Shift workers are more likely to get heart issues, study warns

Shift workers are more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke as unsocial hours deviate from your natural body clock, study warns Scientists compared a person’s biological clock with their shift pattern  How much these two cycles are out of sync is called ‘social jetlag’   Researchers studied warehouse workers on shifts around the clock … Read more

As few as 2 per cent of positive Covid lateral flow test results are accurate, adviser warns

As few as two per cent of positive Covid lateral flow test results taken in low prevalence areas are accurate, an adviser to Matt Hancock has warned. In emails, leaked to the Guardian, senior strategist Ben Dyson is said to have warned health department colleagues about the unreliability of lateral flow test results. Mr Dyson, … Read more

As few as 2 per cent of positive Covid lateral flow test results are accurate, adviser warns

As few as two per cent of positive Covid lateral flow test results taken in low prevalence areas are accurate, an adviser to Matt Hancock has warned. In emails, leaked to the Guardian, senior strategist Ben Dyson is said to have warned health department colleagues about the unreliability of lateral flow test results. Mr Dyson, … Read more

Vaccine passports creates a two-tier society, Equalities watchdog warns

Vaccine passports could be unlawful, create a ‘two-tier society’ and discriminate against migrants, ethnic minorities and the poor, Britain’s equalities watchdog has warned the Government. ‘Covid-status certificates’ being considered by ministers to help open up society, get people back into work or away on holiday despite concerns from Boris Johnson’s own MPs that they will be ‘intrusive, … Read more

Vaccine passports creates a two-tier society, Equalities watchdog warns

Vaccine passports could create a ‘two-tier society’ and discriminate against migrants, ethnic minorities and the poor, Britain’s equalities watchdog has warned the Government. ‘Covid-status certificates’ being considered by ministers to help open up society, get people back into work or away on holiday despite concerns from Boris Johnson’s own MPs that they will be ‘intrusive, costly and … Read more

Army’s diversity drive will put off recruits from ‘core’ of working class, ex-brigadier warns

The British military’s drive for diversity could mean it struggles to recruit enough soldiers, the director of the National Army Museum has warned. Former brigadier Justin Maciejewski also described plans to cut the number of soldiers to 72,500 as pushing ‘the bounds of credibility’. The armed forces must not lose sight of its ‘core workforce’ by … Read more

Army’s diversity drive will put off recruits from ‘core’ of working class, ex-brigadier warns

British military’s diversity drive will see it struggle to recruit enough soldiers from traditional ‘core’ of ‘working class families’ as Army shrinks to its smallest size in 300 years, ex-brigadier warns Former brigadier Justin Maciejewski has warned that the British Army’s diversity recruitment drive could result in fall in the number of applicants in years … Read more

Lack of regulation will create a ‘Wild West in SPACE’ warns expert

The world is heading for a ‘wild west’ free for all in space that could lead to disaster as firms fight for every scrap of resource in low Earth orbit, an expert has warned.  Paul Kostek, a space policy specialist from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), says global agreement is ‘highly unlikely’ anytime … Read more

Covid UK: NHS Providers union chief warns lockdown easing could delay ending restrictions for good

Coronavirus cases rebounding as lockdown rules are loosened could lead to surges that delay the roadmap to ending restrictions for good, experts warned today. Self-confessed ‘prophet of doom’ Chris Hopson, boss of NHS Providers — a union for hospitals in England, said ‘we are likely to have a third and potentially fourth wave’ of Covid. He … Read more

Katy Perry warns that her blue latex American Idol look is prone to ‘dress farts’

Katy Perry cautions that her latex American Idol dress is prone to fart noises: ‘If you think I’m farting on live television I’m not!’ By Sarah Abraham For Dailymail.com Published: 07:54 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 14:41 BST, 13 April 2021 The always daring Katy Perry gave a PSA ahead of her American Idol … Read more