Newspin: Balancing the News (UK)

News for Nov 26, 2022

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Kanye West announces 2024 presidential bid -- BBC News (UK)

Kanye West has said he intends to run for US president in 2024; The rapper posted a video of his campaign logo on social media with the caption Ye 24

Outline: (what is this?) presidential bid rapper kanye west

Tone: (what is this?) ++ v. positive

Discussion: (what is this?) + Trump, ++ Kanye, ++ USA

Kanye West announces 2024 presidential bid amid far-right ties -- The Guardian

Kanye West announces he is running for the White House in 2024; Announcement comes amid Adidas investigation and fashion brands dropping the rapper over antisemitic comments

Outline:  kanye

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? America, ? Kanye, ? Trump

Trump reportedly dines with white nationalist at Mar-a-Lago -- The Guardian

Ex-president ‘dined and conversed’ with Nick Fuentes and Kanye West a week after announcing his 2024 campaign; The interaction has prompted concerns about Trump’s willingness to engage with far-right extremists

Outline:  white nationalist organization

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Trump, ? Nazi, ? Julie

Princess of Wales exclusive: Not enough is being done to help the next generation -- The Telegraph

EXCLUSIVE: The Princess of Wales warns that not enough is being done to nurture Britains youngest children, as she pledges to use her role to do everything she can to protect the next generation. Thread

Outline:  future generations

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ? Prince Andrew

Camilla delivers Paddington Bears, left in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, to nursery children -- BBC News (UK)

Camilla met dozens of children cared for by Barnardo's charity at Bow Nursery; She was joined by Paddington film stars Hugh Bonneville and Madeleine Harris

Outline:  paddington bears

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ? Diana, ? Camilla, ? Queen Consort

Cost of Living: What are you telling your kids about Christmas? -- BBC News (UK)

BBC News wants to hear how you are managing your children's Christmas expectations; Will you be cutting back on spending on presents

Outline:  family christmas

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  -- Santa, + covid, - Christmas

Emma Corrin: The Crown star calls for gender neutral awards -- BBC News (UK)

Emma Corrin: Oscar categories should be gender neutral

Outline:  crown star emma corrin

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Oscars, ± Emma, -- BBC

The Crown star Emma Corrin hopes Oscars will introduce gender neutral categories -- ITV News

Outline:  crown star emma corrin

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ? Oscar

Crown star Emma Corrin hopes for gender-neutral acting awards -- The Times

The star of The Crown, who won a Golden Globe for best actress for playing Diana in season four of the Netflix drama, has publicly identified as non-binary since 2021 and uses they/them pronouns

Outline:  crown star emma corrin

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? Olympics, ? Narcissist Award

Scottish teachers announce 16 new strike dates -- BBC News (UK)

Teachers to strike for 16 days across Scotland

Outline:  scotland teachers

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  -- Scotland, + UK, -- SNP

December strike by NHS nurses is biggest in their history -- BBC News (UK)

How much do you know about nurses' pay?

Outline:  nhs nurses

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  + NHS, - UK, ± Twitter

Nurses are to hold two days of strike action next month in a dramatic escalation of the pay row raging across the NHS -- ITV News

Outline:  strike action

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? NHS, ? Tories, ? USA

UK to send 24 ambulances to Ukraine, says foreign secretary during visit -- BBC News (UK)

Foreign Secretary James Cleverly travelled to the capital Kyiv on Thursday; He is set to hold talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

Outline:  ukrainian troops

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Ukraine, - NHS, + Tory

Rishi Sunak considers restrictions on foreign students to curb migration -- BBC News (UK)

Rishi Sunak is considering curbs on foreign students taking 'low quality' degrees; PM's spokesman said the idea was being looked at after figures showed net migration to the UK had climbed to a record half a million

Outline:  foreign students

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - UK, -- Rishi, -- Tories

Curbing foreign students would damage the UK, universities warn -- The Times

Foreign students may be barred from Britain unless they win a place at a top university under Rishi Sunaks plans to curb record immigration

Outline:  foreign students

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ ToriesOut, ? UK, ? Rishi Sunak

Universal flu vaccine could counter future pandemic -- BBC News (UK)

Scientists say they have made a breakthrough designing a vaccine against all 20 known types of flu; Vaccine triggers high levels of antibodies in tests on ferrets and mice that could fight a broad range

Outline:  current influenza vaccines

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - covid, - BBC, - mRNA

French vote for right to abortion in constitution -- BBC News (UK)

France's National Assembly has backed a bid to enshrine the right to abortion in the constitution; Left-wing MP Mathilde Panot said it was to protect against the "backsliding" seen in the US and Poland

Outline:  abortion bans

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ± BBC, ? France, ? USA

Call these voter ID laws what they really are: voter suppression and an attack on young people -- The Guardian

Lord Willetts points out irony that many turned away from voting will be “older, Brexit, Tory voters” without photo ID; “Most people have no idea they will have to bring photo ID to vote,” he says

Outline:  voter id laws

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? UK, ? South Africa, ? Twitter

Scientists say eight glasses of water a day may be too much -- BBC News (UK)

Around half of the daily intake of water comes from food, scientists estimate people only really need about 1.5 to 1.8 litres per day; People with a higher water turnover usually need to drink more water

Outline:  drinking water

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ? Twitter, ? Covid, ? THE SCIENCE

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