Education and child care costs soar above general CPI increase

Education and child care costs soar above general CPI increase

Figures show childcare and schooling have far outstripped price rises in many other parts of the economy.



EU Approval Recommended for Edoxaban for AF Patients

EU Approval Recommended for Edoxaban for AF Patients

The positive opinion from Europe comes just 3 months after the FDA gave its approval to the medication for the reduction of stroke and systemic embolism and to treat DVT/PE. Heartwire from Medscape

Apple launches three new Apple Watch ads

Apple launches three new Apple Watch ads

Apple has unveiled three new ads for its Apple Watch. The ads are called Apple Watch - Us, Apple Watch - Up, and Apple Watch - Rise. The Up add focuses on ways that users of the Apple watch can keep in touch and mostly focuses on couples doing those sweet things that their single friends dislike. OL

Nepal earthquake: Growing number of Australians missing

Nepal earthquake: Growing number of Australians missing

At least 11 Australians have been listed as missing in Nepal following the earthquake which has claimed more than 1300 lives.

Allardyce singles out Adrian

Allardyce singles out Adrian

Sam Allardyce was full of praise for goalkeeper Adrian after West Ham held on to secure a 0-0 draw against relegation-battling QPR.

Burnley 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy goal sees Foxes climb out of bottom three

Burnley 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy goal sees Foxes climb out of bottom three

Leicester City climbed out of the bottom three as they defeated relegation rivals Burnley 1-0 in an attritional battle at Turf Moor, the game turning on one dramatic second-half minute.

Witness: Took 2 hours of smashing concrete to free man

Witness: Took 2 hours of smashing concrete to free man

A 7.8 magnitude quake slammed Nepal, killing hundreds, authorities say. Thomas Nybo, a photographer for The New York Times reports from Kathmandu, Nepal.

How earthquakes are measured

How earthquakes are measured

Earthquakes are measured using seismographs, which monitor the seismic waves that travel through the Earth after an earthquake strikes.

Nepal: Several hundred dead after worst earthquake in 80 years

Nepal: Several hundred dead after worst earthquake in 80 years

A powerful earthquake has rocked Nepal,killing and injuring scores of people.

Many more are feared trapped under rubble, amid widespread scenes of devastation.

The death toll stood at 758 in Nepal, according to a Reuters report at 1453 CET. 

The 7.9 magnitude q

Apple Watch Bands Will Warp And Discolor Over Time, Apple Warns

Apple Watch Bands Will Warp And Discolor Over Time, Apple Warns

If you're planning on buying the Apple Watch, expect that the Apple Watch bands will discolor and warp over time. This is according to an internal Apple support document obtained by the folks at 9to5Mac. According to the document, Apple appears to be informing its employees that the Apple Watch band

Starbucks Network Snafu Results In Free Coffee For Everyone

Starbucks Network Snafu Results In Free Coffee For Everyone

If you thought that Starbucks' drinks were always a tad expensive, then today would have been a great day to capitalize on the company's network outage. It seems that due to the systems going down, the coffee chain's point-of-sales system was affected as well which forced the company to give away fr

Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast

Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Authorities downgraded the likelihood of a major eruption at the Calbuco volcano, although the mountain remained active Saturday and the ash clouds it already ejected caused cancelations of more airline flights. Rodrigo Alvarez, head of the National Mining and Geology Servi

Reports: NBC finds at least 10 Brian Williams embellishments

Reports: NBC finds at least 10 Brian Williams embellishments

An NBC investigation into the reporting of suspended anchor Brian Williams has found at least 10 instance of exaggerations and embellishments, CNN and the Washington Post reported Saturday. Read more on NewsOK.com

Apple Watch tip: Here's what to do if you have problems setting up your watch

Apple Watch tip: Here's what to do if you have problems setting up your watch

So your Apple Watch just arrived in the mail. Now what? The first thing you’ll need to do with the device is to run through its initial setup with help of a compatible iPhone (at least iPhone 5 or later). DON'T MISS: Tidal is such a bomb that Kanye has already deleted any tweets mentioning i

The secret ordeals Apple puts developers through so they can make amazing Watch apps

The secret ordeals Apple puts developers through so they can make amazing Watch apps

App developers are Apple’s secret MVPs. Without applications, the iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch would be immensely boring devices. Apple knows this, and that's why it always tries to outshine the competition when it comes to app availability for its products, including the newly launched A

Murderer who stabbed Terrace neighbour 83 times gets day parole

Murderer who stabbed Terrace neighbour 83 times gets day parole

A man serving a life sentence for stabbing his neighbour more than 80 times has been granted day parole. Christopher Maurice Alexander had a hearing before the Parole Board of Canada at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village on Thursday. He had applied for both day and full parole, but was only gran

Telfer, Giustra deny they tried to influence Russian uranium deal with donations to Clinton Foundati...

Telfer, Giustra deny they tried to influence Russian uranium deal with donations to Clinton Foundati...

Explosive allegations concerning former Canadian mining company Uranium One that were reported this week are just smear campaign against Hillary Clinton and her election campaign, says Frank Giustra

More Lies? Brian Williams Faces New Investigation After He Allegedly 'Fabricated, Misrepresented Or ...

More Lies? Brian Williams Faces New Investigation After He Allegedly 'Fabricated, Misrepresented Or ...

The scandal involving beleaguered news anchor Brian Williams continues to worsen as a new report claims he is undergoing an internal NBC News investigation of six more instances in which… READ ON

Sunday Times Rich List: Meet Britain's wealthiest man Len Blavatnik - worth £13 billion

Sunday Times Rich List: Meet Britain's wealthiest man Len Blavatnik - worth £13 billion

London-based Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik, whose empire includes the Warner Music Group, is the richest person in he country for the first time

Kelly Brook says she was RELIEVED when she was axed from Britain's Got Talent by Simon Cowell

Kelly Brook says she was RELIEVED when she was axed from Britain's Got Talent by Simon Cowell

The 35-year-old model said Cowell would turn up FOUR HOURS late and that she would never be part of a talent show again

Manchester City vs Aston Villa player ratings: Joe Hart and Brad Guzan have a night to forget but Ja...

Manchester City vs Aston Villa player ratings: Joe Hart and Brad Guzan have a night to forget but Ja...

Substitute Fernandinho saved Manchester City's blushes as he scored late in the game to seal a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa after the reigning Premier League champions had let slip a two-goal lead.

Here's What's Next For Comcast And Time Warner Cable

Here's What's Next For Comcast And Time Warner Cable

Comcast said Friday that its controversial deal to merge with Time Warner Cable was dead after regulators came out against it. But as the cable industry continues to consolidate, don't expect the nation's two biggest cable and broadband providers to stop making deals. Philadelphia-based Comcas

Brian Williams Investigation Uncovers More Alleged Lies

Brian Williams Investigation Uncovers More Alleged Lies

The investigation into anchor Brian Williams' alleged lies has reportedly uncovered more fabrications. The inquiry has revealed at least 10 embellishments by the NBC anchor, an anonymous source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN Money. Williams is suspended until August and under inv

Four Years Later, Texas Is Still Defending Its Voter ID Law

Four Years Later, Texas Is Still Defending Its Voter ID Law

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that could have national implications for states that require voters to present government-issued forms of photo identification at the polls. The issue at hand -- Texas' contentious photo ID law -- is expected to

Body Of Hannah Wilson, Missing Indiana University Student, Found By Police

Body Of Hannah Wilson, Missing Indiana University Student, Found By Police

An Indiana University student who had been reported missing was found dead on Friday. Hannah Wilson, 22, was a senior at IU Bloomington and originally from the city of Fishers, Indiana, according to WISH-TV. The Bloomington Police Department had received a missing persons report on Friday afterno

President Obama welcomes Patriots with DeflateGate dig

President Barack Obama welcomed the Patriots to the White House on Thursday and took the opportunity to make a dig at the Super Bowl champs.

Buffalo herd shot dead after escaping upstate N.Y. farm

The escape of a small herd of buffalo from a farm is ending badly, with the animals being shot after crossing the New York State Thruway.

Body found in rural Michigan could be Chelsea Bruck

A woman's remains were found outside a wooded home in rural Michigan, about 10 miles from where 22-year-old Chelsea Bruck disappeared.

Royal Baby: New Arrival Deserves 'Normal Life'

As the wait continues for the Duchess of Cambridge to give birth to her second child, one of Britain's best known royal photographers has told Sky News her children should have "as normal a life as

Election Campaigns: A Behind-The-Scenes Peek

With less than two weeks left to go until polling day, the parties' political campaigns are being hard fought and rigorously stage-managed. Sky News correspondents Niall Paterson, Michelle Clifford

First Non-White PM Will Be Tory, Says Cameron

David Cameron has claimed the Conservative party will give Britain its first non-white Prime Minister, as he tries to appeal to ethnic minority voters who shunned his party in 2010.

Student Hannah Wilson Was Bludgeoned To Death

An Indiana University student whose body was found on Friday in a rural area was bludgeoned to death, a post-mortem examination has found.

Google Exec Dies In Quake-Triggered Avalanche

A Google executive is among at least 10 people who died in a huge avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a powerful earthquake in Nepal.

E! series to follow Bruce Jenner's life as a transgender woman

Editors' note: This story refers to Bruce Jenner with his birth name and male pronouns, because he has not yet indicated that he prefers a new name or pronoun. On the heels of Bruce Jenner's big interview with Diane Sawyer, E! has officially set a premiere date for Bruce Jenner's upcoming docuserie

Photos: Devastation in Nepal after huge earthquake

A huge earthquake has shattered Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. People covered in debris are being dragged from under crumpled buildings, and ancient temples have morphed into piles of rubble. The death toll has risen to nearly 1,400 as of Sunday morning local ti

At least 10 dead in Mount Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

At least 10 people are dead and others missing, following an avalanche on Mount Everest prompted by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in nearby Kathmandu, Saturday. In Nepal, nearly 1,400 people were confirmed dead as of early Sunday morning, according to local police, but officials warned the dea

A 'milestone event': Bruce Jenner shines light on transgender experiences

Editors' note: This story refers to Bruce Jenner with his birth name and male pronouns, because he has not yet indicated that he prefers a new name or pronoun. When Bruce Jenner spoke to Diane Sawyer in an interview Friday night, it quickly became clear that their conversation was about more than J

Nepal's historic Dharahara tower collapses in massive earthquake

The historic Dharahara tower, a landmark in Nepal's capital of Kathmandu, collapsed during a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday. Its rubble trapped around 200 people, according to reports Dharahara, which first opened to the public 10 years ago, had a balcony on the eighth floor where visitors co

How to help earthquake victims in Nepal

A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400 in the country and dozens more in surrounding nationsEight people also died following an avalanche on Mount Everest that was prompted by the quake Several buildings collapsed in Nepal's capital of Kathmandu, including

Here's how you can get a $10,000 gold Apple Watch for just $349

Much has been made about the $10,000 gold Apple Watch Edition, and how unattainable it is for most of us. But one clever consumer decided to take matters into his own hands, and create a gold Apple Watch almost from scratch The price? About $10 — the cost of a can of spray paint YouTuber C

Kris Humphries apologizes for his 'vague' Bruce Jenner tweet

Editor's note: This story refers to Bruce Jenner with his birth name and male pronouns, because he has not yet indicated that he prefers a new name or pronoun. Kris Humphries has apologized for his "vague" tweet about Bruce Jenner, after it attracted the ire of many online. Humphries, Washington W

NBC investigation into Brian Williams reportedly finds at least 10 embellishments

The ongoing NBC investigation into the reporting of anchor Brian Williams has reportedly found at least 10 instances in which he exaggerated his reports Williams was suspended in February after discrepancies emerged in a story he reported from Iraq in 2003. Although his suspension is supposed to en

Google exec dies in Mount Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

Google executive Dan Fredinburg is among those who lost their lives due to the devastating earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, which had a preliminary magnitude of 7.8. Fredinburg's sister Megan confirmed his passing in a post to his Instagram account in which she described his death as being caused b

At least 1,000 protesters marched in Baltimore to protest Freddie Gray's death

At least 1,000 people protested against police brutality in Baltimore Saturday, following the death of black resident Freddie Gray, who died a week after he was arrested by police on April 12 Protesters reportedly marched to various locations, including the Baltimore Police Department's Western Dis

Stroud Life published Alex Sykes wants Shortwood United to finish league campaign on a...

Shortwood United could rest a few players in their final Southern League Division One South and West game of the season at home to Bishop's Cleeve on Saturday.The Nailsworth outfit face Cirencester Town in the GFA Senior Challenge Cup final in Almondsbury next Tuesday but joint-manager Sykes wants h

Ben_Falconer published Nailsworth stranger danger alert was false alarm

Police have confirmed that a van driver who offered a young girl a lift did not intend to cause her harm. The driver of the old Royal Mail van who stopped for an 11-year-old girl in Nailsworth has come forward to police and it has been established there was no cause for concern. A police spokeswom

Ben_Falconer published Pet cat dies in Stonehouse blaze

Firefighters could not save a pet cat from a house blaze in Stonehouse. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service was called to Pearcroft Road at 10.45pm on Thursday, April 23 after an emergency call stating that alarms were activating in a three storey house and a fire had been discovered in the top

Islamist insurgents capture large parts of Syrian town

A rebellion in Jisr al-Shughour in 1980 against President Hafez al-Assad, Bashar's father, was crushed with scores of deaths.

Bruce Jenner: Then and Now (VIDEO)

No one would have expected Bruce Jenner to be the most headline-attracting member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, but now Bruce is all anyone is talking about as ABC is airing Diane Sawyer's interview with the former Olympian tonight — in which Bruce is expected to publicly come out as transgend

Freddie Gray death: Protesters damage cars

After a planned demonstration over the death of Freddie Gray ended at Baltimore City Hall on Saturday evening, many protesters continued to vent their anger after marching down to outside the city's famed baseball stadium, where they threw objects at...

Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were back up and running after being hit by a computer glitch Friday. Some stores had responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed. "The point of sale register outage has been resolved," St...

Jenner, Lewinsky, Armstrong: 8 TV interviews everyone watched

ABC is preparing for what could be one of the biggest interviews of 2015 when it airs Diane Sawyer in conversation with Bruce Jenner on Friday.

Sirusho released a new song dedicated to Armenian Genocide

Today Sirusho released a new song which is dedicated to what is known as the Armenian Genocide. She chose today, the 24th of April, for her release as it marks the 100 years for the day where the Armenians are remembering. The song is titled Where Were You and is a project which Sirusho is very prou