- Top sports cars can carry a fearsome price, but that's not all. They often carry fearsome depreciation too.
First look at Serpentine Pavilion 2017: African architect Diébédo Francis Kéré reveals his new designToday the Standard exclusively reveals the design for this summer's Serpentine Pavilion. It's architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, talks us through his vision
- Ahead of the premiere of her documentary, Ross Kemp: Libya's Migrant Hell, Marta Shaw talks of seeing first-hand the dangerous and often perilous journey undertaken by migrants
- If you struggle to speak concisely it could be an early warning symptom of dementia, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that displaying rambling speech - such as using superfluous words - was linked to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in participants.
MCI is the condition that can pre-date some forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
The researchers hope the finding could pave the way for new methods in detecting dementia, enabling patients to receive support sooner.
Emilio de la Morena unveils collection of party dresses punctuated with vivid shots of colour at London Fashion weekThe designer is a favourite among It-girls Jourdan Dunn and Julia Restoin Roitfeld
- Kourtney Jorge, aka #HurtBae, has dished out some sage words of advice for women experiencing heartbreak.
Last week, a video of Jorge confronting her ex-boyfriend after he cheated on her went viral and captured the hearts of the internet.
She has since shared a few words of wisdom for people in a similar position.
“My advice would be to know your limits within your relationship and also to know your worth,” she told Mashable.
“There are plenty of guys out there willing an
- Lottie Moss, Jourdan Dunn, Winnie Harlow and Daisy Lowe were also in attendance
- The comedian will be raising money for Beat, the UK's leading eating disorder charity
- Here are all the tools you need to cook up a storm on Pancake Day
- A bride who overcame a stammer to read her vows on her wedding day is now teaching her baby daughter to speak.
Jennifer Vaughan, 29, believed a man would never love her, as she struggled to even say her own name.
But after meeting now husband Ashley Vaughan, at a house party in 2011, she tied the knot – and brought 100 wedding guests to tears when she spoke flawlessly on her big day, following five years of speech therapy lessons.
Now the occupational therapist has told of her joy, after g
- Boss of Sony Music, new chair of tomorrow night's Brit Awards and personal friend of Beyoncé - Jason Iley is a record industry titan. Here, he tells Craig McLean about the changing of the beat
- If you’re trying to improve your fitness counting the steps you do each day using a fitness tracker or health app could seem like a good place to start.
But a leading expert has warned obsessing about getting that golden ‘10,000 steps’ per day may not be improving your health.
In fact, Dr Greg Hager, professor of computer science at Johns Hopkins University, believes this monitoring technology could be doing “more harm than good”.Speaking at the annual me
- In what is quite possibly the best news of 2017 (so far), a cheese and wine festival is coming to the UK so you can scoff the good stuff to your heart’s content - and it’s free.
The Cheese and Wine Festival will take place in Stratford, London from 1-2 April and will showcase the very best in artisan cheese and wine from over 25 independent retailers.
There’ll also be street food on offer including cheese Arancini, cheesy burgers and raclette (a semi-hard cheese
Burberry unveils most interesting collection in seasons at London Fashion Week as Christopher Bailey pays tribute to Henry MooreNaomi Campbell, Penelope Cruz and Suki Waterhouse watched from the front row
- For years, we’ve been told to avoid yo-yo dieting. But now, an expert has said that it could actually benefit health.
US biostatistician Dr David Allison found that repeated crash diets did no harm to obese mice. In fact, serial dieting animals lived longer than those that remained obese.
He has since questioned the widely held view that yo-yo dieting is harmful and should be avoided, likening the whole process to going to the dentist. Dr Allison, from the University of Al
- If you had x-ray vision, what would you do with it? Look through walls and spy on your co-workers? Find your dog’s lost ball under the couch, or lazily peek through your fridge to see if you’re almost out of your favorite Greek yogurt? Or maybe, like a traditional superhero, you would wander your town looking for clues behind the doors that no one can enter, and use your powers for the greater good.
What if your x-ray vision allowed you to not just see through things, but to see the
- Former “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy says he’s living with dementia.
The 66-year-old opened up to People magazine about his diagnosis, telling the magazine the disease runs in his family, as his grandfather and mother had also been diagnosed with dementia.
“I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming,” he told People.
Cassidy’s decision to go public with his diagnosis follows a performance on Saturday night in Agoura
- These days, Fitbits and Jawbones adorn arms the way watches once did.
And for good reason: Wearable technology can log the steps you take in a day, track heart rate during workouts and help you get better sleep.
All of these positive lifestyle changes may cause people to assume that the devices will also help them lose weight. That’s a reasonable assumption, but there is actually very little evidence that fitness trackers, alone, will lead to weight loss.
“Many new techno
- As the nascent field of genetic testing advances, expectant parents face a dizzying array of new and difficult questions. Would you want to know if your child will have Down syndrome? Or if your baby is genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease? What about if the fetus has a gene duplication that might mean nothing ― or could spell a serious genetic disorder?
The sci-fi world of designer babies may not be here yet, but modern genetic technology is already fundam
- When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world.
- We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but here it goes: Your eyelashes are probably covered in parasitic mites.
Your face can play host to two species of microscopic mites: Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis. These mites live in hair follicles, feasting on your body’s oily secretions. Yummy.
It’s unclear how many people host Demodex mites, but research suggests that they become increasingly common as we age. Demodex mites rarely app
- Bianca Barratt gets on board with a weekend in the country at this classic Cotswolds bolthole
- Rebecca Pearson gets photoshoot-ready at Opus, the gym which helps people with injuries get fighting fit
- ATLANTA — The climate crisis will have significant effects on health, but “we do have solutions at hand,” former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said today.
Some of the health risks that Gore, an environmental expert, a book author and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, highlighted in his speech included the spread of infectious disease, the dangers of extreme heat and the health effects of air pollution.
These health risks, and their potential solutions, were discussed here today (Feb.
- Join James on the London to Brighton Bike Ride in June and you too can help give the British Heart Foundation a boost
- Comedian and author David Baddiel has opened up about his father’s battle with Pick’s disease, a little-known type of dementia.
In a new show ‘The Trouble With Dad’ on Channel 4, David talks about the progression of his father’s disease and the impact it has had on his family.
His father Colin, who David described as once being a “really bright and intelligent” man has morphed into someone who makes rude and inappropriate comments - to the point wh
- Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on U.S.-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion.
In January, the Netherlands started a global fund to help women access abortion services, saying Trump’s “global gag rule” meant a funding gap of $600 million over the next four years, and has pledged $10 million to the initiative to replace that.
Sweden, Denmark, Belgi
- More than 200 new genetic markers linked with male pattern baldness have been identified, according to a new study from the United Kingdom.
The findings greatly increase the number of known genetic markers linked with baldness in men; a previous large study identified just eight such markers.
The researchers in the new study were also able to use their set of genetic markers to predict men’s chances of severe hair loss, although the scientists noted that their results apply more to large
- Another day, another State Representative hammering away at your bodily autonomy.
One South Dakota State Representative has defended the state’s already intense anti-abortion legislation by saying that limiting access to the procedure is in no way an “attack on women” because, after all, “half of the abortions include the death of a girl.”
Last week, Rep. Steven Haugaard made these comments in his case for House Bill 1101 on the South Dakota House fl
- From cat yoga to paddle board yoga, we thought we’d seen about every niche yoga class out there. But then, we stumbled across kilted yoga.
Two kilted (and bearded) yogis have taken Facebook by storm with their effortless grace, strength, flexibility, and...ahem... a rather cheeky display.The video was posted to BBC The Social, a comedy and lifestyle channel for 18+ by BBC Scotland, and has attracted more than 810,000 views and counting.
Just make sure you watch ‘till the end.
- “He said, ‘I’m not going to give you any anesthetic’ and he said ‘If you scream, they will hear you.’”
That’s how Connie described the illegal abortion she received in 1953 when she was 16 years old. Now a retired teacher, mother and grandmother, Connie said that after she received the abortion, the man who performed the procedure proceeded to sexually assault her as she lay bleeding on the table.
Connie and three other women recently s
- Experience the real thrill of the slopes by learning from a master in the French Alps, says James Cusick
- The plaintiff is seeking at least $1 million from Popeyes and its franchisee.
- One man set out to find out if anyone, with the right guidance, could become an Instagram star who gets paid to post
- We all know the virtue of getting eight hours sleep a night, but that new Netflix box set isn’t going to watch itself.
So inevitably we end up going to bed a little later than planned and vowing to rectify it with caffeine in the morning. But do you know exactly what the consequences of your sleep deprivation are?
To do you (and your body) a favour we have looked at a range of sleep studies to show you exactly what you’re doing by not getting your head on that pillow.
- A real carnival on the canals
- A new McDonald's marketing stunt has managed to catch the attention of tech and food blogs because of its weird premise.
- An upcoming book of illustrations is offering a hilariously real look into the pregnancy experience.
Line Severinsen has been drawing cartoons since she was a kid. When she became pregnant with her first child in 2012, the Norway-based artist started documenting all of the challenging, unpleasant and even comical aspects of the experience in a series of funny illustrations.“When I found out that I was pregnant the first time, I spent a lot of time reading up on what I could expect over the
- This diamond came with with a side nuggets.
- Laoise Casey focuses on key flavours and excellent ingredients for this week's #londonlunchbox
- Earl Grey and Gruyere party, anyone?
- From off-duty models to street style stars, we round up the best dressed guests
- A woman has been documenting her life as a permanent third wheel, showing single people everywhere they’re not alone.
The unnamed woman posts hilarious photos of herself photobombing happy couples to the Instagram account Third Wheel Extravaganza.
“Ah, love. It makes the world go round. Unless you’re me. Then you just lurk in the background of cute couples,” she says in her bio.
The lone wolf has taken on the role of third wheel on a variety of occasions, including:
- A blogger has bravely opened up about her struggles with depression in a bid to highlight that regardless of what we may see online, nobody’s life is perfect.
Megan Gilbride, 27, sits bare-faced and exhausted in a series of candid photos which she says reveal the “face of depression”.
The blogger, who is from Northamptonshire, said her Instagram feed and blog are often a reflection of her looking her “best”. But there’s a hidden side to her story that ma
- This is a pretty furry work perk.
- Will the fast food chain be next to try out the all-day breakfast trend?
- Plans to boycott the grocer for selling Trump branded wines have backfired.
- No, I’m not obsessed with largemouths.
- One in four people in the UK are affected by mental health issues each year and sportsmen and women are no exception.
To encourage players to discuss their mental health, the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) has launched a campaign aiming to break down stigma around the topic.
The new ‘Lift the Weight’ website offers information on mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, as well as interviews with high profile players sharing their experiences.
- You'll have a renewed appreciation for grapefruit after cooking with this book, says Victoria Stewart
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