THE Taliban were able to overrun Afghan capital Kabul in a matter of months partly because of their £1.2billion annual income.
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Bonfire of the flunkies
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NO TEARS FOR FEARS
Three years on from Oz "farewell ' Andy now has...
Chris: I used six-month wait for debut to swot up on team-mates but learned about boss from watching him on Sky
NHS 24 call centre 'will help more'
A NEW NHS 24 call centre that has opened in Dundee will enable the health service to help more people, the Health Secretary said yesterday.
Neville a red again as he joins Labour
FORMER Man Utd star Gary Neville has joined the Labour Party and is reportedly not ruling out a venture into politics.
CYBER ATTACK ON UKRAINE WARNS: EXPECT THE WORST
UKRAINE government websites were hit by a shocking cyber attack yesterday, with officials warning: “Be afraid and expect the worst.”
Brendan & partner Vanessa on grin ice
RINKING FEELING Brendan & Vanessa
£3m to take edge off winter fuel pain
A FUND has been set up to help people facing soaring energy bills this winter.
Nurses hit out at BoJo and mates over bash
SCOTS nurses have attacked Boris Johnson over his attendance at the infamous bring your own bottle party while they were battling Covid on the frontline.
JAVID RAISES ISOLATION TIME PRESSURE
THE isolation period for people testing positive with Covid has been cut in England to five days, putting pressure on Scotland to follow.
Eyes on Irises
There's more to this floral family than can be seen in the backyard.
CHINA URGES US TO PROTECT ITS SPACE STATION FROM SATELLITES
China is calling on the United States to protect a Chinese space station and its three-member crew after Beijing complained that satellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX nearly struck the station.
IS A CURE FOR BLINDNESS REALLY A MIRACLE?
MOST PEOPLE WHO SEE FEEL LOST AND HELPLESS WHEN EVERYTHING IS DARK.
EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE
JEREMY GILLEY is a British director and actor who founded the non-profit organization Peace One Day in 1999. Jeremy’s creativity was sparked early in life, and he has spent over twenty years passionately committed to peace, sustainability, equality, justice, diversity, inclusion, climate action, and the mobilization of youth. He is the producer and director of four annual global digital experiences – Anti-Racism Live, Climate Action Live, Peace Day Live, and Space Transformers Live, an experience for young changemakers. With his signature enthusiasm and humor, in part 2 of this interview, he shares his vision for enabling young people with JUDITH NELSON of the Heartfulness Institute.
THESE CREATIVE CRITTERS OFFER HELP TO HUMANS IN A VARIETY OF WAYS.
PLENTY OF PITFALLS AWAIT ZUCKERBERG'S ‘METAVERSE' PLAN
When Mark Zuckerberg announced ambitious plans to build the “metaverse” — a virtual reality construct intended to supplant the internet, merge virtual life with real-life and create endless new playgrounds for everyone — he promised that “you’re going to able to do almost anything you can imagine.”
WHAT PROGRESSIVES GET WRONG ABOUT JUDICIAL REVIEW
IN FEBRUARY 1958, a distinguished liberal jurist named Learned Hand told a distinguished liberal audience some-thing that it did not want to hear. The U.S. Supreme Court’s celebrated power of judicial review, Hand declared in a lecture at Harvard Law School, was fundamentally illegitimate.
An Elder Army to Care for Kids
With universal pre-K high on the agenda in the U.S., staffing shortages loom. Here’s a solution
The Group Portrait: the Majority
For the first time, women make up most of the City Council.
HAD BADGE, WILL TRAVEL
An ex-sheriff slings bogus constitutional lessons at cops—with your state’s seal of approval.