Lorraine Kelly quizzed royal biographer Andrew Morton about how Prince William and Prince Harry's late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, would feel about the reported rift between the brothers. Andrew, who famously penned a biography about Diana with her guidance, also discussed how she would react to Harry stepping back from royal duties with his wife Meghan Markle , and recent claims made about the royal family. Meghan and Harry opened up in a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this month, with Meghan opening up on her mental health revealing she suffered with suicidal thoughts. She then claimed she tried to get help via the royal institution, but was apparently discouraged as it "wouldn't look good". Speaking on Lorraine on Tuesday, writer Andrew confessed he was "baffled" by her "sad" admission, given what his latest book delved into in regards to Princess Margaret and even Queen Elizabeth's own support that they received when needed. Writing about the … [Read more...] about Lorraine says it’s ‘crazy nobody helped’ Meghan Markle after Queen’s brush with mental health
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Cutting human sources of methane would be a quick win for the climate, according to a new United Nations report. Roughly halving emissions of the greenhouse gas from human activity, often with existing, cost-effective solutions, would reduce the future rise in global temperatures by around 0.3C by the 2040s, it is claimed. The analysis was carried out by the UN Environment Programme and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC). Scientists have hailed the strategy as a "win-win" because it would reduce global warming and simultaneously improve human health and the economy. Levels of methane in the atmosphere have doubled since pre-industrial times. Advertisement It is a potent greenhouse gas that is 10 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere. According to the UN's Global Methane Assessment, human activity results in around 380 million tonnes of methane being released into the atmosphere every year. … [Read more...] about Cutting human sources of methane would reduce global warming and improve human health – scientists
Ashok Jain (name changed) tested positive for COVID-19 on April 30. When his oxygen levels fell dangerously low, his family sent him to a small hospital in Indore, in the west-central state of Madhya Pradesh. On May 2, he called up his son-in-law and breathed his last words: "Please get me out of here, otherwise I'll die." Jain died the next day. Prajakta (name changed), a relative of Jain's, blames a lack of investment in health care as a key reason why she believes India won't be able to contain rising deaths from COVID-19 anytime soon. "India has historically underinvested in its health care system, which has ultimately led to the collapse of the system today," Prajakta told DW. He claimed that some hospitals admit patients while knowing full well they lack the facilities to treat COVID patients. Unfortunately, Jain's story is not unique. The Indian government has come under severe criticism for its handling of the pandemic, and for not being able to control the spread … [Read more...] about COVID: How can India keep the virus from spreading further?
Coronavirus has killed more than double the number of people officially reported, a study has claimed. Analysts in the US estimate the disease has caused about 6.9million deaths globally – as opposed to the 3.2m declared by the World Health Organization (WHO). They warned that low testing numbers and weak healthcare systems in developing countries were partly behind the skewed statistics. But a large amount of the under-reporting has occurred in Western countries which suffered huge epidemics, including the UK, US and Italy , according to the study. It said this is mostly because of a lack of testing at the start of the pandemic, when many Covid patients died without confirmation of the disease. Washington University's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation warned the data showed the true toll of the pandemic is 'significantly worse' than meets the eye. According to the analysis, the US has the highest number of Covid deaths globally with 905,289 — far higher than … [Read more...] about Covid has killed 7MILLION people around the world — more than DOUBLE the amount officially reported, experts claim
An open letter signed by hundreds of members of the entertainment industry has called for a change in culture, in the wake of allegations made against Noel Clarke. Some 20 women made claims of bullying and sexual harassment against the actor, writer and director in an investigation first published in the Guardian newspaper. Clarke later had his BAFTA membership suspended , Sky halted any work with him and the season finale of ITV's Viewpoint was not broadcast. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player BAFTA has defended its decision to present Noel Clarke with its outstanding British contribution to cinema award. The letter from entertainment industry figures was shared on social media and said it was "time to put an end to this culture that turns a blind eye to predators and harassers operating in plain sight". Clarke has "vehemently" denied any sexual misconduct or criminal wrongdoing. Advertisement … [Read more...] about Noel Clarke: Entertainment industry pens open letter calling for change following allegations against actor