Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

“Prime Minister Boris Johnson(55)  has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened”, Downing Street has said. Mr. Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise “ where necessary” the spokesman added. A No 10 statement read: “ The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St…

The portrayal of love and loss

O’Farrell’s novel begins in 1598, with Hamnet discovering his twin sister Judith has taken sick and searching for someone to help her, not realising his own illness was beyond cure, An emotionally devastating account of bard’s only son. Hamnet is inspired by the son of famous playwright and the story of the bond between the…

Coronavirus: 1.3m infected, 70, 653 died worldwide

Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Total Tests/ Other Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases Critical 1M pop 1M pop Tests 1M pop World 1,290,859 17,997 70,653 1,228 272,125 948,081 46,094 166 9.1   USA 338,899 2,226 9,679 63 18,002 311,218 8,702 1,024 29 1,780,503 5,379 Spain 135,032 3,386 13,055 414…

Boris rushed to hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to a London Hospital on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” including a temperature – for a series of routine tests. PM Boris Johnson is still very much in charge of the coronavirus despite spending the night in the hospital. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will chair Monday morning’s coronavirus meeting…

Queen: “We will Succeed’ in the fight against the virus”

The Queen is to stress the value of self-discipline and resolve during the coronavirus pandemic in a special address to the nation on Sunday. In a special broadcast, Queen Elizabeth thanks NHS and key workers for their efforts against the coronavirus/ The Queen also thanks “those of you who are staying at home, thereby helping…

5minute rapid coronavirus test in India

Bengaluru-based bio-tech start-up in south India launches  India’s first  rapid Covid-19 home test kit. which can deliver results in 5 minutes. The test requires users to clean their finger with an alcohol swab and prick it with  the needle provided.  The cartridge  displays the results  from the blood sample. The kit received approval from Indian Council of…

Coronavirus: 66, 500 dead, 253, 864 recovered worldwide

  Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Total Other Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases Critical 1M pop 1M pop Tests World 1,226,650 25,197 66,550 1,862 253,864 906,236 44,704 157 8.5   USA 312,435 1,078 8,486 34 14,828 289,121 8,206 944 26 1,663,353 Spain 130,759 4,591 12,418 471 38,080 80,261 6,861…

Coronavirus: 1.2m infected, 64, 644 dead worldwide

Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Total Other Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases Critical 1M pop 1M pop Tests World 1,199,027 82,365 64,644 5,470 246,166 888,217 42,324 154 8.3 USA 309,728 32,567 8,441 1,037 14,741 286,546 8,206 936 26 1,626,287 Spain 126,168 6,969 11,947 749 34,219 80,002 6,532 2,699 256…

Will China soon usurp the US as the world’s supreme power?

  Kishore Mahbubani,  a former president of the UN Security Council  (Jan 2001, May 2002), a scholar and diplomat with unrivaled access to policymakers in Beijing and Washington, has given us a definitive guide to the deep fault lines in the relationship and assessing the risk of any confrontation, and an honest appraisal of the…

“Salt-licked winds” and life of Cornwall’s fishing community

Lamorna Ash’s evocative, lyrical and profound memoir of a Cornish fishing village community in Newlyn, the largest working fishing port in Britain and highlights the meditation on the soul of a place in the face of globalisation. #Twenty-Two-year-old Londoner Ash,  found gutting fish is a messy business as she was onboard 79ft beam trawler dipping…