Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak insists Covid-recovery tax rises gorgeous

media captionRishi Sunak says it will take “the work of many years, decades and governments” to pay back Covid debtChancellor Rishi Sunak has rejected claims his plans to claw back the cost of coronavirus support will hit the poorest hardest.Mr Sunak extended furlough until September in Wednesday’s Budget and set out measures to protect business… . . .

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School of Science and Technology

The mission of the School of Science and Technology is to create a safe and healthy learning environment that nurtures, motivates, and enables our middle and high school youth to develop into mindful and responsible people who contribute to their community and to the diverse society in which we all live. Our program is characterized… . . .

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Budget 2021: Furlough plan to be extended till September

image copyrightGetty ImagesThe furlough scheme will be extended until the end of September by the chancellor in the Budget later.Rishi Sunak said the scheme – which pays 80% of employees’ wages for the hours they cannot work in the pandemic – would help millions through “the challenging months ahead”.Some 600,000 more self-employed people will also… . . .

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How rape allegations possess rocked Australian politics

By Frances MaoBBC News, Sydneyimage copyrightBRITTANY HIGGINSimage captionBrittany Higgins on the first day of her “dream job” working for a federal minister in Australia’s parliamentJust a fortnight ago, Australia was shocked by a former political adviser’s allegations that she had been raped in the nation’s Parliament House.Brittany Higgins said she’d been attacked by a male… . . .

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20 new technology trends we will see in the 2020s

The year 2010 doesn’t sound like it was that long ago, but technology moves fast. A decade ago Tinder, Uber and Instagram didn’t exist. No one wore wearables, nobody talked to their gadgets at home and the Tesla was just an idea.AdvertisementBack then, scientists were still looking for the Higgs Boson, Pluto was a mysterious… . . .

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Golden Globe Awards 2021: Digital ceremony gets underneath plan

Golden Globe Awards 2021: Digital ceremony gets underneath plan

image copyrightNBCimage captionNomadland’s Chloé Zhao was named best director while Sacha Baron Cohen took best comedy actorNomadland and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm were the big winners at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.The night’s top prize – best drama film – went to Nomadland, which stars Frances McDormand as a homeless woman travelling through the American West.Chloé Zhao… . . .

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