Hairdressers, gyms and beauty salons 'to reopen on December 2'

Hairdressers, gyms and beauty salons 'to reopen on December 2'

The Prime Minister will encourage the industries that help us prepare for the holidays – by allowing them to reopen after the lockdown. Hairdressers, beauty salons and gyms will reopen on December 2 – giving us confidence before the end of 2020. Boris Johnson is expected to announce a very strict Covid Winter Plan starting … Read more

Bill de Blasio Should Reopen New York City’s Schools

Bill de Blasio Should Reopen New York City’s Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) and Richard Carranza, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, carry trash cans with supplies during a press conference at the New Bridges Elementary School in Brooklyn, NY, August 19, 2020. (Jeenah Moon / Pool via Reuters) Land of state that making decisions for America’s … Read more

Animal lab where screaming monkeys were chained to walls allowed to reopen

Animal lab where screaming monkeys were chained to walls allowed to reopen

An animal testing laboratory where horrific experiments were carried out on animals including monkeys, cats and dogs has been allowed to reopen. Chilling images were released from the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology in Mienenbuttel, near Hamburg in Germany, last year after an undercover worker got a job there. One group of monkeys were filmed … Read more

Abandoned ghost resort and 'millionaire's playground' to reopen after 46 years

Abandoned ghost resort and 'millionaire's playground' to reopen after 46 years

An abandoned resort in Cyprus dubbed the “Millionaire’s Playground” is set to reopen despite controversy in the former tourist hotspot. The resort which is a part of Northern Cyprus in Varosha played host to an array of celebrities and will reopen, according to local politicians. It was closed down in 1974 when Turkey invaded Cyprus … Read more

Spooky 'millionaire's playground' ghost town set to reopen after nearly 50 years

Spooky 'millionaire's playground' ghost town set to reopen after nearly 50 years

In its heyday, tens of thousands of tourists packed into the idyllic resort of Varosha in Northern Cyprus every year. The district, in the city of Famagusta, boasted 12,000 hotel rooms and luscious beaches – and was described as a millionaire’s playground. Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren were among the glamorous A-listers who enjoyed breaks … Read more

Brothels reopen after lockdown but punters left 'unsatisfied' as sex is banned

Brothels reopen after lockdown but punters left 'unsatisfied' as sex is banned

Brothels in the German capital Berlin have reopened after months of lockdown but for pent-up punters looking to get their kicks, sex remains strictly off the menu. Sex in brothels has been banned in Berlin since mid-March to control the spread of coronavirus and although restrictions have eased the waiting game will continue for many. … Read more

The dystopian tech that companies are selling to help schools reopen sooner

The dystopian tech that companies are selling to help schools reopen sooner

Thousands of schools nationwide will not be reopening this fall. But in Las Vegas, the private K-12 Meadows School plans to use an artificial intelligence-powered thermal screening system to keep students safe as they return to classes. The system will scan for signs that students have elevated temperatures — an indication they might have Covid-19 … Read more

Widespread demands to improve test and trace before schools reopen

The Prime Minister is facing widespread calls to boost coronavirus testing and tracing so all schools can be reopened without imposing further restrictions on businesses or social lives. Boris Johnson said it is the “national priority” to get children back in class in England next month, but he has been warned by scientific advisers that … Read more

UK 'heading back into lockdown next month' when schools reopen

UK 'heading back into lockdown next month' when schools reopen

A senior scientist has warned that Britain is heading back into lockdown when schools reopen due to the UK’s current “disastrous” track and trace system, The Mirror reports. Former government chief scientific adviser Sir David King said: “We need a proper test and trace system by September. Otherwise full school opening will put us right … Read more

Trump still thinks schools should reopen because Covid-19 “will go away.” Really.

Trump still thinks schools should reopen because Covid-19 “will go away.” Really.

Mere weeks after a number of outlets remarked on his “new tone” about the coronavirus, President Donald Trump fully reverted to form during a lengthy interview on Wednesday’s installment of Fox & Friends. Echoing widely derided, unscientific comments he made during the early days of the outbreak in January and February, Trump insisted schools should … Read more