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Duchess of Cambridge admitted to Lindo Wing after going into labour

The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to hospital in labour, Kensington Palace has announced.<p>Kate was taken to the private Lindo wing of St …

The Queen Is Handing Her Powers Away. Is ‘King Charles’ Ready?

The queen is preparing to cede power to her son, even if the public wants the crown to bypass Prince Charles and go straight to a future King William …

Start Every Day Better With These Simple 8 Tips for Better Sleep | Inc.com

I have long prided myself on my ability to function with only a few hours of sleep every night. For years, I even purposely deviated my sleeping routine so that my body and mind would not "depend" on going to sleep at a specific time or need a specific amount of sleep.<p>I have been living a lie.<p>Over …

Tropical Storms

South Korea reactivates propaganda speakers as tensions with North rise

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have once again ratcheted up as South Korea responds to its northern neighbor's latest antagonism.<p>The South reactivated its propaganda speakers near its heavily fortified border with North Korea on Friday following Pyongyang's …

North Korea

South Korea resumes anti-North broadcasts

South Korea has resumed propaganda broadcasts via loudspeakers into North Korea, a step that has angered the reclusive country in the past.<p>Friday's moves came as the international community struggled to find common ground on how best to penalise North Korea following its announcement two days ago …

North Korea

Investigatory Powers Bill: what's in it, and what does it mean?

Internet service providers will have to store the details of every website people visited for 12 months if the new draft Investigatory Powers Bill is …

Judge orders end of life support for baby who was brain damaged when born in car during hailstorm

Parents of little girl starved of oxygen at birth wanted treatment to continue, but judge rules against them and their daughter will now 'likely soon die'<p>A baby who suffered brain damage after being starved of oxygen when born in a car during a hailstorm should no longer receive life support …

Passenger seated on plane next to stranger who looks exactly like him

Have you ever wanted a twin? This man met the next best thing, when he sat next to a stranger who looked exactly like him on a flight.<p>The ginger-bearded man met his match, and was delighted to meet someone who looked exactly like him.<p>They took a grinning selfie together on the flight, which was …

George Washington University

My British home: five refugees on living in the UK

This country has long been shaped by the people who have found refuge here. Some of those forced to flee brutal conflicts tell Kieran Yates why the UK is now so special to them<p>The refugee crisis in the Mediterranean this summer has brought back old anxieties. How many people can Britain comfortably …

East London

NHS Crisis: Seven Myths About The National Health Service

The news that the NHS is in the "worst financial crisis for a generation" with predictions of a £2 billion deficit has prompted fresh waves of …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Liverpool homes for £1: Thousands bid to buy derelict Picton houses

As many as 2,750 people apply to buy around 120 empty and unloved Victorian homes at rock bottom price in project to regenerate deprived areas<p>They are not exactly a des-res, but thousands of bargain hunters have realised they could be the sale of the century.<p>Around 2,750 people have applied to buy …

eBook Original Mystery Novel Contest

<b>Otto Penzler</b>, President and Publisher of MysteriousPress.com, has announced a contest for the Mysterious Press Award, which will be given for the …

Writing

Ten British women get go-ahead for womb transplants

Ethical approval has been granted for the clinical trial which will see ten British women without wombs carry their own babies<p>Thousands of women born without a womb could benefit from a new transplant which has been given the green light.<p>Ten British women will be given womb transplants in a trial …

Pregnancy

Disturbing Video Surfaces From McDonald's Chicken Supplier

The supplier, Tyson, has since stopped doing business with the farm in question.<p>McDonald's chicken supplier Tyson Foods has cut ties with a Tennessee farm where an animal rights group said it captured undercover footage of animal cruelty. In the video, which Mercy For Animals released Wednesday, a …

McDonald's

Married church minister 'ran bottom spanking cult'

Grown women were persuaded to strip naked so a senior minister, 72, could spank them over his knee for his own pleasure, court hears<p>A church minister used the Bible to justify spanking vulnerable women on their bare bottoms to satisfy his own sexual desires, a court heard today<p>Howard Curtis, 72, …

Prepare for the Two Hottest Years on Record, Report Says

This year and next will likely be the hottest on record, new research suggests, the latest sign that a so-called hiatus in global warming has …

Food fit for royalty: what does the Queen really like to eat?

Come now behind Palace walls where, twice a week, her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II flicks through a red leather-bound book of menu suggestions from the head chef to the royal household, Mark Flanagan. She ticks what she likes and draws a line through the rest. The ticks are likely to go to dishes …

Jeremy Corbyn's economic policies could be 'highly damaging', economists warn

Fifty-five academics have signed a letter to the Financial Times expressing concern about the Labour leadership frontrunner's proposals<p>The economic policies of Jeremy Corbyn, the front-runner to become the next Labour party leader, are likely to be "highly damaging" and his proposal for "People's …

New coin issued to mark Queen's record reign

Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled a new 20 pound silver coin to commemorate a landmark event.<p>On September 9 Queen Elizabeth is set to become the country’s longest reigning monarch in British history.<p>On that date she will have ruled for 63 years and 216 days surpassing her great-great-grandmother, …

North and South Korea 'on brink of war'

Kim Jong-un issues ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon<p>North and South Korea appeared on the verge of war on Friday night after Kim Jong-un issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon or face …

North Korea

Depression is not contagious but an upbeat mood is, say scientists

Upbeat moods spread through social networks but depression does not, scientists have found<p>Sad friends will not bring you down but upbeat moods are contagious a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the universities of Manchester and Warwick studied 2,000 teenagers to see if their social groups could …

Depression

Carbs: A Love Story

Several new studies suggest starches are an essential human nutrient and can be part of an effective weight-loss plan.<p>People sometimes describe themselves as lusting passionately for baked goods. (I.e. “Omg I am <i>obsessed</i> with cake pops!”)<p>Well, recent nutrition news serves as somewhat of a Modern …

Rewriting Autism History

Newly discovered documents show how crucial autism research was ignored, perpetuating misinformation about autistic children.<p>History is dotted with simultaneous independent discoveries. From the Möbius strip to the electric telegraph, great minds sometimes do think alike. And for decades now, the …

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

How to Build a City on the Moon

The new head of the European Space Agency wants to give it a try.<p>Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of the Paris-based European Space Agency, from pushing mankind toward more of a giant lunar leap than another small …

Space Exploration

Cilla Black: there will never be another one like her

The much-loved singer and presenter has died, aged 72. Ben Lawrence explains just how important she has been in the story of British music and television<p>When Priscilla Marie Veronica White began working as a cloakroom attendant at Liverpool’s Cavern Club at the start of the Sixties, few would have …

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

Neuroscience

Iran nuclear deal: What's at stake, what it means, what happens next

<b>(CNN) —</b> After long and painful negotiations, Iran and world powers have reached a potentially historic deal to curb Tehran's nuclear activities.<p>What was at stake? What does the deal mean? What happens next?<p>Here are quick answers to some pressing questions, designed to get you up to speed on this …

South Asia