Others are less optimistic about the future of journalism in Hong Kong. "I think it will only get worse regardless of what we do," a journalist told DW. "However, I won't give up journalism because I love Hong Kong. How can China criminalize someone's love for their city?" … [Read more...] about Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?
Personal injury law
I’m racing across the central belt to cover Ruth Davidson’s resignation, a row for missing an important email from my son’s nursery ringing in my ears, when I realise I’ve been reporting on women’s difficulty balancing work and family for what feels like two centuries. No wonder I’m feeling so ruddy tired. It’s the sheer unwieldy intractability of the dilemmas posed. It’s like getting stuck behind a motorhome on a Highland road: the progress is teeth-grindingly slow, you get tired of hearing yourself complain, then suddenly you’re forced to reverse into a ditch. … [Read more...] about Ruth Davidson’s decision was personal, but her departure is a loss for all of us
Police can also freeze assets and confiscate property if there are "reasonable grounds" to suspect items are connected to offenses "endangering national security." … [Read more...] about Hong Kong to ‘vigorously implement’ Beijing’s new security law
'The truth is that quite a lot of these individuals [in critical care] are going to die anyway and there is a fear that we are just ventilating them for the sake of it, for the sake of doing something for them, even though it won’t be effective. That’s a worry,' one doctor told The Guardian. … [Read more...] about Man dubbed ‘Miracle Mal’ breaks down in tears as he returns home to applause from neighbours – after being given ‘zero chance’ of surviving coronavirus and spending 61 days on a ventilator
Groups around the UK have been boosting local insect populations, including the On the Verge project in Stirling, which has now worked with more than 100 schools, local councils, churches and care homes to plant new native wildflower areas. Research shows the verge sites have 25 times more flowers and 50 times more bumblebees than adjacent grass areas that were mown. … [Read more...] about Halve UK pesticide use to save insects, say conservationists