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Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Allergies: Teenagers needing hospital treatment up 65% in five years

Health
The number of children who received hospital treatment for allergies has increased by 65% across England in the past five years, figures have revealed.In 2013-14, 2,873 teenagers sought treatment whereas in 2017-18 it was 4,743, data from NHS Digital shows.Allergy UK said this could be because this was the age when sufferers started taking responsibility for themselves.There have been calls for the government to introduce legislation on how schools should manage allergies.The figures from NHS Digital, released to BBC London under the Freedom of Information Act, also showed the number of children treated for anaphylactic shock increased by 41% in the past five years.For teenagers, the increase was 36% while for those aged 19 and o...
Five dead, dozens injured after strong earthquake rocks Philippines

Five dead, dozens injured after strong earthquake rocks Philippines

World
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The death toll climbed to five Thursday after a strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Philippines, damaging buildings and threatening landslides, officials. The temblor struck about 13 miles east of Tulunan in North Cotabato province after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at a depth of 5 miles, the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Tulunan, North Cotabato and M'lang municipalities and Kidapawan City felt the earthquake at a 7 Intensity, which the Philippines seismology institute, also known as Phivolcs, describes as "destructive" on its 10-degree scale. Hundreds of aftershocks have rippled through the region, continuing into Thursday afternoon with some registering as high as magnitude 5.3. At least 27 people were injured and 5 were killed by the ea...
Five Star: Making Rain or Shine was ‘an ordeal’, says Doris Pearson

Five Star: Making Rain or Shine was ‘an ordeal’, says Doris Pearson

Entertainment
Pop group Five Star unexpectedly returned to the headlines over the last few weeks after a boy who swore at them on children's TV in 1989 apologised for his outburst, only for the apology to be revealed as a hoax.Coincidentally, the story cropped up as the band marked the 35th anniversary of their formation, which happened in a three-bed townhouse in Romford, Essex. It's a story of rags-to-riches-to-rags (depending on how much you trust the tabloids) that ends with the band back on their feet.We spoke to Doris Pearson who, along with her siblings Denise, Lorraine, Delroy and Steadman, sold more than 15 million records in the 1980s.They even became the first black group to win a Brit Award, in recognition of the four-times platinu...
KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

Sports
KSI has told talkSPORT he will knock Logan Paul out by the FIFTH round of their boxing rematch.The two Youtubers will fight each other in the ring for a second time after battling to a draw in their first bout – the rematch taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Getty The two couldn’t be separated at the first fight in August 2018 Brit KSI also took the opportunity to send a chilling message to Paul’s younger brother Jake, who is also a Youtuber, that he’d like to “break Jake Paul’s skull.” At the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch press conference in London, KSI insisted that Paul will not be able to deal with him come November 9. He told Gareth A Davies: “November 9th I’m knocking him out by round five. There’s nothing he can do about it. “He can lift
Estonia, five other nations to build unmanned military ground vehicle

Estonia, five other nations to build unmanned military ground vehicle

Business
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A consortium of European countries, led by Estonia, agreed to develop unmanned military ground vehicles on Friday. The Estonian Center for Defense Investments joined representatives from Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia and Spain in Tallinn to sign an agreement for the development of Modular Unmanned Ground Systems, known as MUGS, with funding from the European Defense Fund, an agency of the European Union which coordinates investment in defense research and encourages interoperability between national forces. The countries seek $ 34.1 million from the EDF, with participating countries adding additional funds. The Estonian defense contractor Milrem Robotics, manufacturer of the THeMIS unmanned vehicle used by the Estonian military, has signed on as a developer. ...