Kundol, one of the many lakes within Swat ValleyCredit@Tour Swat Kundol Lake Swat Valley

Forming history within a valley of beauty

On the 10th October 2014, the Norwegian Nobel committee made history as the youngest ever co-recipient was announced of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. At 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai, a female education activist from Pakistan entered the history books as the youngest recipient for any of the 5 Nobel categories and the first Pakistani    ... more

Emma Watson speaks at the UN. Credit@flickrUNWomen'sHeForSheCampaign

Solidarity and gender unification

Over the course of the past week the UN has staged productive discussions on international attitudes towards feminism. Actress    ... more

The headquarters of Standard Life, one of the main buildings within Edinburgh's financial district. Since Scotland has decided to stay within the union, Standard Life has decided to keep its headquarters in Scotland. Image Credit - en.wikipedia.org

UK economic unionism

An analysis, released by the UK Treasury, has suggested that Scotland’s economic performance is stronger because it is part    ... more

Reeva Steenkamp's case may bring forward discussions on gun legislation. Credit@facebook.com, twitter, flickr.com

Valuable awareness on gun legislation

The trial of Oscar Pistorius has gained the attention of South Africa as well as worldwide recognition. The case    ... more

Farah, pictured at the 2014 London Marathon, has transitioned from middle distance to long distance races. credit@allyhook

Ambitious Olympian demonstrates determination

Double Olympic champion. European and World Championships gold medallist. BOA Olympic athlete of the year. Recipient of a CBE    ... more

Maysam Ghovanloo with a tester of the Tongue Drive. Credit@MaysamGhovanloo.

Tongue in cheek

An organ that has been likened to an octopus’ tentacle, the complexity of the human tongue allows it to    ... more

A study of 600 businesses shows that 20% of small businesses plan to take on one or more apprentices in the next 12 months. Image credit - www.lynnefeatherstone.org

Creating occupational opportunities

A major new apprenticeships campaign has launched, the ‘Get In. Go Far’ campaign aims to support young people to    ... more

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An extraordinary spectacle

The Google Impact Challenge, designed to help fund the most innovative technology, came to its conclusion last month when    ... more

Frank Maloney Credit@vebidoo.de

Britain’s acceptance reaches new heights

As a boxing promoter, Frank Maloney is primarily famous for guiding Lennox Lewis to the world heavyweight title. He    ... more

Ebola in West Africa. Medical workers during the Ebola situation .Credit- EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Aid for the future

Throughout the centuries, several physical conditions have arisen and may have been subsequently conquered by scientists and healthcare professionals    ... more

Ed Miliband aiming for change. credit@creativecommons

21st Century politics

The UK government is responsible for the running of the country; providing laws, rules and regulations affecting each individual    ... more

Members of the U.N. Security Council stand for a moment of silence, July 18, 2014 of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Credit@gdb.voanews

The European Union: a guardian for human rights

The European Union may be one of the true safeguards of our democracy. It may be hailed as an    ... more

The Jobcentre Plus new mental health support scheme credit@johnnyvoid

New leaps for mental health support

Society has become much more informed about mental health challenges in recent years. This has been aided by celebrities    ... more

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A new British press

Andy Coulson has achieved many things in his career and has contributed greatly to the British Press industry.  Since    ... more

Elton John and David Furnish making a difference with gay marriages and rights Credit@celebrities.gearlivecreative commons

Reform for Russia’s gay rights

Recently, music artist Sir Elton John spoke out about gay rights. Due to the recent debate about gay clergy    ... more

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Celebrity speakers bring austerity protest into the limelight

On the afternoon of Saturday 21st June celebrity comedian Russell Brand joined approximately 50,000 people, of all ages, cultures    ... more

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Knighthoods recognise public spirit

This weekend marked the annual festivities of the Queen’s birthday, celebrating her 88th year. Saturday saw the parade of    ... more

Overseas visitors spent £21.01 billion in the UK in 2013, up 12.7 percent year-on-year. Image credit - Thom Davies via flickr.com

Utilising Britain’s uniqueness

A Tourism Council has been set up by between the Government and the tourism and hospitality sector. It will    ... more

Nearly 1,400 new electric carriages will be rolled out across the new franchise. Image credit -www.therailengineer.com

Public transport modernisation

Three new state-of-the-art electric train fleets will mean more services and seats, faster journeys and better connections across many    ... more

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Administrative and economical transformation

Ukraine’s new president, Petro Poroshenko, has vowed to make his first goal in office to bring the unrest in    ... more

Ten qualifying years of National Insurance contributions will be required to receive any State Pension under the reforms. Image credit - www.bathknightblog.com

Comprehensible flat-rate reform

There are major reforms in the pipeline for the State Pension, which claim to simplify the system and provide    ... more

The Herpes simplex lifecycle, showing how it enters cells and inserts it's DNA to turn them into viral factories. Harvard University scientists looked to use this virus in the treatment of brain cancer, showing how they're results improve the data of previously published work and trials. Credit image@ GrahamColm, wikimedia commons

Strides in cancer treatment from atypical ally

Viruses and mankind have shared an evolutionary history since the dawn of man, evolving, adapting to best infect and    ... more

Dani Alves shows productive approach to dealing with racism credit@facebook

Racist incidents prompt awareness and action

In a recent Spanish football match between Villarreal and Barcelona, and in echo of what many believed to be    ... more

Clifford is sentenced to eight years
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Verdict gives women a voice

Showbiz PR ‘guru’ Max Clifford has achieved many things in his working life; from gaining notoriety for very publicly    ... more

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announces a new £120 million infrastructure investment. Image Credit  - www.flickr.com/photos/communitiesuk

Planned infrastructure advancement

The Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced a £120 million infrastructure investment planning to bring jobs and businesses to    ... more

Output in 11 of the 13 manufacturing subsectors recorded year-on-year growth. Image credit - www.oeko-tex.com

Supply chain investment boost

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has announced an investment of £100million to help companies strengthen their domestic supply chains    ... more

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Modern day medicine

In the modern era technology plays a vital role in everyday life; it helps to organise, plan, schedule, socialise    ... more

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The business nucleus of Europe

More of the world’s largest companies make London their European home than any other city, according to new research    ... more

The price of property coming onto the London housing market is up by an average of £11,217 in March - image credit via www.flickr.com/photos/shirokazan/

London’s transforming skyline

There are 236 London tower buildings of at least 20 stories in the planning or construction stages, according to    ... more

Hitachi Rail is targeting lucrative rail contracts, including bidding for work on the controversial £50billion High Speed 2 (HS2) project.credit via - www.neontommy.com

High-speed railway prospective

Japanese engineering giant Hitachi is to move its rail division's headquarters to Britain, closer to its factory at Newton    ... more

ASDA have announced it will add £100million to a price reduction plan. credit via - www.flickr.com/photos/markscott/

Supermarket’s reduction strategy

In recent months, the German-based discounter chains Aldi and Lidl have seen their sales go up by 32 per cent    ... more

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The British Formula One economy

This weekend sees the start of the Formula One season in Melbourne, at the Australian Grand Prix. With 19    ... more

A new blood test has been developed that can predict Alzheimer's credit @ blog.seniorlicingexperts.com creative commons

Testing for future brain health

A team of researchers at Georgetown University, Washington DC, have discovered the world’s first blood test to predict Alzheimer’s.    ... more

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Power to the people

Just hours after being released from incarceration, Ukraine’s former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, offered a profound message for the    ... more

Elise Christie turning a corner credit@koreatimes

The road to rejuvenation

It's been a learning curve of a week in the world of Speed Skater Elise Christie, with Saturday's 1500m    ... more

CBI Chief John Cridland credit@The-CBI-via-flickr.com

CBI economic forecast predicts growth in 2014

The CBI, one of UK’s premier lobbying organisations has forecast that the UK economy will grow in the next    ... more

Nawaz Sharif with delegates. credit@ by PML-N PML-N

A watershed of new political trends

Last week was marked by two events in international political arenas, both unprecedented and long-awaited: initiation of the first    ... more

UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. 
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Politics of humanity

The UK may soon participate in UNHCR’s global resettlement program and provide homes for thousands of Syrian refugees. David    ... more

Turkey protests on seeking control access to the internet@ credit creative commons

The online power of democratization

In Turkey hundreds of people are gathering on streets in attempts to avert the implementation of new laws that    ... more

New immigration rules lift restrictions for Bulgarians and Romanians. credit@ by stephen_medlock

Development in UK border policy

On January 1st, a seven-year period of conditions for Bulgarian and Romanian citizens established by the UK in 2007    ... more

Beautiful beaches such as Latakia and green landscapes are all part of Syria. Credit@ kais zakaria, Abd, hanan smart all via flickr

Syria: Unseen beauty

“I think I wanted to show that the world is far from being some big, intimidating place. It, in    ... more

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Racing star’s survival an indicator of champion strength

Legendary racing driver Michael Schumacher has survived a recent skiing accident, currently remaining in hospital following Sunday’s incident. The    ... more

David Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan. credit@ by the Prime Minister's Office

Key goals of Afghanistan mission reminded

David Cameron sent a Christmas message to the UK troops in Afghanistan to congratulate on the upcoming holidays, yet    ... more

Chadian ex-president Habre was finally brought to justice. credit@T.R. Foley

New hopes for stability in African region

This month, Senegalese special court Extraordinary African Chambers, inaugurated to bring justice to Chad’s ex-president Habré, starts its second    ... more

The greatest hero of all times: Nelson Mandela. Credit: Max Tegman via flickr.com

Nelson Mandela: A legacy forever

A statesman par excellence. A leader who led by example. An anti-apartheid revolutionary and a philanthropist. Nelson Mandela took    ... more

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Japanese firm plans to outsource solar energy production to the moon

Electricity production is currently at the forefront of innovation, demand drives suppliers to diversify and demand has reached a    ... more

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Scientists unveiled a revolutionary finding on unemployment

Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Oulu Finland uncovered that men who are unemployed for more    ... more

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Summit looking to open opportunities for women in football

Over the past couple of decades discrimination and equality have been brought into sharp focus within football culture. Recently,    ... more

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Haiyan, the world’s most powerful storm, offers lessons

Typhoons or hurricanes are elevated storms patterns commonly occurring in the Pacific Ocean within areas of warm tropical waters.    ... more

David Beckham intent on helping the MLS achieve their aim of becoming the fourth biggest league in the world.

Beckham: From the changing room to the boardroom

David Beckham has revealed his plans to buy a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami as the MLS looks    ... more