Health Nick Triggle Health correspondent @nicktriggle on Twitter 7 January 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46784582 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The NHS in England has published a 10-year plan setting out what it will be … [Read more...] about NHS plan: What it means for you
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IF you keep hearing the word "snowflake" being used to describe groups of outraged Twitter users or protesters, you are not alone. But if all this talk is a little bit confusing, here's everything you need to know about the strange term - including where it came from and who it often refers to. What does 'snowflake' mean? Other than frozen rain, a "snowflake" is a term used to describe used an overly sensitive person who thinks the world revolves around them. Snowflakes gasp in horror when they hear an opinion they don't like, and believe they have a right to be protected from anything unpalatable. Today's generation of sensitive uni students are often labelled snowflakes because they receive "trigger warnings" on books and lectures that might contain upsetting subjects. Snowflake youngsters were horrified at un-PC jokes in the 90s sitcom Friends, which they saw for the first time when it was released on Netflix. The term was also used when people began complaining about old James … [Read more...] about What does ‘snowflake’ mean, who are ‘generation snowflake’ and what’s the origin of the term?
Theresa May held off defeat on her Brexit plan by cancelling Tuesday’s decisive vote in Parliament. MPs were set to have their say on the plan agreed between the prime minister and the European Union – dubbed the “meaningful vote” – but, according to multiple reports, Mrs May briefed cabinet ministers on Monday morning to announce that the vote would be postponed. The Conservative Party leader told the House of Parliament at 3.30pm on Monday afternoon of her intentions, saying: "I have listened very carefully to what has been said in this chamber and out of it by Members from all sides," she said. "From listening to those views it is clear that while there is broad support for key aspects of the deal, on one issue, the Northern Ireland backstop, there remains widespread and deep concern. "As a result, if we went ahead tomorrow it would be rejected by a significant margin." Follow updates from the House of Commons as they come in here. Mrs May faced an … [Read more...] about Why Brexit vote will be delayed and what it means for Theresa May
KYLIE Jenner announced she had given birth to a baby girl in February after hiding her pregnancy for the full-term. Here's everything you need to know about the reality star's baby Stormi Webster... When did Kylie Jenner give birth to Stormi? Kylie Jenner gave birth on February 1, 2018 after trying her best to keep it secret. The Kardashians star opened up on Twitter about her pregnancy and her reason for keeping it away from the limelight. On her pregnancy, Kylie said that it was "the most beautiful, empowering and life changing experience" of her life. She revealed that her "beautiful" baby girl was born on February 1. What has Kylie Jenner named her baby? Kylie Jenner revealed the name of her baby in an Instagram post. The reality star shared a picture of her holding the baby's hand with the caption: "Stormi". Her followers inundated the adorable post with many commenting on the brilliant name. The baby has not been given a middle name and has been registered as Stormi … [Read more...] about When was Kylie Jenner’s baby Stormi Webster born, who is dad Travis Scott and what does her name mean?
WOMEN earn 13.7 per cent less than men on average so they effectively start working for free on November 10. Here's what you need to know about Equal Pay Day. When is Equal Pay Day 2018 and what does it mean? Equal Pay Day is essentially when women work "for free" until the end of the year. This symbolic day is dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. This year, Equal Pay Day in the UK falls on November 10. The 13.7 per cent figure is calculated by the Fawcett Society using ONS gender pay gap statistics. Earlier this year, gender pay gap reporting regulations meant that companies with more than 250 employees had to publish figures showing any differences in pay between men and women. Of those that published data, 78 per cent pay men more than women, 13 per cent pay women more and 8 per cent said they had no gender pay gap. The Fawcett Society is trying to encourage UK workers to talk more openly about their salaries, in a bid to bring an end to pay inequality. Sam … [Read more...] about When is Equal Pay Day 2018, what does it mean and why are women setting their Out of Office up?