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Fauci Must Go

President Joe Biden should relieve Dr. Anthony Fauci of his duties at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as chief medical adviser to the White House, and as the public face of the American government’s response to Covid-19.

Single page of Spider-Man comic sells for over $3.3m

A single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spider-Man – which debuted the now-iconic black costume – has been sold at auction for $3.36m (£2.5m).

The work was drawn by Mike Zeck and featured on page 25 of Marvel Comics’ Secret Wars no 8.

Ichthyosaur: Huge fossilised ‘sea dragon’ found in Rutland reservoir

“I rang up the county council and I said I think I’ve found a dinosaur,” explained Joe Davis, who works at Rutland Water Nature Reserve.

During landscaping work at the reserve’s reservoir in February 2021, he had spotted something odd poking out of the mud.

It wasn’t a dinosaur. But it was the fossilised remains of a 10m-long sea predator called an ichthyosaur.

Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94

Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died at 94.

The Hollywood star’s death was confirmed to the BBC by the office of Fred Mitchell, the Bahamas’ minister of foreign affairs.

Poitier was a trailblazing actor and a respected humanitarian and diplomat. He won the Academy Award for best actor for Lilies of the Field in 1963.

The Covid Truths Come Out

As we enter another year of the pandemic, once-taboo notions are now becoming mainstream.