Aaray Collective wins the Turner Prize for Irish pub with banners

Array Collective, a Belfast-based activist group have won the prestigious Turner Prize 2021, after they beat four other collectives to take the £25, 000 prize money. Their works,  a mock Irish pub adorned  in banners supporting reproductive rights and protesting against conversion therapy. The Judges praised the group for highlighting social and political issues in…

Wheelchair on track delays trains

SouthWest train from London Victoria to Croydon hit a wheelchair which fell on the track at Battersea Park station. All trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction  on 1st December 2021, at 9:55am. Luckily nobody was injured.

Dorsey resigns from Twitter

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter, stepped down, as CEO on Monday, replaced by chief technology officer Parag Agrawal as his successor. Dorsey. 45, said the company was “ready to move on from its founder” and in an email to staff he said he had a “bone deep” trust in Agrawal, who joined Twitter 10…

Conspiracy Theory

   “Theory” into “Practice” makes the world shake on its axis. Does anybody out there give a damn? Does anybody out there actually care? Is this “paranoia” regarded as just a sham? And that I will say what I think.  Yes I dare! “Conspiracy theories” are two most welcome words Yes – those who are…

Pre-Inca mummy found in Peru

Archaeologists at a funerary structure east of Lima in Peru found a mummy which could be up to 1, 200 years old, pre-Inca period. The underground structure where the mummy was found and offerings which were excavated with it. The mummy’s body was tied up by ropes and the hands were covering the face, which…

52 killed by gas explosion in a mine in Siberia

Disaster in a Siberian coal mine  at Kemerovo region, sparked by a gas leak killed at least 52 people on Thursday. The director of the mine has been taken into police custody, along with five other administrators. Only days before his death in a mine explosion in Russia’s coal-rich Kuzbass region, Boris Piyalkin  (55) said…

Emotional verocity of the pandemic

  Sarah Moss’s The Fell, gripping and funny, in which actor Emma Lowndes gives voice to four characters Kate, a woman quarantining in her Peak District house, wide open space tantalisingly close, her teenage son, Matt, their older neighbour, Alice, balancing loneliness with her need to shield herself, and the mountain rescuer dispatched when disaster…

Adverts for cosmetic surgeries to be banned for under-18s from May

  The UK advertising watchdog says the rules for adverts for cosmetic surgery  including breast enhancements and nose jobs designed to change person’s physical appearance are to be banned targeting under 18s across  TV programmes and social media. It is illegal to perform cosmetic procedures on under-18s but there have previously been no restrictions on…

Spotify follows TikTok’s successful design

Spotify is the latest app  following TikTok’s successful design  with a vertical video feed, a new feature in an early test build for iPhone reveals a new Discover tab being added to the app’s front page. It has vertical music video clips that users can swipe through rapidly, similar to TikTok’s interface.  The feature was…