Day: April 16, 2019

On horseback and in canoes: ballot boxes dispatched as Indonesia votes – in pictures

From The Guardian World:   Indonesia has kicked off one of the world’s biggest one-day elections, pitting president Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto Officials prepare ballot boxes for distribution to polling station a day before the election on April 16, 2019 in Jakarta. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Indonesian police

Mental health of pupils is ‘at crisis point’, teachers warn: More than eight out of 10 teachers say mental health among pupils in England has deteriorated in the past two years – with rising reports of anxiety, self-harm and even cases of suicide – against a backdrop of inadequate support in schools

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/ManiaforBeatles [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Mental health of pupils is ‘at crisis point’, teachers warn: More than eight out of 10 teachers say mental health among pupils in England has deteriorated in the past two years – with

Critically endangered kākāpō – the world’s fattest parrot – has record breeding season -Just 147 adult kākāpō are alive today in their native New Zealand, but scientists hope their fortunes are turning around

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/ManiaforBeatles [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Critically endangered kākāpō – the world’s fattest parrot – has record breeding season -Just 147 adult kākāpō are alive today in their native New Zealand, but scientists hope their fortunes are turning around

Economy, conservative Islam in spotlight as Indonesia goes to the polls

From Reuters Top News:   JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesians voted on Wednesday to pick a new president and parliament after a six-month campaign in the sprawling equatorial archipelago dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam. Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shows his ink-stained

Forget Brexit and focus on climate change, Greta Thunberg tells EU | The teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has chided EU leaders for holding three emergency summits on Brexit and none on the threat posed by climate change

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/Maybe_its_Margarine [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Forget Brexit and focus on climate change, Greta Thunberg tells EU | The teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has chided EU leaders for holding three emergency summits on Brexit and none on the

Senators to testify in Hanson-Young defamation trial against Leyonhjelm

From The Guardian World:   Sarah Hanson-Young Sarah Hanson-Young’s legal team wants five senators to be able to testify via video link given the election campaign Several senators will be forced to take a break from the election campaign to testify at Sarah Hanson-Young’s defamation trial against David Leyonhjelm. Photograph: