Screen time linked to lower levels of happiness in teenagers, study finds

Teenagers who spend long periods of time staring at their phones, TVs and computer screens might see more of an effect than just square eyes. Researchers at San Diego State University have found that adolescents who spend substantial amounts of time in front of screen devices are distinctly less happy than those who mostly engaged in face-to-face social interactions. Just one hour ...

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Britney Spears announces UK and European tour including Brighton Pride – how to get tickets

Britney Spears is bringing her Las Vegas show to the UK, announcing various tour dates across the country.  Britney: Piece Of Me will first come to Brighton, the singer headlining the city’s Pride Festival on the 4 August.  After touring multiple other European countries — including Germany, Norway, and Sweden — Spears returns on the 17 August to play Scarborough. ...

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Arsenal in talks over transfer of Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsene Wenger confirms

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal “are not close to doing any deals” but revealed that the club are in talks with Borussia Dortmund for forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis flew out to Dortmund over the weekend to try to force through a deal which would see Aubameyang follow his former teammate Henrikh Mkhitayran to the Emirates, following ...

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Westminster today – live updates: Theresa May faces Cabinet revolt over funding for NHS crisis

Theresa May will face a revolt over NHS spending from her top team as Boris Johnson is expected to use a Cabinet meeting to urge the Prime Minister for a £100m-a-week funding increase for the health service. Conservative MPs have ramped up pressure on the Prime Minister in recent days, accusing her of failing to act on the NHS and social care crisis after she ...

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Isis steps up online propaganda war after defeat in Raqqa warning, 'We are in your home'

The man with the Isis scarf appears to be playing a kind of jihadist peekaboo. In the photo, he hides his features behind the terrorist group’s infamous logo but shows just enough background scenery so viewers can recognise his location: New York’s Central Park, in wintertime. “We are in your home,” reads the photo’s simple caption, posted online a few days ...

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Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool plus Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang latest and done deals

The January transfer window is one of the biggest and best we’ve seen with Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool hitting the headlines. Alexis Sanchez is finally a Manchester United player after completing his long-awaited move on Monday evening. Henrikh Mkhitaryan heads in the opposite direction to Arsenal in the most high profile swap deal the Premier League has ever seen. The ...

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Nigel Farage says Henry Bolton 'could be Ukip's Jeremy Corbyn'

Nigel Farage has handed the embattled Ukip chief Henry Bolton a lifeline, suggesting he could be the party’s version of Jeremy Corbyn and have his leadership  saved by the rank and file members. Referring to the vote of no confidence passed by Labour MPs in the summer of 2016 in Mr Corbyn, the former Ukip chief said: “As one party ...

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Fort Lauderdale: how to shop and dine in style

US Route 1 runs from the Canadian border to Key West at the southern tip of Florida, slicing through Fort Lauderdale, yet at the centre of the city it conveniently dives beneath the river. So the downtown area is on a human scale, with Las Olas Boulevard the axis of indulgence. The Sunshine State has many mega-malls, offering outstanding value. But ...

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Tunisia holidays: Why tourists should look beyond the beach and discover its ancient Roman heritage

“Carthago delenda est” – or, “Carthage must be destroyed” – was a favourite phrase of Roman orator Cato the Elder. It took until 146BC and an emphatic victory in the Third Punic War for his punchline to be delivered. Rome’s vengeful legions levelled the city and sold its population into slavery. Today, Tunisia is again reeling in the wake of ...

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Emily Skye: Fitness blogger gets real about how pregnancy changed her body

A fitness blogger has opened up about the pressure on women to regain their pre-baby bodies post-partum.  Emily Skye, a famous Australian fitness personality, recently gave birth to her first child – a little girl called Mia Elise Redmond. But, despite saying she would commit to a strict training regime once the nine months were over, Skye admits her priorities ...

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