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Month: September 2020

UK’s first hydrogen transport hub to open in the Tees Valley in plans for low-carbon commuting

Northern England, the home of some of the country’s oldest and most unreliable trains, is to lead a British transport revolution as a global centre for developing ­hydrogen-powered trains. Transport minister Rachel Mac­lean has announced that the UK’s first hydrogen…

A cup of coffee a day may help to keep Parkinson’s disease at bay, say scientists

A cup of coffee a day may keep Parkinson’s disease at bay, say scientists. They have found an association between coffee consumption and a lower risk of developing the disease, even for people with a genetic mutation which predisposes them…

Michael Jackson son: Will Blanket Jackson follow in his father’s footsteps? ‘Possibility’

MICHAEL JACKSON performed better than many stars of his day – but will his youngest child Blanket follow in his footsteps?

Debate commission promises changes after chaotic exchange between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Changes will be made to the debate process after Donald Trump and Joe Biden engaged in a fiery exchange full of insults and interruptions….

NASA satellite captures image of autumn colored leaves spreading around Lake Superior

Fall foliage seen from SPACE! NASA satellite captures image of autumn colored leaves spreading around Lake Superior Fall is making its way across the US, which means leaves will begin to turn yellow, red and orangeTrees are losing chlorophyll due to…

Mayan community obliterated 1,590 years ago when volcano erupted, study reveals

Mayan community was obliterated 1,590 years ago when a violent volcano erupted, according to a new study that uncovered the timeline using an ice core from Greenland and charred remains from the event Radiocarbon measurements date a massive eruption of…

Plan to simplify lockdown rules with new, simpler three-tier system is being considered by Downing Street

The fragmented system of local lockdowns across the country – which even the Prime Minister has found confusing – is set to be streamlined into a series of tiers, i understands. Ministers and officials are considering plans for a three-tier…

Beatles members: How many members of Beatles have there been? Was it always four people?

THE BEATLES were known as the Fab Four – but were there always four members and if not, who else was in the band?

MPs will get veto on national rules after ministers strike deal to head off Tory backbench rebellion

Parliament will get a veto on “significant national measures” to combat Covid-19 in future, Matt Hancock has promised as part of a deal to defuse a threatened Conservative rebellion. Angry Tory backbenchers were denied the chance to defeat the Government…

Madrid to face stricter lockdown rules amid resurgence of coronavirus cases

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Madrid is set to face tougher lockdown rules with residents being barred from leaving except on essential trips amid a resurgence of Covid-19. As…

Second wave of Covid-19 looks like string of local outbreaks instead of national surge, says PM

The second wave of Covid-19 looks like a series of local outbreaks rather than a national resurgence of the epidemic, Boris Johnson and Chris Whitty have suggested in a sign they are leaning against a second England-wide lockdown. The Prime…

One in 14 pupils yet to arrive at British boarding schools as Covid-19 causes problems for international students

About one in 14 pupils at British boarding schools have delayed or deferred returning to school, i can reveal, with coronavirus continuing to cause problems for international students. According to tracking data from more than 100 schools which belong to…