Remdesivir trial data ‘offers hope,’ says Gilead CEO

On the heels of an early announcement that coronavirus patients given Gilead’s Ebola drug remdesivir fared better than those who didn’t get the treatment, the company’s CEO, Daniel O’Day, deemed the results a cause for ‘hope at a time when it is badly needed,’ in an open letter obtained by Fox News.   ‘Positive data’ from … Read more

Car rams into brawlers as man brandishes a metal bar in London street fight

Shocking moment car rams into brawlers as man brandishes a metal bar in London street fight that ends with seven arrests and five people in hospital Large brawl erupted on College Hill Road in Harrow, west London on SaturdayA blue Ford car can be seen ramming into the group fighting in the streetMet Police said seven … Read more

Moment a FOX steals £120 package after Hermes delivery driver leaves it ‘in a puddle’ outside garage

Moment a FOX steals £120 package after Hermes delivery driver leaves it ‘in a puddle’ outside garage Hermes have apologised to a customer after a £120 package was stolen by a fox Martin Hind, 33, from Kent was confused when he couldn’t find his Hermes parcelCCTV footage shows the package near a gate before the fox … Read more

The top 50 most Instagrammed destinations in the world for 2019 revealed

The top 50 most Instagrammed destinations in the world for 2019 revealed: London takes the No1 spot, knocking Paris into second and New York into third Berlin, meanwhile, is the most ‘selfied’ location in the world, according to a studyIt also revealed that Santiago in Chile is the No1 for scenic posts Dubai took the top … Read more

Millions dip into their savings or take on debt amid coronavirus crisis

Millions of Britons are either dipping into their savings or getting into debt as their incomes are being dented by the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey has showed. Nearly a third of people in the UK have had to dip into their savings while a fifth have taken on debt, with the younger generations the … Read more

Alien life might thrive on ‘super-Earths’ made of pure hydrogen

Laboratory studies reveal microbes can live in extremely hostile environments such as 100 per cent hydrogen.  This finding has implications in the search for extraterrestrial life and expands the amount of planets in which life could thrive to include those previously disregarded. Many planets have been found with an atmosphere made almost entirely of hydrogen, … Read more

FDA gives emergency approval to Roche’s coronavirus antibody blood test

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency use approval to Swiss drug maker Roche Holding AG for an antibody test to help determine if people have ever been infected with the coronavirus. Roche, which also makes molecular tests to identify active COVID-19 infections, said its antibody test has a specificity rate of 99.8 … Read more

Germany records its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since March 11

Germany has recorded its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since March 11 after only 679 people were added to the tally today.  The increase from 162,496 to 163,175 confirmed cases is a rise of just 0.4 per cent, possibly influenced by a long May Day weekend.  The daily death toll was only 43, the … Read more

Liam Payne gets his hands dirty as he volunteers at a London food bank

He has been isolating alone at home in London during the coronavirus lockdown and hasn’t been able to see his son, Bear, three, who is with mum Cheryl.  But Liam Payne stepped out to volunteer at a food bank in London’s Euston in a bid to help those struggling to feed themselves during lockdown.  The … Read more

Fascinating colour pictures of Coney Island in 1948

The Bobs coaster, the Parachute Jump and Silver Streak: Fascinating colour pictures taken in 1948 show day trippers on Coney Island enjoying thrill rides and heatwave sunshine Coney Island was discovered by European explorers in the 1600s but remained undeveloped until the 1860s By the 1920s, with its Cyclone roller coaster, it had the reputation of … Read more