Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts steel ring into place at Hinkley Point C

Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts 1,600-ton steel ring as Britain’s latest nuclear power plant takes shape at Hinkley Point The 820ft tall crane is being used in the construction of a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point C, Somerset It will help to lift a 55ft tall 154ft wide metal ring … Read more

California variant accounts for 52% of cases there while UK strain TRIPLES in Ohio 

Coronavirus variants are continuing to spread across the United States, accounting for more and more cases.   California’s homegrown variant, known as B.1.427/B.1.429, now makes up more than half of infections in the state and 20 to 40 percent of cases elsewhere. Meanwhile, the UK variant, known as B.1.1.7, has spread to every single state and … Read more

Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine prevents 96% of infections against original strain of the virus

BREAKING NEWS: Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine prevents 96% of infections against original strain of the virus including 86.3% of UK ‘super-covid’ cases – but is only 55.4% effective against the South Africa variant Novavax’s vaccine uses synthesized pieces of the surface protein that the coronavirus uses to invade human cells and spurs antibody production In a … Read more

Ryan Thomas admits frequent travels to Manchester put a ‘strain’ on Lucy Mecklenburgh relationship

Ryan Thomas had admitted that travelling to Manchester to visit daughter Scarlett has put a ‘strain’ on his relationship with fiancé Lucy Mecklenburgh. The former Coronation Street star, 36, lives in Essex with his former TOWIE star partner Lucy, 29, and their 11-month-old son Roman, but Scarlett, 12, lives in Manchester with her mum Tina O’Brien, … Read more

Covid UK: Parents feeling strain of home-schooling, ONS data shows

Parents are increasingly feeling the strain of home-schooling during Covid crisis as half say it is negatively affecting their wellbeing while two thirds say it is negatively affecting their children’s wellbeing Latest Office for National Statistics data showed growing toll of home-schooling Half of parents surveyed in January said it is negatively affecting their wellbeing … Read more

Parents increasingly feeling the strain of home-schooling during Covid crisis

Parents are increasingly feeling the strain of home-schooling during Covid crisis as half say it is negatively affecting their wellbeing while two thirds say it is negatively affecting their children’s wellbeing Latest Office for National Statistics data showed growing toll of home-schooling Half of parents surveyed in January said it is negatively affecting their wellbeing … Read more

Now scientists spot ANOTHER variant: Finland detects new strain

Now scientists spot ANOTHER variant: Finland detects strain that ‘shares mutations with South African and Kent versions’ By Stephen Matthews Health Editor and Connor Boyd Assistant Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 16:34 GMT, 18 February 2021 | Updated: 16:34 GMT, 18 February 2021 Finnish scientists claim to have found another coronavirus variant which shares some … Read more

Kent Covid variant sweeping the world may be more infectious than original strain, scientists say

Kent Covid variant sweeping the world may be more infectious than original strain because it leaves patients sicker for longer, scientists say Data from 65 players and staff from the US National Basketball Association People normally only get a test when they have symptoms but the NBA test daily Analysis suggests Kent strain is up … Read more

Gwen Stefani, 51, details the strain pandemic has put on her nuptials

She announced her engagement to Blake Shelton in October.  Yet Gwen Stefani – like many brides around the world – has had to put the brakes on her wedding plans due to the global coronavirus pandemic, as she detailed the strains she has faced in a new interview with Wonderland Magazine.  The No Doubt frontwoman, … Read more

Covid US: Case of SECOND UK super strain, ‘Bristol’ variant, found

First case of ANOTHER UK covid variant – that has a mutation that may weaken vaccines – is discovered in the US, CDC director reveals The US has discovered its first case of the ‘Bristol variant’ that emerged in the UK Variant has same mutations as the UK’s earlier B117 variant that make it 70% … Read more