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Paralysed patients report feelings in legs after virtual reality system training
Epping Forest Guardian - 2016-08-11
Scientists, led by neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis, of Duke University in North Carolina, US, used a virtual reality system which worked with the patients' own brain activity to simulate control of their legs during the long-term training programme.

Saracens' Allianz Park to host inaugural 24/Sevens rugby competition on Sunday
Ealing Times - 2016-08-11
The Orchard Pigs and Fuzzy Ducks had been level heading into the final moments, but a last-gasp Pigs try pipped the Ducks - comprised of Exeter University students - to the post, and both teams now keenly await a potential rematch in north London.

Woman suffers ankle injury after falling from car park near to Wilko store in Lowestoft
East Anglian Daily Times 24 - 2016-08-10
Police were called to the car park, on London ... including the East Anglian Air Ambulance and police officers from Norfolk and Suffolk, attended the scene and the woman was treated at the scene before being taken to James Paget University Hospital in ...

Brazil to investigate if other factors act with Zika to cause congenital defects
BMJ - 2016-08-11
Esper Kallas, a professor at the University of Sao Paulo, suggested that co-infections of Zika and other flaviviruses, such as dengue, might be interacting to cause the high rate of birth defects in the north east. Another theory is that bovine viral ...

Beaufort Securities Breakfast Alert: Harvest Minerals, Karelian Diamond Resources, ValiRx, G4S, Interserve, IP Group, Parkmead Group
Proactive Investors UK - 2016-08-11
Equipment Services continued its growth momentum, particularly in the UK and Far East, with revenue rising 5% ... with the Group having signed agreements with the University of Washington and The Johns Hopkins University to explore opportunities to ...

North-East universities ranked highly for student satisfaction
The Northern Echo - 2016-08-11
STUDENTS at North-East universities are among the happiest with ... learning resources over the ten years were Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College London, but Teesside University came in eighth place for best learning resources, with the University ...

Weymouth College guide
Daily Telegraph - 2016-08-10
The college aims to provide key skills for industry in partnership with local universities Bournemouth University ... direct links to London, Bath and Bournemouth. A college coach service is laid on for students who travel from East Dorset.

Only laws and political will can stop a rerun of 2008
FT Adviser - 2016-08-10
Dr Giuliano Castellano, of the University of Warwick Law School ... Only a strong political movement across large regions of the world - the EU, North America, East Asia - would be able to counteract these forces, and at present such a force does ...

One in three under-35s regret university because of debts, report claims
AOL Money - 2016-08-09
More than one in three 18 to 35-year-olds who went to university now say ... Wales and the North East were the most likely to say they were relying on borrowed money to cover their rent. Those in London were the most likely to have received financial ...

Teen mugger avoids custody over mugging of Lord Glasman
Jewish Chronicle - 2016-08-09
Lord Glasman, 55, was mobbed by two youths on bikes who tried to rob him near his home in Stoke Newington, north east London in June ... a senior lecturer in political theory at the London Metropolitan University. He coined the phrase "Blue Labour ...

How Scotland has been sold to tourists for more than 200 years
The Scotsman - 2016-08-27
Dr Matthew Alexander, senior marketing lecturer and tourism specialist at Strathclyde University, said ... to Montrose seizes on the town's reputation as the Riviera of the North East. PIC Courtesy of the Angus Council Collection, managed by ANGUSalive ...

'I brought them from Sri Lanka to be safe here': Father's fury as lifeguards are put on duty at Camber Sands for Bank Holiday three days after his two sons and their three ...
Daily Mail - 2016-08-26
Paying tribute to his brother, who had studied at the University of Brighton ... Holiday makers Victoria Slater-Hills, 25, from east London, and Caroline Chase, 25, from north London were enjoying a night walk with their young families when they spotted ...

Experts Speculate on North Korea's Motive for Ballistic Missile Test - Voice of America - 2016-08-27
Last week, South Korea announced that North KoreaâEUR(TM)s deputy ambassador in London defected to the South ... a professor at Dongguk University in Seoul. Koh said the missile defense system has a limited defense capability against an SLBM and the ...

How Geordie is your surname? Take our test and find out
The Chronicle - 2016-08-27
Most families and surnames have been rooted in the same place for hundreds of years, according to the University College London research ... be pleased to know his surname is common in the North East, though even more popular in Scotland.

Totem pole taken on journey in U.S. and Canada in fossil fuels protest
CJBK - 2016-08-26
This is the fourth year the Lummi Nation in northwest Washington has embarked on a "totem journey" to try to create a unified front among tribes across North America that are ... said Robin Saha, a University of Montana associate professor who specializes ...

Chinese trade delegation meets Newham businesses at UEL
Newham Recorder - 2016-08-26
The group from Longyan - a city in Fujian province, 260 miles north-east of Hong Kong - met representatives from local business clubs including the Newham Chamber of Commerce at the Knowledge Dock, in University Way. The visiting group, which included ...

A&Es And Hospitals Face Closure In NHS Funding Crisis
Morningstar - 2016-08-26
LONDON (Alliance News ... while in Suffolk and North East Essex there are plans to "reconfigure" acute services within Colchester Hospital University Trust and to close GP practices. Hospital beds are at risk in Dorset, while there are proposals to ...

Wales needs to be smarter to get a bigger slice of the UK's booming creative industries sector
Wales Online - 2016-08-26
Not surprisingly, London and the South East of England still dominate the sector having ... Canolfan S4C Yr Egin The creation of Creative Cardiff, the new S4C Hub at the University of Wales Trinity St David in Carmarthen and the Pontio development in ...

What do you know about planned NHS cuts?
The Guardian - 2016-08-26
Council leaders have refused to sign up to a plan to "transform" NHS services amid fears two major London ... and North East Essex, the plan refers to "reconfiguration of acute services within our local hospital, Colchester Hospital University ...

'Over the moon': Mature students celebrate GCSE success
This is Local London - 2016-08-26
More than 530 students took exams in English and around 430 in maths at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL), with ... she needed to earn a place at London South Bank University to study for a postgraduate diploma in Adult Nursing.

Shock new attacks on the NHS to come, but there's also resistance
Socialist Worker - 2016-08-26
An operational report from North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust said ... and conditions to clear the way for further privatisation. At Homerton University Hospital in Hackney, east London, outsourced porters, cleaners and domestic staff are fighting ...

Professor Mohamed Chtatou Lectures in Greece on Religious Pluralism in MENA - 2016-08-25
Rome - Our columnist Professor Mohamed Chtatou traveled to Kiato in Greece to lecture on religious pluralism in the Middle East at the invitation of ... of religions and Philosophies, SOAS, University of London; Emma Cunliffe, Research Associate, School ...

Money savers are more likely to be SLIM: 'Instant gratification' causes bigger waistlines
The Daily Express - 2016-09-12
Brits with larger waistlines have smaller savings because of their craving for instant gratification and a lack of planning for the future, according to researchers at Newcastle University ... discovered people in the North East and the West Midlands ...

Moves to cull MPs from 650 to 600 under way
Daily Mail - 2016-09-12
English regions will see the number of their constituencies reduced as follows: :: Eastern: 57, down one :: East Midlands: 44, down two :: London: 68 ... Thrasher of the Elections Centre at Plymouth University to calculate a set of detailed "official ...

Occupation: Migrant. One African's 12-year quest for Europe
Reuters - 2016-09-12
For example, 19th-century immigrants to the United States came mostly from Britain and other North Sea countries ... professorial fellow at the Global Policy Institute in London Metropolitan University. "There is a lack of economic imagination and a ...

Emeli Sande returns to Alford and reflects on tough times as she prepares for new single launch
Daily Record - 2016-09-12
It was clear to many of those present at the north ... at the University of Glasgow where she completed a degree in neuroscience, just as her voice and her songs were coming to the attention of producers, managers, DJs and record labels in London.

Severn Tunnel electrification should be just the start of the story
Wales Online - 2016-09-12
Rail journeys between South Wales and London will take around 35 minutes longer than usual ... Professor Brian Morgan of Cardiff Metropolian University, stressed the importance of the Heathrow link, saying: "Until we get some action in developing our ...

Alba Min Res PLC (ALBA) - 2016-09-12
The principal target of the survey covers the southern portion of Amitsoq island, which hosts the former graphite mine, as well as a target to the north of the mine which ... degree in Geology from Queen Mary, University of London, a MSc.

Grunwick dispute: What did the 'strikers in saris' achieve?
BBC - 2016-09-10
In north-west London, a group of South Asian women took to the streets ... Research by Dr Sundari Anitha, from the University of Lincoln, and Professor Ruth Pearson, from the University of Leeds, suggests that, while these women were "willing to accept ...

Scotland's exclusion from a new visa scheme 'could hasten break-up of UK'
Herald Scotland - 2016-09-06
But all are in the south east of England ... the chancellor of St Andrews University. He warned that the new arrangement could draw the most promising overseas students to English institutions. He warned that with those north of the Border unable to ...

Merkel's Party Set For Fresh Setback In Local German Elections
Morningstar - 2016-09-09
"The potential for the AfD in the new states (in the former communist east) is double as high as in the west," said election analyst Matthias Micus at the University of Goettingen ... year's key state elections in May in North Rhine Westphalia and ...

Compelling fashion show raise awareness of youth suicide
The Voice - 2016-09-09
The My Runway Show celebrated its fifth year in action with its largest production to date when more than 1,000 young people descended on Queen Elizabeth Park Copper Box Arena in Stratford, east London ... added the Coventry University graduate.

Rugby Union: Old Cooperians confident of surviving in London Two North East
Romford Recorder - 2016-09-08
In recent seasons, that has hit the club hard as players have left for both university or to seek pastures new. Ahead of their previous season in London Two North East, Cooperians were hit by a spate of departures which hurt their chances of avoiding ...

Musical journey that took Guy to one of world's iconic venues
Scunthorpe Telegraph - 2016-09-27
Last year Guy returned to his roots in North Lincolnshire and in Brigg, went to his childhood home on Bridge Street, where memories of days almost 50 years ago were brought back. He said: "This is where I played my first piano in the house next to my ...

Midlands Mainlining for meetings
Conference News - 2016-09-26
Indeed, Warwick Conferences has a new £5.3m jewel in its meetings venue crown on the University of Warwick campus due to open this autumn Karen Guile, director of Warwickshire-based agency Tobook Ltd, says that, for many events hosting international ...

Reports round-up
Socialist Worker - 2016-09-27
Campaigning has pushed an estate agent to take down from its website a property on the Butterfields estate in Walthamstow, north London ... Manal, a Queen Mary University of London student, told Socialist Worker, "The refugee crisis is the biggest ...

North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel
The Chronicle - 2016-09-27
Here are our regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport from across the North East. We will have pictures ... as the first in his family to make it as far as college, let alone university, he might seem like an unlikely figure ...

Is the scouse accent changing? Echo readers have their say
Liverpool Echo - 2016-09-27
Researchers from Cambridge university analysed data which showed that people are pronouncing words in a similar way to those from London and the south-east. But do Merseysiders ... You can tell the difference between north and south enders quite clearly.

The latest news from Britain and around the world
Wales Online - 2016-09-27
In an undercover operation by the Daily Telegraph, Allardyce met people who he thought were representatives of a Far East firm following his appointment ... squared off in a 90-minute debate at Hofstra University in New York, which was screened to tens ...

Appointments update 27 September
Charity Times - 2016-09-27
Before joining IPPF, Good worked for Leonard Cheshire Disability and spent over 20 years in the commercial sector, working extensively in Africa, the Middle East ... of the University of Cambridge and the Council of City, University of London.

East Anstey
Farminguk - 2016-09-27
... link road providing a fast route west to the sandy beaches of North Devon and east to Junction 27 of the M5, where there is a main line rail station to London Paddington. The University and Cathedral City of Exeter lies approximately 27 miles south ...

Golfing great Arnold Palmer, who led 'Arnie's Army,' dies at 87
Reuters - 2016-09-27
10, 1929, in Latrobe, a small industrial town east of Pittsburgh. He was the son of a greenskeeper ... He attended Wake Forest University in North Carolina on a golf scholarship but left during his senior year after the death of a close friend in a car ...

Five startups chosen to enter the BMW Group Financial Services Innovation Lab - 2016-09-26
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Top of league for sports professional services
Manchester Evening News - 2016-09-26
These sentiments were echoed by Simon Chadwick, professor of sports enterprise at the University of Salford ... and into the West Midlands conurbation and up to Yorkshire and North East. "It makes good sense to be located in Manchester.

The X Factor 2016: Who made it to the judges houses and who are the wildcards
Daily Telegraph - 2016-09-26
Hailing from north London, she grew up around classical music and her mother is a retired classical piano teacher. Honey studied pop music production at university and has been djing since the early 2000s. She started rapping and singing in 2013.

Driving on the wild side of former colonial paradise Hong Kong (where 40 per cent of the land is made up of nature reserves and parks)
Daily Mail - 2016-10-12
It is the only one in the world that doesn't face south, instead peering inscrutably north towards Mainland China ... retired economics don at the island's university and author of the Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong and Macau. After a couple of ...

Hunter back in Durham
The Northern Echo - 2016-10-12
"I told him to go back to Darlington because he was a provincial journalist and never make it in London because they'll eat ... days in Carlisle and education at Durham University. The event is chaired by North-East writer Michael Chaplin.

Tourism chiefs looks east for future growth of City
Edinburgh News - 2016-10-12
Just yards away, a group of sleepy Chinese tourists tuck into a hotel breakfast of rice porridge and steamed buns, before heading across North Bridge and into the ... Study of Planned Events at Queen Margaret University, insists Edinburgh needs to cater ...

80 years since the Jarrow March: How a protester posted ham from sandwich to hungry family - 2016-10-11
IT was exactly 80 years ago that 200 men set off from Jarrow to march the 300 miles to London, for what would become a very famous protest. The North-East of England ... up to earn a scholarship to Manchester University, and would remain single her whole ...

George Osborne struggles to explain how Northern Powerhouse helped the North East
The Chronicle - 2016-10-11
In response, the former Chancellor highlighted investment in the Institute for Ageing at Newcastle University, which investigates ... the same distance as the Central Line in London." He said the North East was part of the Northern Powerhouse, but ...

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