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146 Americans have UK ‘super-covid’ as cases DOUBLE in Florida and variant strikes 60 countries

Florida has become America’s new ‘super-COVID’ hotspot, leading the country in known cases. At least 46 cases of the highly contagious variant first identified in the UK have been found in the Sunshine State, more than double the initial figure of 22. The new strain, B 1.1.7., is feared to be up to 70 percent […]

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Sadiq Khan’s cycle lanes were UNLAWFUL, judge at London’s High Court rules

Lockdown cycle lanes could now be ripped up across the UK after the High Court ruled Sadiq Khan’s ‘Streetspace’ scheme was unlawful. The controversial scheme, which saw roads closed and others narrowed to create new cycle lanes in the height of lockdown last year, was found to be ‘seriously flawed’ by a High Court judge […]

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Mutant ‘Kent strain’ of coronavirus has been in the US since November 6

The highly-infectious ‘Kent’ coronavirus variant was already in the US six weeks before Britain sounded the alarm, a study claims.  University of Arizona researchers say the B.1.1.7 lineage – as it is scientifically known – was behind a cluster of cases in California that were traced back to November 6. Another outbreak of the variant […]

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Super-infectious Kent Covid strain has spread to at least 60 countries

The super-infectious mutant strain of coronavirus that was first detected in Kent has spread to at least 60 other countries, the World Health Organization said today. Cases of the B.1.1.7 variant, sometimes known as VOC 202012/01, have been reported in most of continental Europe, as well as in nations further afield including the US, Australia, India, […]

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Melania Trump leaves White House in chic but somber black outfit

Melania Trump made clear that she is ready for a vacation after touching down in Florida wearing a vibrant patterned dress – having changed out of the somber all-black look she wore for her White House departure during the family’s brief flight from D.C. to Mar-a-Lago.  The 51-year-old’s summery ensemble was a world away from […]

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Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton wear purple at inauguration as Laura Bush dons blue

Michelle Obama cut a stylish figure in a head-to-toe plum suit by Sergio Hudson as she joined former First Ladies Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush at Joe Biden‘s inauguration on Wednesday.  The 57-year-old, who was joined by her husband, former President Barack Obama, wore a floor-length coat over a form-fitting turtleneck and wide-leg pants — […]

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner sign one-year lease on Miami condo

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are leaving Washington behind for sunnier skies and following her father to Florida.    The former senior presidential advisers have signed a one-year lease on a condominium in one of Miami’s most coveted oceanfront buildings, Arte Surfside, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the […]

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Donald and Melania Trump arrive in Mar-a-Lago after leaving Washington DC

Donald and Melania Trump have arrived in Mar-a-Lago after fleeing Washington DC, where Joe Biden has just been inaugurated as the 46th President, to start their new life after vowing that we haven’t seen the last of them.  Trump on Wednesday morning gave a final speech at Joint Base Andrews where he said: ‘We will […]

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Heathrow passengers face HOUR-long queues at passport control to prove they’re Covid negative

Heathrow passengers were subjected to an hour-long queue at passport control today as extra Covid checks stretched staff – as it emerged some travellers were willingly accepting non-compliance fines to avoid giving their details over. Screams of ‘get more staff’ rang out as crowds mounted to get through the secure area. Travellers flying into Britain […]

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Barack sends Joe his best wishes sharing pic of them in the Oval Office together during his term

President Barack Obama sent best wishes to his former Vice President on Wednesday morning as he posted a celebratory message to Joe Biden ahead of his inauguration as the nation’s 46th president. Obama shared a touching image of the pair during their time working together in his own administration, as they walked out of the […]