Year after lockdown, Wuhan dissident more isolated than ever

WUHAN, China -- One year after lockdown, Wuhan has long since sprung back to life — but Zhu Tao remains bunkered in his 14th-floor...

I’m painting the amazing Galápagos wildlife – from my sitting room

The creature comes into view quite slowly. It’s like staring into the bushes, realising there is something there, then picking out its parts, assembling...

‘I couldn’t breathe’: The 26-year-old with Covid

Twenty-six-year-old Mae Mamaril and her family all tested positive for Covid-19 at the end of 2020. Despite having no underlying health conditions, Mae was...

Covid: Vaccinated people may spread virus, says Van-Tam

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Olivia Newton-John drops new duet with daughter Chloe, says she’s ‘my reason to be’

Olivia Newton-John has been enjoying her time quarantining with her daughter Chloe Rose Lattanzi so much so that she invited her to collaborate on...

TikTok: GP posts videos to tackle vaccine fake news

A GP has used social media networks including TikTok to urge people not to fall for misinformation about the Covid vaccination.Dr Nighat Arif, who...

Covid: Number of patients on ventilators passes 4,000 for first time

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New UK Covid variant death risk put into context by Sir Patrick Vallance

There is evidence to suggest the new variant of Covid-19 may be linked to a higher mortality rate, according to UK chief scientific adviser...

Infection level ‘very, very high’ and ‘extremely precarious’ – Prof Whitty

The chief medical officer has warned that the Covid-19 infection rate is still dangerously high, at a Downing St news briefing.Prof Chris Whitty added...

30 UK holiday cottages to book now for summer 2021

SOUTH-WESTDeepdean the Cockerel, Forest of Dean, GloucestershireVisitors staying in this converted 17th-century barn may spot some unusual other guests in the grounds, including zebras,...