Day: August 14, 2018

4 footballers with dual nationality

This summer’s World Cup in Russia brought the prevalence of dual nationality in football to the fore, with the main case in point being Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri. Both players became embroiled in controversy after celebrating their goals against Serbia with Albanian political gestures; both Xhaka and Shaqiri ...

Death toll rises in horrific Genoa motorway bridge collapse

Death toll rises in horrific Genoa motorway bridge collapse

Authorities in the Italian city of Genoa have confirmed that at least 35 people have died and around 10 vehicles were involved in a horrific collapse of a raised section of motorway. Footage shows firefighters battling to rescue survivors in heavy rains. Cars can be seen crushed by the collapsed ...

These Japanese vending machines dispense hot pizza 24/7

New vending machines that dispense hot pizza 24 hours a day have been rolled out in Japan. The machine in Hiroshima, called Pizza Self, gives access to either margherita or four cheese pizzas around the clock, and apparently tastes just as good as a regular takeaway. According to SoraNews24 the ...

Where can you live for £1million in London?

Renting 47% cheaper than mortgage repayments in London

New property statistics have revealed renting could be the new buying for Londoners. Last year the average flat in London sold for £556,146, with terraced properties going for £666,852 on average and semi-detached homes fetching £654,761. The surge in property values has resulted in hefty mortgage repayments, which are now ...

Cornwall grinds to a halt as Britain faces staycation dilemma

Parts of Cornwall have ground to a halt as record numbers of tourists flocked to the coast during the summer heatwave. Visit Cornwall said it has stopped promoting two beaches because of a serious overcrowding issue. Two usually quiet spots, Porthcurno and Kynance Cove, have been inundated with tourists and ...

5 Fun & Educational Activities for Children with Autism

Though each child living with autism is unique, they exhibit some common traits such as repetitive behaviors, impaired speech/language, and difficulties with social interaction. Autistic children need a lot of support as they develop. Research suggests that supporting autistic children through play is the best way to help them learn. ...