California heat wave raises coronavirus concerns

Dr George Rutherford, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco, told the San Francisco Chronicle that Israel saw a Covid-19 resurgence after a May heat wave inspired school officials to let children remove their masks.

Feature: Italy’s lack of tourism is especially evident in August, usually top vacation month

“A year ago, we hired three new guides just for August and we still had to turn some people away,” Pietro Barsotti, manager and co-founder of Eternal City Tours in Rome, told Xinhua. “This year we’ve gone from 15 guides speaking the main European languages and even Chinese, Japanese, and Russian, to just two now, […]

Netflix hits the Hamptons as the streaming giant drops first trailer for its latest real estate reality series Million Dollar Beach House

‘From appeasing sellers who are unhappy with home staging to cutthroat open houses where agents are going after each other’s clients, Million Dollar Beach House has all the views, all the schmooze, and brokers with a lot to lose,’ reads Netflix’s official description of their show.

Kylie Jenner strips off for an outdoor bubble bath… as she breaks non-essential travel ban for luxury birthday trip to Turks and Caicos with friends and family

It’s from the Resort 2021 collection, and we love the combination of colours. The strategically placed gems highlight Kylie’s famous curves perfectly, and the daring plunge cut out front is a nice touch.

Thailand backpacker murders: Burmese workers sentenced to death

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Hall said the defence team strongly disagreed with the Miller family’s assessment. “This investigation was a shambles from the beginning,” he said. “The defence team have had access to all the information in this case in order to defend the accused, and the information that we saw was […]

Burmese murder accused ask British backpackers’ families for help

In their first media interview since being arrested almost eight weeks ago, Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo, both 21, stressed their sorrow over the deaths of the Britons, whose battered bodies were found on a beach on the holiday island of Koh Tao on 15 September. But they said they were not involved and asked […]

Upgraded Carlsbad Home Has Ocean And Lagoon Views

Address: 7427 Calle Nerja, Carlsbad, California Price: $1,179,000 Square Feet: 2,253 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Baths Built: 2015 Features: This corporate-owned, premium location in Montecina offers unobstructed upstairs and downstairs views of the the ocean, Catalina Island, Batiquitos Lagoon, and golf course. This immaculate Taylor Morrison home features hardwood floors, wall-to-wall sliding glass doors, stainless […]

This oil spill could destroy the beautiful Mauritius I once knew

Across Mauritius live coral has declined by as much as 70% between 1997 and 2007. It is sad enough losing beautiful ecosystems for their own sake, but the loss of coral reefs hurts communities too. An estimated 1 billion people have some dependence on coral reefs across the world, for food and income from fishing. […]

Thailand murders: no DNA link to men questioned so far

Prayuth sparked outrage on Wednesday after making off-the-cuff comments on the murder to government officials. “They think our country is beautiful and is safe so they can do whatever they want, they can wear bikinis and walk everywhere,” Prayuth said. But “can they be safe in bikinis … unless they are not beautiful?”

Murder of British backpackers on Koh Tao solved, say Thai police

The bodies of Witheridge, 23, from Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, and Miller, 24, from Jersey, were found together on a beach on Koh Tao, a popular destination with young foreign tourists, on 15 September. Postmortem examinations showed Witheridge died of head injuries, while Miller had also suffered severe blows to the head and had drowned […]