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Is England a healthy nation?

The annual Health Survey for England has been published. The poll of 10,000 people is essentially the stock-take of the nation’s health, measuring everything from exercise habits to happiness. So what does it tell us about the health and wellbeing of people in England? 1. Obsessed with weight, but with good reason Nearly half of people are trying to lose weight. To do that, people are using a variety of different approaches from signing up to a gym to using fitness apps. But given the levels of obesity and numbers…

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Palaszczuk slams One Nation on sex claims

Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk has described as “complete nonsense” One Nation’s “atrocious” claims over the controversial Safe Schools program. The party’s state leader, Steve Dickson, on Saturday claimed primary school students were being taught how to masturbate under the program. Steve Dickson with One Nation leader Pauline Hanson.  “We are having little kids in grade four at school, young girls being taught by teachers how to masturbate, how to strap on dildos, how to do this sort of stuff – that is the real problem in this country.” But an angry…

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Fats Domino's Infectious Rhythms Set a Nation in Motion

Squabbling over the precise origins of the worldwide cultural phenomenon called Rock ’n’ Roll has long been a favorite pastime of academic researchers and lay music lovers alike. Some say Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm, who in 1951 released the exuberant automotive ode “Rocket 88,” deserve credit for kicking the movement off in earnest. Others place “Rock Around the Clock” hitmaker Bill Haley, guitar lick maestro Chuck Berry, or the gyrating hips of Elvis Presley at the center of the story. Ultimately, pinning the genius of Rock ’n’ Roll…

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Revealed: The most expensive player for every top 20 ranked nation

Friday, September 8, 2017 The 2017 summer transfer window has finally shut and after all the dust has settled we know exactly what’s going on. Well, that’s unless you’re Leicester City and Adrien Silva. Across Europe, vast record-breaking sums of money have changed hands for superstars who come from countries around the globe. But who are the most expensive players from each of the top 20 ranked nations in the world? Click the right arrow above to find out… Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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The Bachelor's Alex Nation finds love with a woman after Richie Strahan split

After splitting with former The Bachelor Richie Strahan earlier this year, Alex Nation has fallen for another. The model and mother-of-one, 26, from Mount Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula, has turned to her fellow Frankston Bombers WFL teammate Maegs (Maegan) Luxa, a chef from Langwarrin, for support after her breakup with Strahan. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Private Sydney: Lisa Wilkinson had a saboteur? Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:47 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Bachelor Australia: Richie follows his heart Bachelor Richie Strahan has fallen for Melbourne single mother Alexandra Nation in…

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The Bachelor's Richie Strahan and Alex Nation 'split'

After months of speculation, it’s splitsville for last year’s The Bachelor Richie Strahan and his chosen one, Alex Nation. Both have yet to comment on their breakup, but it’s believed that Nation, 26, is well and truly over the Perth rope technician, 32, as she makes her son Elijah, 6, modelling and playing AFL her priorities. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Clip: Sharknado 5 Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:23 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Video duration 02:03 Bachelor Australia: Richie follows his … Bachelor Australia: Richie follows his…

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Posting children's photos on social media divides nation

Parents are divided about whether it is right to post photos of one’s children to social media, according to a study by the UK’s communications watchdog. Ofcom reported that just over half of parents it surveyed said they avoided what it termed “sharenting” altogether. A desire to protect the privacy of under-18s was the most commonly given reason, it said. But about one in five parents said they posted such images at least once a month, the regulator added. The figures are contained in the organisation’s annual Communications Market Report….

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