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
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
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- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream