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Children 'exercise less as they get older'

Children 'exercise less as they get older'

Health
The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of five and 12.Figures suggest that by the final year of primary school, just 17% of pupils are doing the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day.A spokesman for Public Health England described the drop in activity levels as "concerning".More than a third of children in England are overweight by the time they leave primary school.A new survey from Public Health England and Disney looked at the effects of physical activity on children's emotional wellbeingMore than 1,000 children aged five to 11 were questioned, with their parents acknowledging that being active made their children feel happier (79%), more confident (72%), and more sociable (74%).But the survey also found that children'...
IS brides explain why they joined the 'Caliphate'

IS brides explain why they joined the 'Caliphate'

World
What could possibly persuade women from Germany, Indonesia or Russia to leave peaceful nations for a new life in a pariah 'state' at war with all around and with streets soaked in the blood of its victims?For Difansa Rachmani, it seems, the answer is health care.A mother-of-three at the time of her immigration to the so called Islamic State in the summer of 2015 - two months after 'the Caliphate' was declared - she told Sky News she made the journey because she'd been promised surgery.She said she had also been promised help with her autistic three-year-old who could not walk.Difansa chose, she said, to "put to one side" the atrocities she knew about from the internet.Video:British IS recruiter 'stuck in Raqqa'On her arrival she was indeed treated for her condition. As was her son who was ...
What do Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They are part of 'gray divorce' trend

What do Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They are part of 'gray divorce' trend

Finance
What do Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Al Gore have in common? They were all part of an increasing trend called the "gray divorce." Gray divorce is a term for what happens after 20-plus years of marriage to unhappily wed people in their 50s or older.Among U.S. adults ages 50 and up, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s. In 2015, for every 1,000 married persons in that age category, 10 divorced — up from five in 1990, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau. Among those ages 65 and older, the divorce rate has roughly tripled since 1990, reaching six people per 1,000 married persons in 2015.Of course, when it comes to retirement, whatever money the divorcing couple has needs to be divided — often after an expensive