In the headlines
The first drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s has been hailed as a “momentous and historic” breakthrough by researchers. Trial results confirmed that lecanemab, delivered as a fortnightly intravenous drip, reduced memory decline by 27% over 18 months. England and Wales are now minority Christian countries, according to the 2021 census. Some 46% of people describe themselves as Christian, down from 59% a decade ago. Leicester and Birmingham are also the first “minority majority” cities, where less than half of people are white. “Bish Rash Bosh,” says the Daily Mirror, after Marcus Rashford’s two goals helped England roar into the World Cup’s last 16 with a 3-0 win over Wales. The Three Lions take on Senegal at 7pm on Sunday.