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Plan to tackle failing care homes

British Mags - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 08:28

Plan to tackle failing care homes - A system of special measures designed to improve failing hospitals in England is to be extended to care homes, the government is expected to announce. [BBC Health]

Insurance comparison sites 'failing'

British Mags - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 08:28

Insurance comparison sites 'failing' - Websites that compare insurance prices for consumers fail to meet users' expectations, according to a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). [BBC Business]

House price inflation hits 10.5%

British Mags - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:23

House price inflation hits 10.5% - Annual house price inflation hit 10.5% in May, the highest rate for four years, according to the Office for National Statistics. [BBC Business]

Cuddly puppets axed as Wonga attempts big clean-up

British Mags - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:24

Cuddly puppets axed as Wonga attempts big clean-up - Grandparent characters are axed from Wonga's advertising campaign as its new chairman says it is time for the payday lender to grow up. [BBC Business]

'Child neglect' of bad baby teeth

British Mags - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:24

'Child neglect' of bad baby teeth - Child neglect is to blame for "absolutely appalling" levels of children needing their teeth pulled in hospital, a dental charity says. [BBC Health]

UK broadband 'not fit for purpose'

British Mags - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:23

UK broadband 'not fit for purpose' - The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink. [BBC Business]

A third of Alzheimer's 'preventable'

British Mags - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:23

A third of Alzheimer's 'preventable' - One in three cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide is preventable, according to research from the University of Cambridge. [BBC Health]

Migrants to pay more to use NHS

British Mags - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:23

Migrants to pay more to use NHS - Non-EU patients are to be charged 150% of the cost of NHS treatment in a fresh crackdown on so-called "health tourism". [BBC Politics]

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

British Mags - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:53

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end - Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years. [BBC Health]

AUDIO: Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough

British Mags - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:02

AUDIO: Alzheimer's blood test breakthrough - Scientists describe the development of a new blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's as a 'major step forward' [BBC Health]

Regions to get £6bn funding boost

British Mags - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:50

Regions to get £6bn funding boost - The government announces £6bn of funding for local governments designed to boost local economies. [BBC Business]

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

British Mags - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 15:18

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury - Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government. [BBC Politics]

Barclays apologises to cardholders

British Mags - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 15:15

Barclays apologises to cardholders - Barclays bank apologises to its customers after they complained on social media site Twitter about being unable to withdraw cash from cash machines. [BBC Business]

Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads'

British Mags - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 15:10

Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads' - The government should spend £1bn a year of the money it collects from fuel duty to fix potholes and roads in England and Wales, the body that represents councils says. [BBC Business]

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