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FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds

The Food and Drug Administration issued new warnings Wednesday about the dangers of combining medication for opioid addiction with anti-anxiety medicines and other drugs that also slow breathing and brain activity. The FDA warned that mixing such drugs can cause difficulty breathing, coma or death, so it should be done with caution. The agency said a growing number of people fighting opioid addiction with methadone or buprenorphine also take other prescription drugs that slow action of the central nervous system. The warning lists several dozen brand-name and generic drugs that…

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FA systems 'flawed' in sacking of England coach Sampson

Media playback is not supported on this device The Football Association has been heavily criticised after the sacking of England women’s manager Mark Sampson. MP Damian Collins has questioned why it took so long to look into evidence of Sampson’s “inappropriate and unacceptable” behaviour with female players in a previous role. “The system is flawed,” said Collins, who chairs the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. Ex-England captain Karen Walker said: “They have made a right mess of it.” The FA says it was made aware last week of the…

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Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said the firm is planning to make pilots delay a week’s holiday as it wrestles with massive flight cancellations. His comments came at the airline’s annual general meeting, which is being held in Dublin. Ryanair is cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. A group of Ryanair pilots has rejected a cash bonus to work extra days. Ryanair had offered captains a one-off payment of £12,000 or 12,000 euros, and…

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Netflix pulls Maya the Bee episode after obscenity complaint

Streaming service Netflix has removed an episode of animated series Maya the Bee after a viewer complained it contained an explicit drawing. A screen grab of the offending scene appears to show an outline of a penis etched on a log in the background. The 35th episode of the show’s first season was pulled after US mother Chey Robinson posted a clip on Facebook, Netflix – which does not make the show – has yet to comment or provide an explanation for the episode’s removal. Studio 100 Animation, the French…

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News: World Routes to welcome aviation industry to Barcelona

World Routes will this weekend bring together senior decision makers from airports, destinations and airlines to negotiate new air services. Around 2,600 delegates from 130 countries will meet during four days at Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via. A record number of 275 airlines will be represented including the world’s top ten largest carriers. They will be joined by 610 airports and 90 tourism authorities from across the globe. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and a leading tourist destination. ADVERTISEMENT Nine million tourists and four million cruise passengers visit Barcelona every…

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Lions could have beaten New Zealand 3-0 with better coaching – flanker O'Brien

The British and Irish Lions could have whitewashed world champions New Zealand 3-0 had they been better coached, says flanker Sean O’Brien. The Irishman started all three Tests of the 1-1 drawn series. But he believes poor coaching prevented the Lions securing a historic victory. “If we had a little more structure during the weeks, and more of an attack gameplan, driven way earlier in the tour, I think we could have won 3-0,” O’Brien said. “With the players we had, we should have won the series.” Report: Lions draw…

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