Reformers vote to make it easier to learn English… These nu, sili speling rools tayk the biskit 

Howz yor speling? An organisation known as the International English Spelling Congress has just voted in favour, or favor, of major reform. Apparently, English takes up to three years longer to master than other languages, and the peculiarities of our spelling sytem are at least partly to blame. The congress is concerned that far too … Read more

Dragon’s Den’s Sara Davies tells Loose Women it’s never been easier to start a business

Multimillionaire Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies warns would-be entrepreneurs not to ‘romanticise’ the idea and says there are hidden sacrifices when building your own business Businesswoman Sara Davies, 36, returned as a Dragon’s Den host last week  Says she has noticed surge in young businesses started during the pandemic  Multimillionaire and mother-of-two offered her advice … Read more

Sara Davies says it’s never been easier to start a business but warns ‘not to romanticise’

Multimillionaire Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies warns would-be entrepreneurs not to ‘romanticise’ the idea and says there are hidden sacrifices when building your own business Businesswoman Sara Davies, 36, returned as a Dragon’s Den host last week  Says she has noticed surge in young businesses started during the pandemic  Multimillionaire and mother-of-two offered her advice … Read more

Zoom: Hand signals can make online meetings easier, study finds 

Want to improve your next Zoom call? Use HAND signals! Simple gestures such as waving before speaking can make online meetings easier, study finds Researchers from UCL have developed the Video Meeting Signals system It includes a hand on heart to show kindness and crossed arms if you disagree Students who tested the hand gestures … Read more

Covid India: Scientists spot ‘double mutant’ variant that spreads easier and may elude vaccines

India today claimed it has spotted a ‘double mutant’ Covid variant that may spread easier and make vaccines less potent.  Government-backed researchers detected the strain in samples taken in the western state of Maharashtra.  They suggested the variant is a hybrid of two different Covid strains — a rare event which occurs when two viruses … Read more

India claims it spotted a ‘double mutant’ Covid variant that spreads easier and may escape vaccines

India today claimed it has spotted a ‘double mutant’ Covid variant that may spread easier and make vaccines less potent.  Researchers behind the discovery said the strain, which has two key alterations on its spike protein, was detected in samples in the western state of Maharashtra.  Indian scientists believe the variant is a hybrid of … Read more

GCSEs and A-levels are likely to be easier in 2022 to help children after lessons were disrupted

Now next year’s exams will be watered down: GCSEs and A-levels are likely to be easier in 2022 to help children after lessons were disrupted by Covid pandemic Ofqual boss Simon Lebus told MPs there need to be ‘adaptations’ to 2022 exams Mr Lebus said the process of recovering lost learning would take several years   … Read more

It’s never been easier to make yourself an Isa millionaire

Becoming an Isa millionaire will be twice as easy for the next generation of investors, new research shows. Joining the £1 million club is an impossible dream for many, but investing in Isas might make it easier than you think. There are 579 investors with Isas worth more than £1 million with broker Hargreaves Lansdown.  … Read more

The ultimate time-saving trick: Working mum shares meal prepping hack to make life easier

The ultimate time-saving trick: Working mum shares her meal prepping hack to make life easier – and it takes just 15 minutes A busy working mum has shared her time-saving meal prep trick for busy weeks The Australian woman, Kirsty, said she spends 15 minutes on a Sunday afternoon She puts veggies for meals including … Read more

‘The vibe is different’: Mrs Hinch reveals her second pregnancy is much easier than her first

Mrs Hinch has revealed her second pregnancy has been much easier than her first, which left her in and out of hospital before she welcomed her son Ronnie, 20 months. The influencer, 30, whose real name is Sophie Hinchcliffe, is expecting her second child with husband Jamie and said she is ‘grateful’ she is enjoying … Read more