Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
October was another strong month for house sales across the UK, with buyers tempted by the holiday on stamp duty. However, logistical delays in securing mortgages alongside Brexit fears and the end of the duty relief in March has resulted in experts at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors warning of a “subdued” market in the longer term.
Our politicians’ obsession with winning conforms to the belief that life’s a competition and the sooner you start focusing on that, the more likely you are to succeed. But this is a fallacy with increasingly damaging consequences.
Brexit trade discussions have had to be put on pause after a member of the EU negotiating team fell ill with a confirmed case of Covid-19.
We are living through difficult times with millions of people struggling with anxiety about the pandemic, job uncertainty, and isolation. And for young people in particular, times are tough.
Gaming has come a long way from the days of geeky guys in their parents’ basements, with the video games industry now worth over £120bn ($155bn) and titled enjoyed by more than two billion people each year.
The lottery may be the most popular form of gambling in the UK, with the weekly opportunity to win a life-changing sum of money difficult to resist, but similar prize funds are also won at online casinos where the odds may be better than the one in 140 million chance of claiming the Euromillions jackpot.