21st Century

How To Get Married In The 21st Century

Kate Trueman | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Trueman

Once you've had at least five prosecco engagement celebrations and you've received too many cards to fit in your ridiculously over-priced studio flat in the outskirts of London, it's time to get serious and get a plan together. So here's seven points to help you out.

21st Century Goodbyes

Philip De Ste Croix | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Philip De Ste Croix

Funerals are never going to be happy occasions but increasingly we are seeing people wishing to forego the traditional sombre ceremony in favour of a more upbeat 'celebration of life'.

My Favourite Films Since 2000 And The Problem With 'Greatest Of' Lists

Dan Einav | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dan Einav

The BBC has published a list of the '21st Century's 100 Greatest Films", collectively compiled by 177 critics from around the world. Such a venture is...

Trump, Trust and Governance

Ravinder Randhawa | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Politics
Ravinder Randhawa

If the 20th century was about revolution and the end of empire, then the 21st century should be about democratic evolution and global connectivity.

How Can Academics Survive the Email Post-Holiday Blues?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

I use Facebook to message with my brother, Viber to exchange pictures with friends, Skype to call my Japanese teacher. But to communicate with my acad...

Burnout: 21st Century Curse or Blessing?

Jayne Morris | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Behind every burnout there is a story of overwork and overwhelm, which is why it is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions and affecting people of all ages and professions.

ON ... Okay then, but Where's My Flying Car?

Martin Treanor | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martin Treanor

I'm very grateful for all the gadgets mankind has invented - many of which were speculated in the minds of the Science Fiction visionaries (Trekkies do love their Bluetooth headphones, oh and flip-phones), I am however more than miffed some of my favourites didn't make it.

15 Reasons You Are Sooo 21st Century...

Samantha Baines | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Yes it's properly the 21st century! You've had almost 14 years to get used it now but have you fully embraced it? Take a look at the top 15 reasons you are soooo 21st century...

There's Something Odd About Today's Date

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

Maths fans, one for you. Today's date is a numerical phenomenon which only occurs five times a century, and this is the last one in the 21st century. ...

The Telly and the Cardboard Box

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

You might not quite believe this story, but it is based on real life. The protagonists are three 21st century kids, ages ranging from eight to 14, a movie to be watched on television and a shabby cardboard box. The time: Christmas.

Things Will Be Great When You're Downton?

Daniel Wood | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics
Daniel Wood

IPPR released figures showing that the top 10% of earners had increased their share of the wage bill from 22% to 32%, between 1975-2008. Moreover, the...