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Spending an hour a day on social media can affect kids’ happiness: study

Spending an hour a day on social media can affect kids’ happiness: study

Children who spend merely an hour each day on social media may actually feel less satisfied with their lives, a new study published by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics suggested.

Teenagers can often be seen obsessively checking their feeds on various social media sites on their mobile devices. But, researchers found that behind their smiling selfies, teenagers mightn’t be as happy as they try to show in the photos.

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British sea explorers’ log books raise new doubts about global warming

British sea explorers’ log books raise new doubts about global warming

There was the same amount of ice floating round Antarctica more than 100 years ago as there is today, a fresh analysis of data provided by the log books of two of Britain's most famous sea explorers suggested.

To the surprise of University of Reading researchers, the log books or records kept by the expeditions of Captain Robert Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton in the early years of 20th century show there has been little change in the extent of sea ice around Antarctica during the last one hundred years.

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Late-stage breast cancer more prevalent in black women than white: study

Late-stage breast cancer more prevalent in black women than white: study

The advanced stage of the deadly disease of breast cancer is more prevalent among black/African and Caribbean women than white breast cancer patients in England, a new study by Cancer Research UK and Public Health England revealed.

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2016 could mark first time when CO2 concentrations remain above 400 ppm for complete year

2016 could mark first time when CO2 concentrations remain above 400 ppm for comp

Forecast from the UK Met Office says that 2016 will most probably be the first time when the concentration of carbon dioxide will remain above 400 parts per million for the entire year. The rise in carbon dioxide levels is considered to be due to El Niño climate phenomenon.

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New epilepsy drugs taken during pregnancy may not affect child’s mental development

New epilepsy drugs taken during pregnancy may not affect child’s mental developm

A British research has unveiled that if pregnant women take the new epilepsy drugs levetiracetam and topiramate then they would not cause any harm to their infant's mental development when compared with infants born to mothers who do not take treatment for epilepsy.

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George Osborne Calls Off his 2020 Deficit Target in the Light of Present Circumstances

George Osborne Calls Off his 2020 Deficit Target in the Light of Present Circums

On Friday, in an announcement George Osborne, the U. K. Chancellor of the Exchequer or the treasury chief said that he would call off his earlier pledge to balance the government's tax and spending books by 2020.

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Does Brexit Actually Mean a New Sovereign United Kingdom or could it Create a Little England

Does Brexit Actually Mean a New Sovereign United Kingdom or could it Create a Li

Unity never comes easy and 'Brexit' may well be taken as an example. The European Union was born as a result of the World War II and after about seven decades of the post-war era now Britain wants to beak way from the twenty eight member bloc. But, with the country's exit, Britain is not the only one to face the consequences. As a whole, E. U. is facing an existential crisis.

 

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Is Capital Fleeing from Britain due to Brexit? A Much Debated Question

Is Capital Fleeing from Britain due to Brexit? A Much Debated Question

It is true that Brexit brings a risk of 'capital flight' from the UK and the fear rightfully strikes residents, officials and governments.

Times when people rush for exit there are chances of banks collapsing and the currency dropping as most people do what is rational and that is to join the queue.

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Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan, the son of a Pakistani migrant in the United Kingdom, has created history by becoming the first Muslim Mayor of the city of London.

Khanbefeated his rival Zac Goldsmith with 1,310,143 votes compared to his994,614 votes. Experts said that Mr. Khan was able to rejected attempts to taint him with links to extremism and took back the city from Labour party after eight years.

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Michael Pearson, Valeant’s Outgoing CEO Admits Dramatic Increases of Certain Drugs was a Mistake

Michael Pearson, Valeant’s Outgoing CEO Admits Dramatic Increases of Certain Dru

On Wednesday, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's outgoing CEO Mr. Pearson told a Senate committee that the company was too aggressive in radically raising its drug prices and it was a mistake. The company's new CEO and the board members promise that a change will be noticed soon.

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