March 2015

Opposition leader's stomping start to general election campaign

Britain's feisty deputy opposition leader has launched her general election campaign with weeks to go before polling day.Labour's Harriet Harman, Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham in south London for the last 33 years, made her bid t ...

EU countries 'dealing in dodgy food' must be stopped

Horsemeat scandals sent shockwaves across the European food industry in 2013, setting off investigations, launching communications into a frenzy and even driving some major players to bankruptcy. In the wake of the investigations, the perverted effec ...

Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Farage?

As affable as he may seem, as much as you might think you could have a pint down the pub with him, UKIP leader Nigel Farage has a dangerous and confused message for Britain.This week he called for laws to prevent racial discrimination at work to be scrapp ...

Derelict house is setting for pop up art show

Daring art students from two UK universities in the leafy Home Counties mounted a one-day pop up exhibition of their work at an unusual inner city location today.Installations, a film, sculpted pieces and a dramatic performance were put on by nine young p ...
One Word: Police

Fifty Black males say what "police" means to them

US-based website Cut.com  asked 50 males aged 5 to 50 to respond to the word "police". This video shares their candid replies.

New app 'takes back' texts you might regret sending

Have you ever wished you hadn't sent that late night text to an ex? Or maybe you've accidentlly sent a naughty message to your dad instead of your lover?Well, a 28-year-old American woman has created an app which lets you take back text messages be ...

'Fur is back in fashion but who's to blame?'

It was all mink everything at Astrid Andersen's stellar debut bespoke show for MADE Fashion Week. The London designer's fall/winter 2015 collection featured all sorts of fur looks, from an oversized swakara basketball jersey to a fu ...

Junk food giant's attacks on staff damage its image

McDonald’s, that once-great American symbol of ingenuity and ruthless efficiency, is having some major difficulties, as its plummeting profits and recent C-suite shake up can attest. But while the fast-food monolith’s biggest problems used to ...

'Use Parliament for social housing' say UK campaigners

Britain’s Houses of Parliament should be converted into affordable flats to save taxpayer money and provide much needed accommodation, claims social housing campaign group Generation Rent.With a prime Central London location, historic architecture a ...

Exploited child labourers face injury and death in Philippines

Child labour abuse is worsening in the Philippines. In 2011, the Philippine National Statistics Office reported that there were 5.5 million working children in the country, 2.9 million of whom were working in hazardous industries such as mining and planta ...