- The Great Gatsby was set in Long Island during the ‘Roaring 1920s’ (Picture: Rex)■ Agnes Arnold-Forster, researcher, history of medicine and healthcare, McGill UniversityWhile some places remain mired in the third wave of the pandemic, others are taking their first tentative steps towards normality. Since April 21, Denmark has allowed indoor service at restaurants and cafes, and football fans are returning to the stands. In countries that have forged ahead with the rollout of v
- Jason Knauf (pictured), former communications secretary at Kensington Palace, rendered the Mail on Sunday's case 'unreal', said Lord Justice Warby.
- A pair of aborists in New South Wales had finished chopping down a tree in dense bushland on Wednesday when they discovered a brushtail possum quivering inside a hole in the tree trunk.
- It's unclear what exactly Xing Shen did to the boy she was babysitting with her partner Xi Zhang at the couple's Docklands apartment in Melbourne in May 2019.
- Chloe Rideout was "fit and well" before she died from multi-organ failure due to sepsis and a perforated appendix following an operation in Cornwall, an inquest has heard
- Metropolitan Police constable Kashif Mahmood (pictured), 31, used his police car to stop vehicles he knew were carrying drug cash after being tipped off by the group.
- Government officials are said to discussing ending coronavirus face coverings rules and only making masks mandatory on public transport by the end of June as England's lockdown lifts
- Four years on, just 1,415 Queensland homes have been completed out of the 5,500 promised - despite $1.6billion being poured into the expensive housing scheme.
- Partey has been in ‘Arsenal mode’ at times this season (Picture: Getty)Jamie Redknapp insists Thomas Partey must start to ‘run games’ for Arsenal next season.The Gunners signed Partey from Atletico Madrid last summer after meeting his £45m release clause but the Ghana international has struggled for consistency during his first season in the Premier League.Hip and hamstring injuries have also hampered a campaign where he has been limited to just 16 starts in the Pre
- Four stamps in memory of Prince Philip will go on sale next month, the Royal Mail announced, each with a portrait of the duke from different stages of his life.
Thomas Tuchel confirms Kepa Arrizabalaga will start for Chelsea against Leicester City in FA Cup finalKepa has been Chelsea’s regular FA Cup goalkeeper this season (Picture: Getty)Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Kepa Arrizabalaga will start in goal for Chelsea in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Leicester City.The Spaniard returned to the starting XI for Wednesday’s Premier League clash against Arsenal but could do little about the goal that won the game for the Gunners.A woeful back pass from Jorginho was almost rolled into the empty Chelsea net with Kepa just about clawing the bac
- The four black and white images feature the Duke of Edinburgh through the years - as Royal Mail CEO Simon Thompson hailed a mak who 'dedicated himself to the service of this country'
- Get ready for the day with your horoscope for Thursday, May 13 (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Getty)It’s time to find out what the stars have in store with your daily horoscope for today, Thursday May 13, 2021.
As Jupiter moves into the prominent, emotional zone of Pisces, opportunities may arise – but you’ll need to grab them.
Gemini, especially, should keep an eye out for exciting chances, while Leo, you should take advantage of having a window of peace and quiet.
Read on for your sta
- Groundbreaking methods developed in lockdown will see a treatment backlog of five million appointments cleared with the use such tech as D eye scanners, artificial intelligence (AI) in GP surgeries and at-home antibiotic kits
- A State of Hunger report from the Trussell Trust reveals grim statistics from a year of record demand for aid parcels
- Imperial College London's REACT swab-testing study found that only 0.1 per cent of the population tested positive for coronavirus in April and early May in another monthly decline.
Universal Pictures apologises after Laverne Cox’s Promising Young Woman character dubbed by male actorLaverne Cox’s character was dubbed by a male voice actor (Picture: AP)Universal Pictures has apologised after Laverne Cox’s character in Promising Young Woman was dubbed by a male actor in the Italian version of the film.Laverne, a transgender woman, plays Gail alongside Carey Mulligan’s Cassandra in the Emerald Fennell-directed revenge thriller.However, a clip recently posted by Universal Pictures Italy is reported to have had voice actor Roberto Pedicini dubbing her character
- Montana's ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Mountain Club resort wants t o use sewage to make snow so its rich and famous clientele like Bill Gates, Justin Timberlake and Tom Brady can ski in the fall.
- Victoria has recorded no new local COVID-19 cases, two days after a Melbourne man tested positive and sparked a contact tracing blitz.
- Minneapolis meteorologist Jennifer McDermed broke into a fit of giggles live on-air after a technical glitch leads to multiple versions of her appearing on screen during a live forecast.
- Kourtney Kardashian has inked a permanent love note on Travis Barker (Picture: Instagram/kourtneykardash)Kourtney Kardashian has tattooed a message onto her boyfriend Travis Barker’s arm, as the pair’s relationship is clearly getting even more serious.The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and her blink-182 drummer boyfriend seem completely loved up after confirming their romance earlier this year.While Travis already has Kourtney’s name tattooed on him, he decided to go the
- Arteta hit out at the media after Arsenal’s win over Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta insisted his Arsenal players are giving him ‘100%’ and insists the team spirit will ‘not be broken’ by external forces.
The Arsenal manager took exception to the reporting of his press conference comments and suggested the media were trying to ‘break’ a bond with his players.
He was delighted with how his side fought to a 1-0 win over Champions League finalists Chel
- Francine Bogumil has been sentenced to 51 weeks in the Orange County Jail. She pleaded no contest to charges including domestic violence battery following the incident in April 2020.
- The Brits may have lost viewers but it still made history (Picture: Getty; Backgrid)Viewing figures for the Brit Awards have plunged for the fourth year in a row, with 2.9million tuning in, which is 860,000 fewer than last year.Following three months of delays, the show premiered on ITV on Tuesday night, with an audience share of 18%, down from 20.5% in 2020.Show ratings have fallen by more than a million since 2018, where 4.24m tuned in. Even though it’s disappointing to see, t
Katie Price fears Carl Wood’s steroids past will affect chances of getting pregnant as they begin IVFCarl and Katie want to be able to have a child together (Picture: ITV/REX)Katie Price and fiancé Carl Woods want to have a baby together but are concerned over whether Carl’s previous steroid use will affect their chances.The pair discussed their hopes of conceiving on Steph’s Packed Lunch after revealing they’re undergoing IVF treatment.‘I’ve got a history of using steroids when I was younger and it’s always been in the back of my mind what potential d
- Jeff Bezos tested an early Alexa device sometime in 2013 - which engineers recalled making them fear the product was 'doomed,' according to a book which also revealed the identity of its voice actress.
- Lewis Capaldi turned the O2’s air blue (Picture: Backgrid)The full extent of Lewis Capaldi’s sweary Brits balls-up has now been revealed.The former double-Brit winner served up a nightmare for ITV bosses, who had to bleep out most of his speech on Tuesday night before he enjoyed a wild time backstage at London’s O2 Arena.The telly censors were out in force because the Someone You Loved singer started complaining about the temperature in his pants.Viewers were prevented from hea
- The prime minister raised concerns over a spike in cases of the variant first detected in India (Picture: Getty)Scientists fear a surge in cases of the highly transmissible Indian Covid variant could jeopardise plans to ease lockdown, according to reports.Boris Johnson told Parliament today that the subtype of the ‘double mutant’ variant, called B.1617.2, is of ‘increasing concern’.It is understood members of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) have been
- Tuchel made seven changes to his side on Wednesday (Picture: Getty)Thomas Tuchel has admitted making too many changes to his Chelsea side cost them the game against Arsenal.The Blues fell to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at home to Arsenal on Wednesday night with Emile Smith Rowe scoring the game’s only goal.Tuchel made seven changes to the side that beat Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium at the weekend with one eye firmly on Saturday’s FA Cup final against Leicester City.Speaking a
- A US study published in the British Medical Journal last night modelled how death rates are impacted when second jab appointments are pushed beyond the recommended regimen.
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