It will be a punishable offence in the United Kingdom not to comply with an official instruction to self-isolate, with fines starting at £1,000 and rising to £10,000 for ‘repeat offenders or serious breaches’.
Police officers can check that people are complying with the rules in virus hotspots and among high-risk groups based on “local intelligence“, the government said.
The law applies to people who have tested positive for coronavirus, or who have been told by NHS Test and Trace to self-isolate because they have been in close contact with someone with the virus.
And if someone tests positive, it is illegal to knowingly give false information about their close contacts to NHS Test and Trace….
Covid-19: Up to £10,000 fine for failure to self-isolate in England (BBC)
Nagle Community College, Cork City.
A dystopian short by Robert Findlay featuring a hungry man in a world where people live underground and are serviced by smiley-faced, urinal-shaped, floating robots.
Sure it’s ahead of us all.
Technology that helps identify passengers with the ‘rona.
At Abu Dhabi International Airport in the human rights-friendly capital of the United Arab Emirates,
What could go wrong?
Thanks Jack Jones
Via The UK Sun:
Broadcasters have now received private assurances from Government that pubs will be allowed to show the matches, but it must be kept quiet.
A Government insider said: “Pubs and bars can show live sport but shouting and/or chanting is not permitted for the same reason that live music isn’t.
Name that match (above), anyone?
Earlier: A Limerick A Day
Pubs CAN show the footie from ‘Super Saturday’ – but sound must be turned down and strictly no chanting (The Sun)
A stylish take on the dystopia genre by French-Japanese illustrator and artist Kajika Aki Ferrazzini with a nod to a Japanese cultural tradition called mono no aware wherein a beautiful sadness is tempered with the impermanence of all things.
You’re welcome to it.
Pop culture dystopias by VFX and digital artist Filip Hodas.