Michelangelo’s fingerprint possibly found on 500-year-old statue

Michelangelo’s fingerprint possibly found on 500-year-old statue

A fingerprint that likely belonged to world renowned artist and Renaissance man, Michelangelo, has just been discovered on a wax statue he built approximately 500 years ago. Art historians and researchers at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum believe Michelangelo may have pressed his thumb into it, leaving behind a mark. ...

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Coffee & liver health

Coffee & liver health

All kinds of coffee could lower the risk of chronic liver disease, fatty liver disease, liver cancer, and deaths from chronic liver disease. That’s according to a large new study from researchers at the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, published in the journal BMC Public Health. ...

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Scientists uncover the earliest samples of bubonic plague in human history

Scientists uncover the earliest samples of bubonic plague in human history

The earliest known strain of the bubonic plague has been discovered in the body of a man buried in Latvia approximately 5,000 years ago. Research since the discovery has concluded that this strain materialized around 7,100 years ago and was not nearly as destructive as many of the other strains...

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Soho Music Month: Free music and culture festival July 2021

Soho Music Month: Free music and culture festival July 2021

Neighbouring central London districts Carnaby and Soho unite with a free month-long celebration throughout July. A series of activations will include talks, exhibitions, music history tours and a one day record market on 18th July with Independent Label Market who will curate an incredible line-up of emerging record labels Exhibitions,...

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Free course for young people in Kensington & Chelsea to support careers in construction

Free course for young people in Kensington & Chelsea to support careers in construction

Kensington and Chelsea Council, in partnership with the Construction Youth Trust is supporting a new, free five-day ‘Community Project’ for local young people aged 16-19 to build practical skills in the construction space. Running from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August, 10am to 3.30pm, the Community Project offers the chance...

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Kingfisher Holiday Park: Launch your own coastal retreat!

Kingfisher Holiday Park: Launch your own coastal retreat!

Here at Berkeleyparks we are best known for our residential sites, with parks in 21 counties throughout the UK and Wales.  Now we have taken on a new venture of Holiday Parks, currently owning Llewelyn Park in Wales, and the idyllic Kingfisher Park in Essex, which we would like to...

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NHS to hold vaccine events across NW London

NHS to hold vaccine events across NW London

This weekend theNHS is holding more vaccination events across NW London, including Chelsea FC, W12 Conference Centre and Harris Academy (St Johns Wood). Go here for the Vaccine event details for the weekend 17/18 July  (These events are in addition to our large vaccination centres, where you can walk-in any...

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Flash flooding in Westminster: how to get support

Flash flooding in Westminster: how to get support

Getting support. If you are a Westminster Council tenant and have an emergency issue with your property, please call 0800 358 3783. Please note that we are experiencing high call volumes, so it may take us longer than usual to get to you. Please hold on – we are here...

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What Loss in Sport Can Teach Us About Resilience & Mental Health

What Loss in Sport Can Teach Us About Resilience & Mental Health

In the wake of England’s loss last night, and the torrent of social media abuse toward the players that followed, consultant clinical psychologist Dr Krause (CEO of youth mental health charity stem4), has issued some mental health advice relating to loss in sport, and the emotions that follow: Sport is...

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