"What we now need to do is go further. We've got an aspiration as a housing association sector to build 75,000 in the next 20 years - that's 50% higher than we're currently doing [and] it would represent 90% of the need for social housing in Wales across that period." … [Read more...] about Housing ‘crisis’: Shelter Cymru urges investment
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Hooft said for tech companies that have managed to acquire hundred-million-dollar stakes in the last year and a half, it is a buyer’s market and mergers-and-acquisition activity is very likely as soon as cash-rich techies “see an opportunity to do some talent acquisition or to buy cheaply into a space so they can give it a go”. … [Read more...] about Silicon Valley billionaires-in-waiting may face reckoning amid stock panic
Located inside the Boca Chica State Park and two miles from a beach famous for being a nesting site for the endangered Kemp Ridley sea turtle, residents told DailyMail.com that it used to be an isolated paradise teeming with wildlife such as blue buntings and coyotes. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Elon Musk’s mission to Mars is ruining our town! Residents of a small Texas village beside the billionaire’s Starship space program say they are being bullied out of their homes to make way for his army of workers
Amazon’s App Store has most of the media consumption apps you’re likely to want, including Spotify, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, Netflix, Disney+ and Sky Go, and it has a fairly large range of games. But BT Sport, Google’s various apps such as YouTube and Maps, and Apple’s Music and TV are a no-go. … [Read more...] about Amazon Fire HD 8 review: £90 tablet revamped for 2020
Fifty years after the Warwick scandal, it’s not lefty students but Tory MPs and thinktanks and rightwing papers such as the Telegraph – always eager to find reds under the bed – who warn of the dangers of UK universities’ links to China. Their focus is on security and censorship risks and they quote evidence of Chinese pressure to prevent sensitive subjects such as Taiwan, Tibet, the Uighur Muslims, Tiananmen Square and civil rights in Hong Kong being discussed on UK campuses. … [Read more...] about Academic freedom is precious – so why have UK universities sold out to China?