HOROSCOPES: Act on impulse this week, Pisces

HOROSCOPES: Act on impulse this week, Pisces By Sally Brompton for The Mail on Sunday Published: 00:02 GMT, 23 February 2020 | Updated: 00:02 GMT, 23 February 2020 Pisces 20 FEB-20 MAR Try acting on impulse this week and follow your heart rather than your head. A new moon in your sign means a new beginning … Read more

Teenagers may have to sit exams in school holidays if coronavirus forces two-month shutdown

Teenagers could be forced to sit exams during the summer holidays if coronavirus temporarily shuts schools, education sources warned last night. But their grades could be inflated to compensate for missed lesson time, according to one teacher trying to answer parents’ creeping concerns over the fate of their children’s learning.     As the health crisis escalates, … Read more

Ipswich named the UK’s top ’emerging destination’ in the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

1. KOCHI, INDIA A blending of small, ancient villages along India’s southwestern coast created modern-day Kochi. It’s where sunset strolls, dining on fresh fish from seaside vendors and boat rides through the islands offshore are all part of the charm. Kochi is a blending of small, ancient villages along India’s southwestern coast While visitors to … Read more

New cars being launched to the market are still vulnerable to keyless thefts

New models hitting car showrooms this year still have keyless technology that can be infiltrated and stolen by criminals using relay attacks, motor experts have found. Assessments of 13 new cars found that some models are still being launched with ‘inherent security vulnerabilities’, according to Thatcham Research. ‘Poor’ ratings were awarded to the Mazda CX-30, … Read more

O2 to remove all carbon emissions by 2025  

Network operator O2 has made an ambitious vow to reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by the year 2025. The company would become the first network operator in the country to achieve zero carbon emissions if the target is realised. The transition to zero carbon emissions will be fuelled by renewable energy sources, meaning … Read more

The veils went on – and the gloves came off

HISTORY  BLACK WAVE  by Kim Ghattas (Wildfire £20, 400 pp)  For most people, the story of the Middle East in recent years has felt like a bloody, brutal sequence of murder and carnage. But the rubble-strewn bloodletting of today was not always the norm. Now Kim Ghattas, who was born and bred in Beirut and … Read more