''Women, who make up the majority of the workforce in economic sectors being most affected, now must also bear the brunt of additional caregiving,'' Guterres said. ''Older persons and persons with disabilities are at much higher risk of death from the virus.'' … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: US, India see new daily infection highs
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The expected ministerial changes are being dubbed the 'night of the short knives' because the big four in the Cabinet – Chancellor Rishi Sunak (pictured right), Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (pictured left), Home Secretary Priti Patel and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove – look set to keep their jobs. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson is set to announce primary pupils from ALL years can return before summer provided there is a 15-child cap on class sizes – but it will be up to schools how many they bring back
Grindr is reconfiguring the landscape of human relationships. Partly because it's sex in an app, the sexual equivalent of ordering take-away, or online fashion (my friend Kevin calls it "net-a-port-gay.com", and he's so pleased with himself for this he says I can use his real name. Everyone else asked to remain anonymous). Grindr was launched on 25 March 2009; now more than 700,000 (and counting) men in 162 countries around the world are using it to phenomenal effect, if J, W, Kevin and the other gay men I've asked are any kind of a guide. "I've never, ever had so much sex in my life!" R told me gleefully. "I've probably had as much in the past eight months of Grinding as I have over the 20 years since I came out. Maybe more." It's only going to get bigger, to facilitate more sex. Two thousand people download it every day, and a BlackBerry-friendly version of the app launched less than a month ago – a development which could triple Grindr's reach. … [Read more...] about Grindr: a new sexual revolution?
It comes as more than 3,000 extra staff, including police officers, have been brought in to enforce the rule - which applies to all passengers on trains, buses, Tubes, coaches, trams, planes or ferries. Children under the age of 11 and those with certain health conditions or disabilities are exempt. … [Read more...] about So much for the new rules! TfL hands out 30,000 free masks as one in five bus and Tube passengers try to ride without face-covering risking a £100 fine today
'I hope her family find comfort that she has shaped the minds of many kids turning into young adults, and with that she has touched the hearts of so many,' it added. … [Read more...] about Science teacher, 39, drowned when her BMW hit pool of water and flipped into river – minutes after phoning school to say she was running late to pick up her child, inquest hears