Driver stopped on M6 during coronavirus lockdown with wife in boot after 224-mile round trip to buy windows off eBay

Road blocks have been set up in some parts of the country, with police stopping drivers to check their journeys are for an essential purpose.

Trump to roll back Obama-era clean car rules in huge blow to climate fight

“This will mean there will be more pollution associated with oil extraction, transport, refining – sort of all the way from the well to the pump,” Billings said. “This will mean high levels of smog, more coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma attacks, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) exacerbations and also more particulate pollution.”

Dr Justin Coulson delivers the answers your family needs to get through COVID-19

And we’re sensitive too. My daughters recently asked “Will my friends die?” (Emilie, aged 5), and “What happens if you don’t have a job and can’t buy us food?” (Lilli, aged 10). Answers to these questions should be honest, but hopeful. To Emilie: “You love your friends don’t you. Let’s hope they’ll be ok”. To […]

Homemade face masks and coronavirus: What to know about CDC recommendations and N95

In settings where face masks are not available, HCP might use homemade masks (e.g., bandana, scarf) for care of patients with COVID-19 as a last resort [our emphasis]. However, homemade masks are not considered PPE, since their capability to protect HCP is unknown. Caution should be exercised when considering this option. Homemade masks should ideally be used in […]

Boris Johnson flies in to open Britain’s first urban cable car

Hectares of car parking space stretches out beside the defunct David Beckham football academy. Above the river, the clustered towers of Canary Wharf and the City appear to the west and the hills of Kent and the Thames estuary unfold to the east until the cable car rises to the top of its artfully twisted […]

Rosemont: What You Need To Know About Getting A Mortgage In Today’s Environment

The solution: If you have consumer obligations preventing you from getting a mortgage such as a car payment or even minimum payments on student loans or credit cards for example- time to sharpen your pencil. Can any of these accounts be paid off in full? Can these debts be consolidated for lower total payment? If […]

Buying A Home, Rosemont? What Else Besides Your Income Matters?

The reality of today’s market shows strong demand for housing coupled with little supply,which means competition. A seller credit for closing costs pre-approval is less strong and here’s why…. You are making an purchase offer to buy a home $400,000 with seller credit closing cost credit request of $10,000. The credit for closing cost of […]

How eviction leads to homelessness: ‘My youngest child doesn’t know what a home is’

They try to create a sense of normality for Phoebe, sitting her at the table for meals while the adults perch on the double bed. There is no bath, only a small shower room crammed with piles of washing. They work desperately hard to keep the place tidy, fearing they could be thrown out if […]

A Truly Green Electric Grid Will Need Very Big Batteries

As grid-scale battery installations go, the San Diego facility is fairly small. It plays the role of a shock absorber, charging and discharging in response to fluctuations in the local power supply. If there’s a surge of solar energy one minute, the batteries store it up; if there’s a sudden spike in demand the next, […]

How to get a refund from British Airways as it grounds all flights from Gatwick airport

To start a chargeback claim, you need to contact your card provider but as it isn’t written into law there is no guarantee you’ll get your money back.