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Day: June 15, 2018

Loneliness changes the brain
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Loneliness changes the brain

    Nine million people across all age groups and walks of life in Britain are affected by loneliness. We've partnered with giving platform Benevity to raise funds for three charities - Mind, the Campaign to End Loneliness, and Wavelength – to tackle this debilitating and complex issue. You can help make a difference - please donate now. Chronic loneliness changes the chemicals produced in the brain, causing feelings of aggression and fear, scientists have discovered. But an old, largely failed psychiatric drug might work to alleviate those negative emotions by suppressing the loneliness chemical. Social isolation has been a growing problem in the US, and has been not only led to increased rates of depression and post traumatic stress disorder, but to higher risks of c...
Army sergeant get jailed for 18 years who tampered with wife’s parachute
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Army sergeant get jailed for 18 years who tampered with wife’s parachute

    Army sergeant Emile Cilliers twice tried to murder his wife Victoria An army sergeant who tried to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute and sabotaging a gas valve at their home has been jailed for at least 18 years. Emile Cilliers, 38, twice tried to kill his wife Victoria Cilliers so he could claim her £120,000 life insurance and start a new life with his Tinder lover. His initial plot to murder his 42-year-old partner in an explosion at their home was foiled when she smelled gas. Their two young children were home at the time. Cilliers pretended he knew nothing about the gas leak before suggesting veteran parachutist and instructor Mrs Cilliers go skydiving the following weekend - when he sabotaged her kit causing her to plummet 4,000ft to the ground. ...
Melania Trump set to meet the Queen when she visit to UK as First Lady
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Melania Trump set to meet the Queen when she visit to UK as First Lady

    MelaniaTrump is expected to meet the Queen when she accompanies her husband Donald Trump to the UK for an official working visit. The First Lady and US President are believed to be paying a visit to Windsor Castle during their trip to Britain next month. It is thought to be her first trip abroad since she underwent a kidney operation and has been noticeably absent as Mr Trump carries out presidential duties. She did not go to Singapore for his historic meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un or to Canada for the G7 summit. Mr Trump and his wife will be staying at the US Ambassador's residence of Winfield House at Regent's Park in the capital, according to The Sun. The couple will be honoured by the Coldstream Guards, Britain's oldest regiment, on their visit,...
UK passport renewal: How to update your old version
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UK passport renewal: How to update your old version

    You should probably have sorted your holiday plans by now but if you’ve left it until the last minute, here’s what you need to do to ensure that you don’t miss out on that well-earned break. How much will a new passport cost? A standard 34-page adult passport costs £75.50, a jumbo 50-page adult passport costs £85.50, a child’s passport costs £49 and for those born before 2 September 1929 can obtain passports for free. These fees are for online applications only expect to pay approximately £10 more if you choose to complete a paper application. Renewing or replacing an adult passport If you’re in the UK you can renew or replace your passport and change the details on your passport. This should take approximately three weeks, but may take longer if your applica...
Meghan describes Prince Harry as the best husband ever
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Meghan describes Prince Harry as the best husband ever

    Meghan Markle Wearing a Givenchy oat-coloured cape dress for her first solo engagement with the Queen yesterday morning, Meghan Markle looked confident and poised as she held her own with Her Royal Highness. During her visit to the North of England, the Duchess of Sussex greeted onlookers who took the time to share their well wishes for the newlyweds, and shared several jokes with the Queen. The outing also gave Meghan the first opportunity to gush about her new husband. Royal fan Sharon Briscoe reportedly asked her Meghan how she was enjoying her new life in the UK. ‘It is wonderful,’ Meghan told her, according to People. ‘I’m really enjoying it.’ Two royal fans, Jean and Heather, corroborated the quotes to Sky News royal producer Fiona Mackie, adding: ‘[Meghan]...