Many GP cancer referrals 'too slow' - Thousands of people who go on to be diagnosed with cancer are not being referred to specialists quickly enough by GPs, NHS England figures suggest. [BBC Health]
Houseplants 'make workers 40% more productive and creative' - EXCLUSIVE: Scientists from the University of Exeter found plants aid concentration, increase productivity and boost staff wellbeing by 47 per cent at work. [Daily Mail Tech]
Forget university! It's a PRETTY FACE that helps guarantee a successful career - The University of Essex has revealed that beautiful facial features, even in middle age, can help boost success. The study even took IQ and education into account. [Daily Mail Tech]
Business plans 'must show value' - The government's schemes for boosting England's regional economies have "not yet demonstrated" they can deliver value for money, a report by the UK spending watchdog says. [BBC Politics]
Sporting icons pay tribute to Mandela - Muhammad Ali, Pele and Tiger Woods lead tributes to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95. [BBC Sports]
Germany raises growth forecasts - Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, raises its forecasts for German economic growth in 2013 and 2014. [BBC Business]
Vitamin D's disease role queried - Scientists have cast doubt on the value of vitamin D supplements to protect against diseases like cancers and diabetes. [BBC Health]
World dementia cases 'set to treble' - The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to treble by 2050, according to a new analysis. [BBC Health]
Car tax disc scrapped after 93 years - The paper disc that people have had to display in their cars to show they have paid vehicle excise duty is to be replaced by an electronic system. [BBC Business]
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