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Smokers who use e-cigarettes every day ‘are most likely to quit cigarettes’

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Smokers who use e-cigarettes every day ‘are most likely to quit cigarettes’

- PEOPLE who use e-cigarettes were significantly more likely to have quit smoking, new research suggests. Researchers found that more than half of daily e-cigarette users had quit smoking in the last five years compared to just 28 per cent of adults who had never tried vaping. And the probability of quitting smoking was three times higher in vapers than those who smoke tobacco, researchers at Columbia University found
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Do you have a street light outside your house? It could ‘increase your cancer risk’

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Do you have a street light outside your house? It could ‘increase your cancer risk’

- LIVING close to street lights could increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to new research. And women who frequently work under artificial lights, like night shift workers, are even more at risk of developing the disease, scientists say. Researchers believe artificial light upsets a woman’s normal circadian rhythm – the body’s internal clock – which can disrupt natural biological processes
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Scotland-only folic acid plan ruled out

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Scotland-only folic acid plan ruled out

- The head of Scotland's food watchdog has said it is unlikely Scotland would be able to go it alone and add folic acid to flour products such as bread. Ross Finnie of Food Standards Scotland said the evidence was clear that fortification could help prevent birth defects such as spina bifida. However, he said that the current industry set-up meant it could only be achieved on a UK-wide basis
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Aldi’s bottle of whisky has been voted one of the best in the world – and a bottle costs just £17.50

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Aldi’s bottle of whisky has been voted one of the best in the world – and a bottle costs just £17.50

- IF you're partial to a dram, then you might wanna pop down to Aldi. The German supermarket's Glen Marnoch Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been awarded a gold medal at a blind taste test - and it cost just £17.49 a bottle. And as if that wasn't enough, it also beat a bottle of whisky that usually costs more than double the price
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The Chase’s Governess Anne Hegerty looks unrecognisable on Loose Women as she reveals her high-functioning autism left her in crippling debt… while viewers slam show for cutting her segment short

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The Chase’s Governess Anne Hegerty looks unrecognisable on Loose Women as she reveals her high-functioning autism left her in crippling debt… while viewers slam show for cutting her segment short

- THE Chase’s Governess, aka Anne Hegerty looked unrecognisable on Loose Women today as she appeared on the show with a glamourous makeover to speak about her struggles with autism.
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Electrical equipment stolen from hospital building

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Electrical equipment stolen from hospital building

- A large quantity of electrical equipment was stolen during a break-in at a Wythenshawe Hospital building. Goods were stolen from a building on Ledson Road, less than half a mile away from the main hospital on Southmoor Road. A spokeswoman for University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, confirmed the body owns the building. Burglars broke into the building between 7pm on Wednesday and 7am on Thursday before fleeing
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Wigan A-level student spotted swigging from hip-flask on live TV before finding out results

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Wigan A-level student spotted swigging from hip-flask on live TV before finding out results

- A Wigan college pupil who was caught taking a cheeky swig from a hip flask on live television has gone viral. James White, 18, was spotted taking a crafty sip as his fellow pupils at Winstanley College were interviewed on Good Morning Britain. James, who got A and B grades, could be seen having a sneaky early morning tipple as reporter Katy Rickitt was busy interviewing other pupils
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These 33 restaurants are the best in Greater Manchester according to the Good Food Guide 2018

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These 33 restaurants are the best in Greater Manchester according to the Good Food Guide 2018

- Greater Manchester has seven new entries in the latest Good Food Guide, which highlights the best restaurants around the country. There are 33 restaurants around the region listed in this year's guide, but only one bagged a coveted spot in its top 50 list - city centre standout Adam Reid at The French. The Midland Hotel's fine dining restaurant has climbed up a place to number 17 since head chef Reid took over from Simon Rogan last year, and refreshed both the decor and the menu
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KFC opens first UK airport restaurant at Manchester Airport - serving chicken from 4am

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KFC opens first UK airport restaurant at Manchester Airport - serving chicken from 4am

- Fast food giant KFC has opened its first UK airport restaurant in Manchester. Passengers can now get their fried chicken fix from as early as 4am before they fly from Terminal Three. The full menu will be served from then until the last flight leaves, and the breakfast menu will also be available until 10am. Stephen Turner, commercial director at Manchester Airport, said: “We are delighted to launch the first ever KFC airside at a UK airport and I am sure the outlet will be incredibly popular with our passengers in Terminal Three
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Can ‘ethical’ hackers be your friend?

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Can ‘ethical’ hackers be your friend?

- The word ‘hacker’ rightly fills the business world with dread... And this perception has only been reinforced in recent years following a series of high-profile news reports which exemplify the reputational and financial damage hackers reap. The importance of these stories is constantly climbing the news agenda. Last week, a cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack earlier this year was arrested on unrelated hacking charges
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Manchester private equity firm bolsters team

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Manchester private equity firm bolsters team

- Palatine Private Equity has strengthened its team with two new recruits. James Gregson joins the Manchester team as investment director, while Matt Coles has joined as investment manager in the London office. James joins from advisory firm BDO, where he spent 11 years, including seven in the M&A team advising clients on domestic and international transactions across a variety of sectors
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Manchester United player Juan Mata teams up with Mats Hummels

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Manchester United player Juan Mata teams up with Mats Hummels

- Mats Hummels has followed Manchester United player Juan Mata's lead by pledging one per cent of his salary to charity. Bayern Munich defender Hummels, who came close to joining United in 2014, messaged Mata after it emerged the playmaker had decided to donate one per cent of his wages to football-based charities. "It's time to celebrate a great news for Common Goal because last week I got an unexpected message from my phone and I'm going to read it to you," Mata said in a video message
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Luke Shaw makes Manchester United fan's dreams come true with incredible gesture

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Luke Shaw makes Manchester United fan's dreams come true with incredible gesture

- Luke Shaw made a teenage girl's dream come true when he invited her on a private tour of Old Trafford to thank her for her support. Amy Pustelnik has been a Manchester United fan her whole life and in particular has been a huge Shaw fan since he arrived at the club in summer 2014. Currently on her summer break from college, Amy persuaded her mum to drive her 100 miles from their home in Nottingham to United's training ground in Carrington in the hope that she would get a picture with her hero
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Manchester United might have identified their fourth signing already

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Manchester United might have identified their fourth signing already

- Jose Mourinho is not renowned for his patience in the transfer window and he enforced a vital tweak to Manchester United's window policy mere months into his reign. Previous managers had to clear every transfer with the remote Glazer family in Tampa, Florida whereas Mourinho agreed on a pot of cash before his maiden window as United manager and it was up to him how he used it
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Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says they should never have sold Manchester City target Jonny Evans

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Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says they should never have sold Manchester City target Jonny Evans

- Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says that the Reds were wrong to allow Jonny Evans to leave. Manchester City are now trying to sign the West Bromwich Albion skipper to boost their centre back options, with Vincent Kompany, John Stones, Eliaquim Mangala and Nicolas Otamendi the only senior centre backson their books. They have already had an £18million bid rejected by the Baggies and are pondering a fresh move
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Jilted wife attacks her cheating husband’s mistress and rips her top off after busting him buying his lover a house

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Jilted wife attacks her cheating husband’s mistress and rips her top off after busting him buying his lover a house

- A RAGING woman attacks her husband and his mistress as he buys a new home for his secret lover. Estate agent staff are seen trying to intervene as the violent scrap breaks out in Hailar, China. Filmed on a mobile phone, witnesses say the fight broke out when the woman and her daughter had gone to the real estate office to run an errand — and unexpectedly met her cheating spouse there
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Hurricane Gert could divide the UK with its tail end bringing wet weather for the north and sunny weather down south

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Hurricane Gert could divide the UK with its tail end bringing wet weather for the north and sunny weather down south

- HURRICANE Gert could split the UK in two – dumping wet weather on the North but bringing glorious sunshine to the South. The category two hurricane will ride in on the jet stream – losing strength as it travels over the Atlantic Ocean. #HurricaneGert will continue to move across the Atlantic this week. Here's an update on how it may affect our weather later this weekend pic
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  • Smokers who use e-cigarettes every day ‘are most likely to quit cigarettes’
    Smokers who use e-cigarettes every day ‘are most likely to quit cigarettes’

    , thesun.co.uk

    PEOPLE who use e-cigarettes were significantly more likely to have quit smoking, new research suggests. Researchers found that more than half of daily e-cigarette users had quit smoking in the last five years compared to just 28 per cent of adults who had never tried vaping. And the probability of quitting smoking was three times higher in vapers than those who smoke tobacco, researchers at Columbia University found
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Politics & Government

  • Donald Trump slammed after he describes woman killed at Charlottesville race riots as "truly special young woman"
    Donald Trump slammed after he describes woman killed at Charlottesville race riots as "truly special young woman"

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    Donald Trump has described Heather Heyer, the woman killed in the Charlottesville race riots, as a "truly special young woman". he president tweeted: "Memorial service today for beautiful and incredible Heather Heyer, a truly special young woman. She will be long remembered by all!" Ms Heyer, 32, an anti-fascist protester, was killed during the far right march at the weekend in Virginia when a car was driven into crowds of counter-demonstrators who clashed with the white supremacists
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  • Huge fire breaks out at Glasgow fruit market with smoke billowing over the city
    Huge fire breaks out at Glasgow fruit market with smoke billowing over the city

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    A huge fire has broken out at Blochairn Fruit Market in Glasgow. Terrifying images and video showed smoke billowing over the city during the early hours of this morning. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have 12 appliances and three aerial apparatus on the scene in the north east of the city. One witness, living two miles away from the scene, told Glasgow Live they heard two loud explosions shortly after 5am
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Technology

  • iPhone 8 leak proves that Apple is about to drop ANOTHER iconic feature for its new gizmo
    iPhone 8 leak proves that Apple is about to drop ANOTHER iconic feature for its new gizmo

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    APPLE fans could be in for a "nasty surprise" when the iPhone 8 is unveiled. That's according to a serial leaker who claims to have access to all the gossip in the supply chain to reveal exactly what's lies in store.. Gordon Kelly, a Forbes tech whizz, reckons you'll be using the iPhone 8 VERY differently to earlier versions. Kelly claims that Tim Cook has forfeited the Touch ID for a facial recognition unlock system similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8
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Health

  • Boy struggling to be diagnosed finally gets 'skull-breaking' op after chance hospital encounter as passing doctor spots condition
    Boy struggling to be diagnosed finally gets 'skull-breaking' op after chance hospital encounter as passing doctor spots condition

    , mirror.co.uk

    A mother says her son was finally diagnosed with a rare skull condition by chance when a doctor walked by him in a hospital. "What kind of cranio does he have?" the doctor is said to have remarked to Kelly Outlaw and her then seven-month-old son Archie. After 30 doctor appointments and countless hospital visits Kelly was told Archie had a rare skull condition, craniosynostosis
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Family & Parenting

  • Victoria and David Beckham enjoy a family meal in Malibu after a fun trip to the Museum of Ice Cream as they continue to put on a united front amid rumours of marriage woes
    Victoria and David Beckham enjoy a family meal in Malibu after a fun trip to the Museum of Ice Cream as they continue to put on a united front amid rumours of marriage woes

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    DAVID and Victoria Beckham treated their kids to a family meal after a fun day out at Los Angeles' Museum of Ice Cream yesterday. The Beckhams emerged from Nobu looking tired following a busy day of bonding, with David carrying daughter Harper to their car while Victoria followed wearing a white T-shirt, leather trousers and shades. Earlier in the day they documented their trip on Instagram, sharing colourful and wacky pictures from inside the quirky tourist attraction
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Saudi border to open for Qatari pilgrims attending Hajj
    Saudi border to open for Qatari pilgrims attending Hajj

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    Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month, state media say. The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the two sides since the Saudis and their allies cut all links with Qatar in June. They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism - a charge Doha denies
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Entertainment & Arts

  • We Are Manchester line-up - more acts added to Manchester Arena reopening concert
    We Are Manchester line-up - more acts added to Manchester Arena reopening concert

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    acts have been added to the stellar line up at Manchester Arena's huge reopening concert next month. X Factor winner Louisa Johnson, pop star Pixie Lott and Manchester grime artist Bugzy Malone will join already confirmed artists including Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley at the benefit show on Saturday September 9. It will be the first event at the venue since the terror attack that killed 22 people as they left Ariana Grande's concert on May 22
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Education

  • A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford
    A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford

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    Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at Oxford University after getting her A-level results. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who lives in Birmingham, confirmed the news in a congratulating all students getting their results on Thursday. She will be studying philosophy, politics and economics. The 19-year-old was nearly killed by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for girls' rights to education in 2012
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Travel & Recreation

  • Stunned drinkers watch as 30 travellers stop outside packed London pub, ‘demand water for their pooing horses then abuse bar staff’
    Stunned drinkers watch as 30 travellers stop outside packed London pub, ‘demand water for their pooing horses then abuse bar staff’

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    A GROUP of 30 travellers stunned pubgoers when they drove 12 carriages to a packed Covent Garden pub and demanded water for their horses. One man who had been enjoying a drink at the Lamb and Flag in London said it was “chaotic” when the large group, believed to be made up of travellers, arrived on Saturday night. They called for water for their horses before going on to another pub – leaving them eating flower baskets and pooing on the ground
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Law & Crime

  • Ransomware cyber-hero Marcus Hutchins' family 'have faith' in US judiciary
    Ransomware cyber-hero Marcus Hutchins' family 'have faith' in US judiciary

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    The parents of a British cyber-security expert arrested on hacking charges in America, have spoken of their faith in the US judicial system. Marcus Hutchins, from Devon, denies six charges relating to Kronos, malicious software that gathered financial information from infected computers. The 23-year-old's parents, Des and Janet Hutchins, said they "have no doubt that Marcus will be seen as an innocent party"
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Science & Nature

  • Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey
    Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

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    Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past Greenland. Researchers believe the radioactivity levels are extremely low and present no danger. However, scientists can use the iodine to accurately map the currents that transport greenhouse gases
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Media & Information

  • Hostage situation at Dutch radio station as knife-wielding suspect forces entry day after popular DJ quit 3FM
    Hostage situation at Dutch radio station as knife-wielding suspect forces entry day after popular DJ quit 3FM

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    A MAN has been arrested after a hostage situation broke out at a radio station in the Netherlands this morning. Dutch police cordoned off the 3FM building in the city of Hilversum as a woman was held captive inside. Arrestatieteam gaat zo naar binnen. In het gebouw is een onderhandelaar aanwezig. @RTLnieuws pic.twitter.com/9BmepYL3N5. The station continued broadcasting with no sign of disruption
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Real Estate

  • Renters are more likely to be evicted if a Waitrose opens nearby – this is why
    Renters are more likely to be evicted if a Waitrose opens nearby – this is why

    , mirror.co.uk

    Waitrose, purveyor of ostrich eggs and an amusingly posh 'essentials' range, is good for homeowners. When one of the supermarkets opens in a town or city, house prices rise by as much as nine per cent. What happens to renters, though? Who, by the way, are more plentiful than ever, given people are having to wait longer to get on the housing ladder on account of all those avocado brunches
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