Grenfell Tower fire: Protection for spoken evidence guaranteed

Image copyright Getty Images Anything said by witnesses to the Grenfell Tower inquiry will not be used to prosecute them over the fire, the attorney general has said. The second phase of the inquiry has been on hold for several weeks, as many witnesses threatened to stay silent without a guarantee. The request came from lawyers for those involved in ...

Read More »

A 10 Step Action Plan for Instant Motivation

If you need immediate help, try these ten tips over the next ten days and then observe how your life changes. Write down the changes in a personal notebook. Continue with what works and discard what doesn’t. Here are my 10 tips for instant motivation: 1. Your self-motivation program starts the night before Try to get to bed early. If ...

Read More »

People leaving violence hit-areas in Delhi: Latest updates | News

The death toll in the worst religious violence to hit India’s capital in decades has risen to at least 25, according to a health official. The violence was triggered after Muslims protesting against a discriminatory citizenship law were attacked. More: Over 200 people have been injured during four days of violence in Muslim-populated areas of northeast Delhi, with police accused of ...

Read More »

Coronavirus, Democrats, Harvey Weinstein: Your Wednesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the spread of the coronavirus, last night’s Democratic debate and the fate of the students in the college admissions fraud. President Trump to address coronavirus threat The president said he would hold a news conference today at 6 p.m. Eastern with officials from the Centers for ...

Read More »

Villains can’t use iPhones in movies, says Apple

Nikkei Asian Review If you ever see iPhones in movies, chances are good the character using one isn’t the villain. That’s because, according to Knives Out and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, Apple strongly discourages the practice. In a new video interview with Vanity Fair, Johnson describes how Apple’s policy on the uses of its products in films is pretty ...

Read More »

Twitter opens its ‘Hide Replies’ feature to developers – TechCrunch

Last November, Twitter rolled out its Hide Replies feature to all users worldwide. The feature, largely designed to lessen the power of online trolls to disrupt conversations, lets users decide which replies to their tweets are placed behind an extra click. Today, Twitter is making Hide Replies available to its developer community, allowing for the creation of tools that help ...

Read More »