Research performed in the United Kingdom shows that almost three quarters of mobile phone subscribers are wasting an average of nearly £200 on misjudged contracts, totaling nearly £5 billion a year in the UK. The main cause is that people believe they will spend more minutes on the phone than they do in the end.
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Although indebted to the UK and Netherlands, Iceland has rejected the two parties’ latest plan to repay the approximately 4 billion euros lost when the latter’s banking system collapsed in 2008.
If certain regulations do not make you think twice before you consume alcohol heavily, maybe the fact that one too many drinks can increase the risk of cancer will. A recent study suggests that drinking more than a pint of beer every day substantially increases the risk of developing cancer.
Procter&Gamble has “cleared” the way towards exclusively focusing on its cosmetics and healthcare units by selling its last remaining food brand- Pringles- to Diamond Foods.
A team of researchers from the UK and Japan has discovered the chemical which calls stem cells from bone marrow into action to the site of a wound.
Scientists have gained new insight into acute myeloid leukaemia’s “secrets” as they have discovered three groups of mutations underlying this form of cancer that affects white blood cells.
Ratings agency Moody’s warned that Britain’s AAA debt rating could be downgraded if the economic growth doesn’t rise up to expectations and the government responded by slowing down its deficit reduction plan. The agency’s warning came on Thursday, after finance minister George Osborne revealed lower growth forecasts in his 2011 Budget a day before.
Although fish spa pedicure has been practiced as a legitimate procedure in UK cosmetics centers, gaining a high status of popularity, national health officials have initiated an investigation on the grounds that it might contribute to spreading infections.
Fears of a wide mass measles epidemic have emerged after a woman carrying the contagious infection traveled widely within the United States. Consequently, state, local and federal health agencies have entered a state of emergency and frenzy in preventing a related outbreak.
The soon-to-be wedded royal pair of Prince William and Kate Middleton, one of the most famous couples at the moment, paid an official visit to St Andrews on the east coast of Scotland. While at it, they also returned to the university where they met and fell in love with each other.