NEWS DIGEST 16.05.2021: Britons look forward to travelling again, but Indian variant looms large

Hi readers!. Happy Sunday, and welcome to the latest news digest incorporating stories and news from InYourArea. Google search data has identified the ten UK landmarks that Brits want to visit the most as lockdown and Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease. The research revealed that Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, Radcliffe Camera in Oxford and Buckingham Palace in London are the top three places people are most interested in visiting. Using Google search volumes to compare searches between March 2021 and April 2021, holiday company Parkdean Resorts identified the top fifty UK landmarks Brits are most looking forward to visiting, reports … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.05.2021: Britons look forward to travelling again, but Indian variant looms large

NEWS DIGEST 30.01.2021: Rare rainbows, rare birds, much excitement

Today’s news is brought to you via Facebook. Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper is wowing skywatchers with a article accompanied by beautiful images of the Moon surrounded by a ‘celestial rainbow’ – a ring of colours. The high-quality and detailed photographs … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 30.01.2021: Rare rainbows, rare birds, much excitement

NEWS DIGEST 24.10.2020: Free Mauritian meals for Southampton kids, other stories

Good morning!. Today’s News Digest is from Facebook. In light of politicians in the British parliament rejecting a motion for free school meals for all children this past week, Southampton based UK-Mauritian chef and business owner Shelina Permalloo has begun … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.10.2020: Free Mauritian meals for Southampton kids, other stories

NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

  Today’s news digest is brought to you by my personal Twitter account @VShah1984. Melbourne, Australia-based German geographer and demographer Simon Kuestenmacher @simongerman600 shared a GIF chart originally posted on the popular newsboard Reddit’s r/dataisbeautiful feed. The chart features two … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

WADA RUSSIA SPORTS BAN?: Int’l agency recommends sports ban over doping controversy

  Moscow, Russia VIJAY SHAH via Sputnik   The international organisation in charge of protecting the integrity of Olympic athletes against the use of performance-enhancing drugs, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has issues recommendations that the Russian Federation (Russia) from … Continue reading WADA RUSSIA SPORTS BAN?: Int’l agency recommends sports ban over doping controversy

NSA DOCUMENT THEFT: Former employee accused of ‘biggest theft of gov’t documents ever’ changes court plea

Baltimore, United States VIJAY SHAH via MIKE HELLGREN and CBS   A former contractor of the US’ National Security Agency (NSA) who stood accused of stealing documents from his workplace in what some have billed the biggest theft of American … Continue reading NSA DOCUMENT THEFT: Former employee accused of ‘biggest theft of gov’t documents ever’ changes court plea

WANNACRY ATTACK: NHS, major organisations left reeling by co-ordinated hack

  Winnipeg – VIJAY SHAH via Winnipeg Free Press and ReportCA.net Several of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service trusts, as well as numerous large companies across the globe are still recovering from a large-scale ‘unprecedented’ ransomware cyber attack which occurred this weekend, ReportCA.net wrote yesterday. The ‘cyberextortion’ attack, which involved hackers accessing computers via phishing emails, and locking systems and encrypting company data, also affected numerous firms engaged in the manufacturing, finance and transport sectors. Government agencies were also caught up in the debacle. Technicians at the NHS, which offers subsidised healthcare in the U.K., scrambled to limit the … Continue reading WANNACRY ATTACK: NHS, major organisations left reeling by co-ordinated hack