The best Android apps (July 2020)

Documents, web, and email OfficeSuite It’s one of the most downloaded apps on the Play Store, and that’s for a very good reason. OfficeSuite is a full-featured alternative for Microsoft Office, and includes tools to view, edit, and create Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents, as well as including support for various PDF operations. It’s an […]

The best iPhone apps (July 2020)

Blogging and word processing 1 Second Everyday: Video Diary Take a one-second clip of every day and add it to an ever-growing video of your life. It’s a super-simple idea, but an intriguing one, and while it may seem as if it’ll take ages to build up, it’ll be no time at all until you […]

Tax credit ‘rape rule’ puts Northern Irish women in legal peril, charities say

The two-child policy is one of a series of measures aimed at cutting billions from the UK’s social security bill, and is expected to save £1.3bn a year by 2020. Analysts predict that limiting child tax credits alone will put 250,000 more children into poverty by the end of the decade, two-thirds of them from […]

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Into the fog: How Britain lost track of the coronavirus

For some who had spent their lives fighting disease, the decision to scale back contact tracing in the community came as a shock. Among them was David Heymann, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, one of the world’s leading experts on infection control and a former chairman […]

Why I couldn’t imagine my life without business credit cards

Once travel resumes this year I expect to be taking many more road trips and staycations near to home, which means I’m putting a higher value on my Marriott points this year than I normally would. The Bonvoy Business earns 6x points per dollar at Marriott hotels, 4x points per dollar spent at U.S. restaurants […]

The best ways to sell or trade in your old iPhone for 2020

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SPECIAL REPORT-Local governments ‘overwhelmed’ in race to trace U.S. COVID contacts

Trump and many of his fellow Republicans in Congress have often downplayed the threat posed by COVID-19. In July, the White House tried to block new funding for testing and contact tracing – something the White House later disavowed amid opposition even from Trump’s own party. Since then, Senate Republican leaders have proposed a relief […]

Coronavirus Report: The Hill’s Steve Clemons interviews Mayor Quinton Lucas

Lucas: The federal government is not there for us. And I say that with respect to an outstanding set of senators I have, Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntHillicon Valley: Facebook takes down ‘boogaloo’ network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats Senate GOP starting to […]

Struggling credit card borrowers offered lower repayments and more time to pay off interest-free overdrafts

Offer reduced credit card or personal loan repayments or a complete deferral of repayments for an additional three months For customers who’ve yet to apply for a payment freeze, the deadline will be extended until 31 October, 2020 Offer lower interest rates on borrowing above interest-free buffers on overdrafts Customers who already have an arranged […]

Coronavirus Report: The Hill’s Steve Clemons interviews Ian Jefferies

Jefferies: So I will leave you three things I think, because I think to me they are some of the most important things to always keep in mind. First and foremost, freight rail in the U.S. is almost 100 percent privately owned, privately financed. Like I said, we invest about $25 billion of our own […]