We’re beating flu too: Falling rates plus new Covid vaccine means NHS might miss a winter crisis

Fears that the NHS will be overwhelmed this winter are receding, with official figures revealing the country is virtually free of the flu virus. The first batches of the Covid vaccine arrived on British shores last night – bolstering hopes that an end to the pandemic in sight. With coronavirus infection rates falling across every … Read more We’re beating flu too: Falling rates plus new Covid vaccine means NHS might miss a winter crisis

Experimental antiviral drug stopped coronavirus transmission in ferrets within 24 HOURS

An experimental oral antiviral drug completely suppressed coronavirus transmission within 24 hours, a new study suggests. The medications, called molnupiravir, prevents the virus from multiplying itself, therefore preventing it from spreading throughout the body. Researchers found the drug blocked ferrets infected with COVID-19 from spreading the disease to one another, but those not given the … Read more Experimental antiviral drug stopped coronavirus transmission in ferrets within 24 HOURS

Boom time at investing platform AJ Bell, as the pandemic inspires a 29% rise in customers

Boom time at investing platform AJ Bell, as the coronavirus pandemic inspires a 29% rise in customers By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:38 GMT, 3 December 2020 | Updated: 21:38 GMT, 3 December 2020 Customer numbers at AJ Bell have soared Customer numbers at AJ Bell have soared as those … Read more Boom time at investing platform AJ Bell, as the pandemic inspires a 29% rise in customers

Bus and rail firm Go-Ahead ups outlook despite the coronavirus lockdown hitting demand

Bus and rail firm Go-Ahead ups its outlook despite the coronavirus lockdown hitting demand By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:21 GMT, 3 December 2020 | Updated: 21:21 GMT, 3 December 2020 Go-Ahead has improved its outlook Go-Ahead has improved its outlook despite the month-long England-wide lockdown hitting demand.  The bus … Read more Bus and rail firm Go-Ahead ups outlook despite the coronavirus lockdown hitting demand

Scientists brand Government’s mass coronavirus testing ‘unsafe’ after Liverpool pilot results

Rapid coronavirus testing being carried out by the Government is ‘unsafe’ because the tests miss around half of infected people and let them go, scientists warn. The lateral flow swab tests, which produce results in around 20 minutes, were found to only be half as accurate as proper lab tests in the November pilot in … Read more Scientists brand Government’s mass coronavirus testing ‘unsafe’ after Liverpool pilot results

Mindy Kaling reveals her son Spencer’s middle name

Mindy Kaling has revealed her son’s middle name after an Instagram commenter remarked on her children’s ‘very Caucasian’ monikers.    The actress, 41, revealed on her Instagram account she had named her two-month-old son Spencer Avu Kaling.    Mindy was prompted to unveil his full name after an Instagram commenter asked her if her children had ‘Indian middle … Read more Mindy Kaling reveals her son Spencer’s middle name

EXC: John Torode reveals he’s not seen his family in Australia for a year due to COVID-19

He’s been living and working in London nearly 30 years. But, Masterchef’s John Torode has revealed that he’s not seen his family in Australia for a year because of COVID-19 as he admitted the most difficult thing about the festive period is calling his dad on Christmas morning. John, 55, who is married to actress turned … Read more EXC: John Torode reveals he’s not seen his family in Australia for a year due to COVID-19

Heathrow bosses want to charge £5 for cars to drop passengers at departures

Heathrow bosses are planning on charging drivers £5 to drop off passengers at departures.  The new plan appears to be a desperate bid from the airport’s chiefs to claw back the money it has lost amid the coronavirus outbreak.  In October, Heathrow lost its status as Europe’s busiest airport as it recorded a loss of … Read more Heathrow bosses want to charge £5 for cars to drop passengers at departures

Coronavirus: Vladimir Putin rolls out Russia’s Sputnik V jab in ‘large-scale’ Covid vaccination

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to start mass vaccination against coronavirus from next week, with sailors, doctors and teachers among the first to get the nation’s own jab. Sputnik V has been touted in Russia as the world’s ‘first registered Covid-19 vaccine’ after it received regulatory approval in early August. However, giving the … Read more Coronavirus: Vladimir Putin rolls out Russia’s Sputnik V jab in ‘large-scale’ Covid vaccination

MIC’s Lucy Watson admits she’s ‘starting to hate’ wedding planning and hasn’t yet found a venue

She became engaged to boyfriend of five years, James Dunmore in September after he popped the question during a romantic getaway in Greece.  And, on Thursday evening Lucy Watson admitted that she’s’ starting to hate’ wedding planning as she revealed they haven’t found a venue, which is ‘stressing her out.’ The former Made In Chelsea … Read more MIC’s Lucy Watson admits she’s ‘starting to hate’ wedding planning and hasn’t yet found a venue