Room Rental Websites Are Putting Woman At Risk

Sarah Power | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK Tech
Sarah Power

Unfortunately dating has a dark side and so does looking for somewhere to live, especially when you're a young woman on your own. Moving in with complete strangers is unlikely to be anyone's first choice but often poor timing, a lack of money or just plain bad luck means renting a room in a shared house or flat is the only option.

The Future: Animal Products Will Be Animal Free

Frontier | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

Many centuries ago it was necessary for us to use fur to keep the cold from killing us and we relied on the milk, meat and eggs of animals for sustena...

Mobile Volunteer Teams Bring Joy to Children Affected by Conflict in Syria's Homs Governorate

Razan Rashidi | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Razan Rashidi

The Syrian conflict has so far already forced more than five million children to live through terrible experiences. Building on local capacities, UNICEF and its partners are providing crucial psychosocial support for children to help them overcome such traumatic experiences.

When Education Meets Catastrophe

Nikita Malik | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Nikita Malik

Despite growing up in notoriously crime-ridden countries in Africa, I always felt safe at school. With time, it didn't make much difference that the school bus I rode to school in Johannesburg was bulletproof. I grew used to the barbed wire that surrounded the boundaries of my school in Tanzania.

Italian MEP Cécile Kyenge Set to Introduce Key Brussels Conference on Children Rough Sleepers at EU Parliament

Nick Fouche | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Politics
Nick Fouche

Besides their enhanced chances of subjection to violence or of being embroiled in crime either as victims or perpetrators, teens sleeping today in our cities' parks, upon shop doorsteps or 'sofa surfing' between friends and acquaintances often live in real peril of various forms of abuse by adults or older minors who observe their movements over time only to then take advantage of their powerlessness.

Changing Values and Internet Versus TV Watershed

Pippa Smith | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Smith

While the watershed does usefully remind us that there is offensive and harmful material on our screens after 9.00pm, with the challenge posed by the internet and on demand TV is the watershed past its sell by date?

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

Syria Conflict: The Consequences of Inadequate Funding

Howard Mollett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Politics
Howard Mollett

Crises at the scale of what has unfolded in Syria and neighbouring countries inevitably upset all norms and test the capacity of all organisations to respond, national or international. There can be no humanitarian solutions for what is fundamentally a political crisis. Yet as we head towards the third anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the international community does need to be asking itself: are we doing enough to assist those affected, and how can we do this better?

Swan 'Barbecued' On River Bank Near Windsor Castle

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

One of the Queen's swans was apparently "barbecued" and left on a river bank near Windsor Castle, an animal charity has said. The bird was butchere...

When a Human Right is a Human Wrong

Hugh Salmon | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Sitting, lounging, reading books - as I am now - by a swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, it is natural to absorb more sunshine than news. But the full horror of the Denver Dark Knight killings has penetrated this tranquil state and destroyed the lives of hundreds of innocent people oceans away from here.

Protection of Wolves Part 2

Clive Norman | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK
Clive Norman

As I suggested in my original blog concerning the conservation and re-introduction of wolves, that as soon as there is a conflict between man and the protected species, then these wonderful ideas of re-introduction will fall on barren ground.

Protection of Wolves

Clive Norman | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

I saw last night the second programme about wolf packs in the wilds of the USA, and very well made it was too. It tried its best to give both sides of what appears to be a very sensitive issue with some people having very strong feelings on both sides of the fence. Aren't you lucky! Now it's time for my two pennies worth.

Update on the Campaign to Protect the Wild Tiger

Sam Fox | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Sam Fox

As you know, there are only 3,200 left in the wild, and their only predator is man. We are killing this beautiful iconic animal for its skin, its bones, and its body parts. We are killing them to the point of extinction.

Why we Must Protect the Wild Tiger

Sam Fox | Posted 31.12.2011 | Home
Sam Fox

What can we do to stop this, I hear you ask? Well, we need to physically protect the wild tiger. There are trained anti-poaching patrols on the ground right now. Some of them are only equipped with bicycles, and binoculars. These brave people need more equipment to enable them to succeed. They need walkie talkies and mobile phones, Jeeps, trained dogs, tents, and a host of other equipment for them to succeed. We also need to employ and train more local people to do this vital work.

Women Always Win The Bed War, Says Study

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It’s an argument many couples encounter at bedtime, but when it comes to deciding which side of the bed to sleep on, it's women who call the shots, ...

Is Formula One fading...one circuit at a time?

Todd McCandless | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

The future of Formula One racing could change in the next few months. The Concorde Agreement, which governs the sport's teams (FOTA), regulatory body...