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Louis Tomlinson's sister Lottie breaks silence after the death of their sister Félicité

Entertainment
The model, who is the sister of One Direction legend Louis Tomlinson, took to Instagram to share a couple of snaps from when her and Félicité were children.Lottie captioned the shot: "My Fizzy, my baby sister, my best friend."I’m incomplete without you, I’m empty."I can’t picture my life without you."She added: "I wish we could have lived life together for a little longer."Mama needed you and you needed her, you’re finally together again. I love you always, Dotty."Félicité was just 18-years-old when she suffered a heart attack at her West London home last week. A Met Police spokesman confirmed the YouTube star's passing in a statement saying: "Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 12.52pm to a residential address in S...
Blood pressure drug linked to death risk, study says

Blood pressure drug linked to death risk, study says

Health
March 18 (UPI) -- A well-known drug used to control blood pressure and angina has been linked to out-of-hospital heart failure, a new study says. High-doses of either nifedipine or amlodipine, two forms of the drug dihydropyridine, are both associated with a high risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to findings presented Monday at EHRA 2019. "Nifedipine and amlodipine are often used by many cardiologists and other physicians, and the choice often depends on the prescriber's preference and personal experience," Hanno Tan, a researcher at Academic Medical Center and study author, said in a news release. "Both drugs are generally considered to be equally effective and safe and neither has been associated with sudden cardiac arrest." Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart quivers ...
Death and desperation in Syria as IS makes final stand

Death and desperation in Syria as IS makes final stand

World
By Alex Rossi, Middle East correspondent, in Baghouz, Syria Islamic State is all but finished - what is left of the terror group's land tells the story of an organisation whose fall is as spectacular as its rise.We drove through deserted streets to the town of Baghouz where IS is making its last stand. The buildings have been pummelled from the air.They were once Daesh (Islamic State) positions. Image: The area is still trapped with mines and bombs, which Syrian forces have been clearing But the advance of Kurdish forces is cautious. The area is booby-trapped with mines and roadside bombs.Slowly they are being cleared but it is dangerous and unforgiving work. More from Islamic State The area ...
Crypto wallets emptied months before exchange boss's death

Crypto wallets emptied months before exchange boss's death

World
Questions have been raised by auditors after digital wallets expected to contain millions in cryptocurrency were found to be empty following the death of Quadriga CX founder Gerald Cotten.Mr Cotten, 30, died "due to complications with Crohn's disease" while travelling to open an orphanage in India in December, according to his wife Jennifer Robertson. He held "sole responsibility" for handling the $ 190m (£110m) his company looked after, and no other members of the Canada-based QuadrigaCX team could access the stored funds, according to Mrs Robertson.She said the cryptocurrency and normal money was in "cold storage" - where the company, or just Mr Cotten in this case, holds the key, not the client. Image: QuadrigaCX employees cannot access ...