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You can't use your old pound coins after THIS WEEKEND You can't use your old pound coins after THIS WEEKEND
- October 11, 2017

The discount supermarket chain Aldi is to accept the old £1 coins in its United Kingdom stores for two weeks after they cease to be legal tender. The Royal Mint has produced more than two billion round pound coins since that time. "Retailers are under no obligation to accept the round £1 coin from customers and should not distribute the round £1 coin after October 15". Barry Williams, the discount store chain's trading director, said it was a "no brainer" to continue to accept the old coins. (more...)
Miley Cyrus joins James Corden for 'Carpool Karaoke Miley Cyrus joins James Corden for 'Carpool Karaoke
- October 11, 2017

Miley Cyrus was involved in a hit and run on the set of U.S. TV talent show The Voice , after backing her vehicle into the sound trailer. Cyrus then shared an anecdote that encapsulated how awful of a driver she is: One night on The Voice set, when the singer was the last to leave, she actually crashed her vehicle into the show's sound trailer. (more...)
Commuters disappointed as Delhi Metro rides get costlier
- October 11, 2017

As part of the two phase revision of Metro fares recommended by the Committee, the fare would remain Rs. 10 for the first 2 km, but will subsequently increase by Rs. About 30 students from Delhi University's Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) gathered at Gate 6 of the station and demanded a rollback of the fare hike. (more...)
Russian Federation 2018: Olofinjana tips Nigeria to reach q-final Russian Federation 2018: Olofinjana tips Nigeria to reach q-final
- October 11, 2017

Rohr, whose record stands at played 10, won six, drawn four and lost one, has become only the second coach to lead Nigeria to World Cup qualification with one game to spare. "They can bring the younger ones with them so that we do not just to go the tournament to enjoy it but to push ourselves to the next level", he concluded. (more...)
Anthrax killed more than 100 hippos in Namibia, officials say Anthrax killed more than 100 hippos in Namibia, officials say
- October 11, 2017

Anthrax is a bacterial disease commonly associated with dry climates like the African savannah, where it kills cattle and occasionally humans. "This is a situation that we have seen before", Colgar Sikopo, director of parks and wildlife management, says in a New Era article . (more...)
Kerala government soft on terror, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
- October 11, 2017

Both women named Athira, with different surnames recently appeared before the NIA office in Kochi and recorded their statements wherein they said they were induced into converting their faith from Hinduism to Islam. The second Athira from Palakad eloped with a Muslim man and converted to marry him. In both these cases NIA suspects the role of Popular Front of India (PFI) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI). (more...)
Chris Coleman will 'make his own mind up on Wales future' Chris Coleman will 'make his own mind up on Wales future'
- October 11, 2017

He also heaped praise on Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill for his efforts and hopes they can progress to the World Cup finals . 'He's been a massive part of what we have done and he is the man to hopefully take us forward. He was the undisputed figurehead of Wales's successful qualifying campaign for Euro 2016 and then starred with three goals as Chris Coleman's side confounded every expectation by reaching the semi-finals in France. (more...)
Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe
- October 11, 2017

Between 1975 and 2016 the estimated number of obese boys in the world increased from six million to 74 million. For girls, the tally swelled from five million to 50 million. The team used the height and weight data of 129 million people older than five to estimate body mass trends for 200 countries from 1975 to 2016. Although child obesity rates appear to be stabilising in many high-income European countries, including the United Kingdom, they are accelerating at an alarming rate in many ... (more...)
Off-Duty Somerville Police Officer Dies From Injuries After Highway Crash Off-Duty Somerville Police Officer Dies From Injuries After Highway Crash
- October 11, 2017

A 30-year veteran of the Somerville Police Department, Remigio was a single father of two girls following his wife's death last year. Over his 30-year tenure, he received multiple awards for service to the community, including two Life- Saving Awards, a Meritorious Service Award, a Beyond the Call of Duty Award, and numerous commendations both by his colleagues and by community members. (more...)
Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News
- October 11, 2017

Alexander also writes that she knows the family and has watched them fight to adopt three foster children that attend the school where she works. Eleven-year-old Tannah Butterfield spent the last two years hoping a judge would make her foster parents her forever parents. (more...)
Zerorez joins in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Zerorez joins in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 11, 2017

Dr. Qalbani suggests that every woman should get a mammogram every year, starting at the age of 40. A genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer could reduce the number of women choosing pre-emptive mastectomy surgery, according to a new study. (more...)
Budget 2018: All You Need To Know Budget 2018: All You Need To Know
- October 10, 2017

There'll be a €5 increase per week in all weekly social welfare payments, which will take effect from the last week of March 2018. By increasing the relatively low threshold at which people hit the higher rate of income tax and trimming the amount they actually pay, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said an average family would be a "modest" 500 to 600 euros better off a year. (more...)
California Lowers Penalty For Knowingly Exposing Partners To HIV California Lowers Penalty For Knowingly Exposing Partners To HIV
- October 10, 2017

Wiener said he believed that California's felony HIV laws created a disincentive for some people to get tested, potentially doing more to increase rather than mitigate the public health risk of HIV. Republican state Sen. Joel Anderson, who also voted against the bill , called the legislation irresponsible. "It's absolutely insane to me that we should go light on this", he added. (more...)
HSE Wants To Make Flu Jab Compulsory For Health Care Workers HSE Wants To Make Flu Jab Compulsory For Health Care Workers
- October 10, 2017

Individuals who have not previously received the vaccine should make an appointment with their GP to be referred to the vaccination clinic. With cold and influenza (flu) season upon us, the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) is helping consumers get Urgent Care Prepared by encouraging them to visit their local urgent care center - the best place to receive flu vaccinations and other key winter healthcare services. (more...)
Ministry Saddened By Death Of Sydney Nurse, Says Davies Ministry Saddened By Death Of Sydney Nurse, Says Davies
- October 10, 2017

On Facebook , her brother Murray Shaw wrote " she went into cardiac arrest 5 times in the last hour and the medivac team didnt make it in time ". "You lovely girl and fantastic sister you will be deeply missed", he wrote. "I just said 'I love you, and we're going to get out of this, be strong, I love you, and I'm coming straight away'". The couple had been holidaying on the South Pacific island in the lead-up to Mr Clarke's best mate's wedding and had conquered a number of phobias ... (more...)
An avocado and banana a day keep heart disease away! An avocado and banana a day keep heart disease away!
- October 10, 2017

They said the hardening of the arteries is significantly correlated to a diet based on potassium. The research team - led by Yabing Chen , Ph.D., a professor of pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) - recently reported their in JCI Insight . (more...)
£500k to improve first response mental health services £500k to improve first response mental health services
- October 10, 2017

It's also an opportunity for us to assess our own well being. A separate report by the Mental Health Foundation found that people living with mental health problems contribute 225bn to the economy each year, something they say should make employers wake up to the need to protect that contribution. (more...)
13th patient from sweltering Florida nursing home dies 13th patient from sweltering Florida nursing home dies
- October 09, 2017

A Broward County nursing home has expanded a lawsuit challenging moves by Gov. Rick Scott's administration that effectively shut down the facility after residents died following Hurricane Irma. Authorities have not charged anyone, but the police are treating the deaths as a criminal matter. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills filed a lawsuit last month in Leon County circuit court challenging September 13 and September 14 state orders that placed a moratorium on patient admissions ... (more...)
Nigerian national brutally thrashed for alleged theft in Delhi Nigerian national brutally thrashed for alleged theft in Delhi
- October 09, 2017

The Nigerian man was accused of theft by locals in the area who sought to thrashing him before the police reached the spot, according to CNN-News18 news channel. After the video surfaced, the police said action would be taken against the attackers. This is not the first instance of racially-motivated attacks against African nationals in the National Capital Region. (more...)
Fort Jackson Accident Kills 2; Injuries 6 Others Fort Jackson Accident Kills 2; Injuries 6 Others
- October 09, 2017

The Army has released only limited information regarding what occurred. Ethan Shrader, of Prospect, Tennessee, and Pv.t Timothy Ashcraft, of Cincinnati, Ohio, according to a statement by the Army. Gen. Pete Johnson said in a separate statement. It has with more than 50,000 recruits assigned there each year. The facility is home to the U.S. (more...)

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