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Crackdown on nuisance calls promised

British Mags - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 21:36

Crackdown on nuisance calls promised - The government is planning to make it easier to fine firms that hound members of the public with nuisance calls. [BBC Business]

Smart phones are 'damaging' eyes

British Mags - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:03

Smart phones are 'damaging' eyes - Opticians say people are so addicted to things like smart phones there's increasing risk of damaging their eyes. [BBC Health]

Germany offers UK eurozone backing

British Mags - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:02

Germany offers UK eurozone backing - The EU must ensure non-eurozone countries are legally protected in the event of further integration, the finance ministers of Germany and the UK say. [BBC Politics]

Benefit change 'sees 6% move home'

British Mags - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:02

Benefit change 'sees 6% move home' - About 6% of social housing tenants in Britain affected by changes to benefits partly designed to cut under-occupancy have moved home, research suggests. [BBC Business]

Smoking bans 'improve child health'

British Mags - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:01

Smoking bans 'improve child health' - Laws banning smoking in public places have had a positive impact on child health, an international study in the Lancet says. [BBC Health]

Overweight 'being seen as the norm'

British Mags - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:06

Overweight 'being seen as the norm' - Being overweight is increasingly seen as the norm, England's chief medical officer says. [BBC Health]

Meet Crabster, the giant robotic CRAB that will revolutionise underwater exploration

British Mags - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:06

Meet Crabster, the giant robotic CRAB that will revolutionise underwater exploration - Engineers at the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology will test the robot in the Yellow Sea where it will help archaeologists explore 12th century shipwrecks. [Daily Mail Tech]

'Big six' face competition inquiry

British Mags - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:05

'Big six' face competition inquiry - Regulators will investigate whether the "big six" UK energy suppliers are preventing effective competition in the UK energy market. [BBC Business]

End this obsession over climate change: It stops us tackling floods and storms now say experts

British Mags - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:19

End this obsession over climate change: It stops us tackling floods and storms now say experts - Climate experts from the University of Manchester argue that flood defences must be given greater priority if the huge impact of this winter’s storms (pictured) are not to be repeated. [

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Two face genital mutilation charges

British Mags - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:18

Two face genital mutilation charges - The first UK prosecutions over female genital mutilation are announced by the Crown Prosecution Service. [BBC Health]

UK experts back meningitis B jab

British Mags - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:17

UK experts back meningitis B jab - A vaccine that protects against a deadly form of meningitis is set to be introduced in the UK. [BBC Health]

Trust people with pensions - Osborne

British Mags - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:00

Trust people with pensions - Osborne - George Osborne rejects fears newly retired people could "blow" their pension pot under reforms introduced in Wednesday's Budget. [BBC Business]

VIDEO: Hitachi rail business moves to UK

British Mags - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:00

VIDEO: Hitachi rail business moves to UK - Japanese electronics firm Hitachi says it will move its global rail business from Japan to the United Kingdom. [BBC Business]

Girl died after paramedic 'failure'

British Mags - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:59

Girl died after paramedic 'failure' - A coroner says a paramedic's decision to stop trying to resuscitate a seven-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack was a gross failure. [BBC Health]

Queen backs Benn vigil in Parliament

British Mags - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:58

Queen backs Benn vigil in Parliament - The Queen grants permission for the body of Tony Benn to rest overnight in Parliament's chapel, Speaker John Bercow confirms. [BBC Politics]

NHS complaints system 'too complex'

British Mags - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:57

NHS complaints system 'too complex' - Healthwatch England says more than 70 organisations are involved in the process for dealing with complaints about the NHS and social care. [BBC Health]

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