Black rhino, Zambezi, dies while being flown from UK reserve to Tanzania

“The Aspinall Foundation itself has already successfully translocated 8 black rhinos to Africa from its Kent wild animal parks, which has assisted in boosting the dwindling population of black rhino that are registered as critically endangered in the wild.

Bodybuilder who died of drug abuse days after winning Mr UK was taking female hormones

David Nelson, who owns the Cardiff gym where Mr Kakol trained, said: “It was a huge shock. He was in a bodybuilding show on the weekend and he won.”

Coronavirus UPDATES: UK death toll edges close to 45,000 after 138 more deaths

Church services restricted to 50 people in Scotland once places of worship open tomorrow Religious services at churches and other places of worship are to be strictly limited to a maximum of 50 people, under new Scottish Government guidance aimed at tackling coronavirus.

Revealed: one in seven UK takeaways have failed food hygiene tests

“People make these assumptions. Asian food is far more heavily spiced and people don’t necessarily take into account [that] the spicy nature of the food might have an effect on them. The other thing they say is: ‘It was the last thing I ate.’ But they ate it at 2am after six pints and they […]

Plans to shut schools and curb travel in UK if coronavirus spreads

Contingency planning may request that whole families self-isolate if one of them shows symptoms and, in a further expansion of British efforts to detect and contain the virus, patients who have flu and other breathing conditions will be tested. Health officials plan to start with patients in eight hospitals in England, including some in intensive […]

UK health minister did not see 2017 pandemic report until Guardian story

“Health was the lead department at that time and should be able to tell you that. My understanding, having asked this question is that it was circulated to departments at the time but that does not mean it was necessarily put in front of ministers,” she said.

UK protesters accuse police of targeting black people during lockdown

The protest was not associated with the more established group Black Lives Matter UK. A spokesperson for the group said: “Although we are supporting newly founded groups in their demonstrations, we are currently not calling protests due to the life-threatening reality of the pandemic, which is killing members of our communities at a rate far […]

Amber Heard shouted insults at Johnny Depp, high court told

“She was insulting him, calling him names, and in the middle of this onslaught I heard her say specifically ‘your career is over’, ‘no one is going to hire you’, ‘you’re washed up’, ‘fat’, ‘you will die a lonely man’, and also screaming things that were incomprehensible.”

‘Fighting something invisible’: how a UK care provider is curbing Covid-19

It is possible that Greenfield’s death toll could have been as bad, had it not already been divided into five units, in effect the bubble system now being proposed to reduce infection in larger homes. Each unit was served by its own staff, including as far as possible cleaning and laundry workers, and at two […]

Covid-19 outbreaks up to 20 times more likely in large care homes – UK study

The ability of care operators to adapt buildings is also likely to be limited by the strain Covid-19 has put on their finances. Four Seasons Health Care, which went into administration in April, said it was on course to spend £6.5m on PPE this year. HC-One said occupancy levels had fallen so sharply it was […]