A line from that classic 1995 television advert came to mind this week: “It’s good to talk.” But instead of actor Bob Hoskins extolling the virtues of phone lines, the phrase found vivid application in a growing technology perfectly suited to these self isolating times we find ourselves in, writes
An investigation into a fatal plane crash which claimed the lives of a seven-year-old boy and a male pilot almost two years ago, found that a loss of control in a steeply banked turn lead to a rapid loss of altitude, and inevitably their deaths.
Pig farmers are standing by for details of expected EU measures to restrict their activities, after Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU’s agriculture commissioner, said, “As part of the Green Deal, it will be necessary to address the problem of intensive pig farming in some EU countries, because agriculture has to be sustainable.”
A Polish prisoner carefully checks there are no guards around before he enters one of the SS cloakrooms in Auschwitz. He takes out a hidden vial and quickly sprinkles its contents on the collars of those hated uniforms, before slipping out again. Within two weeks some of the Germans had come down with the typhoid that was wiping out so many of the prisoners.