Doctors worldwide say malaria drug is the best coronavirus treatment

Doctors around the globe report that the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine seems the most effective treatment they’ve tried for coronavirus patients – but less than half as many doctors are prescribing it in the US as in other hard-hit countries like Spain.  A survey of 6,200 doctors around the globe reveals that while few corners of … Read more

Meghan Markle will give her first TV interview since Megxit on Monday

Meghan Markle will give her first TV interview since Megxit on Monday to promote new Disney Elephant movie The 38-year-old will appear on ABC’s Good Morning America next week She is set to discuss the new feature length film which is available on Disney+ Elephant follows herd on 1,000-mile journey through Zimbabwe and Botswana By Raven … Read more

Italy reports 482 more coronavirus deaths taking the country’s total to 23,227

Italy has reported 482 deaths from coronavirus, its lowest daily figure since April 12, as the country’s total rose to 23,227. The number of new cases identified also fell by two to give a rise of 3,491, bringing the total to 175,925. The number of people in intensive care dropped by 79 to 2,733. Almost … Read more

Singapore Airlines, Jet2.com, Qatar, EVA and Emirates all pick up TripAdvisor best airline awards

For a second year in a row Singapore Airlines has been named as the best airline in the world in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, with Jet2.com named the best in the UK and Europe and Southwest Airlines hailed as North America’s best carrier. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account … Read more

Wonky skull of Styracosaurus leads palaeontologists to question past identifications of species

Wonky skull of five-metre-long Styracosaurus named ‘Hannah’ with a fan of long horns leads scientists to question previous theory that all dinosaurs had symmetrical faces The intact Styracosaurus skull has wonky horns and was discovered in Canada  Asymmetrical face suggests more morphological variability than thought  Scientists fear incomplete skulls have been mistakenly classed as new species … Read more

Jesy Nelson shows off her taut abs in a crop top amid lockdown… days after split from Chris Hughes

She is newly single, after parting ways with beau Chris Hughes earlier this month. And Jesy Nelson, 28, appeared keen to put the heartbreak behind on Saturday, as she shared a series of snaps of herself looking glamorous as she weathered the coronavirus lockdown at her home. The Little Mix star took to Instagram to … Read more

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Remarkable British team that made jab in three weeks (now pray that it works)

Over the past month, I’ve mentioned a few times that our best hope, and perhaps the only way out of this pandemic, will be by creating a safe and effective vaccine. Only then will the world be able to get back to normal. And, in fact, a couple of weeks ago, just before the lockdown began, … Read more

Fears Italy’s coronavirus crisis could trigger surge in far-right extremism

Italy is staring down the barrel of the worst recession since the Second World War, which could bolster the far-right and damage the country’s love affair with the European Union, analysts say. Much will depend on how Rome handles the easing of the national lockdown, how quickly it manages to get liquidity to suffering businesses, … Read more

Cross-country skiing and husky sledding in Norway

Norway’s natural highs: Cross-country skiing and husky sledding are hard work – but the rewards are truly exhilarating Cross-country skiing is something Norwegians do with consummate ease   But it’s hard work, as John Kampfner discovered on a trip to central Norway  He also went husky sledding and on a torchlit, horsedrawn sleigh ride By John … Read more

Extra-terrestrial impacts may have shaped Earth 3.2 billion years ago, study finds

Earth’s rocky surface is the result of ‘intense bombardment’ of extraterrestrial impacts hitting the surface billions of years ago Experts say impacts from space triggered the rise of tectonic plates on Earth   Layers of round particles condensed from the impact were discovered Particles date back about 3.2M years ago, similar to when plates appeared  By … Read more