Safety on the beach and why gyms can’t reopen: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions on coronavirus

Last week we had to stay two metres apart. Now it’s one metre. Are they making it up as they go along? The two-metre distancing rule was always an educated guess, given that the virus is new so the data available was limited. The UK was relatively strict in its distancing rules, compared with other … Read more Safety on the beach and why gyms can’t reopen: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions on coronavirus

Former Hull youth team player Thomas Beattie comes out as gay

‘I never thought about coming out whilst playing’: Former Hull City youth team player Thomas Beattie announces he is gay… and is only the fourth male professional footballer who has played in Britain to come out Former professional footballer Thomas Beattie has come out as gay  Beattie, from Yorkshire, played for Hull City’s youth team … Read more Former Hull youth team player Thomas Beattie comes out as gay

Giedrius Lazutka uses 35mm film camera to show the beauty of Cristiano Ronaldo’s birthplace, Madeira

Wondering which Instagram filter was used to shoot these cinematic pictures of the island of Madeira? The answer is categorically #nofilter. They were all captured old-school-style by amateur photographer Giedrius Lazutka from Lithuania using a 35mm film camera (remember those?) – and the effect is hypnotic. The 34-year-old, who now lives in Singapore, took the … Read more Giedrius Lazutka uses 35mm film camera to show the beauty of Cristiano Ronaldo’s birthplace, Madeira

Kim Jong Un ends relationship with Trump as sanctions continue

North Korea criticised Donald Trump in a stinging denunciation of the United States on Friday, the second anniversary of a landmark summit in Singapore where the US president shook hands with leader Kim Jong Un. It was the latest in a series of vitriolic statements from Pyongyang aimed at both Washington and Seoul, and came … Read more Kim Jong Un ends relationship with Trump as sanctions continue

MPs pile pressure on Boris Johnson to cut 2-metre social distancing rule to one-metre restriction

Boris Johnson was under huge pressure on Wednesday night to cut the two-metre social distancing rule. MPs and industry leaders warn that keeping the restriction in place could sink tens of thousands of businesses. Campaigners say it stops schools reopening properly while pubs and restaurants fear going bust.  The World Health Organisation recommends a one-metre … Read more MPs pile pressure on Boris Johnson to cut 2-metre social distancing rule to one-metre restriction