Workers will see their health start to fail at 59 – long before they reach pension age

Workers’ health starts to fail at the age of 59 as a study reveals the nation’s divide with those in the Northeast more likely to fall ill before retirement age Employees at 50 can expect to only see an average of nine more in-shape years However, the pension age is currently 65 and will rise … Read more Workers will see their health start to fail at 59 – long before they reach pension age

Giant sand cloud from Sahara is being blown across the Atlantic and could reach Texas 

New satellite imagery reveals a giant sand cloud from the Sahara being blown across the Atlantic and could reach as far as Texas Satellite imagery shows a giant cloud of dust from the Sahara heading to the US The cloud could reach Florida, Louisiana, and Texas within a matter of days  Dust clouds form 5,000 … Read more Giant sand cloud from Sahara is being blown across the Atlantic and could reach Texas 

Elephant stands up on its hind legs to reach a jackfruit at the top of a tree in southern India

Climbing trunks: Hungry elephant stands up on its hind legs to reach a jackfruit at the top of a 25ft tree in southern India The elephant climbed the tree in Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad, Kerala It was filmed using its trunk to reach up and grab the fruit by forest watchers Indian elephants … Read more Elephant stands up on its hind legs to reach a jackfruit at the top of a tree in southern India

Britons hit the beach early with temperatures set to reach sweltering 81F today

Britons hit the beach yesterday as temperatures soared to a sweltering 79F (26C) ahead of the hottest day of the year today. Sunbathers, kayakers and paddleboarders flocked to Bournemouth and Margate as runners beat the heat with morning jogs through central London. Meanwhile tourists returned to Cambridge to punt along the River Cam  The scenes come … Read more Britons hit the beach early with temperatures set to reach sweltering 81F today

Britons hit the beach early with temperatures set to reach sweltering 79F today

Nice weather for a quick dip! Britons hit the beach early with temperatures set to reach sweltering 79F today before the hottest day of the year tomorrow Kayakers and paddleboarders raced across calm waters while swimmers took a dip in sunny Bournemouth The Met Office forecast highs of 79F (26C) today and 81F (28C) on … Read more Britons hit the beach early with temperatures set to reach sweltering 79F today

Brazil’s President does press ups at anti-lockdown protest as hospitals reach ‘near collapse’

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro was filmed performing press ups with his supporters at an anti-lockdown protest on Sunday as Sao Paulo’s hospitals are said to be ‘near collapse’ in the battle against covid-19. Mayor of Sao Paulo Bruno Covas, who is leading the response in Brazil‘s most-populous city, today warned that the city’s health service is on … Read more Brazil’s President does press ups at anti-lockdown protest as hospitals reach ‘near collapse’

Russian oligarch’s ex-wife says their son has played ‘central role’ in putting £450m beyond reach

Russian oligarch’s ex-wife says their son has played ‘central role’ in putting £450m she was awarded in Britain’s biggest-ever divorce beyond her reach Tatiana Akhmedova awarded a 41.5 per cent share of former husband’s fortune However judges have heard she has so far received about £5 million of his assets She will now be taking … Read more Russian oligarch’s ex-wife says their son has played ‘central role’ in putting £450m beyond reach

Global internet outages reach record high during the coronavirus lockdown

Internet outages have hit record highs during the coronavirus lockdown, as network operators make changes to meet the demand of more people now working at home.  According to US network intelligence firm ThousandEyes, network outages across the globe were seen to rise across March, reaching previously unseen levels. While internet infrastructure in both the UK … Read more Global internet outages reach record high during the coronavirus lockdown

Build a £240,000 savings pot for your child by the time they reach 18

Pointer: New tax year started on April 6 Thanks to the upheaval in our lives over the past few weeks, the start of a new tax year on April 6 will have passed many of us by.  But it heralds a raft of key changes – some of which could have a positive effect on … Read more Build a £240,000 savings pot for your child by the time they reach 18

Shedflix! Father, 72, and his daughter reach 3.5 million views a week through classic movie channel

As media nerve centres go, it is a far cry from the usual glass-and-chrome Soho office, stuffed with plush designer furniture and high-tech gadgetry. But despite operating from nothing more glamorous than a modest shed in a Home Counties village, Talking Pictures TV has become one of the most unlikely success stories in broadcasting, counting … Read more Shedflix! Father, 72, and his daughter reach 3.5 million views a week through classic movie channel