NEWS DIGEST 28.08.2021: Fact check – news outlets used old visuals to report Kabul twin bomb blasts

Good morning everyone. This morning’s News Digest is based on Google News‘s Fact check section. Videos that were shared on Twitter purporting to be footage of the recent twin blasts at Kabul Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan were in fact … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 28.08.2021: Fact check – news outlets used old visuals to report Kabul twin bomb blasts

NEWS DIGEST 08.08.2021: NASA’s Perseverance fails first Martian sample collection, other science stories

Good morning. Today’s news is from NewsNow’s Science bulletin board. NASA says that its Perseverance rover failed its first attempt to drill rock samples on Mars, an unexpected and disappointing outcome. NASA indicates that it believes future attempts will be … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 08.08.2021: NASA’s Perseverance fails first Martian sample collection, other science stories

NEWS DIGEST 11.07.2021: Branson & Bezos’ space adventures, UK’s NS&I gets it a bit wrong

Good morning! Today’s news comes again from Google News Business. July is a frantic month for the two billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos racing to kick off space tourism, with Richard Branson’s SpaceShipTwo set to launch on Sunday with … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 11.07.2021: Branson & Bezos’ space adventures, UK’s NS&I gets it a bit wrong

NEWS DIGEST 17.04.2021: Indian double mutation COVID strain troubles the UK

Good morning readers. Today’s News Digest comes via Google News. A new ‘double mutation’ variant of coronavirus originating in India could spell trouble for the UK’s journey out of the third lockdown, after cases were confirmed in the latter, latest … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 17.04.2021: Indian double mutation COVID strain troubles the UK

NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK

Good morning everyone, our news today comes from Google News. As the dispute between the UK and European Union over coronavirus vaccines lurches from one debacle to another, the UK itself is bidding to accelerate production of its homegrown vaccines, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK