Sign up for the EFC email bulletin for all the latest Everton newsA decision to award Aston Villa a penalty against Everton on a Saturday left the BT Sport panel in disagreement over whether the call should have stood. I don’t think it’ll be overturned, I think it’s a penalty kick. There is an optical illusion here, I think it’s a penalty. Did the ball not change direction?” asked WilliamsWalton replied: “I don’t think he does [touch it]. He doesn’t touch the ball.
Every seventh child is overweightAbout 90 percent of those affected have type 2 diabetes, which is associated with obesity (obesity) in over 80 percent. Childhood obesity often remains for life and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes later in life. Obesity important factorFor most of those affected, the diagnosis is “adult-onset diabetes”, as type 2 diabetes is also called. Obesity at a young age increases the risk of developing diabetes more than increasing age. Image: picture alliance / imageBROKERType 1 diabetes is hereditaryThe rarer form of diabetes, type 1 diabetes, is different.26 days ago Globe Echo
Melbourne law firm Margalit Injury Lawyers is expected to launch the case against the AFL in the Supreme Court in coming weeks after several former and current players were diagnosed with the deadly neurodegenerative disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: AFL apologises to past players after concussion scandal. “The thing about having a minor injury at this stage is that these types of neurological injuries are degenerative, some people are very fearful that if it’s only a minor injury now, what’s their life going to look like in 20 or 30 years? The firm is calling for an overhaul of the current workers’ compensation scheme as AFL players are currently excluded from seeking WorkCover in Victoria. Former AFL player Ty Zantuck was also cleared by the Supreme Court to sue Richmond Football Club last year after being diagnosed with suspected CTE in 2021.26 days ago Globe Echo
Tears flowed at a moving memorial service for Australian singing legend Olivia Newton-John on Sunday. Credit: SevenLater, during the service, Newton-John’s husband John Easterling also became emotional as he paid tribute to his late wife. During his speech, Easterling recalled a time he and Newton-John were in Prague together after he had asked her to be “his girl”. “These are the words that fell from my heart: “Olivia, our love for each other transcends our understanding. Dame Olivia Newton-John’s family, friends and fans will celebrate her extraordinary life on Sunday.27 days ago Globe Echo
An “exceptional” young footballer has started treatment for lymphoma after his younger brother spotted lumps on his neck. Callum Lane, 14, has completed his first course of chemotherapy at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, having first seen a GP three weeks ago. Coach Gav told the ECHO: “We found out about three weeks ago that he was going to be seriously unwell. “Three weeks (ago) we took him to the GP because his brother shouted me to say he had lumps on his neck. We took him to the GP three weeks ago - Alder Hey have moved really quickly.27 days ago Liverpool Echo
Jurors heard that Mr Flynn "was cross with him because he had run up an unpaid drug debt of some £2,000". Shortly after 8pm Mr Flynn returned from the toilets and hurled a glass at him, hitting him on the back of the head. He repeatedly stabbed Mr Flynn before a man, referred to in court only as "Male A", and Ms Dempsey attempted to intervene. "I said 'mum, I'm sorry, I'm sorry. "I said to him, I showed him the knife, 'I've got a knife here, f*** off'.28 days ago Liverpool Echo
Liverpool drew with Crystal Palace this evening in a game which did little to renew confidence in this Reds team. The Reds looked shattered from pretty much the first minute. Here’s how we rated the players during Crystal Palace 0-0 Liverpool. James Milner: 7 – Man of the Match – A few eyebrows will have been raised at his inclusion but was typically industrious. Diogo Jota: 5 – Jota looked sharp and perhaps the most likely Liverpool player to score when he was on the pitch.28 days ago Liverpool FC | Rousing The Kop
A group of students are frustrated and angry after living without WiFi for over a month and with no electricity at all for a week. The group of Liverpool John Moores students live together in a flat in Borden Court, which is a development in London Road behind the TJ Hughes Building. This situation continued for a week despite the student's best efforts to raise it. He added: "Obviously things then got a lot worse when the electricity went. We were having to use the torches on our phones to go to the toilet and move around the flat at night.28 days ago Liverpool Echo