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Imam from Muslim welfare centre protected Finsbury Park suspect from angry crowds

An imam from a Muslim centre close to where this morning’s terror attack took place has been praised for leading calls for people to stay calm and …

Extremism

#WeStandTogether: Twitter unites against hate after Finsbury Park terror attack

Social media users are sending out messages of solidarity and defiance following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.<p>One man has died and 10 others were injured after a van was rammed into worshippers outside a mosque in north London.<p>According to one eyewitness, the driver is said to have screamed: …

Extremism

London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

LONDON (AP) — London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure …

Science Says Dads Treat Daughters Differently Than Sons, and It Really Seems to Matter

Gender may influence how dads interact with their kids more than we imagined. Here's the breakdown on why that is, and why it matters.<p>According to a new study by the American Psychological Association, dads of toddler-age daughters are more attentive to their needs than dads of sons the same age. …

Parenting

What is Operation Temperer: Theresa May becomes first PM to deploy up to 5,000 soldiers on streets

Theresa May’s unprecedented decision to deploy up to 5,000 armed troops at key strategic sites makes her the first Prime Minister to use a new plan for a show of force in the face of major terrorist threats.<p>It puts her at odds with her predecessor David Cameron who was reluctant to use the …

Christian Day says blocking Premiership Rugby’s proposal to extend domestic season will be his generation's defining battle

Christian Day, the chairman of the Rugby Players’ Association, says that blocking Premiership Rugby’s proposal to extend the domestic season to ten months will be his generation’s defining battle.<p>It was to widespread incredulity among the playing fraternity when two months ago Premiership Rugby …

Is personalized learning the future? This high school thinks so.

Vista High School near San Diego will use a $10 million grant from XQ: The Super School Project to make high school more personal.

High School

Sorry, infidelity will never be normal or harmless

So-called “open marriages,” involving sanctioned extramarital sex and relationships, are having their moment in the spotlight.<p>Let’s hope it passes.<p>In …

Manchester bombing latest: Investigation making 'immense' progress as police 'get hold of 'large part of terror network'

Detectives have made "immense" progress in the investigation into the Manchester bombing and are confident they have arrested some "key players", Britain's top counter-terror officer has said.<p>Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said police have made "significant" arrests and "finds" and have got …

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life

It takes a village to raise an intelligent child.<p>There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my …

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Manchester Arena attacker identified: Police know who carried out suicide bombing, says Theresa May

Police have identified the Manchester Arena attacker but it is too early in the investigation to release his name, Theresa May has said.<p>“The police …

A family therapist says too many parents make the same mistake and end up with spoiled kids

Having kids of your own complicates the situation somewhat. You hate to see them upset, but you also hate being glared at. You're frustrated, but you also know that you'll be even more frustrated in the future if you give your kid exactly what they want when they want it.<p>But if there's one …

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness

8 Things The Happiest Couples Do Before Bed

Your bed should be a place for sleeping, sex and conversation -- not for scrolling mindlessly through your Instagram feed.<p>We live in a busy world and between work, kids, bills and other daily stressors, many couples struggle to find time to connect.<p>That’s why it’s so important for couples to make …

World Rugby extends residency rule to five years to end 'project players'

The international game faces a radical overhaul in its recruitment processes following World Rugby’s decision at its Council meeting in Kyoto to scrap the three year qualification period in favour of a more stringent five year qualifying process. The new initiative is intended to protect the more …

What to do when other parents have different technology rules

A fellow parent tagged me on a great Facebook thread the other day. Her query echoed a question parents frequently ask me: What do you do when other people’s rules for their kids are different, especially when your kids and their kids are playing on the same digital playground?<p>“I am getting tired …

Parenting

Listen Up Right Now: Women Are Not Your Property, And You Do Not Own Us

A guy walks up to a girl in a bar. She’s laughing with her friends, engrossed in conversation. He slides in next to her to introduce himself. Offers …

Feminism

All Blacks update: Ten New Zealand Test contenders who impressed in Super Rugby this weekend

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

It's Almost Summer Time And These Five Recipes For The Grill Are Perfect

Is there anything better than a summer BBQ?

All this emphasis on self-esteem could be setting our kids up for a fall

A couple of months ago my teenager auditioned for his first play, a musical. The night before the auditions, he practiced for hours while I showered him with praise and constructive criticism. When I dropped him off the next morning, I reminded him to be confident, and he eagerly jumped out of the …

Parenting

8 Reasons Why Happy Couples Rarely Share Their Relationship Statuses on Social Media

Northwestern University found those who posted more frequently about their partner actually feel insecure in their relationship.<p>I'm sure I'm not the only one who gets a little annoyed by <i>that</i> couple on social media. You know who I'm talking about. Their profile pictures are selfies of them together …

Social Media

Want to Learn Faster? Study Less and Slack More, Says This Master Teacher

Learning isn't the same thing as studying, insists the author of a book on how to learn effectively.<p>"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," Mark Twain supposedly quipped.<p>It's a catchy witticism, but while many of us remember the quote, far too many people still fail to make the …

Mark Twain

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

Mathematics

Steroid injections, physio and fish oils: what really works for painful knees?

It’s not until your knees start hurting that you realise how much work they do. So, which problems should you worry about, and which treatments should you try?<p>Our knees are a marvel of engineering. They take quite a battering over the course of a lifetime, especially an active one; knees bear our …

Pain

This Is the Best Meal for Staying Full While Trying to Get in Shape

When it comes to adopting a healthier lifestyle, finding satisfaction in lighter, less carb-focused meals is one of the most difficult parts. If you …

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

Leadership

Serena Williams explains why she couldn’t let Ilie Nastase’s ‘racist,’ ‘sexist’ remark pass

Serena Williams inadvertently announced some happy news last week — that she is pregnant — but she also had to turn serious to address what she said was a “racist” comment and “sexist” behavior by tennis legend Ilie Nastase.<p>In the midst of actions that resulted in his provisional suspension from …

The Rise of the Mean Moms

Getting picked on by the popular girl is supposed to end at graduation, but at mommy-meet-ups across the country, women have stopped playing nice. MarieClaire.com examines what happens when mean girls grow up.<p>You can't identify a mean mom by her Birkin bag or her lycra Lululemons. She comes in all …

Siblings