DNA from an unknown human ancestor that bred with Denisovans still exists among people today 

DNA from an unknown ancient ancestor of humans that once bred with Denisovans still exists among people today, study reveals Researchers from the US developed a new tool to analyse ancient DNA Three per cent of the Neanderthal genome can from an ancient human group This genetic transfer is thought to have occurred some 300,000 years ago Also, … Read more DNA from an unknown human ancestor that bred with Denisovans still exists among people today 

Heavily-pregnant woman and young children are among migrants to land on Kent beach

A heavily-pregnant woman and young children are among migrants to land on Kent beach as smugglers tell them to make dangerous Channel crossing before Brexit ‘closes the door’.  One group of around 16 refugees including 10 young children landed on Dungeness beach in Kent around 8.30am today, and a further cluster of migrants were pictured … Read more Heavily-pregnant woman and young children are among migrants to land on Kent beach

80% of new Covid-19 cases in part of Greater Manchester are among white people

Eighty per cent of new Covid-19 cases in one badly-hit part of Greater Manchester are among white people, according to a local official. Councillors in other parts of the North West — including Blackburn — have warned spikes in coronavirus cases are being driven by the Asian community. But Eleanor Roaf, director of public health in … Read more 80% of new Covid-19 cases in part of Greater Manchester are among white people

80% of new Covid-19 cases in part of Greater Manchester are among white people

Eighty per cent of new Covid-19 cases in part of Greater Manchester are among white people, a local health boss has said. Eleanor Roaf, the director of public health in Trafford, said there are fears of a ‘complacent middle class’.  She worries white people will think the coronavirus only affects those in deprived areas and … Read more 80% of new Covid-19 cases in part of Greater Manchester are among white people

Dog selfies, a cat on the toilet and horses headbutting are among Comedy Pet Photo Awards entries

An intellectual dog, a gossiping trio of horses, some socially distancing cats and a pair of guinea pigs doing tricks are among the entries to this year’s Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020.    The adorable shots, which including smiling pooches and dancing cats,  have been entered by pet owners across the UK, who hope to … Read more Dog selfies, a cat on the toilet and horses headbutting are among Comedy Pet Photo Awards entries

Dog selfies, a cat on the toilet and horses headbutting are among Comedy Pet Photo Awards entries

An intellectual dog, a gossiping trio of horses, some socially distancing cats and a pair of guinea pigs doing tricks are among the entries to this year’s Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020.    The adorable shots, which including smiling pooches and dancing cats,  have been entered by pet owners across the UK, who hope to … Read more Dog selfies, a cat on the toilet and horses headbutting are among Comedy Pet Photo Awards entries

Couple among first set to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ government u-turn over travel

‘Our Government has hung us out to dry’: Couple who will be among first to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ ruling after u-turn over travel rule means they will be stuck at home for next two weeks Sophie Ingham, 23, and boyfriend Nick Baldwin spent the last week in Tenerife They will have to … Read more Couple among first set to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ government u-turn over travel

Couple among first set to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ government u-turn over travel

‘Our Government has hung us out to dry’: Couple who will be first to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ government ruling after u-turn over travel rule means they will be stuck at home for next two weeks Sophie Ingham, 23, and boyfriend Nick Baldwin spent the last week in Tenerife They will have to … Read more Couple among first set to be quarantined from Spain blast ‘ridiculous’ government u-turn over travel

Locum GP is among those peddling dangerous anti-vaxx myths 

A locum GP is amongst a group of healthcare workers that have been peddling anti-vaxx myths as scientists continue to search for a coronavirus vaccine.  Doctors are among those raising doubts about inoculations, especially in the fight against coronavirus. But on a visit to a GP surgery in east London the Prime Minister spoke of … Read more Locum GP is among those peddling dangerous anti-vaxx myths 

Locum GP is among those peddling dangerous anti-vaxx myths 

A locum GP is amongst a group of healthcare workers that have been peddling anti-vaxx myths as scientists continue to search for a coronavirus vaccine.  Doctors are among those raising doubts about inoculations, especially in the fight against coronavirus. But on a visit to a GP surgery in east London the Prime Minister spoke of … Read more Locum GP is among those peddling dangerous anti-vaxx myths