London Metropolitan University

Type: Organization
Name: London Metropolitan University
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

A million children at risk because of hidden fat

Around a million children are at risk of heart disease and diabetes because standard measures to determine if they are healthy ignore body fat and muscle mass One million children who are classed as healthy under Government standards could be at risk ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Rail workers' safety on the line

Profiteers put staff in dangerDODGING moving trains is the new reality for rail maintenance workers, a shocking new report reveals today.Reported safety breaches are routinely ignored by managers and desperate staff on zero-hour contracts are forced to ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Barrister's avalanche of 'vexatious' race and sex claims sees him barred from ever taking legal action again

A barrister who failed in an unprecedented 30 “vexatious” employment tribunal claims over four years has been barred from ever bringing legal action again.John Iteshi, 40, qualified in 2007 but was unable to work as a barrister after failing to acquire ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Britains increasing taste for white meat is a disaster for animals and for us | Justin Kerswell

As much as 92% of all chicken is contaminated with faecal matter, while intensive livestock production crams 30,000 birds living in their own excrement into a single shed A Guardian undercover investigation exposes conditions inside the chicken factories ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Children returned from Russia to London

A North London mother has been reunited with her two children after they had been detained in Russia by their father.Rachel Neustadt , who lives in Hendon, had not seen sons Daniel and Jonathan since December 2012 when they travelled with their father ... [Published Recetas Naturales - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

My university is better than yours - what students and graduates think

_ Oxford University student at the May Ball - most likely he thinks that Cambridge is its equal. Photograph: Mike Floyd/REX Manchester is the university which most students and graduates identify as being equal to their own, according to a Datablog survey.Over ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

American mother reunites with children abducted by Russian father

17:22 22/07/2014LONDON, July 22 (RAPSI) – Two boys held in Russia by their father have been found and returned to their mother in London by decision of Russian and UK courts, The Telegraph wrote on Tuesday.Ilya Neustadt, 37, a Russian academic who was ... [Published RAPSI - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Upward Bound project helps kids achieve their full potential in GCSEs

90 Islington school children are helped yearly to get the best GCSE grades they can.Since 2006 children have been selected from Islington schools to take part in Upward Bound, a programme that offers support to students who have the potential to gain ... [Published Islington London Borough Council - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

College student celebrates university success

A past student of a Tottenham college is celebrating academic success.Donna Mannaperuma left the Access to Science course at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London to study Bioscience at London Metropolitan University.She has now graduated ... [Published This is Local London - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 5 reports

Student hid jihad cash in underwear

A British student was caught by airport security trying to smuggle thousands of dollars in her underwear to jihadist rebels in Syria, a court has heard.Nawal Msaad, 27, was trying to board a flight to Turkey on January 16 when she was stopped at London's ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

League tables miss social value, says Willetts

League tables fail to capture the “transformational quality” of universities, the Minister for Universities and Science has said.Speaking at a House of Lords reception hosted by London Metropolitan University, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP said much of ... [Published ePolitix.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

"Vital" appointment in Co-op Bank turnaround

The Co-operative Bank has appointed a new chairman of its remuneration committee as it seeks to improve its governance at a board level.Maureen Laurie has more than 30 years' experience in senior human resources roles for organisations such as the British ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 01 2014]

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...of London Metropolitan University, said there was a "raft" of children who had been overlooked because they are classified as having a healthy BMI. "This matters because the more fat you have, compared to muscle, the more likely you are to develop type 2 Diabetes and coronary heart disease in later life" Prof McCarthy told the Mail on Sunday
...Its chair, Dame Anne Begg MP, revealed: "By the end of last year decisions had been made in fewer than 20 per cent of new claims submitted since April 2013"

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A million children at risk because of hidden fat [Published Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
Slim children in Gloucestershire could be at ri... [Published The Citizen Online - Jul 27 2014]
Udom Emmanuel: [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
David Tovey has weathered cancer, cardiac arres... [Published The Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Rachael Neustadt: "We are together as a family ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
Barrister's avalanche of 'vexatious' race and s... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Britains increasing taste for white meat is a d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Rail workers' safety on the line [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 25 2014]
Cutbacks 'threat to rail safety' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Children returned from Russia to London [Published Recetas Naturales - Jul 25 2014]
Cutbacks 'threat to rail safety' [Published BT.com - Jul 25 2014]
My university is better than yours - what stude... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Spending cuts threaten safety of passengers and... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 24 2014]
Students Focus on Summer Study Abroad [Published Suny Cortland - Jul 23 2014]
American mother reunites with children abducted... [Published RAPSI - Jul 22 2014]
Interview: What Will It Take to Rein in Rightwi... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
Upward Bound project helps kids achieve their f... [Published Islington London Borough Council - Jul 21 2014]
BOYS KEPT IN RUSSIA 'BACK IN UK' [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Behind Iraq's crisis: New US war is no answer [Published Financial Daily - Jul 18 2014]
College student celebrates university success [Published This is Local London - Jul 18 2014]
College Student Awarded First Class Honours for... [Published LondonColleges - Jul 17 2014]
New Designers Part 1 Award winners display tale... [Published Furniture News - Jul 15 2014]
Queen Nzingha lecture in London to focus on Afr... [Published The Afro News - Jul 15 2014]
Why our boycott campaign against Israel makes s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
How to master the work-life balance [Published IFAonline.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
British 'Jihottie' faces charges; hid terrorist... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 09 2014]
The Jihadi Wore Lingerie [Published Daily Beast - Jul 09 2014]
Student hid jihad cash in underwear [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 09 2014]
UK Student Nawal Msaad Tried To Smuggle 20,000... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 09 2014]
UK Student Nawal Msaad Tried To Smuggle €20,000... [Published International Business Times - Jul 09 2014]
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San Francisco, CA, June 28, 2014 --( PR.com )-- SEAtS Software the leading developer of enterprise software, services and solutions for universities, colleges and other higher level institutions, are delighted to be supporting the 2014 AMOSSHE Conference ...
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