30 million people infected by COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus surpasses 30 million cases and 945, 166 deaths affecting 213 countries and territories around the world, and 2 international conveyances. “We must keep on protecting each other “Wash your hands, cover your face, Make space if you have symptoms book a test”,  according to NHS UK. The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a…

Ancient Greece’s early medicine and healing

Hippocrates is a celebrated worldwide father of medicine and the Hippocratic Oath is admired throughout the medical profession as a founding statement of ethics and ideals. In the fifth century BC, The ancient Greeks even wrote of medicine as a newly discovered craft they had invented. Robin Lane Fox’s book put Greek invention of medicine…

Grenfell Fire: Harley Facades were confused by Fire safety rules

The Fire safety guidance for what materials could be used on Grenfell Tower was confusing, according to the director of the cladding company which installed the cladding has told an inquiry which is in its second phase. Ray Bailey, director of Harley Facades said there was “ quite widespread” confusion in the building industry at…

Weed fallen on the back of a drone

Activists seeking to legalise cannabis in Israel dropped via a drone several hundreds of packets of the drug in Tel Aviv after they promised free marijuana on social media. Passers-by managed to collect a few of the bags before police arrived according to the Maariv News website. The footage showed people walking through busy traffic…

Stand Up paddleboard sales surge

Stand up Paddleboaring through the heart of Richmond after getting a brief lesson on how to get on, stand up and paddle before setting off along the historic Thames river, paddling under one of the London’s oldest bridges, around small islands and alongside local wildlife. The paddling was easy as the boards were stable, experience…

KFC drops Icon mantra “Finger-Lickin’ Good”

KFC says it is halting its “Finger-Lickin’ Good” amid the coronavirus pandemic. “ We find ourselves in a unique situation- having an iconic slogan that doesn’t quite fit in the current environment,” the company said given the current hygiene advice. It’s packing with the phrase obscured and said the phrase would return when the time…

Pizza Express closes 73 outlets with 1, 100 job losses

Pizza Express chain owned by Chinese firm Hony Capital is to close 73 of its UK restaurants with the potential loss of 1, 100 jobs in a deal to reduce rent costs. Zoe Bowley, Pizza Express’s managing director for the UK and Ireland said: “Unfortunately, the impact of the global pandemic has meant that we…