Prison riot leaves eight inmates dead and 50 injured after guards open fire

Prison riot leaves eight inmates dead and 50 injured after guards open fire

At least eight inmates were killed in a prison uprising and more than 50 injured after clashes with guards. Police said most of the victims in Mahara prison, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital, appear to have been shot. Prisoners reportedly tried to take control of the prison and hundreds tried to escape. … Read more

Mum gives birth to baby 'with Covid-19 antibodies but without the disease'

Mum gives birth to baby 'with Covid-19 antibodies but without the disease'

A woman gave birth to a baby with antibodies against the corona virus. The Singaporean mother, who was infected with the coronavirus in March when she was pregnant, gave birth to a child who did not have Covid-19. However, the baby had antibodies against the coronavirus, which gave them protection against the deadly disease, the … Read more

Coronavirus tier restrictions to 'have expiry of February 3'

Coronavirus tier restrictions to 'have expiry of February 3'

England’s coronavirus restrictions will ‘expire on February 3’ – according to a letter to MPs on Saturday evening. Boris Johnson has written to Conservative MPs and will offer them a second vote on the coronavirus tier system early next year, while seeking to prevent a backbench rebellion in the House of Commons this week. The … Read more

'Prepare for coronavirus vaccine coming within days', hospitals told

'Prepare for coronavirus vaccine coming within days', hospitals told

Hospitals could expect the new coronavirus vaccine “within days”, according to sources. NHS staff will be among the first to receive the vaccine as the government prepares to protect the front lines and the elderly and vulnerable adults. The Pfizer and BioTech vaccine has been working hard to produce a vaccine, and it is said … Read more

'World's hottest doc' branded hypocrite for posing with models without masks on

'World's hottest doc' branded hypocrite for posing with models without masks on

A medic called the “hottest doctor in the world” has been accused of being a hypocrite after appearing to forget his face mask while partying with bikini-clad women. Mikhail Varshavski aka Dr. Mike urged the public to wear a mask but failed to socially distance himself from the scantily clad beauties as he celebrated his … Read more

'Paranoid' Kim Jong-un has 'two executed' amid Covid outbreak and 'bans c-word'

'Paranoid' Kim Jong-un has 'two executed' amid Covid outbreak and 'bans c-word'

Kim Jong-un’s fear of the coronavirus has led him to take “ irrational actions, ” including carrying out an execution. The despot’s fear of Covid-19 in mysterious North Korea has also led him to ban fishing for fear the ocean may be contaminated with the deadly disease. The claims were made by Ha Tae-keung, who … Read more

Covid-19 'started in India' claim China researchers in new paper

Covid-19 'started in India' claim China researchers in new paper

China is once again trying to shift blame for the origin of the coronavirus to another country. A team of scientists has published a paper suggesting that SARS-CoV-2 existed on up to four continents before the Wuhan outbreak late last year. It comes just as the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it would finally … Read more

Two schoolgirls share frustrating reality of life in high-rise flats in lockdown

Two schoolgirls share frustrating reality of life in high-rise flats in lockdown

From her window in Birmingham, 12-year-old Rachael Chun looks out over clouds and other high-rise buildings. Each one is full of people like her who live in a closed space. In Madrid, Sara Martínez Quevedo, 10 years old, is also trapped in a small flat, her face framed by a map of a world that … Read more

Bristol Zoo forced to shut its doors for good due coronavirus impact

Bristol Zoo forced to shut its doors for good due coronavirus impact

The oldest surviving provincial zoo in the world is moving to secure the future of the organization in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Bristol Zoological Society announced Friday that the grounds of Bristol Zoo Gardens in Clifton, which have been open to the public since 1836, will be sold. It will close in late … Read more