World's oldest person 'turns 134' – but doubts remain over her true age

World's oldest person 'turns 134' – but doubts remain over her true age

A woman allegedly born during the Qing Dynasty is being calling the world’s oldest by Chinese officials as they celebrate her 134th birthday. Almihan Seyiti, reportedly born 1886 under the rule of Qing (1644 to 1912) emperor Guangxu, was thrown a banquet in the county…

Elon Musk now world's third-richest person after net worth soars to £85 billion

Elon Musk now world's third-richest person after net worth soars to £85 billion

Elon Musk is now the third richest person in the world. The Tesla CEO’s net worth increased to a staggering $115 billion (£85 billion) this week after the electric car company’s stock increased by 12% on Monday. The 49-year-old has now overtaken Mark Zuckerberg to…

Mum of Down’s syndrome boy in tears after one person comes to his birthday party

Mum of Down’s syndrome boy in tears after one person comes to his birthday party

A heartbroken mum of a boy with Down’s syndrome has shared a tearful video after just one person showed up to his birthday party. The woman had organised a drive-by birthday surprise for her five-year-old son. But, in an emotional TikTok video, she explained just…

Six months since the first person died of Covid-19 in the UK

Six months since the first person died of Covid-19 in the UK

The first death involving coronavirus in the UK occurred on March 2 2020. Since then, more than 57,000 deaths have taken place across the country where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate. Here are the key dates, numbers and milestones from the past…