Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 04 June 2020 03:46

The Government has issued new advice on when and where people in Wolverhampton should wear face coverings to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. While evidence suggests that a face covering...

Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 04 June 2020 03:29

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is encouraging the nation to ‘Beat the Boredom’ and get fundraising to support the charity’s vital work while at home this summer. For those of us missing seeing...

Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 30 May 2020 03:02

A woman at the centre of an appeal for more people from ethnic backgrounds to be organ donors has received a “second chance” with a live transplant. Sunaina Paul, 31, of Bearwood, in the West...

Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 30 May 2020 02:51

A hospital trust has introduced disposable headscarves for staff to use in operating theatres. The idea for this came from a Muslin Junior doctor, Farah Roslan, who said that it follows concerns of...

Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 28 May 2020 03:19

The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council are working together to study the implications of the shutdown on schools, teachers, pupils and parents due to COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Food

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 04:20

Online searches for cream teas and afternoon teas to be delivered have surged since the UK went into lockdown, search data has suggested. Afternoon tea treats topped the list of most increased...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 25 May 2020 03:15

Everyone aged five and over in the UK with coronavirus symptoms can now be tested for the disease, Heath Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. So what exactly is the government's testing...

Holiday & Travel

Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:27

Leading river cruise operator, Scylla, has announced the sailing of 34 ships on Europe’s waterways with immediate effect – becoming one of the first companies to resume operations after...

Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:26

NHS staff and care workers who come from overseas countries are to be exempted from having to pay a surcharge to use the health service after mounting pressure from MPs. A spokesperson for Boris...

Holiday & Travel

Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:13

After a very successful eight-year tenure as Director of Tourism/Head of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Tourist Board and Film Commission, Sharon Flax-Brutus has decided it is time to hang up her...

Holiday & Travel

Monday, 18 May 2020 02:50

Italy’s government has signed a decree that will allow travel to and from the country from June 3, as it moves to ease lockdown measures. The country has also announced that it will also allow...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 18 May 2020 02:40

A UK trial to see whether specialist medical sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus in human being is set to begin. The dogs are already trained to detect odours of certain cancers, malaria and...

Food

Friday, 15 May 2020 03:44

Students throughout the land are being urged to spend their summer holidays working on farms to help keep Britain fed during the coronavirus crisis. At present, farmers are struggling after the...

Food

Thursday, 14 May 2020 03:31

The leader of the Farmers Union (NFU) has warned that the UK could face a potato shortage following the failure to drench rivers had led to recent mass flooding. NFU president Minnette Batters said...

Health & Wellbeing

Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:47

Black men and women in Great Britain are said to be nearly twice as likely to die from coronavirus as the indigenous white population according to the Office of National Statistics. The analysis by...

Food

Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:44

Ocado has said that “more normal shopping habits are back” after there was a huge jump in demand amid the coronavirus lockdown. Its customers are now purchasing fewer items that at the peak period...