Group chat overload: have we reached peak WhatsApp? | Health & wellbeing

Every morning before she leaves for work, Rosie, a 28-year-old physiotherapist, chats with her three housemates. Sometimes they commiserate or celebrate over the weather or football results; sometimes one of them has good news about a job interview to share or lets off steam about their latest dating app disaster. The friends moved out of … Read more

A-level results: AQA students ‘let down’ by exam board

While many A-level students have been celebrating their results, some said they felt “let down” after they were given the wrong advance information. In England, students were given additional detail this year due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, an AQA A-level law exam included topics students were not expecting. A spokesperson for … Read more

Child polio vaccination rate low in some New York areas, increasing outbreak risk

Child polio vaccination rate low in some New York areas, increasing outbreak risk

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares to administer the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as well as a vaccine used to help prevent the diseases of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and polio at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images The childhood polio vaccination rate is as low … Read more

Why we drew 600-mile long picture of a bicycle across Europe | Climate crisis

Daniel Rayneau-Kirkhope and Arianna Casiraghi, accompanied by their dog, Zola, have just finished 4,500-mile (7,250km) bike ride across Europe to draw a giant GPS-plotted bicycle across seven countries to raise awareness of how cycling can help tackle the climate emergency. It is believed to be the world’s largest GPS drawing. You can see photos of … Read more