How did coronavirus start and where did it come from? Was it really Wuhan’s animal market?

Prof Stanley Perlman, a leading immunologist at the University of Iowa and an expert on previous coronavirus outbreaks that have stemmed from animals, says the idea the link to the Wuhan market is coincidental “cannot be ruled out” but that possibility “seems less likely” because the genetic material of the virus had been found in […]

Rob Sheffield’s Top 25 Songs of 2018

Drake spent over half the year at Number One on the pop charts, but he stranded his true Scorpion peak on the B side. “Summer Games” is a shiver of New Romantic sniffle-wave electro-gloss that evokes prime Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. (To feel the full impact of “Summer Games,” play it next to O.M.D.’s […]

Ariana Grande Accused of Copying Rapper Princess Nokia’s Song After Releasing ‘7 Rings’

The R&B track was heavily inspired by “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music and it speaks to Grande’s strong friendships and new sense of independence following a difficult year that included the death of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and her whirlwind failed romance with Pete Davidson.

World Cup 2018: Mental Strength Carried Croatia To Final, Says Dejan Lovren

“We knew we could write history and we did it. Now there is only one game left to make it forever.” Lovren and his teammates have already gone further than Croatia ever have before at a World Cup, but can become legends if they gain revenge for France’s semi-final victory in the 1998 World Cup.

A small Georgia hospital battles one of the nation’s most intense coronavirus outbreaks

After working as a nurse for 20 years, Hall calls emergency medicine her first love. But COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges — not just in juggling vast numbers of critically ill patients, but figuring out how to treat those who have been stricken by the new and relatively unknown virus and how to protect staff.

Ariana Grande Recreates Classic ‘Waterboy’ Scene With Her Friends While Quarantined

While moviegoers loved The Waterboy, critics weren’t fans of the film as it has a 35 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes. Back in 2018, director Frank Coraci talked to SB Nation and said: “I never made a movie for the critics, and I hope someday they come around and like them, but it’s not a […]

Ariana Grande Shares Cryptic Message on Late Ex-Boyfriend Mac Miller’s Birthday: ‘Miss U’

Later that month, she paid tribute to him again with a heartfelt note on Instagram: “i adored you from the day i met you when i was nineteen and i always will. i can’t believe you aren’t here anymore. i really can’t wrap my head around it. we talked about this. so many times.”

U.S. prosecutors allege bribes in 2018, 2022 World Cup votes

Lopez was CEO of Fox International Channels, a 21st Century Fox subsidiary, and Martinez was president of Fox International Channels and an executive of Fox Latin American Channel Inc. They are accused of joining with Full Play to pay million of dollars in bribes to CONMEBOL executives in exchange for rights to the Copa Libertadores, […]

Let’s sing for victory! The grand VE Day 75th party has been postponed, but you can join our heroes’ choir for a glorious rallying sing-song on the big day, writes ROBERT HARDMAN

It means we cannot give our old soldiers, sailors and aircrew — and the families who helped them through the war — the thanks and applause they so rightfully deserve. It means that we cannot gather to commemorate those who never made it home. So be it.

England’s 2018 in review: An amazing year for Gareth Southgate’s side

Southgate has handed out 10 England debuts in 2018, with six of them going to players aged 25 or under. The 21-year-old Ben Chilwell appears to have established himself as the first-choice left-back, while Trent Alexander-Arnold is pushing for the same status on the right.