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  • Ringo Starr unveils unseen Beatles photos in e-book

    Ringo Starr unveils unseen Beatles photos in e-book

    Former Beatle Ringo Starr is lifting the lid on a collection of previously unseen photographs of the Fab Four in their heyday from his personal collection, in a new photography book due out next month. “Photograph,” which will be released as an e-book on the 12th of June, will... Read More »

  • Gibb to be honoured at music awards

    Gibb to be honoured at music awards

    Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the Bee Gees, is to receive a lifetime achievement award at a music event in June. He will be honoured at the Silver Clef Awards in recognition of his role in the chart-topping pop group. Robin Gibb died last year, nine years after his twin Maurice, who... Read More »

  • Sugary drinks tied to kidney stone risk

    Sugary drinks tied to kidney stone risk

    Adults who drink at least one sugar-sweetened drink a day are slightly more likely to develop kidney stones than people who rarely imbibe them, according to a new study. While the recommendation for kidney stone prevention has been to drink a lot of fluids, the study suggests that it’s not... Read More »

  • Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant TB

    Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant TB

    Scientists have discovered that Vitamin C can kill multidrug-resistant TB . Reasearchers from the Yeshiva University in New York, USA said that this discovery may point to a new way of dealing with this increasingly hard-to-treat infection, with an estimated 650,000 people worldwide have... Read More »

  • Jail-born boy frees mum after 19 years

    Jail-born boy frees mum after 19 years

    A 19-year-old Indian man has realised his life’s dream of freeing his mother from the jail in which she has been imprisoned since she was pregnant with him. Vijaya Kumari was five months pregnant when she was convicted of murdering a neighbour’s child and subsequently jailed for life in the... Read More »

  • How To Fix Health Problems With Food

    How To Fix Health Problems With Food

    By Sarah Richards Can’t sleep? Having health issues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen. “Real, whole, fresh food is the most powerful drug on the planet,” says Mark Hyman, M.D., author of The Blood Sugar Solution. “It regulates every biological... Read More »

  • Guns swapped for ‘weapons for life’ in Uruguay

    Guns swapped for ‘weapons for life’ in Uruguay

    A new scheme hopes to reduce crime and improve lives by offering laptops and bikes in exchange for firearms. Members of the public in Uruguay are now able to exchange guns they own for laptops or bikes, thanks to a pioneering new scheme. Officials hope that the initiative, called Weapons for Life... Read More »

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