‘Torture-like’ conditions at Russian penal colony where Alexei Navalny must serve his sentence

Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny must serve his sentence in a penal facility where ‘torture-like’ conditions are so horrific inmates have severely injured themselves to avoid being sent there, a former prisoner has claimed.       Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, was jailed this month over alleged parole violations related to an embezzlement … Read more

UK weather: Warm conditions to continue into the weekend with 55F highs

Balmy Britain as hot as Barcelona: 55F spring sun will get lockdown-weary Britons into the Great Outdoors again today – with warm weather to continue into weekend England and Wales are enjoying temperatures on a par with Malaga and Barcelona this week  Suffolk got up to 65.1F (18.4C) yesterday which was even above the average … Read more

Brave 7-year-old girl battling THREE rare conditions

A video of a seven-year-old girl who is battling three rare conditions has gone viral as she performs an adorable dancing routine while waiting for a bowel transplant. Isabella Thompson, from Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, has been living in the hospital since birth.  She is severely immunocompromised and has a form of a dwarfism, and … Read more

Vision: 360-degree images reveal how iconic tourist spots look to people with ocular conditions

An interactive tool is using 360-degree images to show how iconic tourist spots  look to those with eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma and tunnel vision. Users can, for example, see ‘floaters’ over the Sydney Opera House, experience Times Square dimmed by night blindness and view Dubai with ‘Deuteranopia’. According to the developers at contact lens retailer … Read more

Britain’s latest coronavirus deaths include 16-year-old with no underlying health conditions 

Britain’s latest coronavirus deaths include 16-year-old with no underlying health conditions NHS England said 307 people who tested positive for Covid had died in hospital Patients were aged 16 to 100 with all except four having underling conditions  This brings the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 81,046  By Raven Saunt For … Read more

Parts of the UK are already jabbing over-50s without underlying conditions amid postcode lottery

Britain’s vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare today after it emerged parts of London have jabbed fewer than two-thirds of their elderly residents – even though some parts of the UK have already moved onto over-50s. Wales widened their jab roll-out on Monday to include everyone in the next phase at the same time – … Read more

Meet the entrepreneurs that built their businesses to help loved ones with health conditions

Some of the best businesses find success through filling a gap in the market and offering something that nobody else does – or at least not successfully. Often, the founders of are inspired by their own experience of needing a product or service and finding out it did not exist. This gives them a strong, … Read more

Moment Royal Mail postman LEAVES pensioner lying in the snow amid freezing conditions

‘I can’t help. I’m knackered’: Moment Royal Mail postman LEAVES pensioner lying in the snow amid freezing conditions as vulnerable 72-year-old’s family blast ‘disgusting’ footage Royal Mail postman left Patricia Stewart, 72, lying in snow after fall this week He told the pensioner he was ‘too knackered’ to pick her up in Falkirk Royal Mail … Read more

Scotland’s ski slopes have their best conditions in years – but remain closed because of Covid rules

Scotland’s ski slopes are seeing the best conditions in years after weeks of ‘high quality’ snowfall – as they remain shut due to to lockdown rules. Glencoe Mountain has reported its best snowfall ever – while Cairngorm Mountain has seen ‘high quality snow’ on its popular slopes in recent weeks. But snow sports enthusiasts are unable … Read more

Seven-year-old with underlying health conditions among 630 daily Covid hospital deaths in England

A seven-year-old has died after testing positive for coronavirus, health officials have revealed.   The Government announced 915 more Covid victims across the UK today, taking the total fatality toll past 110,000. NHS England said the child was one of the 630 patients to succumb to the virus in English hospitals in the past 24 hours.   The … Read more