Black Lives Matter meets Animal Crossing: how protesters take their activism into video games

Redditors were also quick to lambast Blizzard for banning a player from World of Warcraft for disrupting an in-game BLM protest earlier this summer, recalling how last year, the company sanctioned a professional player of Hearthstone, one of its other games, for speaking out about Hong Kong – a move that provoked international outrage. Blizzard […]

UK weather today LIVE – Britain to be hotter than Barbados as 39C is set to bring record-breaking heatwave

“I particularly want residents and visitors to take extra care around the coast.“It’s great that tourists can return to Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and the vast majority are well behaved and welcomed by communities that rely on them for their livelihoods.

Auckland live entertainment bounces back with Mary Poppins, Benee gig coming up

“As we carefully come out the other side of lockdown and begin to resume a degree of normality, musical theatre is now able to lift spirits, find meaning, escape reality, and allow people to express themselves,” he said.

Charlie Gard’s mum says he won’t live to see his 1st birthday as parents END court battle to save son and blame Great Ormond St for not letting him fly to US for treatment

“I made it clear that I would always listen carefully to any new and material evidence. The world of social media doubtless has very many benefits but one of its pitfalls, I suggest, is that when cases such as this go viral, the watching world feels entitled to express opinions, whether or not they are […]

Some Black Lives Matter activists in Salt Lake City face charges with potential life sentences over damage

Some Black Lives Matter protesters in Utah could face up to life in prison if they’re convicted of splashing red paint and smashing windows during a protest, a potential punishment that stands out among demonstrators arrested around the country and one that critics say doesn’t fit the alleged crime. “This is so far beyond just […]

This one thing is holding you back from becoming a leader

“When we face a challenge, our brain increases the level of adrenaline and noradrenaline in order to sharpen our motivation and focus. But if the challenge starts to seem beyond our control, those same neurochemicals rise to ‘fight or flight’ levels, making us feel stressed and panicky. So, there’s a fine line between being ready […]

How to lead a team when the path forward is increasingly unclear

But we can’t do this alone. We need our coaches and mentors. They help us identify, refine and honor those core values that characterize and drive our work. “It takes somebody that can tell you the truth to get you back on track,” notes Vujicic. “Rather than just surrounding ourselves with ‘yes’ people, we have […]

Better late than never: Health Secretary Matt Hancock emerges from self-isolation to promise 100,000 coronavirus tests a DAY in huge U-turn and says everyone will be able to access vital checks and ‘get back to life’

Cancer Research UK is working in conjunction with the London institute. Its executive director or research, Iain Foulkes, said: ‘As well as the Crick, many Cancer Research UK laboratories throughout the country are providing vital testing kit and skills. And we are proud of our scientists, some of the best in the world, who are […]

The emotionally intelligent way to cope with pandemic stress

“The people who experience moderate to high levels of post-traumatic stress following a crisis are also the ones who grow the most psychologically as a result of the trauma,” Aaker says. “This finding is surprising because we so often hear about post-traumatic stress leading to PTSD. But that’s only part of the story. Those who […]

Recollections of a Gifted Woman

From Leamington to Stratford-on-Avon the distance is eight or nine miles, over a road that seemed to me most beautiful. Not that I can recall any memorable peculiarities; for the country, most of the way, is a succession of the gentlest swells and subsidences, affording wide and far glimpses of champaign-scenery here and there, and […]