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Benedict McAleenan: COP26's challenge for Johnson. Will measures be agreed that will keep temperature rises limited to 1.5°C?

3 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Benedict McAleenan is Senior Adviser, Energy & Environment at Policy Exchange. After a hideous year - indeed a trying four years - Britain might just be about to shine again on...
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GBP/USD volatility at lowest since March

3 hours ago   |   FXCM

Sterling volatility hovers at multi-month lows despite fears of new coronavirus strain in the UK and lockdown restrictions. One-month GBP/USD volatility is seen at 7.465%...
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Inside the off-grid tiny house office manager, 32, built with her carpenter dad in South Australia

Inside the off-grid tiny house office manager, 32, built with her carpenter dad in South Australia

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A 32-year-old assistant accountant has revealed how she built her dream tiny home with her 'handy' carpenter father, and now the pair rent out the incredible space so guests...
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Emerging healthtech: Octopus Ventures to launch £100M fund for early-stage startups in UK

13 hours ago   |   UKTN

Octopus Ventures, one of the largest and most active VCs in Europe, is looking to launch a new £100 million institutional global fund to take advantage of the health tech...
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Want to run an Alaveteli site? The time is now

Want to run an Alaveteli site? The time is now

17 hours ago   |   My Society

We have the opportunity to help one organisation in Europe set up and run their own Freedom of Information website. Could you be that organisation? The background Thanks to...
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The Flaming Lips' Covid-Safe 'Space Bubble' Concert Looks Fun But Seriously Dystopian

The Flaming Lips' Covid-Safe 'Space Bubble' Concert Looks Fun But Seriously Dystopian

19 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

While live events are still shut down here in the UK, over in the US The Flaming Lips have come up with an inspired way to put on a Covid-safe gig during the pandemic. The band...
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Scientists spot ‘one-in-a-million' super-Earth in the depths of space

Scientists spot ‘one-in-a-million' super-Earth in the depths of space

20 hours ago   |   Metro

An artist's impression of Kepler 62f, another super-Earth that has previously been discovered A planet that appears to be a lot like Earth has been spotted in the depths of...
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Google will turn some of its campus spots across the US into COVID-19 vaccination sites as part of efforts to aid the rollout

Google will turn some of its campus spots across the US into COVID-19 vaccination sites as part of efforts to aid the rollout

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Google will open up some of its corporate spaces across the US to be used as COVID-19 vaccination clinics, the company announced Monday. The company says...
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Netflix's THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL to film at Belfast Harbour Studios

21 hours ago   |   Northern Ireland Screen   |   2 articles

Belfast Harbour and Northern Ireland Screen have announced that the world's leading streaming entertainment service Netflix is to commence immediate production on a new film at...
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This Terrible Parking Video Is Too Relatable For Dubai Drivers

This Terrible Parking Video Is Too Relatable For Dubai Drivers

1 day ago   |   Lovin Dubai

‘He didn't get the memo' A video snapped in a parking lot in Bahrain is getting heaps of attention, ‘cus it's just SO incredibly relatable. Here's the scene: Have you ever been...
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First known US case of highly transmissible mutated coronavirus strain from...

First known US case of highly transmissible mutated coronavirus strain from Brazil reported in Minnesota

Summary List Placement The first known case of a new, highly contagious coronavirus variant from Brazil was reported in Minnesota on Monday, according to state public health... Read more ...

What is Twitter Birdwatch and can anyone be a fact-checker?

What is Twitter Birdwatch and can anyone be a fact-checker?

Twitter has launched a community fact-checking program, called Birdwatch, in the US. Here's everything you need to know. What is Twitter Birdwatch? Twitter has launched a pilot... Read more ...

Hundreds arrested as anti-curfew riots spread across the Netherlands

Hundreds arrested as anti-curfew riots spread across the Netherlands

Hundreds of people were arrested in the riots Rioters have clashed with police in Dutch towns and cities, defying the country's coronavirus restrictions. Officers in Rotterdam... Read more ...

Moderna insists its Covid vaccine DOES work on new coronavirus variants

Moderna insists its Covid vaccine DOES work on new coronavirus variants

Moderna, a US company, tested its vaccine against the emerging variants of the coronavirus and found it still offered protective immunity against the Kent and South Africa... Read more ...

Here's the schedule for Trump's Senate impeachment trial and how to watch it

Here's the schedule for Trump's Senate impeachment trial and how to watch it

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump is on the verge of facing his second impeachment trial in the US Senate. The House of Representatives impeached Trump... Read more ...

Joe Biden Repeals Donald Trump's Transgender Military Ban

Joe Biden Repeals Donald Trump's Transgender Military Ban

President Joe Biden has repealed Donald Trump's 2019 guidance that banned transgender people from enlisting and serving in the US military, part of a broader effort to undo the... Read more ...

Quarantine hotels would be ‘catastrophic' for travel sector, industry warns

Quarantine hotels would be ‘catastrophic' for travel sector, industry warns

Travellers arrive at Heathrow Airport on January 18 Britain bringing in quarantine hotels would have ‘huge ramifications' for the aviation sector, industry experts have... Read more ...

Thiago Silva sends message to Frank Lampard following Chelsea sacking

Thiago Silva sends message to Frank Lampard following Chelsea sacking

Frank Lampard sacked The headline news in the footballing world on Monday is, of course, that Chelsea have parted ways with manager Frank Lampard: Chelsea Football Club has... Read more ...

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman won't run for reelection in 2022, says it's become...

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman won't run for reelection in 2022, says it's become difficult 'to break through the partisan gridlock'

Summary List Placement Sen. Rob Portman announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2022. "I feel fortunate to have been entrusted by the people of Ohio to... Read more ...

Chinese leader Xi Jinping warns against the consequences of a 'new cold war'...

Chinese leader Xi Jinping warns against the consequences of a 'new cold war' in first speech since Biden's inauguration

Summary List Placement China's leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday emphasized the importance of multilateralism and urged against "arrogant isolation," in a speech to the... Read more ...