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Aid delivered to 60% of India as millions struggle for food amid pandemic

Around 800 million people in India have started receiving aid to curb the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. India’s finance ministry announced...

Space Station astronauts return to Earth

Three astronauts safely returned to Earth after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with astronauts from Canada, Russia...

Instagram probed on body image impact of photo filters

Senior Instagram executives have said that the social network is looking at the impact appearance-changing photo filters could have on young people’s well-being. The Facebook-owned...

How the Stanford University sexual assault case continues to shame America

Former Stanford university student Brock Turner will be released from prison on Friday after completing a three-month prison sentence for sexually assaulting a woman...

Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters

Thousands of Russians have taken a dip in icy waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity which marks the birth and...

We Love the Internet

(Edited by Afolabi Thomas) Internet usage is a growing topic of interest here at London Glossy, and luckily the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have...

Internet ‘troll’ convictions soar in England

Convictions for crimes under a law in England used to prosecute internet “trolls” have increased eight-fold in a decade, official figures reveal. Last year 1,209...

Not only is bullying horrible, ‘it can shorten your life’

Being bullied at school has effects on the body that last for decades and can even shorten a person’s life, new research suggests. Scientists found...

A rise in tattoos is thought to be behind a huge decline in new blood donors

A huge increase in people getting tattoos has been blamed for a massive decline in new blood donors. Foreign travel to exotic places and people...

Obesity to overtake smoking as main cancer cause

A new report warns that one in five cancer deaths is caused by obesity. The alert came at the world’s biggest conference on cancer, which...

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1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

Lineker criticises Tottenham for furloughing staff

Gary Lineker has criticised his former club Tottenham after the Premier League club’s announcement that they will furlough 550 members of their non-playing staff. Lineker,...

Atletico Madrid players take pay cut to help support club’s staff

Atletico Madrid players will help supplement the salary of 430 club employees after agreeing a wage deal. Boss Diego Simeone and members of the club’s...
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