From vaginal lubricants to pelvic floor therapy, Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe shares tips for improving your quality of life during menopause.
Boutique hotels in London are the opposite of just ‘somewhere to get your head down’. They offer an added layer of charm many of the larger chain properties miss out on. Often independent or part of a smaller hotel group, they have intimate spaces with masses of attention to detail. Or at least the best ones do. We’re talking artful interiors, classic cocktail bars, buzzy restaurants and inventive breakfasts.
Freezing rain turned a highway in Shaanxi, China, into an ice rink on February 20. A local resident captured dramatic moments as cars began to collide into one another in a huge chain reaction crash as drivers lost control of their vehicles.
A Michigan man who pleaded guilty in his disabled brother's starvation death was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 30 years in prison by a judge who said the defendant is “one step away from becoming a psychopath.” Paul Ferguson, 21, pleaded guilty in December to first-degree child abuse in the death of 15-year-old Timothy Ferguson. Timothy Ferguson, who had autism and was speech- and motor-impaired, weighed only 69 pounds (31.3 kilograms) when he died in July 2022 at the family’s western Michigan home in Norton Shores, authorities said.
Bye-bye, birdie: Maine’s state warbler, the chickadee, is making way for other images on a new license plate that gives homage to an old flag growing in popularity and reappearing on hats, tote bags and T-shirts. The plate unveiled Monday features a tall green pine — the state tree — and the North Star, icons featured on the state's first official flag in 1901. Maine residents will vote in November on whether to adopt a similar design for a new state flag.
Lynmouth Coast Search and Rescue has asked for people to avoid Wringcliff beach due to rock fall.
A driver says she was shocked and angry when a police car did not pull over after hitting hers.
European banks are set to hand investors a record 120 billion euros ($130 billion) in dividends and share buybacks this year, analysts say, returning more of the profits reaped from a period of higher interest rates. Bank of Ireland on Monday became the latest lender to announce a hike in payouts, joining others including BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and Santander in promising more cash for their investors. Switzerland's UBS this month pledged to restart its buyback programme, while state-owned Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena announced it would pay its first dividend in 13 years.
Maria Pevchikh claims the Russian opposition leader was set to be exchanged for a hitman when he died.
The man suspected of killing two men and injuring a homeless woman during a stabbing spree is back in court.
Dr. Phil McGraw appeared on The View Monday as part of the press tour for his upcoming book and primetime show, but a sudden segue into the topic of COVID and its effects on school children caught the hosts entirely by surprise. The puzzling exchange began after Sara Haines asked the TV personality a question …
Interest on the penalty will keep accruing by at least $112,000 per day as the legal challenge plays out.
Nine-year-old Lajuka was euthanised at the park on Monday after suffering kidney failure.
The man was severely hurt when the batteries fell on him at Wastecare in Halifax, a court hears.
An Australian tourist reported missing late last week in Zimbabwe near Victoria Falls already had been missing for nearly a week before that, according to new information released Monday by national park officials. The 67-year-old tourist, whose name has not been released, was reported missing Friday in the area near the Zimbabwe Victoria Falls National Park, and officials said at the time that a search with sniffer dogs was underway. Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo said on Monday that the missing tourist was male, and that he had last been heard from on Feb. 17.
German perfume retailer Douglas plans to announce it is proceeding with an initial public offering (IPO) in the coming days, two people familiar with the matter said, in a test for Europe's equity markets. The group, majority-owned by CVC Capital Partners, is preparing to issue an intention to float on the Frankfurt bourse as soon as this week if markets hold up, the people said, speaking on condition of anonymity. However, there is a chance the announcement may slip to next Monday, as no final decision has been made, one of them added.
In Kirkby-in Ashfield, some call their MP an ‘embarrassment’ while others say ‘he’s telling the truth a lot of people daren’t say’
Letters: Stuart Harrington doubts that such a ban will work, while Oscar Acton spells out the benefits of smartphone access for school students
Joe Biden risks handing Donald Trump the White House with his stance on Israel, progressive Democrats have warned ahead of a key vote in a battleground state.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former FBI informant charged with fabricating a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden’s family must remain behind bars while he awaits trial, a judge ruled Monday, reversing an earlier order releasing the man. U.S. District Judge Otis Wright II in Los Angeles ordered Alexander Smirnov’s detention after prosecutors raised concerns that the man who claims to have ties to Russian intelligence could flee the country. A different judge had released Smir