David Beckham queues to pay respect to Queen Elizabeth's coffinBBC
David Beckham queues to pay respect to Queen Elizabeth's coffinBBC
Nicola Sturgeon’s controversial plan to allow people to self-identify their legal gender in Scotland risks “confusion” about their status in the rest of the UK and the services they can access, the equalities watchdog has warned.
Some buys don’t live up to the hype. I can assure you these ones very much do.
Hans Niemann, 19, has previously admitted cheating twice in games when he was 12 and 16
The court heard a psychiatric report was being sought, but there were huge problems getting an appointment in prison.
Jessica Lawson died after a pontoon capsized in July 2015.
Putin signs annexation of Ukraine’s territory into Russian law as Zelenskiy says ‘dozens’ of towns have been recaptured in latest advance
Two separate dinghies came into trouble near islands of Lesbos and Kythira
<p>A vet revealed the dog breeds he wouldn't have as a pet - because they have a history of health problems and land owners with massive bills.</p><p>Ben Simpson-Vernon, 31, from Chigwell, Essex, said he would never own a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.</p><p>He said they heart problems are common, with over 50% developing mitral valve disease by the age of five and almost all by the age of 10. </p><p>The vet would never own a dachshund, due to their history of back problems, or a chow chow because temperament problems are common, he said.</p><p>Shar peis are off his list because of their problems with excessive wrinkly skin and any flat face dogs like pugs and bulldogs would not be his choice of pet due to breathing problems.</p><p>Ben says ultimately all dogs have some health problems, however steps can be taken to make sure owners are buying from the right place.</p><p>He said: "To some extent every dog breed is slightly more or less prone to health issues.</p><p>"If you have got your heart set on a dog that might potentially come with more health problems, make sure to use The Kennel Club assured breeder scheme.</p><p>"It's also worth having genetic tests done of the parents to see if they’re more or less likely to develop any problems.</p><p>"You can also look for alternatives of the same family."</p><p>Ben also made a video talking about the five dog breeds he WOULD get.</p><p>His list included the greyhound, the Border Terrier, the vizsla, the Labrador and a mongrel. </p><p>Ben said: "I wanted to raise awareness on both dogs to get and not to get.</p><p>"A Labrador and Border Terrier are not bad choices for first time owners - greyhounds as well.</p><p>"There's something for everyone."</p><p>Ben says these are some of the best dogs, in his opinion.</p><p>"People often pick dog breeds based on how they think the experience will be within their family.</p><p>"So, if anyone is thinking of getting a dog, speak to as many people as possible, vets, family, breeders."</p><p>"They've all got different qualities.</p><p>"Border Terriers are quite cuddly, whilst the vizsla's are very high energy breeds and mongrels have diverse genetics and are less prone to health problems because they're less inbred."</p><p>When he shared his view on social media, many agreed.</p><p>One said: "I had a dachshund, and we called her our million-dollar dog because of what we spent on back surgery and recovery."</p><p>Another added: "I have always wanted a sausage dog but I just know it wouldn’t be fair."</p>
SCOTLAND’S top polling expert has said that new polling shows Unionist voters are now backing Labour over the Tories as results suggest the party will return to “minnow” status north of the Border.
Director of rugby Steve Diamond has labelled the partial liquidation of Worcester Warriors the “darkest day for English rugby”.
A LOCAL authority is masterminding plans to create a network of 'warm spaces' for residents this winter.
Strike affects rail services across country
Police are appealing for witnesses and CCTV footage after a man was threatened with a knife, punched in the head, and robbed of his bike.
A man will stand trial in London next year accused of illegally entering Windsor Castle armed with a loaded crossbow with intent to harm Queen Elizabeth II, a judge said on Wednesday.
Liz Truss will on Wednesday warn that there will be further disruption as she fights to deliver economic growth.
Around 60 supporters of Just Stop Oil have disrupted traffic in Westminster today for the fourth day in a row to demand an end to new oil and gas.The group chanted “no new oil” outside Downing Street before marching in the road towards Parliament Square where they established roadblocks by sitting in the road blocking all four sides. Some have glued themselves to the road.The actions this month are timed to coincide with the planned launch of a new round of oil and gas licensing by the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) in which over 100 new licences for oil and gas projects are likely to be awarded.Source: PA, Just Stop Oil
<p>Nearly half of Americans can’t live without their electronics (48%) and WiFi (46%), according to new research.<br></p><p>A survey of 2,000 U.S. adults revealed that other essentials – besides food and water – people can’t go without include medicine (55%), electricity (53%) and gasoline/petrol (51%).</p><p>The study examined respondents’ perspectives on supply chain issues and found that nearly half say the issues have “somewhat affected” their lives (45%) – from impacting their cost of living, their jobs and finding basic essentials.</p><p>One respondent said, “baby formula is really hard for me to find,” and another noted, “I had to cut back on spending so much on groceries.”</p><p>On average, Americans buy a third of their essentials online, with respondents 35-44 being the most likely to get at least half of their necessities this way.</p><p>The research suggests that brighter days may be on the horizon – two in five Americans are optimistic that the situation involving global supply chain disruptions will get better. </p><p>But change doesn’t happen overnight: A third of respondents predict supply chain disruptions will continue for another two years (34%). </p><p>While 30% think supply chain issues will remain the same, the same percentage believe things will only worsen (30%).</p><p>Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of WithSecure, the survey also tested respondents’ knowledge about basic economic terms, discovering that although seven in 10 Americans are “confident” in their understanding of supply chain issues – only 59% actually know what the term means. </p><p>Regarding supply and demand, less than half of respondents knew that it determines product prices and services in a free market (41%), while only 45% think it determines gas prices.</p><p>The majority of people, however, have a better understanding of what inflation and recession mean, with 64% and 57% selecting the correct definition respectively.<br></p>
Nasa's Crew-5 mission launches from Kennedy Space CenterNASA
A US aircraft carrier is to be redeployed to South Korea's east coast, following Tuesday's ballistic missile test by Pyongyang. Although the Pentagon has refused to confirm which ship is being sent, the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan is in the area and as recently as last week was taking part in military drills with the South Korean navy. The flagship of Carrier Strike Group Five, the Ronald Reagan has a compliment of 90 fixed wing aircraft and helicopters.
Some parents and teachers say the firing of Maitland Jones Jr points to a lowering of academic standards