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Tory hopefuls told not to squander UK science progress

Tory hopefuls told not to squander UK science progress

Science
The Conservative leadership candidates have been urged to make a pledge to put scientific research at the heart of their economic policy. Scientific bodies have called on Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson to set out their long-term plans for research.They want them to commit to ensuring that the UK remains a world leader in research and innovation.There is also alarm that the political uncertainty is stalling efforts to develop a strategy for UK science.The president of the UK's Royal Society, Prof Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, told BBC News that the uncertainty "could threaten the research and innovation that are vital for the long-term health of our economy". More stories like this:Science has been relatively well-funded under Theresa Ma...
Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona (1-4 on aggregate): Luis Suarez scores twice as holders progress to sixth consecutive Copa del Rey final

Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona (1-4 on aggregate): Luis Suarez scores twice as holders progress to sixth consecutive Copa del Rey final

Sports
THREE AND EASY Suarez's brace included an audacious panenka penalty while Raphael Varane netted an own-goal Luis Suarez scored twice to help earn Barcelona a 3-0 win (4-1 on aggregate) over Real Madrid in El Clasico and secure them a place in the Copa del Rey final for sixth consecutive season. Barcelona celebrate their 3-0 victory The home side were dominant but failed to take any of their chances and, following a goalless first-half, Barcelona made the breakthrough when Suarez finished from Ousmane Dembele’s cross. An own-goal from Raphael Varane on 69 minutes doubled Barcelona’s advantage and Suarez added his second with an audacious penalty, which he chipped past Keylor Navas. More to follow.. Let's block...
Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Sports
FOR THE BHOYS The keeper earned comparisons with Liverpool flop Loris Karius for his error Celtic are through to the Europa League knockout stages despite a 2-1 home defeat to Red Bull Salzburg in Group B. Brendan Rodgers’ men knew they could afford to get a draw and qualify as runners-up behind the already-qualified Austrian side. Brendan Rodgers applauds the home fans after the full time whistle However, the result in the Rosenborg and RB Liepzig game meant their 2-0 deficit would see them crash out. Craig Gordon’s intercepted throw was the pick of the goals, with fans comparing the Scot to Liverpool flop Loris Karius. But Tore Reginiussen’s equaliser for Rosenborg ensured the Scottish side did progress ...
Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Health
Life expectancy in the UK has stopped improving for the first time since 1982 when figures began. Women's life expectancy from birth remains 82.9 years, and for men it is 79.2, the figures from the Office for National Statistics for 2015-17 show. In some parts of the UK life expectancy has even decreased.For men and women in Scotland and Wales it declined by more than a month, while men in Northern Ireland have seen a similar fall. How long are you going to live? UK among worst for life expectancy rises For women in Northern Ireland, and for men and women in England, life expectancy at birth is unchanged.The data also shows that the UK lags other leading countries for life expectancy, including France, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Japan.AnalysisBy Ro...
Arsenal FC news: Laurent Koscielny back in training and ‘making very good progress’ from Achilles operation, reveals manager Unai Emery

Arsenal FC news: Laurent Koscielny back in training and ‘making very good progress’ from Achilles operation, reveals manager Unai Emery

Sports
GUNNERS BOOST Gunners boss suggests the French centre-back could be back in action before the end of 2018  Arsenal have been handed a boost as captain Laurent Koscielny returned to training on Thursday for the first time since having surgery on an Achilles injury. The France defender missed the World Cup after rupturing his Achilles in the Gunners’ Europa League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid in May. Laurent Koscielny suffered injury heartbreak in the Europa League last season, ruling him out of the World Cup Initial reports suggested the 32-year-old may not play again in 2018. But manager Unai Emery has revealed Koscielny has stepped up his recovery and is ‘making good progress’ as he works his way ...