Let’s move to Eltham, south-east London: it gave birth to Kate Bush and Bob Hope | Property

[ad_1] What’s going for it? It’s true, you do have to suspend a jot of disbelief imagining a young Henry VIII jousting in the tilt yard while you queue for socks at the tills in M&S. But that’s Eltham for you. Like many suburbs, it hides its treasures, its oddities. On the surface, it’s your … Read more

Zimbabwean man charged with rape after girl, 15, dies giving birth | Global development

[ad_1] Zimbabwean police have charged a man after a 15-year-old girl died while giving birth at a church shrine last month. Hatirarami Momberume, 26, has been charged with raping Anna Machaya, whose death provoked outrage in the country and was condemned by the UN. The girl’s parents, Edmore Machaya and Shy Mabika, have been charged … Read more

Breathing toxic wildfire smoke during pregnancy increases risk of premature birth, study finds | California

[ad_1] As California wildfires continue to rage and the Lake Tahoe area faces some of the highest air pollution levels in the world, a new study has found that breathing wildfire smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of premature birth. The study from Stanford University, published in Environmental Research this month, estimates that the effects … Read more