Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett has been taken to hospital after falling from stage at a concert in Australia on Wednesday 26.
The norovirus group of viruses causes acute gastroenteritis, commonly called a stomach bug or food poisoning. It has also been known as the “Norwalk-line virus” group.
In many ways 2011 has had a belligerent start, with shocking events in the news leading to fear and suspicion amongst the planet’s populace. Perhaps then it’s something of a relief that, by contrast, this year’s Oscar nominees are nothing short of reliably predictable.
In the continuing saga of who is going to get their grubby and rapacious hands on Michael Jackson’s estate, the late singer’s mother has called the lawyers who are handling the situation “greedy”. Lawyers – greedy? Who knew?
The subject of green energy was broached during Barack Obama’s second State of the Union address yesterday, when having focussed on the boring but obligatory subjects of the economy and jobs, he discussed solar shingles which he hailed as “our generation’s Sputnik moment.”