Coronavirus – The Latest: The plan to get Britain’s children back to school

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus Schools will open to all pupils from September, but what will the classroom look like? Can exams take place after so much disruption? And why have teaching unions been quick to criticise the government’s … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: The plan to get Britain’s children back to school

Why is coronavirus still surging in the US?

The US recorded a new all-time daily high of 52,000 new Covid-19 cases on 1 July, according to John Hopkins figures, as Donald Trump repeated his belief the virus would ‘just disappear’. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub America has now had more than 2.7 million confirmed cases – more than double that … Read more Why is coronavirus still surging in the US?

Swine flu discovery: New strain found in China has pandemic potential

Beijing says it’s closely following the developments after Chinese researchers found a new type of swine flu that can trigger a pandemic. The study was published in the peer-reviewed U.S. science journal PNAS. CGTN talked with Chen Xi, an associate professor of health policy and economics at the Yale School of Public Health and president … Read more Swine flu discovery: New strain found in China has pandemic potential

Kevin Bacon Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

‘You Should Have Left’ star Kevin Bacon answers the internet’s most searched questions about himself. Is Kevin Bacon a good dancer? Why isn’t Kevin in ‘Tremors 2’? Is he Canadian? Does he do his own stunts? Does he play in a band? Kevin answers all of these questions and much, much more! YOU SHOULD HAVE … Read more Kevin Bacon Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

The laser show in a soap bubble

For the first time, researchers have created the ‘branched flow’ phenomenon in visible light, previously only seen in other types of wave like sound. Using nothing but a laser and a simple soap bubble, scientists caused light to twist and fork along its path. They hope that the new set up could help shed more … Read more The laser show in a soap bubble

Huge dinner held on Prague bridge to celebrate easing of coronavirus restrictions in Czech Republic

People in Prague gathered around a 500-metre-long dinner table on Tuesday. They came together to celebrate the end of most Covid-19 restrictions in the Czech Republic. The table ran the length of the historic Charles Bridge in the centre of Prague. The Czech Republic was among the first to implement tough restrictions designed to curb … Read more Huge dinner held on Prague bridge to celebrate easing of coronavirus restrictions in Czech Republic

Leicester lockdown has caused “confusion and alarm” say critics – BBC News

The prime minister has defended the decision to reimpose a lockdown on the city of Leicester, following criticism that the government’s handling of the crisis has created confusion and alarm. Critics say key questions about the measures haven’t been answered. The stricter lockdown was announced after a surge in cases of coronavirus in the city. … Read more Leicester lockdown has caused “confusion and alarm” say critics – BBC News

Joe Biden Blasts Trump’s Handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic

One of the first calls Joe Biden would make after being elected president would be to ask Anthony Fauci to serve in his administration, where the pandemics expert would be empowered to act in ways Donald Trump has forbidden, the Democratic nominee plans to say in a speech Tuesday outlining his plan for eradicating the … Read more Joe Biden Blasts Trump’s Handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Biden Calls for National Reopening Guidelines Instead of State Solutions

One of the first calls Joe Biden would make after being elected president would be to ask Anthony Fauci to serve in his administration, where the pandemics expert would be empowered to act in ways Donald Trump has forbidden, the Democratic nominee plans to say in a speech Tuesday outlining his plan for eradicating the … Read more Biden Calls for National Reopening Guidelines Instead of State Solutions

‘Our Wartime President Has Surrendered:’ Biden Assails Trump’s Handling of Pandemic

One of the first calls Joe Biden would make after being elected president would be to ask Anthony Fauci to serve in his administration, where the pandemics expert would be empowered to act in ways Donald Trump has forbidden, the Democratic nominee plans to say in a speech Tuesday outlining his plan for eradicating the … Read more ‘Our Wartime President Has Surrendered:’ Biden Assails Trump’s Handling of Pandemic

Every Job Homer Simpson’s Ever Had | WIRED

While most of us know Homer J. Simpson as a Nuclear Safety Inspector that works for Mr. Burns, Homer’s career path on ‘The Simpsons’ is far more expansive than that. From Homer’s early days working as a technician at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to his forays into Tomacco farming and space travel, watch as … Read more Every Job Homer Simpson’s Ever Had | WIRED

Mayor of Leicester says he’s ‘very concerned’ about the impact of a second lockdown on the city

The Mayor of Leicester has said that he is “very, very concerned” about the economic impact on the city as a local lockdown comes into place with law changes imminent that will serve to enforce the localised measures. “One of the things we’ve been stressing to the Government over recent times is that if Leicester … Read more Mayor of Leicester says he’s ‘very concerned’ about the impact of a second lockdown on the city

Analysis: what’s new in PM Johnson ‘new deal’ virus recovery plan?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 5 billion pound ‘new deal’ virus recovery plan on Tuesday, with a focus on building and science. FRANCE 24 correspondent Benedicte Paviot says the plan has met with tepid response from industry leaders and the opposition, who say the plan does not allocate new money, and reheats previous … Read more Analysis: what’s new in PM Johnson ‘new deal’ virus recovery plan?

Breaking: Boris Johnson outlines ‘radical’ plans for Britain’s future

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK must be ready for what may come and move with new levels of energy and speed in his latest address to the nation. He added that the government owed the thousands of people who died during the pandemic an answer. Plans include apprenticeship guarantees, more housing to … Read more Breaking: Boris Johnson outlines ‘radical’ plans for Britain’s future

AMSlive – *teaser trailer*

The Academy of Medical Sciences is the voice of medical science in the UK ensuring health policy and practice is evidence based. We support the next generation of medical and health researchers to become leaders in their science. As a charity, we rely on donations to fund our work. You can support us by joining … Read more AMSlive – *teaser trailer*