Other subcompact crossovers we think should get the performance treatment

We’ve learned that Hyundai’s engineers are working on a high-performance N version of the Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover SUV. And while people might cringe at the idea of putting effort into making a crossover sporty, we’re not opposed to the idea. It worked pretty well in the case of the Nissan Juke Nismo RS, and […]

George H.W. Bush released from hospital and ‘doing well’ after infection treatment

Al Bello/Getty Images Former US President George H.W. Bush, 93, was discharged from a Houston hospital, where he stayed for nearly two weeks for treatment of an infection that spread to his blood. Bush, the oldest living former US president, was admitted to the hospital a day after he attended the funeral of his wife, […]

Former First Lady Barbara Bush is in ‘failing health’ and won’t seek additional medical treatment

AP A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment. Bush, 92, is battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure and has been hospitalized several times over the last year.  The spokesman said Bush is “surrounded by a family she adores” and appreciates the messages […]

Back pain: Sufferers facing postcode lottery for treatment or pain relief

GETTY – STOCK Back pain treatment is subject to a postcode lottery But a new report from the British Chiropractic Association shows that our chances of curing or even just reducing the pain, depend upon where we live in the UK. The research found significant differences in the number of people experiencing long term back […]

Japanese 2-way sensation Shohei Ohtani hit his first career home run and his teammates gave him the silent treatment

Jae C. Hong/AP Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese Babe Ruth who can both hit and pitch, hit his first career home run, a 3-run home run for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in his first career at bat in front of the home fans. After rounding the bases, Ohtani’s Angels teammates gave him the […]

Fast-track cancer centres set to revolutionise disease diagnosis and treatment

The one-stop “shops” are designed to give people with a range of potential but unclear cancer symptoms a definite answer – in some cases even on the same day. Specialists will be able to carry out every type of investigation under one roof in a move designed to stop people suspected of having the killer […]