Climate: Arctic summer sea ice is at its twelfth lowest extent on record, NASA reveals 

Arctic summer sea ice is at its twelfth lowest extent on record, dropping to 1.82 million square miles in 2021, NASA reveals Experts have been using satellite data to monitor Arctic sea ice since 1978 The ice’s extent wax and wanes annually — reaching a minimum in September However, four decades of records have revealed significant … Read more

High Street banks paying lowest rates on easy-access accounts 

Savers paying the price for loyalty: High Street banks paying lowest rates on easy-access account By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 22 June 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 22 June 2021 Savers are missing out by sticking to High Street banks for their easy-access savings. They have £927 billion in … Read more

Nationwide launches 5% deposit mortgage with lowest rate yet

Nationwide Building Society has become the latest lender to offer mortgages with 5 per cent deposits, and is offering the lowest interest rate yet. It is the largest bank or building society to bring back a 5 per cent product, and the is doing so at the lowest rate available, 3.49 per cent. Nationwide is … Read more

We reveal the models with the lowest – and highest – first year car premiums

The Volkswagen Up! is the car has the lowest first year car insurance costs, costing drivers £1,483 on average, new research has revealed. Motorists will have to shell out just £20 in road tax per year, for pre-2017 vehicles, and pay an average monthly lease of £67, according to data from Local Driving School. It … Read more

US Covid deaths fall to their lowest level since OCTOBER but daily cases increase to 80,00

New cases of coronavirus in the U.S. rose for the third week in a row even as vaccinations continue to ramp up across the country.  Infections rose five percent to more than 450,000 last week, according to a analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. On Monday, health officials recorded 79,075 – the fourth … Read more

Covid deaths fall to lowest in SIX months as UK records 10 fatalities and 3,423 new infections 

Covid deaths fall to lowest in SIX months as UK records 10 fatalities and another 3,423 new infections Covid deaths have fallen to lowest numbers in six months, with 10 fatalities  As of 9am today there had been a further 3,423 lab-confirmed cases in the UK The total number of confirmed cases in the UK … Read more

Where to find the lowest Covid infection rates in the UK – and bag a sublime staycation

When we are finally allowed to go on self-catering trips in the UK from April 12 (April 26 in Scotland), where will we travel? The answer may be: wherever is possible, as holiday-let firms report that over 90 per cent of properties are already taken. Competition is also likely to be tough for hotels and … Read more

Covid UK: London’s daily death rate falls to five, the second lowest in England

Just five people are dying with Covid every day in London — nearly 40 times fewer than during the peak of the crisis in January, according to official figures.  And the capital now has the second lowest Covid death rate in England, amid dwindling death tolls across the country and a mammoth vaccine drive.  Britain’s … Read more

Coronavirus deaths fall to lowest Saturday figure in six months as 58 new fatalities are recorded

Britain reported 58 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the number of people who have died within 28 days of a positive test to 126,573. A further 4,715 people have tested positive for the disease, a 16 per cent drop from last Saturday’s figure of 5,587, totalling 4,329,180. One week ago, 96 deaths were recorded, meaning fatalities … Read more

Britain’s Covid deaths plunge by 75% to 17 in lowest daily figure since SEPTEMBER

Britain’s coronavirus death toll has plunged by three-quarters in a week to the lowest daily figure since before the second wave spiralled out of control six months ago. Department of Health bosses posted another 17 Covid fatalities today, below the 64 recorded last Monday. It was the smallest daily death toll since September 28, when 13 … Read more