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The woman was 90 years old and was in New London County, which borders Rhode Island.  Doctors said she died two weeks after being admitted to hospital when she became 'unresponsive'.  She tested positive for the Powassan virus which is transmitted to humans by deer or blacklegged ticks (pictured above)

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus a month after being bitten The woman was in her 90s and in New London County which borders Rhode Island Health chiefs said she was admitted to hospital with fever, headache, chest pain and ‘altered mental status’ two weeks after being …

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Queen Elizabeth II skips Platinum Jubilee church service

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined other members of the British royal family on Friday for a church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, making their first public appearance in the Kingdom. United since stepping back from royal duties two years ago. The Queen skipped the event …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee kicks off with great fanfare

LONDON (AP) — four days of celebration honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne kicked off Thursday with a display of British military traditions ranging from the days of horse and cannon to the age of the jet. Official Platinum Jubilee celebrations began with Trooping the Colour, an annual military parade that has …

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Pals: Tom Hanks presented an animation as he had fun with director Baz Luhrmann at a screening of Elvis at the BFI Southbank in London on Tuesday

Tom Hanks has fun with director Baz Luhrmann at a star-studded screening of Elvis in London

Tom Hanks looks in good spirits as he has fun with director Baz Luhrmann at a star-studded screening of Elvis in London By Sean O’grady for Mailonline Published: 4:49 p.m. EDT, May 31, 2022 | Updated: 4:59 p.m. EDT, May 31, 2022 Tom Hanks presented an animation as he had fun with director Baz Luhrmann …

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UK to hold multi-day party to celebrate 70 years of Queen’s reign

LONDON (AP) — Britain is gearing up for a feast with mounted troops, solemn prayers — and a pack of dancing mechanical corgis. The nation will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne this week with four days of pomp and pageantry in central London. But behind the marching bands, street parties and …

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Date night: Keira Knightley, 37, appeared in high spirits as she hit the red carpet with beau James Righton, 38, at the first performance of ABBA's Journey concert in London on Thursday

Keira Knightley on the red carpet with beau James Righton at ABBA’s Trip to London concert

Keira Knightley looked very excited to be one of the first people to see ABBA‘s Journey gig as she hit opening night alongside husband James Righton. The Atonement actress, 37, beamed for the cameras after bagging tickets for the Swedish pop pioneer’s show at the purpose-built ABBA Arena in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on …

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