News & Views

27 August 2015

Experience Art at Tate’s new ‘Sensorium’

On Wednesday, visitors to Tate Britain will be able offered a unique gallery experience with the opening of the Tate Sensorium. The project will present visitors with art accompanied by ...

27 August 2015

Fringe Festival’s Funniest

In his first full-length show, Darren Walsh has been awarded the prize for the funniest joke at the Edinburgh Fringe. 39-year-old Walsh, a former animator from Peterborough, displays his talent ...

26 August 2015

Liverpool Ladies FC aim to shatter stereotypes and empower adolescent girls

Broadcasting across 187 territories, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup signified a huge leap in the evolution of women's football, with a championship that would go on to capture the ...
26 August 2015

Delayed Big Ben Adjusted

Parliament's clocksmiths have admitted that the chimes of Big Ben have been delayed by up to six seconds over the past two weeks. This has been a problem for BBC ...

25 August 2015

Men Who Foiled Train Shooting Receive Top French Honour

The French President, Francois Hollande presented the three Americans and one Briton with their awards at the Elysee Palace on Monday morning. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler and Chris ...

25 August 2015

World’s Fastest Woman Survives Crash in New Record Attempt

The 46-year-old adrenaline junkie walked away relatively unscathed; she sustained a broken ankle, some bad bruising, as well as a whiplash injury. She was attempting to break her current record ...

24 August 2015

The Hunt for the Ashley Madison Hackers

At a press conference in Toronto, police revealed that two clients of the Ashley Madison website, which facilitates affairs between married users, had taken their own lives after data from ...

24 August 2015

China’s ‘Black Monday’ Affects World Markets

After the Shanghai stock exchange suffered its worst day of trading in eight years, China's official news agency dubbed August 24th 'Black Monday'. Shares fell by nearly 9 percent - ...

22 August 2015

Three Rare Kittens Born in Israeli Zoo

Three weeks ago, an endangered sand cat named Rotem gave birth to three kittens at the Ramat Gan Safari Park in Israel. Mother and babies, of a breed once thought ...

22 August 2015

North Korea Ready for War

Both countries are set to meet at 10am at Panmunjom Truce village in an attempt to avoid further conflict. North Korea says its frontline troops are in a "quasi state ...

21 August 2015

Calais Strike Action Could Undermine Security

FTA was meeting with the Home Office Minister to be briefed first-hand on the outcome of talks between Home Secretary, Theresa May and French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve held in ...

21 August 2015

Quarter of young Brits kick off holiday drinking before midday at the airport

New figures released today by Cancer Research UK's Dryathlon have shown that a quarter of young Brits who had an alcoholic drink at the airport before their holiday started pre-midday, ...

21 August 2015

Plans for a ‘Sky Pool’ in London

Plans have been revealed to build a swimming pool suspended 115 feet above Barn Elms, London. Linking two 10-story blocks of flats at the Embassy Gardens development, the pool will ...

21 August 2015

Shots Fired between North and South Korea

South Korea's military is in a state of high alert, after North and South exchanged fire on Thursday. North Korea appears to have initiated the confrontation, reportedly firing a missile ...

21 August 2015

Greek Prime Minister Announces Resignation

Tsipras, of the leftist Syriza party, was elected only in January, based on his opposition to stringent austerity measures. In last Friday's vote that approved the most recent bailout, the ...

20 August 2015

Are you a social media personality faker?

Brand new research from biscuit brand Mikado has revealed that despite personality (81%) being the most important trait among all age ranges, 60% of Brits still fake their personalities when ...
20 August 2015

What To Do If You Face Workplace Bullying - Live WebTV Show

Have you ever experienced bullying in the workplace and would speaking out about it mean jeopardizing your job or future career prospects? Recent research reveals that a staggering amount of ...
20 August 2015

Police Chief Found Guilty of Misconduct

Since May last year, Mr. Gargan has been on suspension after claims surfaced of inappropriate advances made upon female colleagues. The Police Chief has been found guilty of eight charges ...

20 August 2015

Ashley Madison Hack Exposes Thousands of Officials

Hackers have finally released the data captured last month when the infidelity site Ashley Madison, which facilitates affairs between married men and women, suffered a security breach. The group, calling ...

19 August 2015

Putin Explores Ancient Shipwreck at the Bottom of the Black Sea

He told reporters on the shore that the purpose of his underwater expedition was to bring attention to the history and development of Russia in the region. However, the Ukranian ...

19 August 2015

Petition Demands a More Representative A-Level Music Syllabus

After participating in a course on gender equality, Jessy McCabe noticed that there was not one woman among the 63 composers featured in Edexcel's A-level music syllabus. The seventeen-year-old student ...

19 August 2015

Deal Proposed to Tackle Human Trafficking

On Thursday, British and French ministers are to sign an agreement focused on improving security at the French port of Calais, where thousands of migrants regularly attempt to cross the ...

18 August 2015

Little Mix say ‘Get Wild Animals Out of the Circus’

Girl group Little Mix feature in the new PETA ad campaign, captured by photographer Trevor Leighton. Their message is loud and clear; "Shackled, Beaten and Depressed. Get Wild Animals Out ...
18 August 2015

Babies in Britain Named after TV Characters

Game of Thrones, appears to be a common source of inspiration, with many British parents bestowing names such as Khaleesi, Daenerys and Arya on their children. The source of inspiration ...