George North ‘can overtake’ Shane Williams as record try-scorer

George North tries to tackle Shane Williams in Wales training in 2010 James Hook says his new Ospreys team-mate George North is “more than capable” of overtaking Shane Williams as Wales’ record try-scorer. North joined…


Banking by mobile app ‘to overtake online by 2019’

Image copyright Getty Images More consumers will use apps on their smartphone than a computer to do their banking by as early as next year, according to forecasts. Last year, 22 million people managed their…

Wage growth fails to overtake inflation again

Image copyright Getty Images Wages in the three months to February rose by 2.8%, unchanged from the three months to January. The figure was weaker than forecast but was still the highest since September 2015….

Student suicide rates overtake non-students

Image copyright Getty Images The suicide rate among UK students is higher than among the general population of their age group, say researchers. A study from the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention says it…

Obesity could overtake smoking in cancer risk

Obesity could soon be the new smoking, health professionals have warned. The claim comes as new research reveals that, as smoking rates decline and obesity levels increase, obesity could overtake smoking as the biggest cause…

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