When reports of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual predation broke in early October, my first thought was, “Noooooooo! His company produces ‘Project Runway’! He’s had access not only to young actresses since the 1980s but also to underage models since 2004!” On the heels of my second thought—a moment of schadenfreude […]

An overweight recycling manager has told how he dropped a staggering 13 stone amid fears he would suffer heart attack or stroke. Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire, revealed how his weight fluctuated throughout his childhood before ballooning uncontrollably to 24 stone after he lost his job. He found comfort […]

Fears: Dr Donal O’Shea says there is an obesity epidemic. Photo: David Conachy. Sugar tactics: Irish children targeted on social media by sugar giants Independent.ie Dr Donal O’Shea is the modern day hero taking on the sugar giants. It is a long and arduous battle that has taken years to […]