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  • Autism Test: New Blood And Urine Test Could Detect Autism In Children

    Scientists have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children.Researchers at the University of Warwick said the test, believed to be the first of its kind, could lead to earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children who could then be given appropriate treatment much earlier in their lives. ASDs mainly affect a person’s social interaction and communication, with symptoms that can include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive […]

  • Steve The Robot Is Helping These Young People With Autism Build Their Social Skills

    Jamie Lawrence’s eyes light up when an interactive robot is placed in front of him. He engages with it, calls it his “friend” and beams when the robot raises its arms to let him know he has answered its question correctly. Jamie, 14, who has autism, is engaging with Steve the Robot, a digital assistant that supports children with special needs to help them develop their social skills. The robot has no facial expressions to read, nor does the tone of its voice […]

  • Donald Trump Spent The Weekend Blaming Everyone For Russian Meddling - Except Russia

    Donald Trump has reacted to allegations of a concerted Russian effort to tamper with the 2016 US election by sending a furious stream of tweets attacking everyone from his own National Security Adviser to Oprah Winfrey.Everyone that is, except Russia.Donald Trump's day so far:- Attacks Oprah- Attacks 60 Minutes- Attacks HR McMaster- Attacks the FBI- Attacks Adam Schiff- Attacks CNN- Attacks a 400 pound hacker- Attacks Obama- Attacks Hillary- Doesn't attack Putin or the Russians— Palmer […]

  • The Waugh Zone Monday February 19, 2018

    1. FINDING HER VOCATION?Theresa May has her Big Speech on post-18 education today. Perhaps the most telling bit of the overnight briefing from No.10 was that the PM will “acknowledge that many young people, their parents and grandparents, have serious concerns – which she shares – about aspects of the current system”. Yes, while Labour may have mopped up the youth vote, it’s those ‘parents and grandparents’ who Tory MPs tell their whips are […]

  • 'Black Panther' Breaks Box Office Records After Pulling In $192m In Opening Weekend

    Many predicted ‘Black Panther’ was going to be huge, but the film is now officially record-breaking.The superhero movie, which is the first from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature an almost entirely black cast, has broken three records in less than a week, and is on course to break more. Having already pulled in $192 million (£138 million) since Thursday (15 February) night, it’s now been revealed ‘Black Panther’ had the biggest opening […]

  • Baftas 2018: Kate Middleton's Green Dress Defended By Allison Janney

    ‘I, Tonya’ star Allison Janney has defended the Duchess of Cambridge after she chose not to partake in the black dress protest at last night’s (18 February) Baftas.Allison was one of many stars who sported a black dress on the red carpet at the Baftas, in a show of support for the ‘Time’s Up’ movement, which aims to help the victims of workplace sexual harassment.However, the Duchess was not, instead arriving at the ceremony in forest green.While […]

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Are Experiencing Workplace Discrimination

    Are we making any progress at all? Sometimes it’s hard to be positive. Today’s figures from the EHRC show the prevalence of negative attitudes and assumptions about pregnant women, working mums and indeed all women in the workplace. Not only is it assumed by many that all young women are likely to go off and have children - and hence a good percentage of employers (36% of private sector employers) feel they should be allowed to ask them about their reproductive intentions - but […]

  • Fern Britton Denies 'This Morning' Exit Was Over Phillip Schofield Pay Row

    Fern Britton has put the rumours to bed about her departure from ‘This Morning’, dismissing claims she left the ITV show over a row about pay.After 10 years, Fern announced in 2009 that she was bidding farewell to the ‘This Morning’ sofa, with much media speculation she left after discovering that her co-host Phillip Schofield was earning more than her for the same job.However, opening up to Hello! magazine, she has insisted that this is not the case. Fern said: […]

  • How To Do A Sit-Up Without Straining Your Neck

    Sometimes when you do a sit-up, it can feel like you’re giving your neck more of a work out than your abs. If this is true for you Ben Alldis, an instructor at Core Collective, says it’s sign you need to re-evaluate your method. “When you perform a sit-up, your spine undergoes compression, putting pressure on the discs between your vertebrae. Neck strain is often caused by poor technique and involves too much neck flexion, ” he told HuffPost UK. With that […]

  • Oxfam Haiti Scandal Report Reveals Men Physically Threatened Witnesses

    An Oxfam report has revealed how three men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during an internal investigation.The charity released a redacted version of the findings of a 2011 report after a leaked copy was published on Sunday, prompting a storm of criticism over how the episode was handled.Parts of the 11-page document are blacked out to hide people’s identities, including the names of the three men accused of intimidating witnesses.Oxfam’s […]

  • Stars turn out in black in solidarity with Time's Up movement at Baftas - video

    The Time's Up movement against sexual harassment and bullying dominated the night at the 71st British Academy Film Awards. Actress Joanna Lumley opened with a monologue, praising the 'determination to eradicate the abuse of women world over'.  Others spoke about the importance of the movement in highlighting discrimination and abuse in the industry and challenged the way they are often portrayed on screen.  Women dressed in black and wore Time's Up badges, to redirect focus on the […]

  • Stars turn out in black in solidarity with Time's Up movement at Baftas - video

    The Time's Up movement against sexual harassment and bullying dominated the night at the 71st British Academy Film Awards. Actress Joanna Lumley opened with a monologue, praising the 'determination to eradicate the abuse of women world over'.  Others spoke about the importance of the movement in highlighting discrimination and abuse in the industry and challenged the way they are often portrayed on screen.  Women dressed in black and wore Time's Up badges, to redirect focus on the […]

  • Brazilian football match abandoned after mass brawl and nine red cards

    Derby between Vitoria and Bahia called off after a punch-up between players from both sidesA Brazilian football match between Vitoria and Bahia was abandoned with 11 minutes remaining on Sunday after the hosts had six men sent off in a game marked by a mass punch-up between players from both sides. The score in the Bahia state championship clash between the two local rivals was 1-1 when Bruno Bispo became the ninth player in all, and the fifth from Vitoria, to be shown the red card. Continue […]

  • BAFTAs 2018: Pregnant Kate Middleton defies Time's Up

    The Duchess of Cambridge faced her most difficult fashion dilemma to date at Sunday night's BAFTA Awards, as she defied the Time's Up campaign, to wear green on the red carpet. […]

  • BAFTA Awards 2018: Jennifer Lawrence leads the red carpet

    Jennifer Lawrence put on a typically chic display on Sunday evening, when she stepped out in head-turning style ahead of presenting an award onstage at the annual BAFTAs. […]

  • Mystery surrounds the murder of a woman in Wolverhampton

    The 38-year-old victim was discovered inside the sprawling detached property in Rookery Lane, Penn, Wolverhampton, on Friday afternoon. A post-mortem has failed to reveal her cause of death. […]

  • Liam Payne seeks legal financial advice over Cheryl split

    Liam Payne, 24, has an estimated fortune of £54million while Cheryl, 34, is said to be worth around £20million. It is claimed he has sought legal advice over a possible split. […]

  • Winter Olympics: Russian athlete fails doping test

    RIATH AL-SAMARRAI IN PYEONGCHANG: A Russian medallist is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance in a blow to Russia's efforts to emerge from a cheating scandal. […]

  • Brazilian inmates riot, take hostages in Rio de Janeiro...

    Inmates of a heavily overcrowded prison in metropolitan Rio de Janeiro took prison guards hostage during a riot that had not been controlled by Sunday night, authorities said. […]

  • Mansion of Barkho family centre of Carnival Cruise fight

    Pictures of the family's home reveals their big house and many cars including a Mercedes with P plates. Police were called after reports of fighting on board the Carnival Legend. […]

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