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Defence Secretary announces MOD Science and Technology…

We are living in a time of unprecedented change. Science and technology (S&T) are developing and proliferating faster than ever before and have become a new domain of international competition. New adversaries have emerged,…

New strategy places focus on cutting edge science and…

The strategy was launched with Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Dame Angela McLean, against a backdrop of futuristic autonomous military kit: from UAVs that can fit in the palm of a hand to crewless all-terrain surveillance vehicles commanded…

Border Force seize 10 million black market cigarettes

Around 10 million black market cigarettes worth almost £3 million in unpaid duty have been seized by Border Force at Harwich. Scanners detected anomalies with a Polish-registered lorry which arrived in the Port of Harwich, Essex, on a ferry from…

Audrey Clement Turns Upzoning into New Election Battleground

As Election Day nears, Audrey Clement, the Independent candidate for Arlington County Board, took shots at her opponent, County Board Chair Libby Garvey, on the county’s Missing Middle Housing study. Facing a shortage of moderately-priced housing…

Trump’s campaigning stoops to new lows as Covid cases…

He's on a fresh collision course with Dr. Anthony Fauci, who's publicly questioning why Trump thinks mask wearing is weak after a wild weekend that saw the President, who's trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in the polls and still playing to…

What is a mega-precinct and how will one work on Election…

The term “mega-precinct” has been thrown around more this year than in past election seasons, given the emphasis many are putting on voter turnout and restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic.Around the country, mega-precincts are likely to have…

Can ordinary Covid patients get the Trump treatment?…

When Terry Mutter woke up with a headache and sore muscles on a recent Wednesday, the competitive weightlifter chalked it up to a hard workout.By that evening, though, he had a fever of 101 degrees and was clearly ill. “I felt like I had been hit by…

US coronavirus: 10 states reported their highest single-day…

Health experts say the predicted fall surge is here, and rising cases across the US appear to bear that out. The US is averaging more than 55,000 new cases a day, and 10 states reported their highest single-day case counts on Friday. At least 27…