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Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies after lung cancer battle

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies after lung cancer battle

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Easy Rider actor and writer Peter Fonda has died aged 79 after respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family have said.The son of actor Henry Fonda and the brother of actress Jane Fonda died at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning. Image: Peter Fonda in the 1969 road movie classic Easy Rider In a statement his family said: "While we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life."In honour of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom."Fonda was born in New York in 1940 to Hollywood star Henry and his socialite wife Frances Ford Seymour. Advertisement He carved his own path ...
32 Easy Meals for Families

32 Easy Meals for Families

Health
Try this recipe: Spicy Braised Carrots, Fennel, and Chickpeas Sick of boring broccoli? Switch up your side dish game with this braised two-veggie dish instead. Shallots, garlic, and oregano add a flavorful kick to a combination of carrots, fennel, and protein-packed chickpeas. This dish tastes even better a day after cooking, so it’s the perfect make-ahead option for busy weeknights. Ingredients: Fennel, carrots, shallots, chickpeas, harissa, garlic, white wine, chicken or vegetable broth, lemon juice, couscous, parsley, oregano, avocado oil Calories: 218
‘Cancer screening should be as easy as booking a flight’

‘Cancer screening should be as easy as booking a flight’

Health
Making an appointment for breast and cervical cancer screening should be as simple as booking a plane ticket online, says the man behind an overhaul of the current system in England.Prof Sir Mike Richards said text reminders and out-of-hours appointments were also a good idea.Cervical screening or smear-test rates are at their lowest for a decade.His interim report calls for technology to be used to stop the decline so more lives can be saved.There are three national cancer screening programmes in England: Cervical screening - offered to women aged 25 to 64, every three years for women aged up to 49 and every five years from 50 to 64 Breast screening - offered to women aged 50 to 70, with women over 70 able to self-refer for scre...