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Prince Philip: World leaders and royals send heartfelt sympathy

Prince Philip: World leaders and royals send heartfelt sympathy

World
Monarchs, heads of state and prime ministers across the world, past and present, have sent heartfelt tributes following the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the age of 99.Spain's king and queen telegrammed "Dear Aunt Lilibet" to mourn the passing of "Dear Uncle Philip".Along with tributes from Europe's royal households, many Commonwealth nations praised his exceptional public service.They paid tribute to a life of duty, purpose and devotion to the Queen."He was a heck of a guy... 99 years old, he never slowed down at all," said US President Joe Biden. All living former US presidents also sent tributes.PA MediaThe duke, whose death was announced by Buckingham Palace on Friday, accompanied the Queen during hundreds of overseas visits.'Cherish the memories'Prince Philip had blood...
Whisker simulation shows how follicles send sensory touch signals to mammal brains

Whisker simulation shows how follicles send sensory touch signals to mammal brains

Science
April 1 (UPI) -- For many animals, whiskers offer what fingers provide humans -- invaluable sensory information. Though aware of their importance, scientists have struggled to understand exactly how whiskers work. Part of the problem is that the most important part of the whisker, as a source of sensory signals, is hidden beneath the skin inside the follicle. Advertisement To better understand the mechanics of mammalian whiskers, researchers combined new anatomical observations with sophisticated digital simulations. The analysis, detailed Thursday in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, suggests the base of the whisker forms an S-shaped bend inside the follicle when it brushes against an object, pulling on some sensory cells and pushing on others. "Although researchers have examined ...

Democrats want to send more unemployment benefits. Some workers never got the last round

Finance
Volunteers load shopping bags with food assistance for laid off workers at a food distribution event on Dec. 12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida.Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesDemocrats are poised to send more unemployment benefits to laid-off workers. Meanwhile, some workers are still waiting on the last tranche, authorized months ago.A $ 900 billion Covid relief bill signed Dec. 27 extended jobless benefits to March 14 and raised them by $ 300 a week.In Wisconsin, officials estimate self-employed and gig workers won't get that extra aid until at least April 21 — almost four months later.Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwardsOther workers who had exhausted their state benefits just began receiving the extended aid on Thursday, according to Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development....
Liverpool 1-4 Man City: Alisson errors help send leaders five points clear

Liverpool 1-4 Man City: Alisson errors help send leaders five points clear

Sports
Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section Premier LeagueManchester City took a potentially decisive hold on the Premier League title race as they thrashed Liverpool at Anfield - helped by a virtuoso performance by Phil Foden and a nightmare display from the champions' goalkeeper Alisson.City's comprehensive triumph, their first at Anfield since 2003 and Pep Guardiola's first away to Liverpool as a manager, was achieved in such comfort that they were able to recover from Ilkay Gundogan's first-half penalty miss.Gundogan, who skied his spot-kick after Fabinho fouled Raheem Sterling, made amends when he put City ahead four minutes into the second period, after Alisson could only push out Foden's shot.Mohamed Salah equalised for Liverpool from the spot just after the hour after h...
Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

Sports
After the international break the Premier League returns with a bang today and there are some tasty games in store. Here are talkSPORT’s top betting tips and predictions for three stand-out clashes, kicking off with a massive showdown in north London… GETTY It’s Mourinho vs Guardiola on Saturday – who will come out on top? Tottenham vs Man City – Saturday, 5.30pm (LIVE on talkSPORT) Two of the most decorated managers of all-time face off in a mouthwatering clash on Saturday evening. Pep Guardiola has the edge over Jose Mourinho so far in their trophy-laden careers – he’s tasted more victories over his great rival than any other boss he’s faced. But Guardiola’s City side have lost three times already this season and Mourinho’s Spurs have been flying –...