Elderly woman waves a flag from a balcony in Paris to show her support for medical staff

Parisians have showed their support for medical staff by waving the French tricolour flag from their balconies as France‘s coronavirus death toll rose by just 166 to 24,760. Stunning images from Saint Mande, a commune of Paris, were taken during the claps for carers that happens every night at 8pm in the country. Hospitalisations for Covid-19 and people … Read more Elderly woman waves a flag from a balcony in Paris to show her support for medical staff

Women who buy designer items are more likely to act in a selfish manner, study finds

Devils really do wear Prada! Women who buy designer items are more likely to act in a selfish manner, study finds Academics in Maryland looked at how designer goods can alter your psychology  In one test involving 72 female students, half received a £1,500 Prada handbag The other half participating in the test received a … Read more Women who buy designer items are more likely to act in a selfish manner, study finds

At least 171 frontline NHS workers have now died in the coronavirus pandemic including 27 doctors 

Revealed: At least 171 frontline NHS workers have now died in the coronavirus pandemic including 27 doctors  According to Nursing Notes at least 27 doctors and 100 nurses have died so far  Furqan Ali Siddiqui, 50, who arrived from Pakistan two months ago, is one  Father-of-two Adekunle Enitan, 55, died at the William Harvey Hospital, … Read more At least 171 frontline NHS workers have now died in the coronavirus pandemic including 27 doctors 

Channel 4 could cancel this year’s Great British Bake Off due to lockdown rules

Channel 4 could cancel this year’s Great British Bake Off over fears lockdown rules prevent contestants travelling to the show’s tent Contestants chosen from all over Britain would have to travel to Berkshire Source close to judges and presenters say they are preparing for cancellation Cancelling the show would be a major blow to already troubled … Read more Channel 4 could cancel this year’s Great British Bake Off due to lockdown rules

Wuhan biosafety expert admits widespread security and maintenance concerns

Wuhan biosafety expert admits widespread security and maintenance concerns at China’s top-secret labs which carry out research on lethal diseases Pressure was last night building on Beijing following the leak of a bombshell intelligence dossier which accuses China of having lied about Covid-19 The dossier, which has been circulated between Western governments including Britain, also … Read more Wuhan biosafety expert admits widespread security and maintenance concerns

European leaders pledge to raise more than £6billion to help find a vaccine for coronavirus

European leaders have pledged to raise billions of pounds to help find a vaccine and treatments for Covid-19 as part of an ‘international alliance’ fighting the disease. An online pledging conference due to be held on Monday will aim to pull in 7.5billion euro (£6.6billion) in funding to support the global response to the coronavirus … Read more European leaders pledge to raise more than £6billion to help find a vaccine for coronavirus

We’ll never know the true COVID-19 care home death toll, says Care England’s Professor Martin Green

The true scale of the coronavirus crisis ‘burning through’ care homes may never be known, according to one of the industry’s most senior figures. Professor Martin Green, the head of Care England, condemned the Government’s pandemic strategy and said the sector could still be months from a peak in cases. In a scathing attack, he … Read more We’ll never know the true COVID-19 care home death toll, says Care England’s Professor Martin Green

Brains behind addictive Dingbats game Paul Sellers dies

Brains behind addictive Dingbats game Paul Sellers dies aged 89 just a month after compiling and illustrating his last strip By A Mail On Sunday Reporter Published: 01:25 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 01:25 BST, 3 May 2020 Paul Sellers, creator of the Dingbats puzzle phenomenon, has died aged 89. Dingbats has been one … Read more Brains behind addictive Dingbats game Paul Sellers dies

YouTube delete conspiracy theorist David Icke’s account after he made unproven coronavirus claims

YouTube deletes conspiracy theorist David Icke’s account after he made unproven claims about coronavirus YouTube said David Icke violated its policies on sharing coronavirus information The former footballer, 68, made controversial unproven claims about the virus The ban follows a similar move by Facebook, who removed Icke’s page on Friday Here’s how to help people … Read more YouTube delete conspiracy theorist David Icke’s account after he made unproven coronavirus claims

Army generals urge Chancellor to reward frontline NHS workers with cash bonuses

Ex-Army generals have urged the Chancellor to reward frontline NHS workers with cash bonuses as a thank you for risking their lives in the war against Covid-19. General Lord Richard Dannatt and ex-chief of the Defence Staff General Lord David Richards backed calls for nurses, doctors and care workers to be granted a tax-free allowance, … Read more Army generals urge Chancellor to reward frontline NHS workers with cash bonuses