Pandemic ‘causing new wave’ of plastic pollution

Pandemic ‘causing new wave’ of plastic pollution

Coronavirus lockdowns around the globe have led to a dramatic 5% drop in greenhouse gas emissions, but not all measures to contain the pandemic have had a positive impact on the environment with UN reports showing a surge in global plastic pollution. Across the globe, streets, beaches and oceans have...

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Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

In an attempt to minimize the extent of the educational disruption caused by Covid-19, the government has announced funding for a new tutoring initiative. The National Tuition Programme is set to inject £350 million into the education kitty, and represents an effort by the government to support disadvantaged pupils, who...

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An Elephant in Rome Bernini, the Pope and the making of the Eternal City

An Elephant in Rome Bernini, the Pope and the making of the Eternal City

Loyd Grossman is a Renaissance man in a Baroque world. Entrepreneur, broadcaster, TV presenter, musician and author, his main interest is in the arts, and having written one book on the American painter Benjamin West, he has turned his attention to Rome, with his opening lines reading, ‘Rome is a...

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Le Mans 2020

Le Mans 2020

By Maitland Cook For the first time since 1968 the Le Mans 24 Hour Race was run in September, and for the first time ever (since 1923) there were no spectators! A very unusual experience, but in fact the race was eventful, interesting, and extremely competitive. The works Toyota’s in...

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