‘Quarter of Britons’ drinking plant-based milks

Health was the reason why 37% of 16-24 year olds said they’d reduced how much cow’s milk they’ve been drinking in the last 12 months. The impact on the environment was also a concern among that group – with 36% saying dairy farming isn’t good for the environment. Image copyright Lyle Boenke Image caption Sam Friskey and Thomas Forster co-founded a vegan plant-based protein shake brand “I went vegan initially for health purposes,” says Sam Friskey, who co-founded plant-based protein shake brand Fit Deli. He thinks the burnout and fatigue he used to suffer at work was largely because of his diet. “Having made the shift I then began to understand about animal welfare and the planet.” Sam says there’s …

Hammond ‘won’t exclude’ backing no-confidence vote

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has discounted the possibility if he becomes prime minister, but his rival in the Conservative Party leadership race, Boris Johnson, has refused to give the same assurance. No-deal Brexit ‘could cause £30bn economic hit’ MPs ask EU to protect UK citizens in no-deal Brexit Scheme to block no-deal Brexit ‘could involve Queen’ The leadership candidates trying to stop Brexit In an interview with Le Monde and Süddeutsche Zeitung, Mr Hammond said he would “take steps to avoid an exit without agreement apart from an explicit parliamentary approval”. Speaking on Tuesday at the G7 conference in Paris, he told the French and German newspapers: “There should be a new and sincere attempt to reach a consensus. “If …

227 dead after monsoon floods devastate South Asia

(CNN)At least 227 people have died since flash floods ravaged swathes of South Asia over the weekend, officials said Thursday. The two Indian states have set up more than 900 relief camps and temporary shelters for evacuees and displaced families, who number over 265,000. In Nepal, the death toll has reached 88, according to the Home Ministry. There, the worst of the disaster seems to have passed, say aid workers on the ground — many people are beginning to return to their homes, and the number of people in relief camps has dropped from 17,000 to about 11,000. In Pakistan-controlled Kashmir and the Pakistani city of Lahore, 46 people have died from the floods, according to disaster management officials. The …

Postmates CEO: Gig workers deserve better than what we have given them

The gig economy faces challenges today that technology alone cannot fix. On-demand delivery and transportation has provided unprecedented flexibility to millions of workers and turbocharged small businesses and local economies. But recent strikes and calls for better pay and benefits underscore the need for change. So do the conflicting signals from courts, regulators and lawmakers about whether gig workers should be considered traditional employees or independent contractors, or if they should be under a new category. Legislators in California are debating a bill, known as AB5, that would reclassify gig workers as employees. My fellow CEOs at Uber and Lyft have offered a different framework, with new benefits and protections for ride-share drivers. Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is a tool for …

Arena bomber’s brother arrested for murder

The murder of the 22 victims The attempted murder of persons other than the 22 deceased Conspiracy to cause an explosion likely to endanger life Libyan authorities handed Mr Abedi over to British police officers, who escorted him on a flight which left Mitiga Airport, near Tripoli, at 10:30 BST. The university engineering student, who was born in Manchester, was transferred to a police station in London upon his arrival in the UK. Families of the victims and survivors were the first to be informed of the developments, police said. Image caption Hashem Abedi was transferred to a police station in London upon his arrival in the UK This has meant the inquests into the deaths of the 22 victims …

Ship’s crew in Scottish port ‘short of food’

He said: “I sent the request for food on 8 July. “So now we have only some remainders of food. “No fresh fruit, some pieces of meat, some pieces of bread.” At the time it was detained, the MCA said: “The MCA is working closely with the owner and the ship’s master to address the various issues raised by the inspection. “The vessel will not be allowed to sail until the MCA has re-inspected the vessel and is satisfied that the deficiencies have been rectified.” It is not the first time the Alexander Tvardovskiy, which was formerly flagged in Russia, has encountered trouble in UK waters. In August 2012 the 90m-long ship collided with dredger UKD Bluefin and another general …

First bridges light up for Thames project

Image copyright Matt Alexander/PA Media Image caption The moving “pulse of light” over Millennium Bridge is meant to mirror the movements of people crossing over it The design was created by American light artist Leo Villareal and British architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, who were influenced by the palettes of Impressionist and English Romantic painters. “I’m hoping to follow in the footsteps of Monet, Turner and Whistler and reveal the truly unique, inspiring and poetic character of the Thames,” Villareal said. Image copyright Matt Alexander/PA Media Image caption The colours used on Southwark Bridge have been inspired by the palettes of Impressionist masters All photographs subject to copyright

New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore arrested for punching woman, stepping on her neck: police

This is a 2019 photo of Kamrin Moore of the New York Giants NFL football team. (AP) The victim, identified in a criminal complaint as “H.P.,” had been seeing the grid-ironer since January and decided to drop by his New Jersey house Thursday after he did not respond to her text messages. But when she got there, another woman — identified by Moore’s lawyers as his “girlfriend” — came out to confront her and the pair began scrapping, according to the criminal complaint filed in Linden City municipal court. Moore, 22, first “watched while they assaulted each other” but then, when gal-pal H.P. fell to the ground, the 200-lb. safety “placed his foot on her neck and applied pressure,” the …

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are ‘preoccupied with homosexual activities,’ ‘wife swap shows’

John Merrill, Alabama’s secretary of state who is vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, blamed “homosexual activities” and “wife swap shows” for America’s cultural decline. (Alabama Secretary of State) “I meant what I said. People are too interested in anything that is not uplifting, edifying. They’re too busy being preoccupied with homosexual activities and the wife swap shows,” he said. Merrill said there are no longer shows that have families with a father, mother and children living according to biblical teachings on which our nation was founded. He said programs like ‘Gunsmoke’ or ‘Bonanza’ or ‘The Virginian’ or ‘I Love Lucy’ or ‘Andy Griffith’ are a thing of the past. During the Saturday campaign stop at the Dekalb …

Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting carcass in front yard for months: authorities

Polar bears, like the one pictured above, are a federally protected species. (iStock) The polar bear was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2008, according to Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game. It is protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). While the MMPA allows for self-defense killings, which must be reported within 48 hours, federal prosecutors allege that Gordon shot the bear because it was eating the improperly stored whale meat in his front yard. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Gordon also never reported or tagged the polar bear as required by federal law, Ryan Tansey, a Fairbanks-based federal prosecutor, told Alaska’s Energy Desk. Coastal Alaska Natives are permitted to harvest polar …

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report

James Lockhart has pleaded to charges of producing, distributing, and possessing child pornography. (DOJ) Lockhart, who worked at Paramedics Logistics Florida from 2012 to October 2018, pled guilty to charges of producing, distributing and possessing child pornography in March. He was sentenced on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced. In addition to what he posted online, investigators found more videos and photos showing the baby being sexually abused in Lockhart’s possession, authorities said. Lockhart’s wife and the mother of his two children, a boy and a girl, identified the baby in the video as their daughter. She also ID’ed the man’s hand in the video as her husband’s, according to Newsweek. The sick Bradenton, Fla., man …

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old womans teeth during rape attempt arrested: police

Clarence Bradley has been charged with attempted rape, robbery, and public lewdness, police say.  (DCPI) When Bradley demanded sex from the woman, she responded: “I could be your grandma,” according to police. Bradley punched, knocking out teeth and fracturing an eye socket as he tried to rape her, police said. He then allegedly grabbed her purse, which contained $20 and fled the scene. CALIFORNIA SEX CRIMES DETECTIVE ADMITS TO ASSAULTING GIRL, 15, IN CASE HE INVESTIGATED Two patrol officers in the Bronx recognized Bradley from a wanted poster and arrested him Sunday, the New York Daily News reported. GET THE FOX NEWS APP He has been charged with attempted rape, robbery, and public lewdness, the report said. No other details were …

Sophie Turner Ends The Bottle Cap Challenge In The Most Savage Way

Sophie Turner is so over the bottle cap challenge. Game of Thrones” star put her own savage spin on the viral game in a funny video she shared as an Instagram story on Friday. a la Jason Statham and John Mayer, Turner pretended to pull a martial art move on the booze ― and then just picked it up for a drink. Check out the clip, via a fan account, here: Turner, who played Sansa Stark in HBO’s epic fantasy drama, pulled the funny move on an airplane. Mariah Carey removed a cap View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mariah Carey (@mariahcarey) on Jul 7, 2019 at 9:00am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared …

Rep. Duncan Hunter Renews Islamophobic Attacks Against Opponent Ammar Campa-Najjar

Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is reportedly mailing letters filled with Islamophobic rhetoric about his Democratic opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, and two Muslim congresswomen to voters in his Southern California district. first reported by Politico, feature photos of Campa-Najjar, a Protestant, and Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) alongside an image of one of the terrorists involved in a 1972 attack on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. They also solicit contributions from recipients. a message on the back of the letters. “But as a Marine I’ll never forget the 1983 Beirut bombings and the 1972 Olympic murders!” recently called into question.) “It is a piece put out by Congressman Hunter’s campaign,” Harrison said. “It’s a hard-hitting piece because these …