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Italy’s centre cannot govern without the support of populist parties

Italy wakes up on Monday morning to find out that the future of their government is still as unclear as before their votes were counted.  It is obvious that there will be the need for a coalition, as polling had suggested for weeks, and the identity of the country’s next prime minister...

Oscars 2018: Roger Deakins finally wins Cinematography Award for Blade Runner 2049 after 14 nominations

It finally happened.  14 nominations in, and legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins has finally won an Academy Award. In a career that's spanned over 40 years, he's helped make the likes of The Shawshank Redemption, Fargo, No Country For Old Men, Skyfall, and Sicario films that have forever been burned into our minds. His win, however, came...

Coca-Cola stops factory trips for schoolchildren following obesity backlash

Coca-Cola is going to stop arranging factory trips for schoolchildren following a backlash by childhood obesity campaigners. Over the past decade, Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has hosted more than 110,000 visitors at its six education centres, welcoming more than 15,000 secondary school and university students every year. 390,000 secondary school students have also...

Meet the Wales-based businesses helping the economy

The world's fastest zip line As a Royal Marines commando, Sean Taylor spent 22 years jumping out of planes and throwing himself down zip lines. And when he retired from Britain’s armed forces in 2004, a desk job was never going to be a satisfactory substitute. That’s one reason why Taylor decided to replicate...

15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever

If you have a long list of places around the world that you'd like to see, you might need to start prioritising. There are a whole host of sites that are endangered due to a variety of factors ranging from political upheaval, too many visitors,, lack of funds, environmental factors, and so...

Football Association chief Martin Glenn criticised for comparing the Star of David with Nazi swastika

English Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn highlighted the Star of David among the symbols he believes breach soccer laws banning religious and political imagery, a reference that has drawn criticism from the country's Jewish community. The Jewish Leadership Council, which is led by a former FA executive, said Glenn's comment was...

How did Dan Bilzerian become so rich with poker?

Dan Bilzerian is known as one of the best poker players in the world, but we also know him as a playboy, the man with cars worth millions and the man who always surrounds himself with women. Did he really win all his money by playing poker, or is he not that good a player as he claims to...

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