September, 2020

 

Leicester 0-2 Arsenal, Fleetwood 2-5 Everton: Carabao Cup third round – as it happened | Football

“Dear Rob,” says Ingo Herzke. “Not to put too fine a point to it, but for Chelsea’s third goal (Barkley’s) it was Havertz, not Mount, who won the ball with that tackle. So quite a good game for him, statistically.” Ach, apologies. In my defence, Havertz and Mount look quite similar from 700 miles away. Source link


Covid in Scotland: 124 test positive in Glasgow University outbreak

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow should students be self-isolating? “Stay in, stay apart, sleep alone, keep cleaning” A major outbreak of Covid-19 at Glasgow University has led to 124 students testing positive. The university said the actual number of infected students was “likely to be higher”, and added that 600 people were self-isolating. Details of the outbreak emerged after Scotland’s national clinical director, Prof Jason Leitch, urged students to stick to the rules. The clusters are centred on two halls of residence in the city. The


How Can We Bear This Much Loss?

In William Blake’s engravings for the Book of Job I found a powerful lesson about grief and attachment. Source link


Harry and Meghan criticised after video urging Americans to vote | US news

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have urged American voters to “reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity” in the US election, in a video which triggered accusations that it breached UK protocol demanding political neutrality from members of the royal family. Speaking in a Time 100 video message, Meghan called the presidential race the “most important election of our lifetime”, as the couple appealed to Americans to use their right to vote. Harry tells viewers: “This election I am not able to vote in the US. But many of


Grenfell: Police helicopters ‘did not make fire worse’, says watchdog

Image copyright PA Media Claims the use of police helicopters at the Grenfell Tower fire made the flames worse and encouraged residents to head to the roof in the hope of rescue have been rejected by the police watchdog. Its report says no helicopter came close enough to cause downdraft which might have fanned the flames. It also says there was no evidence that 999 call handlers suggested helicopters might be able to rescue residents. The fire at the 24-storey tower in west London killed 72 people in June 2017.


Tesla’s ‘Battery Day’ Disappoints Wall Street: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Elon Musk, the Tesla chief executive, said Tuesday that the company was developing cheaper, more powerful batteries for its electric cars, but many of the required innovations were still in progress,Credit…Susan Walsh/Associated Press Shares of Tesla were down 5 percent in early trading on Wednesday morning, after the company announced that it still had a lot of work to do to in its efforts to make cheaper, more powerful batteries for electric cars. The innovations could cut battery costs by more than 50 percent


Biden to campaign in North Carolina as Trump draws more ire over Covid response – live | US news

The report adds little new to a discussion first raised by president Donald Trump’s defense team in his impeachment trial before the Senate earlier this year, when the president was acquitted on charges of abusing his power by seeking to pressure Ukraine to investigate the Bidens. The report relies on vague assessments already revealed publicly — namely, from top State Department official George Kent, who said Hunter Biden’s role on the board of a Ukrainian energy company was “very awkward” for US officials. The GOP senators have been investigating allegations


Covid: ‘No case to extend Wales’ lockdowns yet’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bridgend is one of six counties under lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases There is “no case” for more areas to be locked down as new measures to control the rising Covid-19 rate need time to work, Wales’ first minister has said. Mark Drakeford said the six south Wales counties already in lockdown were the “trigger point” and efforts were being concentrated in those “hotspot” areas. New Wales-wide measures include early closing times and table service for pubs, cafes and restaurants. But lockdowns


Covid-19 News: Live Updates – The New York Times

Johnson & Johnson begins the final stage of clinical trials for its one-shot vaccine. Buoyed by positive results in its earlier studies, Johnson & Johnson has begun the final stage of clinical trials for its coronavirus vaccine. Although they started a couple of months behind the other so-called Phase 3 trials in the United States, Johnson & Johnson’s trials, which began on Monday, will be the largest, with plans to enroll 60,000 participants. And this experimental vaccine may have considerable advantages over some of its competitors, experts said. It does


Somerset v Essex: Bob Willis Trophy final – live! | Sport

4.56am EDT 04:56 A breathless Vic Marks has just sent me the latest update: “No covers on the pitch…empty seats everywhere including in the skeleton of the new Compton and Edrich stands..It’s grey but everyone is out there doing their routines..looks as if we’re using one of the Test pitches..optimistic of prompt start but some rain forecast later. Unlike last year there’s a good chance of a result…Expect England’s off-spinner to be one of the twelfth men ..will know shortly.. goodness just seen a shadow…” 4.52am EDT 04:52 Yesterday we