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Wednesday
15th July 2020

Around the world

Could US or UK ban TikTok?

With the short-video app already banned in India, Sophia Smith Galer looks at whether the UK or the US could be next.

David LaChapelle's London shopfront exhibition opens

The photographer's work returns to London on a massive scale.

In the UK

David LaChapelle's London shopfront exhibition opens

The photographer's work returns to London on a massive scale.

The Queen’s video call with members of the British armed forces

The Queen speaks to members of the British armed forces about the work that continues at home and overseas.

Politics

PMQs: Davey asks Johnson to back post-coronavirus inquiry

Boris Johnson tells MPs there will be "an independent inquiry into what happened", but that now is not the time.

SNP: Westminster preparing 'power grab' on Scotland

The SNP's Ian Blackford says a new oversight body for Scotland "will not be accepted".

Education

Home-schooling during coronavirus: a child's verdict

What do Britain's children think of home-schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Teachers express concern about US schools reopening

President Trump's press secretary said it was safe to reopen and that "the child will always come first".

Health

Ashworth: ‘Ministerial muddle' on coronavirus face masks

The shadow health secretary says “it did not have to be this way” over government advice on wearing face masks in England.

Hancock: Labour ‘political football’ on face masks

The health secretary says he will take opposition criticism over face masks “with a pinch of salt”.

Business

How video is challenging the traditional CV

Personal videos are increasingly being used in the job application process.

'Lockdown brought out the workaholic in me'

A personal trainer, an advertising agency worker and a musician share their experiences of burnout.

Science

Saving one of the world's rarest antelope

There are fewer than 500 hirola living in the wild, down from thousands just 40 years ago.

Meet the socially distant robot scientist

While the research labs have been locked down, one robotic scientist has continued experimenting 24/7.

Technology

Could US or UK ban TikTok?

With the short-video app already banned in India, Sophia Smith Galer looks at whether the UK or the US could be next.

How to upgrade your bike into an electric bicycle

If you already own a bicycle but want the benefits of an e-bike, a new kit may provide the solution.

Entertainment


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