"Lots of Scottish newspapers (most notably everything in the Herald And Times Group) had already ducked out of providing ABC figures at all, but this will be a godsend for the rest to save their growing embarrassment."
China 'deeply concerned' about Israel's plan to annex West Bank – “China fully supports Palestinians in building an independent and sovereign state on the basis of the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as their capital.”
Spotify is buying up all the popular podcasts and removing them from the commons in order to drive you to their platform.
Podcasts have somehow stayed open access, built on standards, and just (mostly) work. Moving them to a proprietary platform just so a few people (ie: not you) can make money is bad for everyone who isn't making money. (ie: you.)
Menthol cigarettes banned from today
stumbled on this film, thank you Mastodon https://vidcommons.org/videos/watch/9952af68-0b30-4ea0-81ac-a26444541331
"Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has warned doctors to be on the lookout for a severe inflammatory syndrome affecting children, which is possibly linked to Covid-19." ***NOTE "A link with Covid-19 has not been established, but appears plausible, according to the ECDC. **** https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0516/1138761-coronavirus-children-warning/
Defend Mark Hirst: https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2020/05/defend-mark-hirst/ - via:@CraigMurrayOrg
"Scottish authorities have brought charges against Mark Hirst arising from the Alex Salmond trial. Mark wholeheartedly rejects those charges and plans to mount a legal defence against them. Others, including the former diplomat Craig Murray are also facing associated, although separate action." https://civillibertyscotland.com/
BBC accused of ‘fake news’ as correspondent says no one will police travel in Wales. https://nation.cymru/news/bbc-accused-of-fake-news-as-correspondent-says-no-one-will-police-travel-in-wales/