Kaya Burgess

Kaya Burgess


Reporter and Religious Affairs Correspondent at @TheTimes of London | Account my own | Got a story? Email: kaya.burgess@thetimes.co.uk

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My son loves space and he was fascinated when I was trying to explain (he's only little) how most images of the Solar System in kids' books give little sense of scale, particularly of the size of planets in relation to the size of the Sun. 1/2

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Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. But try to succeed 85 per cent of the time. Scientists uncover the perfect amount of failure to stimulate fast learning.

I was just thinking that, now the terror level has come down, isn't it time to replace the hideous anti-terror crash barriers on London bridges? If we need permanent barriers, can't a design be found that makes London bridges feel less like a war zone? 1/3

Medicines derived from cannabis plant approved for NHS use for first time. But only for two rare forms of epilepsy and one symptom of MS. Campaigners want them approved for pain and other conditions.

The "would you push the button" question has come round already? Where those who display any hesitation in their willingness to obliterate millions are made out to be the crazy ones But for the deterrent to work you have to at least pretend to be keen as mustard to launch nukes

Dislike the taste of broccoli, sprouts or cabbage? You may be among 11% of people with a specific combination of gene variants that gives those vegetables a "ruin-your-day level of bitterness", research has found.

Oh please please just bin VAR altogether and forever 🤞🏼🤞🏼

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Video game addiction was classed as a distinct mental health condition earlier this year. Should shopping addiction (aka oniomania) follow suit?

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Striking image of Archbishop of Canterbury at site of the Amritsar massacre. He expressed his "profound shame" at the actions of British troops in 1919 and said he recognises "the sins of my British colonial history".

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On the left is the best image we had of Pluto before. Now we have this. Just astonishing. #PlutoFlyby 

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BREAKING: Church of England just voted not only to condemn conversion or "gay cure" therapy, but also to ask government to ban it altogether

This line in the BBC's analysis of Donald Trump Jr's email revelations is exquisite

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*Looks around for a pro-Brexit politician who has stuck around to deal with the mess*

1. Times front page 2. Andrea Leadsom claiming not to have said it. 3. Transcript proving she did.

I remember @EddieIzzard , as far back as 1993, joking about the way Londoners react with defiance to terror attacks

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