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Miscarriage can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder

Miscarriage can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder

Image copyright Nicole Martin Image caption Nicole was not part of the trial, but hopes that by sharing her experience she can help support other people who have lost a baby to miscarriage Women who have recently had a miscarriage are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder, doctors at Imperial College London have said. […]

Energy drink ‘fuel hepatitis risk’

Energy drink ‘fuel hepatitis risk’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The man drank four or five energy drinks a day A man developed an acute liver problem because of his daily energy drink intake, doctors suggest. The case occurred in Florida when a 50-year-old construction worker sought help after developing vomiting, jaundice and abdominal pain. He already had an underlying […]

Bank raises 2017 UK growth forecasts

Bank raises 2017 UK growth forecasts

Image copyright Reuters The Bank of England has raised its growth and inflation forecasts for 2017 and kept interest rates on hold at 0.25%. It increased its prediction for economic growth from 0.8% to 1.4% for next year, but cut the 2018 forecast from 1.8% to 1.5%. The higher growth forecast for 2017 prompted the […]

Philip Green’s plan for BHS pension falls short by £100m

Philip Green’s plan for BHS pension falls short by £100m

Image copyright AFP Sir Philip Green is offering £100m less than the Pension Regulator is seeking to plug a gap in the BHS pension scheme. The BBC understands that the regulator wants £350m in redress from Sir Philip, who is offering £250m. The regulator launched enforcement action against Sir Philip and other former owners of […]

Bank overdraft cap could be re-examined, says FCA

Bank overdraft cap could be re-examined, says FCA

Image copyright Getty Images A decision by the competition regulator not to recommend a cap on excessive overdraft charges could be re-examined, the Financial Conduct Authority says. In its report on bank accounts published in August, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decided against a cap on charges. However the FCA has now announced that […]

UK service sector ‘moves up a gear’ report says

UK service sector ‘moves up a gear’ report says

Image copyright Chris Ratcliffe The UK service sector “moved up a gear” in October according to a closely watched survey of purchasing managers. The Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 54.5 last month, from 52.6 in September – the highest level since January. However the weaker pound is making life more expensive for […]

Pound jumps in wake of Brexit ruling

Pound jumps in wake of Brexit ruling

Image copyright AFP Sterling has risen sharply following the High Court ruling on Article 50, while the FTSE 100 has fallen back. The pound was up 1% at $1.2421 in the wake of the decision, but the FTSE 100 shed 16 points to 6,821 points. The court ruling has “made triggering Brexit a lot trickier […]

Can mega-fast maglev revive Japan's rail reputation?

Can mega-fast maglev revive Japan's rail reputation?

That year Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics, and Japan hogged the spotlight to debut the world’s first commercial bullet train. In 2020, the Japanese capital will host the Summer Olympics, and if you’re getting deja vu that’s because the Asian nation is once again shattering rail records. The new Japanese maglev became the fastest train […]

Friday night football live scoreboard: Week 2 – Washington Post

Friday night football live scoreboard: Week 2 – Washington Post

The Northwest Jaguars faithful are definitely ready for some football. Are you? (Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post) It’s Friday night. And Friday night means football. Once again, the Friday night slate is loaded with great matchups across the area, and we’ll be tracking them live right here all night. The Post will have reporters […]

6 spectacular L.A. hotel pools

6 spectacular L.A. hotel pools

Then there are those inspired South Californian oases striving for something even splashier. Up on the roof, down in the basement, perched on a secluded peninsula, beckoning from a five-star oceanside resort a tad farther down the freeway, here are a half-dozen posh hotel pool experiences well worth the extra plunge. For nearly a century, […]