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Sancho play portrays slave who became first black British voter

Single-hander written by Paterson Joseph tells how son of slaves overcame prejudice<p>It began as a quixotic project three years ago in local theatre. Now the story of the man who was born on a slave ship and became the first black Briton to vote has taken on new urgency, post the Windrush scandal, as …

Acting

Dear #skynews please, I implore you, please, please, please, please realise that I don't give a flying fuck abou the upcoming royal wedding. Please feel free to forward this complaint to the groom's father. https://t.co/mM5M9vjrQa

This site guesses exactly who you are based on just 15 questions

Inti de Ceukelaire, the ethical hacker from ‘Oilsjt’ in Belgium, is back again. De Ceukelaire has built a tool that can pretty reliably tell who you are after answering 15 questions on his new site ‘Oilsjt Analytica,’ a cheeky reference to Cambridge Analytica’s recent Facebook scandal.<p>I would say …

189 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

A food-poisoning outbreak has killed dozens of people, with the death toll expected to increase in the coming days.<p>As of Thursday, 189 people have died in a listeria outbreak stemming from a meat-production plant in Polokwane, South Africa. The country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases …

Environmental Health

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Wellness

This Is the Hands-Down Best Workout to Shed Those Extra Pounds

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …

There really is a special place in hell reserved for the daily mail and all it’s reporters. https://t.co/g6x9rdcMAo

Savory Babka with Gruyère, Mozzarella, and Black Sesame Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cheesy bread is easy to pull apart and share, and beautiful to serve at a brunch. It's great for toasting too: two types of cheese make gooey ribbons through each slice and crispy, crunchy edges. I add scallions, Dijon mustard, and black sesame seeds for extra flavor which makes …

Baking

This Is How To Use Coconut Oil And Baking Soda To Look 10 Years Younger

If you have problems with wrinkles and sagging facial skin, do not worry. In the following text we will present you amazing homemade natura...

How the sushi boom is fuelling tapeworm infections

As eating raw fish has become more popular, gruesome tapeworm tales have emerged. But how worried should sashimi lovers be – and how else might we become infected?<p>The good news, said A&E doctor Kenny Bahn, was that the patient who had turned up at the emergency department was not dying. That is …

Microbiology

Men-only clubs and menace: how the establishment maintains male power

The Financial Times’ exposé on sexual harassment at a men-only gala dinner has caused shockwaves. But it’s just another example of the institutional sexism that poisons the British establishment<p>How much more shock do we have the energy to articulate? How many more times do we need to become enraged …

Sexual Harassment

This halloumi bake perfectly combines the healthy freshness of vegetables with the chewy, salty halloumi for a delicious vegetarian dinner. | Pinterest | Dinne…

This halloumi bake perfectly combines the healthy freshness of vegetables with the chewy, salty halloumi for a delicious vegetarian dinner.

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, blaming Barack Obama for a 'bad embassy deal', as Sadiq Khan says he 'finally got the message'

US president Donald Trump has confirmed he will not travel to the UK to open the new American embassy next month, blaming the decision to relocate the building to an "off location".<p>Hitting out at former US leader Barack Obama, Mr Trump wrote on Twitter early on Friday that he thought the embassy's …

'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Online Dating

Theresa May opposes Windsor council leader over homeless people

Theresa May has publicly challenged a call by the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead for police to take action against rough sleepers in the town ahead of the royal wedding later this year.<p>The prime minister, who is the MP for Maidenhead, said she disagreed with comments made by …

Housing

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This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness

What Is Concealed Depression and How Can You Spot Its Sneaky Symptoms?

When you think of depression, you may be inclined to picture someone who struggles to get out of bed every morning and is barely able to function. But unlike many medical conditions, depression is one that often goes unseen and undiagnosed. That's because many sufferers actually experience …

Hobbies

Citrus-Soaked Butter Cake (Dairy)

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Well, I needed to bake a cake, but as I was gathering ingredients, I discovered that I only had one …

3 Tools That Can Help You Calm Your Mind and Let Go of Anxiety

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life. A …

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Swipe my race: 'If you're only dating someone for their skin colour, you should consider why'

Against the backdrop of London in 2017 (one of the most multicultural cities in the world) and with a quarter of young people reportedly on dating apps, we hear from BAME people on race preference in dating and in apps like Tinder or Happn. They reveal how stereotypes don't keep up with …

Apps

‘If you buy a ready-made lunch every day, you’re throwing away £1,288 a year’

Life is a series of choices, and we have a gift for making the wrong ones. Asked to choose between lift or stairs, we take the lift, even if we’re only going up one floor, even though we need the exercise. We take the bus for a couple of stops rather than walk for five minutes; turn on the heating …

Personal Finance

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lasagne recipes

The word “lasagne” is a bit like “sandwich” or “pie”: as a descriptor, it gets you only so far, because there are so many variables as to what you can put inside. There’s a common misconception that lasagne is a pasta dish layered with meat ragù and béchamel. But that’s lasagne alla bolognese, …

Italian Food

Y’all know why they going in on #blackskin right??? ________ I will say this, when those who wish they had something and can’t get it, they usually try to find fault with it to make themselves feel good.🌚😃 _______ #blackhealth #blackhealthmatters #blackskin #blackskincare #blackisbeautiful #melaninonfleek

dutch living

Imagining What Houses Drawn by Kids Would Look Like in Real Life

A solar-powered pyramid, a house with legs, and titanium fortress.<p>Houses drawn by kids are fun, for sure: spiky triangular roofs, puffy clouds …

Sea Level

'The threats continue​’: murder of retired couple chills fellow activists in Turkey

Cedar branches whisper in the Anatolian breeze. Twigs crunch underfoot. A truck rumbles from a distant marble quarry. The crack of a hunter’s rifle echoes through the forest.<p>The sounds of tranquility and violence intermingle at the remote hillside home of Aysin and Ali Büyüknohutçu, the Turkish …

Human Rights

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