Health


White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Just back from his nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump dismissed recent reports as "fake news". The official was not authorized to publicly discuss private thinking and spoke on the condition of anonymity.


Climate change harms sleep

Climate change harms sleep

Britain is already the most sleep deprived nation in Europe managing just six hours a night on average two hours less than the recommended amount. Above-average ambient temperatures prevent core body heat from escaping, which in turn contributes to poor sleep, note the authors in the study.



George North excited by potential of Lions squad to tour New Zealand

Putting aside Gatland's alleged bias towards his Welsh team, he has picked the right leader in the shape of Sam Warburton . "It is such a great tradition and even in the day of cynical professionalism and big money, the Lions are still relevant as the last bastion of the tour".



India beat Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match

In reply, the highest run-scorer for Bangladesh was No. 8 batsman Mehedi Hasan Miraz, a fact that depicts their sorry state. India's bowlers dismissed the Black Caps for 189 and the batsmen were 129/3 in 26 overs in the chase when it rained.


Ethiopia's Tedros elected to head WHO

Ethiopia's Tedros elected to head WHO

Prior to his election as WHO's next Director-General, Dr Ghebreyesus served as Foreign Affairs Minister of Ethiopia from 2012-2016 and as Health Minister from 2005-2012. His model of basic yet universal health care in East Africa has been lauded globally. Tedros' resume says he holds a doctorate in community health and a master of science in immunology of infectious diseases.