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Ronan Kreet

On The Front Line Of The Modern Boar Wars

Barcelona may be famous for architecture, the Catalan lifestyle and culture that attracts tens of millions of visitors a year but there’s another more unwelcome guest. The Spanish city is the unwilling and sometimes unwitting front line in a war...

A Decade Of Faith In Lego Ends In Success For Blind Matthew

Blind Lego fan Matthew Shifrin has completed a 17 year labour of love that has seen the building bricks giant reach out to help visually impaired children use the toy. But along the way, his success was blighted with tragedy...

Brexit – What’s Happened So Far This Week?

Brexit is moving so fast that by the time you have read this article, the circumstance will have changed again. The latest moves are Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his first major vote in Parliament as a cross-party coalition...

Drones, Robots And Implants – The Future For Humans

A massive technology take over is on the way that will revolutionise our lives with robots, body implants and drones taking over many day to day tasks. Although the predictions are science fiction for the time being, scientists and technology...

All Smiles As Boris Woos EU With A Charm Offensive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s charm offensive to persuade European leaders to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement looks a waste of time. Irish premier Leo Varadkar and French leader Emmanuel Macron have already poured cold water on the idea and...

Hamilton Outruns F1 Rivals But Can’t Beat Age

Other Formula 1 drivers can’t seem to keep up with Lewis Hamilton, but age seems to be catching him. The 34-year-old world champion has notched victories in eight of the 12 grand prix run this year so far and heads...

How The de Havilland Comet Opened The Skies To Travel

A mammoth aviation anniversary is set to pass this week - the first flight of the legendary Comet, the first jet powered airliner. The Comet first took to the air on July 27, 1949 and unlocked the door to cheap,...

Mystery As Iran Claims Missing Oil Tanker Was In Distress

An oil tanker has mysteriously disappeared from international waters close to the coast of Iran. Iran says rescuers aided the foreign tanker MT Riah in the powder keg Strait of Hormuz after receiving a distress signal. The tanker was seen to...

How Advertisers Secretly Steal Your Login Details

Ever wondered why you those pesky adverts follow you around the internet after you have searched for something to buy online? One reason is ad spammers are stealing your email address without you knowing with secret forms. A team of web...

Cryptocurrency – The Final Frontier for Star Trek’s Kirk

Star Trek’s Captain Kirk - actor William Shatner - has crossed the financial frontier to launch his own cryptocurrency. His start-up Third Millennia is offering a blockchain solution for collectors who need to prove their ownership and authenticity of real...

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