Day: June 14, 2016

The Philanthropy Lottery

The Philanthropy Lottery

Making sure as much money as possible goes towards philanthropic projects is extremely important to the National Lottery so with each and every ticket sold a large sum goes to a variety of projects. Less than 1% of the total revenue from the sale of lottery tickets is kept as ...

Mass Shootings Are Not The Price Of Freedom

Mass Shootings Are Not The Price Of Freedom

Another mass shooting, another story about how America's lax gun laws helped a killer. Orlando shooter Omar Mateen purchased his AR-15 assault rifle legally, despite the FBI's suspicions about him. Terror suspects can be placed on a no fly list but not a 'no gun' list. The AR-15 is the ...

Losing The Battle For Europe’s Soul

In or Out? Reviewing the Evening Standard EU Debate

IN: Chuka Umunna (Labour MP for Streatham) Carolyn Fairburn (Director-General of the CBI) Rohan Silva (Tech entrepreneur) OUT: Daniel Hannan (Conservative MEP) Munira Mirza (Former Deputy Mayor for Health and Education) Jenny Jones (Green Party peer) On 7th June, the Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington staged a debate held ...

Fakebook: Are We All As Happy As We Look?

Facebook Will Be ‘All Video In Five Years’

Facebook will be ‘all video in five years says EMEA Vice President according to the social network's European vice president Nicola Mendelsohn. Talking today at the fifth annual Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit, in London, Mendelsohn said people are writing less and posting more videos and images. She said: ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

Leave Takes a Big Lead Ahead Of EU Referendum

The Leave campaign has taken a big lead in the polls ahead of the EU referendum on 23rd June. Guardian/ICM polls report a six-point lead, with Leave now enjoying a 53 per cent - 47 per cent advantage once “don’t knows” are excluded. According to Prof John Curtice of Strathclyde ...

Russian hooligans ‘trained to fight’ for battle of Marseille

Video – shocking GoPro video from Russian hooligan

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The level of violence seen in Marseille has sickened any right thinking person. Open warfare on the streets between Russian, French and English people, have been filmed and shared across the world. Now footage has emerged from one of the Russian "ultras" who has used ...

‘Germany’ Is The Most Googled Word In Syria

‘Germany’ Is The Most Googled Word In Syria

Germany is the most Googled word in Syria, according to the search engine's marketing Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Yonca Brunini. Speaking at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, Google marketing Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, she revealed that Khloe Kardashian’s ex-husband ...

Microsoft Aquire LinkedIN For $26.2 Billion

Microsoft Aquire LinkedIN For $26.2 Billion

Tech giant Microsoft has acquired LinkedIN for $26.2 billion in the largest acquisition it its history. The deal is Chief Executive Satya Nadella’s latest effort to revitalise Microsoft, putting social media at the heart of the company's offerings. Mr. Nadella said today’s work is split between tools workers use to ...