White House comms director Alyssa Farah QUITS and is first senior Trump aide to tacitly admit defeat

BREAKING NEWS: White House communications director Alyssa Farah QUITS and becomes first senior Donald Trump aide to tacitly admit defeat – as he keeps up barrage of claims that election was ‘rigged’ White House communications director Alyssa Farah is resigning from her post Move is seen as a tactic admission the President Donald Trump is not … Read more White House comms director Alyssa Farah QUITS and is first senior Trump aide to tacitly admit defeat

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

Heather Boushey co-worker bemoans appointment as Joe Biden advisor

Joe Biden’s pick for key economic adviser is ‘phenomenally incompetent’ and had ‘frequent episodes of yelling and swearing,’ former staff claim Biden has selected Heather Boushey to be top economic advisor  She is chief executive and co-founder of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth  Former coworker accused her of damaging careers of people who ‘stand up … Read more Heather Boushey co-worker bemoans appointment as Joe Biden advisor

California Gov Gavin Newsom announces stay-home order for regions where ICU capacity falls below 15%

BREAKING – California to be locked down for THREE WEEKS: Gov Gavin Newsom announces stay-at-home order for regions where ICU capacity falls below 15% – with most areas closing within days and the entire state by the end of the month Newsom announced the new regional stay-at-home order on Thursday It will apply to any … Read more California Gov Gavin Newsom announces stay-home order for regions where ICU capacity falls below 15%

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

Namibia is putting 170 ELEPHANTS up for sale due to over-population

Trunk show: Namibia is putting 170 ELEPHANTS up for sale as an alternative to hunting the animals due to over-population There has been an increase in the country’s elephant population to 28,000   ‘The rise in elephants’ population has resulted in human-animal conflict Last year the government offered for sale around 1,000 animals  By Aliki Kraterou For … Read more Namibia is putting 170 ELEPHANTS up for sale due to over-population

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

Joe Biden’s pick for key economic adviser had ‘frequent episodes of yelling,’ former staff claim 

Joe Biden’s pick for key economic adviser is ‘phenomenally incompetent’ and had ‘frequent episodes of yelling and swearing,’ former staff claim Biden has selected Heather Boushey to be top economic advisor  She is chief executive and co-founder of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth  Former coworker accused her of damaging careers of people who ‘stand up … Read more Joe Biden’s pick for key economic adviser had ‘frequent episodes of yelling,’ former staff claim 

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

Manchester Airport opens Covid swab centre

Covid swab centres have opened at Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands airports offering tourists £99 virus and antibody tests before they jet off on holiday.     The scheme launched today by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is a major boost for those wanting to avoid lengthy quarantines abroad when flying off for a winter sun. The announcement … Read more Manchester Airport opens Covid swab centre