DR AMIR KHAN: ‘I vaccinated 100 people over 48-hour shift in Bradford. Every one of them was white’

The moment I realised what we were up against was when a student nurse, who had just spent a year on the Covid front line, told me that she wouldn’t have the vaccine because it might prevent her from becoming a mother in the future. She was 21 and already in her third year of … Read more

More than 42,000 people died in traffic accidents in 2020

Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But those who did venture out found open lanes that only invited reckless driving, leading to a sharp increase in traffic-crash deaths across the country. The nonprofit National Safety Council estimates in a report issued Thursday that 42,060 people died … Read more

Somalia terror attack: At least 20 people killed and 30 wounded in Mogadishu

At least 20 people killed and 30 wounded in Somalia as Islamist terrorists detonate rickshaw loaded with explosives outside a popular restaurant in the capital Mogadishu ‘At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded’ in a suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Police said a three-wheeler rickshaw was packed with explosives when it hit … Read more

Jeremy Paxman claims ‘BBC is full of boring people doing boring jobs’ and ‘any fool’ can read news

‘BBC is full of boring people doing boring jobs’: Jeremy Paxman claims ‘any fool’ can read the news and launches attack on reporters who are more interested in being on television than ‘letting the story tell itself’  Jeremy Paxman said ‘any fool’ could read the news and attacked vain reporters more interested in being on … Read more

Pubs are only dangerous to old and fat people, covid expert says

Pubs are only dangerous to old and fat people and airplanes are ‘safe’ because they have the same standard of ventilation as a theatre, covid expert says Professor Robert Dingwall said the risk from pubs was ‘heavily age loaded’ He added that planes were ‘fundamentally safe’ because of their air conditioning Boris Johnson’s roadmap will … Read more

Twenty refugees die when people smugglers throw them off boat to Yemen

Twenty refugees die when people smugglers throw 80 off overcrowded boat from Djibouti to Yemen Around 200 migrants including children were on boat from Djibouti into Yemen  Smuggler panicked during crossing and pushed around 80 people into the water Survivors said around 20 people drowned, with five bodies recovered so far  Tens of thousands of … Read more

People with higher incomes are ‘prouder, more confident and less afraid’, study says

People with higher incomes are ‘prouder, more confident and less afraid’, according to ‘the most comprehensive analysis to date’. Researchers in the US and Singapore analysed income data and questionnaire results of 1.6 million people in 162 countries, including the US, the UK, Ireland, Australia, Germany, France and Japan. Higher income predicted whether people felt … Read more

Coronavirus: REACT mass-testing survey finds 1 in 200 people infected in England

Boris Johnson is likely to face more pressure to end lockdown early after another infection survey showed Covid cases are continuing to tumble. Rates have fallen by more than two thirds in England since the middle of January and more than halved in every age group, the study shows. Researchers from Imperial College London say … Read more

Covid UK: GPs will prescribe DIETS for more than 700,000 people to combat obesity

Sir Keith Mills, the inventor of Nectar points and Air Miles, will advise on a new approach to lifestyle changes under the proposals GPs will prescribe more than 700,000 people diet plans, apps and wearable activity trackers in a Government anti-obesity drive, as a report says Britain’s Covid-19 death rate is partly the result of … Read more

Covid-19: People with blood type A are at greater risk of infection, study shows

 On March 17 2020, just as the virus was taking hold in the UK and before the first lockdown was introduced, MailOnline reported that Chinese researchers found people with Type A blood are significantly more likely to catch coronavirus than those with Type O. The study in Wuhan also found those with Type A blood … Read more