(Picture: Derby) When this American agreed to play a game of pronunciation, he thought it would be a piece of cake. Or should that be a slice of apple pie? Siobhan Thompson, a pronunciation expert for Anglophenia, put her US friend Rusty Ward to the test and discovered he was pretty hopeless at saying it correctly. […]
I had an eating disorder growing up. And I think in part it was due to my confusion about what it meant to be a woman. I looked around at my teenage counterparts, all thongs and flirtation, and I wondered why I didn’t feel right. As puberty hit it became abundantly clear that as a […]
The swamp of moral depravity in which America is sinking is illustrated by a movie glorifying the exploits of a racist killer, American Sniper, receiving six Oscar nominations, while a movie depicting the historic struggle against racism led by Martin Luther King, Selma, has received none. Directed by Clint Eastwood, American Sniper tells the story […]
Being a General Practitioner in the NHS is a pretty intense kind of demanding. Some feel they just aren’t being paid enough for the staggering amount of work they do; or for the work they just simply can’t do, because there is not enough time to if you want to maintain things like your own […]
It looks as if 2015 could turn out to be Europe’s Year of the Insurgents. It’s going to be a rough ride, and the rise of the insurgents is only one of three major challenges that the continent now faces. In Greece’s elections this Sunday, the left-wing, anti-austerity Syriza party look likely to win. Then […]
Thousands of protesters demonstrated across Yemen on Friday, some supporting the Shiite rebels who seized the capital and others demanding the country’s south secede after the nation’s president and Cabinet resigned. President Abed Rabbo Hadi, a US ally in its campaign against Yemen’s local al-Qaida branch, stepped down Thursday with his Cabinet over the pressures […]
TORY grandee Lord Lawson yesterday condemned plans to make all future Governments gold plate Britain’s annual foreign aid budget, insisting the pledge would not help people in poor countries.
SLEEPING well in middle age helps ward off memory-loss illnesses such as Alzheimer’s in later life, a study has found.
Middle earners and the very rich have escaped ‘remarkably unscathed’ from the austerity programme – with those without children actually gaining financially from the changes.
The three-strong gang on mopeds used sledgehammers to bust their way into Carr Watches and Diamonds near Liverpool Street station in central London.