Surfers may be swallowing bacteria and spreading it to others

Surfers may be swallowing bacteria and spreading it to others

Catching a wave – and something else?Description:Steve Woods Photography/Getty By Andy Coghlan Surfers seem to be gulping down antibiotic resistant superbugs in seawater, and may unwittingly be spreading them to people they know. Resistant bacteria pose what the UK’s chief...
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Happy Lohri 2018: Wishes, Images, Greetings, Cards, Quotes Messages, Photos, SMSs, WhatsApp and Facebook Status

Happy Lohri 2018: Wishes, Images, Greetings, Cards, Quotes Messages, Photos, SMSs, WhatsApp and Facebook Status

College students, wearing traditional Punjabi dresses, dance during the Lohri festival celebrations in Amritsar on Friday. (PTI Photo) The festival of Lohri is celebrated particularly in North India every year in the month of January. It is said that the...
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Quiz to assess early death risk

Quiz to assess early death risk

We all know that our bad habits can send us to an early grave. In fact, up to 40 per cent of deaths are directly linked to being obese, inactive, drinking too much or smoking, according to Public Health England...
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Bulgaria parliament overturns presidential veto on anti-corruption bill

Bulgaria parliament overturns presidential veto on anti-corruption bill

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Mr Radev refused to sign the bill into law in a move seen embarrassing for Bulgaria Bulgaria’s parliament has overturned a presidential veto on an anti-corruption bill, clearing the way for the creation of a...
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Review: One Vote for ‘Victoria’ Over ‘The Crown’

Review: One Vote for ‘Victoria’ Over ‘The Crown’

Ms. Goodwin stays true to her conception of Victoria as a combination of coquettish flibbertigibbet, tough proto-feminist and compassionate, perhaps too-good-to-be-true liberal humanist. She recoils when labeled “pleasingly fecund,” suffers through a bout ...
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Peter Shao Zhumin: Detained Chinese Catholic bishop freed

Peter Shao Zhumin: Detained Chinese Catholic bishop freed

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption There are an estimated 12 million practising Catholics in China A Chinese Catholic bishop who was detained for seven months has been freed, the Vatican says. The Church had expressed grave concern for Peter Shao...
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No sweat: Are sports drinks worth the money?

No sweat: Are sports drinks worth the money?

Shaun Daley / Alamy By James Witts It’s hydrating, packed full of sugars and contains electrolytes vital for cell function. Which is why, until the mid-20th century, beer was considered the sports drink of choice – especially as it was...
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Arab and Coming Out in Art That Speaks Up

Arab and Coming Out in Art That Speaks Up

Several gay or lesbian artists working in both the West and in the Middle East said they did not wish to be interviewed for this article. Among those in the 2015 Leslie-Lohman exhibit was the Lebanese artist Omar Mismar. Within...
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Are you the magic candidate for ‘new conjuring arts’ job at Ottawa university?

Are you the magic candidate for ‘new conjuring arts’ job at Ottawa university?

CTVNews.ca StaffPublished Friday, January 12, 2018 10:52AM ESTLast Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 10:55AM EST It’s not Hogwarts, but there will soon be a place in Canada where magic is studied. Carleton University in Ottawa has announced it is looking...
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Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough

Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough

Image copyright AFPImage caption Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz stressed the need for social cohesion German politicians have achieved a breakthrough in talks aimed at forming a new coalition government. A blueprint for formal negotiations was agreed between ...
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Pound hits highest level since Brexit vote

Pound hits highest level since Brexit vote

Image copyright Getty Images Sterling has jumped to its highest level against the US dollar since the Brexit vote. The surge to almost $1.37 came after Bloomberg reported that the Spanish and Dutch finance ministers had agreed to seek a...
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