Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Only fully electric cars and vans will be sold in the UK from 2040, the Government has announced in a plan published by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). The plan will not affect hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles; only new cars and vans with conventional petrol...

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Independent Grenfell taskforce announced

Independent Grenfell taskforce announced

A new taskforce that will head up the recovery from the Grenfell Tower disaster has been announced today, 26th July. The independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce will take over from Gold Command, which spearheaded the initial emergency recovery operations. Working alongside RBKC council, the new team will move on to longer-term...

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US healthcare repeal plans voted down by defecting Republicans

US healthcare repeal plans voted down by defecting Republicans

The Republican party’s controversial plans to repeal Obamacare appeared to clear a major hurdle in the Senate yesterday, 25th July, only to fail upon the tabling of its second vote. The first vote had been on whether to open fresh discussions on the repeal of the Affordable Healthcare Act, popularly...

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Adam Peaty, Britain’s superstar of the swimming pool

Adam Peaty, Britain’s superstar of the swimming pool

He may well go down as one of the all-time greats in his sport, but ask most people in the street if they’ve heard of Adam Peaty, and you’ll most likely receive a blank look or a shrug of the shoulders in reply. The 22-year-old made waves last year by...

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Children of ISIS

Children of ISIS

Hundreds and potentially thousands of children have been left orphaned in the Iraqi city of Mosul and surrounding areas as a result of the Syrian war. Some however bear a second burden, the result of an ideology which has stripped them of their innocence. To many in their own society,...

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Scottish Ballet: The men take one for the TEAM!!

Scottish Ballet: The men take one for the TEAM!!

Scotland’s national dance company, Scottish Ballet, returned to the London stage at The Sadler’s Wells Theatre with a programme that aimed to show the company as a tour de force with two very different pieces, but with an over-arching theme and display of group dances. It was very much an...

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