Excess winter deaths 27pc higher in second wave than during last bad flu season

Excess winter deaths 27pc higher in second wave than during last bad flu season

Excess winter deaths during the second Covid wave in England and Wales were 27 per cent higher than the last bad flu year, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show. The ONS analysis revealed that there were 63,000 excess winter deaths in 2020/21 compared with 49,410 in 2017/18. Last winter saw the highest … Read more

live weekend offers on Apple Air, Amazon Fire HD and Samsung devices

live weekend offers on Apple Air, Amazon Fire HD and Samsung devices

What should I look for in a tablet? The best tablet deals won’t necessarily be the cheapest. You’re looking for a good deal on a tablet equipped with the right tech for you. For some, this will be a hardy and parental-locked device to leave in the hands of young ones. For others, it might … Read more

live weekend offers on iPhone 13, Google Pixel 6 and Samsung S21

Best mobile phone deals in the Black Friday 2021 sales, from iPhone 13 Pro Max to Samsung S21 Ultra 5G offers

You may not have heard of Oppo, but its smart tech phones pack a lot of brilliant features into their slim design. As well as a 6.7 inch screen, the phone is equipped for 5G making browsing the internet easy, and it has four camera for ultra wide shots and flattering selfies.  Buy now The … Read more

Best mobile phone deals – top Black Friday 2021 offers on iPhone 13, Samsung S21 and Google Pixel 6

Best mobile phone deals in the Black Friday 2021 sales, from iPhone 13 Pro Max to Samsung S21 Ultra 5G offers

You may not have heard of Oppo, but its smart tech phones pack a lot of brilliant features into their slim design. As well as a 6.7 inch screen, the phone is equipped for 5G making browsing the internet easy, and it has four camera for ultra wide shots and flattering selfies.  Buy now The … Read more

Covid reinfection means you are less likely to end up in hospital, say scientists

Covid reinfection means you are less likely to end up in hospital, say scientists

Coronavirus reinfection is 90 per cent less likely to land people in hospital than the first time catching the virus, research shows.  Scientists said the findings, from a study of 350,000 Covid cases, suggested that the impact became more like that of the common cold once immunity had built up.  The research, published in the … Read more

Lung cancer experts fear extra 2,500 deaths from stay-at-home advice

Lung cancer experts fear extra 2,500 deaths from stay-at-home advice

Stay at home guidance for people with a cough during the pandemic could fuel 2,500 additional lung cancer deaths, a charity has warned. The UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC) said improvements in survival that were occurring before Covid-19 are now in “jeopardy” unless urgent action is taken. It estimates that delays in diagnosis caused by … Read more

Best mobile phone deals in the Black Friday 2021 sales, from iPhone 13 Pro Max to Samsung S21 Ultra 5G offers

Best mobile phone deals in the Black Friday 2021 sales, from iPhone 13 Pro Max to Samsung S21 Ultra 5G offers

Black Friday (November 26) is just a day away and retailers and service providers have already begun offering deals on Apple and Android phones. To save you time and money we’re scouring the internet to find you the best mobile phone offers available. Bookmark this constantly updated page to grab the best Black Friday deals … Read more

Chelsea waiting on Ben Chilwell scan results amid fears left-back has suspected ACL injury

Chelsea waiting on Ben Chilwell scan results amid fears left-back has suspected ACL injury

Chelsea are waiting to find out whether or not Ben Chilwell could miss the rest of the season with suspected anterior cruciate ligament damage in what would represent a significant blow to the player and the club.  Chilwell is undergoing a scan today after being forced off against Juventus on Tuesday night, with his team-mates … Read more

The inconvenient truth about antidepressants

The inconvenient truth about antidepressants

After the loss of her 16-year-old daughter Jenny to suicide, 60-year-old Jenetta Bary went onto antidepressants for a couple of months. “It left me feeling deadened and woolly-headed,” she says, “as though I had lost the ability to manage myself and that something else had taken over.”  “We don’t really know the long-term consequences of … Read more