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The number of older people affected by chronic conditions is expected to soar
 

UK warned of 'surge' in chronic conditions among elderly

26 May 2017 08:12

The coming eight years could see a drastic rise in the number of older people facing chronic conditions and disabilities, a report has suggested.

Many Britons are concerned about rising holiday costs

Britons 'wary of rising holiday costs'

More than a third of Britons are concerned that the cost of foreign holidays could go up on the back of rising inflation and a weakened pound.

 
The Lonely Planet series of books is popular with travellers

Zagreb named top European destination

Lonely Planet has revealed its top European destinations to visit in 2017, with Zagreb in Croatia taking the top spot.

 
Britons spent more on their overseas trips during March

Britons make 4.6m overseas trips in March

Britons made a total of 4.6 million trips abroad during March, official data reveals, marking a 5% jump on the same month last year.

City Airport is to receive a new digital control tower

London City Airport gains new digital control tower

Holidaymakers travelling via London City Airport will benefit from a digital air traffic control tower from 2019.

Experts have warned over the amount Britons are drinking

Britons 'among world's biggest drinkers'

Many Britons are increasing their risk of developing diseases like cancer by drinking too much alcohol, experts have suggested.

Diabetes is one major risk of being a couch potato

Being a couch potato 'can cause diabetes'

People could increase their chances of developing serious illnesses after spending just two weeks as a 'couch potato', new research suggests.

Travellers heading to LA could benefit from luxury airport facilities

LA airport unveils new luxury terminal

Holidaymakers who would like to sample the high life can now do so at one of the major airports of the United States.

A soap star has called for more dementia awareness

Soap star calls for more action on dementia

A star of the soap world has called for more attention to be paid to common health problems like Alzheimer's disease.

Edinburgh Airport has enjoyed a passenger boost

Scottish airports attract more passengers

Two major Scottish airports have achieved their strongest April passenger totals on record, new figures reveal.

EasyJet has cut the carbon emissions of its flights

EasyJet cuts flight emissions to lowest-ever level

The carbon emissions of EasyJet flights have been cut to their lowest level on record, the budget airline has reported.

Stansted Airport encountered security scanner issues on Tuesday

Stansted travellers face disruption

Holidaymakers faced long queues and delays at Stansted Airport on Tuesday (May 9), due to a fault with the site's security scanners.

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