Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling value falls as euro could see another ‘lift’

The euro could see another “lift” against the value of the pound on Tuesday. Experts claim strong retail figures in the Eurozone have sparked the positive news, with an increase in consumer spending both on the month and on the year, while the worth of the pound dropped. Sterling is currently trading at €1.115 against the euro, […]

Environmentalists fear the Trump administration is gearing up to lift a key regulation on the coal industry

Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images The Trump administration on Friday said limits on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants were unnecessary as they were too costly. Those remarks have sparked an outcry from environmentalists who feared the next step would be looser rules favoring the coal industry at the expense of public health. Under the Mercury and […]

These tiny drones can lift 40 times their own weight

If you ask these tiny drones, “Do you even lift, bro?” you will get a resounding yes. Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and Stanford University have developed a line of small flying bots that can move objects that are 40 times their weight. The drones, called FlyCroTugs (short for “flying, […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Ashley Roberts BREAKS DOWN in tears after Dirty Dancing lift

Ashley Roberts’ latest routine on Strictly Come Dancing featured the infamous lift from the hit movie which sees Baby lifted into the air. Ashley had revealed she feared she would be unable to complete the lift in the VT which ran before her performance. However, she had nothing to worry about as she performed the […]

Russia will ask UN to lift some North Korea sanctions – Deputy FM

Moscow will propose to the UN Security Council to reward North Korea with a gradual relaxing of sanctions if it takes the necessary steps towards denuclearization, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said. “As North Korea takes steps on denuclearization, we believe that the UN Security Council has the authority and should address the issue of […]

Avengers: Is THIS why Vision could lift Thor’s hammer in Age of Ultron?

Only those who are worthy can lift Mjolnir, Thor’s hammer. Of course Captain America made it wobble a little in Marvel‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron, but there was someone else who managed to as well. Once Vision was born he managed to lift the Asgardian weapon, much to Thor’s annoyance. And now a popular new […]

South Africa's Two Traceys Help Lift Women Out of Poverty

When Lungile Sithole was 11, her mother killed herself. Four years later, her grandmother died, and Sithole says her “world came to an end.” Soon after, while still in high school, she moved in with her boyfriend, got pregnant and endured nine years of an emotionally abusive relationship. Shortly after Sithole left her boyfriend, things […]

China will lift part of its ‘Great Firewall’ to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed ‘Hawaii of the East’

Facebook China’s Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities. A partial lifting of the county’s “Great Firewall” is part of an attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub. It’s unclear whether locals would be able to access […]