- Sand Artists Descend on Somerset for Sculpture Festival 16 hours agoArtists work their sandy creations for the Weston Sand Sculpture festival which is celebrating its 10th birthday this year.… More »
15 world-class sculptors have created a brand new exhibition in Weston-super-Mare, paying tribute to every single theme they have ever covered from King Kong in 2006 to last years Storytime celebration.
- General Election 2015: Campaign Trail Gets Underway Tue, Mar 31, 2015
One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades is formally getting under way.
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street after returning from Buckingham Palace, Mr Cameron said that the May 7 poll offered voters a "stark choice" between him and Ed Miliband as prime minister, and warned that a Labour victory would deliver "economic chaos" and tax hikes of more than £3,000 for the average… More »
- 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Winners Announced Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, including three photographers from the UK. The winners were selected from 86,000 entries and will be on exhibition at Somerset House in London from 24 April - 10 May. For more information click here. … More »
- World Landmarks Go Dark For Earth Hour Sat, Mar 28, 2015
Hundreds of landmarks from Paris' Eiffel Tower to the Seattle Space Needle will dim their lights on Saturday, as people around the world go briefly off-grid to mark Earth Hour with candlelight and barbecues.
The 60-minute annual campaign organised by the conservation group WWF encourages citizens, communities, businesses and organisations to switch the lights off for an hour from 8:30 pm to… More »
- NASA One Year in Space Mission: In Pictures Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Due to launch on 27 March 2015, American Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend a year aboard the International Space Station, which is twice the usual length of missions on the ISS. The aim is to study medical, psychological and biomedical challenges faced by astronauts during long-duration spaceflight, paving the way for any future trips to Mars. Scott Kelly's … More »
- Iconic Cities From Around The World Turned Into Tiny Planets Tue, Mar 24, 2015
Some of the world's most iconic cities have been photographed as you have never seen them before, in the shape of tiny round planets. Through a pioneering method of aerial photography, each location can now be seen at a full 360-degree angle.
After some skillful manipulation in Photoshop known technically as stereographic projection, each sweeping panorama is turned into a small circular image. … More »
- Deadly Germanwings Airbus A320 crash In the French Alps Tue, Mar 24, 2015
- 25 Years On: Poll Tax Riots of March 30, 1990 Mon, Mar 30, 2015
This Monday marks the 25-year anniversary of the Poll Tax Riots in London. On March 30, 1990, almost 250,000 people gathered in Kennington Park for a march to protest a proposed tax change that would see everyone in England and Wales over the age of 18 pay a "community charge". The protestors marched towards Trafalgar Square, which filled up so quickly police blocked off the march in Whitehall. … More »
- USS Theodore Roosevelt: Giant US Aircraft Carrier Anchors Off South Coast Mon, Mar 23, 2015
A giant US aircraft carrier has anchored off the Hampshire coast ahead of a five-day visit to the UK.
The 100,000-tonne USS Theodore Roosevelt is positioned off Stokes Bay, Gosport, with hundreds of people lining the coast to catch a glimpse of the vessel.… More »