News & Views

3 October 2015

Russian Air Strikes “Will Fuel Extremism”

Members of the US-led coalition tasked with combatting Islamic State (IS), have said that Russian air strikes in Syria are targeting not just IS, but anti-Assad forces, and are killing ...
3 October 2015

Homes Evacuated after Sinkhole Opens Up

A sinkhole has opened up in a St Albans cul-de-sac, forcing the evacuation of several families from their homes. A Hertfordshire County Council spokesman said that a "small hole" was ...
2 October 2015

Local Council Terrorise Elderly Couple

An elderly couple have been ''terrorised'' by their local council for dropping cherry pips in a park. Peter Marsh and Gillian Green from Deal, Kent, southeast England were enjoying their favourite ...

2 October 2015

A New Creepy Invasion

It's a ''bumper year'' for daddy long legs. The creepy insect known as crane flies are set to invade houses in the UK this winter because of the warmer winter last ...

2 October 2015

Prince Harry's Touching Tribute

Britain's Prince Harry helped a former US marine make a poignant tribute to her fallen comrades. Kirstie Ennis is currently taking part in Walking with the Wounded's 1,000 mile charity trek, ...
2 October 2015

Toy Story – Thirty Years of Favourite Toys

Britain's Biggest Toy Megastores have sold a staggering 3 billion toys to 360 million customers over the last three decades. The toy giant opened their first five stores in the ...
2 October 2015

Prince Albert's Climate Concerns

Prince Albert of Monaco wants his children to continue his environmental crusade. The royal and his wife Princess Charlene are passionate about protecting the environment and working to stop climate change ...
2 October 2015

Caitlin Moran Named Funniest British Woman On Twitter

Columnist and author Caitlin Moran topped poll to find the funniest British woman on Twitter, beating Great British Bake off host Sue Perkins and comedian Miranda Hart. The poll surveyed ...
2 October 2015

Profile Videos Coming Soon to Facebook

As part of some new updates on the way to Facebook's mobile version, word has come that you will soon be able to use a short, looping video as your ...

2 October 2015

Action Video Games Are Better For You Than Brain Games

If played within reasonable limits, action games such as Call of Duty can be just as good if not better for your brain than a video game specifically designed to ...

1 October 2015

Smile And The World Smiles With You

On World Smile Day, Align Technology will initiate a global photo sharing wave of activity by asking all of its Invisalign® fans and followers on social media channels around the ...
1 October 2015

Prince Harry Inspired By Diana

Britain's Prince Harry has been inspired by his late mother Princess Diana. The 31-year-old royal is heavily involved with a number of good causes, including the charity Walking With The Wounded, ...
1 October 2015

Prince William And Duchess Catherine to Attend World Mental Health Day Event

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will mark World Mental Health Day at an event hosted by Mind at London's Harrow College on Saturday, 10 October. The royal couple will meet ...
1 October 2015

Get Financially Fit for Christmas

In the words of everyone's favourite TV show, "Winter is coming". We're stuck in that awkward Autumn moment where the nights are getting shorter, and we still need to pay ...
1 October 2015

Apple Must Pay $4.2 million For Failed iPad Program

A mismanaged program that aimed to give over 600,000 students an iPad will award the LA Unified School District (LAUSD) a settlement worth $4.2 million from Apple. This comes as a ...
1 October 2015

Tom Daley engaged to Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley has got engaged. The former 'Splash!' presenter and Olympic diver has announced he and his boyfriend of over two years, Dustin Lance Black, are planning to tie the knot. The ...
1 October 2015

Prince Harry Not Ready for Marriage

Britain's Prince Harry says he is in no rush to get married. The 31-year-old royal - who is believed to have recently rekindled his relationship with actress and socialite Cressida Bonas, ...
1 October 2015

Coronation Street set for revenge porn plot

'Coronation Street' will tackle the rise of revenge porn in a new plot. Steph Britton (Tisha Merry) will find herself at the centre of the shocking storyline when an ex-boyfriend threatens ...
1 October 2015

Tom Hanks' Son Is Cocaine Addict

Tom Hanks' son has an addiction to cocaine. Chester 'Chet' Hanks, 25, who admitted last year he's been battling substance abuse since he was 16, has revealed he's been hooked on ...
1 October 2015

Nvidia Unveils New and Improved Game Streaming Service

Nvidia are now not only making graphics chipsets but also getting involved in the console field. After the Shield Portable and Shield Tablet comes the Nvidia Shield: a home console ...

1 October 2015

Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts for Harry Potter Fans

A few lucky Muggles will be celebrating Christmas at Hogwarts, the school for witchcraft and wizardry made famous in the Harry Potter series, with "Dinner in the Great Hall" on ...

1 October 2015

UK Institutions Move Up University Rankings

The majority of UK universities moved up the Times Higher Education's ranking of the world's top 200 institutions in 2015. Three UK institutions made the top 10: Oxford climbed to ...

1 October 2015

Banned: Smoking with Children in the Car

MPs have voted to make it illegal in England and Wales to smoke while children are in the car. Emerging eight years after smoking in public places was banned, the ...

1 October 2015

Taylor Swift's 50K Donation to Cancer Victim

Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to help her backing dancer's cancer-stricken nephew. The generous star gave the money to a fund set up for 13-month-old Ayden, who is the nephew ...
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