Hammersmith Station evacuated due to suspect package

Hammersmith Station evacuated due to suspect package

Hammersmith tube station was evacuated this afternoon following the discovery of a suspicious package just after 14:30. Metropolitan Police and the British Transport Police attended the scene and secured the package, which was thought to have been placed in a bin. Local streets were placed on lockdown and, according to...

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The Hampshire School poet-in-residence recites for the Battlefield Trust

The Hampshire School poet-in-residence recites for the Battlefield Trust

On the 30th of September, The Hampshire School’s poet-in-residence, Clare Mulley presented her debut book Thorn Kings: Poems from English Battlefields in the school’s cherished library. Mulley recited a selection of her powerful, war poems accompanied by a live harp performance to raise money for the Battlefields Trust. The charity...

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Nobel Prize: Physics medal awarded to three British scientists

Nobel Prize: Physics medal awarded to three British scientists

David Thouless from the Univerisity of Washington shared one half of the Physics Nobel Prize with F. Haldane from Priceton and J. Kosterlitz from Brown University. They were awarded for their work in applying maths of surfaces to very complex Physics issues.  It correctly describes step-by-step changes in the electrical properties...

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Virginity as an entry requirement to universities in Egypt

Virginity as an entry requirement to universities in Egypt

Egyptian lawmaker and MP Ilhami Agena has called for mandatory virginity screenings for all women seeking admission to university.   Women’s rights group the National Council for Women was incensed by the suggestion and protested against it. The state-sanctioned group demands the expulsion of Agena and further criminal investigation into...

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Shopping News: London Offers and Events for October

Shopping News: London Offers and Events for October

With the last of the summer bikinis, fake tan and shorts cleared in the shops, making way for all things fabulously autumnal, you’ve got a great excuse for some retail therapy. Luckily we’ve tracked down the latest shopping news to keep you occupied over the next four weeks. London’s boutiques,...

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