Karl Asafu-Adjaye

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Woman forced to live like slave by husband says sentence too lenient

Sumera Iram claims two years in jail does not send message to violent men and that police should be better trained to spot signs of domestic turmoil<p>A woman whose former husband became the first Briton convicted of keeping their spouse in domestic servitude has called for police to be better trained …

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Business boss who was suspended for backing Brexit says Brussels costs us billions and hits out at No 10's biblical scare language

The business boss suspended last week for backing a British EU exit has launched a devastating new broadside against the Government, accusing it of …

To be a Muslim in America Right Now

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images<b>To be a Muslim in America right now is to fear that your best days — your most ordinary days — are behind you.</b> …

Work until you're 75 - or even 81 - under Government review of state pension age

Possible age hike comes as minister hints at pensions tax raid on middle-class savers<p>Millions of people could be forced to work until they are 75, the Government has hinted as details of a review into the state pension age were published.<p>Ministers have announced a radical review of the pensions …

Patients who do not use GP for five years 'may be barred from practice'

The plan being developed in the east of England is intended to find out if people no longer require services, have moved house or have died<p>Patients who do not visit their GP for five years could be barred from their doctor’s surgery under plans being developed in the east of England.<p>Under the move, …

Children 'should undergo yearly obesity MOT at school'

The National Obesity Forum is calling for annual weigh-ins at primary school in a bid to prevent children piling on the pounds<p>Children should be subject to yearly school weigh-ins as part of the war on obesity, experts have said.<p>Campaigners are complaining that while cars receive an annual MOT, and …

The Queen reflects on 'a remarkable life' as she prepares to become longest-reigning monarch

David Cameron will lead the world's tributes to a monarch who has served the Commonwealth through the Cold War, the Space Age and the Internet Age<p>Queen Elizabth II becomes Britain's longest-serving monarch - live<p>In her 21st birthday broadcast to the Commonwealth, Princess Elizabeth memorably …

Rio's waters are so filthy that 2016 Olympians risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete

An AP analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from human sewage in Olympic and Paralympic venues — results that alarmed international experts and dismayed competitors training in Rio, some of whom have already fallen ill with fevers, vomiting, and diarrhea.<p>…

Africa to Obama: Mind your own business | Africa

United States President Barack Obama is the most admired foreign leader in Africa because he has ancestral roots in our continent.<p>This is partly the reason his ill-informed and stereotypical admonitions of our leaders attracted cheers from a large section of our elite class.<p>But it is also because …

Sandra Bland buried amid US protests over racism

A funeral has been held in Chicago for a young African-American woman who was found dead in her jail cell as hundreds of protesters gathered in the US state of New Jersey to campaign against police brutality and racial injustice.<p>Sandra Bland, 28, died three days after she was arrested for a minor …

Drake and Serena share another PDA at New York Fashion Week

Serena Williams and Drake have been caught in a PDA again, even though they're yet to officially confirm their relationship.<p>The tennis star was …

Novak Djokovic & Serena Williams. Your 2015 #Wimbledon Singles Champions. Take a bow. Photo @thomaslovelock

Everything You Need to Know About How Women Masturbate

"Masturbation is part of my evening routine: call mom, brush my teeth, masturbate, and then fall asleep."<p><i>Flicking the bean. Driving Miss Daisy. Clicking the mouse. For their Sex Talk Realness series, our friends at Cosmopolitan.com spoke with four anonymous twentysomething women about when, how,</i> …

It Pays to Be Nice

… even when other people are screwing you over.<p>Research labs, like most workplaces, come in two broad varieties: The cut-throat kind, where researchers are always throwing elbows in a quest for prestige, and the collaborative kind, where they work together for the good of the team. And when David …

18 Chances You Will Not Regret Taking in Life

<b>Trusting your intuition on new opportunities.</b> – Life is too short to wait. Every new day is another chance to change your life. Every great …

Home Designing — (via A Full Time Home that Feels Like a Vacation)

"I consider myself black," says white woman who posed as an African American

US civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal, who claimed she was an African American, was outed by her parents as a white woman<p>A prominent white US civil rights activist who falsely claimed she was of African-American descent says she considers herself to be "black".<p>Rachel Dolezal, 37, the head of the …

Check Out Leo Tolstoy's Strict 'Rules of Life' for Love and Work

You should only go to a brothel twice a month, according to the legendary writer.<p>Quite literally an epic novelist, Leo Tolstoy was known as much for his legendary, sprawling tomes (<i>Anna Karenina</i>, <i>War and Peace</i>) as he was for his ever stringent perfectionism. "I must get used to the idea, once and …

The 20 highest-paid athletes in the world

Mayweather made more than $200 million from his historic fight against Manny Pacquiao. Thanks to the fight generating nearly $600 million worth of revenue, Pacquiao actually comes in at second, albeit a distant second, on the list. He was the 11th highest-paid athlete in 2014.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo, …

Genetics for Creativity Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

For centuries, people have observed that creative individuals – be it artists, musicians, or poets – appear to have an overabundance of mental …

The Brain

When Should You Trust Your Intuition?

Some things really do seem too good to be true. As attractive as a new person or situation may appear, something within you feels...off. Some …

Andy Townsend signs off in final hail of abuse

Now that ITV has lost live Champions League rights, viewers will have to find a different target for criticism<p>They came to bury Andy, not to praise him. ITV’s live Champions League farewell game played out to the usual cacophony of online abuse for the co-commentator, with countless spiteful …

Robbie Williams v Jimmy Page – and other celebrity neighbours from hell

The singer’s planned building works on his London home have got his guitarist neighbour up in arms. But they’re not the only celebrity neighbours antagonising each other with grandiose reconstruction plans<p>It used to be a point of pride – or a point of estate agents’ patter – to have a famous person …

5 Simple Habits That Guarantee Rapid Progress Towards Your Goals

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”<p>-Benjamin Franklin<p>We all …

The now shocking words of a Catholic bishop on the Selma marches

There were about 400 men in attendance on March 17, 1965. The gathering was the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Annual banquet.<p>The speaker was the …

Terrible advice for female scientists | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>A lot of things happen in pubs, even sexism.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/1/1433193230671/68296ab6-b84b-4b99-89e8-c069f0c479fa-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>A lot of things happen in pubs, …

French police clear hundreds of migrants from Paris

Some 350 refugees from Eritrea and Somalia living under a bridge at La Chapelle station have been cleared from the site<p>Police in <b>France</b> on Tuesday cleared several hundred African migrants from a camp under a subway bridge in northern Paris.<p>More than 350 refugees, most of them from Sudan, but also …

Scots will 'clamour' for an independence referendum if there is a Brexit

In fact, she will warn that Scots will "clamour" for an independence referendum again if Britain leaves the EU - dubbed a "Brexit."<p>In excerpts of her speech to be delivered later today, Sturgeon will ask Prime Minister David Cameron to agree to a "double majority," which means that England, …

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

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