The common vegetable that could be the key to weight loss

Eating potatoes may help people lose weight, according to a new study. Scientists say the vegetables are packed with important nutrients and can be part of a healthy diet. Potatoes have previously been linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and people with insulin resistance have been told to avoid them, but the … Read more

What binge drinking really does to your body

Today, the amount of binge drinking in middle age, Angus suggests, is quite comparable to the rates among our younger colleagues. Because for your big night out to qualify as a “binge,” you only need to drink six glasses if you’re a woman (that’s two large glasses of wine or a few strong cocktails), or … Read more

Pfizer’s CEO was tagged by the regulator for making “misleading” statements about childhood vaccines

Pfizer’s CEO has been caught by Britain’s pharmaceutical watchdog for making “misleading” statements about childhood vaccines, The Telegraph can reveal. Dr. Albert Bourla used an interview with the BBC last December to claim that “there is no doubt that the benefits are entirely in favor” of vaccinating young people aged five to 11 against Covid-19. … Read more

‘We lost a third of our orders after the Tories raised taxes’

Small businesses were once the backbone of the UK economy. But the reality is bringing more and more sleepless nights, relentless fear and bank overdrafts as inflation wipes out Britain’s entrepreneurial dream. Many survived months of lockdown and then faced rising wholesale prices, huge jumps in energy costs and customers cutting back on non-essential expenses. … Read more

Stena ferry boss attacks EU over border controls

Mr. Olsson’s father, Sten Allan, founded Stena Line in 1962, providing services between Gothenburg and the fishing port of Skagen However, Mr Mårtensson says Stena is extremely optimistic about doing business in Britain after Brexit. Last week it submitted a bid to build a free port in Anglesey – one estimated to create up to … Read more

Kick-off times, the latest team news and who they could play against in the last 16

Group stage fixtures All times in GMT England 6 Iran 2 – November 21st USA 1 Wales 1: Nov 21 Wales 0 Iran 2: Nov 25 England 0 VS 0: November 25 Iran vs USA: Tuesday, November 29, 7pm (GMT), 10pm local time, 2pm (ET) (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) Wales against England: Tuesday, November 29, … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

England’s Group B opponents Wales dramatically advanced to the World Cup final via the qualifying play-offs after beating a passionate Ukrainian side in Cardiff in June. Victory for Wales’ talent-studded golden generation earned them a trip to the country’s second ever World Cup final – their first since 1958. USA also returns to the tournament … Read more

Treasury blocks payment of train staff for fear of wage-price spiral

A senior industry source said: “This is the week the curtain has fallen and everyone can see who is holding things up. “Monday was a slow motion car crash that was completely avoidable. The government flip-flopped over the course of a weekend, eventually denying that they had stopped an offer. The claims echo those made … Read more

Student, 6, dies of Strep A infection after outbreak at school

A six-year-old pupil has died and another is being treated in hospital after an outbreak of an invasive bacteria at a primary school in Surrey. The BBC reported that the students at Ashford Church of England Primary School were believed to be in the same year group, while the second child was recovering in hospital. … Read more

Scientists discover new coronaviruses in bats that can jump to humans

This is important because it demonstrates the potential for existing viruses to exchange bits of their genetic code – a process known as recombination – to form new pathogens. “The main take-home message is that individual bats can harbor a plethora of different virus species and occasionally be their hosts at the same time,” said … Read more