Double tragedy as elephant shot 43 times dies – after crushing ranger to death

This is the heartbreaking moment an elephant lost its month-long battle for life despite Thai medics performing CPR in a last-ditch effort to save the dying animal. The 20-year-old bull elephant, named Plykhanoon, has been in critical care since December 10 after it was found shot 43 times in woodland in Prachuap Khiri Khan, a … Read more Double tragedy as elephant shot 43 times dies – after crushing ranger to death

Sam Burgess and glamorous blonde Jade Spooner enjoy a double date with his brother Luke in Byron Bay

Retired rugby league star Sam Burgess reportedly finalised his divorce from ex-wife Phoebe just before Christmas. And the 32-year-old showed no sign of heartbreak on Sunday as he spent time in Byron Bay with glamorous blonde Jade Spooner. He joined the health entrepreneur, 28, on what appeared to be a double date with his older brother, Luke, and … Read more Sam Burgess and glamorous blonde Jade Spooner enjoy a double date with his brother Luke in Byron Bay

Double hand transplant patient hails ‘phenomenal’ progress

One of the first people in the UK to have a double hand transplant has said her progress has been ‘phenomenal’, as she continues to pick up new skills two years on. Cor Hutton, from Lochwinnoch in Renfrewshire, was the first patient in Scotland and the third in the UK to successfully have the procedure, … Read more Double hand transplant patient hails ‘phenomenal’ progress

Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown

Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown – making it the worst year ever for the crime, says volunteer group More than 320 stolen dogs were reported between January and August last year Experts blame the pandemic as the demand for dogs boomed during lockdown DogLost says families are devastated as pets … Read more Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown

Evil double killer dies in prison aged 74 following positive Covid test

A double killer who was told he would never leave jail after murdering his neighbour and a Sunday school teacher had died in prison following a positive Covid-19 test.    David Cook, 74, had been admitted to hospital on December 7 after testing positive for coronavirus at the jail.   Cook, who was one of around 70 prisoners … Read more Evil double killer dies in prison aged 74 following positive Covid test

Coronavirus cases more than DOUBLE in locked-down Chinese city of Shijiazhuang

Coronavirus cases have more than doubled in a locked-down Chinese city of 11 million people where travel out has been banned after the new outbreak. Shijiazhuang has locked down all residential compounds, shut schools and banned public gatherings after reporting over 100 COVID-19 cases, according to authorities. The cases in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern … Read more Coronavirus cases more than DOUBLE in locked-down Chinese city of Shijiazhuang

Double dip recession on the way: Lockdown 3 set to cost us £390m a day after Britain shuts up shop

The UK faces plunging into its first double-dip recession since 1975, with the latest lockdown expected to cost almost £400million per day. Output in the first quarter of this year will be £24.57billion lower than it would have been without the third national lockdown, a think-tank warned yesterday. The Centre of Economics and Business Research … Read more Double dip recession on the way: Lockdown 3 set to cost us £390m a day after Britain shuts up shop

Double dip recession on the way: Lockdown 3 set to cost us £390m a day after Britain shuts up shop

The UK faces plunging into its first double-dip recession since 1975, with the latest lockdown expected to cost almost £400million per day. Output in the first quarter of this year will be £24.57billion lower than it would have been without the third national lockdown, a think-tank warned yesterday. The Centre of Economics and Business Research … Read more Double dip recession on the way: Lockdown 3 set to cost us £390m a day after Britain shuts up shop

Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week

Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week as UK posts ANOTHER daily high of 60,916 cases Today’s deaths mark a 107.7 per cent rise on 414 victims announced last Tuesday, with 76,000 deaths in total Meanwhile daily infections have risen by 14.6% from the 53,135 reported a week ago, with almost 2.8m total … Read more Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week

Premier League records 40 positive tests for coronavirus – more than double the week before  

The Premier League have revealed 40 positive coronavirus results in the latest round of testing – more than double the previous week. The latest set of figures come amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases in the UK, with Boris Johnson revealing a brutal new lockdown will come into effect to keep the mutant strain … Read more Premier League records 40 positive tests for coronavirus – more than double the week before