It’s Time to Talk about Stupid

It’s Time to Talk about Stupid

Last week a friend showed me a phone message from his daughter. He asked me, “What does ‘idk’ mean?” “I don’t know,” I said. He looked at me with despair, “Oh my God, no one does.” True story. And I assure you it absolutely wasn’t me who was the actualidiot...

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Arctic Circle swelters as temperatures break records

Arctic Circle swelters as temperatures break records

The Arctic heatwave shows no signs of cooling, as temperatures around the Arctic Ocean continue to break records. The region recorded its hottest day ever in June (up to 18 degrees Celsius above average), with the small Siberian town of Verkhoyansk hitting 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit). Forest fires can...

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Tfl releases figures on fines for face coverings

Tfl releases figures on fines for face coverings

By LDRS reporter Owen Sheppard TfL has issued 127 fines to bus and rail passengers who failed to wear a face covering without an acceptable reason. The transport body confirmed the figure on July 21, but said 90 per cent of passengers are now wearing them on London’s transport network....

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Crossrail executives bosses admit that beleaguered line delayed before pandemic

Crossrail executives bosses admit that beleaguered line delayed before pandemic

Crossrail bosses are “not blaming” coronavirus for recently announced delays to the railway – admitting they were already behind schedule when the disease hit. But the virus has made it impossible to recover lost time, they claim – despite a six week blitz of 24-hour work due to start on...

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