Number of plastic bags on UK beaches halves in one year

Number of plastic bags on UK beaches halves in one year

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches dropped by almost half between 2015 and 2016, according to a range of surveys carried out by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). The figures are published in the MCS Great British Beach Clean 2016 report. In 2015 there were, on average, 11 plastic bags per 100 metres...

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Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern: Review

Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern: Review

Robert Rauschenberg is Tate Modern’s Big Autumn show and is the first posthumous retrospective, and the largest exhibition of the artist’s work, for more than 20 years. Just glancing into the first couple of galleries, and seeing the vibrancy, the colour, the vigour and the audacity, it is well worth...

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Angel Investing

Angel Investing

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the alternative market for private investment in enterprise has grown dramatically. Record low interest rates, increasingly generous tax reliefs under Enterprise Investment Schemes, stress tests on banks and a change in attitude towards entrepreneurship have been key. Alternative finance business lending, including angel investing,...

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