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Rising number of children in UK battle depression

Rising number of children in UK battle depression

Sep. 30 | The official NHS guidance recently stated that thousands of children in the UK – who are as young as five – are battling depression. Experts in the country are warning that contemporary childhoods are becoming extremely stressful and factors...

Miss World 2013: Megan Young wins Top Model contest

Miss World 2013: Megan Young wins Top Model contest

Sep. 28 | Miss Philippines, Megan Young has won Miss World 2013’s Top Model Contest. The official website of the pageant confirmed that Young competed against nine other contestants from England, South Sudan, USA, Cyprus, France, Italy, Cameroon, Ukraine and...

Top five early favorites of 2013 Miss World pageant

Top five early favorites of 2013 Miss World pageant

Sep. 27 | Ever since they arrived in Bali, contestants of the 2013 Miss World pageant are attracting plenty of attention, however, five of the finalists have already become favorites and are continuously confirming that they are worthy of winning the crown. The...

Miss World 2013 announces top 10 models

Miss World 2013 announces top 10 models

Sep. 26 | UKTodayNews.com: The upcoming 63rd edition of the Miss World beauty pageant has announced the top 10 finalists on September 24, 2013. The top ten model challenge was witnessed at the Mangupura Hall at Bali International Convention Centre where the 2013...

UK set to fight AIDS, TB and malaria with Global Fund

UK set to fight AIDS, TB and malaria with Global Fund

Sep. 24 | The UK has promised to fight some of the most widespread diseases, including AIDS, TB and malaria. The UK will now save one life every three minutes, with the help of a big new aid commitment to battle some of the world’s most disastrous preventable...

Fingerprint sensor technology of iPhone 5s hacked

Fingerprint sensor technology of iPhone 5s hacked

Sep. 23 | Just a few days ago, US-based tech giant Apple Inc. unveiled a new technology used for its iPhone 5s, known as fingerprint sensor. However, a group of German hackers discovered a way to avoid the Apple’s TouchID and claimed that fingerprint biometrics...

British authorities consider smoking ban in prisons

British authorities consider smoking ban in prisons

Sep. 20 | Authorities in England and Wales are planning to ban smoking in prisons. The ministers have been warned that if a ban on smoking is introduced, then the Prison Service will have to face a number of human rights legal challenges. On the other hand, the...

Miss World Muslimah 2013 winner crowned amidst protests

Miss World Muslimah 2013 winner crowned amidst protests

Sep. 19 | As the Muslim hardliners of Indonesia continue to protest, an all-Muslim beauty pageant – World Muslimah – has crowned its winner for 2013. Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola of Nigeria was crowned winner of the 2013 Muslim pageant on September 18, 2013,...

Miss America 2014 winner is Nina Davuluri

Miss America 2014 winner is Nina Davuluri

Sep. 19 | UKTodayNews.com: For the first time in six years, the Miss America pageant made its way back to Atlantic City and crowned its 2014 winner. The glamorous event – held on September 16, 2013 – featured plenty of elegant evening gowns, interesting...

Shorter radiotherapy course equally effective in breast cancer treatment

Shorter radiotherapy course equally effective in breast cancer treatment

Sep. 19 | A study conducted in the UK of nearly 4,500 patients showed that a shorter course of radiotherapy is just as effective and safe as the longer treatment. Researchers found that the three-week course is just as effective as the five-week treatment and will...