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A Diet Coke addict revealed how she was forced to quit the fizzy drink during lockdown

A woman who was so addicted to Diet Coke that she would have it for breakfast – and often bulk-bought 20 bottles at a time – says lockdown has helped her kick the habit, because it wasn’t so readily available.   Gillian Fisher, 28, from Ealing, West London, says she would drink Diet Coke first thing […]

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Global warming caused by volcanoes triggered mass extinction, wiping out 85% of marine species

Global warming caused by volcanic eruptions triggered a mass extinction event that wiped out around 85% of all marine species on Earth, scientists have claimed.     Scientists previously thought that the Late Ordovician extinction, which happened nearly 450 million years ago, was linked to toxic metals and radiation released from a distant galaxy, as well as global […]

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Father of sisters, ages 12 and 14, who died in hammock accident speaks of his heartbreak

The father of the two young Ohio sisters who died after the brick pillar their hammock was tied to collapsed and fell on them Sunday night says he doesn’t blame anyone for their deaths.  Scout Scaravilli, 14, and Chasey Scaravilli, 12, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, were at their home, lying in a hammock tied between […]

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Anorexia survivor claims lockdown has been GOOD for some eating disorder sufferers

An anorexia survivor has claimed social isolation as a result of Covid-19 has created ‘safe havens’ for some people battling eating disorders.   Marissa Pendlebury, 28, from Warrington, Cheshire, founder of the Nourishing Routes programme, warned great care must to be taken to ease these individuals back into society when lockdown ends to avoid painful relapses. Some […]

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Top coronavirus experts ‘warned Trump against holding Tulsa rally over health risks’

Top members of White House coronavirus task force strongly advised President Trump against holding his rally in Tulsa – despite his insistence that attendees are there at their own risk.       Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx both reportedly shared concerns internally last week about the public health risks involved in holding the Make America […]

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Mike Pence says all lives matter when asked about George Floyd’s death

Pressed by a television host to say the words ‘black lives matter,’ Vice President Mike Pence has instead replied that ‘all lives matter,’ while acknowledging Juneteenth and lamenting George Floyd‘s death as a ‘tragedy’. The exchange occurred on Friday night when Pence appeared in an interview with Philadelphia ABC affiliate WPVI-TV, and anchor Brian Taff repeatedly […]

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Moment gunman casually walks down street with fake pistol

This is the dramatic moment a gunman casually walks down a street with a fake pistol before being shot by a police officer who said it was ‘like staring death directly in the eyes’.   CCTV footage released by prosecutors shows Andrejs Saveljevs, 35, from Boulevard, Hull, stumbling down the road after drinking a litre of Jack […]

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Greta Thunberg believes Covid-19 could lead to new action against Climate Change

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has called on governments to treat the threat of climate change with the same urgency as coronavirus. The 17-year-old said that, as a result of the pandemic, it feels like the world has passed ‘some kind of social tipping point’. ‘People are starting to realise that we cannot keep looking […]

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Paedophile jailed for three years after mother caught him sending her daughter sick messages

Nicholas Jackson, 46, has been jailed for three years after an outraged mother caught him sending her daughter sick Instagram messages in an online sting A paedophile has been jailed for three years after an outraged mother caught him sending her daughter sick Instagram messages in an online sting. Nicholas Jackson, 46, was arrested at work […]

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Two teenagers aged 16 and 17 jailed for total of 25 years for killing friend outside shopping center

Two teenagers have been jailed for a total of 25 years for stabbing a ‘vulnerable’ 15-year-old boy to death over rumours he had molested a girl. Michael Irving was lured into a ‘Trojan Horse’ trap on the evening of September 3 last year by two boys he thought were his friends, the Old Bailey was […]