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Coronavirus: Risk in UK lockdown easing too soon, warn scientists
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Lifting restrictions is "risky", warn experts who want a fully working test and trace system first. (BBC News)
Historic SpaceX rocket must launch at just the right second Saturday — or be postponed again Historic SpaceX rocket must launch at just the right second Saturday — or be postponed again
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NASA and SpaceX teams are targeting exactly 45 seconds after 3:22 p.m. for Saturday's historic launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.          (USA Today)
'Black history is this country's history': George Floyd protests intensify across US, from New York City to Los Angeles; 1 dead in Detroit 'Black history is this country's history': George Floyd protests intensify across US, from New York City to Los Angeles; 1 dead in Detroit
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Outrage over George Floyd's death in Minneapolis sparked protests, both peaceful and contentious, in cities across the nation on Friday night.          (USA Today)
'There's a huge amount of anxiety': New Zealand wrestles with back-to-school virus blues
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Researchers are urging mental health strategies for students after Covid-19, devastating earthquakes and a deadly terrorist attackHow will the Covid-19 generation cope with the fallout?As the weeks of New Zealand’s strict coronavirus lockdown ticked by, Catherine* observed her 17-year-old daughter, who is in her final year of high school, become more nocturnal and less motivated: “I thought, ‘This is actually going to go quite badly,’” she said of her daughter’s return to school, which happened in the past fortnight as shutdown restrictions loosened. “It’s led to a lot of tricky situations where she’s been really upset by the amount of time we’ve spent saying, ‘Are you doing your assessments that you’re meant to be doing?’” Catherine said. Her daughter, who has ADHD and dyslexia, performs better when she can talk to people and work in groups.  Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Hong Kong officials lash out at Trump plan to strip city of special status
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Criticism follows the US president accusing Beijing of breaking its word over Hong Kong for imposing national security lawsSenior Hong Kong government officials have criticised moves by Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws on the global financial hub.Speaking hours after Trump said the city no longer warranted economic privileges and some officials could face sanctions, security minister John Lee told reporters on Saturday that Hong Kong’s government could not be threatened and would push ahead with the new laws.  Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots
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Users of the homepages of the MSN website and Edge browser will now see news stories generated by AIDozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace with them with artificial intelligence software.Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft’s MSN website and its Edge browser – used by millions of Britons every day – have been told that they will be no longer be required because robots can now do their jobs. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
I like the sound of my own voice – but does that make me a narcissist?
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Millennials are said to be more narcissistic than any other cohort of society. A self-confessed self-obsessive works out whether that’s a problemI was on the phone to a friend recently, blathering away as usual, when I realised that there was no one on the other end of the line. How long ago had this happened? I checked my phone and discovered, to my horror, that the call had ended almost five minutes ago.In the pub with another friend, not long after this incident, I asked how self-obsessed she thinks I am – a question only self-obsessed people ask, along with our other hobbies: stalking ourselves on social media and planning our own funerals. Without deliberation, she concluded that I was an 8.5 out of 10. “OK…” I reeled, deeply offended. “But I ask about you too, right? I am a good friend?” Quickly, the subject was changed. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
UK coronavirus LIVE: Warning over easing of lockdown as Brits urged not to break rules over warm weekend
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Government advisers have voiced concerns the easing of lockdown measures in the UK from Monday are coming too soon and could cause a spike of coronavirus cases. (London News)
Coronavirus: Letter warns of threat to future of Belfast festivals
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The chairman of Belfast Pride says politicians must make sure festivals have a future. (BBC News)
Ruby Princess passengers warned after crew member tests positive to tuberculosis
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Scientists prepare to examine sewage in attempt to try to find the source of a Covid-19 infection that killed Nathan TurnerPassengers on the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise ship have been sent another warning from the New South Wales health department, warning that they could have been exposed to tuberculosis.The Ruby Princess voyage that arrived in Sydney on 19 March is responsible for about 10% of all coronavirus infections in Australia, and the bungled management of the outbreak has sparked two separate inquires. Continue reading... (The Guardian)