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Coronavirus poses greater global threat than terrorism, WHO warn

Coronavirus poses greater global threat than terrorism, WHO warn

World
The coronavirus is "the worst enemy you can ever imagine" and poses a greater global threat than terrorism, the World Health Organisation has warned.Urging the world to "wake up" and be as aggressive as possible in tackling the outbreak, the UN health agency has given a new name to the disease that has sickened more than 44,600 people. It is now going to be officially known as COVID-19 - CO stands for corona, VI for virus, D for disease and 19 for the year it emerged. Image: Leading doctors say the coronavirus must be treated as 'public enemy number one' Chinese health officials have expressed hope that the outbreak will be over in April, but the head of the World Health Organisation was far less optimistic.Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes...
Olive tree killer disease still poses risk to Europe

Olive tree killer disease still poses risk to Europe

Science
Southern Europe countries are said to be at the greatest risk from a deadly disease described as a "very serious threat" to the EU's olive industry.The European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) says computer modelling has helped understand how it spreads, but there is no cure for infected plants.Experts describe Xylella as one of the "most dangerous pathogens worldwide".It was first recorded in Italy in 2013, and has since spread to other European nations.Olive killer disease reaches Spain"One of the problems of Xylella is that is a bit of a silent spreader," explained Dr Stephen Parnell from the University of Salford and chairman of the EFSA's working group on Xylella fastidiosa pest risk assessment."You can have different lengths ...
Liz Hurley, 53, strips to TEENY bikini as she poses with pooch: ‘Beautiful puppies’

Liz Hurley, 53, strips to TEENY bikini as she poses with pooch: ‘Beautiful puppies’

Entertainment
The 53-year-old beauty never fails to provide her fans with the ultimate sex appeal, and her latest is definitely a favourite.However, while she usually would be turning up the heat with her bikini snaps alone, she had a little help in her latest post.Instead of her usual tricks, Liz Hurley managed to distract fans from her bikini body for a hot minute as they looked elsewhere.As the babe posed for a picture with a gorgeous puppy, Liz held it up to her face as she gushed over the animal.In a second picture, she liefted the pooch up to her face to share a kiss for an adorable display of affection.However, it didn’t last long before fans were distracted by her chest as she paraded her assets in the teeny bikini.Amplifying her sex appeal, she dropped jaws as her long locks fell behind her bac
Caroline Flack poses in just a towel for flesh-flashing display

Caroline Flack poses in just a towel for flesh-flashing display

Entertainment
CAROLINE Flack has caused a meltdown with her latest exposé. The Love Island host raised eyebrows as she was caught in an embrace with Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard at the National Television Awards (NTAs) this week.However, Caroline Flack has raised temperatures today with her latest Instagram shot.The TV host was seen posing in just a towel for the saucy snap.She teamed this with a sultry stare to the camera, enhanced by lashings of mascara on her peepers. Related Articles “Quite a cheeky look though”Instagram userThe 39-year-old star was also rocking a nude lip and a splash of highlight, while her hair was styled into tumbling curls.Teasing her 1.9 million followers, she captioned the post: "Quite tame."Her fans didn't seem to think so though, with one ...
Extreme weather poses a serious threat to wildlife

Extreme weather poses a serious threat to wildlife

Science
Dec. 21 (UPI) -- For wildlife, extreme weather is a serious threat. New analysis by researchers at the University of Queensland showed extreme weather has triggered significant population losses and even local extinctions of flora and fauna across the globe. Multiple studies show that as the climate warms, extreme weather, including droughts, large storms, flooding and heat waves, will happen more frequently. "The growing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as cyclones, droughts and floods is causing unpredictable and immediate changes to ecosystems and obstructing existing management efforts," environmental scientist Sean Maxwell said in a news release. "The deaths of up to one third of Australia's spectacled flying foxes in an extreme heatwave north of Cairns in Novem...