An invitation-only dining club at Oxford's Christ Church College, where 13 prime ministers had been educated, has been refused recognition as an official society, after students rose up against it — because of 'elitism.'
Thirteen is an unlucky number, even for an alien Time Lord wanting attention. UK TV classic Doctor Who, amid a massive ratings slump, has unveiled a new incarnation of the lead character – injected with a new level of diversity.
With just over two weeks into the new decade, the UK in 2020 seems less about the roaring twenties, and more about the tedious advances in "cotton wool culture", as Scottish children could be banned from heading balls.
The things humans do to save the planet. We're ditching plastic straws, we're told to eat less (or no) meat, and now, instead of taking a plane, we're being flight-shamed into spending 15 times longer traveling by cargo ship.
You would think Brexit is the top concern troubling the UK right now — but Brits are facing a somewhat down-to-earth problem that's causing more than just headaches: the nation's sexual health is in decline, a recent study shows.
“Australia, I love you. My heart goes out to everyone in Australia and the animals we have lost”. A rousing politician? No, it’s just US TV talk show host Ellen Degeneres accepting her honorary Golden Globe award Sunday night.
Hollywood has a lot to answer for, films like ‘Shanghai Express’, ‘Murder on the Orient Express’, ‘From Russia With Love’, and for the past century we have become charmed by the magical nostalgia long distance train travel brings.