I’ve always loved flying. For me, it’s the ultimate combination of engineering and imagination, and it has allowed us to make the world a much smaller place, giving us easy access to new sights and experiences. Throughout history, women have had a key role to play in this industry, and it is in great part […]
Here’s a question: can you name me five female writers from history? Of course you can: Charlotte Brontë, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf… OK, next question. Can you name me five female composers? Not so easy, right? Because it turns out that the history of classical music is populated entirely by dead […]
For as long as we can trace back time story-telling has been the fabric of all society, bridging generations, communities and cultures. But never before the advent of the digital age has it been more critical to identity and security, particularly for women and girls. I have been studying and writing about the profound affect […]
Relatives said it was ‘horrific’ that Tony Blair and Gordon Brown should have a place, while many family members of those who died did not. The politicians will be among the 2,000 strong crowd at St. Paul’s.
This weekend, the world observes International Women’s Day, which technically falls on Sunday, 8 March, but it is very difficult to get people to do anything on a Sunday, even attend their preferred houses of worship. All week long, International Women’s Day (IWD) organizers have been marshaling their disparate and globally-dispersed supporters under the giant […]
Romanian nationals Ovidiu-Constantin Plamada, 31, and Mariana Sandra, 43, stole expensive jewellery as well as random household items
Friends Molly Clarke and Ann O’Hare spotted the man in trouble out at sea and managed to alert coastguards who rushed in to save him
The stall, which was at the University of Surrey, is trying to teach the public that eating creepy crawlies could actually be good for you
BRITAIN could be forced to accept a new surge of migrants under Brussels plans to set up refugee processing centres in Africa and the Middle East.
JIHADI John was kicked out of a Tanzania because he was drunk and disorderly, it has been discovered.