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Would handing No. 10’s powers to local leaders have improved the UK’s Covid response?

Description  Countries taking a more regional approach have had success in tackling virus - and avoided domestic disputes Credits  Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text  Boris Johnson emerges from 10 Downing Street Countries taking a... go to Article >

All These Organisations Made Black Lives Matter Pledges. But Have They Kept Them?

2 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed on camera during a police arrest. The video showed a white officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on his neck as Floyd, a Black man, called for his mother and repeatedly cried “I can’t breathe” before losing... read more

Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak’s spending review

4 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  Freezing public sector pay increases and cut to foreign aid dominate headlines Credits  Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text  Rishi Sunak... read more

These People Kept The UK Going Through Covid. Now Their Pay Has Been Frozen

5 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Public sector workers have expressed anger at the news that more than a million will receive a real-terms pay cut next year. Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a pay freeze for the sector but it is understood not to take into account... read more

How the National Grid will work with electric cars

5 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Demand for electricity will increase as EV adoption grows, but those in charge of power delivery are prepared Battery electric vehicles are no flash in the pan, they’re here to stay. From a whole life perspective and taking everything into... read more

What is the science behind the Christmas Covid break - and will the let-up cost lives?

5 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  Some experts fear that allowing households to mix over festive season risks ‘pouring fuel on the coronavirus fire’ Credits  Getty Images Alt Text... read more

Coronavirus: the areas bracing for Boris Johnson’s tougher tier system

6 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  The PM appears by videolink from self-isolation in No. 10 to set out the new Covid rules Credits  Getty Alt Text  The PM appears by videolink from... read more

Future of farming: a Brexit battle for the British landscape

0 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  Environment secretary seeking ‘new blood’ to make UK agriculture greener and more productive as subsidies phased out Credits  Getty Images Alt Text... read more

12 Ways To Have A Very Merry Christmas (Despite Covid)

2 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Families across the UK now know they can form “Christmas bubbles” from December 23 to 27 – meaning three households can get together for five days. Despite the relaxing of rules, many will be refraining from gathering in groups to celebrate... read more

Brexit Festival: Here’s What Else The £29m Could Have Paid For

5 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

As the world scrabbles to adapt to life in a pandemic, Rishi Sunak is expected to confirm in his spending review that a cool £29m has been set aside for a so-called Festival of Brexit.  First announced by then-prime minister Theresa May in... read more

What The Oxford Vaccine Trial's 'Efficacy' And 'Effectiveness' Actually Mean

6 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

2020 was the year the UK became a nation of amateur epidemiologists.  Under the dark cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic, we throw around terms like “asymptomatic” and “exponential growth” and talked about the “R-rate” like virology has always been a... read more