James Murdoch steps down after he and his wife grew disillusioned with company’s coverage 

Did Rupert Murdoch’s son quit his media empire because it isn’t woke enough? ‘Liberal of the family’ James steps down after he and his environmentalist wife grew disillusioned with company’s coverage The 47-year-old cited editorial disagreements in his bombshell resignation letter He was once seen as the favourite to take over the News Corporation empire … Read more James Murdoch steps down after he and his wife grew disillusioned with company’s coverage 

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Shares slid today as grim economic figures showed the UK’s recovery from lockdown could be slower than hoped. Official figures showed GDP grew by 1.8 per cent in May – but it is still nearly a quarter lower than before the draconian coronavirus restrictions were imposed. The rise was also far smaller than some economists … Read more Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Shares slid today as grim economic figures showed the UK’s recovery from lockdown could be slower than hoped. Official figures showed GDP grew by 1.8 per cent in May – but it is still nearly a quarter lower than before the draconian coronavirus restrictions were imposed. The rise was also far smaller than some economists … Read more Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Handyman creates an exact replica of the pub where his partner grew up

Deja brew! Handyman spends five months lovingly transforming 20ft garden shed into an exact replica of the pub where his partner grew up David Higby built copycat Mitre pub in Essex after his partner’s parents died 20ft by 12ft boozer is stocked with draft pumps and a 22,000 coin penny wall Handyman filled garden pub … Read more Handyman creates an exact replica of the pub where his partner grew up

Salad seeds in outer space grew at a slower rate than Earth-bound counterparts 

Salad seeds that went on a round trip to outer space and back grew at a slightly slower rate and aged faster than those on Earth, scientists have found.  A million rocket seeds (Eruca sativa) amounting to 2kg were sent to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2015 with legendary British astronaut Tim Peake.  Six … Read more Salad seeds in outer space grew at a slower rate than Earth-bound counterparts 

Salad seeds in outer space grew at a slower rate than Earth-bound counterparts 

Salad seeds that went on a round trip to outer space and back grew at a slightly slower rate and aged faster than those on Earth, scientists have found.  A million rocket seeds (Eruca sativa) amounting to 2kg were sent to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2015 with legendary British astronaut Tim Peake.  Six … Read more Salad seeds in outer space grew at a slower rate than Earth-bound counterparts 

Drew Barrymore reveals feet ‘grew three shoes sizes’ after giving birth

Drew Barrymore has revealed that her feet ‘grew three shoe sizes’ after she gave birth. The 45-year-old actress  star has Olive, seven, and Frankie, five, with her ex-husband Will Kopelman, 41. The Never Been Kissed star told The Sunday Times Style magazine her feet increased in size when she welcomed her kids so her ‘old shoe-loving … Read more Drew Barrymore reveals feet ‘grew three shoes sizes’ after giving birth

Shipworms pulled from underwater forest that grew 60,000 years ago could be used to make antibiotics

An underwater forest 60 feet below the surface in the Gulf of Mexico may be harboring life-saving secrets. Researchers found that shipworms and other marine organisms living in tree trunks that grew nearly 60,000 years ago could be used to design new pharmaceuticals. The shipworms pulled from the depths were found to be ‘stuffed full … Read more Shipworms pulled from underwater forest that grew 60,000 years ago could be used to make antibiotics

Our ancient ancestor ‘Lucy’ had an ape-like brain that grew over time

Human ancestors who lived over three million years ago had an ape-like brain structure but human-like brain growth that showed prolonged periods of care.  The findings are based on analysis of eight fossil skulls of Australopithecus afarensis – the species to which the famous early human ancestor ‘Lucy’ belongs. A. afarensis inhabited East Africa more … Read more Our ancient ancestor ‘Lucy’ had an ape-like brain that grew over time

Mexican gray wolf population in the US grew by 24 percent in 2019 with a total of 42 packs

After reaching a point of near extinction, Mexican gray wolf populations in the US have begun to rebound, growing 24 percent in 2019. According to new census information from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the number of Mexican gray wolves in the US rose to 163 in 2019, from 131 in 2018. The increase … Read more Mexican gray wolf population in the US grew by 24 percent in 2019 with a total of 42 packs