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Lucky fat genes can help protect obese people from certain diseases, a new study suggests. Fat stored under the skin, like a paunch or a double chin, is considered less harmful than fat stored around organs such as the liver and heart. Scientists say the study's findings could explain why some obese people remain relatively healthy, while others suffer from life-changing conditions such as heart disease.
The US Navy and Japan’s Maritime Self Defence Force joined forces in the Philippine Sea on January 22 to carry out the largest drills involving aviation-capable ships there since October.Navy footage shows ships and aircraft from the USS Carl Vinson and USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Groups, Carrier Air Wings 9 & 2, and the USS America and USS Essex Amphibious Ready Groups alongside Japan’s Escort Flotilla 2.“Nothing reaffirms our commitment to a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific like 2 Carrier Strike Groups, 2 Amphibious Ready Groups sailing alongside our close friends from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force,” said a tweet from the US 7th Fleet, attributed to its commander, Vice Admiral Karl Thomas.Following the exercises, Taiwan’s defense ministry reported an incursion into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) of 39 Chinese military planes on January 23, and a further 13 on January 24. Credit: US Navy via Storyful
Toddler accidentally spends almost $2,000 on furniture at Walmart
Ecuador has ordered troops to the port city of Guayaquil to combat a wave of drug-related violence that has claimed dozens of lives.
Boris Johnson has said he is taking an allegation from a Conservative MP that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith "extremely seriously". A Cabinet Office investigation has been ordered by the prime minister after Nusrat Ghani, who was sacked as transport minister in a February 2020 reshuffle, made her claim at the weekend. Ms Ghani said she was told by a whip, who she did not identify, that her "Muslimness was raised as an issue" at a meeting in Downing Street.
The Federal Reserve began Tuesday a policy meeting in which central bankers are expected to further signal which weapons they plan to use against inflation and when, amid a selloff on Wall Street.
Hippos can communicate with one another and tell the difference between the honking sounds of their friends, neighbours and strangers, a study has found.
The rental platform plans to expand to 30 cities by next year
HEPCA, a group of conservationists, says buoys could change the future of our oceans.View on euronews
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Thailand has become the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalisation of marijuana - giving people the green light to grow the plant at home. The country first legalised the use of marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research, but now the Narcotics Control Board has dropped it from its list of controlled drugs. People can grow cannabis plants at home under the new rule, but must notify their local government first, health minister Anutin Charnvirakul said.
Dominic Cummings said he won’t meet with Sue Gray so Boris Johnson can’t “invent nonsense and spin it in the media”. Civil servant Ms Gray is heading an inquiry investigating the Downing Street parties during lockdown which has been dubbed “partygate”. Now the Prime Minister’s former aide revealed he had submitted written evidence and would be willing to answer further questions in writing.
Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar's daughter has shared a picture of the Ted Hastings actor with his granddaughter, who's wearing an adorable AC-12 onesie
By its end in 1987, the once mighty A-Team was a shadow of its former self.
People who are vulnerable to becoming seriously ill with COVID are being "forgotten" and face an "uncertain future" with "many patients being missed off" eligibility lists for drugs to fight the virus, a charity has told Sky News.
The pandemic has caused lasting damage to teachers’ wellbeing, new research suggests, with a rise in the number of school staff saying they are suffering from lost confidence and unmanageable workloads. It comes as headteachers called on the Government to review plans for A-levels and GCSEs this summer to take into account how much schooling children have missed as a result of the Omicron variant.
Activist deceived into relationship with Met officer wins £229,000 compensation. Award made to Kate Wilson after tribunal rules police grossly violated her human rights
The fitterati’s latest trick? Running in the opposite direction. Katie Strick trials the trend (without falling over)
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The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said Sunday.