Teaching students the dangers of anti-Semitism in our society, says government adviser

Secondary school children should be taught about modern anti-Semitism as a mandatory requirement, a government adviser has said. Lord Mann, the government’s independent adviser on anti-Semitism, has called for secondary schools to be required to teach contemporary anti-Semitism in addition to pupils learning about the Holocaust. His comments come as he launches a new report … Read more

Match Preview – Australia vs South Africa, South Africa in Australia 2022/23, 1st Test

big picture The time for chatter is over. We have gone through the context and the controversies and now we can move on to cricket. At 10:20 a.m. Saturday in Queensland, all eyes will be on bat vs. ball, or if we’re being honest, maybe just the ball. In stark contrast to all the Bazballing … Read more

Tax avoidance during Covid cost £9billion after HMRC transferred staff to support schemes

HM Revenue & Customs lost £9billion after cutting staff battling tax avoidance during the Covid pandemic, the spending watchdog said on Thursday evening. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC has transferred thousands of tax compliance staff to Covid support schemes, reducing its ability to investigate people and businesses who are not paying the right … Read more

Journalists reporting on Elon Musk suspended from Twitter without explanation

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Without a clear explanation, Twitter began suspending the accounts of several journalists on Thursday night, including CNN reporters, the Washington Post, Mashable, and the New York Times. Bloomberg | Getty Images If the accounts had one thing in common, they were primarily journalists who covered technology and … Read more

Cruise ship passenger found dead after falling overboard

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The body of a 36-year-old woman was found in the ocean off Port Canaveral, Florida on Thursday morning after falling overboard from the cruise ship. Meraviglia. According to the Coast Guard’s Southeast District, the unnamed passenger was discovered 18 miles offshore. Orlando Sentinel | Getty Images MSC, … Read more

NHS worker says her husband’s cancer treatment should be exempt from nurses’ strike

An NHS worker whose husband will miss appointments for blood cancer due to a nurses walkout has said she believes her treatment should have been exempted from the strike. Roni Mounter, whose husband Neil has blood cancer, told BBC Radio 4’s Today he would not have his scheduled date in Birmingham on Thursday. “He started … Read more

TikTok exposes children to suicidal content within three minutes of joining the app

TikTok exposes children to suicidal content within three minutes of joining the social media platform, a survey has found. Research from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) found that TikTok was bombarding teens with content about self-harm, suicide and eating disorders through its “For You” feed. The group tested the platform’s algorithms by creating … Read more

Stop using equality laws to restrict free speech, universities warn

Universities must stop using equality laws as an excuse to restrict free speech, the head of the higher education watchdog has warned. Susan Lapworth, chief executive of the Office for Students, said ‘too often’ universities restrict free speech by ‘looking more fully’ into their equality duties ‘than the law allows’ . Universities have a legal … Read more

8 social media influencers charged by SEC in $100 million stock manipulation scheme

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The SEC has filed charges against eight influencers for their involvement in a $100 million securities fraud scheme. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the men used social media platforms such as Discord and Twitter to manipulate stocks. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The SEC listed … Read more

New Zealand to Pakistan – Ish Sodhi, Glenn Phillips, Blair Tickner in Test Squad

Legspinner Ish Sodhi, who last played a Test match four years ago, the uncapped Blair Tickner and Glenn Phillips, who has a Test cap, have been selected for New Zealand’s Pakistan tour which begins December 26. The two-game series will be Tim Southee’s first assignment as New Zealand’s full-time Test captain after Kane Williamson quit … Read more