Mr Hancock yesterday told the Commons: 'The number of deaths and the number of cases is likely to be higher than those that have been confirmed so far and I expect them to rise further. The public can be assured that the whole of the UK is always well prepared for these type of outbreaks.' … [Read more...] about Doctors are on standby at Heathrow to meet any sick passengers arriving from China as all 31 patients tested for coronavirus in UK are CLEARED and Border Force hunts 2,000 people who flew in from Wuhan in last two weeks
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After his first meeting with Price, McGaugh assembled a team to determine the depth and breadth of her memory. Elizabeth Parker, a neuropsychologist, mapped Price’s ability to learn and remember, and Larry Cahill, a neurobiologist, helped to analyse the results. Over the next five years, Price was given a battery of standardised memory, IQ and learning tests, as well as a series of specially devised ones. For example, they asked Price, who is Jewish, to write down the date of every Easter from 1980 to 2003 – she got only one wrong and in that case, she was off by only two days. Price was also able to say what she had done on those days. When the researchers asked her to do the same exercise again two years later, she not only corrected the date she had got wrong, but also gave the same answers for the personal details (a sample of those details: 17 April 1987 – “vomit up carrots”; 12 April 1998: “house smells like ham”). … [Read more...] about Total recall: the people who never forget
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Go to gbspringclean.org and read our guide or watch our video to find out how to stay safe during a clean-up. Make sure you’re dressed appropriately with sturdy footwear (wellies or walking boots are ideal), thick gloves and, ideally, a high-vis vest. Never pick up needles – let the event organiser know about them and they will contact the council. And if you find broken glass, don’t ever put it in a bag. Put it in a bucket if you have one to hand, or just leave it where it is. … [Read more...] about Let’s clean up Britain, urges Boris Johnson as shocking photographs of a litterbug landscape reveal why you should join the Daily Mail’s Great British Spring Clean
I will buy another copy of The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma and give it to someone as a Christmas present. I will invite Yewande Omotoso to visit Edinburgh from South Africa to talk about her novels. I will passionately recommend César Aira’s peerless novellas in a piece for the Guardian. I will pledge to increase the number of people from a variety of ethnicities and backgrounds moderating book festival events in future. I will invite Jackie Kay to talk to Syrian refugees in Scotland and share their stories at the book festival. I will do whatever it takes to get people to read Raja Shehadeh’s books. I will try to persuade Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to visit the UK with a group of emerging African writers. I will promise Jacques Testard at Fitzcarraldo that if he publishes any more of the Nocilla novels by Agustín Fernández Mallo, I’ll buy five copies of each. I will buy my mother a gift subscription to And Other Stories. I will ask Kamila Shamsie and … [Read more...] about How do we stop UK publishing being so posh and white?