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Emergency measures to help train firms survive extended

Image copyright Getty Images The government has agreed new emergency deals with train companies. Under the arrangement, taxpayers will continue to cover any losses on the railways, caused by low passenger numbers, for another 18 months. Throughout that period ministers hope to carry out broader reforms to Britain’s railways. They will consider adopting a concessions-based system in the longer term,… Read more →

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Could a headset train your brain to relax?

Image copyright Neuropro Image caption Dr Jamil El-Imad (right) worked in the computer industry before moving into neuroscience A trip on London’s underground is rarely a relaxing experience, but the Covid-19 pandemic has added an extra level of anxiety for many. I’m off to try out a new technology that promises to train my brain to relax. Sitting far apart… Read more →