Ben Stokes ‘buzzing’ to be back with England after dark and difficult times- Tempemail

All-rounder Ben Stokes admits he was in a “dark place having difficult thoughts ” after his finger injury. The 30-year-old handed England a major boost as he was added to their Ashes squad after declaring his readiness to return to competitive cricket following an extended break. Stokes missed the summer’s Continue Reading

London’s pollution charge zone for older vehicle becomes 18 times larger- Tempemail

London’s pollution charge zone for older vehicles has been significantly expanded, affecting tens of thousands of motorists. Drivers of vehicles which do not comply with minimum emissions standards are being charged £12.50 to drive in the Ultra Low Emission Zone (Ulez), which became 18 times larger on Monday. The Ulez Continue Reading

Analysis: Beirut street battles may spell even darker times- Tempemail

The most powerful men in Lebanese politics have been in charge for decades, some since the early 1970s. They’ve survived civil war, assassinations, uprisings and other turmoil, hanging on to power for decades in a turbulent, unforgiving region. Now, they’re in a desperate fight to cling to positions and wealth Continue Reading

David Amess: MP ‘stabbed multiple times’ at constituency surgery- Tempemail

A Conservative MP has reportedly been stabbed multiple times in an incident at his constituency surgery. Sir David Amess, the MP for Southend West in Essex, was attacked on Friday, local media reported. It is believed Mr Amess has been receiving treatment at the scene for his injuries. Police were Continue Reading

Misinformation on Facebook got six times more clicks than factual news during the 2020 election, study says- Tempemail

A new study of user behaviour on Facebook around the 2020 election is likely to bolster long-standing arguments from critics that the company’s algorithms fuel the spread of misinformation over more trustworthy sources. The forthcoming peer-reviewed study by researchers at New York University and the Université Grenoble Alpes in France Continue Reading

Top 15 Vulnerabilities Attackers Exploited Millions of Times to Hack Linux Systems – Tempemail

Close to 14 million Linux-based systems are directly exposed to the Internet, making them a lucrative target for an array of real-world attacks that could result in the deployment of malicious web shells, coin miners, ransomware, and other trojans. That’s according to an in-depth look at the Linux threat landscape Continue Reading

‘At times like these, connection is more important than ever’: How to manage your screen time and social media use during lockdown | The Independent- Tempemail

The outbreak of the coronavirus and subsequent lockdowns has placed greater emphasis on the ways and extent to which we use our smart devices on a daily basis. Having been separated from the majority of our friends and family members due to social distancing measures, many of us are have Continue Reading

Dear Gavin Williamson, teenagers use mobile phones. Get with the times | Schools- Tempemail

I heard you on the radio the other day, explaining why you thought the proposed European Super League was a bad idea. I must say I was surprised, as I thought your hands were full with the matter of this summer’s GCSE and A-level assessments. How’s that going? If my Continue Reading

Uber ordered to pay $1.1m to blind passenger who was denied rides 14 times | Uber

Ride share giant Uber must pay a blind passenger $1.1m following a discrimination claim that its drivers unlawfully denied her rides on 14 occasions, an arbitrator decided Thursday. This arbitrator rebuffed the company’s position that it wasn’t liable for drivers’ behavior given their status as contractors, according to news website Continue Reading

Concerns grow for children’s health as screen times soar during Covid crisis | Coronavirus- Tempemail

The rise in children’s screen time during the pandemic has triggered calls for greater interactivity and outdoor exercise to bolster learning and guard against an epidemic of shortsightedness. Time spent online has increased dramatically in the past year. Millions of pupils have been forced to switch to remote learning, while Continue Reading