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    A NEW variant of Covid has been identified in the UK, health bosses have revealed. Public Health England said 16 cases of a strain known as VUI-202102/04 have been detected. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates… The variant has been designated a “variant under investigation”, which means surge testing won’t be rolled out but it will be closely monitored. It is understood to be an evolution of the UK variant, containing the E484K mutation, and similar to the one found in Liverpool earlier this year. But it doesn’t feature the the N501Y mutation, found in all variants of concern (VOCs) such as the South African and Braziliant variants. Cases of this variant were first identified on February 15 through genomic horizon scanning, according to PHE. All individuals who tested positive and their contacts have been traced and advised to isolate. It means that there are now...
    A SUPERSONIC jet which could fly from London to New York in just 90 minutes has revealed what passengers could expect from the flight. Inside the Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet cabin would be a large seating area, which can be converted to beds or a dining area and flat-screen TVs. Spike Aerospace 9 Inside the supersonic jet which could fly you to New York in 90 minutes The flights, which would have a maximum 18 seats, will have no windows, due to window sections being the weakest part of a plane. They also bring in a lot of noise, making the plane not just stronger and more fuel-efficient but quieter as well. Spike Aerospace founder and CEO Vik Kachoria told the Telegraph: ““The Concorde was ridiculously noisy. “Most conversations between two people are between 65 and 75 decibels and the noise level found within most plane cabins is around...
    NEYMAR and Kylian Mbappe are in talks with PSG over new contracts, according to reports. The pair are both contracted to the club until 2022 and PSG sporting director Leonardo is keen to tie them down long-term. AFP or licensors 2 Kylian Mbappe (left) and Neymar (right) are in advanced talks with PSG over extending their contracts Both have been the subject of transfer talk in recent weeks, so the French club will be eager to get the deals completed. Leonardo said talks are advancing with the duo, so the contracts could be finalised soon, per Fabrizio Romano. He said: “We are in talks with Kylian Mbappe and advancing. We are arriving at decision time soon. Dialogue is good. “We are also on the right track with Neymar. However, it is not signed just yet.” Recent reports suggest Mbappe was unwilling to commit to a new deal before...
    A NEW coronavirus closely linked to Sars-Cov-2 has been discovered in bats living in Thailand, a study has revealed. The virus is not thought to be able to infect humans, as it is unable to bind to cells in the body, which is how Sars-Cov-2 infects people. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Alamy 4 Scientists examined bats at a wildlife sanctuary in Eastern Thailand Published in the Nature Communications journal, the experts have warned “cross-border surveillance is urgently needed” in order to find where the virus originated from. Sars-Cov-2 shares 91.5 per cent of its genetic code with the virus discovered in the bats in Thailand. The virus is called RacCS203 and antibodies present in the blood of both infected bats and pangolins were found to be effective at neutralising the infection. Researchers from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok said that bat-based...
    YOU can get a good sense of your new home when looking around – but it’s not until you move in that you really discover all its weird and wonderful quirks. When 18-year-old Annabell Mickelson and her family recently moved into their new home in Arizona, they were aware it had previously been a bit of a “party house”. Tik Tok 6 Amanda’s video has racked up over 2.5m views But it wasn’t until the family noticed that the bathroom mirror was actually attached to the wall that they started to get suspicious. In a viral TikTok clip, Amanda filmed her dad drilling into the wall behind the mirror as they wanted to “take matters into their own hands”. After discovering some odd cupboards, Amanda and her family also found the chords to all the cameras which had been previously been located around the house. She added: “We...
    NEYMAR is reportedly close to agreeing a contract extension to remain at Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazil star has been linked with a return to Barcelona but this appears to end the prospect of moving back to Spain. News Group Newspapers Ltd 2 Neymar is close to agreeing a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain According to Mundo, Neymar is closing in on signing a new deal with his current contract expiring in 2022. Neymar was close to leaving the French giants in recent seasons with a return to Barca on the cards. But the 28-year-old forward has now established a strong relationship with sporting director Leonardo. PSG have reportedly focused their attention on keeping Neymar at the club and offered him a lucrative contract. Neymar has made 12 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring nine goals. The PSG star has been out with an ankle injury...
    More On: cher Cher greets ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ upon arrival in Cambodia Cher travels to Pakistan to see ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ Susan Sarandon says Cher stole her role in ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ Cher celebrates 74th birthday with outdoor social distancing party The “world’s loneliest elephant” has a new lunch companion. Cher was seen feeding fruit to Kaavan, a 9,000-pound Asian elephant, Wednesday after she fought for his resettlement to his new home in northern Cambodia from a dilapidated zoo in Pakistan. Kaavan had been suffering from mental health issues following the loss of his partner Saheli, who died in 2012 at the Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad, according to Four Paws, a Vienna-based animal rescue group. The elephant was often observed throwing his head from side to side, which is a sign of boredom and misery, the group said. In May, Pakistan’s high court ordered the closure of the zoo...
    BEN YOUNGS is out to prove an old dog CAN learn new tricks as he targets a fourth World Cup in 2023. Scrum-half Youngs became England’s second centurion in their Six Nations title-winning game in Italy. PA:Press Association 1 Ben Youngs is targeting a fourth World Cup in 2023 And as the 31-year-old chases down Jason Leonard’s 114-cap record, he is ready to fight off the young challengers. Ahead of Saturday’s clash with Georgia, he said: “I want to be part of the World Cup in 2023. “Short-term, the goal is Georgia but I do want to be a part of it in 2023. “When I got to 100 caps, afterwards I allowed myself to absorb everything and appreciate what I had done.  “I then wanted to have a clean slate and envision that I’m starting from one again.  “It’s a nice milestone. Now I reset and crack on.” ...
    BARCELONA and Juventus are reportedly in a transfer battle to sign Ajax wonderkid Ryan Gravenberch who has been compared to Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The European giants are planning to move in for the midfielder, according to TuttoSport. Getty Images - Getty 2 Gravenberch has been compared to Paul Pogba TuttoSport add that both sides want to sign him as part of their respective squad rebuilds. Gravenberch, 18, only made his debut for Ajax last year but has already made a huge impact at the club. During his short career in Holland, he has played 18 times, scored four goals and provided three assists. TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Breaking news, juicy gossip and the biggest deals   He has already made history at the club by surpassing Clarence Seedorf’s record as the youngest player to appear in the Eredivisie for the Amsterdam side at 16 years and 130 days. Juve...
    MIKE TYSON tragically revealed that ‘happiness for me is death’ in an upcoming Netflix documentary based on the 54-year-old boxing legend. Iron Mike is being trained by Rafael Cordeiro ahead of his exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr, 51, in California next month. Instagram 2 Mike Tyson reveals some startling truths in a Netflix documentary And coach Cordeiro let slip, in a Portuguese YouTube interview, that Netflix are filming a documentary with Tyson based on his eventful life in and out the ring. One day while filming, Cordeiro asked a down-in-the-dumps Tyson what happiness means to him. And the former world heavyweight champ said: “Happiness for me is death, because I saw many bad things and lost many bad things in my life.” Tyson grew up in Brooklyn without a father and his mum passed away when he was just 16. In 1992, he was banged up for...
    Office workers feel more productive and in a better mood after being in the great outdoors, according to new research. Alamy 1 People who spend time outdoors report feeling more productive Productivity improved by 45 per cent from being outside for just 29 minutes – and 63 per cent feel better ‘in themselves’ after spending time in fresh air, according to the 2,000 office staff surveyed. And 57 per cent of a further 1,000 line managers thought their staff were more productive as a consequence of working from home. As a result, half have already implemented flexible working and are encouraging staff to spend more time outdoors when they can, with a further 28 per cent planning to do so in the future. Psychologist Honey Langcaster-James was tasked by tech manufacturer Lenovo to create a formula proposing the ‘Recommended Daily Nature Allowance’ (RDNA). She says there are wellbeing benefits...
    MANCHESTER UNITED gave another huge hint Chris Smalling is off to Roma permanently as he sat out their new-season photoshoots – while reportedly training alone. The former England centre-back, 30, a Serie A loan star last season, is tipped to move before United’s Premier League opener at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Getty Images - Getty 2 Former England defender Chris Smalling seems on the brink of a permanent move from Man Utd to Roma Getty - Pool 2 Old Trafford boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is likely to buy another centre-back, to add competition for Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof The final hurdle appears to be Roma trying to negotiate down United’s valuation of £15-20milion. Smalling missed training last Tuesday and Wednesday as he discussed his future. Then from Thursday he is said to have trained away from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-team squad and done gymwork. MAN UTD NEWS...
    A NEW warning sign of coronavirus has been identified in children – and should be added to the official list, experts say. Diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal cramps could also be symptoms of Covid-19 in kids, according to researchers. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates AP:Associated Press 4 Experts have identified a new coronavirus symptom in children – and say it should be added to the official list The NHS official Covid symptoms list includes a fever, cough, and a loss of smell or taste and anyone with these should isolate and get tested. In the US, health officials lists nausea or vomiting and diarrhoea as possible Covid-19 symptoms for in adults. As yet, there isn’t a specific symptoms list for children – who tend to suffer a mild or asymptomatic form of the virus. Researchers at the Queen’s University Belfast have been analysing...
    CHELSEA have finally completed a stunning free transfer for legendary centre-back Thiago Silva. The Brazilian has penned a one-year deal with Frank Lampard’s side and could have it extended for another 12 months in 2021. 3 Silva is the latest arrival at Stamford Bridge this summer, with Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell joining a few days earlier for £50million. RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner and Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech were captured by Chelsea before the end of the Premier League season. And even if he doesn’t make any more signings, despite Kai Havertz being expected to join from Bayer Leverkusen, Lampard can field a number of exciting teams and formations as he looks to close the gap on Liverpool. 3 The first option for the Englishman is to go with his trademark 4-3-3 system. That is likely to see Werner deployed as a No9, with Ziyech...
    SKIPPING meals could be a new coronavirus warning sign to look out for in children, experts have warned. The NHS states that key coronavirus symptoms are a new persistent cough, a fever and a loss of taste or smell. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Getty - Contributor 4 Children who have contracted the coronavirus might have a loss of appetite Official guidance is that this applies to both adults and children but now experts have warned that children could suffer from other issues, such as a loss of appetite. Tim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King’s College London said children are suffering from around five symptoms that are not consistent with what adults are facing. It comes as children across the country are set to return to school next month as the nation attempts to get back to normality as coronavirus...
    SCHEANA Marie is being accused of “blackfishing” after darkening her skin in a new photo. The Vanderpump Rules star took to Instagram to share a photo of herself and people noticed that she looked darker than usual. View this post on Instagram
    PAUL POGBA bagged another assist at Man United’s training complex by playing taxi driver for team-mate Nemanja Matic. The Frenchman swapped his Rolls Royce for a golf buggy as he dropped off the Serbian star at the club’s canteen. Instagram / @nemanjamatic 5 Paul Pogba was flagged down by Nemanja Matic Instagram / @nemanjamatic 5 Pogba played taxi driver while driving around in a buggy Pogba, 27, was left without his favourite motor last month when his Rolls Royce was seized because it had French number plates. LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Arsenal, Spurs and Man Utd vs Chelsea scores this weekend and win £100   But he had no trouble getting behind the wheel of the buggy and was more than happy to oblige when he was flagged down by Matic. They even drove past Marcus Rashford’s stunning Mercedes in which Pogba was happy...
    A COLLEGE student accused of brutally murdering two people allegedly killed one of his victims with a samurai sword. Peter Manfredonia, 23, arrested in Maryland last month after a week-long manhunt, also took a man hostage for 24 hours during the multi-state search for him, according to courts documents. 1 Peter Manfredonia, 23, is accused of killing two people, one of them with a samurai sword Manfredonia’s first alleged victim, 62-year-old Ted DeMers in Willington, Connecticut, was found by neighbors with a severed right hand, and one of his triceps almost completely severed from his body, NBC news reported. DeMers, who had given Manfredonia a ride after he claimed his motorbike had broken down, witnesses say, also suffered a severed left thumb and index finger, and multiple lacerations on his head and back. He also attacked a second man, 80-year-old Navy veteran John Franco, who ran to DeMers’ aid,...
    FRANK LAMPARD will be hoping his new additions to his Chelsea side will lead to a Premier League title tilt next season. The Blues have already wrapped up deals for the likes of Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech, and the club show no signs of stopping in securing their top targets. 1 Here’s how Chelsea could look next season under Frank Lampard SunSport have exclusively revealed how West Ham star Declan Rice is being chased by the West Londoners. CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news Lampard is understood to be a huge fan of the England international, but he could cost Chelsea up to £70million to land him. And with the ex-Derby gaffer expected to shuffle up his side, SunSport looks at how his starting XI could look like next campaign. Question marks still remain about what future Spanish shot-stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga has at Stamford Bridge....
    COVID-19 deaths have fallen across all age groups for the first week since the pandemic started. Official figures show people under 40 are now at greater risk of dying in a car crash than from coronavirus, while under-25s are more likely to die of flu. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Reuters 1 New figures suggest that most people are more likely of dying in an accident than from coronavirus   Today, a further 171 Covid deaths were recorded, taking the UK total to 42,927. Of the daily toll, 46 were in hospitals in England — the country’s lowest Tuesday rise since lockdown. Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter, from the University of Cambridge, said: “The impact of age on the risk of catching and dying from Covid-19 is extraordinary. “Younger people have proven to be extremely resilient to the virus. “The risk of dying...
    MANCHESTER UNITED and Everton are reportedly set to battle it out for Mohammed Salisu’s signature. The Real Valladolid defender, 21, will be available for just £10.8million due to a release clause in his contract. Getty Images - Getty 1 The defender is under contract with the Spanish side until 2022 According to the Daily Mail, Everton, United and Southampton have all made enquiries for Salisu. The Ghanaian also has an offer on the table from Ligue 1 side Rennes as they have agreed to pay his release clause. But it is understood that he would prefer a move to the Premier League this summer. MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest United news The 6ft 3in defender has attracted a wide range of interest following his impressive spell of form in Spain. He tops the list of LaLiga defenders for the most clearances with a whopping 136 already...
    JOE Biden’s campaign said Monday that the former vice president will participate in the three previously announced fall debates with President Donald Trump. In a letter to the Commission of Presidential Debates, Biden’s campaign manager said that the former vice president will agree to the commission’s proposal of three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate with independent moderators. 1 Biden agrees to a trio of debates with President Trump this Fall for 2020 elections More to follow…. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) More from The Sun PARENT TRAP Cruel parents ‘abandon devastated disabled son, 12, and move two miles away News PARTY FOUL Juneteenth block party gunfire leaves 2 dead, 7 shot & 5 hit by cars fleeing News...
    Coronavirus — Click to share on Facebook (Opens in a new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in a new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in a new window) Click to email a friend (Opens in a new window) Recovered doctors from covid-19 return to save lives 3:56 (CNN Spanish) – The world is approaching 9 million cases of coronavirus. The pandemic has claimed more than 468,000 deaths worldwide, and the Americas are currently the region hardest hit by the virus. With 2.28 million and more than a million, respectively, the United States and Brazil lead, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Thus begins the week of June 22 in the ten Latin American countries most affected by covid-19.
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