Day: May 24, 2017

Jennie Jacques & Georgina Higgins talk openly about epilepsy

Jennie Jacques & Georgina Higgins talk openly about epilepsy

Talented British actress Jennie Jacques (Vikings), and script supervisor Georgina Higgins (‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ and ‘Paddington Bear 2’) may be on different sides of the camera, but they are on the same page when it comes to a subject close to their hearts - epilepsy. Jennie's youngest sister lives with ...

Watch – Tragic! Dead whales washed up near Felixstowe

Watch – Tragic! Dead whales washed up near Felixstowe

Three minke whales have died and another two are in distress off the coast of the UK. The first sighting of the dead whale, a calf, was spotted on a mudbank in the River Orre, Near Felixstowe, on Saturday afternoon. Another dead adult whale, thought to be the calf's mother, ...

May’s media cronyism highlights biased election coverage

May’s media cronyism highlights biased election coverage

Theresa May has faced new allegations of media cronyism after her interactions at a press conference in Wales. It was in this Wrexham speech, to which only select insiders and media personnel were invited, that May announced adjustments to the social care reforms that had lured such ardent criticism earlier ...

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Beer of the Week – Green’s Ancient Grains Dubbel Ale

Strength: 7% ABV Brewed: Ghent, Belgium  Since launching their Ancient Grains range of beers in the UK last year, Green’s has become quickly renowned for a unique and complex brewing approach, which doesn’t use wheat or barley in the brewing process. As a result, the beers are naturally gluten-free, targeting ...

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Sweden has listed the entire country on Airbnb in celebration of its freedom to roam principle (or Allemansrätten) which gives people the right to freely explore all public spaces across the country. From a rustic retreat in a historic and mysterious forest in western Värmland to fishing in the pools of ...

The Red Turtle: Film Review

The Red Turtle: Film Review

The Red Turtle opens with the sight of a nameless man struggling to stay on-board his small boat in a huge storm. After he wakes on a deserted island, he finds water and fruit to live off, but decides to leave and builds a bamboo raft to sail away on. ...

Spark: A Space Tale – Film Review

Spark: A Space Tale – Film Review

By Linda Marric For an animation film primarily aimed at children, Spark: A Space Tale seems to spend an unusual amount of time trying to please its adult viewers. With multiple attempts at referencing anything from Stars Wars to WALL·E ( Andrew Stanton, 2008), director Aaron Wooley tries his very ...

Watch: China Launch Futuristic Elevated Bus

China downgraded by Moody’s for first time since 1989

China has been downgraded by Moody's for the first time since 1989 sending worrying messages to the rest of the world. Expectations that the country's financial strength will deteriorate in coming years was cited as a primary reason for downgrading the Asian powerhouse. Rising debt and a cooling economy were also ...

Health and Safety Awareness in Estate Agencies

Health and Safety Awareness in Estate Agencies

Health and Safety is of vital importance in any business, Estate Agencies are no different in this regard. Whether it’s the safety of their own employees or the safety of any potential customers who they’re showing around properties. It’s up to the Estate Agencies to ensure the safety of any ...

Scientists solve mystery of why flamingos stand on one leg

Scientists solve mystery of why flamingos stand on one leg

A flamingo stands on one leg because it takes less effort than using two, according to new research. It is possibly the animal kingdom's most iconic pose and the reason for it has remained one of the greatest mysteries in nature. Now, in the first study of its kind, scientists ...