British golfer, 73, drowns in Spanish lake after falling in when he went to retrieve his ball Thomas Ross fell into lake at Dunas de Donana golf course in AndaluciaMr Ross, 73, from Scotland, was playing the fifth hole when he slippedCourse located near Matalascanas which is popular with British tourists By Lee Moran PUBLISHED: 11:28 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:23 GMT, 23 April 2013 Died: Thomas Ross died while on a golfing holiday in Spain A British golfer drowned in a Spanish lake after he fell in trying to find a lost ball.
Anger as prostate cancer lags behind in research spending despite being the most common form of disease Just 400 is spent on research per case diagnosedBreast cancer receives 853 per diagnosed caseProstate Cancer UK says disease is 'not on the radar'One man an hour dies from prostate cancer By Jenny Hope Medical Correspondent PUBLISHED: 02:02 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:09 GMT, 1 January 2013 Prostate cancer – the most common form of the disease in men – is bottom of the league for research spending, figures reveal. The disease lies in 20th place, with just over 400 spent on research per case diagnosed.
Pensions raid will hit 340,000 high earners: Public sector fat cats among those targeted in the 1bn tax grab Pension tax-breaks to be cut to from 50,000 to 40,000 a year to raise 1bnChancellor insists wealthy must shoulder more of Britain's debt burdenTax-free allowance for pensions cut from 1.5m to 1.25m over a lifetimeExperts say cuts will not just hit fat cats and will discourage savers But basic state pension is to rise by 2.5% next year to 110.15 a weekCritics say that it still leaves one in five pensioners in poverty | UPDATED: 01:55 GMT, 6 December 2012 A 1billion raid on pensions will hit tens of thousands of middle and high-income earners, experts warned last night. George Osborne yesterday announced he was cutting the tax-free amount an individual can put into their pension each year from 50,000 to 40,000. It comes just a year after the annual limit was cut from 255,000
Britain's new Navy carriers will sail without crucial radar technology for five years | UPDATED: 02:13 GMT, 2 December 2012 Britain's new aircraft carriers will put to sea without a crucial safety feature. Ministry of Defence sources revealed yesterday that radar technology which warns commanders of incoming enemy warplanes and missiles may not be ready until five years after the first of the 7 billion warships enters service in 2017. The Royal Navy’s ageing Sea King helicopters, which currently provide the fleet’s Airborne Early Warning (AEW) system, will be retired in 2016
Patient's own blood used to create stem cells in breakthrough that could treat a whole range of diseasesThe cells are building blocks that allow the body to produce new cells and repair tissuesScientists believe blood could be the easiest and safest source of stem cells | UPDATED: 10:22 GMT, 30 November 2012 A patient's own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, in a groundbreaking development which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases. A team at the University of Cambridge believes the development could be one of the easiest and safest sources of stem cells. Stem cells are the building blocks of tissue growth.
Government insists green energy drive will SAVE households 100 on gas and electricity bills by 2020 | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 29 November 2012 The Government has set out its long-term proposals for the UK energy industry today, claiming that they will keep household energy bills lower over the next decade than would the status quo. Presenting the long-delayed Energy Bill to parliament, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said utility firms would be allowed to increase the 'green' levy from 3bn to 7.6bn a year by 2020, which according to most estimates could increase annual household bills by 100. However, Mr Davey maintained that household bills would be 7 per cent or 94 a year lower by 2020 than they would have been without the Bill's proposals