Archive for January 9th, 2018

The deadly ‘Aussie’ flu devastating Britain

The deadly ‘Aussie’ flu devastating Britain

FORGET the Ashes, Australia is causing even more pain to Britain with a virus that first occurred here causing havoc over there. THE Brits can’t get enough of Australian soap operas, pop stars and flat whites. But there’s currently one import they would rather do without — the potentially deadly so-called “Australian flu”. The UK […]

More drivers booked for speeding in Fiji

More drivers booked for speeding in Fiji

More than 30,000 drivers were booked for speeding in Fiji last year. According to National Traffic Infringement records for 2017 speeding was also the most common offence recorded on our roads last year. Police traffic infringement statistics show that 31,632 drivers were fined for speeding last year. It also shows that 1,397 drivers were fined […]

Panic buying as codeine over-the-counter ban looms

Panic buying as codeine over-the-counter ban looms

THERE are reports of panic buying of painkillers containing codeine as users stock up ahead of the February 1 deadline which will see the drugs become prescription-only. With the Australia-wide ban on over-the-counter codeine products less than a month away, pain specialists are warning those who use drugs like Nurofen Plus to talk to doctors […]