Fraudsters fine travel arrangements 'attractive' targets
Mark Tanzer, CEO the Association of British Travel Agents said, fraudsters find travel arrangements "attractive" targets because of the large sums of money involved, and the time lapse between the booking and the holiday. He added:
Its particularly distressing for people when they might save up for months or even years for their holiday, or to visit family overseas, only to discover the flight or hotel doesnt exist. Many are left devastated as they cannot afford another holiday. You should always check a companys credentials before you book and if a deal looks too good to be true it probably is.
Coronary heart disease remains the single biggest killer in the UK.
New figures from the British Heart Foundation have today revealed the staggering inequalities in deaths from heart disease across the country.
Tameside in Greater Manchester is the UK's "heart disease capital", with the risk of heart disease more than three times higher than in Kensington and Chelsea in London, where people have the healthiest hearts.
Every year in Tameside, there are 132 deaths per every 100,000 people, while in the London borough the figure stands at just 39 per 100,000, a BHF spokesperson said.
Cancer charity: 'Lives could be saved by avoiding meat'
Cancer prevention charity the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) recommends that people avoid processed meat completely and limit eating red meat to 500g per week.
Dr Rachel Thompson, the charity's deputy head of science, said:
This study strengthens the body of evidence which shows a link between red meat and chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. The research itself seems solid and is based on two largescale cohort studies monitored over a long period of time.The study calculates that lives would be saved if people replaced red meat with healthy protein sources such as fish, poultry, nuts and legumes and we would like to see more people replacing red meat with these type of foods