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Young will pick up climate change bill, advisers warn

Young will pick up climate change bill, advisers warn

Science
Young people will be left to pick up the bill for climate change because politicians are dodging the issue, a UK report warns.The government must act faster to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from road traffic, homes and farming, the Committee on Climate Change says.Without action, the coming generation will have to pay much more to curb emissions in a heating world. The government says it is committed to being a world leader on climate change. It will introduce its low-carbon transport plan soon.Why does this matter?The advisers are "acutely concerned" at the UK's lack of progress in cutting the carbon emissions overheating the planet.The committee says the UK made a good start with the power industry but emissions cuts have ...
Too much, too young? Tallia Storm barely covers undercarriage in skimpy swimsuit

Too much, too young? Tallia Storm barely covers undercarriage in skimpy swimsuit

Entertainment
Good Lie songstress and Celebs Go Dating star Tallia Storm certainly turned up the heat as she wore a very racy swimsuit while in Cannes.Seb Morris' ex is in the French resort for the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival.And she certainly made sure she grabbed attention in her latest swimwear.The 19-year-old barely kept her privates covered as she donned a skimpy yellow bikini on a boat trip. FLYNET/SPLASH NEWS SKIMPY: Tallia barely covered her nether regions in her saucy swimsuit FLYNET/SPLASH NEWS RISQUÉ: The pop princess certainly dared to bare in her swimwear The saucy number was so high-cut that it put the starlet thigh-brow on full disp...
Shaw can be one of the best in the world, says Man Utd team-mate Young

Shaw can be one of the best in the world, says Man Utd team-mate Young

Sports
International friendly: Netherlands v EnglandVenue: Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam Date: Friday, 23 March Time: 19:45 GMTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website.Manchester United defender Luke Shaw can be "one of the best in the world", says team-mate Ashley Young.Shaw, 22, was publicly criticised by manager Jose Mourinho after he was substituted during Saturday's 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final win over Brighton.Young, 32, has been Mourinho's first-choice left-back for much of the season and - unlike Shaw - was named in the England squad for their friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy."He's a fantastic player," said Young.Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand withdraws from England squad with back in...
Facebook 'no place' for young children

Facebook 'no place' for young children

Technology
More than 100 child health experts are urging Facebook to withdraw an app aimed at under-13s.In an open letter to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, they call Messenger Kids an "irresponsible" attempt to encourage young children to use Facebook.Young children are not ready to have social media accounts, they say.Facebook says the app was designed with online safety experts in response to parental calls for more control over how their children used social media.It is a simplified, locked-down version of Facebook's Messenger app, requiring parental approval before use, and data generated from it is not used for advertising.The open letter says: "Messenger Kids will likely be the first social media platform widely used by elementary school children [four- to -11-year-olds]. "But a growing body of...
Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds

Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds

Health
The number of women in their late 20s who filled a prescription for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicine skyrocketed by 700 percent between 2003 and 2015, according to a report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the uptick in the percentage of American women who use ADHD medicine was most pronounced among those ages 25 to 29, the report also stated that the number of women ages 15 to 44 with private health insurance who filled a prescription for ADHD medicine increased by 344 percent between 2003 and 2015. Women in the 30 to 34 age group had the second-highest percent increase -- 560 percent -- in the number of prescriptions filled for ADHD medicine. The findings, published today in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly R...