David Attenborough warns of the ‘collapse of our civilizations,’ if climate change continues to be ignored

Renowned English broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough delivered a stark warning about the future of our planet during the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland, Monday.  Attenborough warned that the world’s survival depends on swift action to prevent climate change. “If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction […]

Informal trade is ubiquitous in Africa, but too often ignored

Fair exchange, sometimes robbery “THE border is like a river,” says Ronald Sembatya, “where somebody can come to get fish.” He is resting beside his wheelchair in the muddy no-man’s land between Uganda and Kenya. His disability makes it hard to find work elsewhere. But here he earns his “fish” by shuttling goods across the […]

High blood pressure: Five symptoms of hypertension that should never be ignored

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of the UK, according to the NHS. Many people won’t even realise they have high blood pressure, or hypertension, as the only way to find out if you’re at risk is to get your blood pressure checked. Anything over 140/90mmHg is generally considered to be high. […]

‘We may forgive, but won’t forget’: Serbia’s commemoration of NATO bombing victims ignored by West

Thousands of Serbs honored the victims of the 1999 NATO bombings with a commemoration on Saturday, attended by Serbian president and many officials, including the Russian envoy, but with a glaring absence of Western diplomats. The main commemorative event, held under the slogan “We will forgive, if we can, we will not forget while alive,” […]

Trump reportedly ignored his national security advisers when they warned him to ‘NOT CONGRATULATE’ Putin on his election victory

AP President Donald Trump’s national-security advisers reportedly gave him two sets of instructions on Tuesday: “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” Russian President Vladimir Putin on his election victory, and condemn Russia for the nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in the UK. Trump reportedly did not follow either suggestion. The revelation adds another layer to an […]

BAFTAs 2018: Actresses who IGNORED black dress code, including Frances McDormand

BAFTAs 2018 this year saw a number of guests stepping out in all black on the red carpet, rather than the usual array of colour. The reason actresses wore black at the BAFTAs was in solidarity with the Time’s Up movement. The anti-sexual harassment movement had asked guests to wear black as a protest, much […]

Meghan Markle royal rule breaker: Actress ignored years of protocol by signing autographs

Meghan Markle, 36, broke various royal rules when she arrived at Cardiff Castle in Wales yesterday. The Suits actress appeared in the city with her royal beau Prince Harry, 33, and dived enthusiastically into greeting members of the public. While the royals are known for following protocol, sometimes keeping their distance from the public, Meghan […]