Health

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down

Image copyright Facebook/Alison FrawleyImage caption Security forces are reportedly preventing people from leaving the hotel A hotel in Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands has been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus. Hundreds of guests at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel were initially told to stay in their rooms as […]

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Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Technology

Environment Agency chief: Avoid building new homes on flood plains

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Floodwater swamps Severn Stoke in Worcestershire at the weekend Building new homes on flood plains in England should be resisted if at all possible, the head of the Environment Agency Sir James Bevan has said. He said where there was no alternative, homes should be made more resilient, for example […]

Europe’s Rosalind Franklin Mars rover to make ‘pit stop’ for repair

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Australia fires were far worse than any prediction