As pressure mounts over the delay on UK testing, potential solutions seem neglected by the UK government. Peston asks: Why did Michael Gove lie?

31 Mar

This post is lengthy  but I make no apologies. Scroll through it  if you will.   I concentrate on the vexed issue of “test, test test”. First a caveat. We must accept that western countries were much less prepared than eastern countries for another plague because they unlike the east  they were barely affected by SARS . Nevertheless this fails to explain the still mystifying  reasons why the UK  in particular has failed to mobilise the  resources  that are actually available. … Read more

And People Stayed Home

31 Mar

Kathleen O’Meara’s poem, ‘And People Stayed Home,’ written in 1869, after the famine: And people stayed home and read books and listened and rested and exercised and made art and played and learned new ways of being and stopped …

Miscellaneous Medical-Health Sites

31 Mar

Miscellaneous Medical/Health Sites Supreme Court Affordable Health Care Act RulingA .PDF of the June 28, 2012 ruling. Life Expectancy CalculatorAnswer questions to project how long you might live. MEDLINEplus: Evaluating Health Information SteroidLaw.comBackground on how the laws work, etc. MedStudents.comPapers and other resources on medical issues. WebMD: Common Cold and Remedies eMedicine HealthHealth statistics, studies, […]

Miscellaneous Medical-Health Sites

31 Mar

Miscellaneous Medical/Health Sites Supreme Court Affordable Health Care Act RulingA .PDF of the June 28, 2012 ruling. Life Expectancy CalculatorAnswer questions to project how long you might live. MEDLINEplus: Evaluating Health Information SteroidLaw.comBackground on how the laws work, etc. MedStudents.comPapers and other resources on medical issues. WebMD: Common Cold and Remedies eMedicine HealthHealth statistics, studies, […]

Supercars boss explains survival plan

31 Mar

A number of major sporting organisations have been forced into significant changes since the coronavirus pandemic truly hit Australian shores.The football codes have been hit hard, with the Australian Football League, the National Rugby League and the …

Jamie O’Hara blasts ‘nothing statement’ by National League as plans on how to finish season remain up in the air

31 Mar

Following the National League’s announcement to suspend its football indefinitely, what does this mean for clubs in the National League, National League North and National League South? Well talkSPORT’s Jamie O’Hara, who is manager of National League South side Billericay Town, says he doesn’t have a clue as he blasted the announcement as a ‘nothing […]

Conor McGregor’s coach teases Tony Ferguson fight as Khabib Nurmagomedov suggests he is OUT of UFC 249

31 Mar

John Kavanagh has suggested Conor McGregor could replace Khabib Nurmagomedov as face Tony Ferguson’s opponent at UFC 249. The coach has been with ‘The Notorious’ from the very beginning of his mixed martial arts career and the duo have been on a crazy ride together, which has seen the Dubliner reach the very top of […]

Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker, Steve Austin vs The Rock and other great WrestleMania matches

31 Mar

We have witnessed some great WrestleMania matches over the years. Superstars such as Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker have featured in unforgettable moments. And WWE fans might be in store for more memorable bouts when WrestleMania 36 takes place on April 4 and 5. Brock Lesnar vs Drew McIntyre and Randy […]

BBC News presenter George Alagiah tests positive for coronavirus while living with cancer

31 Mar

George Alagiah has shared a message of encouragement with fellow cancer patients after testing positive for Covid-19. The BBC newsreader said: “If I can live with cancer, I can certainly live with Covid-19.” Alagiah had decided earlier this month that he was going to stop appearing on air from the studio amid the virus outbreak … Continue reading “BBC News presenter George Alagiah tests positive for coronavirus while living with cancer”

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The Howff is Open

31 Mar

howff /haʊf/. A favourite meeting place or haunt, especially a pub. Welcome to the Howff, Bella’s boozer for the cultural void and your lounge for the lockdown. We are featuring and promoting artists and musicians who are now gigless cos of da vi…

BBC warns decriminalising TV licence-fee evasion would cost it over £1bn and lead to cuts

31 Mar

The BBC has warned that decriminalising non-payment of the TV licence fee would cost it more than £1bn over five years and “inevitably require significant cuts” to programmes and services. The corporation has defended its core funding model in responding to the Government’s consultation on removing criminal sanctions on TV licence evasion, which can result … Continue reading “BBC warns decriminalising TV licence-fee evasion would cost it over £1bn and lead to cuts”

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