'Crisis economy' UK: You're in as bad a state as eurozone, says new Bank chief as IMF urges Osborne to ditch austerity packageMark Carney compared the UK to basket case countries in the eurozoneThe IMF has slashed its growth forecast for the UK over next two years By Alex Brummer PUBLISHED: 23:15 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:33 GMT, 19 April 2013 Warning: Mark Carney, who takes over from Sir Mervyn King in July, compared the UK with basket case countries in the eurozone in a brutal assessment of the economic outlook Britain was last night branded a ‘crisis economy’ by incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The Canadian, who takes over from Sir Mervyn King in July, compared the UK with basket case countries in the eurozone in a brutal assessment of the economic outlook
'You've lived too long. You're a nuisance': What drunken daughter, 67, told her elderly mother, 97, before trying to smother her after row over Christmas dinner Connie Goodman, 97, fought off daughter and pressed emergency alarmJulie Faulkner jailed for five years after admitting attempted murderTold police: 'I promised her when it got too bad I'd put a pillow on her face'Mother has changed her locks and doesn't want to see her daughter again By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 11:44 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:52 GMT, 5 April 2013 Jailed: Julie Faulkner, 67, tried to smother her mother with a cushion in a row over Christmas dinner in her sheltered accommodation in Blaby, Leicstershire The daughter of a frail 97-year-old woman smothered her with a pillow for asking to be cooked Christmas dinner, shouting: 'You've lived too long and you're a nuisance.' Julie Faulkner, 67, has now been jailed for five years for the assault, which almost cost the life of her mother, Connie Goodman.
Smartphone app that claims to beat stress and can monitor the user's emotional stateIt works out size of nearby crowds to detect potentially stressful situationsUser’s emotional state is then monitored through their use of language PUBLISHED: 02:50 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:50 GMT, 26 March 2013 The app works out the size of nearby crowds to detect situations where a user might get stressed Smartphone users will be able to lead a happier life thanks to a new app designed to beat stress. The Android Remote Sensing app (AIRS), developed at Cambridge University, analyses a person’s location, weather, noise levels, calendar events, emails, texts and calls. It can even work out the size of nearby crowds to detect situations where a user might get stressed
That'll stop the emergency calls! RAC launches device that will warn motorists of faults BEFORE their car breaks downThe RAC Advance transmits data about a car before and after every journeyIf car breaks down it will automatically alert recovery team with informationTiny black box is size of a matchbox and works using car's computer system By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:53 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 10 March 2013 The RAC is to launch a device that will warn motorists about faults in their cars before they break down. The matchbox-sized device, called the RAC Advance, transmits data about the car before and after every journey by slotting slots into a car's computer system. The automated system means that drivers then receive a phone call, text or email telling them there's a fault with their car.
Daughter is given a kidney by both her parents: Critically-ill model to receive organ from her mother… 10 years after receiving transplant from her father Deborah Maddison has had kidney problems since she was 16Underwent first kidney transplant in 2003 when father donated 26-year-old also suffers from osteoporosis and heart problems She has pursued a successful modelling career despite her poor health By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:46 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:06 GMT, 14 February 2013 A decade ago, Deborah Maddison’s father gave her his kidney, saving her when she had hours left to live
HMRC accused of missing its target 'by a mile' in attempted crackdown on tax credit fraud and error 2.27billion lost in 2010/11 due to tax credit fraud and error despite efforts to curb lossesTax bosses had hoped to reduce losses by 1.4billion But they only cut 500million as a fifth of cases resulted in overpayment Margaret Hodge said that senior officials needed to 'get a grip' and resolve 'deeply worrying' issues By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 01:36 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:07 GMT, 14 February 2013 A HMRC crackdown on tax credit fraud and error missed its target 'by a mile', as tax bosses failed to stop losses of more than 850 million. Despite instigating a plan to tackle inefficiencies, error was still rife in the taxation system throughout 2010/11 as 2.27 billion was lost. Watchdogs criticised the failed approach, demanding that tax bosses 'get a grip' and saying that the money could have been spent on 'schools and hospitals'.
Autism risk of drug taken by thousands of mums for epilepsy: Up to 17,500 children affected since 1973, researchers believeAs many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim affectedDrug taken by about 21,500 women of childbearing age to control seizuresFamilies campaigning for manufacturer to withdraw the drug By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:54 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 4 February 2013 Dangers: Researchers have warned as many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim have developed autism or behavioural problems (file picture) An epilepsy drug taken by thousands of women has been linked to learning disabilities in children. Researchers say as many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim have developed autism or behavioural problems. They believe up to 17,500 children in Britain have been affected since 1973, when it was launched.
Labour and Lib Dems accused of 'not trusting the people' to decide the future of Britain's place in EuropeGeorge Osborne reveals Tory plan to portray rival parties as undemocraticHe dismisses warnings from Nick Clegg that years of uncertainty ahead of 2017 EU referendum will undermine growth by deterring investorsBoris Johnson attacks Labour's Ed Miliband for ruling out a vote Warns Britain cannot 'run away' from tough choices on the economyDavid Cameron promise of a say on EU gave Tories a poll boost .
Pill that lets you drop a dress size by suppressing appetite set to hit Britain later this year… and a version for children could be on its way too American company wants to sell lorcaserin or Belviq in UK and EuropeStudy showed dieters lost an average of 8 per cent body weight after a yearTrials for obese children would begin one year after it went on market By Fiona Macrae Science Correspondent PUBLISHED: 02:02 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:02 GMT, 2 January 2013 A ‘drop-a-dress-size’ diet pill could be on sale within months – and the first weight loss drug for children could follow
Each NHS trust needs a tsar to tackle obesity crisis, say top doctors as UK's fat epidemic shows no sign of slowing UK second only to the US for weight problems and situation is getting worseTreatment still 'inadequate' adding to 5billion cost of dealing with issue /12/31/article-2255540-059C6912000005DC-251_634x421.jpg” width=”634″ height=”421″ alt=”Crackdown: Leading doctors have advised that an obesity tsar should be appointed at every NHS trust to tackle a growing crisis” class=”blkBorder” /> Crackdown: Leading doctors have advised that an obesity tsar should be appointed at every NHS trust to tackle a growing crisis Yet treatment is still ‘inadequate’ adding to the annual 5billion cost of dealing with the issue. The Royal College said two out of three hospitals lack ‘joined-up’ services for patients who are obese or overweight.