More than 300,000 people applied to join a billionaire on a trip to the moon

An undated file photo shows Yusaku Maezawa, 42, the founder and CEO of Zozo, Japan’s largest online fashion retailer Before he became a billionaire fashion entrepreneur, Yusaku Maezawa was an indie rock band member who decided to skip college ‘after seeing all the tired faces on my morning commutes’ in Japan. Born in 1975 in … Read more

People with higher incomes are ‘prouder, more confident and less afraid’, study says

People with higher incomes are ‘prouder, more confident and less afraid’, according to ‘the most comprehensive analysis to date’. Researchers in the US and Singapore analysed income data and questionnaire results of 1.6 million people in 162 countries, including the US, the UK, Ireland, Australia, Germany, France and Japan. Higher income predicted whether people felt … Read more

Hilarious snaps show people having their worst day ever

Try again tomorrow! Hilarious snaps show people having their worst day ever – including a mass of smashed eggs in a warehouse and an ice cream thieving seagull Spotlight rounded up photos from around the world of people having a bad day Anonymous employees were snapped cleaning up trays of smashed eggs  One person captured … Read more

Golf is better than tai chi for improving balance and mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease 

Get into the swing: Golf is better than tai chi for improving balance and mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease Researchers had 20 volunteers with Parkinson’s play golf or practice tai chi They found a greater degree of mobility improvement in golfers than tai chi The team say the study group was small and larger … Read more

Moment ten people are seen SALSA DANCING in London park with no masks

Moment ten people are seen SALSA DANCING in London park with no masks – as police say they were too busy to respond Salsa group spotted holding a dance class in Battersea Park, south London Covid rules state you can only exercise with one person outside a household Met Police said they were aware of … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Sickness absence falls to record low after people worked from home, figures show 

Sickness absence falls to record low after people worked from home or shielded during pandemic, figures show Coronavirus crisis helped cut absence rates as people worked from home The Office for National Statistics said the rate fell to 1.8 per cent last year  Some 118 million working days were lost because of sickness or injury … Read more

SpaceX moon flight: Japanese billionaire wants eight people to join him

A Japanese billionaire who abandoned plans to take a lucky lady to the moon and back is now seeking eight friends to share in the adventure instead.  Yusaku Maezawa, an online fashion tycoon, announced on Twitter that he is seeking creative types from around the world to take part in the six-day voyage. Applicants will … Read more

How many people have been furloughed where you live? Interactive tool shows take-up of scheme

Workers in London and the South East of England have borne the brunt of the latest lockdown which has seen more than 4.5million jobs put on hiatus, MailOnline can reveal today. The powerhouse corner of England had more posts mothballed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme than anywhere else, according to analysis of official data. … Read more

Scientists discover genetic trains that make some people more partial to napping 

Needing to ‘rest your eyes’ for a daytime snooze could be more than just exhaustion, according to a new study that found the need to nap may be in your DNA. Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) worked with data from the UK Biobank, which included genetic and general information on 452,633 people including … Read more

More than 500 people have already made it across English Channel since start of 2021 

Shocking pictures show mass of boats seized from migrants who have crossed the Channel as four more interceptions yesterday means 500 people have already made it across since start of 2021 Over 500 migrants have already crossed English Channel in 2021 compared to 279 in the first months of 2020 Border Force intercepted 87 people making … Read more