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EU citizens in the West Midlands are rushing to apply for UK citizenship - but could you pass the test?

Applications for British citizenship by EU nationals have almost tripled in some areas of the West Midlands since the Brexit referendum.<p>Exclusive …

United Kingdom

Plain, Greek, low-fat? Experts pick the healthiest yoghurt

<b>Whole supermarket shelves are laden with yoghurt — so which should you choose? A team of nutrition experts explain their pick for The …

Nutrition

These are the 28 biggest banks in the world — each one with more than $1 trillion of assets

In total, S&P Global included 28 banks across the world with over $1 trillion in assets across Asia, North America, and Europe.<p>"Asian banks continue to dominate the S&P Global Market Intelligence global bank rankings with Chinese institutions claiming the top four spots," JP O'Sullivan, managing …

Bank of China

Graphic warnings on unhealthy foods may help people make better choices, study finds - Health - ABC News

Graphic health messages similar to those used on cigarette packets could be an effective way of helping people make healthier food choices, a study …

Holistic Medicine

An Egg a Day May Keep the Doctor Away, Study Claims

For decades, experts warned that eating eggs raises levels of unhealthy cholesterol. But a study Tuesday said an egg a day may actually reduce the …

Holistic Medicine

7 Essential Privacy Tips for When You Travel

American travelers took 2.25 billion domestic trips and 87.7 million international trips in 2017, according to statistics from the U.S. Travel …

Privacy

Apparently, you need to have twice your salary saved for retirement

Your thirties are when you and your friends reach important milestones. There are the big life markers of marriage and kids, but there are also money …

Retirement

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Small Business

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

European Travel

Mega black hole could devour the Sun

Australian researchers have discovered the fastest-growing black hole known in the universe which is swallowing up the surrounding cosmos.<p>The astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU) described it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our sun every two days.<p>The astronomers …

Black Holes

The budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 but only ends up saving $7,300

Americans of all income levels are falling short when it comes to putting money away. As money expert at Intuit Kimmie Greene tells CNBC Make It, …

Retirement

David Miliband says Brexit will lead to ‘great tragedy’. Thank goodness he’s here to save us

Two years ago, David Miliband flew in from New York to warn Britain not to leave the EU. To his surprise and disappointment, the country failed to heed his advice. Graciously, however, Mr Miliband has decided to give it another chance. Today he flew in from New York to tell it that, if it will …

David Miliband

If You're Only Going to Eat One Vegetable, a Doctor Says This Should Be It

Eating healthy should be fairly straightforward. But when you consider the number of different diets and health philosophies to choose from, things …

Wellness

Nutrition journal suggests new guidelines for egg consumption

We know eggs make a healthy, affordable and tasty meal — but now research has revealed just how many of them it is safe to eat in a week.<p>And in good news for lovers of a frittata or scramble, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found there were no adverse effects from having as many as 12 …

Nutrition

This is when the new flagship Next store will open at Merry Hill

This looks like a Next store of epic proportions - and it's coming to intu Merry Hill. The flagship store is set to be one of the biggest in the UK. …

Fruit: eat the rainbow - Jamie Oliver | Features

In the world of fruit there are so many varieties to choose from – each with their own distinct flavour, aroma, texture and nutritional qualities – …

Food

A Woman Got a Cockroach Stuck in Her Ear, And It Took 9 Days to Get It Out

We're never sleeping again.<p>Katie Holley from Florida has penned an incredibly detailed account of how she woke up to a cockroach in her ear, and the …

Insects

The Economist asks: Is the military swaying Pakistan in the wrong direction?

We talk to Imran Khan, star cricketer turned politician bidding to lead Pakistan in the upcoming election. Topics include Donald Trump and the war on …

Pakistan

Daughter left mum to die covered in own faeces

<b>The daughter of a woman who died covered in faeces on a sofa in the same clothes she had worn for a decade has been jailed.</b><p>Emma-Jane Kurtz, 41, of Blackwater Way, Didcot, was found guilty of wilful neglect at Oxford Crown Court.<p>Cecily Kurtz's body was found at her daughter's home in 2014 "covered …

Judiciary

Brexit Failure Looks More Likely Every Day

Too many things are lining up against the U.K. leaving the EU.<p>Today, I will violate one of my favorite principles, and hereby make this prediction: No Brexit! In other words, the U.K. will not exit the European Union. By 2023, we will look back at the entire ridiculous affair as if it were a …

United Kingdom

Curbing salt intake could add years to your life

<i>This is part one of a two-part feature. Part 2: How to detox from a sodium habit you may not know you have</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries.<p>Thoughts of these foods can make our tongues dance as we anticipate satisfying our salty cravings.<p>There's just one problem: The amount of …

Cooking

8 Best New Gmail Features (and How to Use Them)

Google just unveiled a massive update to Gmail, its very popular email client. In addition to a new look, Gmail has new features that will impact how …

Apps

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes …

Avoid Burnout With These Small Changes to the Way You Work

Follow these five tips to work smarter, not harder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workplace burnout is real. I know, because I've been there, and I know most others have as well at some point or another. Thrive Global's Arianna Huffington is no different. She's on a …

Matching Dress Shoes With Your Suit | The Art of Manliness

Once you have your shirt and tie put together, you need to match your shoes to your suit. To do this, know that there are three main colors of dress …

Men's Fashion

This 3D-printed house aims to end homelessness. Could it work?

A printing company and a nonprofit think they’ve found a solution to global poverty: 3D-printed houses. But activists warn the solution might not be as simple as it sounds.<p>New Story, a charity dedicated to providing shelter for impoverished and distressed communities, and printing company ICON …

Housing

Galaxy Note 9: If this is it, it’s the new boss

Analyzing the Galaxy Note 9 is like seeing the culmination of a year’s worth of best phone concepts. It’s like seeing what every other smartphone was …

Google launches iMessage and WhatsApp rival

Google has launched a free messaging service that will link up with text messages to rival WhatsApp and Apple's iMessage.<p>The messenger will be available on Android, the Google-owned operating system that runs almost every non-Apple smartphone on the market.<p>The new service, named Chat, works …

What is the Windrush generation scandal, when did the children come to the UK and are the families getting compensation?

THOUSANDS of people from the Caribbean who arrived in the UK as children are being threatened with deportation.<p>The so-called Windrush generation were …

This is what drinking just tea and coffee all day does to your body, according to a registered dietitian

The smugness of people who drink copious amounts of water every day might be somewhat unfounded — or their scorn for people who only drink tea and coffee might be, at least.<p>Many health fanatics and fitness influencers advocate drinking several litres of water every day. Some also argue that …