Boris Johnson ‘remains in charge’ after coronavirus hospital admission, UK government says

Jenrick added: “This wasn’t an emergency admission, it was a planned admission, in order to have some routine tests. Those tests are underway and he’ll stay in hospital as long as he needs to do that. But I’ve heard that he’s doing well, and I very much look forward to him being back in Number […]

Despite Brexit, UK Quietly Using EU Funding to Repatriate Brits Abroad

Since the start of the crisis, the EU mechanism has funded 60 flights in total – Brussels is currently reviewing 200 further requests from governments for help with repatriation, including six states that aren’t part of the bloc, including, Iceland, Serbia and Turkey.

Channel 4 Chiefs Set For 20% Pay Cut As UK Broadcaster Eyes $92M Emergency Credit Facility

It follows ITV slashing executive pay last week and Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch donating nine months of his 2020 salary to coronavirus relief charities — although Channel 4 is said to have agreed salary cuts prior to these announcements being made by its peers last week.

State hackers ‘probably compromised’ energy sector, says leaked GCHQ memo

All the reports appear to be linked, suggesting a widespread campaign to probe energy suppliers for weaknesses, and to steal credentials which may prove useful in future attacks. It is a matter of debate whether such a campaign can itself be called an attack, since no damage has apparently been done, but it will focus […]

Amazfit Bip review: One peculiar week with a $99 smartwatch

All trackable exercises live in the activity page, and we’ll dive deeper into those skills in the fitness section. The remaining programs are all straightforward: weather shows you the current weather conditions and the next four days’ worth of forecasts when the Bip is connected to your smartphone (no data will appear if the device […]

Ed Miliband returns to Labour frontbench in Keir Starmer reshuffle

As well as the return of the former leader, David Lammy, the MP for Tottenham who has campaigned for justice for the Windrush victims, has been promoted to shadow justice secretary. Lord Falconer, the former solicitor general who was closely associated with Tony Blair’s government, will return to the shadow cabinet as shadow attorney general.

COVID-19 | Two schools shut in Noida, families quarantined; visa suspension extended to 4 countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a review had been undertaken to asses the level of preparedness for the virus. “Had an extensive review regarding preparedness on the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. Different ministries and states are working together, from screening people arriving in India to providing prompt medical attention,” the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

No. 16 UMBC over No. 1 Virginia will change March Madness forever

And now the box has been opened. The present we’ve waited for since the field expanded in 1985 has been given to us. We only get this once, so embrace and bask in it now. It might take a year or 20 before we see it happen again, but we only see it for the […]

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook review: beautiful to a fault

I doubt that my primary criticisms of this device will come as a surprise to Samsung and Google. I’m sure the companies are aware that they aren’t shipping a device with impressive cooling or a hefty battery. In releasing the product in this state, they’ve decided those are acceptable sacrifices to ask of Chrome OS […]

March Madness immortalized: The 101 greatest NCAA Tournament games in modern college basketball history

On an epic weekend for the Elite Eight, this game is remembered above all others. Another joyfully loaded Arizona team (Channing Frye, Salim Stoudamire, Hassan Adams, Mustafa Shakur) gives up a 15-point lead with a quickness. Arizona leads 75-60 with 3:55 to go, then it chops from 77-68 — Arizona ball, with 1:30 remaining — […]