Peleshi: Elite athletes will receive honorary degrees

13:19 23/11/2022 The government has made a change in the law on military career in the Armed Forces, which includes the honorary rank that will be given to elite sportsmen who win trophies in international competitions. The news was announced by the Minister of Defense Niko Peleshi, who presented this government decision today. From the … Read more

TOM UTLEY: No wonder fewer students want arts degrees

My brilliant late father, who would have turned 100 this week had he lived, was fond of delivering mock-pompous Johnsonian pronouncements (no, not that Johnson; I mean Samuel, of dictionary fame). Three in particular stick in my mind. The first was his reaction when I passed my 11-Plus, after I told him that school friends who’d … Read more

UK Weather: Met Office snow and ice warning with London at -5 degrees

The Met Office has issued a fresh warning for snow and ice for most of the UK, with temperature set to dip as low as -5C in London on Saturday – amid concerns Britain will have to brace itself for a second Arctic blast from Siberia, dubbed ‘Beast from the East II’.  The Met Office has … Read more

Crazy driver slams on the brakes and spins 180 degrees before speeding off in REVERSE 

At least they didn’t hit anyone! Crazy driver slams on the brakes and spins 180 degrees before speeding off in REVERSE A silver car careered along the road when it almost took a wrong turn Instead of stopping when the driver lost control, they reversed at speed The car reversed along a busy road in … Read more

Aspiring lawyers will no longer need university degrees to qualify as new exam brought in

New ‘super-exam’ for solicitors will be brought in from next autumn meaning aspiring lawyers will no longer need university degrees to qualify Aspiring lawyers will no longer need degrees as new exam is introduced The new Solicitors Qualifying Exam will be introduced from autumn 2021  The new process will involve testing of advocacy skills and … Read more

Anglia Ruskin university paid Instagram influencer graduates to promote its degrees

Instagram influences were paid to promote a university’s degree courses as part of a campaign to attract A-Level students – despite not being enrolled there. Bosses at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge say a dozen life-style, fashion and travel influencers were paid to promote the institution on Instagram in the weeks leading to this year’s … Read more

From Six Degrees From Jamie And Spencer to Unfinished: This week’s top podcasts

From Six Degrees From Jamie And Spencer to Unfinished, The Pitchfork Review and Go Ask Your Mother, this week’s top podcasts By Leaf Arbuthnot Published: 22:01 BST, 29 August 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 29 August 2020 Six Degrees From Jamie And Spencer  Spencer Matthews and Jamie Laing of Made In Chelsea notoriety compete to … Read more

Deadly lake with waters of 185 degrees develops in the belly of Hawaiian volcano

A massive lake is bubbling in the belly of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano at temperatures ranging from 176 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit, deeming it one of the world’s hottest bodies of water. The lagoon surfaced following a 2018 eruption that caused part of the caldera floor to collapse, leaving ‘a hole nearly as deep as One … Read more

Death Valley hits 130 DEGREES – the hottest temperature in 107 years

The hottest temperature on Earth ever recorded may have been reached on Sunday afternoon, as the mercury in California‘s Death Valley hit 130 degrees.   The temperature was reached at 3.41pm Pacific time on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.  If verified, the reading would break Death Valley’s previous August record by three degrees, the … Read more