No sweat: Is yoga a proper workout?

No sweat: Is yoga a proper workout?

By Catherine de Lange Namaste! It’s famous for its downward dogs and sun salutations, and each year more and more of us are doing yoga – over 37 million people practiced it in some form or other in the US...
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Italian police investigate organisers of fake Modigliani show

Italian police investigate organisers of fake Modigliani show

Image copyright Museum of Modern Art/TateImage caption Modigliani’s works often fetch high prices at auction Italian police are investigating three organisers of a Modigliani exhibition after all but one of the paintings were shown to be fake. The exhibi...
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EU powers urge Trump to back Iran nuclear deal

EU powers urge Trump to back Iran nuclear deal

France will never allow another ‘Jungle’ here, says Macron in Calais Read more Erdogan pledges to uproot ‘terror nests’ in Syrian towns controlled by Kurds Read more Birth rate falls, but France remains Europe’s most fertile country Read more...
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Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. Investigation Underway.

Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. Investigation Underway.

The Nutshells are whodunits without a ‘‘who,’’ though. They were created to train investigators to observe, weigh and prioritize evidence, and to ignore false leads, hasty conclusions, assumptions and bias. Each scene includes a variety of evidence, mo...
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Saskatoon is only Canadian city to make New York Times travel list

Saskatoon is only Canadian city to make New York Times travel list

The New York Times has published an interactive feature listing the top 52 places in the world to visit in 2018, and the lone Canadian destination to make the list is Saskatoon. The feature selected the Saskatchewan city primarily because...
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German study reveals that husbands need to do more chores

German study reveals that husbands need to do more chores

It is good news for older women desperate for their husbands to do more around the house. They can now tell their spouse that too much time cooking and cleaning is bad for their health. Too many household chores can...
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Flu cases: Levels ‘very high in hospitals’

Flu cases: Levels ‘very high in hospitals’

Image copyright Getty Images Hospitals in England are now seeing very high rates of patients with flu, according to Public Health England figures. A sharp rise in cases seen by GPs in the past week – up 78% on the...
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China warship sails near Japan-controlled islands

China warship sails near Japan-controlled islands

Image copyright AFPImage caption The uninhabited islands are a regular source of tension between China and Japan Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo, after a Chinese frigate sailed near disputed islands in the East China Sea. A foreign...
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‘This yacht is bigger than my apartment!’

‘This yacht is bigger than my apartment!’

Yachts may be out of reach for most of us, but the market is growing with UK sales up by 3.4% last year. The industry is now worth some £3.1bn. So if you’re rich enough, what do you get for...
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SC sets up SIT led by former Delhi HC judge SN Dhingra to supervise probe in 186 anti-Sikh riot cases

SC sets up SIT led by former Delhi HC judge SN Dhingra to supervise probe in 186 anti-Sikh riot cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday set up a three-member special investigation team (SIT) headed by former Delhi High Court judge Justice SN Dhingra to supervise further probe into 186 anti-Sikh riot cases. Besides Justice Dhingra, serving IPS officer A...
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Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now. Some of the technologies used in autonomous cars have been adapted in products unveiled at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to help...
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