Sergei Skripal: Russia connects attempted murder to deaths of Kremlin foes

Embassy issues provocative tweet as Cobra meeting hears that case involves 250 counter-terror police and 200 witnesses Russia stepped up its war of words with Britain on Saturday as its embassy in London linked the attempted slaying of double agent Sergei Skripal to the deaths of three exiled enemies of the Kremlin. The provocative move…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decided not to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten styles, their first line of investigation usually involves healthcare.…

Theresa May claims she has ‘no regrets’ about calling snap election

PM tells reporters on route to G20 summit she is getting on with the job and brushes aside notion UK has lost global influence Theresa May has said she had no regrets about calling the early election that stripped her of a parliamentary majority, insisting that she would boldly push ahead with her program for…

Russian country Tv advises ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has advised “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of succumbing in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t choose England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten routes, their first line of inquiry usually involves healthcare. Considering…

Hosting refugees now utilizes 9% of foreign aid budgets

Surge in aid from many European countries driven by expenditure on looking after refugees at home, where spending has nearly doubled The amount of foreign aid fund rich nations spend on dealing with the impact of the refugee crisis at home has almost doubled over the past year and now accounts for 9% of all…

Japan opens the door to debate on female succession to the Chrysanthemum throne

New law includes resolution calling on government to swiftly analyse ways to secure a stable imperial succession including prospect of a future empress Japans parliament has passed a statute allowing ruler Akihito to become the countrys first monarch to abdicate in more than 200 years, but left the door open to a debate regarding the…

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD, study discovers

Research links disruption of body clock to number of chronic conditions Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy and being unable to control behaviour- the main manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder( ADHD)- have been linked to interruptions in sleep, researchers will reveal on Sunday. The findings underline a growing awareness among doctors that disturbed…

Russian country Tv warns ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has cautioned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of dying in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t choice England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Prince Harrys father to stand in for Thomas Markle Sr, who cannot attend wedding Prince Charles will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at St George’s Chapel when she marries Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has said. A statement said Markle had asked the Prince of Wales to accompany her on Saturday.” The Prince of Wales…