Revealed: UK’s slowest – and fastest – broadband streets, with the top 10 lists

More from UK COVID-19: Boris Johnson warns of ‘immense logistical challenges’ in distributing vaccine COVID-19: Professor Jonathan Van-Tam urges public to take vaccine if they want to see normal life to return COVID-19: More generous grades, crib sheets and fewer topics: New rules for exams in England COVID-19: Students return home for Christmas from today […]

Thursday briefing: UK nabs first dibs on jabs

Headstart for 2021 exams – Pupils in England sitting GCSEs and A-levels next summer will be given advance notice of topics and allowed to take in exam aids including formula sheets, to help mitigate for learning disruption caused by the pandemic. Contingency papers in each subject will be available for pupils who have to miss […]

This online activism class will teach tech workers how to ‘remake their companies from below’

The first Logic School cohort will be 20 people, and courses will be entirely online with digital guest lectures, workshops, and mentorship meetings. Applications are open through December 22. The application asks questions about what you hope to gain from the experience, how the courses could support work you’re already doing to organize, and if […]

UK to withdraw from online porn block, censorship crusade

The UK government, as the creators of the Snooper’s Charter, may wish this was not the reality of the situation. However, there are more pressing matters to be handled politically, and it will likely be up to the next prime minister to choose whether to resurrect the porn block or not.

Johnson takes Risk on purchase of online gardening retailer Primrose

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Media giant Bertelsmann backs UK subscription start-up Zephr

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UK’s worst street for broadband is 5,000 times slower than the fastest – where does yours rank?

“With millions of us working from home and watching more streaming TV at the moment, a good broadband connection is more important than ever,” Doku continued.

FTSE 100 rallies by 1.2% or 79 points to 6,463 after regulators approve Pfizer vaccine for UK rollout but pound falls against dollar over No Deal Brexit fears

As before when shops reopened following the first lockdown, many have implemented measures to limit the number of people entering shops, as well as enforcing social distancing rules, setting up hand sanitiser stations and carrying out more frequent deep cleaning.

UK prioritises ties with Vietnam in renewable energy

Hanoi (VNA) – The British Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnam Electricity and the National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) held an online technical seminar on modeling using digital technology related to the development and management of renewable energy. The event was within the framework of an energy cooperation programme between the UK Foreign […]

Interpol warns of organised crime threat to COVID-19 vaccines, both physically and online

Diljit DosanjhPunjabi heartthrob Diljit Dosanjh is actively supporting the farmers on his social media handles by sharing messages for them and information about the protests. Recently, when Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made a snide remark that the farmers have a Khalistani link, Diljit hit back at him saying, “We are farmers, not terrorists.” […]