DRINKING alcohol everyday for 30 years left this man with a giant neck of tumours, that resembled the figure of Marvel’s Hulk. The 68-year-old man was diagnosed with the rare Madelung’s disease after drinking litres of spirits for 30 years.
Airport security is a drag, especially if you forget liquids are banned and put two bottles of wine in your carry-on. That’s what happened to a pensioner who ended up chugging both bottles, getting so drunk that he couldn’t fly. The 67-year-old German citizen intended to give the two bottles of fine wine to the […]
Dr Peter Carter, past president of the Royal College of Nursing, said unless urgent action is taken the dramatically falling numbers of district nurses, signal the death knell for the service. He added that their vital services are not only essential but “cost effective” for keeping patients out of hospital and cutting a growing number […]
NURSING visits to patients in their own homes will become a thing of the past, experts predict after the release of figures that show their numbers have almost halved in the seven years. Daily Express :: Health Feed
But after the death of his wife Jean he found himself rattling around alone in the property’s 10 rooms. So he decided to downsize – by carving it in half. The enterprising 82-year-old said: “I converted the house into two, two-bedroom flats and I live in one and have let out the other. “I am […]
Not dodging but shuffling THE global war on tax evasion rumbles on. What began as an American onslaught, with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) of 2010, has been joined by more than 100 countries through an initiative called the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). Under this, governments will exchange tax information on their financial […]