I needed Will’s advice. The environmental action group Extinction Rebellion was asking minor celebrities, like me, to sign a letter in Sunday’s Observer countering the Boris Johnson government’s claims it was a criminal organisation, after it stopped the distribution of newspapers deemed hostile to its aims from Rupert Murdoch’s plants. I was interested in William’s […]
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
Slowly rising traffic: At rush hour 8am today traffic was up on the same day last week but down on yesterday . Congestion was 50 per cent below average today – almost as high as Monday’s busiest day of the lockdown yet when it was 49% below average. That was a 2 per cent increase […]
Now, I feel I must bear witness not only to the wonders I have seen, but to the devastation that has occurred in my lifetime – whole ecosystems destroyed, habitats swallowed up by farming and living space as populations grow, species all but wiped out. My testimony is a first-person narrative of how human growth […]
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.
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.
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.
‘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.’
‘Some years ago, a misleading video of me chasing the deer in Richmond Park while my owner screamed ”Fenton! Fenton!” was watched by millions of people worldwide. What the viewer couldn’t see was that the deer were leading me on in the most provocative manner.
‘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 […]