Man City teenager Rico Lewis  keeps Liverpool big guns quiet, elates his manager Pep Guardiola

Man City teenager Rico Lewis  keeps Liverpool big guns quiet, elates his manager Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was blown away by teenager Rico Lewis during the 3-2 win over Liverpool in the Carabao Cup fourth round, saying the club are lucky to have him for many years to come. The 18-year-old put in an all-action display at right-back and battled well against...

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Researchers: Early-life nutrition quality has strong bearing on human genes, long we live

Researchers: Early-life nutrition quality has strong bearing on human genes, long we live

Although no one can predict how long they will live, factors like genetics, lifestyle, gender, and ethnicity can impact a person’s longevity. Now researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have discovered specific gender- and age-dependent genes linked to longevity through a large-scale mouse model. For many years,...

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Scramble for top talent: New behaviour, skills and thinking are key if companies want to secure talented people

Scramble for top talent: New behaviour, skills and thinking are key if companies want to secure talented people

Everyone I work with these days wants to grow “global leaders” even if they can’t explain exactly what that means. Many companies today are looking overseas for new markets and new customers in order to sustain the profitable growth of their businesses. New behaviours, skills and thinking are required to...

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Farewell the well: Curtains come down on Queen Elizabeth II reign as she’s sent to eternal resting place

Farewell the well: Curtains come down on Queen Elizabeth II reign as she’s sent to eternal resting place

King Charles III led his family and the UK in the long, final goodbye to his mother Queen Elizabeth II from Westminster Hall on Monday, with invited guests taking their seats at Westminster Abbey since 8am, hours before the beginning of the funeral service. Former Deputy Prime Minister Sir Nick...

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It’s true Ronaldo still wants Man United exit, Red Devils’ stand-in skipper Fernandes reveals

It’s true Ronaldo still wants Man United exit, Red Devils’ stand-in skipper Fernandes reveals

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has admitted he may know a “thing or two” about Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation at the club after Monday night’s stirring 2-1 win over Liverpool. The Red Devils beat their fierce rivals courtesy of goals from Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford in either half. And their...

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Some 10,000 of 119,305 Afghan refugees who previously worked for UK bodies are resettled in London

Some 10,000 of 119,305 Afghan refugees who previously worked for UK bodies are resettled in London

Just over 10,000 applicants have been resettled as part of the UK’s Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP), a Freedom of Information request has found. The scheme was established in April 2021 to relocate those who worked for, and alongside the UK Armed Forces as the Taliban reclaimed Afghanistan following...

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World Bank study shows countries in north Africa are losing beaches faster than anywhere else in the world

World Bank study shows countries in north Africa are losing beaches faster than anywhere else in the world

Over the past 15 years, the fishermen of Ghannouch, a town around 400 kilometres south of the Tunisian capital, Tunis, say they have seen “radical changes” on the coastline they sail around. “The sand is decreasing and the rocks are starting to appear,” Sassi Alaya, a local seaman and the...

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Terrorism: Nigeria’s multiple conflicts – from jihadists and bandit militias to separatists will decide 2023 poll outcome   

Terrorism: Nigeria’s multiple conflicts – from jihadists and bandit militias to separatists will decide 2023 poll outcome   

After dividing themselves into three squads, more than a hundred gunmen stormed a Nigerian prison, using explosives to blast though a wall and free dozens of jailed jihadists. But the assault did not take place in some remote town in the country’s violence-torn northeast. Instead, the raid unfolded just 40...

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Somalia on the edge of catastrophe as drought kills livestock, exposes six million to food insecurity

Somalia on the edge of catastrophe as drought kills livestock, exposes six million to food insecurity

The war in Ukraine is worsening food insecurity in East Africa after a devastating locust invasion, the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing drought. In Somalia alone, six million people are food insecure. In January 2022, Hirsiyow Mohamed and her three children left her drought-stricken village of Drumo in Somalia. But...

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Biden credited with speedy and decisive crackdown on Russian hackers after Ukraine invasion

Biden credited with speedy and decisive crackdown on Russian hackers after Ukraine invasion

Since Russia launched its full-blown invasion of Ukraine in late February, a wave of predictable cyberattacks has accompanied that offensive, striking everything from Ukrainian government agencies to satellite networks, with mixed results. Less expected, however, was the cyber counteroffensive from the US government – not in the form of retaliatory...

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