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  • How to model a pandemic

    How to model a pandemic0

    Disease has afflicted humans ever since there have been human. Malaria and tuberculosis are thought to have ravaged Ancient Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. From 541 to 542 CE the global pandemic known as “the Plague of Justinian” is estimated to have killed 15–25% of the world’s 200-million population. Following the Spanish conquest of

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  • Former model must lose £2.2m inheritance from Swiss banker boyfriend, court rules

    Former model must lose £2.2m inheritance from Swiss banker boyfriend, court rules0

    A former model must lose the £2.2m inheritance from her Swiss banker boyfriend, the Court of Appeal has ruled, and instead give it back to his children. Hilary Harrison-Morgan inherited the sum after her partner Dr Rainer Kahrmann, with whom she had twin sons, died suddenly in 2014. She was his girlfriend in his later

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  • ‘We are a role model’: how James Shaw pushed New Zealand towards a zero-carbon future | World news0

    When James Shaw’s zero-carbon bill passed with bipartisan support in parliament on Thursday, New Zealand became one of the first countries in the world to enshrine its climate change targets in law. But for someone at the centre of a landmark piece of legislation, Shaw is a reluctant politician. Although the Green’s co-leader has been

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  • why the ‘one country, two systems’ model is on its last legs

    why the ‘one country, two systems’ model is on its last legs0

    Protest organisers in Hong Kong claim that nearly two million people, most clad in black and many carrying white flowers as a symbol of mourning, took to the streets on June 16 as demonstrations continued over proposed changes to extradition law. With a total population of just over seven million it was an extraordinary show

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  • Tesla’s Model 3 is now available in Ireland

    Tesla’s Model 3 is now available in Ireland0

    With EV’s becoming more popular in Ireland, the one car that people have been waiting for is now available to buy in Ireland. Yes, Tesla have announced that 2 years after their entry level Model 3 was launched it can now be ordered in Ireland via their online portal. Prices start at €48,900 for the

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  • Vandals trash Stamford model railway exhibition

    Vandals trash Stamford model railway exhibition0

    Image copyright Market Deeping Model Railway Club Image caption The vandals ransacked the hall, smashing years of work Thousands of pounds worth of model railway exhibits have been destroyed in an act of “total wanton destruction”. Market Deeping Model Railway Club lost years of work in the raid at Welland Academy in Stamford on Saturday.

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