Dr Hilary Jones explains nine new symptoms of Covid Sign up for FREE health tips to live a long and happy life SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Met Office has predicted a “very high” pollen count across a majority of England for this Sunday. However, hay fever isn’t the only health problem targeting the UK as Covid cases are also on the rise. The Government data reports a 35.1 percent increase in cases for the week ending on June 25. Fortunately, Boots' Chief Pharmacist Marc Donovan shares how to tell the difference between the two. Related articles Covid symptoms: The ‘early’ sign spotted in 82% of patients Dementia symptoms: The way you drive your car could be a sign The expert said: … [Read more...] about Covid: The ‘key’ symptom that could help distinguish between the virus and hay fever
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The recent launch of South Korea's first domestically developed rocket has given new impetus to the nation's ambitions to develop novel technologies to explore and exploit outer space. This week, the government announced that it intends to invest 800 billion South Korean won (€587 million) to develop Goheung, an island in the country's south that serves as the headquarters of the Naro Space Center. The 200-ton Nuri rocket was launched from the center on June 21. The Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology confirmed that the first- and second-stage rockets both separated on schedule, and that a number of satellites were deployed at the target altitude of 700 kilometers (430 miles). President Yoon Suk Yeol watched the launch and applauded the effort that had gone into South Korea's first successful launch of a domestically built rocket, making the nation the seventh country in the world to put a satellite into geosynchronous orbit with its own launch … [Read more...] about South Korea’s new space program reaches for the stars
JASON DORDAY/STUFF Auckland Council kauri dieback biosecurity manager Lisa Tolich explains why her council has been so proactive in protecting kauri. Kauri are some of New Zealand’s most important taonga – both ecologically and culturally. But the trees are being killed by incurable kauri dieback disease – caused by a pathogen called Phytophthora agathidicida – and the fight to save them has been slow and convoluted. Stuff senior journalist Denise Piper and visual journalist Jason Dorday investigate what is happening to save kauri while they still stand. In the fight to protect kauri, Aucklanders have opened their wallets to help, with ratepayers funding $107 million over 10 years through a natural environment targeted rate . The funding – which towers over the Government’s $32 million for all of Aotearoa – is being used for everything from building new kauri-safe tracks to investing in the latest research. The measures are working, according to Auckland Council’s … [Read more...] about The Last Stand: Gatekeepers v ‘self-entitled’ walkers where nearly half kauri at risk
Curry Houses have long been a staple of British food culture, and it's an industry that employs 100,000 people and generates £4.2bn in annual revenue. However, not all curries are created equal. We all have a favourite establishment for that Friday night Bhuna, but where in the North East can you find the perfect paneer? Before Mrs Beeton and her book of homely recipes, Hannah Glasse 's 1747 'The Art of Cookery Made Plain' took the English-speaking world by storm - especially with the first inclusion of a "curry" within a book of British recipes . This makes the nation's favourite dish about as old and as British as putting jelly in trifle, and it's all thanks to North East Hexham-native Hannah. So, 250 years on, how do the region's curry houses match up to their long history? Tell us your favourite curry house in the North East in the comments With plenty of well-loved and highly-reviewed restaurants hailing from the Indian subcontinent, like Whitley Bay's … [Read more...] about Where is the best curry house in the North East? Have your say!
Margaret Thatcher 'was not very good' as PM says Ken Clarke Sign up for our news briefing, including a daily special Russia-Ukraine edition SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The late British Prime Minister, who died from a stroke seven years ago, would have celebrated her 95th birthday today. She was the UK’s longest serving leader and first female Prime Minister before she was forced to resign after a leadership challenge from Michael Heseltine. Her 11-year rule came under scrutiny in the years that followed her departure from politics , including bombshell disclosures from formerly secret correspondence. Trending Thousands of pages related to Mrs Thatcher were unsealed by the National Archives, in accordance … [Read more...] about Margaret Thatcher: Secret papers show former PM was advised to slash Scottish budget
THOUSANDS of flight cancellations and delays have caused frustrating chaos for millions of Americans hoping to travel over the holiday weekend. As of Sunday evening, over 933 flights have been canceled and at least 8,498 flights have been delayed due to bad weather as well as staffing shortages, per FlightAware . The July 4th weekend chaos has been worsened by Tropical Storm Bonnie and Tropical Storm Colin. Tropical Storm Colin put storm warnings in effect for much of the coastal Carolinas this weekend and is said to affect Fourth of July gatherings with heavy rainfall. Colin originated near Florida's east coast on Saturday then traveled towards Georgia before moving inland over South Carolina. Tropical Storm Bonnie worsens Southern weather as Reuters predicts that the storm will intensify into a hurricane off the coast of Mexico. READ MORE TRAVEL CHAOS TRAVEL HELL Chaos as thousands of flights axed & woman 'has heart attack … [Read more...] about Fourth of July travel chaos with 900 flights canceled and 8,000 delayed as airports see most passengers in two years