Health

Worry less about children’s screen use, parents told

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Parents should worry less about how much time their children spend using screens, paediatricians have said.The first UK guidance on screen use for children says there is little evidence that it is harmful in itself.But experts say it is important that the use of devices does not replace healthy activities, such as sleep, exercising and time with family. The guidance avoids setting screen time limits,
Business

Why wealthy sports stars get passionate about charity

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpeaking ahead of his fight with Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury said he wants to help homeless people by donating some of his prize moneyNew year, new ideas, time to broaden your horizons? For sporting stars, this might involve participating in a high-profile charitable campaign. After all, nothing announces your arrival as a sporting legend quite like attaching your name to a
Entertainment

L Devine: ‘Girls can write about more than being sexy’

[ad_1] Image copyright L Devine Christmas came early for L Devine this year. Six weeks early, to be precise.In mid-November the 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Whitley Bay was named on YouTube's list of ones to watch for next year, alongside BBC Sound of 2019 listees Mahalia, Octavian, Grace Carter and Slowthai. Remarkable really, considering - unlike all of the above - she'd never even played a proper live gig.That all changed
Entertainment

Michelle Keegan vlogs about her cervical cancer screening

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The actress said she would use excuses to avoid the test Michelle Keegan has urged women to go for smear tests in an Instagram post about her own test.The actress admitted she had been putting it off "for quite a long time", ignoring numerous letters."I was really apprehensive", she wrote, and would use the excuse of being "too busy", before adding: "Let's face it
Entertainment

Idris Elba writes stage show about life after Nelson Mandela

[ad_1] Image copyright David Sandison Image caption Idris Elba said he had been wanting to work with Kwame Kwei-Armah for years Idris Elba has co-written a stage show about life in South Africa after Nelson Mandela, which will have its premiere in Manchester next summer.The Luther star has written Tree with Kwame Kwei-Armah, the new artistic director of London's Young Vic theatre.Elba played the late South African president in the
Technology

Five things to know about Red Dead Redemption 2

[ad_1] Image copyright Rockstar The hotly anticipated game Red Dead Redemption 2 is due for release on Friday (26 October).The western-style adventure is set in the aftermath of a failed train robbery and is actually the prequel to the original 2010 title.It's the first major release for studio Rockstar Games since the launch of Grand Theft Auto V in 2013.Reviewers have praised its advanced graphics and storytelling, but the studio
Entertainment

Tina Turner opens up about son’s suicide

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTina Turner: "I am really proud of what my future as a star became"Tina Turner has opened up about her son's suicide earlier this year.Craig Turner was 59 when he was found dead in July at his Los Angeles home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Speaking to BBC News, Tina Turner said he had seemed fulfilled in both his professional and personal
US & World

Elon Musk reaches deal over tweets about taking Tesla private

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is Elon Musk?Elon Musk must step down as Tesla chair and pay a fine after reaching a deal with US regulators over tweets he posted about taking the firm private.It follows Thursday's decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to sue Mr Musk for alleged securities fraud.Under the deal, Mr Musk will remain as Tesla CEO but will step