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A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

Image copyright Getty Images A third of people in the UK underestimate how many calories they are eating, according to an analysis of Office of National Statistics data. It suggests British men eat more than 3,000 a day while claiming to eat 2,000. And women say they eat about 1,500 while consuming nearly 2,500. The […]

Kirk Cousins among top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing – NFL.com

Kirk Cousins among top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing – NFL.com

Over the next several months, the rosters of all 32 teams will begin to take shape for the 2018 season. In this series, NFL.com writers and analysts look at the best players available via free agency or the NFL Draft at the following positions: quarterback, running back, wide reciever, defensive back, pass rusher. Today, David […]

Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets – BBC News

Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images KFC has closed more than half of its 900 UK outlets after delivery problems meant they ran out of chicken. Last week, the fried chicken chain switched its delivery contract to DHL, which blamed “operational issues” for the supply disruption. It was unclear when the delivery problems would be rectified, a […]

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

Image copyright TripAdvisor Image caption The thumb was removed from a warrior on display in Philadelphia. Chinese authorities have demanded “severe punishment” for a man who allegedly stole the thumb of a terracotta warrior statue on display in the US, Chinese state media report. The 2,000-year-old statue, worth $4.5m (£3.2m), is one of 10 on […]

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on precautionary standby status – Phys.Org

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on precautionary standby status – Phys.Org

Artist concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Credit: NASA/JPL NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby mode on Feb. 15 in response to sensing an unexpectedly low battery voltage. The orbiter is solar-powered but relies on a pair of nickel-hydrogen batteries during periods when it is in the […]

Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMoment paedophile with ‘rap sheet from hell’ arrested Paedophile Matthew Falder has been sentenced to 32 years in jail after admitting 137 charges including rape and blackmail. Sentencing him at Birmingham Crown Court, Judge Philip Parker QC said Falder’s crimes began with voyeurism as a student, but […]

Reality Check

Reality Check

The claim: Cutting tuition fees for university students without changing anything else would make the system less progressive. Reality Check verdict: If no other parts of the system were changed, a simple cut in tuition fees would not help those lower-income graduates who would not repay their loans within 30 years and would help higher-income […]

Chippendales: Do male strippers feel objectified?

Chippendales: Do male strippers feel objectified?

The Chippendales describe their work as “half show, half party” – a male revue that in their words “reveals a little more”. That may be an understatement. I sat through the first half an hour of the Las Vegas show and saw bare backsides, simulated sex and a game too strange to describe using a […]

Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas

Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hamas has governed the Gaza Strip for more than a decade Authorities in Gaza have blocked the launch of a women’s television channel there, just before it was due to go on air. Officials from the Palestinian militant Islamist group Hamas, which dominates the territory, said Taif TV had not […]

Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage – The Guardian

Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage – The Guardian

Fast food chain blames contract with delivery firm DHL, with more than 600 outlets still shut The closures have led to complaints and ridicule from KFC customers. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The fast food chain KFC has been forced to temporarily close most of its UK outlets after problems with a new delivery contract led to […]

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