What our editor’s skimming today

Each day we bring you links to some of the interesting news stories and opinions racing around the www that have caught our attention at the Shipping News.  If you come across something you think should also be highlighted, let us know.

Hope springs eternal
The Guardian

No surprise here

Will this mean all the records will be invalidated?
Nepal and China officially agree to make Mount Everest even higher

It’s not all dark

It’s a long time since our editor has touched a Covid story, but this one is interesting!
The Conversation

Did you know Madagascar once had a Royal Family?
The Guardian