News & Views

15 September 2015

Prison Inmate Stages Protest on Roof

A convicted killer has been staging a protest on top of HM Prison Manchester for more than 24 hours. Stuart Horner, 35, scaled an 18ft fence to get on the ...

15 September 2015

Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as Prime Minister

Tony Abbott, Australian prime minister, has been ousted after losing a surprise party ballot on Monday night. He was defeated by Malcolm Turnbull 54 to 44 votes, only two years ...

15 September 2015

Russia Sends Tanks and Troops to Syria

According to US officials, Vladimir Putin has sent artillery and Russian tanks to an air base near Latakia, a stronghold of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad located on the country's Mediterranean ...
14 September 2015

Whisky From Outer Space

Whisky tastes better after a few years spent in Space. A bottle of Scotch that orbited earth for four years on the International Space Station came back with a better quality ...

14 September 2015

Britain's Duke And Duchess of Cambridge £8 Million Flight

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew to Scotland in an £8 million plane last week. The royal couple were lent the private jet by the Duke of Westminster Gerald ...
14 September 2015

Victoria Beckham Wows New York Fashion Week

Victoria Beckham brought a "liberated" show to New York Fashion Week yesterday (13.09.15). The British designer blended innovation and tradition in a collection that included wide-cut trapeze-style dresses, chunky footwear and ...
13 September 2015

Security Services Warn That Your Strong Password Isn’t Safe

Signing up for a new service nowadays often prompts the user to create a password that is a certain length, and that it includes specific characters in order to make ...

13 September 2015

Samsung Takes Another Shot at iPhone

In the wake of Apple's Keynote event where the new iPhone was announced, Samsung have made another move to lure people away from the Apple device. The TV ad is ...
13 September 2015

Blow for Hamilton as Rihanna's Pda With Travis Scott

Rihanna has been spotted kissing rapper Travis Scott. The 27-year-old singer - who was most recently linked to Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton - was seen indulging in hot and heavy ...
13 September 2015

Tulisa Contostavlos 'Convinced' She Wasn't Over Limit

Tulisa Contostavlos is "absolutely convinced" that she was not over the limit when she crashed her Ferrari on Thursday (10.09.15). The former 'X Factor' judge slammed into another car after travelling ...
12 September 2015

British Stuntwoman in Coma after Crash on Set

British stuntwoman, Olivia Jackson, has been put into a medically induced coma after a motorbike accident on set. The South African-born stuntwoman was not wearing any protective gear when she ...

12 September 2015

Left-Wing MP Jeremy Corbyn Elected New Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn has beaten the odds and been elected the new leader of the Labour Party. Mr Corbyn was a last-minute entry in the race to replace Ed Miliband, who ...

12 September 2015

British Girl Smarter than Einstein and Hawking

Lydia Sebastian, from Langham in East Anglia, achieved the top score of 162 on Mensa's Cattell III B paper, which suggests that she has a higher IQ than world famous ...

12 September 2015

Tulisa Contostavlos Released on Bail

Tulisa Contostavlos has been released on bail following her arrest for failing a breath test after crashing her Ferrari on Thursday (10.09.15). The former X Factor judge slammed into another car ...
12 September 2015

Two Dead in Plane Crash on Tom Cruise Set

Two people have died in a plane crash on the location of a new Tom Cruise movie. The small aircraft crashed in the Colombian Andes on Friday (11.09.15), leading to the ...
11 September 2015

Terry Wogan: 'I Drink Too Much'

Terry Wogan says he drinks too much. The 77-year-old TV presenter - who insisted he won't retire for at least 10 more years - enjoys cocktails with his wife Helen most ...
11 September 2015

100 days to get financially fit for Christmas

With just 100 days to go until the biggest, and often most expensive, holiday of the year, now is the time to start planning your finances so that you can ...
11 September 2015

Queen Elizabeth to Honour Duchess Catherine

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will honour the Duchess of Cambridge with the Royal Family Order. Catherine will reportedly receive the highest honour that can be bestowed upon a female member of ...
11 September 2015

Northern Ireland Man Gets 4 Years For Streaming Pirated Content

Paul Mahoney has admitted to being responsible for a "highly sophisticated fraud" that earned him around £300 000. The "social recluse" has plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud, acquiring criminal ...

11 September 2015

EU Court Rules That Travelling To Work ‘Is Work’

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the time spent by tradesmen travelling to their first customer of the day counts towards the 48-hour working week, which the UK ...

11 September 2015

Homo Naledi: Ground-breaking Discovery in South Africa

Researchers have discovered 15 partial skeletons of a human-like species in a burial chamber of a cave system located in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. The discovery is unprecedented ...
10 September 2015

Taylor Swift Wins Emmy Award

Taylor Swift and Jimmy Fallon have been announced as Emmy Award winners. The 'Shake It Off' singer has picked up the Original Interactive Program accolade for her 'AMEX Unstaged: Taylor Swift ...
10 September 2015

Captain of British Airways Flight Hailed as a Hero

While preparing for take-off on the runway in Las Vegas, the left engine of UK-bound British Airways flight 2276 suddenly caught fire, caused by a "catastrophic failure of the engine" ...

10 September 2015

Uma Thurman's Daring Rhino Rescue

Uma Thurman helped to rescue an endangered rhinoceros in Africa. The 45-year-old actress joined a team including experts from Wilderness Safaris as they brought the white rhinoceros and her calf to ...