06:37 In Berlin, 28 police officers were injured in the aftermath of a largely peaceful protest against racism and the killing of George Floyd. Some 15,000 people attended the rally in Berlin, which was only planned to include 1,500 people due to the coronavirus restrictions. The participants also observed a silence lasting 8 minutes and 46 seconds, honoring African-American George Floyd who died after a white police officer held a knee on his neck for this amount of time. … [Read more...] about George Floyd reaction: Europe heeds call for fresh protests
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The activists always intended to show that Shaun had not killed anyone, and when they finally met Shaun they tried to get him to hand himself in so they could complete their plot – but he smelt a rat and fled. … [Read more...] about Eight questions The Capture MUST answer as BBC One airs the series final tonight
A record 54m tonnes of “e-waste” was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in five years, the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor report found. The 2019 figure is equivalent to 7.3kg for every man, woman and child on Earth, though use is concentrated in richer nations. The amount of e-waste is rising three times faster than the world’s population, and only 17% of it was recycled in 2019. … [Read more...] about $10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN
These days it’s possible to dress in a wide variety of styles which disguise flaws. Personally, I don’t think women of 70-plus sashaying around in shorts is a good look, whereas wide trousers or palazzo pants are just perfect. Swishy ones in light fabrics, heavier for cooler weather, sporty ones with stripes is the way forward! … [Read more...] about BEL MOONEY: How can I let my cheating husband go when I still love him?
Early estimates of R0, the original infection rate, for Covid-19 were in the range of 2.0 to 3.0, but more recent estimates have come in at 4.0 or more. This is substantially higher than the usual estimate for influenza of about 1.4 to 2.0. The infection rate dropped incrementally with the series of recommendations that started on 12 March, but did not drop precipitously until the full lockdown was announced 11 days later. The epidemic grew much faster prior to the lockdown than it has diminished afterwards. To decline at the same rate, the R number would now have to be about 0.25 – and no one thinks it has declined to that level. As Harvard epidemiology professor Bill Hanage has put it: “A fire burns fast at first but the embers take a long time to die down.” … [Read more...] about The coronavirus infection rate is still too high. There will probably be a second wave