Month: December 2017

7 Important Stories Of 2017 That Slipped Under The Radar

We may live in an ever-more connected world, but some news still seems to pass us by. And given this year’s wall-to-wall coverage of Brexit and Donald Trump’s constant Twitter proclamations, it’s unsurprising some important stories slipped under the radar.  Here are seven stories of 2017 you should know more about. 1. How a Saudi Crown Prince purged his royal family Read More

The World Is Welcoming 2018 In Style

Sydney has greeted 2018 in spectacular style with an epic fireworks display at the iconic Harbour Bridge. Thousands of spectators lined the shores of Australia’s second city to witness the breathtaking event, an hour after Auckland, New Zealand, became the world’s first major city to welcome the new year. Watch the video, above. Auckland, New Read More

For Years, Grenfell Was Hiding In Plain Sight But Now The World Is Watching And We Are Listening

On June 13, 2017, families in Grenfell Tower went to bed just like every other night. But within hours a fire would rip through the 24-storey high-rise and change the lives of residents and the wider community forever. As the world woke up the following morning to scenes of flames engulfing a residential tower in Read More

Ministers Considering 'Dad's Army-style' Border Patrols

Volunteers could guard some of the UK’s borders under plans being considered by the government. The Home Office confirmed that proposals for “Border Force Special Volunteers” at small air and sea ports were being discussed. They would be used to bolster Border Force staffing levels, in a similar vein to police community support officers. However Read More

When Does 'Dancing On Ice' 2018 Start? Date, Judges, Hosts And Contestants Plus Other Details On The New Series

After four years off air, ‘Dancing On Ice’ is sliding its way back onto our screens in 2018. ITV’s celebrity-pro skating competition was axed after nine series in 2014 amid falling ratings, but bosses are having a second stab at it with a new revamped version, which promises to try and recapture the show’s glory Read More

Internet Giants Could Face Tax Blitz Over Terror Content, Minister Warns

Internet giants could face punishing tax rates if they fail to cooperate with Government efforts to fight terrorism and online extremism, a minister has warned. Ben Wallace said Britain is the most vulnerable it has been for 100 years due to terrorism fuelled by radicalising content online and “patience is running out fast” with web Read More

Netflix Hints 'Friends' Is Finally Coming To Its UK Streaming Service

Netflix has dropped a massive hint that it’s about to make every ‘Friends’ fan’s dreams come true in time for the New Year. That’s because it looks like classic sitcom is heading for the streaming service in the UK. Netflix posted a massive clue it has snapped up the rights to the show on Twitter, Read More

UK Weather Warnings Issued Over Severe 80mph Gusts As Storm Dylan Brings Wet And Windy End To 2017

Storm Dylan has lashed parts of Ireland and Wales with howling gales in excess of 70mph and squally rain as it bears down on the UK mainland, casting gloom on the New Year’s Eve plans of millions. Forecasters have warned of severe gusts of up to 80mph as the storm brings a wet and windy end Read More

'The Price Is Right' Viewers Demand Full Series After Alan Carr's Festive Special

Viewers have called for more ‘The Price Is Right’ after Alan Carr rebooted the classic gameshow for a festive special after 10 years off air.  The comedian followed in the footsteps of Bruce Forsyth and Leslie Crowther as he fronted a one-off edition for Channel 4 on Saturday (30 January) night.  It seems it was Read More

Sydney Sea Plane Crashes Into Hawkesbury River Killing All Six People Onboard

All six people on board a sea plane which crashed into a river north of Sydney, Australia, have died, police have said. The New Year’s Eve pleasure flight plunged into the Hawkesbury River at Cowan Creek, around 15 miles north of central Sydney, after 3.15pm on Friday. Five passengers and the plane’s pilot are believed Read More

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