Action needed to curb sugar intake

Romsey Advertiser: Health experts say a sugars tax should be introduced to increase the cost of sugar-rich food and drinks

1:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

More must be done to curb the nation's sugar intake to reduce the "costly burden" of tooth decay, experts have said.

Dairy food 'lowers diabetes risk'

Romsey Advertiser: Diabetes UK said more research is needed, following the study

2:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

People who take eight or more portions of high-fat dairy produce each day are at a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who have only one portion a day, new research shows.

Ruling over Iraqi civilian's death

Romsey Advertiser: In April 2003, after occupying Basra, the British Army started arresting high-ranking members of the Ba'ath Party

3:04am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Human rights judges will rule today whether British armed forces unlawfully arrested and detained an Iraqi civilian who was found dead four months after his release.

No 'predatory' Travis - panto chief

Romsey Advertiser: Dave Lee Travis arrives at Southwark Crown Court

5:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

The producer/director of a pantomime during which DJ Dave Lee Travis is accused of indecently assaulting a stagehand said today he heard nothing about him being "predatory".

Tributes to Algeria siege victims

Romsey Advertiser: BP executive Carlos Estrada was among hostages who were killed at the In Amenas plant during a four-day stand-off (Irwin Mitchell/PA)

12:52pm Monday 15th September 2014

Relatives of British hostages killed in a terrorist siege at an Algerian gas plant have told an inquest that their pain "does not diminish" with time.

Child abuse doctor - more victims?

Romsey Advertiser: Paediatric haematologist Dr Myles Bradbury, 41, arriving at Cambridge Crown Court where he admitted child sex offences

12:26pm Monday 15th September 2014

There are likely to be more victims of a children's doctor who has pleaded guilty to a string of sex offences against boys as young as eight in his care , police have warned.

Backpacker hunted over beach deaths

Romsey Advertiser: Thai officers walk near the bodies of two British tourists who were found dead on a beach (AP/Daily News)

11:18am Monday 15th September 2014

A manhunt was under way for a backpacker suspected of murdering a British man and a woman found semi-naked on a beautiful Thai beach, according to reports.

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