Manvir Manak

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Theresa May is both a coward and a horrible person – here's why

In the wake of the events of the last week, here’s a question for you. Is Theresa May:<p>A) a coward<br>B) a bad person<br>C) both<p>I know, I know. Right now lots …

'Best pasta sauce in the world' contains just three ingredients – and one might surprise you

Jamie Oliver would be happy to learn you're thinking about making your own pasta sauce.<p>The jarred stuff is full of sugar. So much so, in fact, Dolmio …

This Inkblot Test Will Reveal Your Most Dominant Personality Trait

What you see in a splash of ink can reveal a lot about the inner workings of your mind. This is a classic method used by mental health professionals …

50 foods to try before you die

The president just made a titanic foreign policy shift. The media missed it.

By Newt Gingrich<p><i>Newt Gingrich, a Republican from Georgia, was speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. He served as vice chair of the Trump transition team and is the author of the book “Understanding Trump,” which is scheduled to be released in June.</i><p>This newspaper’s legendary …

Foreign Policy

Emma Thompson attacks 'evil' Hollywood pressure on women to be thin

Thompson reveals she almost quit 2008 film Brideshead Revisited after a co-star was asked to lose weight<p>Emma Thompson has criticised Hollywood for the pressure it puts on female actors to be thin, saying that she almost quit Brideshead Revisited because another actor was asked by the film’s …

12 Things You Did Not Know Your Body Can Do

No amount of science is going to sufficiently explain how humans have evolved to be such intricately detailed creatures. The human body works in …

Top 10 UK guided walks and tours for families

Avoid moans of ‘walking’s boring’ by trying a children-focused tour, where guides channel Robin Hood and Mary Poppins, or lead ghost trails and fossil hunts<p>If you’re looking for “gently spooky” rather than “give the kids nightmares for weeks”, then this is the ghost tour for you. Follow “Victorian …

How Easily Could Trump Withdraw the U.S. From NAFTA?

The legal procedure for an “Amerexit” isn’t as straightforward as Brexit.<p>President Trump is reportedly mulling an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, a major trade deal with Canada and Mexico that reshaped broad sections of the U.S. economy …

European Union

Russia's Hack Of Elections In France Requires Counterpunch

On April 25, cybersecurity experts said the same Russian hackers who allegedly targeted Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and likely torpedoed it, are targeting France’s centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron. Russia’s targeting of Macron may sway the election to Putin’s ally, Marine Le Pen. Macron is …

Fake News

Trump and Mussolini: The same, only different? Eleven key lessons from historical fascism

<b>Donald Trump; Benito Mussolini (AP/Richard Drew/Salon)</b><p>Italian fascism provides a better model for our moment than Nazi Germany — and the comparison is not encouraging<p>Anis Shivani<p>March 5, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Fascism is a religion. The 20th century will be known in history as the century of fascism.<br>— …

U.S. allies shaken by Donald Trump’s wiretap tweets about Obama

Just when U.S. allies around the world from Canada to Europe to Asia were starting to be reassured about Donald Trump's approach to the world, there's a whole new gust of chaos coming from Washington.<p>This weekend's startling political drama of Twitter accusations of wiretaps, then denials, all …

Record 910,000 UK workers on zero-hours contracts

Nearly 1m people on controversial terms but growth slowdown points to ‘zero-hours juggernaut’ grinding to a halt, say experts<p>The number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK has hit a record high of 910,000 but there are signs the trend may have reached a peak after Britain’s decision to …

An inflatable obstacle course, a dog-themed menu and 70p pints: it’s LondOnTheInside’s tips for March

<i>Our mates at LondOntheInside have rounded up five things they’re pretty damn excited about this March.</i><p>Blacklock, The City, Mar 20<p>We cannot wait to …

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The legendary Hollywood actress speaks candidly in a new interview about her feminism.<p>Jane Fonda has revealed that she is a survivor of rape and …

Port project threatens indigenous community in Malaysia

<b>Carey Island, Malaysia -</b> In a wooden hut, elevated above the swampy ground, a shaman from Malaysia's indigenous Mah Meri people sits cross-legged in front of an altar laden with offerings of food and drink and decorated with palm fronds folded and twisted into birds and flowers.<p>As each visitor …

UK will be forced to pay millions for a private EU army for MEPs despite Brexit

Britain will be forced to foot the bill for a new EU private army for MEPs and a publicity campaign for elections in 2019 when the country will already have left the union.<p>New figures show the budget for the European Parliament is set to increase by over three per cent next year amid fears of cuts …

The Trump-Russia scandals: a quick visual guide

The web of connections in Trump’s Russia controversies.<p>President Donald Trump’s Russia scandals are deeply intertwined.<p>As Vox’s Zack Beauchamp writes, there are three separate Trump-Russia scandals that together call into question the nature of Trump’s relationship with Russia: the resignation of …

Fundamentalists hacked my husband to death. The same hate is spreading across the world | Rafida Ahmed

Two years ago, we were ambushed in Bangladesh by the sort of group the west’s populist leaders claim to oppose. But they are two sides of the same coin<p>I have no memory of the attack, but the pictures of my husband’s bloody, motionless body on the street, me next to him pleading for help, the four …

German jesters take on kings for 2017 Carnival

German Carnival is back with a vengeance, ridiculing the likes of Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and Angela Merkel. Following a turbulent year, Germans …

Roberts, judiciary's leader, silent on Trump criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's unusually personal criticism of federal judges has drawn rebukes from many quarters, including from …

Donald Trump

17 Recipes To Get You Through Exams

1<p>If you're trying to be good but have a sweet tooth, then this recipe will be great for breakfast to get the day started or after a meal instead of a …

Synthetic 'second skin' uses science to make you look younger

Want to erase those crow's feet or shrink those eye bags? In the future, rather than getting injections or going under the knife, you may be able to solve those cosmetic problems by painting on a second skin.<p>Researchers at Harvard and MIT have created a transparent, silicone-based polymer that can …

Skin Care

Oil jumps on outages; API reports big U.S. crude build

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent jumped 4 percent on Tuesday while U.S. crude settled up more than 2 percent, after a late burst of buying driven in part by expectations that record U.S. crude inventories would not swell by as much as they have in recent weeks.<p>Pumpjacks and other infrastructure for …

Kim Jong-un becomes surprise poster child for UK privacy campaign

Rights coalition Don’t Spy On Us to publish satirical photos of leaders of oppressive regimes to fight investigatory powers bill<p>Privacy campaigners are using a poster of Kim Jong-un to alert the UK public to a controversial surveillance bill going through parliament.<p>The provocative poster of the …

Kim Jong-un

3 Time Saving Airport Travel Tips that Will Make You Sing

As someone who has flown internationally in all stages of parenthood (pregnant > with a newborn > pregnant and with a toddler > with two toddlers and two dogs and 6 suitcases) I can confidently say that Husband and I are Master Flyers and even though United hasn't given us access to their club …

Bristol man pleads guilty to 1984 murder of Melanie Road

Christopher Hampton, 64, from Bristol, originally denied murdering 17-year-old, who died from multiple stab wounds<p>A 64-year-old man has admitted murdering a teenage girl who was stabbed to death more than three decades ago in Bath.<p>Christopher Hampton pleaded guilty to murdering Melanie Road, 17, …

Placental RNA may help protect embryo from viruses, study finds

A long non-coding RNA, or lncRNA, has been identified that contributes to a crucial function of the placenta: protecting the unborn baby from …

Plants are our lifeline – but we’re letting them die | Michael McCarthy

Human existence is utterly dependent on wild plant species we’ve shamefully neglected. Now Kew has become a global voice for plants<p>There seem to have been no national ceremonies to mark the end of botany. A discipline that had flourished in our universities for centuries – the first Oxford …

Botany

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …