Poverty-stricken families in Afghanistan driven to selling their own children

    Poverty-stricken families in Afghanistan driven to selling their own children

    The UN’s World Food Programme has warned millions could die unless urgent action is taken to save 22.8 million Afghans…
    Brits still rely on fast fashion with third believing used items ‘may be dirty’

    Brits still rely on fast fashion with third believing used items ‘may be dirty’

    Research into 2,000 adults found 54 per cent are more likely to buy brand new clothing compared to pre-owned when…
    Ant McPartlin is slammed by PETA for riding a small horse on I’m A Celeb advert

    Ant McPartlin is slammed by PETA for riding a small horse on I’m A Celeb advert

    In a behind-the-scenes clip for the trailer for the new series of I’m A Celeb, Ant McPartlin is seen sat…
    Mum, 41, left man brain-damaged after he touched her leg during a party

    Mum, 41, left man brain-damaged after he touched her leg during a party

    A 41-year-old mum left a man brain damaged and unable to walk after she went “crazy like a rabid dog”…
    Strictly’s Giovanni breaks silence on Maura split as he denies ‘any wrongdoing’

    Strictly’s Giovanni breaks silence on Maura split as he denies ‘any wrongdoing’

    It comes after professional dancer Giovanni Pernice, 31, was rumoured to have been “on dating apps” before breaking up with…
    Dad murdered his baby son after mum used toothpaste to cover up his abuse marks

    Dad murdered his baby son after mum used toothpaste to cover up his abuse marks

    Mihai-Catalin Gulie, 28, inflicted irreparable brain damage on six-month-old Robert Ion, who was born with Down’s Syndrome, by violently shaking…
    Luciano Spalletti comments on Jose Mourinho as both managers handed suspensions

    Luciano Spalletti comments on Jose Mourinho as both managers handed suspensions

    Jose Mourinho’s Roma became the first team to stop Napoli winning in Serie A this season, but the manager and…
    Coronation Street’s Natasha actress’ real-life family and stint in rival soap

    Coronation Street’s Natasha actress’ real-life family and stint in rival soap

    Corrie actress Rachel Leskovac, 45, reprised the role of Natasha just last year as she appeared in Weatherfield with son…
    Solskjaer’s five-point plan to save Man Utd job as sack threat looms large

    Solskjaer’s five-point plan to save Man Utd job as sack threat looms large

    It’s hard to see any way back for Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after his team were hammered 5-0…
    Signed Chris Eubank Jr microwave sells for £66,000 – and fighter will double it

    Signed Chris Eubank Jr microwave sells for £66,000 – and fighter will double it

    A fan approached Eubank before his fight with Wanik Awdijan last weekend in Newcastle and the microwave has sold on…

    Health Update

      COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms
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      COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

      In this Oct. 7, 2021, file photo, Sarah Staffiere adjusts a face covering on her daughter, Natalie, before school in Waterville, Maine. Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around…
      Autism prevalence is at 5 percent or higher in many New Jersey communities
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      Autism prevalence is at 5 percent or higher in many New Jersey communities

      Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In some New Jersey communities, up to 8 percent of children have autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—more than triple the national average, according to a Rutgers study.…
      Ask a pediatrician: How can parents best support their children during the pandemic?
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      Ask a pediatrician: How can parents best support their children during the pandemic?

      by Dr. Evelyn Berger-Jenkins, American Academy Of Pediatrics Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Q: My children are having a rough time as the pandemic drags on. What are the signs that…
      COVID-19 immunity in young Swedish adults investigated
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      COVID-19 immunity in young Swedish adults investigated

      Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have analyzed the presence of SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies and memory cells of the immune system in young adults. The results, published…
      Intervention eliminates Black-white gaps in survival from early-stage breast and lung cancer
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      Intervention eliminates Black-white gaps in survival from early-stage breast and lung cancer

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      What is REALLY going to happen with Covid cases this winter?
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      What is REALLY going to happen with Covid cases this winter?

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      Covid cases and hospitalizations are growing in northern states, likely due to cold weather
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      Covid cases and hospitalizations are growing in northern states, likely due to cold weather

      As temperatures begin to drop, COVID-19 cases and hospitalization are beginning to rise in a cluster of states in the U.S. north. While cases are trending downwards this autumn, a…
      Brainstem pathway modulates pain in placebo effect
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      Brainstem pathway modulates pain in placebo effect

      A summary of brainstem regions in which signal intensity changes are significantly correlated to placebo- or nocebo abilities reveals that the midbrain periaqueductal gray (PAG) – rostroventromedial medulla (RVM) pathway…
      UK’s daily Covid cases FALL for second day in a row to 45,113 and deaths drop 16%
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      UK’s daily Covid cases FALL for second day in a row to 45,113 and deaths drop 16%

      Daily Covid infections in Britain have fallen again and deaths are also down — as scientists expect the epidemic to shrink from next month without added curbs. The Department of…
      Paying people £20 to get vaccinated works, study finds amid calls to get 5m unjabbed Brits protected
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      Paying people £20 to get vaccinated works, study finds amid calls to get 5m unjabbed Brits protected

      Paying people £20 to get vaccinated boosts uptake, study finds amid calls to get 5m unjabbed Brits protected ahead of winter Cash for Covid jabs or driving someone to their…
      Shortened course of radiation therapy offers similar long-term side effects following prostate removal surgery
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      Shortened course of radiation therapy offers similar long-term side effects following prostate removal surgery

      Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Using fewer—but higher—doses of radiation to treat men with prostate cancer who had their prostates removed does not increase long-term side effects or lower their quality…
      Social determinants of health provide better understanding of brain vulnerability to delirium
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      Social determinants of health provide better understanding of brain vulnerability to delirium

      Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A Hebrew SeniorLife study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society provides a framework to better understand risk factors for developing delirium, a common…

      Crypto Currency

        DCG’s $1B Pledge and an SEC Filing Kindle Fresh Speculation on ‘Grayscale Discount’
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        DCG’s $1B Pledge and an SEC Filing Kindle Fresh Speculation on ‘Grayscale Discount’

        Digital Currency Group, a crypto-industry holding company, came out in defense of its subsidiary Grayscale’s Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) last…
        While Musk Mentions Doge Improvements, Dogecoin Developers Continue to Address Scaling Concerns – Altcoins Bitcoin News
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        While Musk Mentions Doge Improvements, Dogecoin Developers Continue to Address Scaling Concerns – Altcoins Bitcoin News

        On Sunday, Elon Musk discussed his relationship with the Dogecoin Foundation and he mentioned a few improvements he’d like to…
        Web 3.0-focused altcoins soar as the need for truly decentralized crypto grows
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        Web 3.0-focused altcoins soar as the need for truly decentralized crypto grows

        The cryptocurrency market is abuzz on Oct. 25 as the sight of multiple altcoins hitting new all-time highs and Bitcoin’s…
        Near Protocol Offers $800M in Grants in Bid for DeFi Mindshare
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        Near Protocol Offers $800M in Grants in Bid for DeFi Mindshare

        While the Fantom, Harmony, Avalanche and Celo blockchains have all launched nine-figure ecosystem development funds, Near may be setting a…
        Ethereum competitor Near launches $800M developer fund as DeFi competition heats up
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        Ethereum competitor Near launches $800M developer fund as DeFi competition heats up

        Smart contract ecosystem Near Protocol has earmarked $800 million for new funding initiatives aimed at growing its decentralized finance capabilities,…
        Crypto Fund Inflows Hit Record $1.5B as Bitcoin Futures ETFs Go Live
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        Crypto Fund Inflows Hit Record $1.5B as Bitcoin Futures ETFs Go Live

        Investors pumped a record $1.47 billion of new money into digital asset investment products last week, fueled by a rally…

        Entertainment

          New housing development divides opinion with some saying it “looks like a prison”
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          New housing development divides opinion with some saying it “looks like a prison”

          By Tara O’Connor, local democracy reporter A new housing development in Crystal Palace is dividing opinion in the community, with…
          Disabled student pays £9,000 a year but is still not be able to access her lectures
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          Disabled student pays £9,000 a year but is still not be able to access her lectures

          By Jacob Phillips, local democracy reporter A student who uses a wheelchair has not been able to access her university…
          Sadiq Khan hails ‘landmark day’ for the city as Ultra-Low Emission Zone expands
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          Sadiq Khan hails ‘landmark day’ for the city as Ultra-Low Emission Zone expands

          By Joe Talora, local democracy reporter Sadiq Khan has hailed Monday as a “landmark day” for London as the Ultra-Low…
          A tale of endurance and survival as Gower completes the ultimate race
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          A tale of endurance and survival as Gower completes the ultimate race

          GOWER TAN, nicknamed ‘the Forrest Gump of Herne Hill’, returned from a brutal ultra-endurance challenge that truly lived up to…
          Council fears it will make less money from fines if drivers “wise up” to controversial traffic cameras
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          Council fears it will make less money from fines if drivers “wise up” to controversial traffic cameras

          By Tara O’Connor, local democracy reporter Croydon Council fears it will make less money than expected from fines over the next…
          Crew preparing for oarsome rowing challenge across the Atlantic Ocean
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          Crew preparing for oarsome rowing challenge across the Atlantic Ocean

          BY TOBY PORTER [email protected] Two adventure-seeking women have been thrown a lifeline as they prepare for an epic rowing challenge…
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