Dad gets 'nightmare' diagnosis after asking the same question over and over

Dad gets ‘nightmare’ diagnosis after asking the same question over and over

A dad-of-four was diagnosed with young-onset dementia after suffering with memory problems for 20 years. Roughly 900,000 people in the UK have dementia, with more than 42,000 of those having young-onset dementia, which is when a person develops the condition before the age of 65. New research from the Alzheimer’s Society found 27% of people …

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Rejection of Arctic mine expansion bid offers hope for narwhal population | Canada

The expansion of an iron ore mine in the Arctic that would have increased shipping and led to the “complete extirpation of narwhal” from the region has been blocked. After four years of consultations and deliberations, the Nunavut Impact Review Board rejected a request from Baffinland Iron Mines Corp asking to significantly increase mining on …

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Erik Ten Hag signed off at Ajax by guiding them to the Eredivisie title

Erik ten Hag: New Manchester United boss in talks over plans for summer and next season | Soccer News

Erik ten Hag is in talks with Manchester United over his plans for the club over the summer and next season, but said “there is a lot of work to do”. Ten Hag, who was appointed United manager last month, took charge of his final game as Ajax boss on Sunday with a 2-2 draw …

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Queen receives standing ovation at Platinum Jubilee show as the nation salutes her 70 years of service

Queen receives standing ovation at Platinum Jubilee show as the nation salutes her 70 years of service

The Queen was greeted with a standing ovation from a 5,000 strong crowd on Sunday night to mark the start of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Celebrations got underway with a star-studded equestrian extravaganza featuring some of the world’s leading performers. The 96-year-old monarch enjoyed a cast of entertainers, including Tom Cruise, Dame Helen Mirren, who …

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China's economic activity plummets as Covid lockdowns hit growth

China’s economic activity plummets as Covid lockdowns hit growth

China’s economic activity contracted sharply in April as a wave of lockdowns across the country posed the most significant challenge to its growth prospects since Covid-19 emerged more than two years ago. Retail sales, the country’s main gauge of consumer activity, slumped 11.1 per cent year on year, compared with forecasts of a 6.6 per …

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Laura Robson: Former Wimbledon junior champion and Olympic silver medalist confirms retirement from tennis |  Tennis News

Laura Robson: Former Wimbledon junior champion and Olympic silver medalist confirms retirement from tennis | Tennis News

Laura Robson, who rose to No. 27 in the world rankings and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon and the US Open, has retired from tennis; “It’s weird to say out loud, but I’m done, I’m retired.” Last update: 05/16/22 09:58 Laura Robson has confirmed her retirement from tennis Laura Robson, the former junior Wimbledon …

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Mystery as Kardashians dot blank ignores Kourtney's wedding to Travis Barker

Mystery as Kardashians dot blank ignores Kourtney’s wedding to Travis Barker

Kim was busy at home showing off her new hair, Khloe preferred to stay at home and show off her latest gymwear choices, and Kylie flew to the Billboard awards instead Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel play now Kourtney Kardashian celebrates 43rd with cake Mystery surrounds the wedding of Kourtney Kardashian …

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‘We are worse off’: Afghanistan further impoverished as women vanish from workforce | Afghanistan

One morning last summer, Nasira* arrived for work at the government building in Kabul where she was employed in a managerial position to find men from the Taliban had occupied her office. “I wasn’t allowed to enter,” the 32-year-old says. “When I inquired why, I was told to wait for a government announcement, which never …

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Premier League and FA Cup: 10 talking points from the weekend action | Football

1) Were Barkley’s best years wasted? Chelsea’s Abramovich era launched the careers of many promising footballers into the stratosphere. He also stopped a few in their tracks. Steve Sidwell, Scott Parker and Danny Drinkwater all left clubs where they were hot properties to sign for Chelsea, where they spent different parts of their early years …

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