12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

More than a dozen people are feared dead and 13 others are missing in western Japan after record heavy rain triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation orders for more than 76,000 residents.   The nation’s weather agency downgraded rain warnings by one notch from the highest emergency level in Kumamoto and Kagoshima on … Read more 12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

More than a dozen people are feared dead and 13 others are missing in western Japan after record heavy rain triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation orders for more than 76,000 residents.   The nation’s weather agency downgraded rain warnings by one notch from the highest emergency level in Kumamoto and Kagoshima on … Read more 12 feared dead and 13 missing as torrential rain lashes western Japan

China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

China has boasted of holding ‘a sword over lawbreakers’ heads’ after Beijing passed a new security law giving it unprecedented jurisdiction over Hong Kong. President Xi Jinping signed the law into effect Tuesday after it was unanimously passed by Beijing’s rubber-stamp parliament, side-stepping a vote in Hong Kong. The law bans acts of secession, subversion, … Read more China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

Campaigners mourned ‘the end of Hong Kong as we know it’ today after China passed a sweeping new national security law which critics say will smother the city’s freedoms.  The legislation was unanimously approved by China’s rubber-stamp parliament, little more than six weeks after it was first unveiled.  Though the wording of the law has … Read more China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

Toby Anstis, 50, feared he could DIE during coronavirus

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I didn’t think I would wake up’: DJ Toby Anstis, 50, feared he would DIE during coronavirus battle as he celebrates getting back to full health with shirtless workout snaps By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline Published: 15:06 BST, 26 June 2020 | Updated: 15:08 BST, 26 June 2020 He feared he might not wake … Read more Toby Anstis, 50, feared he could DIE during coronavirus

Global slump will be WORSE than feared: IMF warns of huge hit to jobs 

Global slump will be WORSE than feared: IMF warns of catastrophic hit to jobs with £10TRILLION set to be wiped off the global economy By James Salmon for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 24 June 2020 | Updated: 22:05 BST, 24 June 2020 The coronavirus crisis is set to wipe £10trillion off the global … Read more Global slump will be WORSE than feared: IMF warns of huge hit to jobs 

Pret a Manger job cuts feared after leaked video reveals sales

Fears mounting over job cuts at Pret a Manger after leaked video reveals dire sales in lockdown By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:56 BST, 22 June 2020 | Updated: 22:06 BST, 22 June 2020 Fears are mounting over job cuts at Pret a Manger after a leaked video revealed dire sales in … Read more Pret a Manger job cuts feared after leaked video reveals sales

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell feared spreading COVID-19 to the star, 82

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell has revealed he feared spreading coronavirus to the vulnerable thespian amid her Alzheimer’s battle. During ITV’s Living with Dementia with the EastEnders star’s former on-screen son Ross Kemp on Wednesday, the actor, 57, said he experienced ‘every other symptom’ minus a persistent cough at the start of the lockdown as … Read more Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell feared spreading COVID-19 to the star, 82

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell feared spreading COVID-19 to the star, 82

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell has revealed he feared spreading coronavirus to the vulnerable thespian amid her Alzheimer’s battle. During ITV’s Living with Dementia with the EastEnders star’s former on-screen son Ross Kemp on Wednesday, the actor, 57, said he experienced ‘every other symptom’ minus a persistent cough at the start of the lockdown as … Read more Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell feared spreading COVID-19 to the star, 82

Coronavirus ‘could be up to four times LESS deadly than feared’

Covid-19 could actually be up to four times less deadly than feared, according to a controversial estimate. A review of antibody surveillance studies — which paint a much clearer picture of how many people have really been infected — suggests the coronavirus has a mortality rate of 0.25 per cent, meaning it kills one in … Read more Coronavirus ‘could be up to four times LESS deadly than feared’