Covid-19 hospital admissions surge 33 per cent in a week

Hospital admissions for Covid-19 patients surged by 33 per cent in just seven days, official data reveals. The biggest spike was recorded in the South of England, amid warnings the spread of infections is gathering steam in the region.  There were 6,661 infected patients sent to hospitals in England in the week ending October 25, … Read more Covid-19 hospital admissions surge 33 per cent in a week

Deutsche Bank is finally back in the black with a surge in bond trading pushing profits to £162m

Deutsche Bank is finally back in the black with a surge in bond trading pushing profits to £162m By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 22:11 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 22:16 GMT, 28 October 2020 Deutsche Bank has dragged itself into the black for the first time since early last … Read more Deutsche Bank is finally back in the black with a surge in bond trading pushing profits to £162m

Coronavirus Germany: Plans for ‘lockdown light’ amid surge in infections

Angela Merkel is drawing up plans for a so-called ‘lockdown light’ in which bars and restaurants would shut but most schools would stay open, German media says.  Merkel is due to hold talks with regional leaders on Wednesday amid rapidly rising coronavirus infections in Germany, with her economy minister warning that cases could soon reach … Read more Coronavirus Germany: Plans for ‘lockdown light’ amid surge in infections

Studio 10 boss defends new-look format as ratings fail to surge

‘We’re confident’: Studio 10 boss DEFENDS new-look format as ratings fail to surge following Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s axing and the addition of Tristan MacManus By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:57 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 02:57 GMT, 25 October 2020 It’s been over a month since Studio 10 debuted its new-look lineup … Read more Studio 10 boss defends new-look format as ratings fail to surge

Surge of coronavirus cases in 75% of US is a ‘distressing trend’ officials say

Surge of coronavirus cases in 75% of US is a ‘distressing trend’ – but ‘hope is on the way’ with vaccines predicted to be available for vulnerable Americans by year-end, health officials say   CDC and HHS officials held a now-rare COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday  Officials acknowledged a ‘distressing trend’ in rising coronavirus cases in … Read more Surge of coronavirus cases in 75% of US is a ‘distressing trend’ officials say

Hospitals cancel operations as Covid cases surge

A doctor has asked a grieving family if they could confirm the death over video link amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gillian Orman, from Southampton, rang the NHS after her mother Kathleen Bricknell, 86, died. A doctor said everyone in the house – including her deceased mother – would have to wear a mask during an … Read more Hospitals cancel operations as Covid cases surge

CDC reports surge in the share of Hispanic Americans who died of coronavirus

American minorities have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19  – and the share of Hispanic people dying of the disease in the US is only growing, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report suggests.  In May, Hispanic Americans accounted for 16.3 percent of coronavirus deaths in the US. By August, that number … Read more CDC reports surge in the share of Hispanic Americans who died of coronavirus

Coronavirus staycation cancellation: Hotels suffer surge of half-term drop outs

Hotels in Britain have suffered from a collapse in bookings with some losing more than half of them after the new three-tier local lockdown system was brought in. Families worried about local coronavirus rules in UK towns and cities are instead looking at half-term holidays abroad in countries without a quarantine requirement. Interest among Britons … Read more Coronavirus staycation cancellation: Hotels suffer surge of half-term drop outs

NHS hospitals in England are cancelling operations to make way for a surge in coronavirus patients

Hospitals across England are cancelling routine operations to make way for a surge in coronavirus patients. University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust said it was temporarily pausing non-critical planned surgery at Derriford Hospital, although day case procedures are still going ahead. Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Steve Warburton told staff in a memo … Read more NHS hospitals in England are cancelling operations to make way for a surge in coronavirus patients

The housing boom is causing mortgage prices to skyrocket as banks take advantage of surge in buyers

Mortgage rates have skyrocketed in the last few months, with the average home-owner paying up to £480 more interest on their fixed-rate deal every year.  The cost of an average two-year fixed-rate mortgage – which had an interest rate of 2 per cent in June – now stands at 2.24 per cent. Because of this increase, a … Read more The housing boom is causing mortgage prices to skyrocket as banks take advantage of surge in buyers