Scientists stunned as ‘vast’ lost cities emerge from the Amazon undergrowth

Scientists stunned as ‘vast’ lost cities emerge from the Amazon undergrowth

Researchers have revealed the massive scale of “lost cities” in the Amazon rainforest and uncovered new details about the lives of the people who lived there. The existence of centuries-old settlements built by the Casarabe tribe that lived in present-day Bolivia was already well known. But the extent of the sites had not been realized … Read more

Joe Biden’s Second Amendment gambit on gun ownership may end in political disaster

Joe Biden's Second Amendment gambit on gun ownership may end in political disaster

For Democratic politicians, the Second Amendment may prove to be a political trap. Just ask Hillary Clinton, or Beto O’Rourke, or anyone in the long line who has been labeled a “gun hoarder” by Republican opponents and then faced defeat in the ballot boxes. Nothing is more likely to upset large swaths of rural America … Read more

Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

The American-born Duchess, who lives with her husband Harry and their two children in Montecito, California, has previously made her case for tougher gun control laws known. In an address to the 2020 UN Girls’ Leadership Summit, Meghan spoke about the need to “end gun violence”. A spokesperson for the Duchess said she traveled to … Read more

Trump-backed Republicans fail to win primaries in embarrassing defeat for former president

Trump-backed Republicans fail to win primaries in embarrassing defeat for former president

Kemp, often the target of Trump’s wrath for refusing to help nullify the election, was still expected to win, but the margin of defeat represents a scathing rebuke from Trump of a state he lost by the widest margin. close in 2020. Five states were holding nominating contests for congressional elections that will decide which … Read more

Pakistani rickshaw driver risks all to educate his daughters

Pakistani rickshaw driver risks all to educate his daughters

TCF focuses on education in the country’s most neglected rural communities and slums and aims to teach as many girls as boys. To encourage girls, the foundation employs thousands of female teachers and is the largest private employer of women in the country. Pakistan is estimated to have the second highest number of out-of-school children … Read more

Marcus Rashford wants to stay at Manchester United

Marcus Rashford wants to stay at Manchester United

After being left out of the England squad for the March internationals, Rashford was once again omitted by Gareth Southgate on Tuesday for all four UEFA Nations Cup matches next month. Rashford is at risk of not making Southgate’s squad for the World Cup final in Qatar later this year, but the player hopes a … Read more

Ainsley Harriott helps rescue woman who fell into Chelsea Flower Show pond

Ainsley Harriott helps rescue woman who fell into Chelsea Flower Show pond

TV presenter and chef Ainsley Harriott was among a group of celebrities who rushed to help a woman who had fallen into a pond on the opening day of the Chelsea Flower Show. Celebrities and members of the Royal Family get their first glimpse of the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship event on Monday, before it … Read more

I can break Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’s stranglehold on English football

I can break Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp's stranglehold on English football

Jen Hag was advised against taking the job by former United manager and fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal, who suggested it would be ‘better to go to a football club’ than a ‘commercial club’ like United. Ten Hag admitted he had spoken to Van Gaal about the job but said he had formed his own … Read more

What it’s really like to holiday in rule-obsessed Singapore

What it's really like to holiday in rule-obsessed Singapore

I was charmed by the quaint Peranakan enclave of Joo Chiat, with its historic two-story houses, restaurants and shops. The Peranakans are a mixed Chinese/Malay/Indonesian ethnic group, their culture is on display at the Intan Museum. There, eccentric Peranakan owner Alvin Yapp served us tea, gave us a polished piano rendition of You Raise Me … Read more

High risk monkeypox contacts urged to self-isolate for three weeks

High risk monkeypox contacts urged to self-isolate for three weeks

Examples of high risk contacts include; household contacts, sexual contacts and those changing a patient’s bedding without proper PPE. Medium-risk contacts will also be offered the vaccine, encouraged to avoid contact with the above groups and receive daily communications from authorities, but they are not asked to self-isolate, according to the guidelines. Passengers seated directly … Read more