The lights are intended to mark what would have been the launch night of this year’s international festival as it was originally planned. The festival hopes to encourage Edinburgh’s residents to find high vantage points such as the city’s numerous hills or upper-floor windows to see the lights to their fullest extent. … [Read more...] about Edinburgh sky to be lit up for launch of international festival
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There are concerns that schools’ success in keeping an eye on their vulnerable pupils is patchy. The Department for Education’s own figures suggest that just 5% of pupils identified as vulnerable were attending school in England. Ofsted, the education watchdog, is warning of a “worrying blindspot” resulting from schools and nurseries being unable to alert social services about potential neglect or abuse. … [Read more...] about Schools in England warned over ‘blind spot’ as vulnerable children stay home
But it shows that even in happy relationships people need personal space and that being in a couple with 2.4 kids – if this were America we’d throw in the white picket fence – doesn’t have to be the goal or perfection we’re told we must strive for. … [Read more...] about Eva Simpson: Pandemic shows us why there’s no sin in being single
Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted to step up EU-UK Brexit contacts to daily meetings. Fine, responded the EU. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker repeated his assertion, previously made to Theresa May, that the EU was open for talk 24/7. … [Read more...] about Brexit: What does Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel’s scorn mean?
Increased hygiene and cleaning routines Social distancing guidelines such as separate entrances and exits Limiting customer numbers entering stores Closed fittings rooms Limiting the number of tills accepting cash Plexi screens for till points Suspended click and collect services Since then the chain closed doors back in March, it's not been idle - announcing last week that it's been making in-kind donations of T-shirts, underwear and other items available to healthcare workers struggling to find time to get home and change between shifts. … [Read more...] about H&M confirms date stores will reopen to customers in England