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Phone footage of the moment severe storm hit Moscow

At least 11 people have been killed after high winds, hail and torrential rain struck the Russian capital.

Weather

The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear

The people of America have stepped into the abyss. The new president elect is an unstable bigot, sexual predator and compulsive liar; he is capable of anything<p>Donald Trump wins US election – live updates Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>We thought the United States would step back …

Top 10 London attractions

Top 10 bookable attractions<p>Have a magical day out with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Harry Potter films at <b>Warner Bros. Studio Tour London</b>. See …

England

#RTD5: Top 5 mystery & supernatural documentaries by RT

Ghosts, shamans, curses and mysteries are the subjects of this selection of RT documentaries, put together for you to celebrate the channel's five …

Paranormal

Is Europe the Problem With Britain or Britain the Problem With Europe?

Brian is joined for a full hour debate by three prominent figures from the British left: writer and analyst <b>John Wight</b>, who supports staying in the …

If Britain Goes: Three Scenarios for Brexit

© REUTERS/ Leon Neal<p>Nine of Cameron’s Top 20 Economic Aids Abstain From Signing Anti-Brexit Letter<p>The outcome of the crucial vote will decide the …

How You Fight With Your Spouse May Affect Different Body Parts

Emotions are known to influence health, especially when they are negative or intensely felt. Chronically angry, sad, frustrated or fearful people tend to become chronically unwell, though <i>which</i> emotions go with which conditions has not received much scrutiny in recent years. A new look at old …

Psychology

Can You Train Yourself to Need Less Sleep?

<b>Question:</b><p>Is there anything I can do to train my body to need less sleep?<p>If I get less than nine hours I feel sick and exhausted the next day. (I already do the only using your bed for sleep, and not looking at screens 30 minutes before sleep.)<p><b>Answer:</b><p>Many people think they can teach themselves to …

What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?

In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a distinctive pattern of tiny scars. Perl was intrigued. At 69, he had examined 20,000 brains over …

Mecca Goes Mega

In the days before rapid sea or air travel, it could take months to travel to Mecca. The spiritual heart of Islam lay far from its great capitals in Istanbul, Delhi and Isfahan. The devout came from distant lands on foot, by camel and in horse-drawn carriages. Bedouin tribes routinely robbed these …

Islam

Psychiatric disorders more common among workaholics, study finds

If your life seems to revolve around your job, so much so that your relationships and social life suffer, then you're likely to fall under the …

The Brain

The letter that needs to be publicised because signals in private fell on deaf ears

<b>Umar Mukhtar</b><p>It was a typical PKR KETUM, Anwar Ibrahim’s tirade out of boredom. Nine pages that could have been written in nine paragraphs ostensibly …

Pakatan Harapan

Strikingly simple Yohann iPad stand works all the angles [Reviews]

I have a pretty decent iPad cover that lets me easily prop up my tablet in case I want to stay in bed and watch Netflix all day like someone who does not suffer from depression at all. But the recently released Yohann iPad stand makes my existing system look like cheap garbage.<p>It’s genuinely a …

IPad Air

A Mother’s Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment

The first sign that the Alzheimer’s disease that ravaged my grandmother was back for her daughter was when Mom began having trouble saying “CNN.” She’d watched the cable news network for years with ferocious interest ever since returning from a life abroad in the Foreign Service to rural New …

Mind-Based Therapies May Ease Lower Back Pain

Sixty-five million Americans suffer from chronic lower back pain, and many feel they have tried it all: physical therapy, painkillers, shots. Now a new study reports many people may find relief with a form of meditation that harnesses the power of the mind to manage pain.<p>The technique, called …

Video of ABC reporter shows no security cordon breach

A video of the Australian journalist Linton Bresser questioning Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in Kuching last Saturday showed that the journalists …

It’s Not Just Doctors And Nurses, Patients Need To Wash Their Hands, Too

Encouraging doctors and nurses to wash their hands frequently has always been considered an easy and effective way to curb the spread of infection in …

'Why Didn't You Run?' – The Inside Story on the Arrest of Russian Billionaire Dmitry Kamenshchik

On the morning of Feb. 18, Dmitry Kamenshchik, Russia's 27th-richest tycoon, packed a backpack with some spare clothes, a toothbrush, and shoes …

Russia

Huffington Post "Welcomes" Najib to the US

<b>The Huffington Post has among other prominent American Newspapers welcomed Najib Tun Razak to the US by publicly insulting him.</b><p><i>It’s Toffee’s Turn</i><p>This …

Asia
Neuroscience

Take it easy! Chronic stress linked to depression & dementia, research claims

Chronic stress is known to have several detrimental health effects, but now scientists have added two more to the list: depression and dementia. A …

Depression

The Myth of the Caliphate

In 1924, Turkish leader Kemal Ataturk officially abolished the Ottoman caliphate. Today, most Western discussions of the Islamic State of Iraq and …

New Help for Back Pain

Functional restoration uses exercise and psychological therapy to get patients over fear and back to normal life<p>Back pain is a top cause of chronic pain in the U.S.<p>Now, for patients who have been unsuccessful with typical treatments such as surgery and narcotic pain pills, some doctors are trying …

Arthritis