Coronavirus England: Testing is getting SLOWER, data shows

Waiting times for coronavirus swab test results have surged in the past week and now one in three people at drive-through centres have to wait more than 24 hours. Damning statistics today published by the Department of Health show NHS Test and Trace is failing on one of its most important measures – testing people … Read more

People with psychopathic or narcissistic traits are less likely to follow face mask rules

People with psychopathic and narcissistic personality traits are more likely to ignore coronavirus restrictions and to hoard food and toilet paper, research shows. Two studies found people with the traits often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. The researchers believe this is because they either don’t believe … Read more

A coronavirus vaccine will NOT be available this year, World Health Organization warns

Hopes for a coronavirus vaccine before Christmas have been dashed by a World Health Organization expert.  Mike Ryan, head of WHO’s emergencies programme, said the first use of a Covid-19 vaccine cannot be expected until early 2021.  He noted that several vaccines are now in phase three trials and none have failed so far in … Read more

Bahamas closes all airports and ports to American visitors

Bahamas closes all airports and ports to American visitors – but tourists from other countries including Britain are still allowed Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made the announcement in his national address He said  that he will be shutting down all airports and seaports from Wednesday The move comes after the country reported 15 new … Read more

Lines of up to two hours long form as Benidorm makes people reserve a place on the beach

Tourists complained of waits of up to two hours to claim their spot on the beach in Benidorm on Friday as its pre-booking system finally got up and running. Holidaymakers faced having to queue to make their beach reservation for the first time in the famous resort’s history following the coronavirus crisis. Monica Gomez, the … Read more

Roar power! Astonishing moment two tiger brothers rear up and claw each other in an explosive battle

Roar power! Astonishing moment two tiger brothers rear up and claw each other in an explosive battle Harsha Narasimhamurthy, 28, took pictures of the epic battle in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, northern India Footage shows the tigers fight on their hind legs  in front of a female in Ranthambore National Park The photographer said he was … Read more

The idyllic holiday island named after XXXX is on sale for $25m and boasts palm-fringed beaches

Wish you were beer? Idyllic holiday island named after XXXX is on sale for $25million – boasting palm-fringed beaches and eco-friendly accommodation  Pumpkin Island, on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, has hit the market for $25m  The private holiday island is located 14km from Yeppoon in central Queensland  It was renamed XXXX Island for a brewery promotion … Read more

Raymond Blanc reveals meticulous plan for reopening £1,100-a-night Le Manoir hotel and restaurant

The country house hotelier and two Michelin starred restaurateur Raymond Blanc is turning his famous attention to detail to ensuring his guests stay safe when he reopens on July 14, Bastille Day. After walking along the lavender lined path to the 16th century Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons visitors to one of Britain’s most luxurious … Read more