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bad news from the battlefield for Putin, renewed nuclear threats from Russia

Author : Jonathan Este, Associate Editor, International Affairs Editor Vladimir Putin had barely finished his speech last Friday welcoming four new regions into Mother Russia, when his...

how to protect yourself from meme stock mania

Author : Larisa Yarovaya, Deputy Head of the Centre for Digital Finance, Associate Professor in Finance, University of Southampton Recent rallies in stocks popularised on social media...

the fairest way to tax carbon is to make air travel more expensive

Author : Milena Buchs, Professor of Sustainable Welfare, University of Leeds Despite the fact that poorer people generally have lower emissions, taxes on the carbon dioxide (CO₂)...

Why so many medieval manuscripts feature doodles – and what they reveal

Author : Madeleine S. Killacky, PhD Candidate, Medieval Literature, Bangor University To “doodle” means to draw or scrawl aimlessly, and the history of the word goes back...

Climate tipping points could lock in unstoppable changes to the planet – how close...

Author : David Armstrong McKay, Researcher in Earth System Resilience, Stockholm University Continued greenhouse gas emissions risk triggering climate tipping points. These are self-sustaining shifts in the...

this is what happens when governments pursue growth at all costs

Author : Jim Tomlinson, Professor of Economic and Social History, University of Glasgow When Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled his mini-budget on September 23, he was making it...

Austerity led to twice as many excess UK deaths as previously thought — here’s...

Author : Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford Cuts to public services and living standards across Britain from 2010 contributed to 335,000 excess...

COVID cases are rising in England – here’s how things might play out as...

Author : Paul Hunter, Professor of Medicine, University of East Anglia COVID infections in England had been falling since July. But the proportion of people testing positive...

how the Biden administration is responding to Putin’s threats to go nuclear

Author : Christoph Bluth, Professor of International Relations and Security, University of Bradford Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the spectre of nuclear weapons has hung over...

what it is and how it can help lead to more positive body image

Author : Viren Swami, Professor of Social Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University Constantly “loving your body” – no matter what – can feel impossible at the best of...