Charlotte Dawson hopes to bring on labour naturally after nurse says she could be induced

Charlotte Dawson is preparing to welcome her first baby with fiancé Matthew Sarsfield. And on Tuesday evening the mum-to-be, 28, shared a pregnancy update with her fans by taking to her Instagram Stories. The daughter of the late comic Les Dawson revealed that she had a hospital appointment today and that she was informed that … Read more

Scout Willis is double of mum Demi Moore as she hits the beach in red swimsuit

Fans of Demi Moore would be forgiven for doing a double take of Scout Willis as the actress looked almost unmistakably like her mother during a day trip to the beach in California on Friday. Taking to the shore in a striking red swimsuit, 29-year-old Scout looked as sensational as her 58-year-old mother – who … Read more

Priti Patel gets Covid-19 rules wrong and suggests people should exercise alone

Priti Patel appeared to be confused about Covid-19 rules today, when she wrongly suggested people should exercise alone. Government guidance clearly states people in England are allowed to exercise outdoors with one other person from a different household. The guidance makes clear that in England someone is allowed to exercise outdoors with one other person … Read more

is it really a surprise that a kale smoothie is low on energy?

If your lockdown fitness regime has been anything like mine, it will have started on a high note with daily Joe Wicks sessions, progressed to brief consideration of a Pilates Zoom session, and currently be at the stage of walking to the fridge and back. According to The Truth About Getting Fit at Home (BBC … Read more

Ministers ‘moving quickly’ towards Brazil travel ban amid concern over new Covid-19 strain

The daily death toll from Covid-19 reached a record 1,564 yesterday as alarm grew over a new mutation found in Brazil. Boris Johnson admitted he was “concerned” about the new strain which like the South African variant is thought to affect healthy, young people. The Prime Minister told MPs the Government was “taking steps” to … Read more

Tory Police Minister attacks lockdown ‘flouters’ – but says 70-mile bike ride is okay

The Tory Policing Minister has attacked people who are “flouting” lockdown rules and will “cost people their lives” – but has clarified a 70-mile bike ride is okay. Kit Malthouse said a “small minority” of people were deliberately breaking lockdown, doing “ridiculous things” and “not taking it seriously”. And he warned ministers are on “tenterhooks” … Read more

Matt Hancock promises ‘great British summer’ thanks to mass vaccination programme

Matt Hancock has promised the nation a ‘Great British summer’ thanks to the government’s mass vaccine plan. It comes as the Health Secretary said every over-50 was to receive at least their first jab by May – a pledge to vaccinate 32million within the next 16 weeks. So far, around 2.6 million people have received … Read more

Thanks A Million campaign: Medicinal cannabis campaigner Katrina Spraggon’s fight for her daughter

Queensland’s Katrina Spraggon wants laws to allow doctors to prescribe cannabis medicine to children. The Queensland mother of four, from Ningi, has taken her battle to a state and federal level and also received global support. Her 12-year-old disabled daughter Kaitlyn uses cannabis oil for pain and to prevent severe seizures. Despite cannabis oil becoming … Read more

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Don’t drink coffee before you’ve properly woken up in the morning – Miriam Stoppard

The body needs time to rev up first thing in the morning to get going. For instance, you shouldn’t attempt vigorous exercise shortly after waking because your body is dehydrated and your tissues won’t stretch. Your muscles are stiff and your intervertebral discs are not spongy enough. If you’re not ­careful you could even slip … Read more

Australia’s chief medical officer says vaccine rollout will not end restrictions

The COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out from February — but it could still be months before border and health restrictions ease, Aussies have been told. Chief medical officer Paul Kelly said on Sunday it would likely to be the second half of the year before federal and state governments started to ease health and … Read more

Lucy Spraggan shares plans to attend lesbian sex clubs when pandemic ends

Lucy Spraggan has revelled she planned to attend a sex party to show off her new breasts – but lockdown scuppered her plans. The 29-year-old former X Factor star has been given a new boost of confidence after going under the knife to sculpt 34D breasts – and says she wants to proudly show them … Read more

Keeping kids active is more important than elite sport

Farah’s four children – Rihanna, Aisha, Amani and Hussein – enjoy a combination of rowing, football, gymnastics and swimming but, like millions of other children, have found their options severely limited following the closure of schools and sports clubs. Alan Watkinson, Farah’s former PE teacher at Feltham, is also supporting our campaign and stressed both … Read more

The best fitness equipment for at home workouts

“I’d say a Swiss ball is probably my top pick for home work-outs,” says James Stark, a personal trainer and co-founder of Bristol based gym chain Starks Fitness. “There’s a lot of different exercises that can be done with a Swiss ball,  especially stuff that’s core based. “They generally come in 55cm, 65cm, or 75cm. … Read more

Davina McCall says goals have ‘changed from looking hot in bikini to staying alive’

Davina McCall has said she is no longer looking at “making myself look hot in a bikini” and will concentrate on “staying alive longer”. The 52-year-old Masked Singer panellist has said that her fitness goals have changed over the course of the pandemic and she has a new appreciation for things she has missed, and … Read more

Lockdown police can question you on a park bench or in a car, Priti Patel warns

Police are right to question people on park benches or in cars to check if they’re breaking lockdown, Priti Patel suggested today. The Home Secretary said she would back officers who take a more aggressive approach to ‘stay at home’ breaches. Under England’s third national lockdown people can only leave home for specific and limited … Read more

Queensland quarantine hotel cleaner tests positive for UK mutant strain of COVID-19

People in three Queensland suburbs have been urged to get tested, as a hotel cleaner tests positive to the mutant UK strain of COVID-19. Sources have confirmed with NCA NewsWire that the woman in her 20s has the highly infectious strain of the virus, which has been spreading through the UK. Coincidentally, a child who … Read more

Victoria Covid hot spots: Full list of venue alerts, Chadstone, MCG

Authorities want “many thousands of people” at a major shopping centre for Boxing Day sales, at a long list of stores, to get tested due to a new mystery case. The positive case – a man in his 30s – attended the Boxing Day sales at the Chadstone shopping centre and day two of the … Read more

COVID-19 detected in four wastewater plants across Queensland

Residents in regional areas across Queensland are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 after fragments of the virus were found in wastewater. Routine testing at sewage treatment plants in Cairns, Warwick, Stanthorpe and Loganholme uncovered the positive results. The tests took place on December 29 and 30. Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young said … Read more

Kris Boyson says exercise saved his life when mental health battle left him in dark place

Kris Boyson says exercise saved his life when he reached such a low point that he didn’t know if he could go on. The personal trainer opened up about his battle with mental health as he launched his own fitness app to pass on what he’s learned to others. Kris, 31, is launching a new … Read more