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Coronavirus: Dementia patients ‘deteriorating’ without family visits

Coronavirus: Dementia patients ‘deteriorating’ without family visits

Health
Relatives of care home residents with dementia should be treated as key workers, leading charities say.In a letter to the health secretary, they write that the care given by family members is "essential" to residents' mental and physical health.They argue the current limits on visitors have had "damaging consequences".They want visits to resume safely, with relatives given the same access to care homes and coronavirus testing as staff.Signed by the bosses of leading charities including Dementia UK and the Alzheimer's Society, the letter calls on the government to "urgently" address what it calls the "hidden catastrophe" happening in care homes.A spokesman for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has told the BBC it will be setting out further d...
Court: Montana family owns dinosaur fossils worth millions

Court: Montana family owns dinosaur fossils worth millions

Technology
An appeals court has ruled dinosaur fossils worth millions of dollars unearthed on an eastern Montana ranch belong to the owners of the land's surface rightsBy AMY BETH HANSON Associated PressJune 23, 2020, 7:03 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleHELENA, Mont. -- Dinosaur fossils worth millions of dollars unearthed on a Montana ranch belong to the owners of the land’s surface rights, not the owners of the mineral rights, a U.S. appeals court ruled. The June 17 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2016 decision by U.S. District Judge Susan Watters of Billings that found dinosaur fossils were part of the surface estate, not the mineral estate, in cases of split ownership. The surface rights where the fossils were found are ow...
Modern Family: US TV comedy bows out after 11 series

Modern Family: US TV comedy bows out after 11 series

Entertainment
Modern Family, one of America's most popular comedies, drew to a close on Wednesday night after 250 episodes across 11 series.Wednesday's two-hour finale on US network ABC began with a documentary and concluded with a two-part episode.The show, which follows three different branches of the same family, has been a huge success with viewers and critics since its debut in 2009.However, viewing figures have dropped in recent years. After the finale aired on Wednesday, the show's fans took to social media to bid farewell.Ellen DeGeneres tweeted: "Thank you to every single member of the cast and crew of Modern Family for consistently making us laugh and cry for 11 seasons. You've been a huge part of all of our lives and we miss you already.""Congrats to all my ...

Sports news LIVE: Premier League talks ongoing with PFA over pay cuts, McGregor lashes out at Chinese government, Anthony Yarde loses another family member

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar.. Headlines: Premier League chiefs reportedly tell players that clubs stand to lose £1.1billion from coronavirus pandemic, no agreement on wage cuts yet Chris Wilder launches passionate defence of Premier League players amid mounting […] talkSPORT
Step-by-step guide: How to video call your family

Step-by-step guide: How to video call your family

Technology
If you are self-isolating at home, video-chatting can help you stay in touch with your friends and family. This guide will show you how to make a video call using a smartphone, or receive one using your desktop computer - or help you explain how to do so to others.How to video call with an Android phoneIf your phone is made by OnePlus, Google, Honor, Huawei, LG, Samsung or Sony, it is an Android phone. Several other companies make Android phones too.There are plenty of free apps you can use to make video calls including Google Duo, Facebook Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp and Zoom. This guide will show you how to make a video call using WhatsApp. Media playback is unsupported on your device To video call a friend ...