Friday briefing: Why recycling plastic may not be as good for the planet as we thought
In today’s newsletter: a new report finds that recycling plastic is not an adequate solution to the pollution crisis. What should we do instead?
26, May, 2023 @5:42 AM
Friday briefing: Are appetite-suppressing drugs really a fast track to weight loss?
In today’s newsletter: Semaglutide has won endorsements from celebrities and expert drugs advisers and has gone viral on TikTok. But don’t expect a quick fix
19, May, 2023 @5:51 AM
Why is Imran Khan at the centre of a political crisis in Pakistan?
Arrest of former PM and subsequent release amid violent protests marks start of possibly violent showdown
Nimo Omer and Hannah Ellis-Petersen
15, May, 2023 @2:08 PM
Thursday briefing: How Khan’s controversial arrest threatens stability in Pakistan – and what’s next
In today’s newsletter: Protests could mark the start of a violent showdown that threatens the country’s fragile political system
11, May, 2023 @5:47 AM
Monday briefing: How the Hollywood writers’ strike will change the future of TV
In today’s newsletter: In echoes of the strike of 2007-8, TV and film writers have downed pens over poor pay and insecure jobs – and the looming spectre of AI-written scripts
08, May, 2023 @6:01 AM
Thursday briefing: Could a new plan to tackle the causes of crime help protect vulnerable youth?
In today’s newsletter: With social services gutted under austerity and abuses of police power exposed, advocacy groups are calling for community-led ways to support young people
27, Apr, 2023 @5:39 AM
Morning briefing: Why teachers and campaigners want Ofsted to change its ways
In today’s newsletter: After the death of a headteacher and years of dissatisfaction with inspections, the schools watchdog is under pressure to changes its methods
24, Apr, 2023 @5:42 AM
Friday briefing: Food prices continue to surge – how will the UK and the rest of the world respond?
In today’s newsletter: The cost of eating continues to surge, and everywhere from Nigeria to China is in search of an answer
21, Apr, 2023 @5:40 AM
Wednesday briefing: What Ofgem’s prepayment meter restrictions really mean
In today’s newsletter: The ban on energy firms forcibly installing meters in some homes has been called ‘woefully insufficient’ – here’s what it all means in practice
19, Apr, 2023 @5:49 AM
Tuesday briefing: Sudan has been thrown into bitter violence, thanks to two generals turned rivals
In today’s newsletter: Just four years after the country celebrated a military coup, the two leaders who assumed power have fallen out – and brought unrest to Khartoum and beyond
18, Apr, 2023 @5:39 AM
Monday briefing: Fox News, Tucker Carlson and the $1.6bn trial over ‘rigged election’ misinformation
In today’s newsletter: The American media giant face technology firm Dominion in court over claims their machines aided in rigging the 2020 election – here’s what you need to know about the trial
17, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM
Friday briefing: Britain’s rivers and oceans are filling with sewage – with no sign of stopping
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07, Apr, 2023 @5:49 AM
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