Day: April 14, 2016

The case for a new Third Way

Watch: Amazing Timelapse Of London

A 24 hour timelapse of London has been recorded from the Cheesegrater in honour of it being awarded the City of London Building of the Year prize last week. Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects chose the tower as the winner of its first-ever Building of the Year award. At 224 ...

Jonas Gutierrez Was Dropped Because Of Cancer

An employment tribunal has ruled that Jonas Gutierrez was dropped by Newcastle United because of his cancer diagnosis. The Argentinian midfielder had a clause in his contract that would trigger an extension to his deal, but he was denied a deal through appearances, a decision made by the then club manager Alan Pardew. ...

Labour warns schools facing a £7.5bn budget shortfall

Labour warns schools facing a £7.5bn budget shortfall

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor By 2020 schools could be looking at a £7.5billion budget shortfall by 2020, the Labour party has announced. The black hole in education finances could lead to large scale redundancies and could mean class sizes could increase. The news has come as analysts have said ...

Have they finally found the Loch Ness Monster?

Have they finally found the Loch Ness Monster?

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor After decades of looking for the Loch Ness Monster, a research team came across this shape on their radar. Had they found the most famous and most illusive creature on the planet? Well, no, they haven’t. It turns out the shape was in fact a ...

Keep Park Runs Free

Keep Park Runs Free

Every Saturday at 9am, tens of thousands of runners in 850 locations across 12 countries head to their local park to compete in the Parkrun. Founded on the ethos of being free and open to everyone, Parkrun is not for the uber-competitive racers, it's not for the casual joggers or even the ...

Banning Headscarves: Where Prejudice Meets Idiocy

Banning Headscarves: Where Prejudice Meets Idiocy

Look at photos of Irish women from the 1950s and '60s and you'll see plenty of covered heads. Women of all ages wore wool shawls pulled over their heads as they went about their daily chores, bustling children off to school, buying fresh fish at little stalls or rushing off ...