Facebook merges Messenger chat service with Instagram

Facebook Messenger and Instagram have merged, more than 18 months after the Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his intention to integrate the two platforms. Instagram’s old direct messaging service, Instagram Direct, has been replaced by Messenger, allowed users to…

Nation embraces fresh air to ward off coronavirus

Ventilating rooms has been added to the German government’s formula for tackling coronavirus, in refreshing news for the country’s air hygiene experts who have been calling for it to become official for months. The custom is something of a national…

Nation embraces fresh air to ward off coronavirus

Ventilating rooms has been added to the German government’s formula for tackling coronavirus, in refreshing news for the country’s air hygiene experts who have been calling for it to become official for months. The custom is something of a national…

Nation embraces fresh air to ward off coronavirus

Ventilating rooms has been added to the German government’s formula for tackling coronavirus, in refreshing news for the country’s air hygiene experts who have been calling for it to become official for months. The custom is something of a national…

Four years of fire take toll on California’s wine country

As Will Abrams and his wife worked desperately in the early hours of Monday to distract their panicking children from the wildfire flames that crept closer and closer to their car as they fled Santa Rosa, it was not so…

Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of abandoning people with ‘viable’ jobs

Keir Starmer has accused the government of abandoning people with “viable” jobs by refusing proper support during continued lockdown restrictions, as the response to coronavirus again dominated prime minister’s questions. The Labour leader read out a letter from the owner…

Russia places huge bet on Covid vaccine

For Kirill Dmitriev, the man in charge of selling Russia’s coronavirus vaccine to the world, there’s a simple rationale behind Moscow’s accelerated push to be the first country to roll out a coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. “It’s part of…

David Atherton’s recipe for beetroot sub rolls

Sub sandwiches are known for towering layers of filling, but the bread should not be neglected. My favourite sub is stuffed with cured fish, pickles and fresh, crispy lettuce. For this, you want a pillowy, soft roll that can stand…

David Atherton’s recipe for beetroot sub rolls

Sub sandwiches are known for towering layers of filling, but the bread should not be neglected. My favourite sub is stuffed with cured fish, pickles and fresh, crispy lettuce. For this, you want a pillowy, soft roll that can stand…

Almost half of staff at offices had returned before new Covid advice – report

The number of UK workers returning to their desks gathered pace this month with 45% of office staff heading back to work, compared with 37% in August. The number of staff going back was rising steadily before Boris Johnson once…