FE News: The ‘New Normal’ in Education

Jun 10

Bag packed, lunch snacks fully stocked, computer screen lowered. SinceContinue reading

BBC News: Five unanswered questions on the travel quarantine rules

Jun 10

Most people entering the UK from overseas are now expected toContinue reading

New Scientist: Why cracking nuclear fusion will depend on artificial intelligence

Jun 10

THE big joke about sustainable nuclear fusion is that it has alwaysContinue reading

The Guardian: UK universities suffer worst-ever rankings in world league table

Jun 10

A triple threat of Brexit, tightening budgets and unchecked expansionContinue reading

Spain sees new COVID-19 cases double

Jun 10

As Spain saw new COVID-19 cases inch up for theContinue reading

Sky News: Boris Johnson to announce zoos can reopen in latest easing of lockdown

Jun 10

Zoos and safari parks will be allowed to reopen nextContinue reading

BBC News: Zoos and safari parks set to reopen from 15 June – PM

Jun 10

Zoos, safari parks and drive-in cinemas are set to reopenContinue reading

Byline Times: OUR LIVES MATTER An Education in Institutional Racism

Jun 09

In the first of Byline Times’ new series dedicated to giving aContinue reading

The Guardian: Which UK companies are cutting jobs in the coronavirus crisis?

Jun 09

The coronavirus lockdown has virtually halted international travel and tourism,Continue reading

The Guardian: Donations to Black Lives Matter UK and other groups top £1m

Jun 09

Black Lives Matter UK has said it is touched byContinue reading

Sky News: Health minister Helen Whately blames scientists for care home deaths – then quickly rows back

Jun 09

A minister said the government could pin the blame onContinue reading

CNBC: WHO walks back comments on asymptomatic coronavirus spread, says much is still unknown

Jun 09

The World Health Organization walked back comments made Monday when one ofContinue reading

InfoWars: Black lives matter is a globalist trojan horse

Jun 09

Black Lives Matter is a dangerous organization built upon aContinue reading

City A.M: Coronavirus deaths in the UK rise by 286

Jun 09

The UK’s death toll from coronavirus has risen by 286,Continue reading

New Scientist: Is it safe for coronavirus ‘shielders’ in the UK to go outside now?

Jun 09

THE easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK has promptedContinue reading

New Scientist: How the coronavirus pandemic is fuelling online trolls and scams

Jun 08

AS GOVERNMENTS battle to contain the transmission of covid‑19, they haveContinue reading

BBC News: Pandemic pushes US into official recession

Jun 08

The economic downturn in the US triggered by the pandemicContinue reading

The Guardian: Pub gardens in England could reopen from 22 June – reports

Jun 08

Opening beer gardens before the end of the month wouldContinue reading

Daily Mail: ‘Hundreds’ of NHS Test and Trace staff are being let go after being left with nothing to do

Jun 07

Hundreds of staff working on NHS Test and Trace are being letContinue reading

Financial Times: Ministers target June 22 for reopening of England’s pubs and restaurants

Jun 07

Ministers have identified June 22 as the date when theyContinue reading

Personal submission: Heat of the Summer

Jun 05

Another great submission from Richard Banker, this time he sharesContinue reading

Sky News: Watchdog to investigate racial inequalities in British COVID-19 deaths

Jun 05

The initial review found BAME Britons were more likely toContinue reading

BBC News: Coronavirus: Widen rules on where face coverings must be used, say UK doctors

Jun 05

Doctors have urged the government to make face coverings compulsoryContinue reading

Wired: Is England easing its coronavirus lockdown too quickly?

Jun 05

Daily deaths are still high, causing some scientists to fearContinue reading

BBC News: Rumours, fear and rising Covid deaths in Pakistan

Jun 05

Doctors in Pakistan are warning that the country’s already weakContinue reading

The Guardian: Extra 10,000 dementia deaths in England and Wales in April

Jun 05

There were almost 10,000 unexplained extra deaths among people withContinue reading

New Scientist: Longest known comet tail stretched for over a billion kilometres Read more:

Jun 05

Findings from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed a record-breaking comet,Continue reading

The Guardian: Coronavirus lockdown halts surge in UK slavery

Jun 04

Number of suspected victims of modern slavery falls for firstContinue reading

Business Insider: 5G conspiracy theorists are hiding razors and needles as booby traps for telecoms engineers

Jun 04

5G conspiracy theorists in the UK are verbally harassing telecomsContinue reading

Metro: Bill Gates hits out at anti-vaxxers over coronavirus misinformation

Jun 04

Bill Gates, the billionaire philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft has saidContinue reading

The Guardian: Doctor quits NHS over Dominic Cummings’ refusal to resign

Jun 04

A doctor is quitting the NHS in protest at Dominic Cummings’ refusalContinue reading

ITV: UK coronavirus death toll increases by 176 to 39,904

Jun 04

A further 176 people with Covid-19 have died in theContinue reading

BBC News: How the UK is sleeping under lockdown

Jun 04

More than half the UK population has struggled with sleepContinue reading

Blog: The crazy world of social media debating

Jun 03

Why is it that people with no prior knowledge onContinue reading

The Verge: SOMETHING IN THE AIR

Jun 03

Naveed Qureshi always knew his job was important, but as aContinue reading

New Scientist: Why have there been so many coronavirus deaths in the UK?

Jun 03

THE UK has been a leader in its coronavirus response,Continue reading

UK GOV: PM statement at the coronavirus press conference: 3 June 2020

Jun 03

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirusContinue reading

The Guardian: Surgisphere: governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Jun 03

The World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changedContinue reading

C|NET: Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking people in incognito mode

Jun 03

Google faces a proposed class action lawsuit that accuses the techContinue reading

Skawkbox: Hancock’s bizarre pink press briefing lighting trick usually used to pacify drunks or make meat look more appetising

Jun 03

Tories trying to distract from bad news and Health Secretary’sContinue reading

Forbes: Joe Rogan Just Gave Millions Of Google Chrome Users Another Surprising Option

Jun 03

Google Chrome is the world’s biggest internet browser with aContinue reading

BBC News: George Floyd death: Why US protests resonate in the UK

Jun 02

Over the weekend thousands of people chanted “Black Lives Matter”Continue reading

Newsweek: President Trump Moves Military Forces to Near-Wartime Alert Level in Washington D.C

Jun 02

The Pentagon has ordered forces and bases in the WashingtonContinue reading

BBC News: George Floyd death: Violence erupts on sixth day of protests

Jun 01

Violence has erupted in cities across the US on theContinue reading

The Guardian: Thousands in New Zealand protest against George Floyd killing

Jun 01

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders have come out inContinue reading

The Guardian: UK hospitals to trial five new drugs in search for coronavirus treatment

Jun 01

Five new drugs are to be trialled in 30 hospitalsContinue reading

The Spectator: It’s a mistake to compare our Covid death toll with Spain and France

Jun 01

Covid statistics are like complex machinery; if you don’t readContinue reading

Firehouse: VA Police Chief: FFs Blocked from House Fire with Child Inside

Jun 01

During an emotional news conference, Richmond Police Chief Will SmithContinue reading

Forbes: Anonymous Hackers Threaten To ‘Expose The Many Crimes’ Of Minneapolis Police

May 31

In an entirely unsurprising move, the hactivist group Anonymous hasContinue reading

BBC News: George Floyd death: Lawyer calls it ‘premeditated murder’

May 31

A lawyer for the family of George Floyd, whose deathContinue reading

BBC News: George Floyd death: Thousands join UK protests

May 31

Thousands of people have gathered across central London to protestContinue reading

The Daily Wire: National Guard Called In To Major Cities After Night Of Violence That Saw Three Dead, Thousands Arrested

May 31

Cities like Chicago, Illinois, are calling in their state’s NationalContinue reading

BBC News: Antifa: Trump says group will be designated ‘terrorist organisation’

May 31

The US will designate the anti-fascist group Antifa a terroristContinue reading

Vox: Revenge of the experts: Will COVID-19 renew or diminish trust in science?

May 31

It is argued that COVID-19 will reverse the ongoing trendContinue reading

New Statesman: The silence of the chief scientists is worrying and deeply political

May 31

The chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, and chief scientific adviser, PatrickContinue reading

Times of Israel: Scientist posits ‘wild’ hypothesis that cross immunity could slow pandemic

May 30

WHO expresses caution on whether there may be protection fromContinue reading

BBC News: Risk in UK lockdown easing too soon, warn scientists

May 30

Scientific advisers to the government have warned of the riskContinue reading

ISPreview: EE Switch-on Ultrafast 5G Mobile Network in 9 Extra UK Towns

May 29

Mobile operator EE (BT) has started to extend their new 5G ultrafastContinue reading

WHAT’S THE RIGHT CONSPIRACY? by Richard Banker

May 29

Boris Johnson groupies are the most extreme instance of puttingContinue reading

Strategic Culture Foundation: German Official Leaks Report Denouncing Corona as ‘A Global False Alarm’

May 29

Germany’s federal government and mainstream media are engaged in damageContinue reading

Blog: Whatever happened to “catch it, bin it, kill it”?

May 28

The ‘2-metre rule’ or ‘social-distancing’ are terms that were ‘conjuredContinue reading

El Pais: Spain’s excess deaths during coronavirus crisis reach 43,000

May 28

New figures sent in by civil registries show an additionalContinue reading

Nature: The epic battle against coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories

May 27

In the first few months of 2020, wild conspiracy theoriesContinue reading

The Guardian: ‘Students like the flexibility’: why online universities are here to stay

May 27

With the coronavirus pandemic radically reshaping the education system, universitiesContinue reading

Evening Express: Education staff asked what they need to safely reopen schools

May 27

Schools and nursery staff have been urged to tell theContinue reading

News Letter: Compromising children’s education during shutdown ‘can’t go on’: School principal

May 27

The coronavirus crisis has created an “education gap” for manyContinue reading

Blog: Criticising the lockdown is NOT selfish, it is actually the more caring position

May 27

It was somewhere in the middle of March 2020 whenContinue reading

CNN: George Floyd’s family says four officers involved in his death should be charged with murder

May 27

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders have come out inContinue reading

The Guardian: How can any scientists stand by this government now?

May 27

Dominic Cummings predicted the events that have threatened both himContinue reading

Evening Standard: Boris Johnson facing an open revolt as more than 30 Tory MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go

May 27

Boris Johnson was today hit by an open revolt overContinue reading

Future of fashion: Will COVID-19 change fashion as we know it?

May 27

COVID-19 has disrupted all facets of the economy and theContinue reading

RT: CDC quietly DOWNGRADED Covid-19 death rate and media IGNORED good news. Elon Musk wonders why

May 26

The latest estimates show that Covid-19 is nowhere near asContinue reading

BBC News: ‘Billions of years of evolutionary history’ under threat

May 26

Scientists say more than 50 billion years of cumulative evolutionaryContinue reading

Birmingham University: Quantum technology offers improved planning for epilepsy surgery

May 26

A new project to harness quantum technology to enable betterContinue reading

The Guardian: Central banks must change course if they are to lead us out of the coronavirus crisis

May 26

After 1945, banks worked closely with governments to ensure creditContinue reading

The Guardian: UK volunteering soars during coronavirus crisis

May 26

Ten million UK adults have been volunteering in their community during theContinue reading

BBC News: Coronavirus lockdown: Scots’ concerns over UK response

May 26

As Scotland prepares to ease its coronavirus lockdown from Friday,Continue reading

Sky News: Coronavirus lockdown: Which shops will open next month?

May 26

Outdoor markets and car showrooms can reopen from Monday, whileContinue reading

City AM: The accelerating adoption of emerging technology

May 26

During this time of Covid-19 virus lockdown, many people andContinue reading

The Guardian: Telstra trials 5G mobile phone technology that could be up to eight times faster than 4G

May 26

Telstra has begun trialling faster millimetre-wave 5G mobile phone technology,Continue reading

Evening Standard: UK coronavirus death toll passes 47,000 amid mounting criticism of move to hold sports events at start of epidemic

May 26

The number of coronavirus deaths passed 47,000 in the UK as ministersContinue reading

Scientific American: Visionary Science Takes More Than Just Technical Skills

May 25

In athletics, the path along which runners sprint is dictatedContinue reading

New Scientist: Behavioural science advisers express concern over Cummings crisis

May 25

Members of a government behavioural science advisory group have expressedContinue reading

BBC News: Dominic Cummings: Who is Boris Johnson’s senior adviser?

May 25

Dominic Cummings is more than just a run-of-the-mill adviser toContinue reading

Sky News: 90 attacks on phone masts reported during UK’s lockdown

May 25

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure have beenContinue reading

Newsweek: Japan Ends Coronavirus Emergency With 850 Deaths and No Lockdown

May 25

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced the end ofContinue reading