Syd Little is among mourners at Eddie Large’s funeral after star died from coronavirus

Syd Little was among mourners at Eddie Large’s funeral today after the comedian died in hospital from coronavirus while being treated for heart failure.  Around 50 well-wishers turned out to show their support for the comedian as his body was taken to a crematorium in Portishead, Somerset this afternoon.  Glasgow-born Eddie, whose real name was … Read more

White House claims Donald Trump was ‘taken out of context’ when he suggested injecting disinfectant

President Donald Trump said Friday he was being ‘sarcastic’ when he asked government officials to study the idea injecting disinfectants as a possible cure for coronavirus.  ‘I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters like you just to see what would happen,’ the president said – after his comments, delivered at length and no hint … Read more

Tropical coral reefs are being transformed by climate change

Coral reefs are so fundamentally damaged by climate change that decades of research on how to protect them may not even still be applicable, scientists say.   In a study of coral over 20 years, UK scientists found that a warming climate undoes decades of knowledge on coral in protected areas, known as marine reserves.   These delicate … Read more