Jax Lockyer-Barrett

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When medication is essential to mental health

Four writers on the ways they manage mental illness.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 44.7 million adults in the U.S. currently …

Mental Health

Stars Who've Opened Up About Dealing With Anxiety

Ryan Reynolds, Ariana Grande, Emma Stone and Hugh Grant are just some of the high-profile public figures who've gone public with their mental-health …

Mental Health

'Meghan Markle Is Used to Being Touchy-Feely — and Prince Harry Is the Same,' Says Source

As soon as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle went public with their romance last year, it was clear that they were not afraid to show PDA. And those …

Prince Harry

Prince Charles Just Revealed He Watches This TV Show & It's Seriously Not What You'd Expect

The Royal Family are so recognisable that sometimes it feels like you know them. They're photographed out and about at events almost every day and …

Prince Charles

The special way the royals will celebrate Prince George's birthday this year

Prince George will turn a year older on July 22 [Getty]<p>Prince George, Kate Middleton and Prince William’s first son, will celebrate his birthday this …

Prince George of Cambridge

Princess Eugenie & Princess Beatrice's Royal Roles Differ In This Crucial Way, Say Experts

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, cousins to Harry and William, aren't exactly low-profile figures — they're currently eighth and ninth in line to the …

Nelson Mandela

Prince Charles' Nickname for Meghan Markle Is Not Very Catchy, but It's a Huge Compliment

Meghan Markle and Prince Charles share a rather special relationship. After all, it was Prince Charles who stepped in to walk Meghan down the aisle …

Prince Charles

Five fabulous things you didn't know about Buckingham Palace | London Evening Standard

Everyone knows that the corgi is synonymous with the word queen. Her love for the little beasts is well documented, which probably explains why they …

Ptolemy | Accomplishments, Biography, Facts

<b>Alternative Title:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus<p><b>Ptolemy</b>, Latin in full <b>Claudius Ptolemaeus</b>, (born <i>c.</i> 100 ce—died <i>c.</i> 170 ce), an Egyptian astronomer, …

Ancient History

Donald Trump: I didn't criticise PM over Brexit. That is fake news

Donald Trump has abruptly disavowed his criticism of Theresa May, delivering an extraordinary press conference performance alongside the prime minister in which he pledged new support for a post-Brexit trade deal and attacked a British tabloid over “fake news”.<p>Clutching May’s hand at her Chequers …

Donald Trump

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Fintan O’Toole: Trial runs for fascism are in full flow

Babies in cages were no ‘mistake’ by Trump but test-marketing for barbarism<p>Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 05:00<p>Video<br>• Images<p>Coverage of the detention centre …

Reality TV

How to keep your children safe by the pool this summer – the four hidden dangers to watch out for

At least 25 British people drown in holiday pools each summer, and more than 500 serious incidents – including near-drownings – occur around swimming pools, according to new, comprehensive industry-wide statistics on the accidents that befall UK citizens on holidays abroad.<p>At the beginning of this …

Swimming Pools

Here's how you can help a mom friend who is struggling

Motherhood is definitely not an easy journey. It’s full of ups and downs and no one should have to do it all on their own.<p>At some stage in our lives …

Parenting

Why you should enroll your kids in piano lessons, according to science

Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a gruelling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe’s failure to agree on immigration.<p>Spain swooped to help 629 mainly sub-Saharan Africans on board the …

Coast Guard

European shares retreat on trade tensions

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - European shares fell for a second day on Monday as worries over a trade war between the United States and China continued to keep investors on the edge, while cable maker Nexans (NEXS.PA) plummeted after a profit warning.<p>FILE PHOTO: The German share price index, DAX board, …

Stock Markets

Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name

PRESPES, Greece/BITOLA, Macedonia (Reuters) - (This June 17 story has been refiled to correct academic institution of expert in penultimate paragraph.)<p>Greece and Macedonia set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the former Yugoslav republic, paving the way for …

Europe

Bavarians put Merkel on notice to win EU migrants deal

BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Bavarian allies agreed to give her two weeks’ breathing space on Monday to find a European solution to a row over immigration that threatens to scupper her three-month-old coalition government.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel …

Angela Merkel

UK economy to grow at slowest pace since 2009 - BCC

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s economy looks on track to grow at its weakest rate since 2009 this year due to Brexit uncertainties, higher oil prices and fears of a trade war, the British Chambers of Commerce said on Monday.<p>Shoppers cross the road in Oxford Street, in London, Britain August 14, 2016. …

UK Economy

May's Brexit laws rejected by parliament, Wednesday showdown looms

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans were rejected by parliament’s upper chamber on Monday, setting up a confrontation with pro-EU MPs later this week which will test her ability to lead a minority government.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in …

Great Britain

Immigrant overload, not Brexit, heralds the end of the European Union

Israel Zangwill’s play <i>The Melting Pot</i>, first staged in Washington in October 1908, celebrates the United States as a giant crucible fusing together a …

Tory MP has office covered in lingerie in protest over his decision to block 'upskirting' bill

The Conservative MP who blocked attempts to outlaw “upskirting” has had his office covered in lingerie in an apparent protest by Parliamentary staff.<p>Sir Christopher Chope, who was branded a “dinosaur” by colleagues at the weekend, was subject to further humiliation on Monday morning when pictures …

House of Lords rejects government's EU withdrawal bill - as it happened

Welcome to today's live coverage on another busy day in Westminster.<p><b>Theresa May</b> will give a keynote speech on the NHS later today, but there is …

Jeremy Hunt refuses to explain how £20bn NHS funding plan will be paid for

Jeremy Hunt has refused to spell out how the government’s promised £20bn NHS boost will be paid for, amid a wave of criticism at claims the money …

Three men in their 20s killed after being hit by a train near Loughborough Junction station 'may have been graffiti artists'

Three people were killed today after being hit by a train in south London.<p>Police were called to Loughborough Junction station, near Brixton, shortly …

Japan earthquake: Three dead, more than 300 injured in 6.1 magnitude quake around Osaka

The western city of Osaka in Japan was shaken during the morning rush hour, with subway and bullet train services suspended.<p>A nine-year-old girl is …

Japan

In The Know Innovation

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Hashem Al-Ghaili

A Second Magnetic Field Surrounding Our Planet Has Been Detected.

Paris Climate Goals Can Be Reached Without Carbon Capture Tech, Landmark Study Finds

A groundbreaking study by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is the first to map a pathway to limiting warming to 1.5 …