Day: 6 March 2018

Watch – World’s oldest-known message in bottle is found

Watch – World’s oldest-known message in bottle is found

The world’s oldest known message in a bottle has been discovered on a beach, sadly it doesn't point to buried treasure. A couple found the 132-year-old bottle as they were walking along a beach near Wedge Island, Western Australia. One of the couple, Photographer Tonya Illman, said he said she ...

President Trump “ready to apologise” for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

Trump: Guns don’t kill people – gamers do

Donald Trump is set to meet with members of the video game industry just days after he backed off the National Rifle Association. The President believes increased violence in video games could be behind the recent shootings in the country. In response to the shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Valentine’s Day, ...

How one man rescued thousand of Jews

How one man rescued thousand of Jews

In its first UK screening, award winning documentary Above The Drowning Sea will be shown at BAFTA by the Pureland Series in London on Thursday 8 March. Due to the bravery of one man, Vienna based Chinese Consul Ho Feng Shan, who defied his government and threats from the Gestapo in World War ...

People with mental health needs explore photography in East London

People with mental health needs explore photography in East London

A series of incredible images have been released that were taken by people with mental health needs as part of Create's creative arts programme. Between December 2017 and February 2018, participants worked with the charity's professional photographer Alicia Clarke to explore different aspects of photography. According to a report published in ...

Five smart ways to buy a used car in London

Five smart ways to buy a used car in London

Buying a new or used car in in London is hugely popular: figures show there are 2.6 million registered cars in the capital, with 54 per cent of London households owning at least one car. Buying a brand-new car often doesn’t make much financial sense when you consider that it ...

There’s An Overpopulation Problem, But Not The One You Might Think

Brexit poses wide-ranging risks to animal welfare

Brexit poses wide-ranging risks to animal welfare, including a shortage of vets, costlier veterinary medicine, and an increase in the numbers of animals used in research, according to a new report by the Green Party's Animals Spokesperson. Keith Taylor MEP, who is also Vice Chair of the European Parliament's Animal ...

Airbus set to take flight out of UK amidst Brexit uncertainty

Airbus set to take flight out of UK amidst Brexit uncertainty

Airbus has warned it could take flight away from the UK without imminent clarity over customs rules after Brexit. The European aerospace manufacturer said it would soon have to decide whether to start stockpiling parts to avoid border delays, adding costs that could make its British operations uncompetitive. Airbus employs about ...

Film Review: The Divine Order

Film Review: The Divine Order

What remains long after the credits of Petra Volpe’s sophomore feature, The Divine Order, have finished rolling is the historical context in which the film is set. There will undoubtedly be a great number who see this film (writer included) who will be shocked by the revelation that the women ...

EP review: Coralcrown

EP review: Coralcrown

Sitting through the trailers at the cinema yesterday I couldn't help but think things have all started to get a bit complicated in the arts and entertainment biz. Wes Anderson's latest offering about canine pets that are exiled to a vast garbage-dump was the first to pique my curiosity, soon preceded by a ...