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Strictly Come Dancing finalists discuss their ups, downs and future plans

[ad_1] Image caption Stacey Dooley, Joe Sugg, Ashley Roberts and Faye Tozer will compete for the coveted glitterball trophy "I was in an ice bath last night, and oh my world I've got calves."YouTube star Joe Sugg's life has changed in many ways since he started Strictly Come Dancing 14 weeks ago. "Suggs aren't known for their calves, but I can actually feel a calf now," he says proudly. "Look,
Entertainment

Kanye West vs Drake: What’s the story behind their war of words (and emojis)?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Drake (left) and Kanye West: A bitter war of words In a virtuoso overnight Twitter rant, Kanye West has addressed his ongoing feud with fellow superstar Drake.Over several hours, and more than 100 tweets, he aired grievances about Drake's lyrics, his use of the purple heart emoji and, in a sinister twist, alleged threats to West's family.The whole saga was prompted when Drake
US & World

Kosovo’s army dreamers enrage their Serbian neighbours

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption As well as a main force of 4,000, Kosovo's Security Force has 2,000 reserves If Kosovo is still committed to a Euro-Atlantic path, it has wandered dramatically off-piste in recent weeks. First it raised a 100% tariff on imports from neighbouring Serbia. Now its MPs are set to vote on raising an army. Both these measures run counter to warnings, threats and pleas from
Education

Are teachers the key to their pupils’ mental health?

[ad_1] Dozens of schools are giving students lessons in mindfulness to improve behaviour and health.Academics say the new curriculum in personal, social and health education could have a positive impact.The government is being urged to incorporate life skills into the curriculum of English secondary schools, after a pilot study found it substantially improved teenagers’ mental and physical health. [ad_2] Source link
Health

The friends who giggled their way to an incontinence business

[ad_1] Image copyright Gypsy Westwood Image caption After surgery, Judith says she wanted an everyday product that felt and looked "normal" Friends Judith and Anne turned insecurity after surgery into an environmentally friendly business called Giggle Knickers.When Judith Balcazar went in for an operation to remove a lump from her bladder, she never thought she would come out of the operating theatre with a business idea.Judith, 65, a former fashion
Education

The students who fear for their ambitions amid college cuts

[ad_1] These six young people are ambitious and determined.They are an aspiring teacher, a future social worker, a would-be accountant, a budding cardiologist, a wannabe pilot and a veterinary surgeon of tomorrow.But they fear their dreams, and those of young people like them, may be thwarted by further education funding pressures.They are all students at New City College in east London, which is closing the doors to its six campuses
Politics

Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs to turn their fire outwards

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Jeremy Corbyn says his party must "turn our fire outwards", promising MPs Labour will remain a "broad church".Several MPs who have criticised the leader have faced pressure from their constituency parties, and Mr Corbyn has recently been urged by one, Chuka Umunna, to "call off the dogs".Speaking to the Parliamentary Labour Party, Mr Corbyn said there would always be differences of opinion.Meanwhile a motion of censure