Fears the Otterhound, Britain’s rarest dog breed, will go extinct after seven puppies born last year

There are fears the Otterhound, Britain’s rarest breed of dog, is on the brink of extinction after just seven puppies were born last year. Puppies like Labradors and French Bulldogs have seen record sales during the Covid lockdown, but the same cannot be said for the Otterhound, one of Britain’s oldest dog breeds that dates back to the … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to ‘take some proper time off’ after baby daughter is born

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘will both take some proper time off,’ after the birth of their daughter in the summer, a source has claimed. For the Duke of Sussex, 36, who is currently living in his $14 million mansion in California, this would mean taking time out from his first job in the corporate world … Read more

Alex Reid’s pregnant fiancée reveals baby could survive if she was born now

‘It’s happening!’ Alex Reid’s pregnant fiancée Nikki Manashe reveals her baby has a chance of survival if she was born now as she reaches 24 week milestone after seven-year IVF journey By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 10:31 BST, 31 March 2021 | Updated: 10:31 BST, 31 March 2021 Alex Reid’s pregnant fiancée Nikki Manashe … Read more

Grandmother finally able to meet TWO of her grandchildren born during lockdown

Viewers left in tears as grandmother finally meets her TWO grandsons born duing lockdown on Lorraine – but she still can’t cuddle them  Carol, from Hartlepool, was unable to meet her two grandchildren in the flesh Her son Scott and his partner Rachel had first baby Oscar in March last year Carol also unable to … Read more

Pregnant Helen Flanagan predicts baby will be born tomorrow as she showcases her blossoming bump  

‘So exciting!’: Heavily pregnant Helen Flanagan predicts she will go into labour tomorrow as she showcases her blossoming bump By Nicole Conner For Mailonline Published: 19:54 GMT, 20 March 2021 | Updated: 19:55 GMT, 20 March 2021 She is set to welcome her third child with fiancé Scott Sinclair any day now. And Helen Flanagan … Read more

Health: Pollution could be behind the rising number of boys born with undescended testicles

Pollution from industries like coal mining and metal works may be causing more boys to be born with their testicles in the wrong place, a study has warned. Experts from France investigated cases of so-called ‘cryptorchidism’ — a condition in which one or both testicles have not descended into the scrotum by birth. While it … Read more

Couple welcome ‘miracle twins’ born on different days and with different star signs

A couple who thought they may never have children have welcomed a pair of twins – who were born on different days and have different star signs. Jess, 31, and Chris Chelin, 34, from York, were ‘completely shocked’ when they got pregnant with twins naturally. The non-identical boys both weighed 6lb 7oz but Eric was … Read more

Italians face dying a year earlier while lockdown in Spain sees number of babies born plummet

Italians face dying a year earlier due to the pandemic while the Covid lockdown in Spain has seen births plummet to record lows.  Average life expectancy in Italy fell by a year to 82.3 years, the country’s national statistics office revealed on Wednesday. In Spain just 23,226 babies were born in December, a fifth less than … Read more

Secret diary of Bletchley spy chief tells of moment the US and British special relationship was born

The ‘Ys’ are coming! Secret 1941 diary of pioneering Bletchley spy chief tells of moment the special relationship was born as US stepped in to help British codebreakers during WWII Alastair Denniston recorded first visit of US cryptographers to Bletchley Park Commander was working with Alan Turing to crack German Enigma code in 1941 The … Read more