Sniff test that presents brain injury patients with smells can predict recovery

Exposing brain injury patients to a range of smell can determine whether they are going to recover, according to researchers behind a ‘sniff test’ study. Researchers from the University of Cambridge presented patients with smells including shampoo and rotten fish then monitored their reactions via a nasal tube.   In the new study, researchers looked at … Read more Sniff test that presents brain injury patients with smells can predict recovery

Ground ‘wobbles’ a tiny amount for months before a giant earthquake

A series of ‘wobbles’ come before giant earthquakes, a new study discovered, and it  could help scientists predict when future disasters are going to happen. Scientists from Ohio State University found that months before Japan‘s strongest ever quake in 2011 land masses in the country underwent an enormous ‘wobble’.  The 2011 earthquake unleashed a tsunami … Read more Ground ‘wobbles’ a tiny amount for months before a giant earthquake

Airbus reports £420million losses for first quarter

Airbus reports £420million losses for first quarter as CEO warns aerospace industry is only on the ‘early stages’ of its ‘gravest crisis’ ever Airbus revealed it lost £419 million in the first three months of the year It put thousands of workers on furlough and sought billions in loans to survive  Demand for flights has collapsed … Read more Airbus reports £420million losses for first quarter

Coronavirus UK: Care home deaths may exceed hospital fatalities

More people may be dying of coronavirus in care homes than in hospitals already, according to a University of Cambridge statistician.  Sir David Spiegelhalter made the shocking claim yesterday after the Office for National Statistics released its weekly data showing thousands of people are dying out of hospital and not being counted until weeks later. … Read more Coronavirus UK: Care home deaths may exceed hospital fatalities

Coronavirus UK: Berkshire council may file for bankruptcy

Windsor and Maidenhead council could become first in country to file for bankruptcy as local authorities faces £5billion black hole due to coronavirus crisis They would be the first to file for bankruptcy because of the coronavirus crisis  The council depends on tourism money from Windsor Castle which is closed   They have used their £6million … Read more Coronavirus UK: Berkshire council may file for bankruptcy

Nadia Sawalha looks radiant as she larks around in 80s-inspired gym gear

Nadia Sawalha larks around in 80s-inspired gym gear to take part in an aerobics class from home amid the coronavirus lockdown By Raven Saunt For Mailonline Published: 15:39 BST, 29 April 2020 | Updated: 15:39 BST, 29 April 2020 She recently lamented wasting years on dieting and being obsessed with calorie counting. But Nadia Sawalha appeared to … Read more Nadia Sawalha looks radiant as she larks around in 80s-inspired gym gear

Boeing will cut staff by 10% and slash production of main commercial planes after $641M loss

Boeing announced sweeping cost-cutting measures Wednesday after reporting a first-quarter loss of $641 million following the hit to the airline business from the coronavirus pandemic. The aerospace giant plans to reduce its workforce by 10 per cent through a combination of voluntary and involuntary layoffs and will slash production of its main commercial planes, including … Read more Boeing will cut staff by 10% and slash production of main commercial planes after $641M loss

KFC and DIY store Wickes announces plans to reopen branches as roads get busier

Fast food giant KFC has announced it will reopen another 80 branches for delivery as Britain continues to edge out of lockdown. The fried chicken chain says 100 of its stores up and down the country will be able to bring orders to customers’ homes from next Monday. Meanwhile, DIY retailer Wickes has revealed it … Read more KFC and DIY store Wickes announces plans to reopen branches as roads get busier

London worse hit by the coronavirus than Berlin because it is ‘so connected to the the world’

London has been hit by the coronavirus far worse than Berlin – with a mortality rate 15 times higher, statistics show.  The capital of England has recorded 4,781 deaths in hospital since the crisis began, killing 0.053 per cent of its 9million population.  Berlin’s outbreak is just a fraction of the size, with 137 COVID-19 … Read more London worse hit by the coronavirus than Berlin because it is ‘so connected to the the world’

Michael Douglas steps out in upstate New York… days after stepmom Anne Douglas turns 101 years old

Last week he celebrated his stepmom Anne Douglas turning 101. And four days later, Michael Douglas was spotted on a walk in upstate New York. The actor, 75, cut a casual figure in jeans with a jacket as he enjoyed a break from quarantine for some fresh air on Monday. Stroll: Michael Douglas was spotted on … Read more Michael Douglas steps out in upstate New York… days after stepmom Anne Douglas turns 101 years old