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Pic of the Season – Autumn 2020

It's been a fantastic first year of Pic of the Season - so we're doing it all over again! From misty, frosty mornings to colourful autumnal landscapes, Weather Watchers have been sharing some wonderful photos this autumn. We've selected 10 of our...


Asian honeybees ‘defend hives from hornets with faeces’

Researchers have found that honeybees in Vietnam collect and smear animal faeces around their nests to prevent deadly raids by giant hornets. They say the finding is the first to document the use of "tools" by honeybees. The bees used chicken poo,...


Beauty professionals hope for prettier picture in 2021

Beauty salons have been greatly affected by this year's pandemic. With the first Covid-19 vaccines now being administered, we speak to speak to six industry professionals about how they have coped with 2020, and their hopes for the future. Elizabeth...


South Korea to buy coronavirus vaccines for 44 million people

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has signed deals with four companies as part of a program that will provide coronavirus vaccines for 44 million people, the government said on Tuesday. The government has arranged to buy 20 million doses each from...


Retailers big and small look to Biden administration for relief

Eight months into a grueling pandemic that sent thousands of stores into lockdown and others into bankruptcy, retailers both big and small are looking to President-elect Joe Biden's administration for relief. More than 97,000 businesses have...


A wave of evictions is on the horizon. What impact could they have on kids’ education?

There were new additions to classrooms when schools opened this fall. There were plastic shields and cloth facemasks, hand sanitizer and login instructions when learning went online. But something was missing — tens of thousands of...


The Truth Is Somewhere: A Conspiracy Theory Podcast

Apple has unveiled four new iPhone 12 models – but does that mean your own blower is working slower? iPhone owners always complain that battery life and performance drops after an Apple event, and 2020 is no different. Right now, iPhone owners...


Youssoufa Moukoko: Meet Borussia Dortmund’s 16-year-old ‘wunderkind’

Youssoufa Moukoko once told reporters: "It is my goal to become a professional player in Dortmund, capture the Champions League with Borussia, and win the Ballon d'Or." He was 13. From anyone else at that age, such talk might have seemed naive,...


Blue Butterfly Operation in Antalya: imprisonment for 19 people

In Antalya, members of a drug gang consisting of 24 people, 2 of whom are women, who named themselves 'Blue Butterflies', led by Muharrem M, known as 'Ferman', a reporter for a national newspaper, were caught. Of the 24 suspects arrested within the...


iPad Delightfully capable. Surprisingly affordable.

The new iPad combines tremendous capability with unmatched ease of use and versatility. With the powerful A12 Bionic chip, support for Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard, and the amazing new things you can do with iPadOS 14, now there’s even...