News archive from 22 July 2016, page 8

Tickets selling fast for Anniversary Games as athletics fans put Russian doping scandal to one side

The Russian doping scandal does not seem to have dampened the enthusiasm of athletics fans in this country, with strong ticket sales reported for this weekend’s Muller Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium in London. The opportunity to watch Usain...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 

Xabi Alonso warns Manchester United and Manchester City players to prepare for battle as he reveals the...

Xabi Alonso has urged Manchester’s footballers to prepare for a season like no other as he gave an insight into the world of the city’s managerial heavyweights. The Bayern Munich midfielder is in a small group of players to have worked with Pep...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 

'Sam Allardyce teams are not pleasant to play': Manchester City full-back Gael Clichy hoping to see...

Gael Clichy believes England's future opponents must brace themselves for a battle as he provided an insight into facing a Sam Allardyce team. The French left-back, who is now one of the longest serving members of Manchester City's squad, has faced...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 

Muller Anniversary Games: Five athletes to watch out for on Friday night as Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill...

The Muller Anniversary Games takes place at London's Olympic Stadium this weekend as some of the world's best athletes prepare for the start of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah are just some of the big names...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 

Antonio Conte targets Premier League title as he looks to make Chelsea fans proud 

Antonio Conte believes he has seen enough in his first week in charge of Chelsea to ensure he can make the club’s supporters proud this season and challenge for the Premier League title. The former Italy coach, reflecting on the club’s six-day tour of...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 
Yorkshire Rows celebrate sporting success

Yorkshire Rows celebrate sporting success

0 Have your say Members of the all-female Atlantic rowing crew, The Yorkshire Rows, joined pupils, parents and staff from Harrogate Ladies’ College recently for a celebration of success at the school’s annual Sports Presentation Evening. The event was...

 

Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisis

CARACAS The Roman Catholic Church may soon join Ibero-American leaders seeking dialogue between Venezuela's feuding government and opposition, the head of a regional bloc said on Thursday. "I think it's good news this petition has been accepted...

 
Alcohol is a direct cause of seven ​​forms of cancer, finds study

Alcohol is a direct cause of seven ​​forms of cancer, finds study

Alcohol causes seven forms of cancer, and people consuming even low to moderate amounts are at risk, according to new analysis. Health experts endorsed the findings and said they showed that ministers should initiate more education campaigns in order...

Guardian, 01:13 in Health
 
Lithuanian man named as murder victim found in a ditch

Lithuanian man named as murder victim found in a ditch

A missing man whose remains were found by workmen in a ditch has been formally identified thanks to DNA evidence. The body of Aivaras Danilevicius, a Lithuanian national, was discovered in July 2015 in Warfield, Bracknell. He disappeared in late 2004...

BBC, 01:13 in Regional
 

The face swap search engine: AI project can put you into ANY online headshot, and let you try hairstyles...

Trying to picture yourself older or with a different hairstyle is near impossible. But now researchers have developed the ultimate face swap that analyzes a picture of your face, searches for images using key terms and seamlessly maps your it onto the...

 

Would you wear a bezoar? The bizarre 'human pearls' of ingested food worn as charms by everyone from...

They were once said to be the ‘crystallized tears of deer,’ set within gold and adorned with jewels to act as an antidote against all poisons for the wealthiest inhabitants of Europe and the Middle East. But, the origin of ornate bezoars is far more...

 

A FIFTH of global warming in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to 'quirks', Nasa...

A fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded, a new Nasa study has claimed. Experts say the controversial study helps explain why...

 

Humans and birds 'talk': Researchers find African hunters can call honeyguides to show them where bee nests...

A small African bird that guides people to bees' nests hoping to share honey and wax responds to hunters' special calls in a rare example of a partnership between wild animals and humans. Cooperation between the greater honeyguide bird and hunters was...

 

Pepper gets another job: Softbank robot to sell life insurance at 80 stores in Japan

It's been a big year for the humanoid robot 'Pepper,' who recently landed a job in Pizza Hut locations in Asia, and announced a partnership with Honda's robot Asimo. Now, the ambitious bot can add life insurance sales to its resume as well. Meiji...

 

Life before toilet roll: Hygiene 'wands' from 2,000-year-old toilet reveal how disease spread along the...

It was the famed trade route that saw spices, luxuriant cloths and ultimately wealth flow between the eastern and western worlds. But a new study of a 2,000-year-old toilet discovered near a desert in north west China has revealed the Silk Road was...

 


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