Subjecting the young to yet more Covid restrictions is stark staring mad

Here’s a wild idea: perhaps the young are getting back to normal, but being careful about seeing their grandparents? Or if they’re not, surely the message for these “potent spreaders” should not be, as Matt Hancock’s was this week, “Don’t kill your gran by catching coronavirus.” But rather, “You might have coronavirus, don’t hug your […]

how to find young love in a hopeless place

Dir: Shannon Murphy.  Cast: Eliza Scanlen, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis, Toby Wallace, Emily Barclay, Andrea Demetriades. 15 cert, 118 min The Australian drama Babyteeth has four great characterisations waiting for us, but it’s vital to begin with Milla Finlay (Little...

Coronavirus risk five times higher for young vapers, study finds

Vapers are putting themselves at increased risk from coronavirus, scientists have said after finding that those who use e-cigarettes are five times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease. Stanford University scientists believe damage to the lungs caused by...