California faces huge power cuts as wildfires rage

California faces huge power cuts as wildfires rage

An estimated 1.5 million more people in California are set to lose power on Tuesday 29th October as a utility firm tries to stop damaged cables triggering wildfires. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) already faces an investigation by regulators after cutting supplies to 970,000 homes and businesses. It announced that...

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Gauguin Portraits at the National Gallery

Gauguin Portraits at the National Gallery

Surely an exhibition entitled ‘Gauguin Portraits’ should have been housed at their next-door neighbours in St Martin’s Place? However, the National Gallery have been busily borrowing over 50 works from all over the world, with half a dozen from private collections, never before seen in the UK. But why so...

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Papplewick School receives Green Flag Award

Papplewick School receives Green Flag Award

Papplewick was delighted to pass the Green Flag Eco assessment with flying colours and received this prestigious award.  Having already secured the Bronze and Silver awards, the boys had proudly shown Mrs Sandra MacLeod from the Eco School around the school at the end of September showing off their bat...

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A History of Water in the Middle East

A History of Water in the Middle East

Kareem Samara sits alone at the front of the Royal Court Theatre’s Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, quietly playing several instruments and filling the room with a calming energy. Beside him, a screen projection displays a map and the show’s title: A History of Water in the Middle East. While the Middle East region...

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