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Environmental toxins are worsening obesity pandemic, say scientists

13 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Pollutants can upset body's metabolic thermostat with some even causing obesity to be passed on to children Chemical pollution in the environment is supersizing the...
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Desperate families are switching off ovens and turning to tins and ready meals to survive

Desperate families are switching off ovens and turning to tins and ready meals to survive

49 minutes ago   |   Metro

A foodbank on the frontline of the cost of living crisis is experiencing pressures on its funds and stores as it tries to meet rising demand Struggling foodbank users are...
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Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover faces on air

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Female anchors post pictures of themselves being ‘erased' on orders of virtue and vice ministry Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have ordered all female TV presenters to cover...
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‘Cramped and unsafe': Glasgow mother and baby housing unit is closed down

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The accommodation, meant for mothers seeking asylum and run by Mears Group for the Home Office, was described as ‘prison-like' A housing unit for mothers and babies has been...
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World Is Still Not Prepared For Future Pandemics Even After Covid, WHO Says

World Is Still Not Prepared For Future Pandemics Even After Covid, WHO Says

2 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

The world is still not ready for any future pandemics despite having years to prepare for Covid , according to an expert panel. A new report from the Independent Panel for...
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‘I got fed up with my students ending up in prison or dead': the teacher fighting to end school exclusions

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Appalled by the damage of zero-tolerance behaviour policies that see ever more pupils thrown out of class, and often education, Zahra Bei founded a campaign focusing on racial...
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Battle brewing among UK retailers over government's business tax plans

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Sainsbury's and others call for online sales tax, while Marks & Spencer says it would ‘punish' go-ahead outlets A battle is shaping up between major retailers over whether the...
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Nobody should be dying of an eating disorder in England in 2022 | Hope Virgo

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Inpatient admissions should be a last resort, but rates are soaring. Help is needed before people reach a life-threatening crisis It may be depressing, it may be shocking but...
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I can't afford to heat a pizza for my son - this is the reality of Britain's cost of living crisis | Jo Barker-Marsh

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

I'm a full-time carer on universal credit. While the government stands by, my son and I are cold and hungry - and fearful of what's to come My son sat on the stairs of our home...
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Dining across the divide: ‘I found myself considering my life in a way I haven't before'

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

They agreed on what to do with problematic statues, but what about injustice in the police force? Fancy dining across the divide? Find out how to take part Kieran, 45, Hyde...
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Jennifer Lopez emotional over Oscars snub in trailer for Netflix documentary

Jennifer Lopez emotional over Oscars snub in trailer for Netflix documentary

Netflix has dropped the trailer for Jennifer Lopez's new documentary all about her life - and it looks set to be an emotional ride. Titled Halftime, a nod to 52-year-old... Read more ...

Robbie Savage reacts to son Charlie signing new Man Utd contract

Robbie Savage reacts to son Charlie signing new Man Utd contract

Robbie Savage has seen his son Charlie sign a new long-term deal at Manchester United after the teenager made his debut for the first-team earlier this season Read more ...

Nadine Dorries admits sharing Netflix password despite it breaking their terms

Nadine Dorries admits sharing Netflix password despite it breaking their terms

It comes after Netflix announced a crackdown on password sharing in a bid to shore up finances following a drop in subscribers. The Culture Secretary has admitted to breaking... Read more ...

Rebel Wilson recalls sexual harassment pre- MeToo by male co-star who...

Rebel Wilson recalls sexual harassment pre- MeToo by male co-star who 'pulled down his pants'

Rebel Wilson shared that years ago, before the MeToo movement took off, a male co-star sexually harassed her. The unnamed actor 'called me into a room and pulled down his... Read more ...

11 best vegetarian meal kit delivery services that make meat-free cooking easy

Enjoy the art of cooking with these dishes that are delivered directly to your door Read more ...

Pride in London unveils official 2022 theme

Parade returns following a two-year hiatus during the pandemic Read more ...

Brendon McCullum vows to deliver ‘attractive brand of Test cricket' as...

The new head coach is looking to transform England's fortunes Read more ...

Tristan Thompson teased Khloe Kardashian about ‘never leaving' him before...

Thompson confirmed he fathered a child with fitness instructor Maralee Nichols in January Read more ...

Football clubs advised on best practice to tackle rising crowd disorder

A white paper is expected to set out the independent regulator's remit in the summer Read more ...

Most Americans disapprove of Biden, Congress, and Supreme Court performance...

The Quinnipiac University poll found Americans disapprove of the job performance of all three branches of the federal government Read more ...