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I owe Margaret Thatcher a debt of thanks for creating Channel 4. Now her heirs could destroy it | David Olusoga
Nothing about the time or the place I was brought up in imbued in me any affection for Margaret Thatcher or the government she led.
Jeremy Farrar: 'A September 2020 lockdown would have saved a lot of lives'
eremy Farrar is the director of the Wellcome Trust, a former professor of tropical medicine at the University of Oxford and a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage).
Ricky Gervais campaigns for ban on all animal experiments in UK
Animal-rights campaigners staged a protest camp at a "factory farm" that breeds puppies for laboratory experiments after comedy actor Ricky Gervais launched a campaign to ban all tests on animals in the UK.
Florida urged to ramp up vaccination effort amid 'alarming' Covid rise
he week began with Florida's high-flying governor, Ron DeSantis, in Texas, bashing Joe Biden over immigration at the southern border.
Yep, it's bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction
t a UN sustainability meeting several years ago, an economic policy officer came up to Gaya Herrington and introduced himself.
Even a pandemic can't keep Ryanair from flying higher
ho's afraid of the Delta variant? Not Michael O'Leary.
Tens of thousands protest against Macron's health pass in France
In France, where police deployed teargas and water cannon against some protesters, an estimated 160,000 took to the streets in nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron's health pass that will drastically curtail access to restaurants and public spaces for unvaccinated people.
Why is the UK still getting money from the EU?
The Independent revealed today that the government is telling councils to put up EU flags around public buildings and streets.
Officials who are US allies among targets of NSO malware, says WhatsApp chief
Senior government officials around the world - including individuals in high national security positions who are "allies of the US" - were targeted by governments with NSO Group spyware in a 2019 attack against 1,400 WhatsApp users, according to the messaging app's chief executive.
US set for punishing temperatures as huge 'heat dome' to settle over country
The most extensive heatwave of a scorching summer is set to descend upon much of America in the coming week, further roasting areas already gripped by severe drought, plunging reservoirs and wildfires.