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Greta Thunberg’s father: ‘She is happy, but I worry’

Greta Thunberg’s father: ‘She is happy, but I worry’

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device Greta Thunberg's father has said he thought it was "a bad idea" for his daughter to take to the "front line" of the battle against climate change.Millions of people have been inspired to join the 16-year-old in raising awareness of environmental issues.But Svante Thunberg told the BBC he was "not supportive" of his daughter skipping school for the climate strike.Mr Thunberg said Greta was much happier since becoming an activist - but that he worries about the "hate" she faces.As part of the same broadcast, guest-edited by Greta for Radio 4's Today programme, Sir David Attenborough told her she had "woken up the world" to climate change.She called Sir David on Skype from Stockholm in Sweden, where sh...
‘He came home happy and then collapsed’: Rhodes family reveal cause of death

‘He came home happy and then collapsed’: Rhodes family reveal cause of death

Entertainment
Gary Rhodes died in hospital from a bleed on the brain after collapsing in his home, his family have confirmed.The 59-year-old died yesterday after falling ill during a break in filming on a new cookery series he was working on in Dubai. Image: Rhodes was instantly recognisable when he broke on to the scene thanks to his spiky hair His family have now put out a written statement, which they say is intended to "end painful speculation" surrounding his sudden death.The statement says: "The Rhodes family can confirm that after a successful day shooting with Rock Oyster Media for ITV here in Dubai, Gary returned home in a very happy mood for a peaceful evening with his wife Jennie."After dinner, Gary unfortunately collapsed in thei...
Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy

Technology
Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world.David Marcus, head of Facebook's Libra unit, was grilled by US senators on Tuesday who expressed concern about the planned cryptocurrency, which will be run by a number of firms including Mastercard, Visa and PayPal. Facebook will incorporate the currency into its digital wallet called Calibra, while other companies will be able to use Libra in their own apps.Facing the Senate banking, housing and urban affairs committee, Mr Marcus said that Facebook understood "loud and clear" that people did not want their financial details connected to social media data.Several of the legislators raised questions about whether the social media giant co...
Happy birthday on turning 26. Now get your own health plan!

Happy birthday on turning 26. Now get your own health plan!

Finance
Like other adult things, choosing your first health insurance plan seems scary until you do it. Lots of acronyms you never heard before? Check. You know it's going to hit your wallet? Check. It's some mysterious part of your job with a lot of brochures? Check. When you're looking through your plan choices, ask yourself what's going on in your life, says Jeff Oldham, senior vice president of institutional and global markets at Benefitfocus, a benefits enrollment software company. But first, learn the following words and acronyms. When you meet with the...