London, May 20 (IANS) People who begin drinking alcohol during puberty are more likely to become addicts, a German study has said. Many parents think that supervised early drinking encourages children to have a more responsible attitude to alcohol. But a new study has said that those who begin to drink during puberty, tend to drink more later in life, the Daily Mail reported.
London, May 20 (IANS) Time spent by asthma patients soaking up the sun may help in the treatment of the illness, a research has said. A team of scientists at King's College London said vitamin D, which is made by the body in sunlight, calms an "over-active" part of the immune system in asthma, BBC reported. However, treating patients with vitamin D has not yet been tested
Hull (England), May 20 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal blanked Jonathan Kemp in his men's first round match while Joshana Chinappa rallied past Deon Saffery to make the women's draw at the Allam British Open Squash Championships here Monday. World No.19 Ghosal played a solid match to get past the English qualifier at the KC Stadium
Brackley, May 20 (IANS) Agreement has been reached between Mercedes and McLaren for Paddy Lowe to join the works team ahead of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix June 9. The announcement of Lowe leaving McLaren for Mercedes was made in February and the British racing engineer was supposed to join the team at the end of 2013. "Paddy will strengthen the team in the role of executive director (technical) and will work closely with team principal Ross Brawn, executive director Toto Wolff and the team's senior technical management," said a Mercedes statement Monday adding that the 51-year-old will join the Brackley outfit June 3.
Wellington, May 20 (IANS) One of the two men accused of burning alive an Indian-origin man in New Zealand Jan 30 this year owed the victim money, the police report on the case has revealed. Bryan Pelmar, 20, and Shivneel Shahil Kumar, 18, have been charged with the murder of Shalvin Prasad, 21, whose burnt body was recovered from the side of a rural road in south Auckland, Fairfax NZ News reported Monday.
London, May 20 (IANS) Arsenal beat city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs to a top-four spot in the final game of the Premier League season. The Champions League qualification was the only suspense before the last-round campaign as Wigan, Reading and OPR had already been relegated before the final day Sunday, reports Xinhua. French defender Laurent Koscielny scored from close range to earn Arsenal a 1-0 victory at Newcastle, which proved valuable as the Gunners finished just a point above fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur, who beat Sunderland with the same scoreline thanks to a last-minute goal from Gareth Bale
London, May 20 (IANS) Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said in a television interview that Britain's economy had achieved "only a modest recovery". "We are seeing a recovery
London, May 20 (IANS) Three men have been arrested after a fracas outside a gurdwara in the city of Norwich in England. Two men, aged 20 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of public disorder offences and taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre and a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and taken to Great Yarmouth for questioning after the brawl involving 10 worshippers outside the gurdwara on Old Palace Road in the city during Sunday service, the Norfolk Eastern Daily Press reported Monday. According to a witness, eight police cars arrived at the scene after the incident Sunday afternoon
London, May 20 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's abandoned pet monkey Mally has found a new home at a British animal sanctuary. Mally was confiscated last month by German customs as Bieber had no papers to bring the pet to the country
London, May 20 (IANS) British pop star Jessie J says her craze for long nails comes from her grandmother. The 27-year-old star admits she got crazy nail art and pointy tips from her grandmother, who was obsessed with the colour green, reports contactmusic.com. "My nan, ever since I can remember, has had long pointy nails.