Universities ignoring poor writing skills in favour of ‘inclusivity,’ England’s higher education regulator says

England’s higher education watchdog has warned it will take action against institutions that ignore students’ poor writing skills as part of their “inclusive assessment” policies, saying it’s a “widespread” problem. … Read More >Universities ignoring poor writing skills in favour of ‘inclusivity,’ England’s higher education regulator says

Among Europe’s dirtiest: ‘Green’ biomass power plant in Yorkshire burning ‘renewable’ wood emits MORE CO2 than UK’s coal – report

A supposedly “carbon neutral” Drax biomass power plant is the UK’s leading source of CO2 emissions, and belches out more harmful carbon and particulate matter than some of Europe’s dirtiest coal plants, according to a new report. … Read More >Among Europe’s dirtiest: ‘Green’ biomass power plant in Yorkshire burning ‘renewable’ wood emits MORE CO2 than UK’s coal – report

Investigation: Deaths among Teenagers have increased by 47% in the UK since they started getting the Covid-19 Vaccine according to official ONS data

An investigation of official ONS and NHS data has revealed that since the Covid-19 vaccine began to be rolled-out to teenagers there has been a 47% rise in the number of deaths due to all-causes among the age group. … Read More >Investigation: Deaths among Teenagers have increased by 47% in the UK since they started getting the Covid-19 Vaccine according to official ONS data

Israeli spy tech firm exploited vulnerability on ALL IPHONE devices to implant ‘Pegasus’ malware – report

Digital rights group CitizenLab has discovered a vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware company NSO Group to implant its Pegasus malware onto virtually every iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch device. … Read More >Israeli spy tech firm exploited vulnerability on ALL IPHONE devices to implant ‘Pegasus’ malware – report

UK govt’s plans for death of the Queen leaked, upsetting some Brits who protest Politico’s ‘bad taste’

The UK government’s secret plan for when Queen Elizabeth II dies was leaked by Politico on Friday – angering some Brits, but fascinating others who were amused by the intricate details. … Read More >UK govt’s plans for death of the Queen leaked, upsetting some Brits who protest Politico’s ‘bad taste’

Police descend on London’s iconic Tower Bridge after XR activists block landmark (VIDEOS)

Extinction Rebellion protesters descended on London’s Tower Bridge on Monday, blocking the iconic route to demand that the British government comes clean about its fossil fuel investments and responds urgently to global warming. … Read More >Police descend on London’s iconic Tower Bridge after XR activists block landmark (VIDEOS)

Assange’s attorney accuses govt of foul play after Ecuador strips WikiLeaks co-founder of citizenship due to ‘unpaid fees’

Ecuador has revoked Julian Assange’s citizenship, citing alleged inconsistencies with his naturalization documents. A lawyer for the imprisoned publisher claims the decision was made without due process. … Read More >Assange’s attorney accuses govt of foul play after Ecuador strips WikiLeaks co-founder of citizenship due to ‘unpaid fees’

Cyberpunk 20**? Researchers warn of ‘bleak’ future with companies owning private thoughts & world divided between cyborg and human

Scientists at Imperial College London have warned of a “bleak panorama” relating to the commercial use of brain-computer interfaces. If left unregulated, they say, the tech could lead to companies harvesting our deepest thoughts. … Read More >Cyberpunk 20**? Researchers warn of ‘bleak’ future with companies owning private thoughts & world divided between cyborg and human

Aussies snicker after PM Morrison’s first one-to-one with Biden turns into three-way meeting with UK’s Johnson

Critics of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have described his meeting with Joe Biden as a ridiculous failure, after what was supposed to be a one-to-one talk ended up being chaperoned by Boris Johnson instead. … Read More >Aussies snicker after PM Morrison’s first one-to-one with Biden turns into three-way meeting with UK’s Johnson