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Mariah Carey says her older sister Allison ‘tried to sell’ her ‘out to a pimp’ when she was 12

Mariah Carey opened up about childhood trauma she attributes to her older siblings – including an allegation her sister Allison, who she described as ‘troubled and traumatized … tried to sell [her] out to a pimp.’ In a passage in her new book The Meaning of Mariah Carey, Carey, 50, said of her sister Allison: ‘When … Read more Mariah Carey says her older sister Allison ‘tried to sell’ her ‘out to a pimp’ when she was 12

Hugh Grant says being an older father saved him from being a ‘scary old’ bachelor’

‘I’ve never been Mr Nice Guy… but my children saved me’: Hugh Grant, 60, reveals how life as an older father has stopped him being a ‘scary old golf-addicted bachelor’  The actor, who turned 60 on September 9 has five children Grant now lives in a six-bedroom Chelsea townhouse with Miss Eberstein and their three … Read more Hugh Grant says being an older father saved him from being a ‘scary old’ bachelor’

Mother, 41, looks identical to daughter, 16, – so can you tell who is older? 

Youthful mother, 41, baffles Tiktok users with clips alongside ‘identical’ daughter, 16, who viewers swear ‘looks like her TWIN’ – so can you tell who is older? American Stacie Smith, 41, has baffled internet with videos alongside daughter  Mother and her teenage child Madison, 16, appear almost identical in viral clips In one clip, which … Read more Mother, 41, looks identical to daughter, 16, – so can you tell who is older? 

So has No. 10 REALLY got its science right? Almost all Covid fatalities are among older people

After spending three months in strict lockdown, millions of Britons in their teens or twenties have spent the summer embracing a return to relative normality. They have flocked to pubs and restaurants to make the most of Eat Out to Help Out, jetted off on holiday with friends or snuck into illegal raves. But, with … Read more So has No. 10 REALLY got its science right? Almost all Covid fatalities are among older people

Baby sauropods were born with a single horn and binocular vision that disappeared as they grew older

Sauropods — large, four-legged, long-necked dinosaurs — were born with a horn and binocular vision that disappeared as they matured, a study has found. Experts took 3D scans of a rare, 80 million-year-old, 1.2 inch wide fossil skull of an unhatched dinosaur that was found preserved inside its egg in Patagonia, Argentina. The team think … Read more Baby sauropods were born with a single horn and binocular vision that disappeared as they grew older

Quarter of migrants who claim to be children after crossing Channel from France are older than 18

Quarter of migrants who claim to be children after crossing English Channel from France are older than 18, council figures reveal More than 400 of the 1,668 ‘children’ who have landed at Kent in the last five years are adults – most of them are men from the Middle East and north Africa Kent is … Read more Quarter of migrants who claim to be children after crossing Channel from France are older than 18

Most older adults with dementia have filled prescriptions that aren’t designed for the brain disease

Almost three-quarters of older American adults with dementia filled prescriptions for medications that aren’t designed for the brain disease, a new study finds. Researchers found that many had filled at least one prescription for antidepressants, opioid painkillers, epilepsy drugs, anxiety medications or antipsychotics. What’s more, patients who were women, white and in their 60 or … Read more Most older adults with dementia have filled prescriptions that aren’t designed for the brain disease

New study finds 80% of older borrowers are turned away when they apply for a mortgage

A staggering eight in 10 borrowers over 55 who expect to be able to renew their mortgage are being turned down by mortgage lenders, This is Money can reveal.  A study carried out by broker Retirement Mortgage Service over the past year found that more than 30,000 retired borrowers got in touch with their advisers, with … Read more New study finds 80% of older borrowers are turned away when they apply for a mortgage

How to switch career at any age – in fact being older can be a real advantage

Age is no barrier to striking out on new employment paths, says career coach Joanna Booty of Metier Career Growth It’s a worrying time for many of us work-wise – but it could be the cue to strike out on a new career path. What’s more, discovers Eimear O’Hagan, being older can be a real … Read more How to switch career at any age – in fact being older can be a real advantage

Younger Covid-19 patients ‘more likely to lose sense of smell and taste’ than older patients 

Younger people with COVID-19 are more likely to lose their sense of smell and taste than older patients, a new study has found.  Irish researchers examined more than 40 infected patients who were asked to assess changes to their smell and taste for potential signs of anosmia.  About half of the participants experienced smell and … Read more Younger Covid-19 patients ‘more likely to lose sense of smell and taste’ than older patients