Invasive mussels are pooping so much phosphorous it’s choking the Great Lakes

Environmentalists have been fighting the good fight against the Great Lakes’ algae blooms – toxic green soup that kills fish and contaminated drinking water – for decades, by trying to clean up the shores and stem pollution from the surrounding area.   The algae feed on phosphorous, so regulators have worked to limit how much can … Read more

Friends celebrate day one of the Great Unlocking with a bottle of fizz on a park bench

Friends celebrated their long-awaited reunion with a bottle of champagne as they met for the first time in months after the first easing of lockdown restrictions came into place this morning. The pair embraced the morning chill to enjoy a celebratory drink and a picnic on a bench in Clapham Common, south London, as Britons across … Read more

First step in the great UNLOCKING starts in England today

Today sees the start of England’s great unlocking, with two friends allowed to meet outside socially, families allowed to see loved ones in care homes and schools welcoming back pupils.  Boris Johnson said he hoped the tentative softening of restrictions marked a ‘big step’ on his ‘road map to freedom’ – a plan which could … Read more

Travis Barker calls girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian ‘a great mom’ on the Drew Barrymore Show

Travis Barker lovingly calls girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian ‘a great mom’ as he tells Drew Barrymore about the value of dating someone else with kids By Dan Heching For Published: 00:19 GMT, 5 March 2021 | Updated: 00:19 GMT, 5 March 2021 Travis Barker only has kind things to say about his uber famous girlfriend. … Read more

Molly Meldrum’s emotional tribute to ‘great friend’ Michael Gudinski

Kylie Minogue – ‘MICHAEL GUDINSKI – Legend. Legacy. LOVE. A Titan of the music industry. One of a kind and forever family to me. My heart is broken and I can’t believe he’s gone. Irreplaceable and unforgettable, I’ll always love you ‘The Big G’.’ Dannii Minogue –  Michael Gudinski’s love and passion for music and family is … Read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Deliveroo float is a great win for the City

We don’t associate government initiatives on the City with speed, as anyone who has followed the audit reform saga would testify. So it is terrific to see Deliveroo unveil its intention to float in London just hours after Rishi Sunak’s budget. The report by Lord Hill on bringing tech-based initial public offerings to the London … Read more

Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith would ban CAKE from schools in bid to tackle obesity 

Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith would ban CAKE from schools in bid to tackle obesity Prue Leith says she would ban pupils eating in school apart from school meals The Bake Off judge says children won’t eat a full lunch if they bring in junk food She hit out at parents offering their … Read more

COVID-19 US: Great apes at San Diego Zoo receive vaccine

Nine great apes at San Diego Zoo become first non-humans to receive COVID-19 vaccine after outbreak saw eight gorillas infected Four orangutans and five bonobos at the San Diego Zoo in California were given doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine made for animals last month  The vaccines were handed out after eight gorillas at the … Read more

Princess Beatrice says becoming a stepmother to husband Edo’s son Wolfie was a ‘great honour’

Princess Beatrice has described becoming a stepmother to husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi’s son Wolfie a ‘great honour’ and reveals she’s had a ‘remarkable time’ re-reading her favourite stories with him during lockdown. The Queen’s granddaughter, 32, became the first princess in Her Majesty’s family to marry someone with children when she wed property developer Edo in a … Read more

Great Pacific Garbage Patch has ‘connecting pathway with East Asia’ that may feed it debris

The North Pacific is home to an enormous swirl of plastic waste twice the size of Texas known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but how the trash made its way to the region has been a mystery among scientists – until now. Researchers from the US and Germany set out to uncover pathways that … Read more