The Girl On The Train: Why Adapting The Ultimate Commuting Novel Makes Perfect Sense In A World Of Brief Encounters

Mark O'Thomas | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Mark O'Thomas

Adaptation is a natural process of evolution and The Girl On The Train film necessitates multiple enhancements, embellishments, and additions to Hawkins' source in ways that perfectly mirror its twin themes of infidelity and betrayal.

What Is This Obsession With Us?

Philippa Brakes | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK
Philippa Brakes

Many of us enjoy a walk in the woods, a trip to the beach or even a snorkeling holiday. Besides the escape from the digital grind, there is something ...

Two Years After Haiyan: Searching for Justice From Rich Countries

Renee Karunungan | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK
Renee Karunungan

The mass grave in Tacloban during Haiyan's first anniversary. The mass grave in Tacloban are lined with white crosses. Survivors who chose to remembe...

Asia Needs Strong Climate Agreement to Survive

Renee Karunungan | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK
Renee Karunungan

Many countries in Asia are extremely vulnerable to climate change. For this reason, the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 which will be happening in Dece...

Is Complexity Causing Us to Work Differently?

Araceli Camargo | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK Tech
Araceli Camargo

We are seeing the rise of a new technology era, which is changing our infrastructure and the way we usually engage with the world. This is creating a gap we have yet to understand, which will bring difficult challenges.

Adaptation to Climate Change Means Economic Adaptation Too

Alastair Roderick | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

Choices made in the next few years will affect the risks of climate change. If conservatives are right, and adapting to climate change is a better strategy than mitigating it, this has to start with adapting our economies - the source of unsustainable environmental change.

Storms on the Climate Horizon

Barry Gardiner | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

Science tells us that no particular adverse weather event either can or should be put down to climate change. That is just not the way climate change works. However, science also tells us that climate change will certainly bring an increase in both the frequency and severity of adverse weather events in general.

Why Davos Has Left Me With the Feeling That 2014 Is the Year the World Can and Must Rise to the Climate Challenge

Christiana Figueres | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Christiana Figueres

The mood, ambition and announcements at the World Economic Forum in Davos has left me feeling more energized and confident than ever that 2014 will be the year when the world can and must come together to meet the growing challenge of climate change and seize the opportunities manifest in a transition to a low carbon economy.

How to Blend in as a Foreigner

Laura Bui | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Bui

The issues my parents faced living in a foreign land never truly dawned on me until I began living abroad alone, and that "dawning" was only a superficial realisation. Growing up, I found my parents uncouth and I was annoyed by the seemingly unending confusion and embarrassment they bestowed upon me: why did they have to speak Vietnamese so loudly in public?

Big Screen Paddington Faces the Age of Austerity

Sri Sritharan | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Sri Sritharan

When Bond created Paddington in 1958 he was an innocent mirror on Britain of the time. The Paddington of 2012 would be an altogether different affair. Would he make it past Heathrow customs without a issuing a hard stare or two? How would he cope with three-fruit marmalade? 

Joe Dunthorne returns with Wild Abandon (VIDEO) | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Young London-based author Joe Dunthorne made a name for himself with the book Submarine. His debut novel won him the Curtis Brown Prize and was conseq...