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Daylight saving time: How it affects your sleep, and tips to adjust to the extra hour

Daylight saving time: How it affects your sleep, and tips to adjust to the extra hour

Health
It’s here, some people’s favorite weekend between Halloween and Thanksgiving –- the end of Daylight Saving Time. Remember to “fall back” this Sunday – most of our nation gets a bonus. But don't make a common mistake: Turning that extra hour into an extra hour of sleep. We'll explain, but first, the basics. November 4 at 2 a.m., most of the country will move from Daylight Saving Time (DST) to Standard Time (ST). No. If you live in Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and most of Arizona, your clocks will stay the same. For the rest of you –- enjoy your bonus hour. Janet Kennedy, PhD., clinical psychologist and founder of NYC Sleep Doctor, says the best strategy is to switch to the new time right away -- stick to ...
Uber drivers stage 24 hour strike over employee rights

Uber drivers stage 24 hour strike over employee rights

Technology
Uber drivers are striking across the UK over the next 24 hours as the company continues to appeal against a court ruling giving them employee rights. Although not all of the ride-hailing company's drivers will be on strike, members of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) will not be using the app for 24 hours from 1pm on Tuesday.Instead, they gathered outside of the company's offices in London, Birmingham and Nottingham to demand fairer pay and to be treated under the conditions of a 2016 court ruling.The IWGB is calling on potential passengers to show solidarity with striking drivers by not using the app during this period, as it calls for the company to cease delaying the implementation of the court ruling.Uber lost a court battle two years ago when an em...
EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

Technology
European authorities are planning to slap internet companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook with big fines if they don't take down extremist content within one hour. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech Wednesday that the Commission is proposing the new rules as part of efforts to step up the bloc's security. He said that removing material within an hour is important because it's "the critical window in which the greatest damage is done." The EU's executive body said "propaganda that prepares, incites or glorifies acts of terrorism" must be taken offline. Content would be flagged up by national authorities, who would issue removal orders to the internet companies hosting it. Those companies would be given one hour to delete it. The proposal , which still ...
BBC pay: Gary Lineker's £18K an hour has fans seeing red over host's salary

BBC pay: Gary Lineker's £18K an hour has fans seeing red over host's salary

Entertainment
The Match Of The Day host went from Three Lions hero to villain after angry supporters claimed his £1.8million-a-year salary would pay for 68 soldiers or 80 nurses.Fans claimed they tuned into the weekly football show to see the matches – not Lineker.Others pledged to boycott Walkers Crisps while he remained the star of the company’s TV adverts.GETTYBACKLASH: Fans last night turned on Gary Lineker over his BBC wagesWhich teams have topped MOTD running order the most often? STARSPORT count down the Premier League teams that have topped the running order on Match of the Day most often this season.GETTY 6-. Arsenal - Once The backlash came after Lineker was named as the Beeb’s second-biggest earner behind Chris Evans. “Lineker became the best paid from p