• A traditional fishing excursion gets to the heart of the country, even if you don’t catch any fish. Source link

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  • As time has gone on, the fear of being a guinea pig has lessened, said Evelyn Akoto, public health leader for the London borough of Southwark, which has one of the biggest black communities in the country. So many people in the wider population have been vaccinated, that it has become clear no single group is a target. Source link

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  • It is estimated that a doctor dies every three to four weeks in the UK from suicide. Dr Dan Gearon’s cousin Liz took her own life in 2016. She had been an anaesthetist at King’s College London. Following Liz’s death, Dan created the charity, You Okay, Doc? to provide doctors with a safe space to talk about their mental health.…

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  • After being postponed by coronavirus, the Tokyo Olympics are now only months away. But what has it been like for the athletes during the pandemic – and how have they coped with the delay? BBC Minute’s Kash Jones has been talking to two athletes about what their last year has been like. Source link

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  • More than 45,000 people responded to a question he posted about the film that traumatized them the most as children (“Poltergeist, “Salem’s Lot,” oh and “Dumbo”). And his question about perfectly-cast film roles generated 5,000 responses, including one from someone who tapped the entire cast of “Casablanca,” another suggesting Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman and a third nominating the actors in…

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  • They were both given life sentences in prison. Prosecutor Maria Sabina Calabretta had argued that given the circumstances of the case, the two should receive the maximum sentence permitted under Italian law. Italy does not have a death penalty. Renato Borzone, the lawyer representing Elder, has said that the prosecutors’ request failed to take into account “anomalies” seen over the…

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  • “I think of myself actually as a music ignoramus,” the acclaimed actress told CNN on Tuesday. Close curated “Transformation: Personal Stories of Change, Acceptance, and Evolution” with her dear friend and Grammy-winning of reedist Ted Nash. It features powerful spoken word performances by some notable names, including Wayne Brady, Amy Irving, Matthew Stevenson, Nash’s son, Eli, and the Jazz at…

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  • In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba also touched on the buildup of Russian forces on Ukraine’s border, potential military support from the United States, and President Joe Biden’s offer of a summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Kuleba’s comments about Donald Trump’s fraught term in the White House follow the 2019 scandal involving Trump and allegations…

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  • Baskin’s new digital currency, called $CAT, allows fans to buy merchandise or online experiences from Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary in Tampa, FL., starting at five dollars. Baskin tweeted about the new currency, and also posted a statement on the Big Cat Rescue website. “I’m investigating cryptocurrencies because I am concerned about the volume of US dollars that are…

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  • Penn might be a polarizing figure, but he’s by no means a dilettante, having rolled up his sleeves and put his time where his mouth is in addition to his money. In the process, he has tart words for people who attend glitzy fundraisers but don’t ante up for deserving groups and those desperately in need that they’re designed to…

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  • Creator Darren Star says Emily, played by Lily Collins, will learn how to better assimilate into French culture. “For me, it’s the evolution of the character. I think when someone goes to Paris for the first time, they are overwhelmed by the beauty of the city and that’s what they’re seeing,” Star told Variety in an interview published Tuesday. “I…

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  • AX1, as teased, gets round LEDs up front and dynamic strips for the rear. NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor teased the micro-SUV, codenamed AX1, ahead of the global premiere. Hyundai Motor India in 2018 had confirmed an SUV, which will sit under Venue in the company‚Äôs portfolio. The car is likely to span between 3.6 metres and 3.8 metres. Several spy…

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  • As a reminder, producers had switched the order of the final awards of the night so best picture was announced before the lead acting categories. Boseman, nominated for lead actor for his role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” was highly favored to win. Instead, the Oscar went to Anthony Hopkins for “The Father” but he wasn’t in attendance and the…

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