World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Significance of suicide prevention during a global pandemic

The ongoing pandemic has created a world environment that is harsh and seriously detrimental for mental health, especially with the downturn of the economy, the isolation that has come with months of social distancing and the sheer stress of navigating through life while people across the globe are suffering through a dangerous virus. These circumstances […]

Dictionary.com’s new definitions help create a better world

Language doesn’t just help us communicate, it is an important part of how we understand the world. The definitions that are given to words affect how we perceive them and popular phases show social attitudes and shape our understanding of the world. As social norms change, language needs to as well and the lexicographers at […]

FIFA partners Qatar to deliver 2022 FIFA World Cup

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said: “Today we take a major step in the organisation of the biggest single-sport event in the world. Created in accordance with the FIFA President’s vision and together with our Qatari counterparts, the joint venture aims to reorganise the way we work at the operational front and avoid inefficiencies. I […]

North of England public urged to ‘do their bit’ to stop Covid surge

“A significant minority believe it is OK to have house parties, hold events with unregulated crowds, ignore the rules – well it isn’t,” they wrote. “Household transmission remains the biggest danger. By not following the guidance, advice and legislation you are at greater risk of spreading the virus to your own family, which as we […]

From stand-up comedy to challenging the system: the ambitious Chlöe Swarbrick

‘I’ve never had to pretend to be anything other than I am’ Swarbrick is part of a global wave of young, progressive lawmakers who have ascended to office in the past five years, alongside a rising tide of populism – among them politicians Swarbrick admires, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 30, the Democratic congresswoman from New York, […]

Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050, report warns

International cooperation and foreign climate-related aid will be essential in mitigating these effects and helping developing countries build better resilience, the report said. This type of international aid has already increased 34 fold from 2000 to 2018 as the full extent of the crisis became clear — but they still “fall well short of what […]

McLaren’s infrastructure its biggest “deficit” – Seidl

“And that’s something we’re together with Zak [Brown] I push a lot to get this in place because I still think we have more potential within the team compared to what we’re doing now, but there’s a limit. And at some point you need the same level playing field on the infrastructure side.”

The Covid-19 vaccine gamble: where bets have been placed and why

“There are a few vaccines that right now in the clinical trials seem to suggest ultra cold chain, requiring storage at temperatures anywhere between -60C to -80C,” said Gandhi. That is a headache, because those sorts of freezers are not available in most Covax countries.

Barrick and Randgold to create world’s biggest gold miner

“Its goal will be to deliver sector leading returns, and in order to achieve this, we will need to take a very critical view of our asset base and how we run our business, and be prepared to make tough decisions,” he added.

Tour de France 2020: How NTT is helping solve the biggest challenges ever

The company describes this as a virtual “global stadium” that will let fans all around the world get more in-depth information on their favourite riders, as well as exciting features such as stage win predictions and even a “Tour de France Fantasy” online game.