Amid fears of a second wave in the UK and some places already going back into local lockdowns, due to a spike in cases, many urged people to give the episode a watch before flouting rules and "moaning" about wearing face coverings in public spaces. … [Read more...] about Surviving the Virus viewers struggle to watch brutally eye-opening coronavirus documentary
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I have taken days off school because of my mental health. I now have trouble concentrating. I can't focus on what I am doing without getting distracted by worrying about what you did to me. I have experienced so much pain and sadness. I haven't been able to cope. I have had suicidal thoughts because I want the pain to stop and to be in control of my thoughts and my feelings. I will deal with this for the rest of my life. … [Read more...] about Loathed sex monster who kidnapped a girl, 11, as she walked to school, tied her to a tree and raped her for five hours WON’T have his ‘inadequate’ sentence increased
Three-quarters of the 2 million foreign tourists who came to Kenya last year came for the wildlife. Were it not for tourism, many of the 160 private reserves that provide vital corridors for migrating animals and excess grazing capacity for the country’s national parks would revert to being hunting grounds or be turned over for agriculture, threatening one of the greatest concentrations of animal life in the world. Competition for grazing land, especially during times of drought, has intensified long-standing conflict between the needs of local communities and the region’s unique wildlife. As Paula Kahumbu, the CEO of conservation organisation Wildlife Direct, wrote in the Guardian, “most Kenyan youth see wildlife as irrelevant, something that benefits a few, rich visitors or white landowners”. In the wake of violent incursions on ranches and wildlife parks over the years, safari outfits have looked for ways to make tourism directly support the local population. … [Read more...] about The end of tourism?
LOCKDOWN RULES: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN'T DO Areas affected: Preston, Greater Manchester (City of Manchester, Trafford, Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Wigan, Bolton, Tameside, Rochdale and Salford), Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Rossendale, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Leicester. … [Read more...] about Oldham becomes UK’s new coronavirus hotspot after nearly 150 people are struck down by the virus in a week despite the town being hit with tough new lockdown rules last month
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Tourism on Greek islands starts again From Monday (May 25), Greece's islands will be accessible again by plane and ferry for domestic tourists. Taverns, bars and cafes are reopening nationwide. Ferries are to sell only 50% of their tickets, and taverns are only allowed to occupy half of their tables. The list of countries from which foreign tourists can enter Greece without a two-week quarantine will be announced at the end of May. … [Read more...] about Mandatory coronavirus testing at airports in Germany off to smooth start