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New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

The ancient Greeks were first to make the point. Shakespeare raised the prospect too. But Lord Byron was, perhaps, the most direct of them all: “We of the craft are all crazy,” he told the Countess of Blessington, casting a wary eye over his fellow poets.<p>The notion of the tortured artist is a …

Mental Health

Australian Trevor Bayliss to take charge of England for Ashes

England will go into the opening Ashes Test in Cardiff on 8 July with, for the first time in the country’s history, an Australian head coach after Trevor Bayliss was confirmed in the role on Tuesdayon Tuesday.<p>The 52-year-old former batsman, who was not capped by his country, has been persuaded to …

Sri Lanka

Why falling in love is similar to being drunk

A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk<p>Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love.<p>But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk, and not just the more pleasant …

Love

First-time buyers need to earn £77,000 a year to live in London

The financial challenges facing would-be home owners will be laid bare on Monday by new research showing that a first-time buyer now needs to earn £77,000 a year to get on the housing ladder in London.<p>Across the UK, a first-time buyer needs a minimum income of £41,000, according to the report from …

Housing

Pacquiao v Mayweather: trainers exchange blows ahead of the big fight

Floyd Mayweather Sr and Freddie Roach agreed on one thing on Thursday: Floyd’s son will try to knock out Manny Pacquiao in the early rounds of their fight here on Saturday night.<p>Apart from that sliver of consensus, it was insult as usual – most of them coming from Mayweather in a ritual that …

Boxing

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

How #tattoogate has highlighted a wider problem with wearables

The launch of the Apple Watch has brought a whole new level of attention to wearable tech and in the process is exposing an issue with one of the technologies at the, er, heart of many wearable devices.<p>Tracking your heart rate – be it out of curiosity as you sit at your desk, or as a useful tool in …

Wearable Tech

Baltimore protests continue as city mourns

A group of protesters stretching more than a block has left Penn Station in Baltimore for a march to City Hall to protest Freddie Gray's death while …

Justice

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather a Miscast Tale of Good vs. Evil in Boxing's Warped World

Imagine a professional prize fighter who escaped a life of desperate poverty but still hasn't quite been able to escape his past. A man who spends time with his city's most notorious crime lord and has sung the praises of cockfighting, at one point owning a thousand birds for the brutal …

Floyd Mayweather is far from perfect, except inside the ring

Say what you want about Floyd Mayweather the man, but nobody can deny the rise and run of one of the truly great boxers in history.<p>Texas Station …

Boxing

Ainsley Maitland-Niles: All you need to know about the Arsenal youngster

Teenager has made the headlines after his mother allegedly hit club negotiator Dick Law at Arsenal's training ground<p>When <b>Ainsley Maitland-Niles</b> made his Champions League debut for Arsenal last December, he became the youngest player to represent the club in the competition other than Jack …

Pacquiao camp uses press conference to aim knockout blow in network feud

Any visiting Martians out there wondering what professional boxing is all about might be enlightened to learn that the hot-air press conference here on Wednesday for the Fight Of The Century lasted eight minutes longer than it is possible for Saturday night’s bout to detain us.<p>Midway through the 53 …

Boxing

Jose Mourinho hits back at Arsenal fans - 'Boring boring Chelsea? What's boring is 10 years without a league title'

Jose Mourinho starts game without a recognised striker in his line-up and Arsenal fans chant 'Boring, boring Chelsea' near end of the game and at the final whistle<p>Jose Mourinho hit back at chants of ‘Boring, boring Chelsea’ by claiming Arsenal supporters should be bored of not winning the Premier …

Ed Miliband pledges to scrap stamp duty for first-time buyers

The Labour leader says his plans to end stamp duty on properties worth up to £300,000 will save some homebuyers as much as £5,000<p><b>Ed Miliband</b> has said that a <b>Labour</b> government would scrap stamp duty for all first-time buyers on properties worth up to £300,000, in a move that will cost the Treasury …