Health

Coronavirus cases stable across most of England

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus cases across England appear to be levelling off, despite flare-ups in local hotspots, according to estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). An estimated 1 in 1,900, or 28,300 people in England currently have the virus. The ONS said evidence of a “small increase” in people testing positive in […]

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Mauritius oil spill: Are major incidents less frequent?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Beaches in Mauritius have been badly affected by the oil spill The recent oil spill off the island of Mauritius has brought the dangers of moving large quantities of oil by sea back under the spotlight. The Japanese-operated MV Wakashio ran aground off the Indian Ocean island, and is thought […]

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