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Month: May 2022

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Peter Gabriel and London Grammar among Silver Clef Award winners

The ceremony will take place on July 1 at Grosvenor House Hotel in London P eter Gabriel, London Grammar and Jools Holland are among the winners of this year’s O2 Silver Clef Awards. Former Genesis musician Gabriel will be honoured with one of the most coveted prizes, the O2 Silver Clef Award, at the ceremony in July, held in association with music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. The gong is awarded […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Protein drinks before meals help diabetics blood sugar levels

That's according to a study from the University of Newcastle Whey protein drinks before a meal can help diabetics control their blood sugar levels, according to new research. Scientists believe the drinks slow down how quickly food is digested and stimulate hormones to prevent sugar levels rising so quickly. In the Newcastle University study, people with Type 2 diabetes drank a pre-made shot containing a low dose of whey protein […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Cost to rapid charge an electric car rises by a fifth in eight months

That's according to analysis by the RAC Rapid charging an electric car has become a fifth more expensive in eight months due to soaring energy prices, new figures show. RAC analysis found that the average price of using a public rapid charger in Britain increased from 36.7p per kilowatt hour (kWh) in September last year to 44.6p per kWh this month. This has added £4 to the typical cost of […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Nation split on whether royals are a luxury country cannot afford

That's according to a poll conducted by Ipsos The nation is split over whether the royal family is a luxury the country cannot afford, a survey suggests. The poll, which comes as the royals prepare to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, also found that the majority of people think the Queen should remain as monarch for as long as possible rather than abdicating. Ipsos surveyed 1,039 British adults, finding that […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Government has no evidence hundreds of billions of pounds spend works

That's according to the Commons Public Accounts Committee The Government has “no evidence” that spending hundreds of billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money on major projects is working, MPs have said. The Commons Public Accounts Committee said that Government activity is not being evaluated “robustly or at all” and that it does not know what works to improve outcomes. It said the Prime Minister’s Implementation Unit found in December 2019 […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Retrospective of genius artist John Patrick Byrne opens in Glasgow

One highlight of the show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a room displaying more than 40 self-portraits, described as the most ever displayed at one time, spanning 1963 to 2020 The first retrospective of the “genius” artist and playwright John Patrick Byrne for more than two decades opens in Glasgow on Friday. A Big Adventure charts the career of the Paisley-born polymath, known for works including his play […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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British Transport Police to arm volunteer officers with Tasers

It comes after the Home Secretary last week unveiled plans to give special constables powers to use the weapons The British Transport Police have become the first force in the UK to arm volunteer officers with Tasers. It comes after the Home Secretary last week unveiled plans to give special constables powers to use the weapons, which temporarily incapacitate a person by delivering an electric current through two small-barbed darts. […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Regulator issues safety warning over Nottinghams maternity services

It comes after Donna Ockenden was appointed as chair of an independent review into maternity services at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust The healthcare regulator has issued a safety warning to an NHS trust embroiled in a scandal over baby deaths. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) told Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust it must make “significant and immediate improvements” to its maternity services as it said women and babies may […]

todayMay 27, 2022 1

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Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies aged 60

Depeche Mode’s keyboardist Andy Fletcher has died at the age of 60, the band has announced. Fletcher, nicknamed “Fletch”, founded the group in Basildon in 1980 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two years ago. In a statement, Depeche Mode said: “We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member and bandmate. “Fletch had a true […]

todayMay 26, 2022 1

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