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At least five tourists have been found dead this month in Greek after attempting to hike in extreme temperatures. ADVERTISEMENTAfter the death of British TV presenter and health guru Michael Mosley earlier this month, four more tourists have died in Greece’s historic early heatwave.“There is a common pattern – they all went for a hike amid high temperatures,” Petros Vassilakis, the police spokesman for the Southern Aegean, told news agency Reuters.Temperatures have soared above 40C…

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Anushen Selvasegar can barely fit his hand through the narrow opening in his bedroom window to feel the breeze outside of his 14th-floor apartment in St. James Town, one of Toronto’s most densely populated neighbourhoods. The portable air conditioner in the living room offers some relief, but the cool air…

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The fire in the city of Azov, near the Ukraine border, was reportedly caused by a drone attack, according to regional governor Vasiliy Golubev. ADVERTISEMENTRussian firefighters battled a blaze at an oil depot in the Rostov region following an alleged drone strike. A video released by the Russian Emergency Ministry…

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for freeRoula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.Advanced economies’ central banks expect gold’s share of global reserves to rise at the expense of the US dollar, as these institutions look to follow the lead of emerging markets in buying bullion.Almost 60 per cent of rich countries’ central banks believe that gold’s share of global reserves will rise in the next five years, up…

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Mike Brumley, a former MLB infielder who played for six teams during his career, was killed in a car crash in Mississippi on Saturday night. He was 61.The Seattle Mariners confirmed Brumley’s death in a statement on social media. He played for the Mariners in 1990. “We are saddened by the passing of former Mariners player and coach, Mike Brumley. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and loved ones,” the team said…

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New 3D scanners could spell the end of frustrating liquid limits at airports but there have been major delays in installing the new tech in the UK. ADVERTISEMENTThe UK’s Birmingham Airport saw major delays this weekend amid confusion over new rules about liquids in hand luggage. Photos on social media showed queues that stretched outside of the airport from as early as 5am. Some passengers said they had to wait up to two hours to pass through security. This travel chaos comes less than a week after new restrictions were introduced for liquids in hand luggage. Several UK airports had…

Reggaeton star Don Omar revealed he has cancer in an Instagram post on Monday, June 17, with a photo of what appears to be him wearing a hospital bracelet.The Puerto Rican singer captioned the post in Spanish, saying that “tomorrow” he will be cancer free. There were no additional details on his diagnosis or treatment.“Good intentions are well received,” he wrote, according to the translation. “See you all soon.”The post comes only hours after Omar posted a video of him auditioning dancers for the second leg of his “Back to Reggaeton” tour. New shows resume in August, starting with a…

Daily beetroot juice may promote cardiovascular health in women at the postmenausal stage, a new study claims.The juice may be a good source of critical nitrate that keeps blood vessels functioning well.The study found, however, that when participants stopped drinking beetroot juice, the beneficial effects waned within 24 hours.During and after menopause, the body produces less estrogen, often leading to poorer blood vessel function and a greater risk of cardiovascular disease.A new randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover clinical trial from The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) suggests that consuming beetroot juice daily may improve blood flow through blood vessels, reducing the…

The editor-in-chief of the Tennessee Star has been ordered to appear Monday before the judge overseeing the Nashville Covenant School mass shooting case after the Star published a series of stories detailing writings from the shooter’s journals. Law enforcement has resisted the Star’s efforts through a lawsuit to release the journal publicly, including those writings identified by Metro Nashville Police as a manifesto. Tennessee Chancery Court Judge l’Ashea Myles ordered Michael Patrick Leahy, who also serves as CEO of Star News Digital Media, publisher of The Tennessee Star and other news sites across the U.S., to appear for a show cause…

A British couple planning to travel to Spain for a family vacation was instead flown 1,500 miles away to Lithuania after airport staff escorted them to the wrong aircraft.Andrew and Victoria Gore, both 47, intended to board a flight to Barcelona and then head to Costa Brava on May 25 to celebrate Mr. Gore’s 47th birthday. But they boarded the wrong flight with the budget airline Ryanair, as the rest of their family made it to Barcelona, according to BBC News.The couple told BBC News they were feeling “distraught” after the mixup, which they described as a “nightmare.””We were told…

The Netherlands-flagged dredger Vox Maxima struck the Singaporean fuel supply ship Marine Honor on Friday after the Vox Maxima reported a sudden loss of control, Singaporean authorities said.The collision caused an oil spill which, despite containment efforts, washed along the shoreline, including to the popular resort island of Sentosa.Parts of the beaches were closed for cleanup, which involves more than 250 workers. Sentosa beaches remain open, but sea activities and swimming are prohibited.Singapore authorities said Monday a dredger boat reported a sudden loss in engine and steering control that led it to hit a stationary cargo tanker, causing an oil…

Local and imported cases of the virus soared last year – here’s how to keep safe. ADVERTISEMENTA rise in dengue fever cases across Europe isn’t the most comfortable pre-holiday news but there are ways to reduce the risk of infection. New data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) shows that both locally-acquired and imported cases of dengue soared last year as hotter temperatures aided the spread of disease-bearing mosquitoes. Climate change is making summer holiday planning ever-more unpredictable, with flooded airports and heatwaves among the biggest challenges that tourists have to navigate.Mosquitoes might seem like a small annoyance,…

Good morning. Inflation is still running out of control in at least one area: executive comp. The Financial Times reported yesterday that CEO pay at S&P 500 companies is up 12 per cent this year. I worry less about this from the point of view of equity than from the point of view of rationality. The relationship between executive skill and company performance is not very well understood. Faced with this, boards pay CEOs extravagantly in order to create the appearance of leadership excellence. The worry is that the CEOs start to believe their brains are as big as their…

Stay informed with free updatesSimply sign up to the Fund management myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox.A rising Australian financial services company is planning a potential takeover or alliance in Japan, after Singapore’s state-owned fund Temasek agreed to buy a stake in its business for up to A$300mn ($198mn).Alex Vynakor, founder and chief executive of Betashares, said the funds and pensions manager was looking to expand into Japan either by a partnership, a strategic investment or an acquisition. “Japan is a market of great interest to us,” he told the Financial Times. “We are assessing a number of…

Hyundai Motor’s India unit sought regulatory approval on Saturday for a stock market listing in Mumbai, which could be the nation’s biggest and will see the South Korean parent sell a stake of up to 17.5% in the company. The initial public offering (IPO) will make it the country’s first car maker to go public in two decades since Maruti Suzuki in 2003, and would come just as Indian stock markets are trading near record highs. Hyundai counts India as a crucial growth market where it has two manufacturing units and has invested $5 billion, with commitments to pump in another $4…

Angelina Jolie and her daughter Vivienne proved that red carpet style is in their DNA with complementary fits at the 77th Tony Awards on Sunday.Angelina rocked a stunning, strapless green velvet Atelier Versace gown and matching shrug while Vivienne ― one of Angelina and Brad Pitt’s six children ― donned a white collared shirt along with a teal-toned vest, pants and bow tie outside the David H. Koch Theater in New York.The mother-daughter duo attended the ceremony to support the Broadway musical “The Outsiders,” where Angelina served as a producer while her 15-year-old daughter worked as a producer’s assistant.Angelina Jolie…

Céline Dion is shedding light on her health and how seriously her stiff person syndrome has affected her ability to sing. In her first broadcast interview since she revealed in 2022 that she has the rare neurological condition, the Canadian superstar spoke with Hoda Kotb for an upcoming primetime special about what it’s like to try to sing with it. “It’s like somebody is strangling you,” Dion said in an excerpt of their conversation that aired on June 7 on TODAY. “It’s like somebody is pushing your larynx/pharynx this way.” Dion then raised her voice. Céline Dion’s primetime special interview…

Urolithin A is a natural compound shown to support memory and cognitive function and reduce brain inflammation.A new study in mice suggests that urolithin A may have therapeutic properties in treating Alzheimer’s disease.Consuming certain polyphenols, abundant in pomegranates, can increase gut bacteria’s production of urolithin A.Experts recommend enhancing the body’s production of urolithin A through diet rather than supplementation.Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that primarily affects individuals over the age of 65 and is the leading cause of dementia in older adults. Research indicates that Mediterranean and MIND diets may protect against Alzheimer’s, potentially due to lower intake…

To renew, or not to renew? That’s the question I’ve been asking myself every June since Amazon Prime first hooked me more than 10 years ago with a deeply discounted rate for college students.Most years, my renewal date sneaks up on me before I even realize it. The notification from my credit card pops up on my phone and I realize that I’ve committed another $139 to the Seattle-based e-tail giant. But last year, when I yet again let auto-renew make my decision for me, I set a calendar alert for 2024 so that I could properly review my Amazon Prime subscription…

A used 2020 Tesla Model 3 is available for sale on a CarMax lot on March 10, 2022 in Burbank, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesBack in February, used electric vehicle prices dipped below used gasoline-powered vehicle prices for the first time ever, and the pricing cliff keeps getting steeper as car buyers reject any “premium” tag formerly associated with EVs.The decline has been dramatic over the past year. In June 2023, average used EV prices were over 25% higher than used gas car prices, but by May, used EVs were on average 8% lower than the…

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