Estate agents have seen a huge surge in property searches from those moving from cities to the countryside. Between August and November 2020, Savills registered 40 per cent more new buyers looking a […]
A Covid-19 test that is highly accurate, takes just ten minutes and can be done using a smartphone: According to French researchers, such a test could soon be on its way after […]
While the U.S. has reported over 23 million cases and more than 385,000 deaths, the entire continent of Africa has just 3% of the world’s COVID-19 cases and only about 4% of […]
Tyson the alpaca could hold the key to developing a process to block the coronvirus. FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent and James André report from the prestigious Karolinsa Institute in Stockholm.
A U.S. nonprofit organization has ranked South Korea as the 17th best country to live in. This is based on a survey of one-hundred-sixty-three countries by the group Social Progress Imperative. At […]
After a COVID-induced hiatus, Gabbing with Gayle is back, but with a slightly different backdrop. Since coronavirus is still in full swing, our CEO Gayle comes to you from her new dining […]
From 2024, for a movie to be nominated for an Oscar as ‘Best Picture’, it must meet a new set of diversity standards both on camera and behind the scenes. The move […]
Countries around the world have pursued different strategies to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. While many implemented shutdowns, including Denmark, nearby Sweden took a different approach, trusting citizens to follow social-distancing guidelines […]
Cartier Carey noticed a shortage of diapers during the pandemic and decided to set-up a lemonade stand in Hampton, Virginia, to help.
Hamidullah, a 23-year-old Afghan refugee, wanted to protect his adopted French village from COVID-19. So he went to work on his sewing machine and made more than 1,000 protective masks, enough for […]
The story and inspiration behind ‘I’m Coming Out’ – the song that became an anthem. Listen to Nile Rodgers selection of Pride Classics, including ‘I’m Coming Out’ and more 🎶: https://lnk.to/PrideAnthems
JULY 17–30, 2020 North America’s largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema returns for its unprecedented 14th edition as an entirely virtual experience. Featuring a diverse slate of 30 feature films and 12 […]
This documentary was produced by Musindo Mwinyipembe and David Koff for the Public Broadcasting (PBS) affiliate in Boston, Massachusetts. PBS refused to air the film as the creators intended, and instead broadcast […]
By Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Well, so it happened. Got COVID, probably omicron. As of today I am thankfully recovered and wrapping up quarantine, but COVID was no joke. For a while I’ve noted […]
By David Sylvian This raw footage shot on, what’s now seen as a primitive camera but which was a top of the line consumer product at the time, a massive, unwieldily object, […]
By William Orbit I just want to say something about Wikipedia. On my tiny (but cherished) social media platform. As a young boy, in the 60s, the local library was my haven. […]
“Club Dakota” by Elliot Mintz about spending New Year’s Eve with John and Yoko: “We spent one New Year’s Eve together in front of a giant Wurlitzer jukebox Elton John had given […]
For the next two summer seasons the historic village of Ilimanaq, just south of Greenland’s world-famous Ilulissat Ice Fjord, will be the new home for KOKS’ two Michelin star restaurant. Located in […]
By Elvis Costello It was with a shudder of sadness that I woke on St. Stephen’s Day to news of the passing of the broadcaster, Janice Long. Janice and I were approximately […]
By Jonas Almquist A belated Happy Holidays. I’m ashamed of my neglectance. You all deserve a bit of lesser known Leather Nun-facts. The song ‘For the love of your eyes’ were written […]
By Richard Markwell For me and my friends growing up in a small market town in East Yorkshire, music was always a big part of our lives. However, as none of us […]
Everything But The Girl selection of songs.
By Paul Schrader SECOND THOUGHTS. I think the time has come to let Citizen Kane go. It is, after all, the granddaddy of all time best film lists. But I’m replacing it […]