Tips on cancelling a cottage holiday to Scotland and filling in the Spanish health form for visitors

Delays to airline refunds, completing Spanish health forms for Majorca and Tenerife and cancelling a cottage holiday are the hot topics tackled by the Holiday Guru this week By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 13:08 BST, 13 July 2020 | Updated: 13:08 BST, 13 July 2020 The Holiday Guru is always on call to answer your … Read more Tips on cancelling a cottage holiday to Scotland and filling in the Spanish health form for visitors

Antibodies from LLAMAS can neutralise the coronavirus

Antibodies taken from the blood of llamas and engineered to target SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, could offer a future treatment against the disease.  Llamas, as well as camels and alpacas, naturally produce very small antibodies, called nanobodies, which are dwarfed by those made by human immune systems.  Lab-based experiments found these naturally-occurring antibodies … Read more Antibodies from LLAMAS can neutralise the coronavirus

Eliminated Reece Hignell shares who he believes will win MasterChef

‘Come on guys, it’s just a competition!’ Eliminated Reece Hignell questions why everyone is ‘so emotional’ on MasterChef – and shares who he believes will win By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 12:26 BST, 13 July 2020 | Updated: 13:06 BST, 13 July 2020 Reece Hignell was eliminated from MasterChef Australia: Back To … Read more Eliminated Reece Hignell shares who he believes will win MasterChef

Nicola Sturgeon issues Brexit state aid warning to Boris Johnson

Nicola Sturgeon warns Boris Johnson withholding state aid powers after Brexit would be a ‘full scale assault on devolution’ and boost support for Scottish independence The UK currently has to abide by European Union rules on state aid subsidies  After Brexit it will regain control of ability to intervene when industries struggle Downing Street has … Read more Nicola Sturgeon issues Brexit state aid warning to Boris Johnson

Photographer recreates portraits of 15 historical figures with the help of their direct descendants

A photographer has recreated the portraits of famous historical figures using their direct descendants – and the results are strikingly similar to the originals.  British artist Drew Gardner spent years carrying out in-depth research tracing the relatives and verifying their lineage before creating the collection – which includes replica images of Charles Dickens and Emmeline Pankhurst. To … Read more Photographer recreates portraits of 15 historical figures with the help of their direct descendants

Our Highland fling! The Cairngorms is a breath of fresh air for all the family

Space, horizon and plenty to do were the criteria for our family holiday. So, rather than heading to overheated beaches in southern Europe we settled on the Cairngorms. And that was long before we had even heard of the coronavirus pandemic. Buoyed up by Springwatch, I sold the idea to our boys, aged four and … Read more Our Highland fling! The Cairngorms is a breath of fresh air for all the family

Fossilised foot of a three-toed dinosaur that lived in Brazil 115 million years ago is found

Fossilised foot of a three-toed dinosaur that lived in Brazil 115 million years ago is identified as belonging to a new species that may be a forerunner of today’s birds The specimen was found in the Pedra Branca mine in Brazil’s Ceará State in 2008 Extraction and preparation of the fossil was complex and took 12 … Read more Fossilised foot of a three-toed dinosaur that lived in Brazil 115 million years ago is found

The Voice: Delta Goodrem and Boy George pick their final contestants for top eight semi-finals

It’s crunch time on The Voice Australia and on Monday night, Boy George and Delta Goodrem picked the two contestants they’re taking forward to the semi-finals.   Boy George had a surprise pick in Siala Robson – last week, the 18-year-old got halfway through singing David Bowie’s Fame 90, but forgot the lyrics.  However Siala bounced back this … Read more The Voice: Delta Goodrem and Boy George pick their final contestants for top eight semi-finals

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove clash over face masks in shops

Boris Johnson vowed clarity on face masks ‘in the next few days’ today as the government’s approach descended into shambles. The PM, who was wearing a covering out and about in London this morning, insisted they had a ‘great deal of value’ in confined spaces such as shops. He said ministers and officials were ‘looking … Read more Boris Johnson and Michael Gove clash over face masks in shops

Ethiopian tribe held a photographer and his daughter at gunpoint when they visited

A photographer told of his horror after two members of the generally-peaceful Suri tribe in Ethiopia held him and his daughter at gunpoint in a horrific robbery ordeal.  Geography teacher-turned photographer Trevor Cole, 64, said one tribesman pointed a Kalashnikov while another brandished a machete at him, his 20-year-old daughter and another photographer during a … Read more Ethiopian tribe held a photographer and his daughter at gunpoint when they visited