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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ushered in all sorts of new rules that take effect this year. Fear not: A plethora of tax software vendors are here to help. [Read More]
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Torture is a celebration of life and human dignity, says the grinning young man, drawing laughter from his friends for a jokey monologue on why it would be better to cut off Saddam Hussein's fingers than to kill him."I only hope the people leading this country will appreciate the value and respect t... [Read More]
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Students at Washington's Georgetown University have voted to fund a "reparations scholarship" for classmates who are descendants of 272 slaves once owned by the institution.The reconciliation fund, which would be the first of its kind at an American university, should raise between $300,000 and $400... [Read More]
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The Indonesian authorities are investigating possible vote rigging after reports that tens of thousands of ballot papers in support of the incumbent president were found in a warehouse in neighbouring Malaysia, five days before the country goes to the polls.Online videos appear to show a "shophouse" [Read More]
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The City was spooked yesterday after the second largest shareholder in Pets at Home sold its stake, sending shares in the pet supplies retailer down sharply. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sold its 10.8 per cent in Pets at Home for 148p a share, a 9 per cent discount to Thursday's close. The s... [Read More]
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Walt Disney investors cheered the launch of the company's new video-streaming service by sending its shares to an all-time high yesterday.Disney will undercut Netflix, the world's most popular video-streaming platform, with its new Disney+ service by offering a standard monthly subscription for $6... [Read More]
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Holy Week is beginning again. It is a time in particular for pondering on the Passion of Jesus, and one traditional way of doing so has been to reflect on his last words, that is the seven sayings attributed to him as he was on the Cross. They are familiar, but I wonder how many people can identify... [Read More]
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Q My flatmate has just got a cat without consulting me. I feel that I can't tell her that I hate cats because she has rescued it from a home and it obviously needs somewhere to live. Do I just have to grin and bear it?A This deed of your flatmate is pretty outrageous. It's difficult to believe sh... [Read More]
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Britain's 19th-century system of trademarks is in danger of falling into disrepute because of a film producer who has made more than 4,000 claims, officials have said.Michael Gleissner has challenged President Trump, Snoop Dogg and the Apple empire on the right to use their names.The comptroller gen... [Read More]
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Parents have criticised teachers who threw a tea party for pupils with perfect attendance records while "shamed" children with poorer records looked on. Classmates at Packmoor Ormiston Academy in Stoke-on-Trent who had missed lessons "through no fault of their own" were not invited to the event,... [Read More]
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Striding through sunlit landscapes while clearing obstacles in the style of Super Mario is not something you'd expect of Parkinson's patients.However, researchers have reported significant success in using a virtual reality adventure to help people with the neurodegenerative disorder improve thei... [Read More]
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A metal detectorist who found a crashed Spitfire pilot's gold cufflink in a field has handed it to the airman's nephew, a retired RAF commander.Trevor Benson, 57, a milkman from Margate in Kent, found the cufflink engraved with the RAF crest near his home and scoured military and public records to... [Read More]
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The women who spurred the Sudanese revolution that swept aside one of Africa's most feared leaders claimed another victory last night after the army general who replaced President Bashir was forced to surrender power within hours of taking it.Lieutenant-General Awad Mohammed Ibn Auf, the defence mi... [Read More]
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A gas explosion in North Carolina in which a man died also damaged a collection of rare Porsche sports cars.The blast tore through five buildings in the university city of Durham as they were being evacuated by firefighters on account of a gas leak. It obliterated a café, killing its owner,... [Read More]
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Time For Care saved the equivalent of 1.23m GP appointments last year and is now being expanded. [Read More]
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On March 27 India launched a missile weapon that hit a satellite in orbit 300km above Earth. Destroying the satellite unleashed a shower of some 6,500 pieces of debris that are now orbiting the planet, according to Analytical Graphics (see a simulation at bit.ly/2I7os0d).This mass of flying debris c... [Read More]
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Many men in midlife — even the ones who are relatively fit — find that they have suddenly grown moobs, and that a paunch has appeared. It doesn't seem fair that this should happen, especially if you are someone who runs marathons and cycles to work every day. The reason is that as early as th... [Read More]
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PHASE ONE: WEEKS 1-4 Monday and Thursday: the muscle-building workout (30-40 min) This phase of the programme is designed to build strength and burn calories. Make sure that you do these exercises in order. This will increase the testosterone-boosting potentialPHOTOS: GRANT PRITCHARD 1 Kettlebe... [Read More]
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Ahead of this spring's municipal elections, the Carroll County Times has asked candidates to provide information on themselves and their priorities. Their responses are listed here in full. ... [Read More]
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Sardines, walnuts, salmon and mackerel These are great sources of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which act as a powerful anti-inflammatory. By lowering inflammation omega-3s help create the optimum environment for helping the body to increase testosterone production. Crab, lobster and oystersThese... [Read More]
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