Members of the public are being invited to join the battle against dementia by downloading and playing a video game on their mobile devices. Every person who plays Sea Hero Quest will be doing their bit to help scientists understand how the typical human brain navigates. Early signs of dementia can
Leicester City completed their improbable run to the Premier League title this week, a run that started before the season as 5,000-1 long shots. One of the reasons Leicester was such an underdog is because teams like them almost never win league cup in England's highest level of football. Since the Premier League was formed in 1992, there have been 24 championships.
This is the heartbreaking sight of a pair of family basset hounds who simply refuse to leave the bedside of a dying toddler. Four-month-old Nora Hall has spent weeks in intensive care after she suffered a devastating stroke that shut down her brain but doctors say there is nothing more than can do for her. Doctors at the Minneapolis Children’s Hospital have allowed the dogs inside Nora’s room, and they were pictured lying down at little Nora’s side.
Everyone loves a last-minute takeaway but those living in Glasgow may want to think very carefully about where they order from. The three-and-a-half mile stretch of Paisley Road West may very well be the most dangerous place in Britain to buy fast food after a staggering 17 restaurants were slapped with food hygiene warnings. Environmental health chiefs have swooped on a series of Indian, Italian, Chinese and Turkish takeaways on the city street over the past year.
A teenager has been arrested and charged with indecent exposure after he flashed during a staged school photograph. Hunter Osborn, 19, was pictured in the photo with his trousers down and it was included in the yearbook for the 3,400 students at the distributed to 3,400 students from Red Mountain High School in Arizona. Detective Steve Berry, from the Mesa Police Department, told CBS: “It is still an ongoing investigation.
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By Ginger Gibson and Alana Wise INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Reuters) - Republican front-runner Donald Trump scored an important victory over rival Ted Cruz in Indiana on Tuesday, a win that moves him close to being unstoppable in his march to the party's presidential nomination. Trump was on track to take well over 50 percent of the vote, eclipsing Cruz, a U.S. senator from Texas. Ohio Governor John Kasich was running a distant third.
A reality star who appeared on MTV's show Catfish has died aged 23, the channel has confirmed. Ashley Sawyer was featured during the second season of the TV docuseries, which helps people in suspicious online relationships discover the truth about their partners. According to MTV, the cause of Ms Sawyer's death is not known.
People took to social media after hearing “two bangs” just before 10pm on Monday night.
Two young children have endured a terrifying ordeal after the car they were in was stolen by a suspect on the run from police. Officers had tried to stop a car travelling on the M25 southbound at around 10am on Tuesday. The car failed to stop before pulling over on the hard shoulder - when witnesses say a number of people ran from the vehicle.
Hulk Hogan has summoned Gawker to the legal ring again, claiming the gossip website leaked sealed court documents that quoted him making racist remarks. Hogan's latest lawsuit contends that Gawker leaked a sealed transcript that quoted him making racist statements about his daughter's ex-boyfriend. The quotes were published by the National Enquirer and Radar Online ahead of Hogan's sex tape trial.
A hazard zone has been set up around a huge sinkhole that suddenly opened up underneath homes in Plumstead, forcing residents to evacuate. “Residents are currently staying with family or friends or have been put up in hotels.
Red Bull chiefs will sit down with under-pressure Daniil Kvyat ahead of the next race in Spain after his clashes with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel "screwed" the team's race in Russia. Kvyat endured a nightmare home grand prix on Sunday, twice hitting the back of Vettel's car within the space of the first three corners. The second incident sent Vettel into the barriers and prompted an expletive-laden rant from the German over the team radio.
By Phil Stewart and Andrea Shalal STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - Islamic State militants killed a U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months, officials said. The elite serviceman was the third American to be killed in direct combat since a U.S.-led coalition launched a campaign in 2014 to "degrade and destroy" Islamic State and is a measure of its deepening involvement in the conflict. A U.S. defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the dead serviceman was a Navy SEAL.
Prince was an alleged cocaine user who could not control his drug habit, according to newly released police call records.
Madonna left little to the imagination as she arrived at the Met Gala in a lacy black dress exposing her buttocks and barely covering her breasts. The Queen of Pop, 57, posed on the red carpet in the revealing outfit at one of fashion's biggest events of the year, dubbed the Oscars of the East Coast.
The website of Japanese toy-maker Maisto has been found to be spreading malicious software that encrypts a user's files and holds them to ransom, Ars Technica reports. Maisto is the manufacturer of model vehicles which are sold around the world. Ars Technica says that it looks like someone managed to get into Maisto's website using an outdated version of its content management system.
Her 34-year-old foster mum, Kandyce Downer, of Beckbury Road, Weoley Castle in Birmingham, denied murder and causing or allowing the death of a child. After almost three hours of deliberations, a jury at Birmingham Crown Court returned a verdict of guilty on both counts.
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The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has warned he may not co-operate with an inquiry into police spies unless the probe is transparent.
The European Union's executive will propose a reform of the bloc's asylum rules on Wednesday, EU sources said, that reflects caution in the face of deep divisions among governments about how to handle the migration crisis. The European Commission last month floated scrapping a rule in the so-called Dublin system that gives responsibility for handling asylum claims to the first EU state a person enters -- a rule that has placed heavy burdens on Greece and Italy.
Drake is set to knock Beyonce off the top of the album charts as music fans prove they like his Views over her Lemonade.
The US Marine Corps is investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the US flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War Two. The inquiry was launched after two amateur history enthusiasts - Eric Krelle, of Omaha, and Stephen Foley, of Wexford, Ireland - raised doubts about the identity of one of the men in 2014. Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal shot the photograph on 23 February, 1945, on Mount Suribachi, amid an intense battle with the Japanese.
A police officer in the US has been bragging online about his new cop car companion - a cat. The kitten named Squirt was rescued from a dumpster and is now owned by an officer who goes by DonutOperator on Instagram.
The Reverse Bank of Australia has cut its cash rate by 25 basis points to a historic low of 1.75%
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By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a U.S. jury on Monday to pay $55 million (37 million pounds) to a woman who said that using the company’s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict, which J&J plans to appeal, was the second straight trial loss for the company, which is facing about 1,200 lawsuits accusing it of not adequately warning consumers about its talc-based products' cancer risks. Following a three-week trial in Missouri state court, jurors deliberated for about a day before returning a verdict for Gloria Ristesund.
David Hasselhoff liked it and he put a ring on it. The actor is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Hayley Roberts.