November 20, 2017

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Should you invest in the technology boom or fear a bust?

Many investors have scoured the technology sector for dazzling returns in recent history and there is little wonder why. Funds in the Investment Association’s Technology and Telecommunications universe turned £10,000 into £24,998 in five years on average, according to FE Analytics figures. What...
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Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Five years later, she did. Ms. Novotna, then 29, defeated Nathalie Tauziat of France 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to lift the Wimbledon singles trophy for the first — and only — time. Photo Ms. Novotna famously cried on the Duchess of Kent’s shoulder in 1993 after losing the women’s singles final at Wimbledon. She tr...
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NHS trusts are still promoting natural births

The NHS is paying a controversial author to persuade midwives to promote ‘natural birth’ despite a series of baby deaths associated with it, campaigners have claimed. At least two trusts have allowed Sheena Byrom to give talks to midwives that include pro-natural birth messages, enraging parents who hav...
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Scots teen in bid for ‘life-changing’ bionic legs

Scots teen in bid for ‘life-changing’ bionic legs

Image copyright Mark Sweeney Image caption Mark Sweeney has been a wheelchair user since an operation on his spinal cord when he was 11. When Mark Sweeney was left paralysed from the waist down by an operation on his spinal cord, he and his family were left devastated. Becoming a wheelchair user aged ju...
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