Testament of Youth (2015) I Trailer Release (Video)


The movie is based on the real life story of a British woman’s (Vera Brittain) autobiography (first published in 1933), who loses her fiancée (Roland Leighton) and brother (Edward) during World War prompting her to put her plans of joining Oxford University on the back burner and instead nurse (being associated with Voluntary Aid Detachment)Continue reading “Testament of Youth (2015) I Trailer Release (Video)”

Show Biz is “addictive”, says Ruby Wax


In the recent HARDtalk interview given by Writer, performer and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax has talked about the addictive side of show business and why she left her career as a comedian to study neuroscience. The questions regarding her own troubled childhood were also raised during the interview and how her learning of theContinue reading “Show Biz is “addictive”, says Ruby Wax”

#Eurozone #Factory #output in august expands beyond estimates #business #globalannal #stockmarkets


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Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital


As Mandela is on the road to recovery from the past two and a half months, he is showing resilience.  Even though his condition turns unstable sometimes, the South African president’s office said in a statement that he is “still critical but stable”. Mandela is in the hospital to recover from the lung infection disease.Continue reading “Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital”

#UN packs-off #AngelaKane to #Syria for #chemicalweapons probe


Angela Kane, disarmament chief at the UN has reached Damascus to push the Syrian government to probe the site of a chemical weapons attack. Source: BBC

BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary


North Korea has recently celebrated the birth of its founder Kim Il-sung with a day of celebrations. The celebrations continued unabated despite the worldwide controversy about its nuclear weapons programme. However, there’s no doubt about the harsh reality of life in the secretive state. This has been caught on tape by a BBC team filmingContinue reading “BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary”

Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others


11 year old Son of BBC Arabic Journalist of Jihad Misharawi was killed after shrapnel hit their family home in Gaza. Three people in all have died as a result of recent incidents of violence between Israel and Gaza militants. The place where these people were present was a four story building in Kiryat MalachiContinue reading “Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others”

Thousands come out to witness the rare total solar eclipse in Australia


A huge crowd (thousands of them) has flocked to Australia to witness the rare sight of a total solar eclipse. The crowd included everyone ranging from tourists to astronomers. Terry Cuttie of Astronomical Association of Queensland says, “Immediately before, I was thinking, ‘Are we gonna see this?’ And we just had a fantastic display –Continue reading “Thousands come out to witness the rare total solar eclipse in Australia”

CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair


David Petraeus has resigned from his designation as Director, CIA stating his involvement in an extra-marital affair. He called the act as “unacceptable” for a person who heads the intelligence wing of a country. BBC reporter Adam Brookes was told by CIA officials upon condition of anonymity that it was his autobiography writer, Paula BroadwellContinue reading “CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair”

Banking Union to help achieve economic integration of European Union faster says French President Francois Hollande


French President Francis Hollande said in the ongoing EU summit in Brussels that by creating a new banking union in Europe by 1st Jan. In the opinion of French leaders it will help achieve economic integration within Europe at faster rate. Francis Hollande said, “Thanks to this we can advance more quickly and with moreContinue reading “Banking Union to help achieve economic integration of European Union faster says French President Francois Hollande”