Summary At least 42 people have died and many more are missing after severe floods in western Germany Another six are dead in Belgium, and the Netherlands has also been badly affected The Belgian city of Liège has urged all … Continue reading “All gone. Scary, Unimaginable” – European Flood July 2021
Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s second most popular daily newspaper and long thought by Chinese authorities to be a pro-democracy threat, will be forced to shut “in a matter of days” following the freezing of the company’s assets under China’s new … Continue reading Apple Daily to Close in Days
From Amazon’s Alexa to improvements in cancer care, artificial intelligence is changing our world. But today leading tech figures from Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence – Are We Scared Yet?
The death of the Duke of Edinburgh brings to an end the most enduring love story in British royal history The Queen on her husband : “He is someone who doesn’t take easily to compliments, but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay … Continue reading Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021
Major-General Sir Vernon Kell (Director 1909–40) Major-General Vernon George Waldegrave Kell (1873–1942) was the co-founder and first Director of the Security Service. As an officer of the South Staffordshire Regiment of the British Army, he served in Russia and China, … Continue reading Sir Vernon Kell – The Gentleman Spook
Uber will give workers’ rights including the minimum wage from today to all of its more than 70,000 British drivers.The move which will be beneficial Uber employees, follows the ride-hailing app lost Supreme Court case last month, and is a … Continue reading Uber workers win right to increased pay conditions