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France teacher attack: Four pupils held over beheading

France teacher attack: Four pupils held over beheading

World
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Apple launches four new 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models – including first ‘iPhone Mini’

Apple launches four new 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models – including first ‘iPhone Mini’

Technology
A month after holding its first September event for years without announcing a new iPhone, Apple has released four models in its new iPhone 12 range, all of which are 5G-compatible.They include a new line for Apple in the iPhone 12 Mini, which measures just 5.4in from corner to corner - making it the smallest 5G device available in the world - and will retail for £699 from 6 November. At the higher-end, there are two iPhone 12 Pro phones, with a large 6.5in display and a mammoth 6.7in display, will be available for £999 and £1,099 respectively. Image: The new iPhone 12 range The launch event: Here are the announcementsThe iPhone 12 Pro will be available for pre-order for £799 on 16 October, on the same schedule as the normal iPhone 12
Giving babies Weetabix from four months ‘worth exploring’

Giving babies Weetabix from four months ‘worth exploring’

Health
Introducing gluten to a baby's diet before six months may prevent children developing coeliac disease, research suggests.The findings are "really exciting" but larger trials are needed before any benefits can be confirmed, says the King's College London team.Current advice is that babies should only be given solids from six months.Coeliac disease is caused by a bad reaction to gluten, found in wheat, barley and rye. It affects around 1% of children and adults, and can cause symptoms such as diarrhoea, bloating and vomiting, because of damage caused to the lining of the gut.Scientists have discovered that introducing tiny doses of peanuts in children with severe peanut allergies could slowly build up their tolerance, and the same approach is being tried wi...
Texas Rangers’ Corey Kluber to miss at least four weeks due to shoulder injury

Texas Rangers’ Corey Kluber to miss at least four weeks due to shoulder injury

Sports
July 27 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers pitcher and two-time American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber could miss the remainder of the season because of a right shoulder injury. The team announced Monday that Kluber underwent an MRI, which revealed a Grade 2 tear of the teres major muscle in the back of his right shoulder. The club said he will be shut down from throwing for at least four weeks and will move to the injured list. Advertisement "It's a blow, there is no getting around it," Rangers President and general manager Jon Daniels told reporters Monday. "Felt like he was in a really good spot, had no physical issues at all. In talking to him today, he feels better than he has in years physically. No indication that this was coming. He was throwing the ball really well." Daniels said...
CDC: Three of four Americans wear masks to prevent COVID-19 spread

CDC: Three of four Americans wear masks to prevent COVID-19 spread

Health
July 14 (UPI) -- More than 75 percent of American adults wear face coverings when out in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to a survey released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The percentage of people who reported complying with agency recommendations to wear a face mask increased by about 13 percentage points from April to May, when just under 62 percent of Americans surveyed reported using them, the CDC researchers said. Advertisement Face coverings have become a politically divisive issue as states have started to relax social distancing measures put in place to contain the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. CDC researchers said the survey did not specifically address these issues. "Continuing to track the sociodemographic differences an...