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There is now the terrible possibility that Britain may match or even overtake Italy and Spain as the country in Europe that suffers most from the coronavirus pandemic Photograph: Peter Morrison/Getty Images.

There is now the terrible possibility that Britain may match or even overtake Italy and Spain as the country in Europe that suffers most from the coro(...)

Ken Bone gained puzzling renown after asking an ordinary question while wearing a remarkable red pullover. Photograph via Twitter

For decades the authors of dystopian fiction have invented ways for future tyrannies to spy on citizens. The secret police will stick electrodes in ou(...)

Minister of State for Immigration Caroline Nokes on Tuesday. Ms Nokes, who opposed Brexit in the 2016 referendum, has shown no interest in immigration as an issue since becoming an MP in 2010. Photograph:  Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British prime minister Theresa May has sought to refresh her government after Monday’s botched cabinet reshuffle by introducing more women and members(...)

Toby Young: ‘Some of the things I said before I got involved in education, when I was a journalistic provocateur, were either ill-judged or just plain wrong.’ Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Toby Young has announced he is standing down from the UK’s universities regulator saying his appointment has “become a distraction”. The journalist t(...)

The science cited in the Google engineer’s memo is flawed. But since it was published at the weekend, there has been a groundswell of support for it on social media. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Sexism has long been recognised as a problem in Silicon Valley. But a lengthy memo written by a Google software engineer, and leaked online, has laid (...)

A woman views tributes in memory of murdered Labour Party MP Jo Cox, at Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has accused David Cameron and the Remain campaign of a “despicable” attempt to create a link between the EU referendum and th(...)

Dara Hogan, manager of Fledglings Early Years, a social franchise in early education based in Tallaght, says: “Quality is about encouraging and supporting children to develop at their own pace, and taking the time to observe and support them.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

One of the key things Dara Hogan has learned over the last five years working with early years experts is not to judge a childcare facility by (...)