Why we shouldn’t always follow the science

POPULAR SCIENCE SCIENCE FICTIONS    by Stuart Ritchie (Bodley Head £18.99, 368 pp) William Summerlin, a dermatologist working at a prestigious New York cancer institute in 1974, claimed he had made a major breakthrough in skin grafting. He had, he said, successfully grafted a section of skin from a black mouse on to a white one. … Read more Why we shouldn’t always follow the science

Jack Canfield’s five steps you need to follow to make money from an online business during COVID-19

A multi-millionaire bestselling author who runs self-help seminars online has described the coronavirus pandemic as a business opportunity rather than something to fear. New lockdowns in Melbourne and outbreaks in Sydney are intensifying fears about Australia suffering from the most severe economic downturn since the 1930s Great Depression.  Jack Canfield, the bestselling American co-author of … Read more Jack Canfield’s five steps you need to follow to make money from an online business during COVID-19

Less than HALF of Brits are still social distancing: Only 31% always completely follow the measures

Fewer than HALF of Brits are still social distancing: Only 31% always completely follow the measures when spending time with family and friends, poll shows Almost 75 per cent of adults said they had socialised during the last seven days Just 47 per cent of 1,150 people socialised said they maintained social distancing It comes … Read more Less than HALF of Brits are still social distancing: Only 31% always completely follow the measures

Rachel Stevens EXCLUSIVE: Singer reveals daughter, 9, plans to follow in her musical footsteps

She rose to fame in chart-topping pop group S Club 7, which went on to sell 10 million albums worldwide as well as bagging two BRIT awards. And Rachel Stevens has now revealed that her eldest daughter Amalie, nine, plans to follow in her footsteps and dreams of becoming a singer just like her famous mum. … Read more Rachel Stevens EXCLUSIVE: Singer reveals daughter, 9, plans to follow in her musical footsteps

Footballer Jordan Sinnott’s killers plot fatal assault while they follow him in CCTV

Chilling CCTV has captured the final moments before footballer Jordan Sinnott was fatally punched to the floor in an attack sparked by the victim agreeing one of his attackers was ‘fat and ginger’. The Matlock Town FC midfielder, 25, died in hospital after suffering a fractured skull and brain damage in an assault in the centre … Read more Footballer Jordan Sinnott’s killers plot fatal assault while they follow him in CCTV

HAMISH MCRAE: Why shares WON’T follow as economy takes a fall

Has all the bad news been priced into the stock markets? Not only are UK assets deeply unfashionable at the moment compared with those of other countries, but there is the wider concern that the world economy will have a second plunge in the autumn when the present support measures fade away. Explaining why the … Read more HAMISH MCRAE: Why shares WON’T follow as economy takes a fall

People with psychopathic or narcissistic traits are less likely to follow face mask rules

People with psychopathic and narcissistic personality traits are more likely to ignore coronavirus restrictions and to hoard food and toilet paper, research shows. Two studies found people with the traits often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. The researchers believe this is because they either don’t believe … Read more People with psychopathic or narcissistic traits are less likely to follow face mask rules

Follow Poirot on the trail of Agatha Christie’s serial killer on the English Riviera

Book me in: Follow Poirot on the trail of Agatha Christie’s serial killer on the English Riviera In the ABC Murders, Christie uses real place names on the English Riviera  Among them is Elberry Cove, where a body is found in the classic whodunnit Also featured is Torquay’s palm-fringed promenade and its Princess Gardens  By … Read more Follow Poirot on the trail of Agatha Christie’s serial killer on the English Riviera

Personal trainer shares the three different body types – and the diet and exercise to follow

A personal trainer has revealed the three different body types – and the best workout tips and diet tricks for each type of physique. Rachael Attard, from Sydney, said while many personal trainers will recommend that their clients follow the same exercise routine and diet approach, this will do nothing for your body – unless … Read more Personal trainer shares the three different body types – and the diet and exercise to follow

Boris Johnson urges Britons to follow his example and have a ‘staycation’

Boris Johnson urged Britons to have a ‘staycation’ this summer – saying he personally plans on taking advantage of the ‘fantastic’ holiday options in the UK. The PM, who has a new baby with fiancee Carrie Symonds, said it is a ‘great year’ to take a break in this country, with the globe still struggling to … Read more Boris Johnson urges Britons to follow his example and have a ‘staycation’