Will England become a cashless society?

Electronic banking, the digital economy, and now coronavirus means an increasingly cashless society. The notes and coins in our pockets are being rapidly replaced by contactless bank cards and mobile phone payments. But not everyone in England is comfortable with the technology. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Essex, where many want to stick to … Read more Will England become a cashless society?

Data security questions over coronavirus Good to Go travel app | ABC News

As Tasmania prepares to open borders with South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia there are questions over a phone app to be used by travellers. The Good to Go pass which manages applications for entry to the state was built by a private company for West Australian police. Some have raised concerns about … Read more Data security questions over coronavirus Good to Go travel app | ABC News

Could Online GP Appointments Put Our Elderly At Risk? | Good Morning Britain

A new survey by the Royal College of GPs has revealed that just one in ten GP appointments are now face to face after changes were made to the way doctors and patients interacted during the lockdown. Sixty-one percent of consultations are carried out over the phone and around 10 percent have been organized by … Read more Could Online GP Appointments Put Our Elderly At Risk? | Good Morning Britain

Place of Van Gogh’s Last Painting Found in France

The exact location of the final work by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been pinpointed after being hidden in plain view among a tangle of roots next to a rural lane near Paris and experts say it gives them new insights into the anguished painter’s mental state on the day he is widely believed … Read more Place of Van Gogh’s Last Painting Found in France

Six-Year-Old Hero Calls 999 By Herself to Rescue Her Mum | Good Morning Britain

Suzann Harrison, a hospital nurse, fell from the kitchen counter onto her hard tiled floor, breaking her shoulder. The 31-year-old mum was in so much pain she couldn’t talk. But luckily her ‘hero’ six-year-old daughter Isla Harrison heard her cry for help. Isla ran in and grabbed her mum’s phone. She put it to her … Read more Six-Year-Old Hero Calls 999 By Herself to Rescue Her Mum | Good Morning Britain

Huawei is world’s top phone maker, despite U.S. woes

Huawei has overtaken Samsung as the world’s biggest maker of smartphones thanks to strong demand in its Chinese home market, despite all its battles with countries like the U.S., UK and Australia. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Huawei is world’s top phone maker, despite U.S. woes

Site of Van Gogh’s Last Painting Revealed

The exact location of the final work by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been pinpointed after being hidden in plain view among a tangle of roots next to a rural lane near Paris and experts say it gives them new insights into the anguished painter’s mental state on the day he is widely believed … Read more Site of Van Gogh’s Last Painting Revealed

4 Hong Kong Youths Arrested Under New National Security Law

Hong Kong police arrested four student activists over online comments they said violated a new Beijing-drafted national security law, the first time authorities have used the controversial legislation to limit speech on the internet. Police detained four people ages 16 to 21 — including three who were male and one who was female — over … Read more 4 Hong Kong Youths Arrested Under New National Security Law

Trump Says He Never Raised Taliban Bounties in Putin Talks

President Donald Trump says he hasn’t discussed reports that Russia paid bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan with Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite having numerous phone calls as recently as last week. “I have never discussed it with him,” Trump told Axios in a video clip posted on Twitter Wednesday. Trump … Read more Trump Says He Never Raised Taliban Bounties in Putin Talks

LeBron says he ‘can’t afford’ to turn his phone off during the postseason this time | NBA on ESPN

LeBron James addresses the media and discusses how he is focusing on the season, the importance of the Mamba chant during practice to honor Kobe Bryant, how he is communicating with his family while being in the Orlando bubble and how his body is trying to get his body back in shape after the hiatus. … Read more LeBron says he ‘can’t afford’ to turn his phone off during the postseason this time | NBA on ESPN

Trump Dismisses Sagging Numbers, Says Internal Polls Are ‘Very Good’

President Donald Trump toured a North Carolina plant Monday that is participating in work on a COVID-19 vaccine. North Carolina is a key battleground state and Trump’s visit marks his 10th trip to the state during his presidency. In a question and answer session following his remarks, Trump said he’s thrilled to kick off the … Read more Trump Dismisses Sagging Numbers, Says Internal Polls Are ‘Very Good’

Trump Dodges Question on Speaking to Putin About Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops

President Donald Trump toured a North Carolina plant Monday that is participating in work on a COVID-19 vaccine. North Carolina is a key battleground state and Trump’s visit marks his 10th trip to the state during his presidency. In a question and answer session following his remarks, Trump said he’s thrilled to kick off the … Read more Trump Dodges Question on Speaking to Putin About Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops

Chinese students warned about ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam | ABC News

Chinese students in Australia are being warned about a rising global scam known as ‘virtual kidnapping’, with at least $3.2 million scammed from victims in Australia in the last seven months. The elaborate phone scam involves fraudsters posing as Chinese authorities and convincing victims to fake their own kidnapping, then obtaining ransom payments from relatives. … Read more Chinese students warned about ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam | ABC News