Travelers entering England from several South African countries have to put themselves under quarantine in the face of warnings of a new coronavirus variant. UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said six countries would be added to the red list on Friday at 12:00 PM GMT, with flights being temporarily banned.Continue Reading

A hospital patient will be the first person in the world to have a 3D printed eye prosthesis. Steve Varze from Hackney, East London, will receive the eye on Thursday at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Hopefully the eye will be more realistic than a traditional acrylic eye prosthesis.Continue Reading

The Ethiopian Olympic heroes Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa Lilesa are ready to go to the front in the war against the rebels. Their announcement comes after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced he would go to the front lines to wage war. Tigrayan rebels say they are advancing towards the capitalContinue Reading

The mother’s year-long search for her missing baby in India ended on Wednesday when a court handed over the child to her. Soutik Biswa and Ashraf Padanna report on a scandal that has caused outrage and a political storm. For more than two weeks, the couple has been protesting inContinue Reading

-17 C Morocco (USA) *; -14 M Fitzpatrick (eng), A Bjork (Swede); -13 N Hojgaard (Day), R MacIntyre (Sco); -12 R McIlroy (NI) I Poulter (Eng), D Burmester (SA)Selected others: -11 P Casey (Eng), S Lowry (Ire), S Horsfield (Eng); -9 S Garcia (Spa), T Hutton (English), M Armitage (England)Continue Reading

An additional 700,000 people could die from Covid by March in Europe and parts of Asia, the World Health Organization has warned. The death toll already exceeds 1.5 million in the 53 countries of what the WHO calls its European region. The WHO has warned of “high or extreme stress”Continue Reading

At least 45 people, including 12 children, have died in a bus accident in western Bulgaria, officials said. The incident occurred on a highway around 02:00 local time (00:00 GMT) near the village of Bosnek, southwest of the capital Sofia. The bus was licensed in North Macedonia and carried touristsContinue Reading

Australian police arrested a man 20 months ago for the disappearance of two campers from a national park. Russell Hill, 74, and Carol Clay, 73, were last heard on March 20 last year when they called a friend from their remote Victoria campsite. Despite one of the state’s largest missingContinue Reading

The BBC has learned that the United Nations has repeatedly ignored requests for information from bereaved relatives in support of the official investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut, which killed 219 people last August. The investigation was riddled with delays, disputes and allegations that left families andContinue Reading

Health Minister Sajid Javid ordered a review of whether medical devices are equally effective regardless of the patient’s ethnicity. Research suggests that oximeters clamped on a person’s finger can overestimate the oxygen levels in the blood of people of ethnic minorities. Ministers want to know if a bias might haveContinue Reading