Tottenham Hotspur could face a striker crisis after leading scorer Harry Kane was injured during stoppage time in their damaging 1-0 defeat by Manchester United in the English Premier League. With the in-form South Korean Son Heung-min playing his last match before heading off to the Asia Cup, the last thing manager Mauricio Pochettino needed […]
HIGH blood pressure symptoms aren’t easy to spot because in the majority of the cases they don’t show. But if an emergency hypertensive crisis occurs, which can have life-threatening consequences, the signs may be more obvious. Six symptoms may become apparent in the eyes.
Benzodiazepines, a group of sedatives that include medications like Valium, Xanax and Ativan, have been prescribed for half a century. But when combined with opioids, the results can be lethal.
Theresa May pressures MPs to back Brexit deal while Jeremy Corbyn accuses the PM of plunging the country into crisis
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Theresa May has made a new year plea for MPs to back her Brexit deal. But her DUP partners in government warned that unless significant changes were made, they would vote against them. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, accused May of plunging the country into crisis and making a mess of […]
OZY introduced you to Hossain Toufique Imam earlier this month. He is a political adviser to the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who has just won a landslide reelection. Short, bald and soft-spoken, Hossain Toufique Imam wouldn’t dare take credit for any of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s accomplishments. But as the nation of 165 […]
100 years ago, a train carrying Spanish flu pulled into Calgary. Within weeks, Alberta was in crisis
While those in the prime of their life were victims of both the war and the flu, the war took young men. Women (mainly volunteer nurses and expecting mothers), Indigenous people, and members of the working class were hardest hit by the influenza.
As Washington is determined to leave the landmark INF Treaty, it seems Moscow is looking for a response. Russian media has cited diplomatic sources as saying that Moscow is eyeing a strategic air base off Venezuela’s coast. The arrival of two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers to Venezuela earlier this month has provoked a nervous reaction […]
HIGH blood pressure symptoms don’t always show, making it difficult to detect the condition, but if a severe increase in blood pressure happens four signs may occur. Ignored or left untreated this can lead to a stroke.
It could be lonely this Christmas for Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May, with the leaders of France and Britain going into the festive season facing two very different crises: Yellow Vests and Brexit pests. France and Britain have been bitter rivals for centuries, and now it appears they’re attempting to outdo each other once again […]
Chiara Zarmati Early in Dopesick, a book examining how Purdue Pharma helped addict an alarming number of Americans to opioids, Beth Macy writes about the army of drug reps who pushed the painkiller OxyContin. In its approach to sales, Macy shows, Purdue was scientific. Using information purchased from a data-mining firm, the company determined which […]