Why are Britons so much more relaxed about Covid than Europeans? | Coronavirus

Compared with some other countries, along with high numbers of Covid cases and deaths, the UK has relatively relaxed Covid restrictions, with no mandatory vaccine passports, no social distancing measures, and no mask mandate in England.Four people from the UK and in Europe share their views on the country’s approach to Covid restrictions compared with … Read more

Spooked Britons seek out tales of paranormal amid Covid uncertainty | Television & radio

The pandemic and political uncertainty are fuelling the popularity of programmes about the paranormal, according to academics and the creator of the hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist. More than 5 million people have been tuning in to the BBC One comedy Ghosts, 3 million streamed The Battersea Poltergeist, and Netflix’s Haunted and The Haunting … Read more