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My daughter wants to quit college, but still have us pay her rent

My daughter wants to quit college, but still have us pay her rent

The dilemma After a gap year, my daughter is in her first year at university. She really doesn’t find her course interesting and wants to quit. However, she wants to carry on living with her friends…

HEALTH

Coronavirus: Number of mobile testing units to more than double

Coronavirus: Number of mobile testing units to more than double

The number of mobile Covid-19 testing units in the UK will more than double over coming weeks, with the military…

Coronavirus: US cases ‘may have topped 20 million’

Coronavirus: US cases ‘may have topped 20 million’

At least 20 million people in the US may already have been infected with Covid-19, according to the latest estimate…

Coronavirus: Taxi drivers ‘unprotected’ against Covid-19

Coronavirus: Taxi drivers ‘unprotected’ against Covid-19

Taxi drivers have been left without “adequate protection and guidance” despite many working throughout the lockdown, industry leaders say. Figures…

Top US health official Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ new US surge

Top US health official Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ new US surge

America’s top infectious disease expert has told lawmakers that the US is seeing a “disturbing surge” in coronavirus infections in…

Coronavirus: Antibody test lacks ‘proper assessment’

Coronavirus: Antibody test lacks ‘proper assessment’

Covid-19 antibody tests for NHS and care staff are being rolled out without “adequate assessment”, experts warn. The tests could…

Coronavirus: Newborn Mexican triplets test positive in ‘unprecedented’ case

Coronavirus: Newborn Mexican triplets test positive in ‘unprecedented’ case

Newborn triplets in Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus in an “unprecedented” case, according to local health authorities. Medical experts…

Coronavirus: German outbreak sparks fresh local lockdowns

Coronavirus: German outbreak sparks fresh local lockdowns

German authorities in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia have reimposed lockdown restrictions in two districts after a spike in cases.…

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms second wave of infections

Health officials in South Korea believe the country is going through a second wave of coronavirus, despite recording relatively low…

Saudi Arabia lifts coronavirus curfew

Saudi Arabia lifts coronavirus curfew

Saudi Arabia has lifted its nationwide curfew, but says other restrictions will remain. Authorities say all economic and commercial activities…

Coronavirus: Richzeal Albufera fund hits £10k target

Coronavirus: Richzeal Albufera fund hits £10k target

The widow of a scientist who died with coronavirus has thanked donors who raised £10,000 for his body to be…

Fit in my 40s: wildlife distractions aside, national parks are perfect for a workout

Fit in my 40s: wildlife distractions aside, national parks are perfect for a workout

National parks spent years trying to remind everyone how important natural beauty is for the spirit, and what an abundance…

Coronavirus: South Asian people most likely to die in hospital

Coronavirus: South Asian people most likely to die in hospital

South Asian people are the most likely to die from coronavirus after being admitted to hospital in Great Britain, major…

Coronavirus: Scam warning over NHS test and trace

Coronavirus: Scam warning over NHS test and trace

People are being warned to be on their guard against scammers posing as NHS contact tracers. Local councils in England…

Life in a post-coronavirus world: will it feel so very different?

Life in a post-coronavirus world: will it feel so very different?

Has there ever been an easier time to be a futurist? I’m distrustful of the profession at the best of…

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Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices

Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices

Singapore has started to hand out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices as part of its measures to slow the spread of…