UK war veteran Sir Tom Moore was caught speeding aged 98

When asked earlier in the year why he was raising money for medical staff he told The Guardian: “Our brave nurses and doctors are frontline in this case … this time our army are in doctors’ and nurses’ uniforms and they’re doing a marvellous job.”

One killed in bus-truck collision near Usilampatti

While 11 of them were treated as outpatients, both the drivers and a passenger, P. Mandhaiammal (66) of Goodalur, were admitted to the Theni Government Medical College hospital. However, Balasubramanian succumbed to injuries without responding to treatment.

Tata Motors asked to refund Rs 30 cr for Marcopolo Buses

Tata Motors and Brazil’s Marcopolo to refund the Rs 30 crore it paid to purchase their vehicles.Transport minister R Ramalinga Reddy said his department wrote to the joint venture partners after the state incurred an overall loss of about Rs 70 crore in running 98 Tata Marcopolo buses.”For every one kilometre, the (transport corporation) incurred […]

Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

The papers The Guardian leads with “No 10 faces showdown as Tory rebellion over Brexit bill grows” and the Times agrees that is the best story of the day with “Law chief leads Brexit rebellion”. Others stick to Covid-19 for their main stories with the Mirror saying “Final virus warning” and the Telegraph “GPs warned […]

GP appointments by phone and video surge during coronavirus lockdown

He said: “Many practices had only just received systems literally months or two before the pandemic started that enabled them to actually utilise it in an integrated way with their record, and in a way that patients then found easy to use as well.” He said patients could now simply click on a text message […]

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap plots socially distanced West End reopening

When it does, the theatre will reduce its capacity of 550 by around two-thirds, depending on the size of household groups attending. The plans have been put together in compliance with stage four of the the government’s five-point “roadmap” for the return of live theatre performances. Stage four will see “performances allowed indoors/outdoors (but with […]

Investors that manage US$47tn demand world’s biggest polluters back plan for net-zero emissions

The voluntary guidelines, known as the climate measurement standards initiative, are designed to give banks and insurers consistent scientific advice on how to assess the risk of damage from events including bushfires, cyclones, floods, droughts and heatwaves.

‘Fat-phobic’ Airbnb hosts slammed for BANNING anyone over 16st from their cottage as they ‘may damage the old oak beams’

“We enforce a strict non-discrimination policy and under our Open Doors initiative, if a guest feels they have been discriminated against, we will provide personalised support to ensure they find a place to stay.”

Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds says Sir David Attenborough’s show warning of mass extinction of wildlife left her in TEARS – as she pleads: ‘Everyone should watch this, it’s time to act’

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 […]

Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff reunite outside the iconic Fresh Prince Of Bel Air mansion… as Will helps the owners rent it out on Airbnb for only $30

‘Ready for the freshest staycation ever?’ he wrote. ‘If this place looks familiar that’s because it’s just as fly as it was when I first rolled up the driveway. I’m back. And this time, I’m handing you the keys so you’ll have my wing of the mansion all to yourself — but my sneaker collection […]