Art

How acclaimed Manchester street artist AkseP19 is changing the face of the city

How acclaimed Manchester street artist AkseP19 is changing the face of the city

Manchester’s street art scene is constantly evolving – just like graffiti itself. You can’t move for the large scale murals, pasted posters, throw-ups, tags and stickers dotted over the city. But there’s one artist, in particular, who has generated quite the cult following for himself, painting huge photo-realistic portraits of pop culture icons in prime locations across Manchester. We’re talking, of course, about AkseP19 – the man behind some ... Full story

Education

Learner driver took 21 practical tests in a year

Learner driver took 21 practical tests in a year

Some learner drivers need as many as 21 attempts in a calendar year to pass their practical test, new data shows. The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) released the information after a Freedom of Information request for the 10 most prolific candidates every year between 2009 and 2018. In 2016, one driver passed on their 21st try that year, while a learner in 2018 failed 19 times before passing. In 2009, 2015 and 2017, a learner failed ... Full story

Economics

6 simple ways you can help save bees from extinction

6 simple ways you can help save bees from extinction

Though they can sting, bees are not pests but our friends because they're prolific pollinators and a vital part of our eco and food systems. One third of the world's food supply is dependent on pollinators, mostly honeybees. As they forage for their food – which is made up of nectar providing sugar for energy and protein-rich pollen, they pollinate plants by carrying pollen from one plant to the other, helping them to reproduce. But bees are in ... Full story

Entertainment

Promotion of BTS V's Theme Sightseeing Street in Daegu

Promotion of BTS V's Theme Sightseeing Street in Daegu

Daegu Seogu Bisandong pre school, which is known to have been attended by BTS member V (Kim Taehyung), will be relocated.This is getting people's attention because suggestions have been made that the original building to be remodelled for tourist attraction with BTS V's theme. V is known to have graduated from Bisan 4dong daycare center and attended Daesung elementary school and Daegu Jeil high school. The district delegate, Lee Juhan said ... Full story

Health

Heo Ji Woong Gives Update On His Health After Undergoing Chemotherapy

Heo Ji Woong Gives Update On His Health After Undergoing Chemotherapy

Heo Ji Woong gave an update about his health. In December of last year, the writer shared he had received a diagnosis of malignant lymphoma. In his update in May, he announced that his chemotherapy was complete and that there weren’t any abnormalities in the tests afterwards. On June 19, Heo Ji Woong posted a clip of himself working out and shared, “I thought everything would be done once chemotherapy is over. I’ve been in and out of the ... Full story

Law

Rise in knives and blades found at London family courts

Rise in knives and blades found at London family courts

Image caption HM Courts and Tribunals Service said it treats security "extremely seriously". Thousands of knives and sharp objects are being confiscated annually at London family courts, with campaigners saying it showed how "desensitised" some people were to carrying weapons. Eighty-six knives with blades longer than 3in (8cm) were seized in 2018-19, a big rise from just 18 a year earlier, Ministry of Justice data revealed. Almost 4,000 ... Full story

Living

Watch: Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon Is A “Badster” In Hypnotic Comeback MV

Watch: Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon Is A “Badster” In Hypnotic Comeback MV

On July 20 at 6 p.m. KST, Hyoyeon made her return as DJ HYO with the music videos for her single “Badster.”. The psytrance genre track was released in Korean and English and talks about breaking the set rules to enjoy a free life. The song’s exciting drop and Hyoyeon’s distinctive vocals add to song’s upbeat mood. Check out the MVs below! How does this article make you feel? Full story

Politics

No time to lose for going solar and sustainable, says Greenpeace executive director  ekathimerini.com

No time to lose for going solar and sustainable, says Greenpeace executive director ekathimerini.com

Greenpeace International’s Jennifer Morgan is seen at a recent demonstration for climate protection in Germany. Morgan warns against continued reliance on fossil fuels, saying that Greenpeace is helping promote solar power in Greece. [Gordon Welters/Greenpeace]. As the global debate about climate change and its effects gathers pace amid a rise in freak weather phenomena across the world, but also in Greece which just this month experienced a ... Full story

Sport

Where were you when man first landed on the Moon?

Where were you when man first landed on the Moon?

Image caption "One small step for man...". It is claimed that 22 million watched the coverage of Neil Armstrong's historic moonwalk in Britain on the day, but the number who actually saw it live was probably rather smaller because it was an event that unexpectedly took place in the middle of the night, UK time. But for many who did manage to make it to the big moment, it was life-changing. Fifty years on, we speak to three people who have been ... Full story

Technology

Scotland has produced enough wind energy to power its homes twice over

Scotland has produced enough wind energy to power its homes twice over

Europe is home to some of the world's most ambitious and innovative wind energy projects. Full story