Sitting for too long can have adverse effects on mental health, study warns 

Stand up! Sitting for too long can have adverse effects on mental health – and even outweighs the benefits of regular exercise, study warns Prolonged sitting can have adverse effects on mental health, a study has warnedResearchers said sedentary lifestyle even outweighs benefits of regular exerciseStudy found people spent more than eight hours a day sitting … Read more

Whitehall deserted as Boris Johnson is urged to push for workers to return to the office

Pictures today showed a deserted Whitehall amid increasing calls for civil servants  to get back to the office amid fears the working from home culture could wreck the economies of town and city centres. Critics believe private businesses are waiting for the Government to ‘take the lead’ before they ask their own workers to return to … Read more

Successor to the Royal Yacht Britannia could cost up to £250million

Successor to the Royal Yacht Britannia could cost up to £250million as the new national flagship’s price tag ‘balloons by £100million’ Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said national flagship will cost up to £250millionReports last week claimed the price tag for vessel had been set at £150millionLabour blasted cost of yacht and vowed to ‘scrap the … Read more

DUP leader threatens to stop NI goods checks in protocol row

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson threatens to stop all goods checks in Northern Ireland if Boris Johnson does not hold firm in protocol row with EU DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson threatening to stop all checks on goods into NI The UK wants the EU to agree to rewrite parts of Brexit protocol agreed in 2019 But the EU … Read more

Boris Johnson warns EU to ‘look seriously’ at UK demands for changes to Northern Ireland Protocol

Boris Johnson warns EU’s Von Der Leyen to ‘look seriously’ at UK demands for changes to post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol to ease social and economic strife – as Cabinet minister claims agreement was always meant to be temporary and ‘flexible’ The Prime Minister spoke with European Commission president today UK wants the EU to agree to … Read more

Drone disguised as a manta ray will be deployed by Royal Marines to spy on warships and submarines

Drone disguised as a manta ray will be deployed by Royal Marines to spy on warships and submarines with sleek design to avoid enemy radar and silent fish-like propulsion ‘Raydrive’ is equipped with wings and 3D printed fins to help it glide on waterDevice’s sensors can collect information while remaining near undetectableBritish government has pumped … Read more

Agony as Afghanistan translators’ wives are left behind for Taliban while husbands come to Britain

Each day, Mohammadi sits alone in her mud-walled room on the edge of the Afghan capital Kabul asking herself the same question: ‘Will Britain rescue me before the Taliban come for me?’ The wife of a former Afghan translator for the British forces, she is terrified she is a target for the Taliban’s killers.  She … Read more

Angela Merkel expresses ‘grave concern’ over Wembley crowd size

Angela Merkel expresses ‘grave concern’ about the number of fans attending Euro 2020 games at Wembley as she says it is ‘a bit too much’ but Boris Johnson insists matches are going ahead in ‘very careful and controlled manner’ By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 16:52 BST, 2 July 2021 | Updated: … Read more

Britain is to get its first new beauty zones in 26 years

Britain is set to get its first new Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in 26 years.  The Yorkshire Wolds and Cheshire Sandstone Ridge will be considered for AONB status, the UK government revealed today.   AONB is an official government designation given to land protected by law, to conserve and enhance its natural beauty.  The government … Read more

Shift to electric cars will cause 11% rise in UK traffic, report claims 

A wide-scale rollout of electric cars will add 10 million more vehicles to Britain’s roads by 2050 – taking the total to 40 million, a new report warns. The shift to the environmentally-friendly vehicles, spearheaded by the UK government, will also lead to an 11 per cent rise in traffic between 2021 and 2050 – … Read more