NHS England is banning super-sized chocolate bars from hospital shops, introducing a 250 calorie limit for sweets, a 400 calorie limit for pre-packed sandwiches, and a 5 gram added sugar limit per 100ml of drinks. At this rate it won’t be long before people don’t want to be in hospital anymore.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said Brexit deal negotiations should accelerate. That’s like saying the man in the Sinclair C5 should really get a move on.
Uber’s head of northern Europe has resigned from the company. Asked when she would be leaving, Jo Bertram said: “Just as soon as my lift arrives.”
European Council President Donald Tusk is to travel to the UK to discuss Brexit with Theresa May. Mr Tusk hasn’t been able to come sooner because of the EU’s export ban on ivory.
After UKIP failed to win the Stoke by-election, their leader and candidate, Paul Nuttall, said to the media, “There’s a lot more to come from us.”
He went on to say, “We are not going anywhere, I’m not going anywhere.”
Let’s hope at least one of his prophesies comes true.
The makers of Durex have agreed to buy a US baby formula manufacturer, which, I suppose, is their way of taking precautions.
It has been revealed that a patient in Dumfries and Galloway was kept in hospital for 508 days in 2013/14, waiting for a discharge. He has since been signed to appear in the latest Viagra advert.