• Sam Baker

a sample of news

News from the Guardian August 11, 2020. A sample of news on this day.


The English are freezing their pants to stay cool in a heat wave.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/aug/11/freezing-pants-and-tinfoil-homeworkers-tips-for-keeping-cool


“Already anticipating a terrible night’s sleep. Planning ahead,” tweeted Dewi Rogers with a picture of a pair of underpants in the freezer. Dhruvin Patel had the same idea, saying he was “putting some T-shirts in the fridge for about 20 mins, and wear them on rotation throughout the day”.


also these things.

  • Prosecutors say a sheep farmer poisoned baby food to shake down Tesco

  • Job losses are off the chart