Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

China’s President is admitting shortfalls in the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Xi Jinping is promising to fix problems and loopholes in the health system. The epicentre of the outbreak, Hubei province, reported a sharp increase in new cases. But the World Health Organization says that’s because doctors are using a broader definition to diagnose … Read more Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

Should social media be regulated? I Inside Story

It’s a long-running debate: how should we regulate the internet and social media? While sites including facebook and twitter allow us to share information, they’ve also become places for illegal and harmful content to thrive. The UK now wants those firms to be more responsible. The government will appoint its Broadcast regulator Ofcom as an … Read more Should social media be regulated? I Inside Story

Stumping for Bernie: Larry Sanders on younger brother

He refers to his brother as “Bernard”, echoes his junior of six years by calling health care reform the crucial campaign issue of 2020, and after Iowa’s results, predicts Joe Biden “will limp on but his candidacy’s finished”. FRANCE 24 speaks to Larry Sanders, 84, who made his life in Oxford, acts as the UK Green … Read more Stumping for Bernie: Larry Sanders on younger brother

Layla Moran considers Lib Dem leadership bid and brands 2019 election campaign ‘arrogant’ | ITV News

Liberal Democrat Layla Moran has branded the general election campaign ran by former leader Jo Swinson as “arrogant”, as she admitted a party takeover could be on the cards for herself in the summer. In a chat for ITV News podcast Acting Prime Minister, the Oxford West MP said the party “spectacularly failed” to manage … Read more Layla Moran considers Lib Dem leadership bid and brands 2019 election campaign ‘arrogant’ | ITV News

Who has the power to stop Libya’s civil war? I Inside Story

World leaders meeting in Berlin agree to stop sending weapons fuelling the conflict Libya’s civil war is now in its sixth year. A host of countries is involved in providing support to the two sides vying for power; the UN-backed government of Fayez al Sarraj, and the warlord Khalifa Haftar. At a summit in Berlin … Read more Who has the power to stop Libya’s civil war? I Inside Story

Stanford HAI 2019 Fall Conference – AI Global Governance (CS+Social Good)

Phil Beaudoin, SVP Research Group and Co-Founder, Element AI Peter Cihon, Research Affiliate, Center for the Governance of AI Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford Eileen Donahoe, Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University Jessica Cussins Newman, AI Policy Specialist, Future of Life Institute; Research Fellow, UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity; Research … Read more Stanford HAI 2019 Fall Conference – AI Global Governance (CS+Social Good)

Morse Resurrected in ITV Special: Endeavour

Ever wondered what the first name of Inspector Morse was? The mystery, featured in many a pub quiz, may not have been popularly known until ITV commissioned a retrospective series featuring the popular detective. Set in the 1960’s against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, a young Endeavour Morse cuts his teeth as a Detective … Read more Morse Resurrected in ITV Special: Endeavour

S.C.U.M “Whitechapel” Out 26th September 2011

Whitechapel will be the latest single to be released by S.C.U.M. on 26th September 2011. Taken from the upcoming album Again Into Eyes the single is an upbeat track with motion and sixties reverb vocals from the distinctive voice of Thomas Cohen. Have a listen here: The 12” comes with an exclusive b-side called ‘Blindness’ … Read more S.C.U.M “Whitechapel” Out 26th September 2011

Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2011 Awarded to Ilkke Hanski

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2011 Crafoord Prize in Biosciences to Ilkka Hanski from the University of Helsinki, Finland, “for his pioneering studies on how spatial variation affects the dynamics of animal and plant populations”. This year’s Crafoord Prize Laureate has established himself as one of the world’s most eminent ecologists in … Read more Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2011 Awarded to Ilkke Hanski