Eurovision 2019 Semi-final: Australia wows viewers but will THIS country steal the crown?

[embedded content] Eurovision 2019 kicked off on BBC Four tonight with the first semi-final of the competition and viewers tuned in to see 17 countries take to the stage at Expo Tel Aviv, Israel.  If you missed any of the night’s performances, take a read below for the most up to date account of all the acts, their […]

Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country

Facebook is quick to tout its efforts to thwart misinformation campaigns in major European countries and the US, but its approach in other countries might not be quite so enthusiastic. Developers in Moldova told BuzzFeed News that they’d been asking Facebook to address fake news and misinformation in the country for three years before it […]

Japan: Is it safe to travel to the country after third earthquake in three weeks?

Earthquakes have plagued Japan through the start of 2019. The latest tremor struck on the island of Kyushu on January 26. Fortunately no casualties were reported but the natural disaster followed two similar events in the country in the space of weeks. Japan welcomes thousands of British holidaymakers every year, yet could their journeys be […]

‘British public welcome in Portugal’: Country plans for UK tourists after no deal Brexit

Portugal has revealed measures to help UK tourists visit the country in the case of a no deal Brexit. The plans include making Britons exempt from visas. There will also be dedicated passport control areas and queues for British tourists. Brits will be able to use the Portuguese National Health Service. Ana Paula Almeida for […]

Google Maps street view car causes disturbance on quiet country road when THIS happens

Google Maps Street View has caught a terrified horse leaving its rider’s life in turmoil. The animal became spooked when the camera appeared to take its live action images, making what appeared to be a peaceful countryside canter into something more sinister. The tan-coloured horse and its rider, who looks to be a female, started […]

Theresa May pressures MPs to back Brexit deal while Jeremy Corbyn accuses the PM of plunging the country into crisis

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Theresa May has made a new year plea for MPs to back her Brexit deal. But her DUP partners in government warned that unless significant changes were made, they would vote against them. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, accused May of plunging the country into crisis and making a mess of […]

MAPPED: The cheapest holiday destinations 2019 including this popular European country

The best value holiday destinations in 2019 for British travellers have been revealed. Travel money expert FairFX have collated the countries which have the best exchange rate against the pound compared to last year and the last five years. Britons looking for the cheapest holiday can make their choice by finding in which location their […]

Queen Elizabeth II: Monarch has been to this country more than anywhere else – but why?

Queen Elizabeth II has visited countries all over the world during her very long reign. There’s one country, in particular, she has been to more than any other destination. The Queen has been to Canada a grand total of 22 times, making it her most-visited country. However, there is a very good reason why the […]

The Country Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Fights Back

This OZY original series takes you to the New Frontiers of Climate Change, where some of the most vulnerable nations are coming up with the most innovative solutions. Think of movies about climate change, and you likely imagine giant waves sweeping coastal metropolises from New York to Shanghai. But while island nations — such as […]

Prince William went on all-boys holiday to this country during Kate Middleton split

Prince William, 36, has been married to his wife Kate Middleton, 36, since 2011. The royal couple first met while studying at St Andrews University, before breaking up in 2007. A book, titled, The Duchess of Cambridge: How Kate Middleton Became A Future Queen, suggested they also broke up briefly in 2004. William chose to […]