Spanish flu was ‘the greatest tidal wave of death since the Black Death’ - killing as many as 100 million people. Here Laura Spinney shows how it cast a long, dark shadow over the 20th century. MailOnline
A study published in the journal GeoHealth challenges the idea that the Industrial Revolution was the start of Earth’s environmental breakdown. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Source: Veuer -
Although microscopic, diseases can be highly infectious and cause painful deaths. From the plague that killed up to 60% of the people in Europe, to Spanish Flu that wiped out 50 million people.. Source: AllTime10s -
Chokers are a chic must have this year. The eye-catching accessory is great for day and night, but whem did the trend begin? Noblewomen in the Middle Ages wore chokers to protect themselves from.. Source: Wochit News -
Consider this thought experiment.
You have been transported back to 1912 and have the power to change the course of history. You foresee a century ravaged by the effects of two catastrophic World.. City A.M.
Every year Oxfam releases statistics comparing the wealth of the global poor and the global rich, showing a stunning, often widening, gap between the two.
They heavily imply that the poor are.. City A.M.
People in Louth have had 9.94 extractions for every 100 patients over the last year, compared to 11.47 extractions across the East Midlands as a whole. According to research from mydentist, on.. Grimsby Telegraph
HAVE your Health Lottery numbers have come up? Ticket-holders across the country will be crossing their fingers and hoping they are lucky, with a jackpot of £100,000 on offer.To scoop a share of the.. Grimsby Telegraph
A care home has opened its very own bar for residents to enjoy a tipple or two. Avery Lodge in Grantham is inviting families to join their relatives for a pint in a "relaxed atmosphere". Sam Tasker,.. Lincolnshire Echo
THE discovery of 48 skeletons at an extremely rare mass burial site in northern Lincolnshire have given a glimpse of the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues. The bodies, known.. Scunthorpe Telegraph Also reported by •Grimsby Telegraph
Archaeologists have revealed the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues after a medieval mass burial pit full of victims of the black death has been discovered in Lincolnshire... Lincolnshire Echo