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April 2021

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£100 million a year would ensure every UK primary school has a proper library - BookTrust
cycling injury risk in Britain: a case-crossover study - Accident Analysis & Prevention - Environ. Res. Public Health - Vimeo
France bans domestic flights that are under 2.5 hours by train - Reuters
doesn't cover that many routes (5-10%), but it's a start
cycling infrastructure empowers women - Guardian
"In the Netherlands and Copenhagen, 55% of journeys by bike are made by women"
a proof of the Erdős-Faber-Lovász hypergraph colouring conjecture - Quanta
England infection rate down to 0.2% (March 11-30), but 0.4% in primary-age children... - REACT/Imperial
there are 300 million e-bikes in China - and 50,000 manufacturers - Bloomberg
restraining car dominance is key to sustainable transport post-Covid - LabourList
the biggest threat to the EU is the rule of law crisis in Poland and Hungary - Encompass
"The electoral autocracies that have emerged in Budapest and Warsaw have not only dismantled judicial independence and fundamental rule of law principles at home, they have also taken to brazenly defying EU law and to attacking central pillars of the EU legal order."
death in the time of covid - Guardian
"These days, all they really want is to avoid hospital. They hope to die at home."
Johnson fits into a long history of prime ministers who are lazy charlatans - Unherd
the UK government's "racism report" is historically illiterate - Guardian
independent schools in the US seem even more out of touch with reality than UK ones - Atlantic
veteran Hong Kong activists face jail for 2019 protests - Yahoo
driving around ancient Pompeii - World Archaeology

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