Brit student chained and drugged in UAE says UK close to 'giving green light' to torture
The Daily Mirror
2020-09-18 13:30 UTC
... Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email A British student who was chained and drugged after being accused of spying says the government is on the verge of giving the "green light" to torture. Matthew Hedges spent seven months in a detention centre in the Unite...
The Big Read: Do we really still need lighthouses? Ask Scotland's light brigade
2020-08-23 10:21 UTC
... with them yourself'." In the end, Boath took early retirement in the 1990s as the automation process neared its end, and he was the last man off the Bell. "I felt sad when I switched off that light for the last time," he says. He also believes the process was not ha...
Discovery of scholar's notes shine light on race to decipher Rosetta Stone
2020-08-25 13:52 UTC
... After the end of the 4th century AD, hieroglyphs had gone out of use, along with the knowledge of how to read and write them. It was Champollion who realised that hieroglyphs recorded the sound of the Egyptian language and who pieced together the alphabet. The disco...