UK universities face £2.5bn financial ‘blackhole’ due to 230,000 drop in student numbers

Universities could face a £2.5 billion funding ‘black hole’ amid predictions that 121,000 fewer students from abroad will enter higher education during the coronavirus pandemic, a report has warned.  Tens of thousands of jobs risk being lost if the Government fails to take urgent action to mitigate the impact of the crisis, according to research … Read more UK universities face £2.5bn financial ‘blackhole’ due to 230,000 drop in student numbers

NHS intensive care nurse who helped save Boris Johnson’s life says he was ‘just another patient’

A New Zealand nurse who treated Boris Johnson while he was in hospital with coronavirus said she saw the Prime Minister as ‘just another patient’ and that she thought he was joking when he singled her out for praise. Jenny McGee, 35, who has worked for the National Health Service since 2010, was one of the … Read more NHS intensive care nurse who helped save Boris Johnson’s life says he was ‘just another patient’

Six tips to prepare your home for sale for when lockdown ends

If you’re hoping to sell your property once coronavirus lockdown ends, there are some simple steps you can take to boost your chances of a speedy sale. These include some basic home improvements you can make while stuck indoors to help ‘boost saleability’, according to the estate agents body NAEA Propertymark. In particular, it highlights … Read more Six tips to prepare your home for sale for when lockdown ends

Bindi Irwin is ‘looking for decent candidates’ to date her mother Terri 

‘She’s been discreetly asking around’: Bindi Irwin is ‘looking for decent candidates’ to date her mother Terri By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia Published: 09:52 BST, 23 April 2020 | Updated: 09:53 BST, 23 April 2020 Terri Irwin has not dated anyone since her husband Steve tragically passed away in 2006. But on Thursday, … Read more Bindi Irwin is ‘looking for decent candidates’ to date her mother Terri 

Poison center calls have surged by 20% amid coronavirus pandemic

Fears of contracting coronavirus have driven up calls to poison control centers in the US by one-fifth, a new report finds. Over the last three months, calls have increased 16 percent from this time in 2018 and 20 percent from this time last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Monday. The … Read more Poison center calls have surged by 20% amid coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon publishes post-lockdown plan

Nicola Sturgeon gazumps Downing Street again as Scottish government publishes its own plan for easing coronavirus lockdown restrictions Scottish First Minister publishing paper today setting out end-of-lockdown plan Ms Sturgeon said it will contain ‘principles that will guide us’ in months ahead Comes as Downing Street is under growing pressure to publish its own blueprint  … Read more Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon publishes post-lockdown plan

Paul Gascoigne joins friends in garden shed pub before the owner’s wife smashes it up

Paul Gascoigne joins friends in garden shed pub before the owner’s wife smashes it up because party-goers kept her up all night Paul Salmon built the makeshift pub in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, last year  Gascoigne seen visiting the shed, with agent saying it was before lockdown  Salmon’s wife smashed the pub apart and slammed drinkers for … Read more Paul Gascoigne joins friends in garden shed pub before the owner’s wife smashes it up

How do I set up power of attorney during coronavirus lockdown?

Advice on setting up a legal failsafe against falling ill while observing coronavirus lockdown and social distancing rules has been issued by the official oversight body. You can secure your finances in case you can no longer handle them by appointing someone you trust as attorney, usually a family member or friend, to take control … Read more How do I set up power of attorney during coronavirus lockdown?

Sam Faiers dresses up as a cowgirl in TINY hotpants for fun TikTok dance video with daughter Rosie

She is on lockdown with her partner and their two young children. And Sam Faiers transformed into a cowgirl for a fun TikTok video with daughter Rosie on Wednesday. The Mummy Diaries star, 29, displayed her toned frame in a tiny pair of denim hotpants and a scanty crop-top as she filmed the adorable clip … Read more Sam Faiers dresses up as a cowgirl in TINY hotpants for fun TikTok dance video with daughter Rosie

One-quarter of homeless people living in shelters and 11% of staff at 19 facilities have coronavirus

Coronavirus cases among homeless people in shelters, and staff members, are on the rise, a new report finds. At least one-quarter of people experiencing homelessness have contracted COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Wednesday. In addition, about one-tenth of staff members at shelters across … Read more One-quarter of homeless people living in shelters and 11% of staff at 19 facilities have coronavirus