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Domestic chores rob girls of their childhood

Girls between the ages of five and 14 are spending 40 per cent more time on unpaid domestic chores than boys their age, missing out on chances to learn and enjoy their childhood, according to a report

08 Oct 2016 12:29 AM

Drugs dictated the dictato

Adolf Hitler was a gibbering “super- junkie” whose veins were all but destroyed by thousands of opiate injections and the Nazi dictator’s heavy reliance on drugs was behind his “increasingly erratic”

07 Oct 2016 2:35 AM

Drugs dictated the dictator

Adolf Hitler was a gibbering “super- junkie” whose veins were all but destroyed by thousands of opiate injections and the Nazi dictator’s heavy reliance on drugs was behind his “increasingly erratic”

07 Oct 2016 1:41 AM

ITF hits back at Maria Sharapova criticism

The International Tennis Federation hit back on Thursday at criticism over its handling of Maria Sharapova’s drugs ban for meldonium.

07 Oct 2016 12:23 AM

Tyson Fury admits cocaine use, depression

Troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine, saying “I hope someone kills me before I kill myself,” in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine published Tuesday.

06 Oct 2016 2:28 AM


Why we crave for a fatty chicken korma

People who carry a particular gene variant have a higher craving for fat-rich chicken korma but a decreased preference for sugary foods, according to a new Cambridge-led study that may help treat obe

06 Oct 2016 12:40 AM

Stuart Broad targets England ODI comeback for Cup

Fast bowler Stuart Broad has fallen out of contention for a regular starting place in England’s one-day international side but the Test stalwart is “desperate” to represent his country at the 2019 Wor

05 Oct 2016 11:40 PM

UK to exit Europe rights law to shield troops

Britain announced plans on Tuesday to opt out of European human rights law during wartime in a move to end “vexatious” legal claims against its troops but campaigners denounced it as a retrograde step

05 Oct 2016 7:28 AM

UK tightens immigration rules, pound at 31-year low

The UK on Tuesday unveiled plans to further its crackdown on immigration through “work and study routes” from non-EU nations, in a move expected to make it difficult for British firms to hire professi

05 Oct 2016 6:43 AM

1 in 10 HIV kids can fight AIDS like monkeys

One in 10 children with HIV have a “monkey-like” immune system that protects them from developing AIDS, according to a new study which may lead to new immune-based therapies for the deadly infection.

05 Oct 2016 6:20 AM


Theresa May could never say never again to Tory whips over Skyfall

British Prime Minister Theresa May, when she was home secretary in 2012, had sought permission from party whips to skip a crucial vote in Parliament to attend the premiere of James Bond movie Skyfall but was denied. (Photo: AFP)

04 Oct 2016 6:08 AM

Skin defences might lead to eczema therapy

The body’s own natural defences could be harnessed in a potential therapy for a common skin condition, a new study suggests.

04 Oct 2016 12:27 AM

Britain to respond to petition against Pak on terrorism

A new petition filed on the official UK Parliament website calling on Britain to “strongly condemn” Pakistan for providing a safe haven for terrorists, Sunday crossed the threshold of 10,000 signature

03 Oct 2016 7:12 AM

Premier League: Manchester City suffer first Guardiola loss, Manchester United draw

Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate after Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov scored an own goal in their EPL match in London on Sunday. The Spurs won 2-0. (Photo: AP)

03 Oct 2016 6:37 AM

Theresa May: UK to trigger Brexit by March 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she would formally begin the process of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union by the end of March 2017, ending the speculation surrou

03 Oct 2016 6:27 AM


British scientists on brink of cure for HIV

British scientists are on the verge of confirming a treatment for HIV, an incurable virus that leads to deadly AIDS disease, if a new treatment trial proves successful, a media report claimed on Sunda

03 Oct 2016 2:05 AM

Syrian baby who made a newsreader cry

Kate Silverton, a BBC newsreader, watching a rescue team look for survivors in a destroyed building after a Russian bombing campaign on the Syrian city Idleb, broke down live on camera when a rescue w

02 Oct 2016 6:17 AM

Europa League: James Milner sends Liverpool second

Liverpool’s James Milner scores the winner against Swansea City in their English Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea on Saturday. The Reds won 2-1. (Photo: AFP)

02 Oct 2016 1:46 AM

‘Allardyce could be banned’

Sam Allardyce could be banned from football following the revelations that brought his reign as England manager to an abrupt end, Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn said on Saturday.

01 Oct 2016 11:40 PM

Big mouth, big bother for axed Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce’s straight-talking style helped land him the England manager’s job, but just 67 days later it has cost him the dream role he coveted for years.

01 Oct 2016 2:21 AM