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A book that changed me: the elusive perfection of For the Time Being | Mark O'Connell

30 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Annie Dillard's 1975 book taught me, a non-believer, that religion can access deeper truths Although Annie Dillard 's For the Time Being is probably my favourite book by a...
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Fear, bigotry and misinformation - this reminds me of the 1980s Aids pandemic | Edmund White

30 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

I saw the damage Aids did to the gay community, and I live with it myself. Now, at 80, I worry I won't survive coronavirus • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our...
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The Covid-19 pandemic forces a new way of thinking for Quil, Comcast's health tech startup

1 hour ago   |   STAT

When telecom giant Comcast and health insurer Independence Blue Cross teamed up to found Quil in 2018, the health tech company's goal was clear: give people simple...
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'Ring of fire' solar eclipse seen on Boxing Day - video

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

People gathered across parts of Asia and the Middle East to watch a rare annular solar eclipse, also known as a ring of fire. The phenomenon, when the moon covers the centre of...
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Expert reaction to news Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests as a precautionary step, having persistent symptoms of COVID-19

2 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   14 articles

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister announced last night that he has been admitted to hospital over night for tests, due to his persistent COVID-19 symptoms. Prof Jonathan...
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Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area?

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near you Coronavirus - live news...
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Expert reaction to comments from Matt Hancock about not ruling out potential future further action on rules on exercise outside the home if people don't comply with current measures

14 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Matt Hancock said during an interview with Andrew Marr* that the Government were not ruling out potential further social isolation restrictions, including restricting exercise...
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The Queen: “We will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again”

15 hours ago   |   Royal Central

The Queen gave a moving address to the Commonwealth, and indeed the world, on Sunday evening where she promised of good times ahead. Speaking to people living all across the...
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Expert reaction to publication of detail of ‘five pillars' of how the government intends to scale up COVID-19 testing programmes

18 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The UK government has published the detail of its ‘five pillar' strategy for scaling up the UK's COVID-19 testing programme. Prof Martin Hibberd, Professor of Emerging...
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Coronavirus: Biden says he'll wear mask in public after Trump says he won't

19 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Democratic presidential nominees says he'll ‘follow the science' President says ‘this is voluntary. I don't think I'm going to do it' Joe Biden will wear a mask if he goes out...
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