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Month: August 2020

Yellowstone bull elks smash antlers together during ‘rut’ season

In the dead of night, bull elks are going head-to-head to win the affection of the females in the herd – and the ritual has been captured in a video. Yellowstone National Park released footage of a ‘bull fight,’ complete…

US surpasses six million coronavirus cases – almost quarter of global total

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The United States has now surpassed six million cases of coronavirus, according to data collated by Johns Hopkins University. This is almost a quarter…

Sir Bradley Wiggins says his hunger for victory in the Tour de France was ‘pathetic’

Sir Bradley Wiggins, who won the Tour de France in 2012, said he could not imagine competing in the race now and that his hunger for victory was “pathetic”. “You always forget what it’s like,” he told the Radio Times….

Adele in row over ‘cultural appropriation’ as she poses on Instagram in Jamaican flag bikini and Bantu knots

An image posted by Adele wearing a Jamaican flag bikini with her hair in Bantu knots has sparked claims of cultural appropriation, however there was a clear US-UK split on the subject. The pop singer shared the photograph of herself…

Holidays: Full list of ‘safe’ countries you can travel to – FCO travel latest | Travel News | Travel

This means the government is warning against non-essential travel to these destinations. What’s more, anyone who does head there will need to quarantine for 14 days on their return. Spain, France, Croatia and a number of other countries have fallen…

FDA warns people not to drink hand sanitizer sold in beer cans

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to drink hand sanitizer that’s flavored like their favorite snack or comes in familiar-looking packaging. The FDA said it has discovered some hand sanitizers are being packaged in beer cans, vodka bottles…

Abandoned kitten adopted after being found in police car’s engine

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A kitten that was abandoned on the side of a road has been adopted after it spent a weekend hidden in the engine of…

Rocket League update time latest as fans wait on free-to-play release news

NEW Rocket League update news is expected from developers Psyonix soon, following the end of Rocket Pass 6.

British woman dies off Greek island of Corfu ‘after being hit by speedboat’

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A British woman has been killed off the Greek island of Corfu after being hit by a speedboat, it has been reported. The 60-year-old…

Joe Biden accuses ‘weak’ Donald Trump of stoking violence at recent protests

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump of being a “weak” leader who has “fomented” violence at recent protests in the US. The Democratic nominee…

Being selfish doesn’t get you ahead even in a dog-eat-dog workplace, study finds 

Being selfish, even in a dog-eat-dog workplace, doesn’t get you ahead and ‘nice guys’ don’t always finish last, a new study of ‘disagreeable people’ found.     Disagreeable people, who are selfish, combative and manipulative may be intimidating, but their lack of…

Environment Secretary George Eustice admits he doesn’t have a target for number of staff he wants back in the office

Government efforts to convince workers to return to the office unravelled yesterday after the Environment Secretary admitted he did not have a target for the number of staff he wants back in his department next month. George Eustice said he…