One man wounded in 'active shooter situation' at Louisiana hospital as hostage negotiators called in

ONE person was shot at a Louisiana hospital in what police have said is an active shooter situation. Cops said hostage negotiators have been called in at St Mary’s Ocshner in the town of Shreveport, KSLA reported. People have been evacuated from the hospital as SWAT and hostage officers search for the suspect, KTAL reported. The suspect was identified as […]

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Covid-19 increases in areas with high air pollution, study claims

People are more likely to catch Covid-19 in areas with high air pollution because particulate matter could ‘carry’ the viruses, scientists claim Researchers claimed pollution plays a ‘direct role’ in the spread of Covid-19  They suggested the coronavirus is airborne, meaning it lingers in the air This is exacerbated by particulate matter (PM) which ‘carries’ it in the air They […]

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Chelsea joined by Man Utd in Alex Telles transfer race with Porto left-back eyed 'after success of Bruno Fernandes'

CHELSEA have been joined by Manchester United in the race for Porto left-back Alex Telles, according to reports. The Blues are in the hunt for a new left-back to replace Emerson and Marcos Alonso. Leicester's Ben Chilwell is their top defensive target but yesterday, the Foxes said the West Londoners would have to pay a world record fee to sign […]

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Amy Adams to Star in Limited Series 'Kings of America' at Netflix

Drama centers on a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive and a longtime Walmart saleswoman and preacher Getty Images Amy Adams is reteaming with “Vice” director Adam McKay for a new Netflix limited series about the class action lawsuit against Walmart, the streamer announced on Tuesday. “Kings of America,” which Adams will star in and executive produce, centers on the stories of […]

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‘Miracles in our own backyards’: Rare urban ecosystems on the brink

Almost half of Australia's national-listed threatened animals and a quarter of the plant species at risk are found in the largest towns and cities, and the threats are intensifying. That's the findings of an analysis of known locations of at-risk forest species in towns with 10,000 people or more by the Australian Conservation Foundation. It excluded grassland or marine habitats […]

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Millions in US face financial ruin as emergency jobless benefits end

Washington: Tens of millions of Americans face financial devastation after losing access to emergency US$600 ($840) per week payments because Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a new coronavirus relief deal. The average unemployed worker will lose 61 per cent of their benefit, with laid-off workers in some states losing up to three quarters of their income, after the […]

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Around the world in 80 sprays: The perfumes that can transport you

Around the world in 80 sprays: Stuck in Blighty? Try the perfumes that can transport you Ruth Mastenbroek captured the essence of Umbria with her Amorosa fragrance British perfumer said scents trigger your imagination to transport you to a place Jo Fairley picked a selection of perfumes for travelling in our minds this summer Ever smelled a fragrance and been ‘Tardised’ […]

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China records biggest spike in coronavirus cases for three months as scores test positive in Uighur-dominated Xinjiang

CHINA has recorded its biggest spike in coronavirus cases for three months as large numbers test positive in Uighur Muslim-dominated Xinjiang. Authorities reported 101 new cases in the country – with 89 found in Xinjiang, home to many of the Uighur ethnic minority. Fears are growing that China may be facing a second wave months after they managed to quell […]

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