Parents are much more likely to say that time has gone ‘very fast’ than adults without children

Home-schooling time warp! Parents are much more likely to say that time has gone ‘very fast’ than adults without children, research finds Research finds parents much more likely to say that time has gone ‘very fast’   Age-old adage that ‘children grow up so fast’ may be based in scientific truth  Time passing ‘fast’ could be due … Read more

WHO slams rich countries for hoarding Covid-19 vaccines

The World Health Organisation has blasted wealthy countries for hogging Covid vaccines days after the World Trade Organisation chief called on the UK to send jabs abroad. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said some rich countries’ direct deals with manufacturers has caused a reduction in doses for poorer countries. The chief said the money was … Read more

German and Belgian ales vanish from UK shelves amid supply chaos as a result of Brexit

Beer importers are seeing shortages of specialist brews from Germany and Belgium as a result of Brexit red tape and Covid-19. The company ‘Beers of Europe’, which claims to operate the biggest beer shop in Britain as well as offering online sales, has issued a warning about the problem to customers. British craft brewers have seized … Read more

Putin critic Alexei Navalny faces nearly three years in jail after losing appeal

Putin critic Alexei Navalny faces nearly three years in jail after losing his appeal and has also been convicted of defamation for calling a World War Two veteran a ‘traitor’ for appearing in a pro-Kremlin video. Judge Dmitry Balashov dismissed Navalny’s appeal of a decision to imprison him for violating the terms of a 2014 … Read more

Putin critic Alexei Navalny faces nearly three years in jail after losing appeal

Putin critic Alexei Navalny faces nearly three years in jail after losing his appeal and has also been convicted of defamation for calling a World War Two veteran a ‘traitor’ for appearing in a pro-Kremlin video. Judge Dmitry Balashov dismissed Navalny’s appeal of a decision to imprison him for violating the terms of a 2014 … Read more

Putin critic Alexei Navalny LOSES appeal against nearly three year jail term

Putin critic Alexei Navalny LOSES appeal against nearly three year jail term as Moscow judge defies calls from Europe’s top human right’s court to free him immediately Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 44, was arrested in January this year Judge Dmitry Balashov rejected Navalny’s appeal of the February 2 ruling He will now be imprisoned … Read more

New book reveals wartime PM Sir Winston Churchill’s various illnesses and injuries

He was the wartime Prime Minister regarded by many to be the greatest Briton who ever lived. Sir Winston Churchill’s leadership during the fight against Nazi Germany was symbolised by the indomitable spirit he championed in his numerous speeches to the British public. But far from the symbol of strength which he represents, a new … Read more

Declassified US documents reveal how Soviets readied nuclear attack during 1983 NATO exercise

Newly released US intelligence files show how close the Soviet Union came to launching a nuclear attack during a NATO weapons exercise in 1983. The Communist bloc put fighter bombers strapped with nuclear bombs on high alert in East Germany during a ‘war scare’ prompted by NATO’s Able Archer command exercise in November 1983. Soviet … Read more

Declassified US documents reveal how Soviets readied nuclear attack during 1983 NATO exercise

Newly released US intelligence files show how close the Soviet Union came to launching a nuclear attack during a NATO weapons exercise in 1983. The Communist bloc put fighter bombers strapped with nuclear bombs on high alert in East Germany during a ‘war scare’ prompted by NATO’s Able Archer command exercise in November 1983. Soviet … Read more

House of Hanover goes to war with itself as distant cousin of the Queen sues his own son over estate

House of Hanover goes to war with itself as distant cousin of the Queen sues his own son over estate Ernst August, prince of Hanover (66) is suing his son, also Ernst August (37) The father gave his son Marienburg castle, a mansion and the nearby estate But after struggling with the upkeep, the son all … Read more