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Entertainment Good news this week: from Penny Lancaster’s life-saving feat to laughing gas to treat depression

09:50  11 june  2021
09:50  11 june  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Penny Lancaster smiling for the camera: Penny Lancaster attends The BRIT Awards 2020 (Photo: Getty) © Provided by The i Penny Lancaster attends The BRIT Awards 2020 (Photo: Getty)

Nawroz Oramari

The Kurdish folk singer forced to flee his home as a teenager says he has found his ‘emotional family’ 40 years later in a London choir featuring fellow refugees. The Citizens of the World Choir, based in Greenwich in the south-east of the capital, has 50 members from 30 nationalities.

Penny Lancaster

The model and television presenter has revealed how she saved the life of a ‘desperate’ person on a bridge during the course of her duties as a special constable. She joined the City of London Police last year and completed her training this April. Speaking on ‘Good Morning Britain’, she said: ‘When you think of policing, you think of the most violent crimes, but we’re out there to help the most vulnerable.’

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Prenatal health

A simple blood test could identify thousands of serious complications in pregnancy at an early stage after scientists discovered patterns of hormones produced by the placenta.

a box filled with different types of food on a plate: Veganism is growing – now there’s a plant-based Scotch egg (Photo: Squeaky Bean/Tesco) © Provided by The i Veganism is growing – now there’s a plant-based Scotch egg (Photo: Squeaky Bean/Tesco)

Vegan cuisine

Tesco has launched the “world’s first vegan supermarket Scotch egg” after a collaboration between two plant-based food manufacturers.

The big…

A new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia has been confirmed as one of the largest to have existed. Palaeontologists from Eromanga Natural History Museum in Queensland said the plant-eating Australotitan cooperensis, nicknamed Cooper, would have measured 98ft long and 21.3ft high.

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…and the small

Bdelloid rotifers – tiny multicellular animals – can not only withstand being frozen, they can also persist for at least 24,000 years in the Siberian permafrost, according

to a study. The creatures appear to have the ability to survive, seemingly indefinitely, in suspended animation beneath the frozen landscape.

Digital wills

Apple will for the first time allow a nominated person to access another person’s account in the event of their death.

Marine health

Industrial fishing and ‘all activities that could have a damaging effect on wildlife or marine habitats’ are set to be banned from England’s most ecologically sensitive coastal waters in a major victory for environmental campaigners.

Car shares

Car clubs are enjoying a boom in popularity across the UK, with membership numbers more than doubling since 2018 to reach more than 630,000 this year. More than 6,000 car club vehicles are now in operation across the UK, according to shared mobility charity CoMoUK.

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Heart health

Scientists have developed a tiny, hollow, biodegradable ball that can be filled with stem cells to repair damaged heart tissue. Experiments in mice showed that the balls – which measure a quarter of a millimetre across – to be effective and researchers hope to be treating humans with them in clinical trials within a decade. They say it could one day cure heart failure, which affects an estimated 920,000 people in the UK.

Green farming

Chip-maker McCain has promised to adopt climate-friendly farming methods across its entire 370,000 acreage by 2030, as part of a drive to become a ‘planet-friendly’ company.

Aurora science

The Northern Lights have awed people for millenia, but how they are created has not been proven until now. Physicists report evidence that the most brilliant auroras are produced by powerful electromagnetic waves during geomagnetic storms.

Arthritus treatment

Around 25,000 rheumatoid arthritis patients are to benefit from drugs that have been approved for use on the NHS. New draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) recommends adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab, taken with methotrexate, for use on the NHS.

Gordon and Tana Ramsay's transatlantic property portfolio is insane – photos

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Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Taylor Ross, Jake Wood posing for the camera: (Left to right) Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Chan, Jake Wood star in an eery new play (Photo: PA) © Provided by The i (Left to right) Hadley Fraser, Lily Allen, Julia Chan, Jake Wood star in an eery new play (Photo: PA)

Lily Allen

The singer will make her West End debut this summer in a new play by Danny Robins at the Noël Coward Theatre. The singer will appear in ‘2:22 – A Ghost Story’, a supernatural thriller.

Sudhir Hazareesingh

The Mauritian-born academic at the University of Oxford has won Britain’s most valuable non-fiction book prize. His account of the life of a former slave, Toussaint Louverture, who led Haiti to statehood more than 200 years ago in a revolution against its French colonial overlords, was named winner of the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize.

Dua Lipa

The singer was the most-played artist of 2020 in the UK, after her Brit Award-winning album Future Nostalgia became a lockdown success, unseating Ed Sheeran, who had been the most-played artist every year since 2017.

Gemma Barnett

The actress-turned GP surgery receptionist has won a prize in a poetry competition celebrating the UK’s key workers, the Poetry for Good awards. In her poem ‘The Front Desk’, she pays tribute to her ‘empathetic, gutsy, blunt, charming and hilarious colleagues’.

Severe depression

Laughing gas could be used to treat severe forms of depression after a trial showed that patients whose depression had not been helped by other drugs reported improvements after spending an hour inhaling nitrous oxide once a month.

Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart celebrate 14th wedding anniversary .
They wed in 2007 in La Cervara, Italy, in an intimate ceremony. And 14 years later Penny Lancaster, 50, and Rod Stewart, 76, toasted their marriage on a romantic boat trip for two.Taking to the river Thames on Wednesday, the couple reclined with cool drinks aboard a boat as they enjoyed the warm June London sunshine. © Provided by Daily Mail ( 'Celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary on #sigridofchelsea in aid of @chainofhopeuk #london #thethames,' Penny captioned the snap.Cosying up for the photo, the couple looked content as they clinked glasses, Penny in a stunning floral summer dress.

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