Nature: Intermittent warm passages let sea turtles cross cold waters on their 9,000 mile migrations

In what experts call their ‘lost years’, some loggerhead sea turtles spend up to two decades migrating from the Japanese beaches of their birth to Baja California. This 9,000-mile journey to distant foraging grounds, however, sees the temperature-sensitive creatures somehow traverse a frigid zone called the Eastern Pacific Barrier. Researchers from the US have finally … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero denied medal due to race

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero who blew Nazi ship

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

Australian foodies left horrified over woman’s hot cross bun egg sandwich

Foodies are left horrified after a woman creates a hot cross bun FRIED EGG sandwich – so would you try it? A woman’s egg sandwich made with a hot cross bun has horrified the internet She toasted sultana-filled buns, then filled them with avocado and fried egg A Facebook photo of her experimental creation has … Read more

New ‘smart’ traffic lights will automatically detect pedestrians and wait for slower people to cross

Death of the pelican crossing? New ‘smart’ traffic lights will automatically detect pedestrians and wait for slower people to cross the road using cameras and artificial intelligence Now Wireless developed technology so councils can programme traffic lights   Artificial intelligence will be able to detect a pedestrian from 15 metres away   System takes images from wide-angled … Read more

Let’s celebrate: Cinnamon apple hot cross buns 

Let’s celebrate: Cinnamon apple hot cross buns By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 Lightly spiced and with a wonderfully soft crumb, these buns are best served while still slightly warm, split open and spread with cold, salted butter. MAKES 12 larger buns or 15 smaller … Read more

Number of migrants risking their lives to cross the Channel in tiny boats has TRIPLED

The number of migrants risking their lives to cross the Channel in tiny boats in the first three months of 2021 has nearly tripled compared to the same period last year, shocking government figures reveal. The total of 1,402, compared to 511 the year before, suggests this year’s final figure will shatter the 2020 record … Read more

Family tell of their heartbreak after Pomeranian cross puppy died just a DAY after buying it online

The latest victim of puppy farming has told of her family’s heartbreak after their new puppy died just hours after arriving at its new home. Mother-of-two Annemarie from Glasgow bought a Pomeranian crossbreed puppy online as a present for her daughters, aged six and 11 years old. Immediately the eldest daughter in particular, Caitlyn, fell … Read more

Huge grass cross unveiled in the nave of Winchester Cathedral for National Day of Reflection

Huge grass cross filled with flowers is unveiled in the nave of Winchester Cathedral to mark National Day of Reflection in memory of Covid victims Large grass cross installation has been set up in nave of Winchester Cathedral for National Day of Reflection  Impressive display is made up of daffodils, primrose, cilla and mascari flowers … Read more

HBO developing THREE new Game of Thrones spin-offs which may cross over with House of the Dragon

While HBO is still casting its Game of Thrones spin-off House of the Dragon, the cable network has put three more spin-offs into development, some of which may have crossover potential with House of the Dragon. The first show is 9 Voyages (which has also been called Sea Snake), which hails from Rome and Gotham … Read more