Niamh Brennan-Bernatt

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Better Call Saul: All the Breaking Bad Easter eggs you might have missed

Breaking Bad's Easter eggs became such an obsession amongst fans that I swear the writers started putting more in just to amuse them towards the end …

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

How Scotland's independence movement lost the vote and still won everything

"Do you believe Scotland should be an independent country?<p>Nine words. Millions of different reasons for voting. In the end, the "No" campaign won by …

Nato members 'start arms deliveries to Ukraine'

<b>Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says.</b><p>Valery Heletey did not give details of the weapons being delivered or name the countries involved.<p>A similar statement earlier was denied by five Nato …

The American novels that should have won the Booker prize

Man Booker prize 2014,Awards and prizes,Culture,Fiction,Julian Barnes,Colm Tóibín,Martin Amis,Jane Smiley,Claire Messud,Philip Hensher,Peter Carey,Edna O'Brien,John Banville,Curtis Sittenfeld,Booker prize,Saul Bellow,Philip Roth,Don DeLillo,Toni Morrison,Elmore Leonard,David Foster Wallace,Thomas …

Ebola: 'In decades of humanitarian work, I've never seen such suffering'

I wake up each morning – if I have managed to sleep – wondering if this is really happening, or if it is a horror movie. In decades of humanitarian work I have never witnessed such relentless suffering of fellow human beings or felt so completely paralysed and utterly overwhelmed at our inability …

Obama's legal rationale for Isis strikes: shoot first, ask Congress later

In the space of a single primetime address on Wednesday night, Barack Obama dealt a crippling blow to a creaking, 40-year old effort to restore legislative primacy to American warmaking - a far easier adversary to vanquish than the Islamic State. Obama’s legal arguments for unilaterally expanding a …

Russia threatens to shut its skies to the West

Prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said his country would have to respond "asymmetrically" to news that European leaders are planning a wave of fresh sanctions<p>Hundreds of flights to Asia every week from Britain and other European countries face disruption following a threat by <b>Russia</b>to close its …

Ukraine leader vows crushing defeat of rebels

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said it is impossible to win the conflict in the east by force alone, but also warned that his military would deal a "crushing defeat" to pro-Russian rebels if they tried to advance in violation of the ceasefire.<p>On a surprise visit to the flashpoint city of …

Vladimir Putin 'Possessed By Satan,' Head Of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Says

Vladimir Putin has been accused of being possessed by Satan by a church leader and - possibly worse - called "self-centred" by the Dalai …

Ukraine crisis: Rebels 'free 1,200 captives' - Poroshenko

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1106000/1106660_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524958858_ddcbcf3ae169091121839a228c44ae2b<p><b>Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have released 1,200 prisoners, President Petro Poroshenko has said.</b><p>The releases followed Friday's ceasefire deal, he …

Iraq crisis: Obama to set out 'US offensive against IS'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1106000/1106439_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524756675_60086b5f78deef27f87ca93a2a273d15<p><b>US President Barack Obama is to set out his "game plan" against Islamic State militants in a speech on Wednesday.</b><p>Mr Obama, who has been criticised for …

As Ebola, Mers and HIV/Aids make headlines, what are the biggest risks to the world's health? And what is being done about them?

Infectious diseases can break out suddenly, almost anywhere in the world, and with devastating impact.<p>The past week has seen Ebola infecting key …

Yes, Food Hangovers Are Real—and Yes, They Can Be Cured!

Eating too much fat, sugar, salt, and spice can give you a food hangover the next morning. Here's how to cure the effects of overindulgence<p>Let's just lay all our cards on the table: <b>You've had food hangovers, and we've had food hangovers.</b><p>Sure, you may call it by another name, but you know the …

How we read each other's minds

Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that …

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Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Jurassic fossils may mean that feathers were all in the family.<p>Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.<p>Over the past two decades, discoveries in China have produced at least …

Drug usage in England and Wales 2013/14 - get the data

There were 230,000 additional 16 to 59 year olds taking drugs last year according to the latest findings from the 2013 to 2014 Crime Survey for England and Wales.<p>It's a small rise of 0.7% on 2012/13, taking the proportion of adults who used drugs up to 8.8%.<p>Among the drugs for which usage rose were …

Watching TV to Relieve Stress Can Make You Feel Like a Failure

It’s almost a reflex — after a tough day, you turn on the TV, or binge-watch your favorite show on Netflix. Getting lost in other people’s troubles, …

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The Search for Extraterrestrial Air Pollution

Astrobiologists have come up with two basic ideas for how to find life on planets outside the solar system. The first is to look for telltale gases …

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