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Shocking 163% rise in food bank use‏

Shocking 163% rise in food bank use‏

Almost a million people received emergency ration supplies from food banks in the past year – a shocking rise of 163% from the previous year – a new report by Trussell Trust has revealed. Figures show 913,138 people accessed their food [read more]

UK beaches top charts with excellent water quality

UK beaches top charts with excellent water quality

The Good Beach Guide, compiled by the Marine Conservation Society (MSC), has rated 73 per cent of the UK beaches with highest water quality. MSC tested 734 UK beaches and rated 538 amongst them with top standards, that is 135 more than the [read more]

Liverpool marks 25th anniversary of Hillsborough victims

Liverpool marks 25th anniversary of Hillsborough victims

The city of Liverpool paid its tribute to the 96 football fans who died in Hillsborough tragedy 25 years ago at the Liverpool FC’s home ground in Anfield today. A special service was held at Anfield in memory of the 96 fans who lost [read more]

Forest fires destroy 1,000 homes in Chile and kill 12

Forest fires destroy 1,000 homes in Chile and kill 12

A large forest fire has killed 12 people  and destroyed more than 1,000 homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso. President Michelle Bachelet has declared a state of emergency and put the armed forces in charge of evacuation after [read more]

Public urged to protect passwords amidst Heartbleed bug worry

Public urged to protect passwords amidst Heartbleed bug worry

Experts have warned the public to change their computer and phone passwords following a potentially catastrophic online security breach. The warning stems from the discovery of an Internet bug called Heartbleed, aptly named due to its [read more]

Mass stabbing at Pennsylvania high school

Mass stabbing at Pennsylvania high school

At least 20 people have been injured after a teenager went on a stabbing spree at his high school in Pennsylvania. The attack occurred at seven in the morning before classes began at the Franklin Regional High school in Murrysville when [read more]

Culture secretary Maria Miller resigns after expenses row‏

Culture secretary Maria Miller resigns after expenses row‏

MP for Basingstoke Maria Miller has resigned from her position as culture secretary after being at the centre of a political storm regarding her fraudulent expenses claims. In a TV interview by the BBC Miller said: “I take full [read more]

Peaches Geldof dies aged 25

Peaches Geldof dies aged 25

TV presenter Peaches Geldof, second daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died today at the age of 25. The shocking news broke around 6pm this evening, after police had earlier been called to an address in Wrotham, Kent. They were [read more]

India gears up for world’s biggest elections

India gears up for world’s biggest elections

India today began voting in the world’s largest election, as the ruling Congress party face the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition on the global centre stage. Prime minister Manmohan Singh, former leader of the Congress, announced his [read more]

Dawlish railway line reopens after two months

Dawlish railway line reopens after two months

The Dawlish railway line connecting Cornwall and much of Devon to the rest of the UK was reopened today after two months. Parts of the track had been destroyed during the winter storms in early February cutting off the services. Strong [read more]

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