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Intermittent fasting - could this be the kind that works?

Every cell, every organ needs downtime to repair and reset, so limiting the hours during which you eat could benefit your health in all sorts of ways.

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Every cell, every organ needs downtime to repair and reset, so limiting the hours during which you eat could benefit your health in all sorts of ways.

Intermittent fasting - could this be the kind that works?
White Island eruption: New Zealand doctors work around the clock to treat patients’ horrific burns

New Zealand doctors work around the clock, as some of the 30 victims in hospital fight for survival with 95 per cent of burns to their bodies.

11 Dec 2019 - 11:05PM

New Zealand doctors work around the clock, as some of the 30 victims in hospital fight for survival with 95 per cent of burns to their bodies.

White Island eruption: New Zealand doctors work around the clock to treat patients’ horrific burns
US-Mexico-Canada trade deal signed after political breakthrough

Lawmakers in Washington, Ottawa and Mexico City expected to ratify Nafta replacement in coming days or weeks.

11 Dec 2019 - 7:06AM

Lawmakers in Washington, Ottawa and Mexico City expected to ratify Nafta replacement in coming days or weeks.

US-Mexico-Canada trade deal signed after political breakthrough
U2’s Bono urges Rodrigo Duterte to respect human rights, ahead of Manila concert on Joshua Tree Tour

The Irish rocker says he has ‘no plans’ to meet the Philippine president while he’s in town for U2’s first concert in the Southeast Asian country.

11 Dec 2019 - 2:21AM

The Irish rocker says he has ‘no plans’ to meet the Philippine president while he’s in town for U2’s first concert in the Southeast Asian country.

U2’s Bono urges Rodrigo Duterte to respect human rights, ahead of Manila concert on Joshua Tree Tour
Sore throat remedies - and none of them involve antibiotics

Itchy, dry and painful throats are common when you have a cold or the flu, but there are some simple, effective ways to ease your discomfort.

10 Dec 2019 - 7:00PM

Itchy, dry and painful throats are common when you have a cold or the flu, but there are some simple, effective ways to ease your discomfort.

Sore throat remedies - and none of them involve antibiotics
Olympic summit urges ‘toughest sanctions’ against those connected with Russian doping affair

Recommendation comes two days before the World Anti-Doping Agency decides whether Russia should be banned again from international competition.

8 Dec 2019 - 1:00AM

Recommendation comes two days before the World Anti-Doping Agency decides whether Russia should be banned again from international competition.

Olympic summit urges ‘toughest sanctions’ against those connected with Russian doping affair
Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge knife attack, says Usman Khan was one of its fighters

Terrorist organisation says attack was a response to calls for targeting citizens of the countries that form an alliance fighting Islamic State.

1 Dec 2019 - 7:02AM

Terrorist organisation says attack was a response to calls for targeting citizens of the countries that form an alliance fighting Islamic State.

Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge knife attack, says Usman Khan was one of its fighters
China police question man after wife’s body found stuffed in freezer in Australia

Chinese national Haoling Luo left Australia on Tuesday with his two young sons, according to reports. His wife’s body was discovered the next morning.

28 Nov 2019 - 10:21PM

Chinese national Haoling Luo left Australia on Tuesday with his two young sons, according to reports. His wife’s body was discovered the next morning.

China police question man after wife’s body found stuffed in freezer in Australia
Iran says eight CIA agents detained during fuel protest ‘conspiracy’

Suspects, whose nationalities were not disclosed, allegedly passed on information, photos and videos of unrest to US intelligence agency.

28 Nov 2019 - 7:35AM

Suspects, whose nationalities were not disclosed, allegedly passed on information, photos and videos of unrest to US intelligence agency.

Iran says eight CIA agents detained during fuel protest ‘conspiracy’
Westpac scandal: US$1.8 million goodbye for Australian bank chief resigning over money laundering

Two other top-level figures at the bank – the chairman and director – will also step back over the scandal, which saw the bank breach money-laundering laws 23 million times.

26 Nov 2019 - 8:45PM

Two other top-level figures at the bank – the chairman and director – will also step back over the scandal, which saw the bank breach money-laundering laws 23 million times.

Westpac scandal: US$1.8 million goodbye for Australian bank chief resigning over money laundering
Police raid office of Egyptian investigative media outlet Mada Masr and detain three staff

Mada Masr, which is mainly concerned with investigative reports, is among hundreds of news websites blocked by Egyptian authorities.

25 Nov 2019 - 2:46AM

Mada Masr, which is mainly concerned with investigative reports, is among hundreds of news websites blocked by Egyptian authorities.

Police raid office of Egyptian investigative media outlet Mada Masr and detain three staff
Duterte’s spokesman calls US actress Bette Midler ‘gullible talking head’

Donald Trump is the gateway to a ‘dictator’ like Philippine leader, actress had warned Americans.

25 Nov 2019 - 10:51AM

Donald Trump is the gateway to a ‘dictator’ like Philippine leader, actress had warned Americans.

Duterte’s spokesman calls US actress Bette Midler ‘gullible talking head’
Pope Francis calls for abolishing nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki visits

Pontiff urges the world to eliminate atomic weapons in his speech in the Japanese city of Nagasaki, which suffered a devastating nuclear attack at the close of World War II.

25 Nov 2019 - 4:23PM

Pontiff urges the world to eliminate atomic weapons in his speech in the Japanese city of Nagasaki, which suffered a devastating nuclear attack at the close of World War II.

Pope Francis calls for abolishing nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki visits
Netanyahu rival Gantz offers deal: you can be Israel’s PM again after two years if acquitted

Move follows Netanyahu being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

24 Nov 2019 - 6:31PM

Move follows Netanyahu being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Netanyahu rival Gantz offers  deal: you can be Israel’s PM again after two years if acquitted
10 years after Philippines’ brutal Ampatuan Massacre, activists demand justice for victims

In 2009, 58 people were killed in a brutal political slaying. The victims included 32 journalists and media workers, making the killing the deadliest single-day attack against the press in the Philippines

23 Nov 2019 - 4:09PM

In 2009, 58 people were killed in a brutal political slaying. The victims included 32 journalists and media workers, making the killing the deadliest single-day attack against the press in the Philippines

10 years after Philippines’ brutal Ampatuan Massacre, activists demand justice for victims
Christians turn to artificial intelligence to battle porn addiction

Software detects when users are accessing explicit content and sends blurred screenshot to designated ‘accountability partners’.

21 Nov 2019 - 6:12AM

Software detects when users are accessing explicit content and sends blurred screenshot to designated ‘accountability partners’.

Christians turn to artificial intelligence to battle porn addiction
US to boost military alliance with Philippines as South China Sea tensions grow

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said the US would continue to run freedom-of-navigation operations in the disputed waterway to send a message that all nations should abide by international laws

10 Dec 2019 - 4:23PM

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said the US would continue to run freedom-of-navigation operations in the disputed waterway to send a message that all nations should abide by international laws

US to boost military alliance with Philippines as South China Sea tensions grow
Philippines fines Singapore ride-hailing operator Grab, orders refunds

Since Grab took over Uber’s operations in the Philippines last year, the country’s antitrust watchdog has been monitoring its activities.

19 Nov 2019 - 3:19AM

Since Grab took over Uber’s operations in the Philippines last year, the country’s antitrust watchdog has been monitoring its activities.

Philippines fines Singapore ride-hailing operator Grab, orders refunds
No respite for flooded Venice as city issues highest weather warning

The forecast means that vast parts of the popular tourist city are once again expected to be submerged in water

16 Nov 2019 - 10:35PM

The forecast means that vast parts of the popular tourist city are once again expected to be submerged in water

No respite for flooded Venice as city issues highest weather warning
German auctioneer defends Nazi sale, including premium copy of Hitler’s Mein Kampf

Hermann Historica acknowledges it’s almost impossible to filter out bidders with ‘wrong’ ideologies, but says it has strict controls over the sale process.

16 Nov 2019 - 6:59PM

Hermann Historica acknowledges it’s almost impossible to filter out bidders with ‘wrong’ ideologies, but says it has strict controls over the sale process.

German auctioneer defends Nazi sale, including premium copy of Hitler’s Mein Kampf
Philippines deports 312 Chinese, detains 36 Japanese in crackdown on phone scams

The Chinese nationals were among 512 foreigners, including people from Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia, who were arrested last month during a raid on an office in Metro Manila.

10 Dec 2019 - 4:24PM

The Chinese nationals were among 512 foreigners, including people from Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Indonesia, who were arrested last month during a raid on an office in Metro Manila.

Philippines deports 312 Chinese, detains 36 Japanese in crackdown on phone scams
Australia’s bush fires could take ‘many weeks’ to extinguish if there’s no rain

About 1,500 firefighters are struggling to contain more than 150 bush fires raging on both the east and west coasts of Australia, with no near-term respite from the hot and dry conditions.

13 Nov 2019 - 10:31PM

About 1,500 firefighters are struggling to contain more than 150 bush fires raging on both the east and west coasts of Australia, with no near-term respite from the hot and dry conditions.

Australia’s bush fires could take ‘many weeks’ to extinguish if there’s no rain
Polish PM complains over ‘historical inaccuracies’ in Netflix Holocaust series The Devil Next Door

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the series ‘involves a map that falsely places several German Nazi concentration camps within modern-day Poland's borders’.

12 Nov 2019 - 4:43AM

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the series ‘involves a map that falsely places several German Nazi concentration camps within modern-day Poland's borders’.

Polish PM complains over ‘historical inaccuracies’ in Netflix Holocaust series The Devil Next Door
Spanish political deadlock continues as far-right surge blunts socialist win

The acting prime minister’s ruling socialists lost three seats and failed to reach absolute majority, making way for far-right groups to increase their presence

11 Nov 2019 - 2:03PM

The acting prime minister’s ruling socialists lost three seats and failed to reach absolute majority, making way for far-right groups to increase their presence

Spanish political deadlock continues as far-right surge blunts socialist win
Iraqi leaders pledge reforms as protest deaths hits 319

The country’s president, prime minister and parliament head vowed in a joint statement to combat corruption and work towards electoral reform.

10 Nov 2019 - 11:28PM

The country’s president, prime minister and parliament head vowed in a joint statement to combat corruption and work towards electoral reform.

Iraqi leaders pledge reforms as protest deaths hits 319
Bush fires tear through eastern Australia, leaving at least three dead and 150 homes razed

Victim’s remains found in car as firefighters battled record number of out-of-control blazes.

9 Nov 2019 - 11:13PM

Victim’s remains found in car as firefighters battled record number of out-of-control blazes.

Bush fires tear through eastern Australia, leaving at least three dead and 150 homes razed
Scotland’s nationalists demand re-run of 2014 independence vote amid Brexit election

Opinion polls suggest support has risen for Scottish independence since 55 per cent voted to remain part of the United Kingdom in 2014.

8 Nov 2019 - 9:15PM

Opinion polls suggest support has risen for Scottish independence since 55 per cent voted to remain part of the United Kingdom in 2014.

Scotland’s nationalists demand re-run of 2014 independence vote amid Brexit election
Queen Elizabeth has switched to fake fur – will the Buckingham Palace guards’ iconic bearskin fur caps be next to go?

Queen Elizabeth may have finally ditched real fur garments – but there’s one more famous royal clothing item which is conspicuous on every Buckingham Palace guard’s head

6 Nov 2019 - 4:20PM

Queen Elizabeth may have finally ditched real fur garments – but there’s one more famous royal clothing item which is conspicuous on every Buckingham Palace guard’s head

Queen Elizabeth has switched to fake fur – will the Buckingham Palace guards’ iconic bearskin fur caps be next to go?
‘Climate emergency’ declared by 11,000 scientists as they warn of ‘untold suffering’ if urgent action not taken

New paper proposes six steps to reduce worst effects of climate change.

6 Nov 2019 - 9:22PM

New paper proposes six steps to reduce worst effects of climate change.

‘Climate emergency’ declared by 11,000 scientists as they warn of ‘untold suffering’ if urgent action not taken
Demi Lovato gives first interview more than a year after near-fatal drug overdose: she has a lot to say and it’s all positive

Demi Lovato opens up in her first interview a year after nearly dying from an opioid overdose. The singer has struggled with issues in the past, but is feeling confident about her future.

6 Nov 2019 - 2:30AM

Demi Lovato opens up in her first interview a year after nearly dying from an opioid overdose. The singer has struggled with issues in the past, but is feeling confident about her future.

Demi Lovato gives first interview more than a year after near-fatal drug overdose: she has a lot to say and it’s all positive