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Shares jump on report China could scrap birth limits

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Chinese firms that make and sell baby products have jumped after a report said China is considering scrapping limits on the number of children a family can have.Shares in Shanghai Aiyingshi, which has a chain of shops selling baby products, climbed 10%.Xiamen Yanjan New Material, which makes material for nappies, also added 10%.Bloomberg reported that China was investigating the impact of ending a
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In defence of Archbishop Couto

[ad_1] #ChurchTargetsModi is trending today. The Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto, is facing an angry backlash after writing a letter to all parish priests in the capital, in which he asks for a prayer campaign to be launched ahead of the 2019 general elections. He has clarified that the letter does not refer to any particular regime, and that actually it is in line with the call for prayer for
Entertainment

Camila Cabello pulls out of Taylor Swift tour date with dehydration

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Camila Cabello has pulled out of performing at Taylor Swift's Reputation tour in Seattle due to dehydration.Camila says she was checked in hospital after performing at the Billboard Awards - and has been told she also has "a low grade fever".The former Fifth Harmony star tweeted: "I guess sometimes I just push myself too hard".Camila is due to perform at the BBC's Biggest Weekend in Swansea
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Karen Bradley urged to restart Stormont talks

[ad_1] Image caption Karen Bradley was urged to take "a more proactive role" in facilitating talks MPs have urged Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley to "redouble" her efforts to restart talks aimed at restoring devolution at Stormont. The call was by Westminster's Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, which also said she must outline how "urgent" decisions will be made in the interim.It said ministerial intervention is needed on key issues including
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Government could scrap some controversial NHS reforms

[ad_1] Image copyright PA The government is understood to be considering whether to scrap some of the controversial NHS reforms introduced by the coalition in England in 2012. The changes included abolishing primary care trusts and replacing them with new local clinical commissioning groups.Health campaigners and the doctors' union, the BMA, say the re-organisation was damaging and expensive.Theresa May has promised a new funding plan for the NHS in England.Speaking
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Doctors explain Michael Jackson’s impossible dance move

[ad_1] Image copyright Manjul Tripathi Neurosurgeons have described in detail how Michael Jackson achieved biomechanically impossible dance moves in his music video Smooth Criminal.In the 1987 routine, Michael leans from the ankle at a 45 degree angle, while keeping his body straight as a rod.The illusion, which many have tried to copy, was thanks to specially designed shoes and the artist's core strength.The spine experts warn others against attempting the
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Can you live without your phone?

[ad_1] Q.If you forget your phone at home, do you:Q.Do you use your phone in the loo?Q.When your phone rings, beeps, do you feel an intense urge to check for texts, tweets, emails, updates, etc.?Q.Do you find yourself mindlessly passing time on a regular basis by staring at your phone?Q.Have you turned off any notifications on your phone?Q.Has time on your phone caused sleep problems, neck pain?Q.Do you have an
Technology

Sony buys controlling stake in EMI record label

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Sony is set to announce its latest strategic plan for growth later on Tuesday Sony says it has agreed to buy a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing for $2.3bn (£1.71bn) as it looks to boost its music portfolio. The deal would mean Sony would indirectly own about 90% of the record label and its some two million songs by artists from Queen and
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Manchester Arena attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP A cathedral service, a minute's silence and a sing-along vigil will mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack.Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on 22 May 2017.Prime Minister Theresa May and Prince William will attend the memorial service at Manchester Cathedral. The national minute's silence will start at 14:30