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David Hockney’s painted ‘Vogue’ cover is a soothing moment in your day

06.30.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Why have one Vogue cover when you can have 14 different ones?  That's the plan for the August issue of British Vogue, a special edition exploring the theme of "reset" — especially fitting for a world still experiencing lockdowns and shelte... ...

Decriminalising abortion is a long road. Campaigners Vicky Spratt and Diane Munday would know.

06.18.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

This article has been published to coincide with an episode of Mashable's new podcast, History Becomes Her. Listen here. Vicky Spratt and Diane Munday are campaigning to decriminalise abortion in England, Scotland, and Wales. Diane Munday campai... ...

UK’s Boris Johnson ‘improving,’ has COVID-19, remains in intensive care

Boris Johnson’s condition is improving after two nights on oxygen support in intensive care, and the British Prime Minister can now sit up in bed and talk with hospital staff, said the UK's finance minister Rishi Sunak Wednesday.

The 55-year-old British leader has not been put on a mechanical ventilator.

From Reuters:

“The latest from ...

Boris Johnson stays in Intensive Care for night 2, UK PM hospitalized for coronavirus

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, will be staying in a London hospital's intensive care unit for the second night in a row, officials tell various news reporters late Tuesday U.S. time.

Johnson is receiving oxygen support but is in 'stable' medical condition, in good spirits, and is not on a ventilator, Foreign ...

Boris Johnson Coronavirus UPDATE: UK PM ‘remains in intensive care for close monitoring’

No change in hospitalized UK PM Boris Johnson's condition, say government officials.

An update on the coronavirus patient Boris Johnson from No. 10:

“The Prime Minister’s condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring. He is in good spirits.”

No further update from Downing Street expected today.

No10 update: No ...

In the wake of COVID-19, UK puts up £20M in grants to develop resilience tech for critical industries

Most of the world — despite the canaries in the coal mine — was unprepared to cope with the coronavirus outbreak that’s now besieging us. Now, work is starting to get underway both to help manage what is going on now and better prepare us in the future. In the latest development, the UK government today ...

In coronavirus shutdown, Britain will pay self-employed people 80% of average monthly profit

Wouldn't it be amazing if the United States did this?

Britain’s finance minister Rishi Sunak said Thursday all self-employed citizens will receive a taxable grant of 80% of their average monthly profits as part of the government’s coronavirus response plan.

From Reuters:

“The government will pay self-employed people who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus ...

UK calls in army in COVID-19 fight, NHS staff feel like ‘cannon fodder’ over lack of coronavirus protection

Some NHS medical staff in the UK feel like 'cannon fodder' over the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) against coronavirus, and on Monday the government said the military would help ship millions of items including masks to healthcare workers who have complained of shortages.

Frontline staff in UK hospitals treating COVID-19 patients have been ...