Goldman exploring options for stake in Weinstein Co

Goldman exploring options for stake in Weinstein Co

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday it was exploring options for the stake it holds in the Weinstein Co following allegations of sexual harassment against co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein. “There is no place for the inexcusable behavior that...
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Femme Fatale, Fallen Woman, Spy: Looking for the Real Mata Hari

Femme Fatale, Fallen Woman, Spy: Looking for the Real Mata Hari

In early 1917, Ladoux later arrested and interrogated Zelle, and garnered what he took as a confession: She admitted to taking money from the Germans, though she firmly denied having ever provided them with any useful espionage. On Oct. 14,...
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Global Health: In Early Results, Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis Proves Effective

Global Health: In Early Results, Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis Proves Effective

Photo Tuberculosis patients in Khayelitsha, South Africa, waited to see doctors. A study of patients in four countries, including South Africa, showed that a shorter treatment region could be effective against drug-resistant tuberculosis. Credit Alexander Joe/...
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Sex addiction isn’t an illness, treating it as one is a bad idea

Sex addiction isn’t an illness, treating it as one is a bad idea

Harvey Weinstein is seeking treatment for sex addiction Patrick McMullan/Getty I’m not bad – I’m ill. In essence, that is the defence of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, with his decision to seek treatment for sex addiction after the recent...
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Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

The chancellor has labelled the European Union’s Brexit negotiators as “the enemy” – a remark he subsequently described as a “poor choice of words”. During a television interview, Philip Hammond also called the negotiators &...
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Girl’s lung collapsed after screaming at One Direction

Girl’s lung collapsed after screaming at One Direction

Image copyright Getty Images A 16-year-old fan’s ‘lung collapsed’ after she screamed too much at a One Direction concert, an emergency doctor told the BBC. The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering “becau...
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‘First female nipple’ broadcast in daytime TV advert for breast cancer

‘First female nipple’ broadcast in daytime TV advert for breast cancer

Image copyright CoppaFeel!Image caption The CoppaFeel! advert encourages people to check themselves for signs of breast cancer The first advertisement to appear on UK daytime television with a female nipple fully visible has been broadcast, with the full adver...
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Sperm age calculator tells men how decrepit their sperm are

Sperm age calculator tells men how decrepit their sperm are

Sometimes age does matterJuergen Berger/SPL By Jessica Hamzelou A sperm age calculator can tell men how “old” their sperm are, using clues from DNA analysis, and has revealed some of the effects of smoking on sperm. While a woman’s age...
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Fashion-loving May gets designer gifts

Fashion-loving May gets designer gifts

Image copyright AFP The PM’s love of fashion has been reflected in gifts she received from designers such as Stella McCartney, government transparency data shows. But under Whitehall rules, Theresa May paid with her own money to keep the clothes...
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Can you recognise the actress in this ‘dirty’ picture? You’ll be surprised

Can you recognise the actress in this ‘dirty’ picture? You’ll be surprised

After taking a dip in the Dead Sea, Jacqueline Fernandez took to Instagram to share pictures of herself with unit folk covered in mud. The mineral-rich black mud is considered therapeutic. The actor is in Israel to shoot a song...
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AMD vs Intel: we put the most powerful desktops for designers and artists head-to-head

AMD vs Intel: we put the most powerful desktops for designers and artists head-to-head

In a battle of the 16-core-chips, we test AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X against Intel’s Core i9-7960X to see which would be best inside your next desktop PC. Who makes the best 16-core CPU? We asked hardcore computing journalist from sister...
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