Plane carrying 150 fruit and veg pickers from Romania lands at Stansted

The first plane carrying 150 ‘critically important’ Romanian fruit and vegetable pickers landed at Stansted this afternoon.  The young Romanians, a mix of men and women and all wearing face masks, filed out of the near empty airport in groups of five to comply with social distancing. They were then transported by buses to a … Read more Plane carrying 150 fruit and veg pickers from Romania lands at Stansted

From reaching Papua New Guinea to attending a Papal Mass in Rome, the holiday guru offers top tips

Q I’m planning a nostalgia trip to Sydney, from where I hope to take a short cruise, in a small ship, to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea’s capital, where I used to live. Can you help? Edward Mitchell, Bournemouth. Not easy, I’m afraid. Some cruise liners feature Papua New Guinea, but they are usually long … Read more From reaching Papua New Guinea to attending a Papal Mass in Rome, the holiday guru offers top tips

Smart patch that measures sweat in athletes could be used on coronavirus patients

Smart patch that measures sweat in athletes could be used on coronavirus patients to predict when cases become life-threatening A smart patch developed with Gatorade may help monitor coronavirus patients The patch measures sweat, but could look for biomarkers of the virus  It could determine if the patient’s cytokine levels increase or if they have a … Read more Smart patch that measures sweat in athletes could be used on coronavirus patients

Kim Kardashian flashes chiseled midriff in sizzling seaside pics for new SKIMS line

Kim Kardashian flashes chiseled midriff in sizzling seaside photos as she plugs new SKIMS stretch ribbed line that ‘molds to your curves’ By Sameer Suri For Dailymail.com Published: 19:16 BST, 16 April 2020 | Updated: 19:24 BST, 16 April 2020 Kim Kardashian showed off her bombshell beach body in a sizzling new set of seaside … Read more Kim Kardashian flashes chiseled midriff in sizzling seaside pics for new SKIMS line

Coronavirus: UK deaths occurring every TWO MINUTES

The coronavirus is killing one Briton every two minutes – and Birmingham is the epicentre of the UK’s crisis, figures show.  The darkest day of the UK’s outbreak yesterday saw a further 786 deaths reported, bringing the total to 6,159.  However, the outbreak seems to be slowing, with the lowest number of new cases diagnosed … Read more Coronavirus: UK deaths occurring every TWO MINUTES

Mother who joined Prince Harry for a video call this weekend talks about chat

The mother of a severely disabled teenage girl who had a video chat with Prince Harry during the coronavirus lockdown has said it was ‘lovely to feel listened to’ when vulnerable families like hers are being ‘forgotten’ by the Government. Leanne Cooper, 37, from Lincoln, cares full-time for her daughter Sophie, 13, who has Cerebral … Read more Mother who joined Prince Harry for a video call this weekend talks about chat

DEBORAH ROSS: A new domestic thriller… that’s just like five we’ve seen already

Flesh And Blood Monday-Thursday, ITV Rating: Murder 24/7 Monday-Wednesday, BBC2 Rating: The latest domestic thriller is Flesh And Blood, and already it’s getting mixed up in my head with Liar, Cheat, Trust Me, Trauma, Gold Digger, etc. Their formats are so similar – whom should we trust? – that I’m beginning to wonder if they … Read more DEBORAH ROSS: A new domestic thriller… that’s just like five we’ve seen already

Griddled aubergine with feta an pine nuts

Griddled aubergine with feta an pine nuts By Dr Michael Mosley Published: 00:02 BST, 15 March 2020 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 15 March 2020 This cake keeps well for 2-3 days wrapped in foil. Extra squares can be frozen Luscious dark aubergine is the star of this dish, delivering plenty of fibre and antioxidants to … Read more Griddled aubergine with feta an pine nuts

Coronavirus UK: NHS Birmingham Nightingale hospital opens

The Duke of Cambridge has praised the ‘herculean effort’ of NHS staff and thanked them for their’ ‘selfless commitment’ as he officially opened Birmingham‘s Nightingale Hospital today.    Prince William, 37, said the temporary field hospital – built inside the NEC exhibition centre in just eight days – was also a ‘wonderful example’ of the ‘pulling together’ going on … Read more Coronavirus UK: NHS Birmingham Nightingale hospital opens