‘Tyranny Over History And Public Memory’: A Historian Explains The Impact Of Mob Destruction Of Statues

The destruction of national monuments and statues prompted President Donald Trump to announce his authorization of the federal government to arrest anyone who vandalizes or destroys any statue on federal property, a statement that came after protesters attempted to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square outside the White House Monday evening. […]

Runa Mackay obituary

Born in Hull to Anna (nee Train) and her husband, Duncan Mackay, an ophthalmologist, Runa went to secondary school in Edinburgh, going on to graduate in medicine from Edinburgh University in 1944. For the next decade she did postgraduate medical training, latterly as a professorial medical registrar at the Manchester children’s hospital, before moving to […]

The UK’s exam results farce only deepens the inequality between private and state pupils

There is a political complacency to all this, an assumption that parents and students will simply weather it. And so here we are: a fortnight ago in Scotland, students from richer areas saw their predicted grades, if they were A to C, reduced by seven percentage point; in the poorer areas, 15. This, apparently, was […]

French city tells shoppers: wear masks outside or pay fine

LILLE, France (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Jean Castex urged people not to let down their guard in the fight against COVID-19 on Monday, the day one of France’s biggest cities ordered people to wear masks outdoors in busy pedestrian streets.

Why History matters: Need for the reinstatement of its study in Nigerian schools

Self-awareness does not only begin with the consciousness of our being, or an emphatic acknowledgement of who we perceive ourselves to be. Indeed, self-awareness is a far-reaching and deep seated as well as an elemental consciousness of where we came from, what is our present condition and where ultimately we are headed. This social or […]

Witch hunts: A global problem in the 21st century

Thérèse Mema Mapenzi says that trying to help those on the receiving end of this ire is a difficult task, especially in the absence of legal protection: “In Congolese law, witchcraft is not recognized as a violation of the law because there is no evidence you can produce. Unfortunately, the people have therefore developed their […]

‘Monumental temple complex’ dating back to Iron Age discovered, researchers confirm

The research suggests that Navan Fort was of great importance religiously. Navan Fort, located in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, is “one of Ireland’s most famous and important archaeological sites, the legendary Emain Macha,” according to an Armagh travel website. LiveScience notes it was the capital of Ulster in pre-Christian Ireland, LiveScience reported.

The whys of death by suicide

Around the same time as Rajput’s passing, a young client, Ms. Lakshmi (de-identified), who was accessing mental health services, also died by suicide. As she lay in hospital, she hoped she would be saved. She said she had taken a “drastic” step that she now regretted, as she felt “frustrated” by frequent interpersonal conflicts with […]

John Leguizamo’s Journey to ‘Bloodline,’ His Favorite Show About ‘Crazy White People’

“I don’t want to pigeonhole him as a criminal,” Leguizamo says, describing Ozzy. “But a lot of people who go on the wrong side of the law are super intelligent but don’t have the moral backbone. They can’t survive watching other people get things they felt like they deserved. They want the American dream. They […]

The elevation Church’s quintessential response to a Pandemic

Making provision for food items is not an end in itself if the needy do not have access to the resources and with the current lockdown in most states across the land, the Church established a call centre and entered a partnership with GIG Logistics to foster  a seamless  and safe process. So far, the […]