Dog catches monkeypox after sharing owners’ bed

Dog catches monkeypox after sharing owners’ bed

“Only wild animals (rodents and primates) carrying the monkeypox virus have been found in endemic countries,” the clinicians write in their letter to the Lancet, published last week. “However, the transmission of monkeypox virus in prairie dogs has been described in the US and in captive primates in Europe in contact with imported infected animals. … Read more

Historic cinema where George Harrison and John Lennon spent teen years set to be turned into a Lidl

18 year old George Harrison

Historic movie theater where George Harrison and John Lennon spent their teens, featured in the lyrics to Beatles hit ‘In My Life’, is being transformed into a Lidl The shop is located on the ground floor of the building in the Wavertree area of ​​Liverpool The two Beatles lived close to the former Abbey Cinema … Read more

Andrew Forrest’s Tattarang launches Tenmile, a $250m venture capital fund for medical technology start-ups

Andrew Forrest’s Tattarang launches Tenmile, a $250m venture capital fund for medical technology start-ups

WA billionaires Andrew and Nicola Forrest are backing a new $250 million venture capital fund in Perth that targets start-ups in the medical technology sector. Tenmile has former Roche Group director Steve Burnell at the helm and aims to increase the number of companies looking to grow at scale – a constant struggle for Australian … Read more

Marijuana is a medicine – legalise It

Marijuana is a medicine - legalise It

Few topics can evoke stronger emotions in doctors, scientists, policy makers and the public than medical marijuana. Is it safe? Does it have to be legal? Is it addictive? Is there a way to keep it out of the reach of teenagers? Is it really the “miracle cure” that people claim it to be? These … Read more

Ben Fogle hits out at Facebook owner Meta after his name is used in online charity scam

Ben Fogle has attacked Facebook owner Meta for his slow response to an online charity scam bearing his name

Ben Fogle lashes out at Facebook owner Meta after his name was used in online charity scam Ben Fogle was made aware of the problem by We Care, a dog charity in Sri Lanka Fogle doesn’t use Facebook, but set up an account to deter cheaters Meta was historically slow in removing fake accounts on … Read more

Jet2 offers employees four extra days of annual leave for the sake of their mental wellbeing 

Jet2 has given staff four extra days off this year for their mental well-being after a summer of holiday chaos.  Image: file image of a Jet2 aircraft

The airline’s solution for a summer full of holiday chaos? Give his staff four extra days off Jet2 said the extra days were meant to appreciate the staff working in the ‘challenging’ period Thousands of Britons have flights delayed and canceled this summer The airline was criticized by trade union Bapla in July for staff … Read more

Anne Heche’s mom, 85, has now lost FOUR of her five children and husband, who died of AIDS

Anne Heche pictured with her mother, Nancy, at the 1997 premiere of the movie Six Days, Seven Nights

Anne Heche’s Christian psychologist mother, 85, had already outlived three of her five children and her husband, prior to the tragic death of her actress daughter on Friday. The star of Six Days, Seven Nights was pronounced dead on August 12 at the age of 53 – a week after being involved in multiple car … Read more

Price of wine will surge 10 per cent after wildfires and droughts scorched vineyards across Europe

Jesus Soto checks his vineyard after it was partially scorched in July this year by a forest fire near Cebreros in the province of Avila, Spain

Now we can’t even afford to drown our sorrows this winter! Wine price rises 10 percent after wildfires and drought scorched vineyards across Europe Wine Price Rise Predicted by Direct Wines and Laithwaites Boss David Gates It’s because the price of wine and spirits has already risen by 6 percent last year The price of … Read more

The attack on Salman Rushdie highlights a growing cancer

The attack on Salman Rushdie highlights a growing cancer

The attack on Sir Salman Rushdie recalls the letter he and dozens of other prominent people sent to Harper’s magazine two years ago. The signatories deplored “the forces of illiberalism” and protested that “the free exchange of information and ideas, the lifeblood of a liberal society, is becoming more restricted by the day”. The letter … Read more

Extraordinary sign In Kirkstall , near Warrnambool, thanking double killer for riding town of thug

The sign nailed to Travis Cashmore's front door shortly after the double homicide suicide

A sign nailed to the front door of a double murderer’s house thanked him for liberating his small town from its most despised identity. Travis Cashmore killed Warrnambool thug Kevin Knowles after mowing down his buddy Benjamin Ray in his car and shooting them both dead. The sign read: ‘Free. Trav! You and the Kirkstall … Read more