Google Maps Street View: Ghost girl sighted in US cemetery in very creepy photo | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View has become a fascinating source of intriguing snapshots. The tool may have a functional geographic purpose but it can also divert. One scene snapped in America has alarmed some viewers. Nothing seems out of the ordinary… until you look closer. Something chilling can be seen behind the tree in the centre of the photo. There, peeking out from behind the tree trunk is the face of a girl. However, she seems like no ordinary child. DON’T MISS While the rest of the colours in the shot…

Furlough: The major change as Rishi Sunak prepares to bring the CJRS scheme to a close | Personal Finance | Finance

Furlough, otherwise known as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), was first introduced by the government in March. It was designed to provide employees with 80 percent of their salary up to £2,500 while on the scheme. The government also initially met National Insurance and pension contributions to help ease the burden placed on workplaces during this difficult time. From September 1, the government is set to pare back its assistance, meaning employers will now have to take on further responsibilities. The government website explains: “For September, the government will pay 70…

Dementia symptoms: Early signs of Alzheimer’s when you speak and talk in a conversation

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. You could be at risk of the neurodegenerative condition if you start to notice unexplained changes to your speaking. “One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in the early stage, is forgetting recently learned information,” it said. “People living with Alzheimer’s may have trouble following or joining a conversation. “They may stop in the middle of a conversation and have no idea how to continue or they may repeat…

Driving fine: Thousands ‘caught by surprise’ by emergency vehicles risk heavy fines

Drivers could face heavy charges for not moving out the way of an emergency vehicle and risk delaying the journey to a patient. A recent survey by emergency service drivers has shockingly revealed that over half of their trips are delayed by road users which means thousands of road users risk penalties. A total of 57 percent of respondents said that five or more of the emergency journeys they had driven in a typical week were delayed or compromised by another driver. A further 57 percent of these were because…

Archaeology breakthrough: 1,000-year-old Christian cemetery yields terrifying discoveries | Science | News

The nearly 1,000-year-old discovery is believed to be the oldest known Christian burial site in Dobrzyn Land in northern Poland. Poland officially adopted Christianity in the year 966, transitioning from paganism to Catholicism. Archaeologists have now found likely evidence of Christianity in the village of Starorypin Prywatny, unearthing the corpses of women and children in 30 graves. Lead archaeologist Dr Jadwiga Lewandowska of the Dobrzyn Land Museum in Rypin said: “Until now, based on uncovered artefacts, we thought the necropolis dated back to the 12th century. “Thanks to the physicochemical…

Sony Xperia fans might want to wait before upgrading their phones

And hot on the heels of this impressive handset, Sony has another new device up its sleeve which fans have found out a tonne of details on early. The Sony Xperia 5 II is officially meant to launch on September 17, but ahead of this unveiling Android Headlines have found out “just about every detail” about the handset. And those that were put off by the cost of the Xperia 1 II may find the Xperia 5 II much more appealing as it offers some hugely impressive features for its…

GTA 6 release news: Grand Theft Auto fans need to mark this date in the diary | Gaming | Entertainment

These rumours date back to late 2018 when an alleged third-party dev published an anonymous Pastebin post which claimed Sony had paid huge money to secure timed exclusive rights to GTA 6. What made this post seem believable, however, is it got a number of other details about the PS5 correct – which seemed to lend a bit of extra weight behind the PS5 claims. It could be possible that Sony led with GTA 5 for their PS5 event to underline a more closer working relationship with Rockstar Games that…

Travel pictures: The most beautiful and eerie abandoned places in the world | Travel News | Travel

While travel abroad may not be an option for many people at the moment, that shouldn’t stop avid travellers from planning their dream trips. In fact, now is the best time to save up and start planning those trips on your bucket lists. For those with more unusual travel tastes, Express.co.uk has rounded up five of the world’s most beautiful yet haunting abandoned places. Rummu Prison, Estonia This certainly isn’t a visit for the faint-hearted. The Soviet prison is semi-submerged and is best viewed from the top of one of…

Tax increase: Is Rishi Sunak putting taxes up to pay for coronavirus? | Personal Finance | Finance

Coronavirus has not come cheap to the Treasury – with the UK now in its deepest-ever recession, and millions still dependent on aid such as the furlough scheme and Universal Credit, the Chancellor and the Treasury are reportedly looking for ways to plug the hole in the form of tax increases. A new budget will be coming from the chancellor in November, with a raft of new tax proposals expected to be included in Rishi Sunak’s coronavirus recovery plans. Government debt now stands at around £2trillion – with few signs…

Dementia care symptoms: Signs include laughing at other people’s misfortunes

“Scientists have found a number of faulty genes that can cause inherited forms of frontotemporal dementia, including tau, progranulin and C9ORF72,” explains the health body. If your doctor suspects a strong family link, you may be offered a genetic test and close relatives may be offered genetic counselling, it notes. In cases of frontotemporal dementia where there is no family history, the risk factors are not yet fully understood and research is underway to find out more. Research has shed some light on the lifestyle factors that may influence your…