David Cameron's £50 million project will help the elderly stay in contact with their GPs: @jewishcronicle

Modern day medicine

In the modern era technology plays a vital role in everyday life; it helps to organise, plan, schedule, socialise and entertain. Now, a common tool found on laptops, phones and tablets will be used in conjunction with the NHS to provide better services to patients. Skype is still relatively new in the world of technology    ... more

Around half of US companies in the top 250 have chosen London as their European base - credit via https://www.flickr.com/photos/thewolf/

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

Campaigner's look to the inspiration of David Cameron: The Prime Minister's Office flickr.com

Fuel Poverty campaigners look to David Cameron

The Fuel Poverty campaign has reached out to Prime Minister David Cameron with a petition in their attempts to    ... more

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World Cup play-offs ensure there is more excitement to come

While last Tuesday saw the nation’s gaze turned towards North London under the lights at Wembley, across the globe    ... more

Number one is Rafael Nadal

Tennis’s comeback king

As the sun starts to set on another tennis season, a glance at the men’s rankings confirms one of    ... more

Hodgson and Gerrard will be instrumental to England's success

England’s quest to reach Brazil

This week the Premier League season takes an international break as we wait and see if England can qualify    ... more

Olympic gold-medalist turned presenter will now be a columnist for Women in Sport. Source Flickr: edtelling

Women athletes turn to journalism to create buzz for women’s sports

Olympic gold medal-winning heptathlete Denise Lewis has taken the opportunity to write for the Women in Sport magazine to    ... more

Joey Barton was one of the first to back the campaign. Source Tumblr LoveSoccerLoveLife

Simple campaign for gay footballers proves success

On the weekend a simple and fun campaign backed by Paddy Power, called ‘right behind gay footballers’, asked footballers    ... more

Two Somali girls hold their twin brothers outside a tented hospital ward at a free Outpatient's Department medical clinic, at the headquarters of the Burundian Contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), in Mogadishu. (UN Photo/Stuart Price)

Concerted action saves 90 million children since 1990

Around 90 million children’s lives have been saved over the past two decades thanks to concerted global and national    ... more

Ambassador Janez Lenarčič (r), the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, talking with a Brnješ/Bërnjesh resident during a visit to the Roma settlement to inspect the new waste-water collector built there with the aid of a grant from the Best Practices for Roma Integration project. (OSCE/Tomislav Georgiev)

Kosovo grants programme yields results

A representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has visited Kosovo to see the results    ... more

Cameron pledges to provide humanitarian to Syria, credit to Number 10, flickr.com

Cameron pledges to be world leader in Syrian humanitarian aid

This week has seen Syria remain the focus of media attention, with Parliament blocking Cameron’s desire to use military    ... more

Hopes of reconciliation in Syria remain high, credit to Freedom House, flickr.com

Syrian dispute has the capacity to create a peaceful solution

The controversy surrounding the use of chemical weapons in Syria may result in further cooperation between key players in    ... more

Many teenagers have achieved the grades they studied hard for

Today’s youth have dedication, drive and determination to offer to society

A level results were released last week to a nation of nervous teenagers, yet amidst reports of a dip    ... more

Syrian activists and Haytham al-Maleh trip to the Syrian refugee camps, credit to Freedom House, flickr.com

Trade, service and a desire for normality gives Zaatari refugee camp a sense of ‘home’

Refugee camps are notorious for their poverty, crime and deprivation, so it is refreshing to hear of attempts to    ... more

New President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani 
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Iran’s new president invokes high hopes of international reconciliation

Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, sworn into office on Sunday, is fast becoming a symbol of hope for Iran’s    ... more

Putin's legislation sparks a reaction from equal rights campaigners, credits to @Edwin de Jongh

Putin’s ‘anti-gay’ legislation fuels desire for equality and freedom for all

Russia’s controversial president Vladimir Putin has, in the past month, seemingly declared a war on homosexuality within the country    ... more

The Royal Family, credit to Michael Garnett

Royal baby’s important role to promote social and national cohesion

With the birth of Kate and William’s son yesterday bringing the royal family into the forefront of the media    ... more

For the mass of Egyptians, democracy does not lead to violence and disorder instead peace.
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The power of true democracy; an ambitious solution to Egypt’s chaos

Whilst the news of current Egyptian riots and murderous violence has gained a significant amount of press coverage, it    ... more

The British & Irish Lions and Andy Murray provided a weekend British sport will never forget. From left to right sourced: From Flickr - parmsingh and Gary Russell

Fantastic weekend of British sport rivals Olympic heroes

It was everything that fans never expected to happen all in one weekend – and with aplomb. Andy Murray    ... more

Marriage rally outside the Supreme Court ©StephenLukeEdD, flickr

Same-sex equality given legal boost by historic Supreme Court rulings

A series of landmark victories for same-sex couples is sweeping America as part of a wider movement in the    ... more

National Blood Week (source@everton)

National Blood Week smashes blood donation target

Only 4% of the eligible population are registered blood donors. That amasses to 1.3 million of the population and    ... more

Graduation day at top universities should be something all social classes are able to take part in. ©htjghs.blog

Top universities urged to admit state school pupils to balance equality

A governmental report has called for top universities, many as part of the Russell Group, to save at least    ... more

Turkey capturing the world with change ©ADFreeS

Social media vital form of expression within political movements

The riots recently seen in Turkey, dubbed the ‘Turkish Spring’ by the media worldwide, have been continuously broadcasted globally    ... more

Queen Elizabeth on her 60th Coronation. ©3bpblog

Popularity of the British monarchy leads Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 60th Coronation

On June 2nd 1953, the coronation of the 27-year old Queen Elizabeth took place, 16 months after her accession    ... more

Mahmoud Abbas has appointed a new prime minister during a crucial time for the Middle East Peace Process. (Photo by: An-Najah University)

New Palestinian Prime Minister revives hope for peace

The Palestinian Authority’s new Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, was officially appointed on Sunday, coming at a critical time in    ... more

John Lewis is encouraging employees to aim higher as it launches a degree-level qualification. (Image: Steve Poole via flickr)

John Lewis “University” to revolutionise retail careers

John Lewis raised the bar for apprenticeship schemes this week by announcing plans to launch the “University of John    ... more

Volunteers reached maximum capacity within an hour and a half, as residents of the disaster stricken towns reached out instantly to help one another. (PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN / NEWSOK.COM)

Oklahoma Governor praises volunteers’ resilience amid tornado’s devastation

Oklahoma’s Lt. Governor Todd Lamb has praised the overwhelming response of volunteers after a mile-wide tornado struck parts of    ... more

Global inspiration actress Angelina Jolie

Global inspiration as Angelina Jolie ‘proactively’ undergoes a double mastectomy

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, aged 37, revealed this week in The New York Times, in an article titled ‘My    ... more