Could populism actually be good for democracy?

The long read: A wave of populist revolts has led many to lose faith in the wisdom of people power. But such eruptions are essential to the vitality of modern politics Everyone seems to agree that democracy is under attack. What is surprising is how many of its usual friends…

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British study reveals fall in muscle strength of 10-year-olds

Children becoming physically weaker found team who measured handgrip, arm-hangs and sit-ups in Essex children Schoolchildren are becoming physically weaker, according to researchers who have studied how the muscle strength of 10-year-olds has changed over recent years. The team says 10-year-olds have become heavier and taller since 1998, meaning that…

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Serena Williams covers Divinyls hit for breast cancer awareness

Tennis star strips off and sings I Touch Myself to remind women to self-check Serena Williams has produced a new video to promote breast cancer awareness in which she covers her bare chest with her hands and sings a cover of The Divinyls hit I Touch Myself. The video is…

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