Yet more senior Tories line up to blast government’s handling of lockdown exit strategy

Ministers are underestimating the public by refusing to discuss exit strategies for ending the coronavirus lockdown, senior Tory MPs have warned. The Government has set out what needs to happen before it will consider lifting the measures, but there has been no detail on how the easing of restrictions will take place. Tory backbenchers and … Read more Yet more senior Tories line up to blast government’s handling of lockdown exit strategy

Virus triggers unrest across Africa: Riots break out in Johannesburg over food shortages

Unrest has spread across Africa, with riots over food shortages and an army being deployed to ‘restore order’ as the coronavirus crisis rocks the continent. Protests have erupted in Cape Town, the military have been mobilised in Lesotho and the chief of staff to the Nigerian government died of the lethal bug. African now has more than … Read more Virus triggers unrest across Africa: Riots break out in Johannesburg over food shortages

Airbnb will transform the Louvre’s Pyramid into a bedroom and let guests drink with the Mona Lisa

Art fans are being given the chance to spend a night at the world’s most popular museum alongside its stunning masterpieces. Airbnb has teamed up with the Louvre to let one lucky competition winner and a guest see what happens inside the building once the lights go out. They will sleep in the famous glass … Read more Airbnb will transform the Louvre’s Pyramid into a bedroom and let guests drink with the Mona Lisa

Disney Plus Free Trial: How to make the most out of the new streaming service in seven days

Disney Plus is currently treating customers to a FREE seven-day trial, allowing all UK residents to experience the magic the streaming service has to offer. To access your Disney Plus seven-day free trial, all you need to do is sign up and choose from either the £5.99 per month plan, or the £59.99 annual plan.  The … Read more Disney Plus Free Trial: How to make the most out of the new streaming service in seven days

Sam Burgess with daughter Poppy as Phoebe celebrates birthday

Sam Burgess enjoys quality time with daughter Poppy… as estranged wife Phoebe celebrates a low-key 31st birthday at her family’s country estate By Kristy Johnson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:18 BST, 18 April 2020 | Updated: 16:24 BST, 18 April 2020 Phoebe Burgess enjoyed a low-key 31st birthday on Saturday, at her parents’ idyllic farm … Read more Sam Burgess with daughter Poppy as Phoebe celebrates birthday

Tests, masks and contaminated shopping: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions on coronavirus

I’ve heard you can pay to have a corona test privately. Should I have one if I have symptoms? The short answer is: no. The reason so many people want a test is because we hate uncertainty. It’s understandable that people want to know if they’ve got or had Covid-19, even if we’ve had only … Read more Tests, masks and contaminated shopping: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions on coronavirus

Americans answer Trump’s call to ‘liberate’ states from governors’ stringent coronavirus lockdowns

Americans have taken part in mass protests after President Donald Trump urged supporters to ‘liberate’ states from governors’ stringent coronavirus lockdowns. Demonstrators rallied in the streets waving huge USA flags and called for the country to reopen despite the pandemic ripping through the country. Thousands raced to the Florida coastline after Governor Ron DeSantis gave the … Read more Americans answer Trump’s call to ‘liberate’ states from governors’ stringent coronavirus lockdowns

Councils will get an extra £1.6billion in funding amid coronavirus pandemic

Councils will get an extra £1.6billion in funding to help in areas including social care, keeping schools open and bin collections as authorities are hit by revenue losses from parking fees during coronavirus Situation could cause some councils to ‘take extreme cost-cutting and rationing’ Crisis has raised the pressure on services like support for those … Read more Councils will get an extra £1.6billion in funding amid coronavirus pandemic

Is this Emirates’ new premium economy seat?

Is this Emirates’ first ever premium economy seat? Firm behind newly unveiled design says the customer is a ‘Middle Eastern-based airline’ The Eclipse seat has been showcased at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg The seat is described as being a seat suitable for ‘long-haul premium economy’  Emirates is to launch a premium economy cabin on … Read more Is this Emirates’ new premium economy seat?

Mysterious 300-million-year-old ‘Tully monster’ may not be the creature scientists thought it was

Mysterious 300-million-year-old ‘Tully monster’ may not be the creature scientists thought it was – as new research reveals it wasn’t a vertebrate after all Tullimonstrum, also known as the Tully monster, lived 300 million years ago It has baffled scientists since fossils were first discovered 60 years ago   A 2016 discovery of stiffened cartilage classified Tully … Read more Mysterious 300-million-year-old ‘Tully monster’ may not be the creature scientists thought it was