There is a title to make people sit up a bit straighter on a wintery Saturday afternoon. The stereotype of the uptight English who do not talk about such things is one, sadly, that has its roots in reality. 626 more words
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Bill Gates has warned that the world will need to react more quickly next time there is a deadly outbreak similar to Ebola.
Gates on Thursday praised the United States and other countries for providing aid to affected countries in west Africa but said “the speed of those resources becoming available wouldn’t have been adequate if this had been more infectious”. 449 more words
Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight, retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. 652 more words