At last! This is what we voted for: DAVID GOODHART on Priti Patel’s post-Brexit immigration system

The post-Brexit shake-up to Britain’s immigration system, unveiled today by Priti Patel, should be welcomed on the grounds of politics, economics – and general fairness. I would go further. This new, points-based labour migration policy represents the re-establishment of a national social contract with the British workforce – a contract that was ripped up when … Read more At last! This is what we voted for: DAVID GOODHART on Priti Patel’s post-Brexit immigration system

One week of unhealthy eating could ‘damage a part of the brain which normally stops us eating MORE’

Eating a diet of junk food for just one week was enough to damage part of the brain that stops us eating more when we are already full, research suggests. Study participants who ate an abundance of fast food and high-fat milkshakes had increased cravings for more after seven days. They performed worse on cognitive … Read more One week of unhealthy eating could ‘damage a part of the brain which normally stops us eating MORE’

PAUL THOMAS on… Dominic Cummings’ vetting process

PAUL THOMAS on… Dominic Cummings’ vetting process By Paul Thomas For The Daily Mail Published: 00:37 GMT, 19 February 2020 | Updated: 00:38 GMT, 19 February 2020 PAUL THOMAS on… Dominic Cummings’ vetting process To order a print of this Paul Thomas cartoon or one by Pugh, visit or call 020 7566 0360. Share or comment … Read more PAUL THOMAS on… Dominic Cummings’ vetting process

Jack Whitehall, Paloma Faith and Stormzy weigh in on the sexism row at the BRITS

Jack Whitehall, Paloma Faith and Stormzy weigh in on the sexism row at the BRITS after only ONE female artist wins in the non-gendered categories Of 25 spots in the non-gendered categories only four nominations were filled by women, with only one female winner During Tuesday’s ceremony at London ‘s O2 arena various celebs took … Read more Jack Whitehall, Paloma Faith and Stormzy weigh in on the sexism row at the BRITS

Snake robots could cross rough terrain to help with search and rescue

A snake robot that can nimbly slither its way up large steps has been developed by scientists to help search and rescue missions.  US engineers studied how the real-life serpents moved and used their observations to make a snake robot that can climb large steps. It is thought that snake robots may some day help … Read more Snake robots could cross rough terrain to help with search and rescue

Donald Trump says 7 million people will greet him in India next week

India is hastily building a brick WALL to block Donald Trump’s view of the slums ahead of visit that could attract up to seven million people Donald Trump bragged 7 million people will be on hand to greet him when he arrives in India next week  The president said Prime Minister Narendra Modi told him … Read more Donald Trump says 7 million people will greet him in India next week

Woman recovering from cancer becomes first in the world to give birth after freezing immature eggs

A cancer survivor has become the world’s first woman to give birth to a baby after having her immature eggs harvested and frozen. The 34-year-old French woman was given the option just before she started chemotherapy for breast cancer five years ago.  Doctors took seven eggs from her ovaries before artificially maturing them in the … Read more Woman recovering from cancer becomes first in the world to give birth after freezing immature eggs

Britain’s first acid attack killer ‘launches jihadi attack on three prison guards’

Britain’s first acid attack killer ‘launches jihadi attack on three prison guards after becoming radicalised behind bars amid fears of an upsurge in jail extremism’ Xeneral Imiuru was locked up in 2018 after being convicted for an acid attack 20-year-old is currently being held at Winchester jail and launched at officers He faked suicide before … Read more Britain’s first acid attack killer ‘launches jihadi attack on three prison guards’

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, 51, is hospitalised following a skiing accident in Switzerland

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark has been hospitalised following a skiing accident in Switzerland last week. Frederik, 51, sustained a ‘minor injury’ to his left shoulder on the slopes at Verbier in southwestern Switzerland, an exclusive resort where he regularly holidays with wife Crown Princess Mary, 48, and their four children. A royal winter playground, … Read more Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, 51, is hospitalised following a skiing accident in Switzerland

ALAN RUSBRIDGER: The BBC’s flawed. But abolishing the licence fee will only make Britain divided

In October 1982 a Conservative politician called John Nott stormed out of a BBC interview with a journalist called Robin Day. Nott was at the time Defence Secretary, while Day was a then-celebrated BBC interrogator. The cause of the upset was the combative Day demanding of the unworldly Nott: ‘Why should the public… believe you, … Read more ALAN RUSBRIDGER: The BBC’s flawed. But abolishing the licence fee will only make Britain divided