Man relaxing in river mistaken for dead body
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Man relaxing in river mistaken for dead body
Ruthie Henshall said some care homes are ‘making up their own rules’.
A 16-year-old boy and three other people were detained Thursday in connection with a suspected plan for an Islamic extremist attack on a synagogue in the German city of Hagen, authorities said. The detentions took place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism, and two years after a deadly attack in another German city on the Yom Kippur holiday.Police cordoned off the synagogue on Wednesday and a worship service planned for the evening was called off. Officials had received “very serious and co
The North Korean leader’s new look has taken the world by surprise
Life expectancy in England has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a decade, say health officials. Public Health England (PHE) said the drop of 1.3 years for men and 0.9 years for women was due to the "very high level" of excess deaths in the coronavirus pandemic. The drop means male life expectancy in 2020 fell to 78.7 years and 82.7 years for females - the lowest for both genders since 2011.
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If you dread waking up in the mornings, you're not alone. A survey of 2,000 Americans found that one in seven respondents said they're not morning people, with 35% saying they still feel tired and another 31% feeling groggy. Those who are not early birds say they would rather sleep in than make breakfast. A quarter (26%) shared that they don't have the time to whip up a tasty meal in the mornings. Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Evolution Fresh for Better Breakfast Month, the survey found that
Two million (63%) homeowners in London are planning home improvements over the next year, according to research carried out by the fintech Selina Advance. The findings showed that two-fifths (39%) of London’s homeowners are prioritising outside renovations including garden landscaping, paving and driveways, or adding a pool or hot tub to their properties. Selina Advance also found that, over the past year, more than two-thirds (69%) of London’s homeowners had already made improvements to their properties.
A drawing newly attributed to Vincent van Gogh that has never been displayed publicly before is going on show at the Amsterdam museum that bears the Dutch master’s name
Inspiration4 will land off the coast of Florida on 19 September
The organisers of the queer arts festival Q.ARTz are giving Brussels' notorious Manneken-Pis statue a new costume described as "100% queer". The "Little Pissing Man" will have the punk-inspired outfit for just one day to pay tribute to the queer movement.
Every day that the current system persists means jobs, hopes and opportunities are being crushed, says Simon Calder
A nine-year-old boy suffered "devastating and extensive" injuries as he was mauled to death by a family friend's dog after being left alone in a caravan with the animal, an inquest has heard. Frankie MacRitchie, from Plymouth, was on holiday in Cornwall when he was attacked by a 45kg American bulldog cross Staffordshire bull terrier in April 2019. Dr Deborah Cook, a Home Office registered forensic pathologist, told Cornwall Coroner's Court in Truro that the schoolboy had died from blood loss caused by multiple dog bites.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received a request to send up to 100 armed forces medics to Northern Ireland to support two hospitals in need of help to deal with the number of coronavirus patients, Sky News has learnt. The requirement is understood to be for 80 to 100 military medics to support Belfast City Hospital and Ulster Hospital in Dundonald for the whole of October. "We have received a request for MACA [Military Aid to the Civilian Authorities]," a defence source said.
Alok Sharma spoke after reports that Number 10 was trying to sideline Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
How Democrats could actually pass their new voting rights bill. Despite the huge obstacle that the filibuster poses, this new bill is significant – Democrats aren’t willing to let voting reform go
Worcestershire-based Charles Faram is teaming up with Tesco and a Derbyshire brewery on the first of a series of all-British beers.
The star is embracing the grey.
From boosting your mood to helping you focus: why water works wonders for your wellbeingStaying hydrated improves everything from digestion to heart health and brain function. So how do we make sure we’re drinking the right amount? Water is absolutely fundamental to our human health and wellbeing. Photograph: BONNINSTUDIO/Stocksy United
From planning ahead to drinking more water: nine simple changes to help improve your wellbeing. Living healthier can often mean being happier, but a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy to maintain. Follow these steps for a more contented life
Britain is to begin replacing or scrapping European Union regulations that were copied into British law before the country's exit from the bloc, Brexit minister David Frost said on Thursday. To avoid uncertainty and confusion as Britain untangled itself from the EU after 40 years, the government automatically carried thousands of EU laws and regulations into British law so that they would still apply after Brexit. Frost cited data rights, rules on genetically modified organisms, clinical trials and port services as examples of areas where the government planned to move away from EU regulations.