Gargling – is that the answer?

Do we know how the coronavirus would cope with alcohol? Should we be offered a shot of something strong as we disinfect our hands outside the supermarket, on strictly precautionary grounds? If the scientific community would only commence the necessary research, there would, I am sure, be thousands of volunteers.

Teenagers, history and the Nazi legacy – important lessons from young Germans, 75 years on

Draft British teenagers are taught only about the Nazi era of German history and still see that country as an enemy.  On October 9th 2003, under a melodramatic headline, Now it’s war in the classroom, The Times reported, Leading German educationalists yesterday lamented our government’s failure to teach our children anything else about Germany or …

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