Nigel Farage Destroyed By John Bercow Over Brexit: 'Nonsense On Stilts!'
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by Kevin Schofield
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Bercow and Farage clashed on GB News John Bercow demolished Nigel Farage over Brexit during an explosive TV clash. The former Commons Speaker said the leading Eurosceptic was talking “nonsense on stilts” after he tried to blame the Tories for the UK’s shambolic exit from the EU. Appearing on GB News in the wake of a poll that showed nearly all constituencies now think Brexit was a mistake, Farage said the government had “made an absolute pig’s ear of the whole thing” since the 2016 referendum.  The ex-Ukip leader said: “It was a mistake to leave the European Union exit in the hands of so ..read more
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'Significant Tensions' Emerging Within Russian Ranks And 'Playing Out In Public', UK Says
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by Kate Nicholson
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Russian servicemen march during a military parade marking the 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory at the Battle of Stalingrad during World War Two There are “significant tensions” emerging between a prominent paramilitary group and the official Russian ministry of defence, according to UK intelligence. At a time when Russia is thought to be building up its resources for a renewed attack on Ukraine to mark one-year since the invasion began, all is reportedly not well within the forces’ ranks. One of the few successes Moscow has seen recently was in Soledar, the Ukrainian town where paramili ..read more
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Here's The Real Reason Those 'AI Time Machine' Pictures Went Viral
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by Carolina Grassmann
2h ago
Some of Savannah Caughey's AI Time Machine images. Internet trends come and go. It’s as simple as that, especially on TikTok. But with over 44 million views, the #aitimemachine trend that went massively viral on TikTok in November and December is still going, spreading to Twitter and Instagram, too. Users upload photos of themselves to the genealogy platform MyHeritage, which for $10-$18 (£8.15- £14.68)transforms the images into digital portraits in the style of famous paintings and “historical figures” like an ancient Greek, a Viking or a sultan. Many TikTok users say the images ma ..read more
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Yes, The 'Puppy Blues' Are A Real Thing. Here's How To Cope.
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by Caroline Bologna
2h ago
Not everyone experiences the puppy blues after getting a new dog, but it’s certainly common, especially among first-time dog owners. It’s hard to imagine anything more delightful than bringing an adorable puppy home. Yet many new dog owners find themselves feeling anything but delighted during those early weeks and months. It turns out there’s a name for this phenomenon: the puppy blues. “The term ‘puppy blues’ refers to a range of emotions including feeling overwhelmed, sad, helpless, guilty, trapped, anxious and sometimes regretful after bringing a new puppy home,” Becky Stuempfig ..read more
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Cancer Cases Could Soar By A Third By 2040 In 'Stark Reminder Of NHS Challenges'
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by Habiba Katsha
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The number of people in the UK who will be diagnosed with cancer will increase by a third by 2040, according to new figures. This will take the number of new cases every year to more than half a million, rising from 384,000 per year now to 506,000 in 2040. “Today’s analysis provides a stark reminder of the challenges the NHS in England is set to face in years to come,” Cancer Research UK’s chief executive Michelle Mitchell said. “Cancer patients are already facing unacceptably long waits for diagnosis and treatment, and staff in cancer services are working very hard,” Mitchell adds.  ..read more
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Exclusive: Liz Truss Will Make Her Big Political Comeback On Sunday
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by Kevin Schofield
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Liz Truss clashed with Rishi Sunak during last summer's Tory leadership election. Liz Truss will make her big political comeback on Sunday, HuffPost UK understands. The former prime minister has written an article for a Conservative-backing Sunday newspaper looking back on her time in Number 10 and setting out where she believes Rishi Sunak is going wrong. It will be her first major intervention on the state of British politics since she was ousted as PM in October after just 49 days in the job. A close ally said: “Liz has taken a few months to gather her thoughts and is now ready to speak ab ..read more
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The One Part Of Your Body You're Probably Forgetting To Stretch
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by Jillian Wilson
2h ago
Experts say stretching your calves is important for a healthy range of motion during your workouts and your day-to-day life. When it comes to fitness, there’s one important aspect of any exercise regimen that tends to get overlooked: stretching. Stretching reduces your risk of injury, primes your joints for a full range of motion and allows you to have your best possible workout, according to the Mayo Clinic.  In other words, stretching should be prioritised both before and after you exercise (though different stretches are ideal for different times — more on that in a moment). While str ..read more
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India Willoughby Hits Out At 'Toxic And Awful' Trans Debate In Emotional Question Time Speech
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by Kate Nicholson
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India Willoughby on BBC Question Time India Willoughby criticised the “toxic” debate around transgender people during an emotional moment on BBC Question Time on Thursday. The Loose Women panellist – who is also the UK’s first transgender newsreader – was weighing in on the discussion around Scottish legislation which would let trans people identify and obtain a certificate to confirm their preferred gender. Although this law passed in Holyrood, Rishi Sunak’s government has since blocked it. This has also added to ongoing speculation over the safe-guarding measures surrounding women ..read more
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Disgraced Pop Singer Gary Glitter Released From Prison After Serving Half Of Sentence
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by PA Media
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Gary Glitter pictured in 2015 Disgraced pop singer Gary Glitter has been freed from prison after serving half of his 16-year sentence for sex crimes. The convicted paedophile and former glam rock singer – who had a string of chart hits in the 1970s – was jailed in 2015 for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. The PA news agency understands the 79-year-old left HMP The Verne – a low-security category C jail in Portland, Dorset – on Friday after eight years behind bars. He was freed automatically half-way through a fixed-term determinate sentence. The sex offender will now be subject to licence ..read more
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Michelle Yeoh Has Her Say On The Moment The Golden Globes Tried (And Failed) To Play Her Off
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by Daniel Welsh
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Michelle Yeoh on stage at the Golden Globes last month Michelle Yeoh well and truly stole the show at the Golden Globes last month – not just for her much-deserved win for her performance in Everything Everywhere All At Once,  but also the brilliant way she handled producers trying to cut her speech short. After being awarded Best Actress In A Musical Or Comedy, Michelle began speaking about her experiences after almost 40 years in the entertainment industry, but it seemed organisers felt she’d taken up enough time. The Tomorrow Never Dies star wasn’t having it, though, and when exit mus ..read more
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