Love Island’s Yewande Biala claims ‘mispronouncing names is another form of racism’

Love Island star Yewande Biala has penned a piece claiming that ‘mispronouncing names is another form of racism’ following her spat with former co-star Lucie Donlan. The Love Island star, 25, detailed her experience of fearing others attempting to pronounce her name from a young age before being reminded by her family to own her … Read more Love Island’s Yewande Biala claims ‘mispronouncing names is another form of racism’

Married father-of-four, 35, dies from rare form of cancer just 18 months after triplets were born

A married father-of-four has died of a rare form of cancer just 18 months after his triplets were born. Steve Sparshott, 35, from Milton Keynes, was told he had a sarcoma tumour shortly after his premature baby daughters were born in June 2019 and while they were still in hospital.   Despite constant treatment, which even … Read more Married father-of-four, 35, dies from rare form of cancer just 18 months after triplets were born

Butterflies don’t just clap their wings, they form a ‘pocket’ that creates added jet propulsion

Scientists have long been puzzled over exactly how the butterfly moves through the air the way it does. It’s long been believed that butterflies ‘ clap’ their large wings to thrust forward, but scientists in Sweden have now determined the motion is far more complex than previously understood. Rather than just beating them, they flex … Read more Butterflies don’t just clap their wings, they form a ‘pocket’ that creates added jet propulsion

Early Bronze Age people used rings, bangles and axe blades as an early form of money 5,000 years ago

Europe’s first common currency: Early Bronze Age people used rings, bangles and even axe blades as an early form of money 5,000 years ago Researchers examined more than 5,000 objects from 100 ancient hoards Around 70% of the rings were similar enough to be indistinguishable by hand This consistent similarity in shape and weight are … Read more Early Bronze Age people used rings, bangles and axe blades as an early form of money 5,000 years ago

Mother fears son, nine, who suffers from rare form of epilepsy could die

The mother of a nine-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy has warned her son’s life is at risk because his medical cannabis can no longer be imported from the Netherlands due to Brexit. Hannah Deacon said she had only learned of the change in policy less than two weeks before the Brexit transition … Read more Mother fears son, nine, who suffers from rare form of epilepsy could die

Americans who endorse a form of masculinity are likely have love for Donald Trump, study reveals 

American politicians tend to paint themselves as being powerful, influential and never vulnerable and such ideas about masculinity could explain people’s love for President Donald Trump, study reveals. A team from Penn State University found that Americans who support ‘hegemonic masculinity – the notion that men should be strong, tough and dominant – were more … Read more Americans who endorse a form of masculinity are likely have love for Donald Trump, study reveals 

ANOTHER mutant form of coronavirus is discovered in Nigeria

ANOTHER mutant form of coronavirus is discovered in Nigeria after new strains were found in South Africa and Britain A third new variant of coronavirus has been discovered in Nigeria, medics say  The mutant strain is different to those uncovered in the UK and South Africa  But medics are not sure what effect the strain … Read more ANOTHER mutant form of coronavirus is discovered in Nigeria

Huge shopping queues form as supermarkets airlift in European supplies

Huge queues formed this morning as supermarkets airlifted in fruit and vegetables in an attempt to avoid shortages of fresh produce caused by the chaos at Dover. The British Retail Consortium has warned that there could be a lack of some fresh goods until the backlog of trucks is cleared, while the Food and Drink … Read more Huge shopping queues form as supermarkets airlift in European supplies

Huge queues form outside shops and crowds pack into supermarkets

Huge queues formed outside shops and crowds packed into supermarkets today – as Tesco put limits on sales of eggs, rice, soap and toilet roll in response to panic buying. Pictures of empty shelves at supermarkets have emerged this week following warnings there could be shortages of certain foods including salad, vegetables and fresh fruit … Read more Huge queues form outside shops and crowds pack into supermarkets

How the mutated form of Covid has rapidly spread across England over the last fortnight

By David Churchill What has happened to the coronavirus to trigger such concern? A new strain of Covid has developed which is said to spread far faster. A ‘strain’ is a new version of a virus which has genetic mutations. The new strain is a version of Sars-Cov-2, the coronavirus which causes the disease Covid-19. … Read more How the mutated form of Covid has rapidly spread across England over the last fortnight