"So rather than do a half-cooked version of it, because it required a location, we elected to push the pig centrepiece, drama of that week and do it later in the year at a time we can do it full beam rather than a compromised version." … [Read more...] about Coronation Street exit sealed for killer Gary Windass amid storyline change?
Iain stirling laura whitmore
"So rather than do a half-cooked version of it, because it required a location, we elected to push the big centrepiece, drama of that week and do it later in the year at a time we can do it full beam rather than a compromised version." … [Read more...] about ‘Scrapped’ Coronation Street trial for Yasmeen Nazir had very different outcome
Nonfiction Julyx+y by Eugenia Cheng“higher-dimensional” maths to combat sexism, the patriarchy and mansplaining.Surviving Autocracy by Masha GessenTo what extent is the Trump administration an attempt to destroy democracy? An urgent report from the New Yorker writer, which draws on her Soviet childhood. … [Read more...] about The great escape: 50 brilliant books to transport you this summer
The report recommends that Facebook build a stronger civil rights infrastructure that includes experts on key topics such as elections and hate speech, with a full-time team working under a 'civil rights vice president' at the California-based company. … [Read more...] about Facebook has caused ‘significant setbacks for civil rights’ by failing to act on content including Trump’s posts about mail-in ballots, according to damning two-year audit
Nigel Holligan, 67, had surgery for prostate cancer in 2013 and helps run a monthly support group in East Ham, East London, for Orchid, a national male cancer charity. The group includes a high proportion of older men with an African-Caribbean background from London boroughs that have been heavily hit by Covid-19. Since the lockdown began the group has met over Zoom. “I was pleasantly surprised with how many were already familiar with the technology, given that the group’s average age is probably mid-60s. We’ve also taught others who were not so familiar how to use it, so that no one is left out,” he says. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s the bit the NHS cannot fix’: Demand for cancer support soars during lockdown