Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Campaigners are urging the BBC to drop links to a £3.5 billion theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over environmental fears. The mega-attraction is earmarked for Kent marshland which just last month was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The BBC’s Studios arm has joined ITV Studios and Paramount Pictures in agreeing to lend naming … Read more

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over fears for wildlife including rare jumping spider BBC, ITV and Paramount Pictures agreed to lend TV show naming rights to The London Resort theme park The £3.5billion project in Kent is set to be built on marshland designated as a Site … Read more

Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ holiday testing plans

Holidaymakers target countries with high vaccine levels like Israel, US and Malta as ministers look to ‘prioritise trips to nations where at least 50% of adults have had a jab’ while Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ testing plans Travel firms see bookings spike for trips to countries with high vaccination rate US, Malta … Read more

Family of solicitor, 59, who died from blood clot urge people to get AstraZeneca jab

The family of a lawyer who died from a blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine has joined the legion of politicians and health experts encouraging people to continue taking up the jab. Britain’s medical regulator yesterday announced the shots created by Oxford University would not be used for those under 30 following extremely rare … Read more

Scientists urge the public to try a new game to see the risks of ’emotion recognition technology’

Members of the public are being asked by scientists to pull faces at their webcam or phone screen to learn more about a controversial technology.  The site, called Emojify, was built to draw attention to ’emotion recognition’ systems and the downfalls of this powerful technology.  Powered by artificial intelligence, it is is designed to recognise … Read more

Ant and Dec interview Mo Farah over text as they urge viewers to have better quality conversations

Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly unveil the return of ITV’s Britain Get Talking campaign as they urge viewers to ‘just chat’ after attempting to interview Mo Farah by TEXTING him By Aisha Nozari For Mailonline Published: 21:21 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 21:21 BST, 3 April 2021 Ant and Dec unveiled the return of … Read more

Covid lockdown England: Police urge caution on Bank Holiday weekend as restrictions ease

Experts are warning coronavirus cases will spike next week and the country could be plunged into a fourth lockdown if people fail to heed advice over the Easter bank holiday weekend.  Police have stepped up patrols and are begging parents to control their children over the four-day break, in the wake of carnage seen across … Read more

Charities urge Boris Johnson to begin donating vaccines to poorer nations or risk ‘hoarding’ supply

Charities urge Boris Johnson to begin donating vaccines to poorer nations or risk ‘hoarding’ supplies while frontline workers are exposed to Covid Charities say UK is on track to have more than 100million surplus vaccine doses They say that’s enough to vaccinate world’s frontline health workers twice over Government has spent £548m on programme to deliver … Read more

Ministers urge British holidaymakers to enjoy the delights of Birmingham, Manchester and Portsmouth

A holiday in Paradise (Circus)! Ministers urge British holidaymakers to enjoy the delights of Birmingham, Manchester and Portsmouth as foreign tourists stay away The government’s official tourism agency, Visit Britain, is set to spend £5million  The ‘Escape The Everyday’ campaign to urge the UK public to get on city breaks  It comes after government introduced … Read more

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge red list is expanded to stop Covid variants

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge expansion of the red list to stop Covid variants arriving in UK from Europe’ – as Priti Patel says tough border measures could last ALL summer France is of particular concern because it has a large presence of mutant strains  But the majority of people crossing the Channel are … Read more