Experts Link Poor Posture To Accurate Understanding Of Self-Worth

CLEVELAND, OH—Uncovering a relationship between an arched spine and one’s innermost feelings, experts at Cleveland Clinic reportedly found a link Tuesday between poor posture and an accurate understanding of self-worth. “According to our data, there is a distinct connection between a slouch in someone’s back and a clear-eyed recognition of their own fundamental worth as … Read more

Canada sees new high in asylum seeker crossings from US

Asylum seekers are forced to cross border at informal points of entry due to contentious deal between US and Canada. The number of asylum seekers entering Canada at informal points along the country’s border with the United States has reached the highest level since 2017, federal police data shows, as Ottawa prepares to defend a … Read more

Fire at state-owned Orlen oil plant in Poland kills two people

Polish officials say two people have died in a fire at a facility belonging to state-owned oil giant PKN Orlen. The fire at the plant near the central town of Plock, which includes an oil refinery, was soon extinguished on Tuesday, the company said. Iwona Śmigielska-Kowalska, a spokesperson for the prosecutors’ office in Plock, said … Read more

Mystery leaks hit Russian undersea gas pipelines to Europe | CNN Business

European countries on Tuesday raced to investigate unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Experts and also Russia, which built the network, said the possibility of sabotage could not be ruled out. Sweden’s … Read more

More mortgage providers pull deals over rate rise fears

Two more of the biggest mortgage providers have suspended mortgage deals as the Bank of England signalled it would raise interest rates to rein in inflation after the chancellor’s mini-budget. Santander and HSBC withdrew mortgage products on Tuesday as the Bank’s chief economist indicated it would hike interest rates to new highs in November and … Read more

Keir Starmer used his party conference speech to sharpen his message and go heavy on patriotism in a pitch to ‘hero voters’

As an exercise in party management, this has been the most successful conference for Labour since Tony Blair’s last in 2006. There was buyer’s remorse the moment Gordon Brown took over in 2007; the conferences of the Ed Miliband years left deeper scars than evident in public; and that was nothing compared to the civil … Read more

Russians flock to Georgia, again, as Putin escalates war

Tbilisi, Georgia – The tree-lined Rustaveli Avenue of Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, is filled with young men lugging backpacks and suitcases, trying to orient themselves around this new city. Occasionally accompanied by wives or girlfriends, they have fled their homes in Russia to escape the partial mobilisation ordered by President Vladimir Putin for more manpower on … Read more