New build homes may be fitted with electric charge points

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car charge point, the government has outlined today (15 July 2019) in a public consultation on changing building regulations in […]

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What Love Island can tell us about the history of love

ITV Pictures David Geiringer, Queen Mary University of London Last summer, the apparently scandalous statistic that more young people applied for the reality TV series Love Island than applied for […]

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Make 19th July ‘check your vehicle day’

As schools break up and holidays begin across the country, Highways England is calling on motorists to check their vehicles to help keep traffic flowing. The company has teamed up […]

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Wimbledon: Johanna Konta interview and the problems with viewing sports stars as public figures

Still from video of Johanna Konta press conference, July 2019. Kieran File, University of Warwick After her loss to Barbora Strycova in the Wimbledon quarter finals, British tennis player […]

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Zero-hour contracts take a huge mental and physical toll – poor eating habits, lack of sleep and relationship problems

shutterstock Ernestine Gheyoh Ndzi, University of Hertfordshire and Janet Barlow, University of Hertfordshire The number of workers on zero-hours contracts continues to rise in the UK. The Office for National […]

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You can rewild your garden into a miniature rainforest

Liz Miller/Shutterstock Jack Marley, The Conversation Many scientists believe that halting global warming at 1.5°C will require us to invent Negative Emission Technologies – machines that can suck climate warming […]

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