Leg fat ‘better than belly fat’ for older women

Carrying more fat on legs compared with the stomach protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study says. Women of a healthy weight with the highest risk of stroke or heart disease had the most belly fat and the least hip and thigh fat, the European Heart Journal research found. The scientists said “apple-shaped” women […]

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting “Historic”

Seoul:  North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as “historic” and “amazing”. The two leaders agreed to “resume and push forward productive dialogues for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula”, the official Korean Central […]

Brexit farm trial: ‘I really like the work’

Anastasia Savchenko was at agricultural university in Kharkiv in the Ukraine when she saw a Facebook advert for a job picking courgettes on a farm in Cornwall. The process of being interviewed and receiving her six-month work visa took about six weeks. She is among 30 workers from non-EU countries who recently started at Cornish […]

How much do you spend on a night out?

A “blow out night” for Calum is £100 to £120, but he keeps such extravagant occasions to just once a month. Normally, it’s £20 to £30, he says. Calum’s typical spend is well below the £70.56 most Britons spend on average when they go out, a survey suggests. The figure is based on a survey […]

3 Dodgers aces make All-Star team; Ryu to start

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu will start for the National League in the All-Star game, manager Dave Roberts told reporters on Sunday. Ryu has a league-best ERA of 1.83 and is second in wins with nine. The news comes on the same day it was revealed that two other Dodgers starters — Clayton Kershaw […]