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“In some possible branches of the future leaving will be an error” - an exchange about Brexit with Dominic Cummings

“In some possible branches of the future leaving will be an error” - an exchange about Brexit with Dominic Cummings

3 minutes ago   |   Jack of Kent

Yesterday evening, I had a tweet exchange with Dominic Cummings, the architect of the Leave campaign. His candour and openness was striking. Many regard him as a controversial...
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Thousands of children forced to grow up in shipping containers and offices because of government's 'catastrophic failure' to address homelessness

7 minutes ago   |   The Independent

The true figure is considerably higher than government estimates, research suggests
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The age of comfort TV: why people are secretly watching Friends and The Office on a loop

15 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

We are in an era of ‘prestige television', with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms? In the opening episode of...
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Children and animals in danger at Dundee beauty spot due to toxic algae

27 minutes ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Parents and pet owners are being warned to keep their children and animals out of the water at a beauty spot because it is toxic.
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Space's mysterious fast radio bursts: What the heck are they? - CNET

31 minutes ago   |   CNET

We've entered a new era of research into one of the newest phenomena in all of space. Here's what you need to know.
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UK tech firms secure record foreign investment

33 minutes ago   |   Energy Voice

Investment in the UK tech sector has continued to surge, as British firms secured more foreign funding in the first seven months of 2019 than during the whole of 2018...
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Diversity in construction needs to be top priority

Diversity in construction needs to be top priority

1 hour ago   |   Raconteur

The lack of diversity in construction is a problem. Whether it's on a building site or at the drafting table, men predominate. And not just any men. Picture the average...
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What did the Foreign and Commonwealth Office say to the London School of Economics about foreign academics?

What did the Foreign and Commonwealth Office say to the London School of Economics about foreign academics?

1 hour ago   |   Jack of Kent

The Brexit news was dramatic. The government was reported to be barring foreign academics from providing policy advice on Brexit. Government bars foreign academics from...
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Amazon burning: Forest fires on the rise at record rate, space agency warns

Amazon burning: Forest fires on the rise at record rate, space agency warns

2 hours ago   |   Wessexfm

Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre INPE.
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See the Moon hide a trio of Hyades stars at dawn on 24 August

See the Moon hide a trio of Hyades stars at dawn on 24 August

3 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

This looping animation shows a simulated 5-degree-wide 10× binocular view of the waning lunar crescent's passage through the Hyades open star cluster in Taurus on the morning...
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Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss of Spider-Man

Ryan Reynolds is a man with answers! The Deadpool actor is weighing in on the recent news that Spider-Man is reportedly no longer part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe... Read more ...

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

The US President posted a picture of a golden Trump Tower in Greenland less than 24 hours ago as he ramped up rhetoric about guying the island Read more ...

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

Gale force winds and heavy rain will lash the UK today ahead of a heatwave that could break the record for the hottest August bank holiday ever Read more ...

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

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'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after...

'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after its prime minister rejected his idea of buying Greenland

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he scrapped plans to meet with Denmark's prime minister after she rebuffed his idea of possibly purchasing the autonomous island of... Read more ...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty miss

Paul Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Wolves stopper Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the Premier League Read more ...

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] 11th July 2016 There are three... Read more ...

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] There are a couple of legal claims... Read more ...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to reach agreement

It seems like Spidey won't feature in any more Marvel movies Spider-Man is reportedly out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Sony and Disney failed to reach an agreement... Read more ...