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Thursday, Nov 26, 2020
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China and the US: readying for war in space
The Trump administration has given new life to America's military presence in space --standing up a new Space Force and US Space Command -- as it seeks to dominate space. But US military officials believe China is hot on their heels.
Quote of the Day
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
US Ready To Lead The World Again, Sit At The Head Of The Table: Joe Biden
Europe is smiling politely, exchanging texts such as “we set already our own table. You are welcome as a partner, not as a leader”.
Tory minister quits in protest at foreign aid budget cut
A Foreign Office minister has resigned in protest at Rishi Sunak's plans to cut the overseas aid budget, amid a growing Tory revolt over the decision.
Coronavirus: Domestic abuse offences increased during pandemic
The number of domestic abuse offences recorded by police in England and Wales has increased during the pandemic.
Rishi Sunak warns 'economic emergency has only just begun'
The "economic emergency" caused by Covid-19 has only just begun, according to chancellor Rishi Sunak, as he warned the pandemic would deal lasting damage to growth and jobs.
Spending review: Backlash over Rishi Sunak's overseas aid cut
The UK has ditched its policy of spending 0.7% of national income on overseas aid to help deal with the coronavirus crisis at home.
UK records highest coronavirus death toll since May 5 as another 696 people die
Another 696 people have died with coronavirus in the UK – the highest death toll since May 5, when 726 people died.
Estate 'overrun' by monster rats 'the size of cats' in Manchester
Residents of a housing estate say they are struggling to deal with a rodent infestation so bad they see dead rats on the street while they walk around.
Police pull over modified sports car and find footlong 'donut handbrake'
Police were left shocked when they pulled over a sports car to find it had a huge metal handbrake lever.
Former Eton College teacher guilty of sexually abusing pupils
An ex Eton College teacher is facing jail after being found guilty of sexually touching students during night time visits to their bedroom.
UK Minister for OTs resigns amid British gov’t cuts to overseas aid
UK Minister for Overseas Territories Baroness Elizabeth Sugg has today (November 25) resigned from her post amid the UK government’s decision to reduce the amount it will spend ...
How should coronavirus vaccines be distributed?
As coronavirus vaccines receive approval and become available to the world, the next questions to crop up are the ethics behind vaccine distribution: Who will be the first to be...
Most Black Friday products 'were same price or cheaper' beforehand
Nearly nine in 10 products sold on Black Friday are available for the same price or cheaper earlier in the year, according to consumer group Which?.
EU to Allow Companies Access to Private Data to Boost Innovation
The European Union has proposed new rules to allow companies access to public and personal data, an effort to compete with U.S. and Asian giants and encourage innovation in area...
Now A Remote-Controlled Robot To Test Covid, Warn Those Without Mask
Coronavirus: Mahmoud el-Komy, who designed the robot, called Cira-03, says it can help limit exposure to infection and prevent the transmission of the virus
Britain's borrowing hits peacetime high as Covid fuels economic plunge not seen for 300 years
The British economy is forecast to contract by 11.3% in 2020, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility.
When you die, will your digital assets actually reach your loved ones?
Leaving all your online wealth to the family is your present for their future. Unfortunately, digital assets don’t really “fit” into a conventional physical will. eWill.org is ...
Gordon Ramsay's swanky new London restaurant is selling an £80 burger
A chef with the biggest potty-mouth in history is launching a new restaurant in London with a burger on the menu that costs an eye-watering £80.
Former Barnet army cadet leader abused boys on cadet trips
A former army cadet leader started a relationship with a woman to get to her son and abuse him.
Trump Pardons Michael Flynn
The president’s former national security adviser twice pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador. However as the investigation it...
Why Political Leaders Are Never to Blame
Barack Obama and Margaret Thatcher are prophets who came to embody their countries’ stories and, crucially, changed those stories.
Japan PM Suga trips up with messy reversal on tourism campaign
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's abrupt decision to partially pause a domestic travel campaign amid rising COVID-19 cases - after insisting it would go ahead - looks lik...
France Is About to Become Less Free
In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks, the French government has introduced new legislation that threatens the very freedoms it vows to defend.
Has capitalism turned the COVID-19 emergency into a disaster?
We were in a crisis before COVID-19 - a crisis of capitalism. Join Ali Rae in this first episode of “Al Hail The Lockdown” - a 5 part series exploring the complexities of our gl...
What If the Louis Vuitton Store Came to You?
Louis Vuitton has created a mobile store that can pull into your driveway, proving that the truck show might be the new trunk show.
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