Number of shoppers was 15% down compared to 2019 – but still four times busier than last month 

As high streets across the UK came back to life yesterday, footfall failed to reach pre-pandemic levels, the latest figures have revealed.  The data shows total customer footfall on the day non-essential retail reopened in England was down 15 per cent on two years ago. However that is a significant improvement on March, when total … Read more

Black women are up to four times more likely to die of COVID-19 compared to white men

Two new studies have revealed the impact the coronavirus pandemic had on death rates in certain U.S. communities and during its early days. In one study, researchers from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health found that black women died of COVID-19 at far higher rates in Georgia and Michigan than white men did. Another … Read more

Halle Berry calls out DJ Rob Lederman after compared Black women’s skin tones to toaster settings

Buffalo, New York-based radio host Rob Lederman was fired and his two of his co-hosts Rich ‘The Bull’ Gaenzler and Chris Klein are currently suspended after Lederman compared the skin tones of famous Black women to numbered toaster settings.   Academy Award-winning actress Halle Barry, who was among the celebrity Black women mentioned by the 97 Rock … Read more

US is seeing 4% more Covid cases a day compared to last week

After weeks of encouraging declines, coronavirus cases in the U.S. are on the rise again, with the average number of daily infections rising to nearly 57,000 on Wednesday – four percent higher than they were a week earlier.  Another 67,443 new infections were recorded on Thursday, a lower figure than Wednesday’s, but still up by … Read more

Up to TWICE as many Americans have antibodies against coronavirus compared to official estimates

At least twice as many people in the U.S. may have developed antibodies against the novel coronavirus than official numbers suggest, according to a new study. Researchers looked at results of tests that determine if someone has been infected and if their body has produced immune cells that can protect them from being reinfected.   Results, … Read more

Study identifies 50 new genes that play a role in eye coloration compared to the two previously said

More than meets the eye! Study identifies 50 new genes that play a role in iris coloration compared to the one or two previously said to determine different shades A study has identified 50 new genes involved in determine human eye color Researcher conducted the analysis with some 195,000 Europeans and Asians It was previously … Read more

Adorable kitten has been compared to Captain Jack Sparrow due to his moustache markings

He’d win Meowvember! Adorable kitten has been compared to Captain Jack Sparrow due to his unique moustache and goatee markings Tom Gudgeon, 30, from London, picked furry friend Nigel up last October Shocked to see kitten was last of litter despite having moustache and goatee Nigel, five months, compared to Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates … Read more

Which holiday hotspots are cheaper, and which are pricier, compared to 2020, from Bulgaria to Corfu

The good news is that thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago. That’s according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report, revealed exclusively today in the Mail.  The report compares the prices of eight staples tourists spend their … Read more

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS on last night’s TV: Mutiny on Bounty? A picnic compared to this icy nightmare

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night’s TV: Mutiny on the Bounty? A picnic compared to this icy nightmare By Christopher Stevens for the Daily Mail Published: 02:01 GMT, 4 March 2021 | Updated: 02:04 GMT, 4 March 2021 The Terror Rating: Inside Chernobyl Rating: Divers in the Arctic waters around Canada’s King William’s Island brought an … Read more

Yorkshire Terrier is often compared to Elvis Presley because of his stylish quiff

An adorable Yorkshire Terrier is often compared to Elvis Presley because of his stylish quiff.  Teddy, a two-year-old playful and energetic Yorkie, has become a social media star because of his lustrous puffy hair.  The pooch lives with his owner Adriana Kollar, 21, and has gained hundreds of thousands of fans on Instagram where he … Read more