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Thursday 24 January 2019

Rapper Wayne fights epilepsy

RAPPER Wayne Lil Waynes says he's an epileptic and has had seizures for years.

In a radio interview the 30-year-old star said epilepsy caused his most recent health scare earlier this month when he was rushed to a hospital. Wayne said he had three back-to-back seizures.

The Grammy winner says he "could've died" and that the recent seizures were a result of "just plain stress, no rest, overworking myself".

Chimps tuck into giant eggs

Chimpanzees at a safari park have been treated to an Easter surprise with tailor-made eggs filled with their favourite foods.

The chimps tucked in to giant ostrich eggs stuffed with peanut butter, strawberry yoghurt, honey and mealworms, which were hidden around their enclosure at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, Scotland.

Large grass of scotch, please

A malt whisky tastes more "grassy" when the tippler is standing on turf listening to a lawnmower, researchers say.

Other kinds of sensory stimulus, including the sound of a crackling fire, ringing bells, and the scent of cedar wood, can also affect flavour.

Volunteers who sipped whisky in a "multi-sensory bar" found that different environments enhanced their experience by up to 20pc.

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