Day: 13 February 2017

Why a trip to the woods has never been as exciting

Why a trip to the woods has never been as exciting

Climate change is seldom deemed to be a cause for celebration, but for wildlife lovers it offers up the exciting prospect that the natural world is changing before our eyes. As a Countryside Ranger in the North West of England I am fortunate to be able to see the various ...

The Most Popular Instagram Photos from the Grammys 2017

The Most Popular Instagram Photos from the Grammys 2017

Every year during awards season, Instagram becomes the No. 1 place for fans and viewers, helping the world’s most influential public figures connect with a global audience of fans and personally share their own visual stories as they celebrate entertainment’s most renowned events. During last night's ...

Immigration rules are encouraging landlords to be racist

Immigration rules are encouraging landlords to be racist

A scheme set up by the Government to tackle illegal immigration has led to racism against BME groups, according to new research. To deter illegal immigrants from settling in Britain, the Government launched “right to rent” which means landlords can be imprisoned or face hefty fines if they don’t ensure ...

Man-made pollutants “have reached the furthest corners of the planet”

Man-made pollutants “have reached the furthest corners of the planet”

Evidence that man-made pollutants have reached the furthest corners of the planet has come to light after cancer-causing chemicals banned since the 1970s were discovered in the world's deepest ocean - almost seven miles beneath the surface. Extremely high levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants - or POPs - were found in ...

Pensioner income is now higher than working families

Pensioner income is now higher than working families

It seems that if you are beneath retirement age you are now worse off in modern Britain. They say never get old, but that might not apply anymore, especially if you want a few more quid in your pocket. Research by the Resolution Foundation found that pensioner incomes dwarf those ...

Pair of homeless men forced to camp in a graveyard

Pair of homeless men forced to camp in a graveyard

A pair of homeless men have set up camp in a graveyard to escape the abuse they receive on the streets - which they describe as "the jungle". Chris Stanford and Jonathon Martin said they have had things thrown at them, been spat at - and mean-spirited locals have even ...

5 tips for a winning brand awareness strategy

5 tips for a winning brand awareness strategy

In a digital age when all consumer decisions start with a search query and all transactions are reliant on trusted familiarity, having a brand awareness strategy that transcends channels is crucial. Today, businesses have to fight tooth and nail to cover all bases in order to remain relevant. Gone are ...

World’s first commercial flying car goes on sale

World’s first commercial flying car goes on sale

The first commercial flying car in the world has officially gone on sale this week after car manufacturer PAL-V unveiled the Liberty Pioneer and Liberty Sport. Following the successful test programs of their concept vehicles in 2009 and 2012, PAL-V started the design of the commercial products that have been launched ...