Sunbed users are twice as likely to use anti-ageing products than those who do not, a poll suggests.
Cancer Research UK said 43pc of people who use sunbeds use anti-wrinkle creams and moisturisers, compared with 20pc of people who do not use them. The poll of 2,500 UK adults found that a fifth of sunbed users start to use anti-ageing products by the time they are 25, in comparison with 5pc of non-users.
US shooter was loner
A Californian college student who killed three people before shooting himself was a loner who spent a lot of time in his room playing video games, police say.
Ali Syed blasted a 20-year-old woman at his home in Buena Park with his shotgun on Tuesday and then went on a carjacking and shooting rampage that killed two more people and wounded three before he killed himself. Police have identified the first victim, but do not know what her relationship was with the gunman, or what she was doing in his house.
Getting it off his chest
Hairy-chested men in Brazil have complained about body-shaving adverts run by razor-maker Gillette.
The advertising industry regulator is investigating. A spokesman said the complainants claim the campaign "encourages prejudice against hairy men". The online commercials show beautiful women telling men they should shave their chests to please their girlfriends.
Three hanged in Japan
Japan has executed three inmates convicted of murder in its first executions under the government that took office in December.
The Justice Ministry said the executions were carried out early yesterday. Japan's last execution was in September. Executions in Japan are done by hanging.
$45k Oscar gift bags
Oscar nominees who don't end up with a coveted gold statuette at the Academy Awards on Sunday won't go home empty handed after all.
Los Angeles-based marketing firm Distinctive Assets will be handing out its annual 'Everyone Wins at the Oscars Nominee Gift Bag', valued at more than $45,000 (€35,000), to the talented and well-dressed "losers", the company said.