Luton Airport bank holiday strikes: Will YOUR flight be affected? | Travel News | Travel

Luton Airport strikes will occur over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as workers dispute pay and zero hours contracts. But will a strike disrupt your bank holiday holiday plans? It is known strikes in the past have led to cancelled flights and delays. A Sky News Breaking posted this evening explains that staff from multiple departments are striking. It reads: “The Unite union says workers at London Luton Airport including baggage handlers, firefighters and security staff are to stage strikes over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in disputes over pay…

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High blood pressure: Add orange juice into your diet to help control symptoms | Health | Life & Style

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects more than one in four adults in the UK. Certain foods in your diet can have a negative impact on high blood pressure, such as those that contain high levels of salt. But foods that contain potassium, magnesium, and fibre are all thought to help control blood pressure. According to Superdrug’s online doctor, potassium is a mineral that helps to lower blood pressure by balancing out the negative effects that salt has on your body. On its website it states that orange…

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halifax report: UK property market ‘subdued’ with falling house prices | Property | Life & Style

GETTY The property market slowed in April, in London, the South East and South West The report, released this morning, contains the results of the monthly questionnaire issued by RICS to its members and indicates that the market slowed in April, not just in London and the South East as was the case previously, but now in other parts of the country such as the South West, which has seen property prices fall on average for the first time since May 2013.   However, other parts of the UK, such as…

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Rafael Nadal: Dominic Thiem fires warning ahead of Madrid Open quarter-final | Tennis | Sport

The two clay-court stars are set to go head-to-head this afternoon with a semi-final spot the reward for the winner. Nadal beat Diego Schwartzman yesterday to take his consecutive sets wins on the dirt to 50. The last player to beat the world No 1 on clay was Thiem at the Italian Open 12 months ago. And the Austrian is hoping for similar success this time around, although he is doubtful after being hammered 6-0, 6-2 at the Monte Carlo Masters last month. “It’s the biggest challenge in tennis right…

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Apple Watch news update as image may reveal a major design change | Tech | Life & Style

Ever since the first incarnation of the Apple Watch launched back in 2015, the company’s smartwatches have featured a rectangular design. However this could be set to change in the future according to a patent spotted by Phone Arena. The patent, lodged in the US and granted earlier this week, shows Apple is working on a circular screen for their devices. To be exact, the patent is for “Electronic device having display with curved edges”. The most obvious use of this would be for a future Apple Watch and images…

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High blood pressure: Ask your doctor to test you like this | Health | Life & Style

High blood pressure is the third biggest risk factor for premature death in the UK, affecting as many as one in four adults. Symptoms of the condition only appear in extreme cases, and include headaches, difficulty breathing and chest pain, meaning high blood pressure is usually diagnosed through a check up with a GP. High blood pressure causes include being overweight, having too much salt in your diet, and not doing enough physical activity, among others. Your doctor should check your blood pressure in both arms to see whether you…

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