Publication: New Statesman

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Jay joy: what it feels like for a bird

What does it feel like to be a bird? Though this might be asked more often by children than by adults, it is a valid scientific question. In September, a Royal Society meeting on bird senses will seek an answer.The aim of the gathering, in Buckinghamshire, ... [Published New Statesman - 18 mins ago]
Entities: Receptor, Carnivore, Crested
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 1 reports

The iCloud leak: weak security isn't only a problem for Apple's backup service

This week the world has experienced the biggest leak of naked celebrity photos in the history of the internet. And where did these photos come from? Apparently, straight from the smartphones of the celebs in question - obtained by a hacker (or hackers) ... [Published New Statesman - 1 hour ago]
Entities: iCloud, Security, Apple Inc
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 1 reports

Scotland poll puts Yes vote nearly neck-and-neck with Union support

A YouGov poll for the  Times  on the Scottish independence referendum has caused some rather hysterical headlines today. The paper itself splashed with "Victory in reach for Salmond, poll shows", and described the Union as being "on a knife edge" because ... [Published New Statesman - 5 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Online troll Peter Nunn found guilty of tweeting abuse at MP Stella Creasy

Peter Nunn has been found guilty at City of London Magistrates' Court of sending Labour MP Stella Creasy abusive messages on Twitter.Nunn sent the malicious communications in the wake of the high-profile campaign by Caroline Criado-Perez to keep a woman's ... [Published New Statesman - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Stella Creasy, Rape, Abuse
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Scottish nationalism isn't about how bad Westminster is; it's about how good Holyrood is

There is a broad range of reactions to Scottish nationalism in the rest of the UK. A lot expressing negativity, shock or indignation. There is also a surprising lack of familiarity with the history and reasons for it.The predominant reactions in England ... [Published New Statesman - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Nick Clegg: “It’s not obvious” what the UK can do legally on new terror powers

David Cameron announced to the Commons yesterday, when discussing strengthening Britain’s anti-terror legislation, that the government would continue talks on preventing Britons fighting with Islamic State (formerly known as Isis) returning to Britain, ... [Published New Statesman - 9 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

The Yes campaign is winning the ground war in Scotland

Scotland may actually leave the UK. YouGov , which has long been more sceptical of a Yes vote than other pollsters, now has  the Yes campaign only three points from victory .If that happens, the Better Together campaign will partly have itself to blame: ... [Published New Statesman - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Reviews round-up | 2 September

The Bone Clocks , a book David Mitchell has described as his “mid-life crisis novel,” is the story of a 1980s teenager who gets entagled in a conspiracy threatening the structure of time. The New Statesman ’s Olivia Laing admires Mitchell’s ability to ... [Published New Statesman - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

"I'm the only Yes in the village": speaking to swing voters and activists in the Scottish Borders

The damp air darkens the sandstone of Dumfries as a shower sweeps in from Cumbria over the Solway Firth. In the backroom of the First Base drop-in centre next to the River Nith, Mark Frankland sips a mug of instant coffee, a red Yes campaign badge on ... [Published New Statesman - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Samuel Johnson Prize 2014: longlist announced

The longlist for the UK's foremost award for non-fiction writing, the Samuel Johnson Prize, has been announced. Presented by chair Claire Tomalin - with the obligatory repetition of that dull and nonsensical maxim "fact is stranger and wilder than fiction" ... [Published New Statesman - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Clash of the Times titans: Matthew Parris vs Tim Montgomerie

Oof. On the right, we have Matthew Parris – veteran political columnist and the  Times ' resident voice of the Tory moderates. And on the, well, even righter, we have Tim Montgomerie – until recently the paper's opinion editor, and founder of the website ... [Published New Statesman - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Is a Commons vote a better way of taking Britain to war than the Royal Prerogative was?

Hope, as we all idealistically might, that the era of armed conflict is over, we all know that it is not. It is a certainty that British troops, planes and ships will be involved in warfare somewhere in the world in the years to come. It’s Iraq and Syria, ... [Published New Statesman - 11 hours ago]

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..." He later asked: "If you can't threaten to rape a celebrity, what is the point in having them?" He also retweeted multiple "menacing" tweets from other accounts which included further threats
...On the one hand the Scots are saying "come upup here and discuss the issue, you scaredy-cats" and on the other are just as quick to snap back "who do you think you are coming up here and telling us what to do?"
The Times  article analysing this polling points out that, "a fter months of stagnation, support for separation has risen by eight percentage points in a month" . Another YouGov poll at the beginning of last month put the Yes campaign at 41 per cent support, it then jumped a fortnight later to 43 per cent , so...
Oof. On the right, we have Matthew Parris – veteran political columnist and the Times " resident voice of the Tory moderates. And on the, well, even righter, we have Tim Montgomerie – until recently the paper's opinion editor, and founder of the website ConservativeHome. And they're not happy with each other."

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The iCloud leak: weak security isn't only a pro... [Published New Statesman - 1 hour ago]
The Yes campaign is winning the ground war in S... [Published New Statesman - 3 hours ago]
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