Tooth decay among children on the rise

The number of children having decayed teeth removed has increased for the fourth year in a row. Over 33,000 aged 10 and under needed one or more teeth taking out in the past year. That’s a 3% rise.

Drive to get more over 50s into work

A report by the Resolution Foundation think tank calls on the government to target more than one million more people over the age of 50 into work as part of its full employment drive. The report highlights that older people have contributed to the fastest jobs growth...

Muse to headline Glastonbury

Muse are to headline Friday of the Glastonbury Festival. They will become the first band to have headlined every night of the festival. A video has been posted by the group showing previous performances and was titled: “Playing a little show at home…” Coldplay have...

Wales remain unbeaten in Six Nations

Wales remain unbeaten in the Six Nations Championship. They beat France 19-10 in Cardiff to end their opponents’ Grand Slam hopes. George North’s try put the home side 13 points ahead early in the second half. Dan Biggar kicked 14 points. Guilhem Guirado’s late try...

Finn ruled out of world T20

Steven Finn has been ruled out of England’s ICC World Twenty20 squad through injury. The fast bowler recently pulled out of the tour of South Africa with a side strain but now has a calf problem. He’s been replaced by Liam Plunkett for the tournament in India which...