Tina Zed

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For Years, Woman Mistook Brain Fluid Leaking Through Her Nose as Allergies

Her doctors had no idea, either.<p>Kendra Jackson had no idea why her nose ran all the time. For years, the Omaha, Nebraska resident lived with …

Curlew Moon by Mary Colwell review – a pilgrimage for the wading bird

The bubbling call of the curlew, heard across the fields at dusk, has long been a vital part of a traditional English landscape. Poets from WB Yeats to Dylan Thomas have immortalised this greyish brown wading bird in verse. Once a common sight across the UK and Ireland, the native nesting bird is …

Books

No Cinderella: Margo Jefferson on the real Meghan Markle

In February I saw a photo of Meghan Markle and the Duchess of Cambridge sitting next to each other at the Royal Foundation Forum, wearing colour coordinated dresses (lavender for Kate, deep purple-blue for Meghan). It wasn’t their dresses I minded, it was how they sat – legs crossed neatly at the …

Royal Family

Elena Ferrante: ‘I insist on writing things I think I would never put in writing’

There’s nothing I wouldn’t write about. In fact, as soon as I realize that something has flashed through my mind that I would never put in writing, I insist on doing so. Some say that you have to be vigilant, that writers shouldn’t necessarily put everything into words. And part of me is absolutely …

Literature

All by myself: the joys of being single

For most of my adult life, I have been ashamed of being single. At weddings, I have felt my smile crack. I once walked out of a friend’s book launch when he gave a speech about finding the love of his life. I felt sick with envy, physically sick. But when I got home, what I felt most of all was …

Relationships

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘I don’t want to grow old alone’

There was a time when I thought I wouldn’t live to see 30, but now I’ve doubled that. It feels strange to turn 60. I don’t feel old at all. I play football with 25-year-olds and I can outrun all of them.<p>I went down a bad road a couple of times, but when you make mistakes it’s not about regretting …

Martial Arts

Why I lied to my therapists

I remember the exact moment when I realised my therapist could not stop death. I had just watched a man die – my boyfriend’s step-father, the first death I’d ever seen up close – and it became achingly clear to me that I, too, would one day face the dying process. It wasn’t that I was previously …

Safe-Space

How a 'third way' from Donald Trump could save the Iran nuclear deal

Tonight, the world will get the answer to a question that has been roiling global politics: is Donald Trump going to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear agreement?<p>The president has kept friends and enemies guessing but recent indications point to withdrawal.<p>Emmanuel Macron, the French president, …

Donald Trump

Kim Jong-un leads the diplomatic dance on the Korean Peninsula, but the Iran deal's failure could imperil negotiations

It may only be Wednesday, but the Korean Peninsula is already in the throes of another burst of potentially history-altering diplomacy, and Kim Jong-un appears to be leading the charge.<p>The past 24 hours has seen the North Korean leader take a surprise walk along a southern Chinese beach with …

North Korea

Need a Confidence Boost at Work? Use These Mantras Throughout Your Day

You're strong. You just need to remind yourself of it.<p>Confidence plays a huge role in getting you where you want to go, but unfortunately, it's not a static thing. Sometimes doubt creeps in and we need a jolt to feel like we're OK. If that's your situation, understand that a huge source of …

Boris Johnson dares Theresa May to sack him for calling her Brexit customs plan ‘crazy’

BORIS Johnson has dared Theresa May to sack him for branding her Brexit customs plan "crazy".<p>The Foreign Secretary was told he should “flounce out” …

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

Immune System

Don't Care About Instagram? Here's Why You Should

​I’m going to come right out and say it. Instagram saved my photography life. Today, I’ll show you how Instagram changed everything for me and how it …

Bill Cosby is mentally preparing himself for prison

His attorneys might still be squawking about innocence and appeals, but Bill Cosby is mentally preparing himself for prison.<p>“This is what they wanted,” the comedian once revered as “America’s Dad” told Page Six after a Pennsylvania jury found him guilty Thursday of drugging and sexually assaulting …

97,000 People Have This Operation Each Year – Here’s What Happens When It Goes Wrong

Hernia mesh complications are leaving people in intensive care<p>“I feel like I’m a burden to my family. The whole thing’s absolutely disgusting. It’s …

Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary after Windrush scandal

Amber Rudd has dramatically resigned as home secretary, after repeatedly struggling to account for her role in the unjust treatment of Windrush generation migrants.<p>The home secretary was forced to step down after a series of revelations in the Guardian over Windrush culminated in a leak on Friday …

United Kingdom

Gardening offers and deals from Telegraph Garden Shop

Three astonishing award-winning Astrantias chosen by plant hunter Lark Hanham<p>Astrantias are hardwearing garden perennials that are perfectly formed for shoe-horning into overstocked perennial beds in sun or shade. These accommodating little perennials have been a British border essential ever-since …

Gardening

UK weather: Spring to finally arrive as warm Spanish wind set to push temperatures up this weekend

The UK is finally due some sunny weather and blue skies after being battered by two Beasts from the East and a decidedly soggy start to Spring.<p>Temperatures are due to soar well into double figures this weekend thanks to warm air from Spain, with sunny spells predicted and some suggesting the …

Six stabbings in 90 minutes in London as 13 year-old left fighting for his life

A flurry of attacks saw six more stabbings in London on Thursday, compounding a recent violent crime spike in the capital.<p>In the latest spate of knife attacks, six youths were assaulted within a 90-minute period.<p>A 13-year-old boy was seriously wounded after being stabbed in east London, with three …

Extremism

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's radical spirit must never be forgotten

Tragic, heroic and ultimately deeply flawed, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was fearless in the face of the apartheid police state .<p>She suffered so much …

Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital for hip operation tomorrow days after missing traditional Easter Sunday service

Prince Philip, 96, has been admitted to hospital for planned surgery on his hip.<p>The Duke of Edinburgh has travelled to the King Edward VII Hospital …

💙 Bluethroats are passage visitors to the UK, found along our eastern coastlines in spring and autumn. In summer they head off to breed in parts of Europe, Asia and Alaska. These white-spotted bluethroats are the earliest to arrive! 🐦 #Spring #Bluethroats #Beautifulbirds https://t.co/abWzcTfj1S

The Joy of Frogs: a 360 film about the mating season

<b>Click here to view the 360° video.</b><p>If you’re viewing on mobile you’ll need to download the YouTube app for the full 360° experience.<p>If you’re viewing on desktop, you’ll need the latest version of your web browser.<p>Topics<p>Environment<br>• Virtual Reality Studio<p>Animals

Virtual Reality

Moving plants mid-flower may go against the grain, but it’s a risk worth taking, says Stephen Lacey

The tolerance of plants is remarkable, not 
just to yo-yoing temperatures but 
to the rude incursions of gardeners. Flowering on a balmy morning, with the pleasurable tickle of a visiting bee on their pollen-coated anthers, suddenly they get a fork speared through their roots and they are …

Australia's disgraced cricketers expected to launch legal action over bans to ensure scandal rumbles on

Australia’s three disgraced cricketers are expected to launch legal actions this week which will ensure the ball-tampering scandal continues to dominate the sport.<p>Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft and David Warner have until the middle of the week to appeal their bans and are in talks with …

Rock painting craze gets stony response from council chiefs

You’ll find them nestling in sand dunes, or placed on top of a stone wall or gate post. You might even come across one on a window sill or a tree stump - brightly painted stones with messages and colourful patterns and drawings.<p>So popular has the hobby of stone painting become that it has now …

Saturday Night Takeaway: Slick and skilful, Dec showed just why he can thrive without Ant - review

Dec without Ant felt deeply strange. The ubiquitous Geordie duo always appear in the same formation: Ant on the left and Dec on the right, as viewers look at their screens. Tonight there was a void where Ant usually stands. It was like Morecambe without Wise or fish without chips. Viewers could be …

TV

I worry about having MS for my daughter's sake

"My left hand is not great in terms of tingling. And my right comes in and out. The other day, one side of this finger was numb.” Sitting across the table in a café in his home town of Brighton, Christian Donlan is mapping out the daily impact on his body of being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis …

Multiple Sclerosis

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries, study finds

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries and could help beat heart disease, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Sao Paulo took dietary information and Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) readings from more than 4,400 study participants, nearly all of whom drank coffee.<p>They …

Opinion: Brexit – a year wasted

Twelve months of Brexit negotiations have shown it is impossible to leave the EU without harming yourself. That is why it is clearly time to turn …