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Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Let’s Hope Brexit Talks Don’t Go To Penalties

Let's be fair and lower the expectations of Britain's negotiating team around the conference tables of the European Union in Brussels. Not only are they playing away, but the pressure on an early goal in the form a settlement on...

Who Is The New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker?

Doctor who's 13th incarnation as a Time Lord is in the form of a woman – film and TV actor Jodie Whittaker. The choice has not gone down well in some quarters, with thousands of series devotees griping about casting...

Giant Iceberg Set To Fracture From Antarctic Ice

A massive 6,000 square kilometre iceberg is about to snap off the Antarctic and head for shipping lanes in the South Atlantic. Scientists are watching for signs the iceberg is detached from the Antarctic ice field. Only a five-kilometre-wide frozen bridge...

Decade Of Rock Bottom Rates Leave Savers In The Red

Savers with cash in the bank have seen their nest-egg ravaged by inflation and interest rates over the past 10 years. Anyone with money stashed in a bank is in the red, according to a new study. Financial wizards at online...

Killer Chemicals May Halt Human Colonisation Of Mars

Scientists suspect humans may never colonise Mars as killer chemicals on the planet's surface pose a danger to life from Earth. The chemicals – compounds called perchlorates – are strewn across the surface of the red planet. Tests have shown that...

What Do You Do About A Problem Like Korea?

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un may be bonkers in his pursuit of prolonging his dynasty by threatening the world with nuclear incineration, but he has called the bluff of the world's most powerful leaders. So far, the combined diplomatic efforts...

Taylor Swift Is World’s Top Earning Celebrity

US pop star Taylor Swift is the world’s biggest earning celebrity, stashing a massive $170 million in the bank for just a year’s work. Her cash came from her ‘1989 World Tour’ dates on the road which grossed more than...

Oscar Glory Snatched Away Because Of A Typo

Cry a tear for actress Amy Adams whop was nominated for a best actress Oscar only to have her name scratched out. The Oscar was not to be, the nomination was a typo mistake, explained administrators. Someone added her name in...

Soccer Players Pay Penalty For Tax Abuse

International soccer stars are caught in a web of intrigue that has seen them avoid paying hundreds of millions of pounds in tax. Month after month the biggest names in football across Europe are embroiled in allegations of trying not...

Terrible Human Toll Of A Forgotten War The World Ignores

Thousands are dying without reason and with the world ignoring their please for help while terror attacks striking the hearts of major cities grip  headlines. The forgotten war in the Democratic Republic of Congo is shattering lives as at least...

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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...

Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...