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Researchers examined the impact of BMI in early to mid-adulthood on survival rates for breast and bowel cancer.
Celebrities including Taylor Swift, Amy Schumer and Chris Evans called for an end to violence and criticised the US government.
Other celebrities called for an end to violence and criticised the US government over the lax gun laws that allowed the tragic incident to happen.
The Royal Family has unveiled a new emoji of a crown-wearing corgi called PJ that can be used ahead of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations next week. The corgi is seen wearing a crown of purple and platinum, which are the colours of the Jubilee and has his tongue sticking out. It will also appear automatically on Twitter when users include celebratory Jubilee hashtags.
British consumers spent less on credit and debit cards and made fewer restaurant bookings than the week before, while job adverts showed a big increase, weekly figures collated by the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday. Spending on credit and debit cards - which is not adjusted for inflation or the time of year - fell 3 percentage points on the previous week to 101% of its February 2020 average, based on Bank of England CHAPS interbank payments for the week to May 19. Restaurant bookings fell by 2 percentage points, according to OpenTable figures, and job adverts on the Adzuna recruitment website were 7% higher.
Lawmakers in the State Duma lower house approved the bill in three readings in a single session, with the upper house, the Federation Council, giving its assent shortly after. The bill now needs only the signature of President Vladimir Putin to become law.
Footage released by the People’s Militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic on May 25 shows weapons, ammunition, and personal items in parts of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol following the surrender of Ukrainian forces.The militia said they found “samples of weapons from NATO countries,” despite Ukrainian attempts to destroy some of the weapons left at the plant. This has not been independently verified.Footage shows armed members of the militia entering the plant and walking into a bunker. Clothes, ammunition, and weapons are seen strewn across the various rooms. At one point the camera focuses on clothing with the emblem of the Azov Battalion, a group with far-right origins that was incorporated into the Ukrainian National Guard and led the defense of Mariupol.The Russian Ministry of Defense said on May 20 that all Ukrainian fighters had been evacuated from Azovstal.In an interview with The Guardian on May 24, the wife of Azov Battalion commander Denys Prokopenko said she had been told by her husband that Ukrainian soldiers were being held in “satisfactory” conditions. Credit: Donetsk People’s Republic via Storyful
A US politician pleaded with colleagues to act after the latest mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.
The teenager had been swimming in the River Tawe in Swansea on Tuesday evening when he 'had not been seen to exit the river'.
U.S. President Joe Biden called for new gun restrictions Tuesday night, in an address to the nation after 18 children were killed in a shooting at a Texas elementary school.
The three banked mural walls in the pedestrian concourse of Birmingham’s Hockley flyover underpass feature geometric shapes and abstract patterns.
Man appears to point gun at Fox News crew during live report on gun violence
Boris Johnson has 'no moral authority' and must resign, Ian Blackford says
Turkey’s leader has caused a stir by throwing a wrench in Sweden and Finland’s historic bid to join NATO, lashing out at fellow alliance member Greece and announcing plans for a new incursion into Syria
Severe thunderstorms hit the Gulf Coast region on Wednesday, May 25, bringing heavy rain and flooding to portions of northeast Louisiana, central Mississippi, north-central Mississippi, and southwest Mississippi.The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather warning for the region through Wednesday night, and said some thunderstorms could produce damaging hail and winds. A tornado was also possible, according to the NWS.Localized flooding could occur through Thursday morning, the NWS said, especially in low-lying and urban areas.This video taken by Ricky Gray shows street flooding in Madison, in central Mississippi. Credit: Ricky Gray via Storyful
‘He is way too way young to have left us,’ the actor said
New report reveals that 26 per cent of women of colour have changed their hairstyle at work
An NGO reports that Brazil's Atlantic Forest in Minas Gerais state has seen a 66% increase in deforestation in 2021 compared to the previous year, warning that this coastal rainforest is at 'high' risk. Between November 2020 and October 2021, the Atlantic rainforest lost around 21,600 hectares, an area equivalent to more than 20,000 football fields, according to a study carried out by the SOS Mata Atlantica Foundation, using satellite images from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
The price of shares in Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras fell Tuesday in reaction to President Jair Bolsonaro firing its boss after only 40 days on the job.
Ministers are preparing to hit Russian seafood imports with punitive trade tariffs in a move that could cripple Britain’s fish and chips shops.