Wuhan: One year after lockdown, the city is back to normal as the rest of the world battles Covid

One year after entering lockdown, Wuhan’s youth are filling the city’s nightclubs, its pandemic-spawning markets have reopened and a film is released praising the city’s response. Meanwhile, much of the rest of the world continues its battle with the deadly disease first detected in the Chinese city, which has caused the deaths of more than … Read more Wuhan: One year after lockdown, the city is back to normal as the rest of the world battles Covid

Suspected Chinese spy ‘is caught hiding in a wardrobe at Navy base RNAS Yeovilton’

A suspected Chinese spy has been found hiding in a wardrobe at a Navy base where she had been staying for a fortnight with her aircraft technician lover, according to reports. The woman is said to have been caught hiding among her lover’s jumpsuits at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset. The Navy base is home to … Read more Suspected Chinese spy ‘is caught hiding in a wardrobe at Navy base RNAS Yeovilton’

Suspected Chinese spy ‘is caught hiding in a wardrobe at Navy base RNAS Yeovilton’

A suspected Chinese spy has been found hiding in a wardrobe at a Navy base, where she had been staying for a fortnight with her aircraft technician lover, according to reports. The woman is said to have been caught hiding among her lover’s jumpsuits at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset. The Navy base is home to … Read more Suspected Chinese spy ‘is caught hiding in a wardrobe at Navy base RNAS Yeovilton’

Beijing enters partial lockdown after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant are detected 

Lockdown has been imposed on five Beijing neighbourhoods after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant were detected in the Chinese capital.   The cases had ‘no genetic correlation with previously reported local cases and imported cases in Beijing’, the head of the Beijing health authority Pang Xinghuo told reporters, but are ‘considered to be variants of … Read more Beijing enters partial lockdown after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant are detected 

Beijing enters partial lockdown after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant are detected 

Lockdown has been imposed on five Beijing neighbourhoods after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant were detected in the Chinese capital.   The cases had ‘no genetic correlation with previously reported local cases and imported cases in Beijing’, the head of the Beijing health authority Pang Xinghuo told reporters, but are ‘considered to be variants of … Read more Beijing enters partial lockdown after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant are detected 

Jack Ma re-appears: Alibaba founder makes his first appearance in two months since ‘vanishing’

Alibaba founder Jack Ma makes his first appearance in two months after his public comments angered Beijing and led him to ‘disappear’ Jack Ma, worth £42billion, re-emerged today in a video speech on state media Ma praised China’s poverty alleviation efforts and vowed to help rural teachers  The tycoon vanished in November after criticising state banks and … Read more Jack Ma re-appears: Alibaba founder makes his first appearance in two months since ‘vanishing’

Chinese actress sparks outrage by complaining US surrogates can’t abort baby after boyfriend split

A scandal has broken out involving a celebrity from China who is alleged to have wished her surrogate children be aborted after splitting up from her boyfriend.  Actress Zheng Shuang, 29, has been accused by her ex, producer Zhang Heng, of ultimately abandoning the two children they had planned on having through surrogates based in the United … Read more Chinese actress sparks outrage by complaining US surrogates can’t abort baby after boyfriend split

Chinese actress sparks outrage by complaining US surrogates can’t abort baby after boyfriend split

A scandal has broken out involving a celebrity from China who is alleged to have wished her surrogate children be aborted after splitting up from her boyfriend.  Actress Zheng Shuang, 29, has been accused by her ex, producer Zhang Heng, of ultimately abandoning the two children they had planned on having through surrogates based in the United … Read more Chinese actress sparks outrage by complaining US surrogates can’t abort baby after boyfriend split

Boris Johnson faces huge Tory revolt over China human rights row

Boris Johnson is facing a knife-edge vote today as dozens of his MPs back action against Beijing over human rights abuses. The PM is braced for a major revolt as Tories join calls to let British courts decide if the communist state is committing genocide against its Uighur Muslim minority. Up to 50 MPs including former … Read more Boris Johnson faces huge Tory revolt over China human rights row

Diet full of fried food could increase your risk of heart failure by almost 40%, study suggests 

Diet full of fried food could increase your risk of heart failure by almost 40%, study suggests Eating lots of fried food could increase risk of heart failure by 37 per cent The diet is linked to having a 28 per cent higher chance of heart attacks or stroke The risk rises with each weekly … Read more Diet full of fried food could increase your risk of heart failure by almost 40%, study suggests