Virgin Galactic reveals supersonic jet design capable of speeds over Mach 3

Virgin Galactic reveals supersonic jet design capable of speeds over Mach 3 that will be developed in partnership with Rolls-Royce Virgin Galactic released the first concept images of its supersonic passenger jet  It would travel at speeds of Mach 3 at altitudes above 60,000 feet The cabin is customized to fit customers’ needs, like business … Read more

UK records just five Covid-19 deaths in preliminary toll

Britain’s coronavirus cases rise again to a SIX-WEEK high: Officials record 938 more infections but only around 100 a day are being hospitalised as health chiefs post nine more deaths By Stephen Matthews Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 14:15 BST, 3 August 2020 | Updated: 16:45 BST, 3 August 2020 Advertisement The UK today recorded … Read more

Giant whale and her calf splash around with group of surfers off coast of Australia 

Having a whale of a time! Giant mammal and her calf splash around with group of surfers off coast of Australia  Mother and calf playing within inches of surfers off coast of Manly, Australia  Drone footage captured by 31-year-old photographer Dominique Taylor  Whales splash around near the surfers and even knocks some off their boards … Read more

Love Island’s Arabella Chi turns up the heat in a tiny yellow bikini on Ibiza trip 

Love Island’s Arabella Chi turns up the heat in a tiny yellow bikini as she soaks on the sun on Ibiza trip By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 16:25 BST, 3 August 2020 | Updated: 16:28 BST, 3 August 2020 She’s been on cloud nine ever since embarking on a new relationship with musician Josh Newsham … Read more

British Airways scraps its all-business-class service between London City Airport and New York 

British Airways permanently grounds its unique all-business-class service between London City Airport and New York The transatlantic service was operated on a specially adapted Airbus A318  The aircraft only had 32 seats – and they could all be converted into 6ft flat beds  BA says the service has been scrapped as a result of the … Read more

Man and woman are found dead inside car at country park in Dorset as police launch investigation 

A man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s have been found dead inside a black Range Rover this morning at an idyllic country park. The casualties were discovered in an unresponsive state by passers-by at Durlston Country Park, near Swanage in Dorset. The bodies were covered by a green tarpaulin in the back … Read more

Nearly half of COVID-19 patients at a New York City developed severe kidney damage

More evidence has emerged that the novel coronavirus attacks and severely damages the kidneys.  Nearly half of patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, at one New City Hospital suffered acute kidney injury, a new report suggests.  Researchers found that, for one-fifth of those patients, the damage was so severe that they needed … Read more

Hays Travel is to axe 878 jobs after Spain quarantine ‘triggered holiday cancellations’

Hays Travel which bought 555 Thomas Cook travel agents last year is to cut up to 878 of its 4,500 jobs. The company said it has ‘made every possible effort’ to avoid job losses ‘during these extraordinary and distressing times’. It came just hours after fitness firm DW Sports said it is to tumble into … Read more

Socialites make the most of the summer by picking quiet destinations for their lavish holidays  

A crowded beach is not the place you want to be in the era of social distancing, but if you’re part of the elite set with access to the most exlusive resorts or a vast country estate, then it’s easy to holiday in style and safetly.  While many have opted for staycations due to travel … Read more

Conservation efforts in China to protect giant pandas have failed to help large carnivores

Conservation efforts in China designed to protect the giant panda have failed to help the region’s endangered leopards, snow leopards and wolves, study finds Experts examined the large carnivores living in 73 of China’s protected areas They found in most of the regions, such animals had almost entirely disappeared Numbers of leopards, for example, have … Read more