German chancellor and wife criticised after foxes scatter confidential papers

Berlin: Top secret German government documents were found strewn outside the Chancellor’s private apartment after his bin bags were torn apart by foxes. Olaf Scholz has been criticised for disposing of confidential information in the bin after neighbours in Potsdam, on the outskirts of Berlin, found several papers marked “confidential” scattered across the street outside… Read More »

Race tsar Tony Sewell WILL get honorary degree from Buckingham Uni

Race tsar Tony Sewell WILL get honorary degree from Buckingham University despite woke snub from Nottingham University following his institutional racism report in Britain  Buckingham University recognise his work helping children get on degrees  Nottingham University withdrew theirs due to pressure from woke campaigners  Dr Sewell already has honorary degrees from Essex and Exeter universities … Read More »

A high-status ‘gig economy’: How we have failed our researchers

By Ben Schneiders Neuroscientist Natalia Egorova Brumley with her 6-month-old Alexander. She was writing grant applications while he was a newborn just to keep her career on foot.Credit:Chris Hopkins Between them, Professor Vaughan Macefield and Dr Martin Stebbing have spent six decades conducting high-level scientific research and university teaching. But under Australia’s increasingly dysfunctional research… Read More »

What to Cook This Week

Ease into things with casual but fun Chicago-style hot dogs, then make plans for pantry pasta and kung pao chicken later on. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Sam Sifton Good morning. Not for me the long-simmered… Read More »

Counties With the Most Foreclosures So Far this Year

The worst inflation in 40 years has led to cascading effects, with consumer sentiment declining and gross domestic product decreasing in the first quarter of this year. While the Federal Reserve has been raising rates to tame inflation, this has led to higher mortgage rates. As a result, the U.S. housing market finally appears to… Read More »