Britons flooded back from France in a bid to beat the quarantine deadline

Families made a last-minute dash across the Channel last night ahead of the 4am cut-off this morning when France was added to the UK’s quarantine list. From 4am onwards, all those arriving from France must quarantine for 14 days after the country reported a spike in coronavirus cases. The 11th-hour move sparked chaos for an estimated … Read more Britons flooded back from France in a bid to beat the quarantine deadline

California orders rolling blackouts for up to 250,000 homes and businesses

California orders rolling blackouts for up to 250,000 homes and businesses as heat wave grips the state with temperatures hitting 112 degrees and crowds flocking to beaches Rolling blackouts could affect up to 250,000 homes and businesses in the state  Such a power cut has not been implemented since 2001, when there was a massive electric … Read more California orders rolling blackouts for up to 250,000 homes and businesses

Female surfer, 35, is mauled by an enormous shark on Shelly Beach NSW

Female surfer, 35, is mauled by an enormous shark at a popular NSW beach before her friend punched the predator in a bid to save her A 35-year-old female surfer has been mauled by a shark on the NSW coast  She was surfing at Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie about 9.30am Saturday Paramedics rushed to … Read more Female surfer, 35, is mauled by an enormous shark on Shelly Beach NSW

Testing travellers on arrival in Britain and again later on ‘could reduce quarantine time’

Testing travellers twice – once when they arrive in the UK and again later on – could reduce the quarantine time from 14 to 10 days, the Government’s scientific advisors have said. The group’s studies show that when arrivals are ‘double tested’, there’s hardly any difference between quarantining for ten days compared to a fortnight. … Read more Testing travellers on arrival in Britain and again later on ‘could reduce quarantine time’

UK staycation bookings soar AGAIN over the past 24 hours

UK staycation bookings soar AGAIN over the past 24 hours after travellers returning from France are told they must quarantine One travel company saw their web traffic increase by 25 per cent on Friday This comes after the UK imposed quarantine restrictions on countries, including France, to anyone arriving in the UK, dashing the holiday plans … Read more UK staycation bookings soar AGAIN over the past 24 hours

New South Wales records nine new cases of coronavirus

Rick Stein’s exclusive seafood restaurant has been plunged into crisis after a diner tested positive to COVID-19.  Customers who ate at Rick Stein’s at Bannisters in Mollymook, New South Wales, on August 1 between 8pm and 10.20pm are urged to get tested for coronavirus immediately.  They are considered close contacts of the infected diner, meaning … Read more New South Wales records nine new cases of coronavirus

Trump says ‘every city will be under siege’ if Joe and Kamala win and tells cops to ‘fight back’

A visibly-moved Donald Trump was presented with a statue by the City of New York Police Benevolent Association on Friday, after he told the cheering officers that he would restore their ‘dignity’ and fight the Democrats’ ‘left-wing war on cops’. Trump accused Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris of having ‘a pro-crime agenda,’ … Read more Trump says ‘every city will be under siege’ if Joe and Kamala win and tells cops to ‘fight back’

New Zealand records seven new cases of coronavirus overnight as Jetstar cancels all flights

New Zealand has recorded seven new coronavirus cases overnight as the fallout from the emerging cluster continues to grow.   Ministry of Health Director-General Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Health Minister Chris Hipkins announced the growing cases on Saturday morning.   Jetstar has also cancelled all flights around the country and the former prime minister of the Cook … Read more New Zealand records seven new cases of coronavirus overnight as Jetstar cancels all flights

Woman in her 20s is mauled by an enormous shark on popular NSW beach  

Woman, 20, is mauled by an enormous shark on popular New South Wales beach A 20-year-old woman has been mauled by a shark at a popular NSW beach She was swimming at Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie about 9.30am Saturday Paramedics rushed to the beach where she was found with serious lacerations  By Lauren Ferri … Read more Woman in her 20s is mauled by an enormous shark on popular NSW beach  

How Lucy Wyndham-Read suffered heartbreak aged 21 when her fiancé died while playing around with gun

At just 5ft 3in and a dress size eight, Lucy Wyndham-Read is a tiny presence but one who packs a formidable punch — metaphorically speaking. Here we are, just a couple of minutes into one of her hugely popular seven-minute workouts and I am huffing and puffing away, while Lucy showcases her high kicks and … Read more How Lucy Wyndham-Read suffered heartbreak aged 21 when her fiancé died while playing around with gun