Chris Bergh

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Mobile Application

Most modern people would find it difficult to imagine their day using the smartphone «just for calls». Most mobile devices jumped far beyond the …

UX Design

Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

A little bit of greenery can do wonders for your home décor: adding some life to a space and brightening a room with color. If you’re worried that …

This new dating app is geared toward plus-size women

Every dating app has its supporters and its naysayers. Happn, for example, allows you to match up with people you’ve crossed paths with throughout …

Rescued Chilean miners were 'battle scarred: author | Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Pulitzer-Prize-winning writer Hector Tobar says the 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 69 days in 2010 were left “battle scarred” from the ordeal, despite quickly becoming minor celebrities after their improbable rescue.<p>Miner Mario Sepulveda (C) celebrates as …

Environmentalism

Twitter plans layoffs next week: Re/code | Reuters

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources.<p>The Twitter logo is shown at its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>The news comes after Jack …

IT

London’s best Halloween costumes

Stuck with what to wear to scare this Halloween? We’ve raided Angels, London’s biggest and best fancy dress shop, to dig up the most frightfully …

London Bridge

Chernobyl and Other Places Where Animals Thrive Without People

KIEV, Ukraine<p>Some disaster zones end up as accidental nature reserves: places where animals survive because humans aren't allowed in.<p>War, nuclear accidents, and poverty rarely have a silver lining, but in Chernobyl and a handful of other places around the world, catastrophes for human populations …

How to use Google Maps offline - it's easier than you might think

Google Maps is one of the most popular and reliable mapping/navigation services, but it’s not without its faults. One of the main complaints is that it works best with a solid data connection, something we don’t always have outside the city. Thankfully, it’s possible to take Google Maps offline, …

Maps

British police deployed in Calais over migrant crisis

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, announces that British police will help track down criminal gangs that are smuggling migrants into Britain<p>Senior British police officers will be deployed to Calais for the first time to help tackle the migrant crisis, Theresa May will announce, amid mounting concern …

'Secret' Tory plans for £8bn in welfare cuts exposed by Danny Alexander

Danny Alexander, the Liberal Democrat chief secretary to the Treasury, has taken the extraordinary step of lifting the lid on Tory plans for an £8bn plan to cut welfare, including slashing child benefits and child tax credits.<p>Alexander reveals that in June 2012, members of the Quad – the inner …

Michael Gove

New websites to help families find graves of first world war dead

Moves to make it easier for families to find relatives killed in the first world war, including the release of 300,000 original documents, were revealed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) on Tuesday.<p>To mark the centenary of the war, the commission has launched two websites and placed …

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