Study shows nearly third of newborns in the UK may develop Dementia

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Study shows nearly third of newborns in the UK may develop Dementia 

MOSCOW, Sept. 21 — A third of all babies born in Britain and Northern Ireland in 2015 will eventually develop dementia later in life, putting UK in a list of countries which face the "greatest medical challenge," scientists say.

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Cameron suffers humiliating defeat on EU referendum rules

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cameron suffers humiliating defeat on EU referendum rules 

London, Sept. 8 — Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a humiliating defeat in Parliament after his Conservative government failed to change rules governing the UK's referendum on membership of the European Union.

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Go-ahead for North Sea's biggest gas field since 1990

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Go-ahead for North Sea's biggest gas field since 1990 

LONDON, Aug. 31 — Britain's Oil and Gas Authority has approved the development of the largest new North Sea gas field in more than a decade, Chancellor George Osborne announced Monday.

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ISIL changes tactics, attempts to recuit lone-wolf attackers in UK

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on ISIL changes tactics, attempts to recuit lone-wolf attackers in UK 

MOSCOW, Aug. 11 — The Sky News television channel created several fake profiles online to connect with the militants.

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Almost 1,000,000 Russians declare their dual citizenship

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MOSCOW, Aug. 4 — Nearly 1,000,000 Russians have notified the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) about their second citizenship, the FMS press service said on Tuesday in regards to the first anniversary of the law on the mandatory declaration of the authorities by citizens with foreign citizenship.

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UK Muslims launch new multi-faith campaign against extremism

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on UK Muslims launch new multi-faith campaign against extremism 

TEHRAN, July 13 — Declaring war on those promoting extremism, a group of UK Muslim charities have launched a new multi-faith campaign as a collective effort against radicalization.

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UK Food Standards Agency finds made in India Maggi safe to eat

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on UK Food Standards Agency finds made in India Maggi safe to eat 

LONDON, July 2 — UK's food regulator Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Wednesday gave a clean chit to Nestle for Maggi manufactured in India, saying levels of lead in the product are well within the EU permissible levels.

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New method helps doctors diagnose esophageal cancer in minutes

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on New method helps doctors diagnose esophageal cancer in minutes 

LONDON, June 24 — A newly developed breath test can help doctors diagnose the early signs of esophageal and gastric cancer in minutes, according to a report released Tuesday by the Imperial College London.

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Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey 

STOCKHOLM, June 16 — Sweden excels in medical results, but falls short on service provision and patient empowerment, according to a report presented Monday by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions.

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British trade deficit shrinks to 1.2 bln pounds in April

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on British trade deficit shrinks to 1.2 bln pounds in April 

LONDON, June 9 — British deficit on trade in goods and services was estimated to have been 1.2 billion pounds (or 1.8 billion U.S. dollars) in April 2015, compared with the previous month's 3.1 billion pounds, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed Tuesday.

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