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Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

Sports
MATCH REPORT Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris means England will finish top of their group while Wales need to rely on other results to get into the play-offs England booked their place at the 2019 World Cup finals in France with a brilliant 3-0 victory over Wales. Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris in a stunning second-half display also dealt a huge blow for Wales’ ambitions of reaching the tournament. Phil Neville celebrates with Toni Duggan, who scored the opening goal This is the first time Wales, who went an incredible 687 minutes without conceding in Group 1, have lost in the campaign. However, Phil Neville’s side did the business tonight in a game where they initially struggled to ...
Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Health
The number of children and young people being treated for type 2 diabetes in England and Wales has gone up from 507 to 715 in four years, new figures show.More than three-quarters were also obese, according to the NHS data.Child health experts said the rise was "alarming" and the childhood obesity epidemic was "starting to bite".Councils said more needed to be done to tackle the obesity crisis in children, particularly among minority ethnic groups, who were most affected.Type 2 diabetes can lead to a range of health problems such as heart disease, strokes and kidney problems.The condition occurs when the body cannot produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. It can be linked to obesity.The figures come from an audit published by the Royal Coll...
Stonehenge: First residents from west Wales

Stonehenge: First residents from west Wales

Science
Researchers have shown that cremated humans at Stonehenge were from the same region of Wales as the stones used in construction. The key question was to understand the geographic origin of the people buried at Stonehenge. The key innovation was finding that high temperatures of cremation can crystallise a skull, locking in the chemical signal of its origin. The findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports.The first long-term residents of Stonehenge, along with the first stones, arrived about 5,000 years ago.Why does it matter?While it is already known that the "bluestones" that were first used to build Stonehenge were transported from 150 miles (240 km) away in modern-day Pembrokeshire, almost nothing is known about the people involved....
Wales GP out-of-hours crisis figures revealed

Wales GP out-of-hours crisis figures revealed

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device The scale of the "crisis" facing GP out-of-hours services has been revealed by BBC Wales research.It shows Welsh health boards could not fill hundreds of shifts, equating to thousands of hours of GP-cover during the course of last winter.One woman with bipolar disorder said the impact had been "enormous" and had caused her to self-harm.The Welsh Government said it was working with health boards "to improve out-of-hours services further".Our research, following freedom of information requests, showed many health boards missed - by a significant margin - key targets for meeting calls ranked as urgent in terms of home visits or appointments.Several health boards failed to provide any GP out-of-hours ...
England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Commonwealth GamesVenue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 AprilCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online. Times and channelsEngland's sprinters secured an impressive relay double on the track as the country's netballers won a dramatic semi-final to keep their hopes of a Commonwealth Games gold medal alive.Wales' Michael Wixey took men's trap gold, while England's David Luckman added his second shooting title.Jon Mould added a road race silver for Wales, while Dani Rowe took bronze.In boxing, England's Lisa Whiteside and Gal Yafai won gold as Northern Ireland collected ...