Art

Emicida, a rapper on a mission to recover Brazil's black history

Emicida, a rapper on a mission to recover Brazil's black history

When the black Brazilian rapper Emicida imagines his country’s whitewashed history, he sees a textbook missing a succession of key pages. In his songs and on stage, the São Paulo-born musician tries to correct that skewed telling, remembering the lives and times of black Brazilian academics, artists and activists in the hope of changing Brazil’s future. “If we’d been told about this story and these [black] contributions at school, we’d have a ... Full story

Education

Coronavirus: French students promised one euro lockdown meals

Coronavirus: French students promised one euro lockdown meals

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Economics

African edtech startup uLesson lands a $7.5 million Series A – TechCrunch

African edtech startup uLesson lands a $7.5 million Series A – TechCrunch

ULesson , an edtech startup based in Nigeria that sells digital curriculum to students through SD cards, has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Owl Ventures, which closed over half a billion in new fund money just months ago. Other participants include LocalGlobe and existing investors, including TLcom Capital and Founder Collective. The financing comes a little over a year since uLesson closed its $3.1 million seed ... Full story

Entertainment

JoJo Siwa: YouTube star 'never been this happy' after coming out

JoJo Siwa: YouTube star 'never been this happy' after coming out

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Health

Vaccinated people may spread virus, says Van-Tam - BBC News

Vaccinated people may spread virus, says Van-Tam - BBC News

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Law

Smart motorways are dangerous, says Yorkshire police chief

Smart motorways are dangerous, says Yorkshire police chief

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Living

12 Ways to Use Your Phone Less

12 Ways to Use Your Phone Less

THIS IS THE YEAR TO DE-CENTER YOUR SMARTPHONE. Illustrations from “Goodbye Phone, Hello World” by Emiliano Ponzi. For the sake of yourself and your country, it is time to get off your phone. Yes, I know you needed to see the latest from the Capitol storming, the impeachment hearings, the Republican backlash, and then you’ll need to know how it’s all going down with the new administration in the first 100 days, and then perhaps you’ll want to ... Full story

Politics

Andrew RT Davies returns as Welsh Conservatives leader

Andrew RT Davies returns as Welsh Conservatives leader

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Sport

Snow in the UK: Wintry weather in pictures

Snow in the UK: Wintry weather in pictures

Heavy snow has fallen across much of the UK, bringing with it a flurry of opportunities to take wintry photographs. The Met Office has yellow weather warnings for much of the Midlands and southern England, western and northern parts of Scotland, most of Northern Ireland and much of Wales - where 10 to 15cm of snow is expected in some areas. By mid-morning large parts of the UK had snow. The wintry showers are due to die out later across most of ... Full story

Technology

US historians on what Donald Trump's legacy will be

US historians on what Donald Trump's legacy will be

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