Hugging tiger wins the wildlife photo award

Sergey Gorshkov’s photograph of a Siberian tiger one of rarest creatures on Earth  taken in the deep forests of ‘Russia’s Far East won him the title of Wild Photographer of the Year. The female tiger is seen embracing a tree, rubbing herself up against the bark to leave her scent and mark territory in Leopard…

Cities were places of “pessimism not hope”

Megalopolises cities like Chicago where 6 per cent of its inhabitants died of Cholera pandemic in 1854, the outbreak killed 8. 600 in 1892 and the great plague claimed the lives of over 100, 000 for London  (a quarter of the population) between1665-1666. Although cities have only ever been inhabited by a tiny minority of…

Uber secures licence to continue operating in London

  Good News for millions of Londoners and visitors who rely on Uber to get around the capital. Uber, the ride-hailing giant has finally secured its right to continue operating in London after a judge upheld its appeal against Transport for London (TfL) at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The Court said Uber was now a “fit…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…

A gripping tale of one of the most lucrative crimes in history

  The Avery’s most lasting legacy was the inadvertent triggering of a new model for the global economy. Henry Every was the seventeenth century’s most notorious pirate as the British government offered enormous bounties for his capture alive or preferably dead. Every’s most lasting legacy was the inadvertent triggering of a major shift in the…

Sunset in Santarem

Santarem city, west of central Para esrado (state) in North Brazil, on the bank of Tapaios river near the convergence to the Amazon river. Santarem  founded in 1661 as a Jesuit mission. to a Tapajo Indian settlement  (aldeia)  where a fort was built by Pedro Tiexeira. It became a town in 1758 known as Tapajos…