There is no evidence of a difference between school staff testing positive for coronavirus antibodies and the wider working-age population, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The main findings from the Schools Infection Survey come ahead of children going back to classrooms in England next week as part of the first phase of lifting the coronavirus lockdown. Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Families of school children to get rapid tests As of 10 December 2020, it is estimated 14.61% of primary school staff had COVID-19 antibodies, suggesting they had been infected with the illness, while 15.72% of secondary staff were thought to have had them. That's a small rise on the previous month, where 12.63% of primary teachers and 12.27% of secondary staff were thought to have antibodies. Advertisement In total, 14.99% of … [Read more...] about COVID-19: School staff not more likely to test positive for coronavirus antibodies, new figures suggest
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THE Walking Dead fans were thrilled when it was revealed that their favourite show would be returning for six more bonus episodes. Season 10C brings with it another new nasty, in the form the Reapers. Who are the Reapers in The Walking Dead? At the moment we still don't know who the Reapers are as they don't feature in the comic books and haven't appeared on screen yet. They will be introduced at the end of the premiere episode of season 10C. Speaking about the Reapers, The Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang told Den of Geek how the writing staff goes about crafting a new villain group, she said: “Whenever we’re dealing with a group from the comics, there’s usually a pretty well-defined kind of concept to them. "When we go to create groups that supplement material we’re taking from the comics, we try and take that same approach, which is to kind of say, what is their philosophy about how to survive? What did it come from? What is their background?" What happens … [Read more...] about Who are the Reapers in The Walking Dead?
In the southern Spanish city of Seville, the municipal water company has introduced a pilot scheme to produce electricity using methane from fermented oranges. EMASESA, a member of Aqua Publica Europea (European Association of Public Water Operators), aims to achieve energy self-sufficiency for its EDAR Copero Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in the city, an existing facility that already generates electricity from organic matter. The plan is to put surplus electricity into the grid by 2023. "The project started as a result of EMASESA's interest in achieving energy self-sufficiency in the urban wastewater treatment process," the company's CEO, Jaime Palop, told DW. EMASESA aims to achieve energy self-sufficiency at its EDAR Copero wastewater treatment plant Oranges not only fruit In this way, facilities such as the Copero WWTP, which consumed around 13 GWh/year in 2020, achieved levels of self-sufficiency close to 95%, the CEO said. "The Copero WWTP, due to its … [Read more...] about Spain: Why Seville oranges are the new green
MARC JACOBS has launched a new edition of his popular Daisy Fragrance; Daisy Eau So Intense. Inspired by the hopes of keeping that warm, summer feeling alive; it's the perfect summer scent. It's available to buy now from boots.com , and selected Boots stores, and is the perfect summer scent. Marc Jacobs Eau So Intense, £69, Boots - buy here Priced at £69 for a 50ml bottle , the latest Eau So Intense is the latest addition to the addictive and captivating Daisy fragrance collection. Inspired by the "magical fleeting feeling of golden hour", the multi-faceted scent has been inspired by "warm sunsets over lush fields of daisies." The new Daisy Eau So Intense is described as "vibrant and sparkling, the fragrance opens with bursts of strawberry and pear, revealing a heart of sweet honey and elegant rosebud. "At the base, a lingering trail of soft vanilla is balanced by a crisp green moss, enveloping you in a truly unique and enticing blend." We think it … [Read more...] about Marc Jacobs launches new Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Intense and it’s the perfect summer scent
UNLESS you were one of the lucky few who squeezed a salon appointment in over summer, you've probably been cutting and colouring your own hair for almost a year now. And while we thought we had it bad with our wonky split ends, one woman has put us off box hair dyes forever after she accidentally dyed herself PURPLE. Posting on Reddit's Today I F***ed Up forum, the anonymous beauty fan explained how she was trying to dye her hair black at home. She wrote: "Today I decided to dye my hair black with a semi-permanent dye I bought. "Black dye is presumably made up of very dark blue and purple shades." Although everything was going fine at first, things took a turn when she hopped in the shower to rinse the $8 Amazon dye out of her hair. She continued: "The dye ran all over my entire body, and unlike previous dyes I’ve used it dyed my skin. "I spent 30 mins in the shower trying to get it off, but I couldn’t so I am now purple until it comes out or I figure something … [Read more...] about Woman in hysterics after her at-home hair dye fail leaves her looking like ‘Barney the Dinosaur’