Retailer has recalled more medicines as a precaution after a possible manufacturing fault was identified
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Friday 04 November 2011
Alliance Boots, the retail and wholesale pharmaceuticals giant, revealed a sharp divide between trading at its stores in the South of England, including London, and the rest of the country.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
1. Blink-Intensive Teardrop Vials
You'll look bright-eyed as you trudge through arrivals if you have this pack of 20 individual eyewash vials in your bag.
Friday 21 October 2011
Sunday 28 August 2011
The regulator of medicines is investigating whether there has been a systemic failure in the way healthcare products are repackaged as the Nurofen Plus recall widened to a police investigation into sabotage.
Friday 26 August 2011
Experts are continuing to investigate how some packs of Nurofen Plus came to contain strips of a potentially harmful anti-psychotic drug.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Thursday 18 August 2011
More than one in three Britons (35%) has had unprotected sex with a stranger or new partner while on holiday, according to a poll.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Rupert Wyatt, 105 mins (12A)<br/>Project Nim, James Marsh, 93 mins (12A)
Sunday 14 August 2011
Thursday 11 August 2011
People are being warned against buying "dangerous" herbal slimming aids online.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
"They called themselves protesters. This is a protest," said Rachel Philips, defiantly waving her broom outside Clapham Junction station. She was one of thousands who mobilised to clean up the morning after the worst civil unrest on Britain's streets for many decades. "Bring gloves, heavy duty sacks, brooms, brushes and marker pens," instructed a Twitter feed, @RiotCleanUp. It had over 70,000 followers within hours.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Donating to crisis appeals such as your Give a Day's Pay appeal for Somalia is extremely important, and saves lives.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Anders Behring Breivik imagines himself to be a hero, bravely defending his people from the threat of contamination. He evidently hopes that others, with similar views, will be inspired to emulate his actions.
Sunday 24 July 2011
There's some good advice for the would-be migrant to the English countryside in "Escaping the rat race" (17 July), but there are also omissions.
Friday 22 July 2011
It doesn't do to bite the hand that feeds one. But have a look through this newspaper. If you're reading this online, have a look through the global interwebs. What you find is that it's all about stuff. Stuff you don't need, most of it. Much of it, stuff you don't want which, thanks to the genius and sheer effort of marketing and advertising, you somehow come to believe you do want. Some of it (insurance is a good example) is stuff they are pretty certain you will never need, which is why they persuade you that you need it urgently, or else.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First
- 1 JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Video shows what happens when lava is poured onto ice
- 5 Cate Blanchett loses temper during interview: 'That's your f**king question?'