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Leader of NHS junior doctors urges Jeremy Hunt to reopen negotiations

At London protest Dr Johann Malawana tells health secretary to stop lambasting junior medics, in bid to stop BMA strike<p>The leader of NHS junior doctors in England has urged Jeremy Hunt to stop treating them like “the enemy” and instead reopen negotiations in a bid to stop their threatened …

Radiation Therapy

Jeremy Corbyn's speech made even the spin feel almost authentic

Labour leader wins over the party conference with a political vision few in Brighton could disagree with, but he must now convince the country<p>After a brief introduction from a medical student who lived in his constituency, Jeremy Corbyn strode out on to the conference hall stage. The audience rose …

United Kingdom

Masturbation: the health benefits

Conduct an internet search for “masturbation,” and you will find hundreds, if not thousands, of slang phrases for the act.<p>This proliferation of slang …

Prostate Cancer

The day I met Rio’s favela master: the drug lord who championed the poor

Misha Glenny tells of his prison meetings with Nem of Rocinha, the slum crime boss who channelled some of his cocaine profits into running a welfare state for 100,000 people<p>On the morning of 10 November 2011, the people of Rio de Janeiro woke up to some riveting footage being played over and over …

Brazil

Underwater sculptures emerge from Thames in climate change protest

Jason deCaires Taylor’s four horsemen of the apocalypse, close to Houses of Parliament, are political comment on impact of fossil fuels<p>At high tide, you might barely know they’re there. But as the water level of the Thames comes and goes twice a day with the tide, the four ghostly heads – and the …

Sculpture
UK Politics

Vegemite is a 'Precursor to Misery' in Australia

Vegemite—the seemingly innocent, salty spread that elicits both patriotic worship and vitriolic hatred in the food’s native Australia—might be being …

Australia

Stuffed vegetable recipes for your packed lunch

Stuffed veg may emit something of a 70s dinner party vibe. However, but there are upsides: they hold their moisture well as leftovers and theare healthy justifies the presence of astrong cheese element. This being a win-win situation, the packed luncher should adopt them into their working week …

Onions

The good mixer: elderflower collins cocktail recipe

Super-easy, super-tasty and summer-tastic. Per serving:<p><b>2 lemon wedges</b> <b><br>50ml gin</b><b><br>15ml elderflower cordial</b><b><br>Limonata (a proper one, like San Pellegrino)</b><b><br>1 lemon slice and 1 mint sprig, to garnish</b><p>Squeeze the lemon wedges into a highball glass, then discard the spent wedges. Add a decent handful of ice …

Recipes

5 Under-The-Radar Style Magazines To Feed Your Inner Fashion Nerd

Photot credit: Gosheshe/Flickr<p>Flipping through fashion magazines is a favorite pastime for any style lover, but there's more to industry coverage than just the latest runway collections or beauty treatments. Readers want thoughtful essays and rich storytelling that prove fashion is more than just …

Non-fiction

Brave Woman Removes Confederate Flag From South Carolina Capitol

The footage is harrowing.<p><i>The Guardian</i> is reporting that Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old activist from Charlotte, North Carolina, climbed the flagpole at South Carolina's Capitol building this morning and removed the Confederate flag. Badass.<p>Unfortunately, she (and helper James Ian Dyson) has been …

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

Alzheimer's Disease

10 of the best festivals in Europe ... that you’ve probably never heard of

From a rave in an abandoned Polish coalmine to bonfires and bunting in the Bulgarian mountains, these under-the-radar festivals are an excuse to explore new musical landscapes<p>Compare the costs of festivals around the world<p>Meadows in the Mountains, Bulgaria<p>With a wild camping vibe – bonfires, small …

Festivals