Media Watch

'19Jan
13

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

IT’S BEEN AN emotional conversation. A lot of revelations. A lot of vulnerability and opening up.And then, as we close in on the hour mark and everything ebbs to a conclusion, it veers in a completely different...
'19Jan
13

Photos: The Forgotten Old People Of Venezuela

Enlarge this image A resident at the Mother Teresa of Calcutta senior home in Caracas. The people at the home were not reluctant to be photographed, says...
'19Jan
13

How inequality hampers economic growth

MILAN - About a decade ago, the Commission on Growth and Development (which I chaired) published a report that attempted to distill 20 years of research and experience in a wide range of countries into lessons for...
'19Jan
13

How inequality hampers economic growth

MILAN - About a decade ago, the Commission on Growth and Development (which I chaired) published a report that attempted to distill 20 years of research and experience in a wide range of countries into lessons for...
'19Jan
13

The vital isolation of indigenous groups

NEW DELHI - The remote coral-fringed North Sentinel Island made headlines late last year, after an American Christian missionary’s covert expedition to convert its residents — the world’s last known pre-Neolithic...
'19Jan
13

Don’t believe the hype: the media are unwittingly selling us an AI fantasy | John Naughton

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that is now widely used (and abused), loosely defined and mostly misunderstood. Much the same might be said of, say, quantum physics. But there is one important difference,...
'19Jan
13

Blue Whale: What is the truth behind an online 'suicide challenge'?

The "Blue Whale challenge" was reported to be an online "suicide game" aimed at teenagers which set 50 tasks over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be linked to numerous deaths around the world. But little...
'19Jan
13

Blue Whale: What is the truth behind an online 'suicide challenge'?

The "Blue Whale challenge" was reported to be an online "suicide game" aimed at teenagers which set 50 tasks over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be linked to numerous deaths around the world. But little...
'19Jan
12

Sharm el-Sheikh: UK should end flight ban - Egyptian ambassador

Direct flights from Britain to Sharm el-Sheikh should resume, the Egyptian ambassador to the UK has said.Tarek Adel told the BBC Egypt had finished working with British security teams to upgrade its airports and...
'19Jan
12

Wither Brexit? Hunt Says UK Could Remain in EU if MPs Vote Against May's Deal

In-Depth Coverage 15:09 11.01.2019(updated 19:47 11.01.2019) As the Brexit impasse continues to anger the British public, one of Theresa May's most senior cabinet officials has landed a bombshell claim that is...

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