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Since lockdown was imposed across the UK on March 23 it’s fair to say everyone has struggled. Most people have managed to obey social distancing rules introduced in a bid to help stop the spread of coronavirus, and this week Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the UK was past its peak. But as forces …

Two Australians have died in a climbing accident in the Remarkables mountain range near Queenstown in New Zealand. New Zealand police said in a statement on Thursday that 62-year-old Brett Lentfer and 44-year-old James Spaile of Australia died on Wednesday after falling. “Our condolences are with the family and friends of both men,” they said. …

The video — taken from the hiker’s point of view — shows what appears to be a scene near the top of Japan’s iconic mountain, above the clouds. The ground is covered in heavy snow, and the man tells his viewers that it is slippery and dangerous along the route. “Am I on the right …

Image copyright Frank Deschandol/WPY2019 It’s just bizarre… and utterly beautiful at the same time. Those aren’t some strange arrangement of antennae on a beetle but the fruiting bodies of a “zombie fungus” that has taken control of the insect. Its conquest complete, the fungus is about to spread its spores to the wind to find …

The federal budget deficit is expected to grow to $960 billion this year, the Congressional Budget Office said. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP The federal budget deficit is expected to grow to $960 billion this year, the Congressional Budget Office said. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Congressional budget forecasters are predicting more …

U.S. stocks were bouncing back on Friday, after a volatile week, as possible stimulus measures in Europe sparked a rise in Wall Street’s risk appetite. Markets were anticipating the European Central Bank will cut rates in September and resume a bond-buying program, according to Reuters. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM The major European markets traded higher. Add Mexico as the …

A pair of homeless men were arrested after allegedly breaking a window and climbing into a building in Easton. The incident happened shortly before 9:30 a.m. this past Saturday in the 200 block of Folk Street. City police said officers were called to a report of people moving about inside a vacant building. Officers found …

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Climbers pay a premium in order to climb the mountain Over the past two decades, the average annual death rate of climbers on Mount Everest has remained at about six. But this spring, at least 10 people have already been reported dead or missing on the world’s highest peak. This …