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British woman identified as first Tonga casualty

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A British woman is believed to be the first confirmed casualty of a devastating tsunami which hit Tonga on Saturday. 

50-year-old Angela Glover had not been seen since large waves triggered by an underwater volcano eruption battered the main island on Saturday afternoon.

The animal charity worker from Brighton in the UK was swept away after rushing home with her husband James to rescue their dogs.

Angela’s brother Nick has now confirmed that rescuers had found her body.

Speaking from outside his mother’s home in Hove, he said: ‘Earlier today, my family was sadly informed that the body of my sister Angela has been found.’

Family devastated

‘Angela and James loved their life in Tonga and adored the Tongan people. In particular, they loved the Tongan love of family and Tongan culture.

‘During their time in Tonga, they have become well-loved by locals and expats alike.’

‘From a little girl, it was always Angela’s dream to swim with whales, and it was Tonga that gave her the opportunity that allowed her to fulfil these dreams.’

‘As you can imagine, her family is devastated and we would respectfully request that we are given privacy to grieve.’

Lack of connectivity

No other deaths have been reported but massive damage has been caused to Tonga, a country of 169 Pacific islands.

The country’s limited internet and phone networks were largely knocked out by the disaster, so the death toll may rise as officials work to establish the scale of the destruction.

Ahron Young is an award winning journalist who has covered major news events around the world. Ahron is the Managing Editor and Founder of TICKER NEWS.

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Amazon Prime’s ‘The Boys’ Season 4 will explore contemporary political polarisation

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Show creator Eric Kripke hints at a narrative that will not shy away from uncomfortable truths, promising a season that challenges viewers to confront their own beliefs and biases.

Known for its bold satire and unflinching critique of societal issues, the series seems poised to dissect the current climate of division with its trademark blend of dark humour and gritty realism, as reported by Reuters.

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Tesla shareholders approve historic $56B Elon Musk pay package

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Tesla shareholders have voted to approve Elon Musk’s unprecedented $56 billion compensation package, underscoring their confidence in his leadership and vision for the electric car company.

The package, which is tied to ambitious performance targets, includes a mix of stock options and bonuses contingent upon Tesla’s financial and operational milestones over the next decade.

As reported by Reuters, the approval underscores the support that Musk enjoys from Tesla’s retail investor base, many of whom are vocal fans of the mercurial billionaire.

The proposal passed despite opposition from some large institutional investors and proxy firms.

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The secret aspect of exercise and trauma release

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Recent studies have shed new light on the profound impact sedentary behavior is having on mental health.

A meta-analysis revealed a strong correlation between increased sitting time and higher rates of depression.

Now, many experts believe that movement and exercise are not only beneficial for mental health but also play a crucial role in trauma release.

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