EU citizens at risk from May’s ‘hostile environment’ after Brexit, warns former UK civil service chief

Reuters Exclusive: The former head of the UK civil service tells BI that EU citizens could be targeted after Brexit. Lord Kerslake says the Home Office must reassure Europeans living in the UK that they will not suffer the same treatment as Windrush citizens. “Given what happened with Windrush, the onus is now on the […]

A WTO ruling on aircraft subsidies raises the risk of a tariff war

THE manufacture of airliners may be the world’s most globalised industry. Only two firms make big civil jets: Boeing of America and Airbus of Europe. Most of their revenues—55% for Boeing and 70% for Airbus—are earned outside their home territory. Both source parts from dozens of countries. But a ruling by the World Trade Organisation […]

Heart attack warning – 30p fruit could slash your heart disease risk

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency, and should be treated immediately, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by a lack of blood reaching the heart. It may be caused by a blockage in your blood vessels – usually by a blood clot. Not getting […]

Bowel cancer symptoms: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to slash risk of disease

Bowel cancer symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome – most people with them do not have cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, a lump that your doctor can feel in your back passage or tummy (abdomen), more commonly on the right side, is a tell-tale sign. Losing […]

Bowel cancer symptoms: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to slash risk of disease

BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions. But you can help prevent the disease from developing in the first place by making some simple changes to your diet. Increasing your fibre intake is just of the things you can do.

Wealthy childhood ‘increases risk’ of dying from asthma

But new research suggests that deaths from the respiratory disorder among children and younger adults in England was more common in affluent areas. One possible explanation is that cleaner homes increase the risk of childhood allergies. Some scientists think a lack of early childhood exposure to germs increases the chance of allergic diseases and that […]

Dementia signs: Six ways to reduce your risk of early symptoms – including this diet

Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. Symptoms can include problems with memory loss, thinking speed, mental sharpness and quickness, language, understanding, judgement, movement and general difficulties carrying out daily activities. There is no cure for dementia right now, but if it’s diagnosed in the early stages, there are ways […]