‘Thank you Greta’: natural solutions to UK flooding climb the agenda

According to Quinton’s Defra-funded research there is between three and 10 times more water run-off from compacted soils than healthy soils. “That rotten egg smell you get from compacted soils is certainly something that says to me that’s an unhealthy soil,” he says. “It shows that it’s compacted and its normal biology isn’t functioning very […]

What doctors are learning about Covid-19 ‘on the fly’

“We all do this because we want to help people, so instinct is ‘The patient is in trouble, I have to go in right now, I don’t have time to deal with protective equipment,’ but we keep telling everyone and keep reminding ourselves that if we get infected we can’t help anyone else.”

Coronavirus strikes Italy: Austria blocks ALL trains crossing the border after THREE people die and more than 150 fall ill in outbreak – as Venice carnival is cancelled and Armani fashion show is axed, with 12 towns put into lockdown

Originating in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the new virus has infected more than 75,400 people inside China and 78,572 globally. In the picture above, a security staff member checks a passenger’s temperature at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport on January 26

For Argentine farmers, pandemic threatens livelihoods and upends gaucho traditions

Between the virus and overly wet weather that has slowed harvesting in the world’s No. 3 soy and corn exporter and No. 1 supplier of soymeal livestock feed, Argentine growers are facing disruptions that could force importers to turn toward rivals in Brazil and the United States.

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. death toll exceeds 5,000

2:07 p.m. San Francisco expected to have 2,555 hotel rooms available by end of week: San Francisco has contracted with six hotels with a total of 479 rooms to house unsheltered and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so far has moved 123 people into hotel rooms, said Trent Rhorer, director of San Francisco’s […]

The night terror hit cricket in Afghanistan

For the moment, though, his attention is on the match between his side, the Karim Sadiq Foundation, and Watan Pala Zwanan (Youths Serving the Nation), a group working towards a civil society, which has a cricket club. It is a warm-up game for the Ramadan Cup, a T20 competition under lights for local clubs, set […]

Humans are terrible at being apart. Here’s why and what to do about it

“We know that moving the skin is critical for health reasons. Moving the skin puts the body into a more relaxed state. The vagal activity in the brain increases, and that slows the heart rate and lowers stress hormones, and that can even in the long run kill bacterial, viral and cancer cells,” she said.

Workers at Bezos-owned companies plan MORE protests: Staff at second Amazon warehouse walkout as Whole Foods ‘sick out’ organizers slam the billionaire and execs for criticizing their demonstration ‘while they work safely from home’

One Instacart shopper wrote Monday: ‘Please stop telling customers it’s just today. As per our original statement – we are striking until demands are met and a history of instacart abuse and lack of communication with us makes clear that won’t be in 24 hours.’

Jordan Henderson interview: Liverpool captain reflects on how mentality shift has been key to success under Jurgen Klopp

“Every time you come against them, you know they’ve got such a good team,” he said. “You know it’s going to be a tough game no matter what. Especially with that game being at Anfield, we felt that if we gave it everything, we knew we could hurt them and get a result that would […]

‘It’s a warzone’: Shocking footage reveals coronavirus patients being treated in corridors at NYC hospital as doctors beg for ventilators and the death toll in the city surges past 1,000

‘We also are holding back quite a bit. We have almost 10,000 ventilators that we have ready to go. We have to hold them back, because the surge is coming and it’s coming pretty strong and we want to be able to immediately move it into place without going and taking it, so we’re ready […]