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Ivankiv Museum in Ukraine hit by Russian Forces

As John Steinbeck aptly put, “All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal”. War is meaningless, but that is what Russia started on the 24th of February. Ukraine was on the receiving end and bearing the brunt of the cruel attack from Russia. Valuable lives were lost and there are people, fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of many nationalities stuck in Kyiv trying to escape the […]

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Joe Rogan: Another controversy

Ever the controversial figure, Joe Rogan, an American commentator, and podcaster, came under fire again for his recent podcast with Jordan Peterson regarding comments on race, climate, and Covid-19. Jordan Peterson is a Canadian-born psychologist who knows a thing or two about the controversy as well. Before this particular podcast, Neil Young, a singer, asked Spotify to either keep his songs or Rogan’s podcast, but not both. This was in […]

todayFebruary 2, 2022 1

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Romeo Beckham signs his first football contract

It is not often that someone dreams of pursuing a career of becoming a world-famous footballer. However, what is more uncommon and likely a more complex issue is having to do some with a father who is one of the most well-known individuals and sportsmen in the world. David Beckham’s son, Romeo Beckham, had long been working on his hopes of becoming a great footballer. This past week however his […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 9

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Wicked The Musical returns to West End

Wicked The Musical is a global phenomenon, and has launched the careers of some of the world's biggest stage stars, including Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy Gale arrives in Oz from Kansas, and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel.  Wicked tells the story […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 5

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Vic Reeves says tumour left him completely deaf in one ear

While it is never easy to have to go through cancer in any circumstance, comedian Vic Reeves has certainly had to deal with quite a difficult time. With the discovery of an inoperable brain tumour, life was not easy however, this was entirely exacerbated by the realisation that this brain tumour has also left him deaf in one ear. Furthermore, the jarring reality of this is that because the growth […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 7

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Little Mix star Perrie Edwards shares name of new-born son

  A birth of a new born child is always a momentous occasion in the life of a parent. The spectrum of emotions that has to be dealt with leading up to the birth followed up by the euphoria of seeing your new born baby is something that cannot be simply quantified. It was this experience that the Little Mix Star Perrie Edwards recently had the luck to experience for […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 5

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Vaccine passports to be introduced

If the current trends are to continue, the world will continue to push for a shift to normalcy, even amidst the lockdowns that are taking place. In order to facilitate these needs in a safe and sustainable manner minister Nadhim Zahawi is pushing for calls to keep the economy open and the introduction of a vaccine passport. While the minister stated that the decision for children to be vaccinated should […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 3

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Newlywed bride falls to her death from Arthurs Seat

  It is the story that no one wants to hear, especially in a scenario like this.  Fawziyah Javed had been looking forward to celebrating her 32nd birthday as well as a potential pregnancy when she plummeted 800ft to her death in Edinburgh.  This young lady had been visiting Arthur’s Seat with her husband to celebrate her birthday when this incident is believed to have happened. Upon police investigation, a […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 4

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More choices in topics to make exams fairer

  It is also one of the most daunting moments during a vital exam, when one has to choose the question or topic that they will spend a bulk of their time on. However, a change is now brewing. Pupils taking GCSEs and A-levels in England next year will be given a choice of topics and be told the "focus" of exams in advance to "maximise fairness". The intention is […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 2

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