The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in London in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times (founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers.

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Sarah Woodall

Journalist based in metro-Atlanta whose work has been known to stretch beyond the sports realm

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Matthew Campelli

Reporter for Mobile Magazine and sister website Mobile Today since July 2013. Qualified at University of Brighton in …

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Skills: Reporter
Specialisms: Technology, Politics, Journalism

Yasmin Arrigo

Editor, journalist and audience engagement specialist obsessing over brand experiences, experiential marketing, events and travel...while over-using the #COYS …

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Skills: Editor
Specialisms: Travel

Ashley Coates

Here's a few a links to some of my articles, and articles that have used my photos.

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Emma James

Reporting for The Sun |Former News Reporter at Cavendish Press | Former Reporter at Stoke Sentinel | NAPA …

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Skills: Reporter, Blogger
Specialisms: Journalism

Latest Articles

No need to show passports at hi‑tech Heathrow

The shift towards biometric technology should cut time passing through Heathrow by up to a third ALAMY Passengers travelling from Heathrow will be able to check in and board their flight without showing a passport from this summer. A £50 million project to install permanent facial recognition technology at Britain’s biggest airport is intended to reduce time spent passing through by up to a third as travellers will not need to show a boarding pass either. It is the biggest single deployment of
By Daphne Bugler
The Times

Climate pupils plan summer of strikes

Pupils who skipped school to protest about climate change have said they will continue their demonstrations throughout the summer because they are “not about skiving”. Thousands of teenagers have formed networks to co-ordinate campaigns to demand action by politicians on climate change. They have held monthly strikes simultaneously with young people around the world, gathering in Westminster and city centres on Fridays. Some met Greta Thunberg, the Swedish girl aged 16 who started the movement,
By Daphne Bugler
The Times

Inaccurate trackers miss the marathon by miles

Fitness trackers are underestimating distances by such a large margin that some runners in the London Marathon tomorrow would need to cover almost 40 miles before their device told them that they had finished. Analysis by Which? found wide variations when they tested 118 trackers and smartwatches from brands including Apple, Fitbit and Garmin. The Garmin Vivosmart 4 was the least accurate, underestimating running distances by as much as 41.5 per cent. It miscalculated the marathon by 10.8 mile
By Daphne Bugler
The Times

Parents asked to pay for teachers’ salaries and school repairs

Parents are bringing in stationery, glue sticks, exercise books and boxes of tissues for their children. State schools are asking parents to donate hundreds of pounds a year to pay for salaries, buy textbooks and equipment and repair leaking buildings, a Times investigation has revealed. Grammars, comprehensives and primaries are increasingly relying on families to pay for essentials and in one case have asked for up to £1,200 per child each year. Others do not specify amounts but are rec
By Elsa Maishman
The Times

Climate protest pupils are arrested for halting traffic

Three children were arrested and led away in handcuffs yesterday as a school pupils’ climate change protest halted traffic in Westminster. One pupil, dressed in school uniform, was led away with two others after buses and cars were brought to a standstill in the roads around Parliament Square. Thousands of children 60 towns were on strike from lessons for a day. They are campaigning against government inaction on global warming. Police warned the young protesters that they would be arrested if
By Elsa Maishman
The Times

Backlash over jailing of British ‘spy’ Matthew Hedges as lecturers boycott Dubai campus

Academics at Birmingham University voted to withdraw services from its Dubai campus after the jailing of Matthew Hedges, pictured here with his wife, Daniela PA Lecturers at Birmingham University have voted for an academic boycott of its new campus in the United Arab Emirates as the Durham PhD student accused of spying starts his life sentence there. Following the imprisonment of Matthew Hedges, 31, who was conducting fieldwork in the UAE when he was arrested in May, they said the safety of...
By Jem Bartholomew
The Times