"With the UK’s share of fish in our waters rising substantially, from roughly half today, to closer to 2/3 in five and a half years’ time after which there is no theoretical limit beyond those placed by science or conservation on the quantity of our own fish that we can fish in our waters." … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson hails ‘glad tidings of great joy’ in Christmas message after historic £660bn Brexit trade deal
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Kit Yates, a mathematical biologist at the University of Bath, slammed the Government for causing confusion and panic about the variant. He tweeted: 'I really dislike the way the news about the increased lethality of B1.1.7 was leaked out and then discussed in a press briefing. Where is the data? We want to be able to scrutinise it and to understand the detail, not just the summary.' … [Read more...] about Britain’s coronavirus cases fall again amid ‘scaremongering’ row: Scientists play down more deadly variant claim and admit it’s ‘not a game changer’ as new infections drop by 18% in a week to 33,552 and deaths rise by 4% to 1,348
One severe flood alert remains in place in England this afternoon, with experts warning flooding could pose a significant risk to life at the River Dee in Cheshire. There are also 138 flood warnings, where flooding is expected, and 123 flood alerts, where it is possible. … [Read more...] about Oceans HELL-even: Aerial shots reveal rising river creeping towards George and Amal Clooney’s £12m mansion in flood-hit Berkshire village
The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn Regular convergence It's not unusual for Jupiter and Saturn to cross paths, because they orbit the sun at different speeds. Jupiter overtakes Saturn on the inside lane about every 20 years. The last time there was a big conjunction like this was on May 31, 2000, but that time the duo was too close to the Sun to be seen in the night sky. … [Read more...] about 2021: What awaits us in space this year?
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said sticking to the lockdown rules will help reduce the spread. He added: “These findings show why we must not let down our guard over the weeks to come. … [Read more...] about Record 343k Brits vaccinated in a day as tragic Covid death toll rises to 93k