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BREAKING: Cheryl announces split from Liam Payne days after her birthday

BREAKING: Cheryl announces split from Liam Payne days after her birthday

Entertainment
Cheryl has announced her split from Liam Payne.The star took to social media to break the news.Posting on the official Cheryl Twitter page she wrote: "We are sad to announce that we are going our separate ways. It's been a tough decision for us to make. We still have so much love for each other as a family. Bear is our world and we ask that you respect his privacy as we navigate our way through this together." GETTY SPLIT: Cheryl announces split from Liam Payne TWITTER/ CHERYL BREAK UP: Cheryl announces split from Liam Payne The news comes after Liam failed to publicly wish Cheryl a happy birthday yesterday.Cheryl shared a rare stunning s...
Revealed: Why days on Earth are getting longer

Revealed: Why days on Earth are getting longer

Technology
A new study has revealed days are getting longer as the Earth's rotation slows. Researchers used rock sediments to analyse the Earth's relationship to the moon 1.4 billion years ago.They discovered the moon's effect on the Earth meant a day lasted just over 18 hours back then.This is partly because the moon used to be much closer, changing the way the Earth spins on its axis, and is moving away from the planet."As the moon moves away, the Earth is like a spinning figure skater who slows down as they stretch their arms out," explained Professor Stephen Meyers, professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The moon is currently moving away from the Earth at a rate of 3.82 centimetres a year - a speed which poses tough questions for scientists.Assuming that ra...
Use This Big-Batch Trick to Cook Enough Veggies for Several Days Running

Use This Big-Batch Trick to Cook Enough Veggies for Several Days Running

Health
Then layer them into dishes throughout the week. If you’re single, are accustomed to a smaller fridge, or go out for dinner often, it can be a real mind-bender to try to think “big” when cooking.I, for one, spent years buying one avocado, one head of broccoli, one handful of snap peas. It took a real reckoning with my habits to transform my thinking, which finally occurred because my schedule filled up with work and other people. (Who wants to be the one to offer a guest a Parmesan rind and a splash of Cointreau? Nobody, that’s who.)Once you finally have the “thinking big” skill under your belt, and you’re making larger batches of stock and beans with the best of ‘em, vegetables can present the next hurdle. Maybe you want to incorporate more into your d
FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement

FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement

World
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has been sacked days before he could retire with pension rights.He was fired by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said an internal review found he leaked information and misled investigators.Mr McCabe denied the claims and said he was being targeted because of his involvement in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.Mr Trump has long accused Mr McCabe of bias in favour of the Democrats.He immediately praised Mr Sessions' decision to fire him. Skip Twitter post by @realDonaldTrumpAndrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy. Sanctimonious James Comey was his boss and made McCabe look like a choirboy. He knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the h...
15 sports, 102 medal events, 17 days – 'coldest' Winter Olympics set to begin

15 sports, 102 medal events, 17 days – 'coldest' Winter Olympics set to begin

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage timesThe 23rd Winter Olympics begin in Pyeongchang on Friday and are set to be the coldest in history.The build-up has seen relations thaw between North and South Korea, with the countries fielding a joint women's ice hockey team, while there has been controversy over the 169 Russian athletes set to compete as neutrals.Team GB have sent a record 59 athletes to South Korea - three more than at Sochi 2014 - and are aiming for their most successful Winter Games, with a medal target of five or more.Over 17 days, m...