Day: January 13, 2017

Amateur photographer captures rare light pillars

Amateur photographer captures rare light pillars

A father captured these stunning images of multicolored pillars beaming up into to the sky after waking up at 1.30am and thinking aliens were invading. Timothy Joseph Elzinga, 33, got out of bed when two-year-old son Gibson started crying - and he noticed the incredible light show outside. He thought someone ...

Are UFOs getting ready to invade Devon?

Are UFOs getting ready to invade Devon?

Are Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) piloted by aliens from outer space preparing to invade Devon? UFOs certainly seem to have been taking a great interest in this county in recent months. On 12 September 2016 a man saw two triangular objects fly at a fast rate over his back garden ...

Seven ways to save money on your divorce

Seven ways to save money on your divorce

The average couple spends a whopping £44,000 on their separation, but many could spend more if they're not aware of how to mitigate costs. New analysis of the true cost of divorce has found that on top of essential costs, such as legal fees and housing, separating couples regularly spend up to ...

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Think the UK has a free press? You're sadly mistaken, and what's happening to journalism right now should worry you... Whilst the threat of litigation is silencing real journalists and publications, an even darker threat, fake news, is putting them clean out of business. Politicians, climate change deniers, corporations and even countries ...

Theatre Review: Three Sisters, Union Theatre

Theatre Review: Three Sisters, Union Theatre

Director Phil Wilmott’s Three Sisters in a version by Tracey Letts (August: Osage County) is full of micro aggression. In a small space such as the Union Theatre’s new venue, nothing can be bigged up too much: subsequently this production is full of nuances sometimes so macro you’d miss them ...

London gift voucher swap shop launched

London gift voucher swap shop launched

A gift voucher swap shop has been launched in Westfield Stratford which allows members of the public to exchange their unwanted gift cards for cash or a charity donation. Brits are parting with a massive £300 million a year in unused gift card and voucher credit, new research has found, with 47 per ...

Manchester By The Sea: Review

Ten Films About Grief

By Linda Marric @Linda_Marric Depiction of grief on film can sometimes prove problematic if not handled with a certain amount of lucidity and nuance. As portrayed in Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By The Sea, guilt can be a cataclysmic force capable of destroying anything standing in its way if not confronted ...

This is why you get a cold in the cold

This is why you get a cold in the cold

The reason why cold weather can cause a flu epidemic has finally been revealed. Each year, a national flu epidemic always follows a chilly dry week with average temperatures below 0C. Now, new research suggests that cold dry weather makes for the perfect conditions as it helps the virus stay ...