Weather permitting, the 2017 cricket season looks like a scorcher!

Weather permitting, the 2017 cricket season looks like a scorcher!

With Joe Root newly installed as England Test cricket captain and all-rounder Ben Stokes recently becoming the most expensive overseas player in the Indian Premier League’s history at £1.7 million – all that’s left is for the English summer to get underway! England cricket’s 2017 home schedule spans 149 days,...

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‘Perfect storm’ for European vegetables raises prices

‘Perfect storm’ for European vegetables raises prices

Terrible weather conditions across Europe have seen the availability of vegetables plummet and sent prices soaring. The combination of cold weather, flooding and low light levels has created a “perfect storm” of poor growing conditions. Bad weather in Italy and Spain is expected to greatly increase the price of vegetables...

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‘Looking from Space at the Human Impact on Earth’, at the Gresham Lectures

‘Looking from Space at the Human Impact on Earth’, at the Gresham Lectures

The Gresham Lectures are free, open to the public and available online as recordings. They range from history to science, economics and philosophy. KCW Today went along to “Scratching the Surface? Looking from Space at Human Impact on Earth” by Carolyn Roberts, last October 13. “Who in here hasn’t seen...

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