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What can science tell us about when to lift the lockdown?

What can science tell us about when to lift the lockdown?

Technology
A question is looming: when and how to lift the lockdown?The politicians say they're guided by the scientific advice. The scientists say it's a decision for the politicians. Who, then, should we look to for answers? Parliament's Science and Technology Committee put this question to a group of scientists on Thursday afternoon. Perhaps, when they began, they hoped to find hard truths about the situation. Why has the UK lockdown been extended? ...
You tell us the little things you miss about sport

You tell us the little things you miss about sport

Sports
We're all getting used to days on end without live sport, without the excitement and frustration of seeing our teams or our favourite sports stars doing what they do best.But as well as the obvious gap in live action it seems there are other elements of sporting life we are all missing out on.Whether it's your usual pre-match meal and beers, or just some human contact - we asked what you are missing that you never thought you would. BBC 5 Live commentator Conor McNamara kicked this one off - talking about missing "the smell" of a matchday.View more on twitterHundreds of you got in touch - here are some of your best responses...Whether it's Premier League, SPL, cricket, snooker or rugby, nothi...
It may get harder for consumers to tell how some financial advisors get paid

It may get harder for consumers to tell how some financial advisors get paid

Finance
Thomas BarwickThe group that oversees certified financial planners is making it tougher for consumers looking for a new advisor to find out how a particular CFP gets paid.  The CFP Board of Standards — a nonprofit that governs the CFP designation, held by 86,000 financial advisors in the U.S. — erased a part of its consumer-facing website that allowed the public to search for a financial planner based on compensation type.Consumers had previously been able to filter results in the group's Find A CFP Professional search service based on whether an advisor receives commissions, a flat fee or a combination of commissions and fees.Fee-only planners are fiduciaries, meaning they must put a client's interests first when making a recommendation. They charge a flat fee for financial
Are you a good tipper? Here’s how to tell whether you’re truly generous.

Are you a good tipper? Here’s how to tell whether you’re truly generous.

Finance
Young female barista has a disappointed expression on her face as she counts her tips at the end of the day.Steve Debenport | E+ | Getty ImagesWhen it comes to tipping, most Americans believe they are better than average.But some may be overestimating just how generous they are.A new survey from TD Ameritrade finds that 81% of Americans rate themselves as great tippers.Broken down by generation, baby boomers have the highest opinions of themselves, with 81% indicating they are great at tipping. That compares to 79% of Generation X and 79% of millennials who said the same.But exactly when each generation tips varies with each situation.One group of workers that almost everyone agrees should receive a tip: restaurant waiters and waitresses. Ninety-one percent of baby boomers said they typica...
‘They tell me it’s not over’ – Peter Crouch explains why Liverpool fans won’t get carried away

‘They tell me it’s not over’ – Peter Crouch explains why Liverpool fans won’t get carried away

Sports
Liverpool have taken control of the Premier League title race but former Reds striker Peter Crouch says nobody at Anfield will be getting carried away with their commanding lead at the top of the table.Crouch joined Alan Shearer on Match of the Day 2 on Sunday to analyse the Reds' performance as they beat defending champions Manchester City 3-1 to go eight points clear.Here, he explores what makes Jürgen Klopp's side so formidable, but explains why some Liverpool fans will not be celebrating anything yet. 'No Liverpool fans are telling me "we are going to win the league"'