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Revealed: Britain’s borders left exposed as screening system crashed twice in 48 hours

Britain's borders were left exposed to terrorists last year after a Home Office computer system which screens passengers crashed twice in 48 hours, The Telegraph can reveal.<p>The eBorders system, which was put in place after the 9/11 terror attacks to protect the country from jihadists, ground to a …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

On March 28, 2018, two arms companies — Polish and Nigerian — announced that Nigeria would begin manufacturing Beryl...<p>In late February 2018 The …

Scientists have solved an ancient Peruvian mystery from space

The mystery centers around a series of carefully built, spiraling holes called puquios, burrowed into the ground in the Nazca Desert of southern Peru.<p>These peculiar formations could not be dated using traditional carbon dating techniques, and the Nazca people didn't leave behind any evidence of …

5 Most Mysterious Missing Scientists

BBC tribute to William Shakespeare - BBC News

King Henry VIII The Mind of a Tyrant Part 1

The first Muslims in England

<b>Sixteenth-century Elizabethan England has always had a special place in the nation's understanding of itself. But few realise that it was also the first time that Muslims began openly living, working and practising their faith in England, writes Jerry Brotton.</b><p>From as far away as North Africa, the …

Tudor Times

Jasper was the second son of the secret marriage between Katherine de Valois, Princess of France and Dowager Queen of England, and one of the …

15th century

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations Debunk 'Bathroom Predator Myth'

A coalition of over 200 national, state and local organizations across the U.S. that work with sexual assault and domestic violence survivors are …

Atlanta airport evacuated over suspicious package, reports of shooting

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was evacuated after a suspicious package was found, the airport announced on Twitter. Unconfirmed …

9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February

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Benjamin Zephaniah on fighting the far right: ‘If we did nothing we would be killed on the streets’

Racist violence was never far away for the poet and author when he was growing up. And even when the thugs put on suits, the threat of the far right never disappeared. In this exclusive extract, he explains how he learned to fight back<p>This is personal. It started when I was about eight years old. I …

Table Tennis

Mountain road

Happiness Poem

<b> <br>HAPPINESS</b><p><b>Happiness is a state of mind;<br>It sparkles when the world is kind.<br>But sometimes sorrow enters in,<br>And spoils the joys that are within.</b><p><b>Each of</b> …

Beware Of Book Rights And Wrongs And Traps For Authors

Publishing<p>Updated April 7, 2018 1487 Views 2 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>Shares 122<p>4/5 (2)<p>Never give away your book rights for nothing<p>There …

Writing

Is Britain full? Home truths about the population panic

There are 65 million people in the UK and the number is rising fast. Doom-mongers warn that schools, hospitals, roads and housing are overstretched. But are they right – and should we worry?<p>The northern ticket hall of King’s Cross St Pancras tube station is supposed to be a wonder of the London …

Geography

6 Tips To Reduce Distractions

Work these days is no longer limited at the office. More and more people are choosing home-based jobs that pay just as well, if not more. As the …

Productivity

Pictures of the Week 2.4.16

Chinese New Year

Film review: How good is The Revenant?

The Revenant has the simplest of plots: one man walks, walks some more, and then does a bit more walking. And yet it makes for gripping cinema, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>Alejandro G Iñárritu’s last film, the Oscar-winning Birdman, was an energising, disorientating and frankly exhausting rollercoaster …

Bear Cubs

Dinter, bitz, and gwop: The wacky linguistics of British slang in 2016

If you struggle to understand the teenagers and young people around you when they call their schoolfriend a <i>durkboi</i> and try to cadge some <i>peas</i>, you are not alone. The idea that they are communicating in a different language from their parents has been the subject of excited chatter on parenting …

Language

The Importance of Filters: A Basic Beginner’s Guide

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece for ISO, published</i> …

Mounting questions for police and Home Office after terror suspect was not spotted missing for six weeks

Questions for police over Londoner Siddhartha Dhar who is suspected of being the masked man in the latest Isil video in which he and others murder five prisoners in Syria<p>Scotland Yard and the Home Office on Tuesday night faced mounting questions over how one of Britain's most notorious terror …

Saudi Arabia: beheadings reach highest level in two decades

Saudi Arabia carried out at least 157 executions in 2015, with beheadings reaching their highest level in the kingdom in two decades, according to several advocacy groups that monitor the death penalty worldwide.<p>Coinciding with the rise in executions is the number of people executed for non-lethal …

Saudi Arabia

Aaron Hernandez Appears in Court With New Gang-Related Neck Tattoo

As former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez appeared in court for the pre-trial hearings on yet another murder charge, the court got a …