China's 'bat woman' warns animals carry more deadly Covid-like viruses

Shi Zhengli

A world-renowned Chinese virologist has warned that bats in China and other South Asian countries harbor more Covid-like viruses that can be transmitted to humans. Dr. Known as the ‘bat woman’ for her ability to detect coronaviruses in bats, Shi Zheng-Li warned that other strains…

'Bat Woman' virologist blasts 'absurd' claims coronavirus came from her lab

'Bat Woman' virologist blasts 'absurd' claims coronavirus came from her lab

A Chinese virologist dubbed ‘Bat Woman’ has spoken out about claims the deadly Covid-19 pandemic came from her laboratory. Shi Zhengli leads a group of scientist in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus strain is thought to have originated, and studies the virus in…

'Russia's heaviest woman' dies after lie detector family drama on live TV

'Russia's heaviest woman' dies after lie detector family drama on live TV

A Russian woman whose weight peaked at a shopping 55st has died following an appearance on a live TV show. Lyubov Nurdinova, 57, had been described as “the heaviest woman in Russia ”. She was reportedly suffering from depression at the time of her death…

MP chanted 'I'm a naughty Tory' amid 'sex assault on woman', court told

MP chanted 'I'm a naughty Tory' amid 'sex assault on woman', court told

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke chased a woman around his kitchen and chanted “I’m a naughty Tory” after sexually assaulting her, a court has heard. Elphicke talked to the woman about bondage then allegedly groped her breast and tried to kiss her, leaving her “distressed,…