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Coronavirus: Fake news crackdown by UK government

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Image copyrightGetty Images The government is cracking down on misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. A rapid response unit within the Cabinet Office is working with social media firms to remove fake news and harmful content. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said action was needed “to stem the spread of falsehoods and …

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The Marvel Spiderman artist teaching children in Ireland to draw

Irish artist Will Sliney is keeping thousands of kids entertained with daily drawing challenges. He set up a #wewilldraw challenge in early March to help families while schools were closed. Best known for his Spiderman drawings for Marvel, his initiative has really taken off. Produced and edited by Larissa Kennelly …

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Sudoku 4,763 easy

Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Continue reading… Source link

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Coronavirus: Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid

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Image copyrightJames Tye/UCL Image caption CPAP devices are less invasive than a ventilatorA breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week. University College London engineers worked with clinicians at UCLH and Mercedes Formula One to build the device, which …

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Coronavirus forecast to cut UK economic output by 15% | Business

The coronavirus pandemic could cause UK economic output to plunge by an unprecedented 15% in the second quarter of the year and unemploymentto more than double, according to dire forecasts. The deepest recession since the financial crisis is now all but unavoidable, according to analysts at the Centre for Economics …

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