The World Economic Forum marked the opening of its 45th Annual Meeting on Tuesday by awarding three exceptional artist and cultural leaders with a Crystal Award.

Collaborative resolutions

The 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicks off at Davos today in Switzerland. There are 2500 delegates attending the three-day long event from 140 countries from business, non-government organisations and social groups including Chancellor of Germany, President of France and PM of China. The topic for this year is the "Global Context”    ... more

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for broadcasters to bring 'new proposals' for the televised General Election debates. Credit@Cabinet Office via Flickr.

Debating the debate

The leader of the Liberal Democrats has called for a rethink regarding the televised debates that involve leaders of    ... more

Eriksen's 88th minute strike turned out to be the winner, though Vertonghen gave Spurs a two-goal cushion before his effort was wrongly rules offside. credit@SpursOfficial via Twitter.

Offside call prompts refereeing review

When Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland met at White Hart Lane this weekend what ensued was a tight affair. Though    ... more

The ‘Friendly Wi-Fi’ scheme was designed at the request of the Prime Minister to keep children and young people safe online when they use public Wi-Fi. credit@Lucélia Ribeiro via

Creative and secure platform

An innovative new partnership has been announced to keep children safe from online securities. Manchester based, Social Enterprise Engage    ... more

Phoebe Katis - All of my life

A musical star of Kajaki

‘Kajaki. The True Story’ is a remarkable story that has been the surprise package in cinemas this December. This    ... more

A collage of Keane's paintings. credit@Aj Stephens via flickr

Staring at the truth

In 1946 a young American male Walter Keane was in Berlin learning to paint. Through charm, wit and persona    ... more

Allegra forecasts the total UK coffee shop market will exceed 20,500 outlets and turnover of £8.7 billion by 2018. Image credit - @Paul

Essential economic role

The total UK coffee shop market is estimated at 16,501 outlets and continues to show strong sales growth of    ... more

Fruit juice proved popular amongst consumers purchasing products for breakfast and lunch out-of-home.

Nutritious and wholesome propensity

Smoothies have grown from a niche market in the 1990s to a £1.5 billion industry, according to research firm    ... more

Santa Claus loves The Positive! Credit@Wikipedia

Santa’s delivery service

Christmas poem by Yasmin Giannini aged 9 years old   Up, up and away they go, On, on through    ... more

Parading floats through Viareggio.

A cornucopia of merry colours

On the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea in northern Tuscany lies Viareggio, home to one of the most renowned    ... more

Quantum Dots being produced at PlasmaChem at a kg scale. Credit@Antipoff

A leading light

Korean electronics giant LG recently unveiled its new televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The    ... more

The characterful McGregor will now meet Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. credit@ufc via Twitter

Prevailing win sets up UFC title bout

On Sunday Conor McGregor, Ireland's rising star of mixed martial arts (MMA), continued his meteoric rise, dispatching Dennis Siver    ... more