The Statistic

14th April, 2021
Average drop in attendance at museums worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic: 70 per cent (based on data from 104,000 museums)
Source: UNESCO - Museums around the world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

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Moments

14th April, 2021
PROPOSED: US President Joe Biden, a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin to address a range of disputes; President Biden also called on Putin to reduce tensions stirred by a Russian military build-up on Ukraine's border.
CHARGED: In absentia by a Burkina Faso court, former President Blaise Compaore in connection with the 1987 murder of then-President Thomas Sankara.
URGED: International agencies including the World Health Organization, that countries suspend the sale of live wild mammals in food markets amid warnings they may be the source of more than 70 per cent of emerging infectious diseases in humans.

 

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Essays

Writing from London, MAL FLETCHER reflects on Prince Philip's approach to leadership...

DAVID MITCHELL, assistant professor in conflict resolution and reconciliation at Trinity College Dublin, explains - in an article first published on The Conversation, what's behind recent unrest in Northern Ireland...

In an article first published on The Conversation, RYAN BURGE, assistant professor of political science at Eastern Illinois University in the US, looks at what the numbers from last year's US election show about religious voters...

They Said It

"Part of me feels like I need to go around to every single Indian person in this country and personally apologise."
- Hank Azaria, who until last year had been the voice of The Simpson's character Apu (along with numerous other characters), in comments made on Dax Shepherd's Armchair Expert podcast. The character has been criticised for years for reinforcing racial stereotypes (as quoted on the BBC).

 

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This Week on the Web

14th April, 2021
Persecution of Christians is rising in Turkey, according to LELA GILBERT, a fellow at the US-based Hudson Institute. Read her article on Newsweek here...

 

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The Word Explained

12th April, 2021
Gate-crashers (in Jesus' Parable of the Wedding Feast): People who sneak in without the host's appropriate clothing.

 

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