The 22nd Century could begin with a worldwide humanitarian crisis – the largest event of enforced human migration in history. Coastal cities worldwide would face a predicted sea level rise of 3ft during the 21st Century, caused by slowly melting ice sheets, together with a creeping expansion of the ocean as it warms. The sea […]
His plot comes after Labour’s own MPs warned they would lose the vote if it came any sooner – with the Tories firmly topping opinion polls.
Will had been the first person to tell me about climate change, one long whiskey night in 1986, but the idea that the world was warming was absurd, just like his claim that one day we would piggyback on a worldwide military computer network to communicate face to face. And yet here we were doing […]
She added: ‘From the bottom of my heart a billion thank yous to the extraordinary NHS workers whose skills, dedication and downright guts in the face of so much personal risk, are keeping my Derek alive, just as they are for thousands of other COVID patients
In a reference to his own struggle against the disease – which he previously admitted could have gone ‘either way’ – Mr Johnson said the government’s main aim was always to ‘save lives’. ’I was very, very lucky,’ he said. ‘I had wonderful carers, wonderful treatment, and, let’s be frank, tragically, thousands of people have been […]
In order to curb the new wave, Prime Minister Johnson previously announced “the rule of six”, which bans meetings of more than six people in England, both indoors and outdoors, from Monday. Scotland and Wales also followed suit, exempting children under 11 and 12 respectively.
‘It was also much easier than for me to bath in one of those tiny plastic things where you’re always terrified you’re going to drop them and they’re going to slip out of your hands, so he always did that when he could and we sort of muddled through somehow.’
‘Going through this amazing journey turned out to be a great bonding process,’ added Ms Heard. Last week, the couple were spotted patching things up over a celebration dinner in a West End restaurant with close friends Basil and Sybil Fawlty, Othello and Desdemona, and celebrity glove puppets Punch and Judy.
Daily Covid death totals remain close to rock-bottom. Hospitalisations are still extremely low for a nation of 66million. Positive cases are up — but still a tiny fraction of those in March.
‘Until this new coronavirus was identified, there were only six different coronaviruses known to infect humans. Four of these cause a mild common cold-type illness, but since 2002 there has been the emergence of two new coronaviruses that can infect humans and result in more severe disease (Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East […]