As the UK’s first pool in the sky opens, would you take the plunge in these high-rise lidos?

As Britain enjoyed its warmest day of the year last week, a handful of intrepid swimmers were spotted taking a dip in the UK’s first Sky Pool. Suspended between two high-rise residential blocks at a height of 115 ft 35 metres), the 82 ft-long (25-metre) pool — made of acrylic imported from Colorado — is … Read more

Brighton: Singapore man found guilty of sending online abuse to Neal Maupay

Premier League tracks down man in SINGAPORE who sent threatening messages to Neal Maupay on Instagram with culprit found guilty of sending online abuse as Brighton forward hails victory against ‘vile and toxic’ trolls A Singapore man has been found guilty of sending abuse to Neal Maupay The Premier League tracked down the culprit using their … Read more

David Beckham shares a throwback shirtless picture of himself in a rooftop pool

‘Can’t wait to be back soon’: David Beckham sets pulses racing as he shares a throwback shirtless picture of himself in a rooftop pool in Singapore By Lydia Catling For Mailonline Published: 16:45 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 16:46 BST, 5 May 2021 David Beckham set pulses racing on Instagram after sharing a shirtless … Read more

Why China’s bid to woo the world with vaccines is backfiring

China‘s Covid-19 vaccines were developed fast, rolled out rapidly around the world and proclaimed by President Xi Jinping as a ‘global public good’ to showcase his country’s benevolence. Hundreds of millions of doses have been despatched abroad after being sold to 28 countries and given away free to more than 60 poorer or strategically important … Read more

Australia’s Covid exiles: THIRTY Australian cricket stars are stranded in India

Two star Australian cricketers have escaped Covid-ravaged India via a travel loophole just days before it will be made illegal for the 34 remaining players, coaches and commentators to return. Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson touched down in Melbourne late Thursday afternoon via a commercial flight from Qatar, exposing a gap in Scott Morrison‘s travel … Read more

Singapore has taken over from New Zealand as being the best place to be during the Covid pandemic

Singapore has overtaken New Zealand as being the best place to live during the pandemic thanks to a rapid vaccine roll-out, new analysis shows. Brazil, which has one of the highest per capita death rates in the world and a glacial vaccine programme, was ranked the lowest in Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience table. The United Kingdom, … Read more

Wreckage found in hunt for lost Indonesian submarine: Search teams discover items from sunken vessel

Wreckage has been found in the hunt for the lost Indonesian submarine with 53 crew members after search teams discovered items from the sunken vessel, said the country’s navy. Rescuers found several items including parts of a torpedo straightener, a grease bottle believed to be used to oil the periscope and prayer rugs from the … Read more