I'm 20 and stressing to the point of getting grey hair. It's too much | Jake Turner

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Name: Jake Turner Age: 20 Dreams of: being a chef, musician and jujitsu fighter My birthday came this month just as Covid round three hit in New South Wales. Läs mer…

Here are five ways the government could have avoided 100,000 Covid deaths | Devi Sridhar

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yesterday Britain passed a grim milestone. A further 1,631 deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, taking the official tally above 100,000, though data from the Office for National Statistics suggests Läs mer…

China starts using anal swabs to test 'high-risk' people for Covid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China has begun using anal swabs to test those it considers to be at high risk of contracting Covid-19, state TV has reported. Officials took anal swabs from residents Läs mer…

Lockdown cabin fever? Here are 56 tried, tested and terrific ways to beat the boredom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; 1. Draw your partner If you live with someone else, draw each other. My boyfriend, a professional artist, has a gross advantage – so I hold the most atrocious Läs mer…

'We'll learn lessons,' Johnson promised, far too late in the day for many | John Crace

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It was asking too much for the PM to show genuine humility and remorse, but even he could not shrug this off You’ve got to hand it to Priti Läs mer…

'Impossible to work': readers on potential impact of hotel quarantining

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government is expected to announce new travel restrictions this week, including a possible quarantine period in a hotel for those arriving in the UK. Ten-day stays are likely Läs mer…

CPS accused of 'systemic illegality' in charging rape cases

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been accused of “systemic illegality” in its approach to charging rape cases in a landmark judicial review into how the crime is prosecuted. Läs mer…

CPS accused of 'systemic illegality' in charging rape cases

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been accused of “systemic illegality” in its approach to charging rape cases in a landmark judicial review into how the crime is prosecuted. Läs mer…

Should we worry about claims AstraZeneca jab has 8% efficacy in over-65s?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A row has broken out after German newspapers suggested the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine might have a lower efficacy among the over-65s. Below we take a look at the claims, and Läs mer…

UK diplomats told to cut up to 70% from overseas aid budget

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British diplomats have been instructed to find at least 50% cuts in UK overseas aid in the next six weeks in advance of the next financial year, the Labour Läs mer…

UK must cancel poor countries' debt or face Covid-19 'financial tsunami'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Billions of dollars of debt owed by poor countries must be permanently cancelled in order to stave off a “looming financial tsunami” caused by Covid-19 and the ensuing global Läs mer…

Could understanding the history of anti-vaccine sentiment help us to overcome it?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sarah and her brother Benjamin (not their real names) have never seen eye to eye. She’s a professional scientist, he – according to Sarah’s description – is someone who Läs mer…

Covid 'imperils family planning in poorest countries', says global project

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sixty million more women and girls in the world’s poorest countries are now using modern contraceptives, after an eight-year global effort to expand family planning services. But the FP2020 Läs mer…

The Capote Tapes: inside the scandal ignited by Truman's explosive final novel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; He partied with high society America but caused outrage when he spilled their secrets. Ebs Burnough talks us through his new film about Answered Prayers – the ‘smart, salacious’ Läs mer…

Covid linked to risk of mental illness and brain disorder, study suggests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One in eight people who have had Covid-19 are diagnosed with their first psychiatric or neurological illness within six months of testing positive for the virus, a new analysis Läs mer…

Being denied student support has thrown my plans into bedlam. But I'm determined

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As I move from the country to the city and start my life as a university student, I’m disheartened by the lack of support from Centrelink Read Bethany’s first Läs mer…

Black images matter: Shade, the powerful podcast unpicking the tumult of 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lou Mensah spent the 1990s working in PR but her favourite part of the job was not the to and fro with clients. What she really liked was meeting Läs mer…

Bright Lights: one woman's devastating 25-year addiction to gambling – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Sharon’ has been addicted to poker machines ‘pokies’ since they first arrived in Australia in 1992. Through this animated documentary, she reveals the devastating impact gambling has had on Läs mer…

'Nowhere is safe': Colombia confronts alarming surge in femicides

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When authorities pulled the lifeless body of four-year-old María Ángel Molina out of a river in rural Colombia on 13 January, the South American country mourned what was the Läs mer…

The information warriors fighting 'robot zombie army' of coronavirus sceptics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sometimes, Stuart Ritchie feels like he’s being pursued by an army of smiley faces. The lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, is Läs mer…

Covid leaves Boris Johnson with an expensive 'levelling down' problem

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The economic impact of Covid will leave Boris Johnson’s government with a costly “double challenge” to level-up the north and Midlands while protecting the affluent towns and cities in Läs mer…

Uncertainty over 12-week Covid jab interval intensifies as UK rollout expands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Experts have called for greater clarity about the monitoring in place to assess the 12-week dosing interval for Covid vaccines, as the UK’s vaccination programme ramps up. According to Läs mer…

All work and low pay: are we too devoted to our jobs?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Employment today is atomised, casual and unequal, argues US author Sarah Jaffe in her book Work Won’t Love You Back. Here she discusses why the way we look at Läs mer…

UK vaccine adviser says delay of Covid second dose will save lives

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; JCVI deputy chair defends extended gap between jabs as Hancock warns end of restrictions ‘long way off’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A representative of Läs mer…

As birth rates fall, animals prowl in our abandoned 'ghost villages'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human populations are set to decline in countries from Asia to Europe – and an unusual form of rewilding is taking place For many years it seemed that overpopulation Läs mer…

Met police officer faces new hearing over death of mentally ill black man

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A senior police officer cleared of misconduct over the high-profile death of a mentally ill black man is to face fresh disciplinary proceedings because of failings in the original Läs mer…

After Covid, will digital learning be the new normal?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Schools have embraced apps and remote classes in the past year. Some see benefits in virtual learning but others fear the impact on disadvantaged children and privatisation by stealth Läs mer…

UK bosses set up IT systems to track Covid vaccine status of staff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Employers are creating vaccine databases of their workers to track who has been inoculated against the coronavirus. With some companies announcing they would either sack or refuse to hire Läs mer…

Page refresh: how the internet is transforming the novel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Towards the end of 2020, a year spent supine on my sofa consuming endless internet like a force-fed goose, I managed to finish a beautifully written debut novel: Open Läs mer…

How to help your children make the most of their screen time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With children and teenagers spending hours on screens each day, how do parents help them reap the benefits and stay healthy? Child development experts share their tips. Provide scaffolding Läs mer…

‘I worry about their social skills’: parents on children's screen time in lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The worst part of the pandemic for 11-year-old Sandy is that he can’t see his friends. The best part is that limits on how much time he spends online Läs mer…

Facebook admits encryption will harm efforts to prevent child exploitation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s plans to implement end-to-end encryption on all its messaging products will lead to continued exploitation of some of the British children it would otherwise help to safeguard, the Läs mer…

Facebook under pressure to resume scanning messages for child abuse in EU

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The children’s charity NSPCC has called on Facebook to resume a programme that scanned private messages for indications of child abuse, with new data suggesting that almost half of Läs mer…

Vaccine passports: what are they and do they pose a danger to privacy?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Vaccine passports, which would allow people with immunity to Covid to prove they were at low risk of spreading the disease, are being investigated by companies and countries around Läs mer…

Robot wars: 100 years on, it's time to reboot Karel Čapek's RUR

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Not many plays introduce a new word to the language. One that did was Karel Čapek’s RUR: Rossum’s Universal Robots that had its premiere in Prague 100 years ago Läs mer…

MPs urge Johnson to ensure all pupils have digital resources for home learning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hundreds of thousands of pupils should be provided with the devices or broadband connection they lack for remote learning during the pandemic, a group of senior public figures has Läs mer…