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Bunny Wailer, Reggae Luminary, Dies in Jamaica at Age 73

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica. He was 73. Wailer, a baritone singer whose birth name is Neville Livingston, formed The Wailers in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh when…

Politics

Thought: Why Covid has changed Oxfordshire frequently

Former city councillor David Williams reflects on some of the changes the pandemic has thrust upon us, and how they might last into the future. With over 120,000 deaths nationally and our local Oxford hospitals at breaking point it may seem premature to look at the long term impact the pandemic will have on Oxfordshire.…

Guardian’s fears as Covid ‘affected our kids in each manner imaginable’

An Oxfordshire parent believes the past year has affected her children “in every way possible”. And she isn't the only parent who is concerned about how the pandemic's impact on youngsters. The loneliness resulting from the lack of contact with friends, grandparents and family has had serious effects on their mental well-being, according to our…

How Oxfordshire’s indie agencies adapted to Covid

COUNTY businesses have struggled since the pandemic began which plunged shops, pubs, and salons into difficult financial situations. With only a short break between national lockdowns, independent businesses have been hanging on to loyal customers and forced to get creative. Pubs started selling takeaway Sunday roasts and refillable pints and one hairdresser in Didcot swapped…

Send us your World Book Day pictures

World Book Day 2021 is still being celebrated this year, even though pupils will not return to school until Monday. The annual celebration of stories sees primary school pupils dressed as their favourite characters, including Harry Potter, Matilda and Alice in Wonderland. It takes place on Thursday but due to coronavirus restrictions, the majority of pupils…

Man jailed after trying housebreaking in Long Hanborough

File picture - doorbell Wikimedia Commons Robert Nelson A MAN has been jailed after he was caught trying to break into houses on a doorbell camera. Callum Gomm, of Knights Road, Oxford, attempted to burgle two homes in Long Hanborough in the early hours of January 17. The 22-year-old was spotted at around 2am walking…

Oxford artist Sam Abate explores toxic masculinity and gender roles

Sam Hamper’s first-ever exhibition entitled The Denied Masculine plunges straight into the controversy over toxic masculinity, stereotypical gender roles and the range of emotions that men and boys can express. “I hear this a lot,” said Sam. “I don’t think it is controversial but talking about anything important is seen as controversial these days.” He…

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Science & Tech

Scientists measured the temperature of red supergiant stars

There are different types of stars with different sizes, masses, and compositions. The sun is also a star, but it is a relatively small specimen compared to the red giant Betelgeuse. Red supergiants are stars over nine times the mass of our sun. This implies that when they die, a violent event occurs: an enormous…

Scientists found residence typhoon that rains electron

Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall, leading to inland flooding, tornadoes, and rip currents. They are characterized by a low-pressure center (hurricane eye), strong winds and flow shears, and a spiral arrangement of towering clouds with heavy rains. Astronomers recently reported a long-lasting…

How a plant regulates its enhance?

Plants grow in two directions: towards the light and the center of the earth into the soil. The phenomenon of growing towards the light has gathered everyone’s interest.  The plant ensures that it can make the best use of light to photosynthesize and synthesize sugars. Similarly, the roots grow into the soil to ensure that…

Fresh system to create hydrogen and electrical energy rapid and successfully

Economical and efficient carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration technologies are essential for addressing the global challenge to reduce CO2 emissions. However, current CO2 conversion technologies cannot meet the financial and energy requirements due to the slow processes for CO2 sequestration. Now, scientists from UNIST have developed a novel system that can effectively produce hydrogen and…

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BharatPe offers 80x returns to investors as valuation tops $900 mn

The Delhi-based fintech company has already returned Rs 102 cr cash to its secondary investors as against the initial angel round of Rs 1.9 cr Topicsbharatpe | Investors | Startups Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru  Last Updated at February 23, 2021 18:17 IST BharatPe, which is set to become the next unicorn, has given exits to 18 of its angel…

U.Ok. Approves Trials That Will Infect Volunteers With Coronavirus

LONDON—U.K. medical-ethics authorities gave the go-ahead Wednesday to controversial trials that will deliberately infect young, healthy volunteers with coronavirus with the aim of better understanding the virus’s impact on the human body and speeding vaccine development. The trials, called human challenge trials, will be the first in the world targeting Covid-19 and will initially involve…

Naomi Osaka Tops Brady At Australian Start for 4th Slam

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