Bakery changes name of gingerbread men to ‘gingerbread people’ sparking political correctness debate

A bakery has sparked backlash over its decision to change the labels on its gingerbread men to the more “politically correct” gingerbread people. The owners of JL...

Thousands died in Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Maria, new Harvard study says

More than 4,600 people are believed to have died in Puerto Rico from the catastrophic Hurricane Maria according to a new study – far in excess of the official government death...

Fortnite developers to give $100,000,000 to the game’s best players

The world's best Fortnite players will be given $100,000,000, developers have announced. Epic, who make the hugely popular battle royale game, have announced they will throw themselves behind...

Madden 19: Release date, features and details of latest NFL game revealed

EA has finally revealed the release date and more details of Madden 19. The new NFL game will arrive on 10 August, EA Sports has announced. And...

Plastic single-use coffee cups banned in Scottish government offices

Single-use coffee cups will be banned in Scottish government buildings to reduce the harmful impact of plastic pollution. Hot drinks will be served in reusable ceramic mugs...

Are you being ripped off by the gig economy?

Almost three million people have worked in the gig economy in the last 12 months, according to official figures, where, traditionally, there has been a trade...

A Very English Scandal, BBC, episode 2 review: A stunning tragi-comedy

There is some sort of irony in the fact that a conspiracy to murder that was plotted on the grounds that “it is no worse than...

Battle for Hodeidah: How the destruction of one Yemen port could send millions into...

Ramadan is particularly punishing in Hodeidah on Yemen’s west coast, where the temperature is currently 36C. Many of the Houthi rebels who have held the city...

Brexit: Second referendum campaign to be launched, George Soros announces

A campaign to secure a second Brexit referendum is to be launched in days, the billionaire George Soros has announced. The financier, in a keynote speech, has said the prospect of the UK’s prolonged divorce...

If Theresa May wants to improve the quality of our universities, she must begin...

The good news is that Britain’s finest universities remain just that – world leaders in research, teaching and developing talent from anywhere on earth. The bad...

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