Amtrak train derails in Montana killing three and over 50 injured

In Montana, three people have been killed and  50 others hurt after a Amtrak Empire Builder passenger train derailed several carriages at about 16:00 local time ( 22:00 GMT) near the town of Joplin. The train cars on their sides and luggage strewn on the ground with people standing nearby. Amtrak said there were some…

The Third lockdown may cost UK £400million every working day

  The UK Lockdown could hit the borrowing balloon for the 2020/2021 financial year past £450 billion and predicts the latest coronavirus restrictions could cost the country £400 million every working day. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £4.6 billion plan to help businesses through a new lockdown, including one-off top-up grants up to £9,…

Hugging tiger wins the wildlife photo award

Sergey Gorshkov’s photograph of a Siberian tiger one of rarest creatures on Earth  taken in the deep forests of ‘Russia’s Far East won him the title of Wild Photographer of the Year. The female tiger is seen embracing a tree, rubbing herself up against the bark to leave her scent and mark territory in Leopard…

Cities were places of “pessimism not hope”

Megalopolises cities like Chicago where 6 per cent of its inhabitants died of Cholera pandemic in 1854, the outbreak killed 8. 600 in 1892 and the great plague claimed the lives of over 100, 000 for London  (a quarter of the population) between1665-1666. Although cities have only ever been inhabited by a tiny minority of…

Uber secures licence to continue operating in London

  Good News for millions of Londoners and visitors who rely on Uber to get around the capital. Uber, the ride-hailing giant has finally secured its right to continue operating in London after a judge upheld its appeal against Transport for London (TfL) at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The Court said Uber was now a “fit…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…