England’s salt reduction program will lead to 200,000 fewer adults developing heart disease by 2050

England’s salt reduction programme between 2003 and 2018 successfully slashed salt consumption of the average English adult by 15 per cent, a new study has found.    Data shows 8.38 grams of salt are now consumed every day, down from 9.38 grams in 2000.  If these salt intake levels are maintained, by 2050 the programme would … Read more

England’s 10pm coronavirus curfew on pubs and restaurants did nothing to reduce the spread

England’s 10pm coronavirus curfew on pubs and restaurants did nothing to reduce the spread of the disease, a study has suggested. Scientists looked at data from nearly 4,000 Britons to measure the effect of various lockdown measures last summer and autumn. They found the controversial curfew, introduced on September 24, had ‘no measurable effect’ on reducing the number … Read more

England’s Covid vaccine postcode lottery: Parts of London have only jabbed 60% of over-60s

England’s Covid vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare today after it emerged parts of London have jabbed just 60 per cent of over-70s – while almost every elderly person has had their first dose in one district in Hampshire. The NHS England statistics, which go up to February 14, also show that some parts of … Read more

England’s ACTUAL Covid hotspots: Infection rates have tripled in 0.6% of wards in a week

Coronavirus infection rates have tripled or more in 0.6 per cent of council wards across England, with a six-fold surge in one village in East Yorkshire mystifying its residents.  South Cave, a village 13 miles (21km) west of Hull and home to 5,000 people, saw its infection rate surge from 123 cases per 100,000 people in … Read more

Winger Anthony Watson defends ‘taking the knee’ ahead of England’s Six Nations clash

England rugby star Anthony Watson has defended taking the knee ahead of today’s Six Nations clash with Italy at Twickenham. But the 26-year-old winger insisted it was not a show of support for Black Lives Matter, whose views he branded ‘a bit extreme’. Watson was among 12 teammates who made the anti-racism gesture before last … Read more

CLIVE WOODWARD: England’s defeat to Scotland was the worst I have ever seen us play given the stakes

One way or another I’ve watched every England game since the mid-1970s. I supported England, I was honoured to play for and then coach England, and in the media have covered England around the world. And that was the worst I have ever seen England play by some margin given what was at stake. I … Read more

Rare maps charting England’s defeat of the Spanish Armada will remain in the UK

Saved for the nation: Rare maps charting England’s defeat of the Spanish Armada will remain in the UK after public helps raise £600k to buy them The set of ten, dating back to 1589, are thought to be the earliest surviving representations of famous battle The collection were sold abroad in July, but a Government … Read more

England’s cash-strapped councils make £891million profit in a year through parking charges

England’s cash-strapped councils make £891million profit in a year through parking charges and penalty fees Figures for 19/20 showed 388 authorities made a combined £2.44m every day  Consumer groups say the UK’s 37million drivers are being unfairly targeted Westminster council earned the most over the year with a profit of £69.6m  By Mario Ledwith for … Read more

Almost 13 TIMES more over-60s have died from Covid in England’s hospitals

Almost 13 times more over-60s have died from coronavirus in England’s hospitals compared to those in younger age groups, official figures reveal. NHS England data shows 56,000 Covid deaths were recorded in over-60s by January 14 — but only 4,500 in the under-60s. The stark figures underline how the disease preys on the elderly, while … Read more

Coronavirus cases DIDN’T fall during the first ten days of England’s lockdown, major study claims

Coronavirus cases didn’t fall during the first ten days of England’s third national lockdown, according to the results of a major surveillance study. Random swabbing of 142,000 people between January 6 to 15 found ‘no evidence’ of a decline in infection levels — despite an array of promising data showing exactly the opposite.  The Imperial … Read more