News That Matters

Tag: sent

Hastings chair Hoffman sent to Coventry

Hastings chair Hoffman sent to Coventry

Business
Gary Hoffman, the banker who led the transformation of Northern Rock after its nationalisation, is being lined up as the next chairman of the Coventry Building Society, Britain's second-biggest.Sky News has learnt that Mr Hoffman's appointment by the mutual is awaiting clearance from regulators‎ and could be announced later this month.Assuming the move is approved by watchdogs, it will see one of the UK's most senior financial executives replacing Peter Ayliffe, who has been acting as interim chairman since Ian Pickering died last autumn.Mr Hoffman, who was born in Coventry, has retained strong links to the city, having tried on a previous occasion to lead a takeover of its League Two football club from Sisu Capital, its controversial hedge fund owner.A City source said this weekend that M
Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Technology
Facebook members can discover whether they are among the 87 million potential users whose data was shared with Cambridge Analytica.Every account holder is being sent one of two notices informing them whether their data was breached.The tech giant said people will also be shown what apps they use and what data those apps may have gathered.Facebook has additionally suspended a data analytics firm called Cubeyou, ahead of an investigation.The tech giant will look into into whether Cubeyou collected data for academic purposes and then used it commercially, following a partnership with Cambridge University in the UK.The investigation follows allegations reported by CNBC, regarding a personality quiz called "You Are What You Like", also known as "Apply Magic Sauce".Cubeyou denies the allegations...
How a New Year’s Detox Sent One Woman to the ER

How a New Year’s Detox Sent One Woman to the ER

Health
After the sugar- and booze-filled holidays, starting the new year off with a cleanse or a detox may seem like a great way to reset, kickstart healthy habits, and maybe lose a few pounds. But certain “cleansing” strategies can be downright dangerous—as one British woman learned when her New Year’s detox sent her to the hospital with potentially life-threatening complications.The 47-year-old patient was admitted to Milton Keynes University Hospital in the U.K. after she collapsed and suffered a seizure. Doctors learned that she’d been drinking more water and tea than normal, and had also been taking at least nine herbal supplements in an attempt to treat minor symptoms such as stress and low mood.The woman's doctors wrote about her case, which occurred during a previous New Year's season, in
Arsenal FC news: Jack Wilshere sent off after mass brawl in Under-23s match

Arsenal FC news: Jack Wilshere sent off after mass brawl in Under-23s match

Sports
Jack Wilshere and Man City's Tyreke Wilson were both shown red cards following the brawlMonday, August 21, 2017Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was shown a red card after being involved in a mass brawl during the under-23s match against Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.Wilshere has yet to play for the Gunners in the new Premier League season, having spent the last campaign on loan at Bournemouth.The 25-year-old - now fit again following his recovery from the fracture to his lower left leg suffered during Bournemouth's 4-0 defeat at Tottenham in April - was drafted into Steve Gatting's side on Tuesday night, along with fellow first-team squad players Rob Holding and Ainsley Maitland-Niles.Wilshere had helped set up one of the goals as Arsenal were leading 4-1 during the second half b...