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Poll: Three quarters of public back £25m Hobbit House year-round events arena in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh

Poll: Three quarters of public back £25m Hobbit House year-round events arena in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh

2 hours ago   |   The Scotsman

Three out of every four members of the public are in favour of more year-round events being staged in Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens, the developers behind a proposed...
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The age of the individual must end - our world depends on it | Tom Oliver

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The costs of a culture focused on an illusory idea of personal autonomy are making us ill and heating our planet. But a new age may be dawning Last month, as I travelled to see...
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Powered by collaboration: ABB and partners deliver subsea technology for a sustainable energy future

6 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

As part of a $100 million Joint Industry Project , ABB has pushed the boundaries in design, development and testing of subsea power distribution and conversion...
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Jonathan Safran Foer: ‘Why don't Extinction Rebellion issue specific ideas? They are awfully vague'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The bestselling author explains why simple changes to our diet are a good way to address the climate crisis There have been many proposed solutions to the climate crisis - from...
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50 stunning wildlife photos that will make you see animals in a whole new light

50 stunning wildlife photos that will make you see animals in a whole new light

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Photography competitions, such as the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards and the Underwater Photographer of the Year, collect the best photos of animals from around the...
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Culture shock: can trailblazing Japanese minister change minds on paternity leave?

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Shinjiro Koizumi's move raises hopes that more new fathers will be emboldened to stay home with their babies Shinjiro Koizumi's break from his job as Japan's environment...
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National Galleries stump up to help bring Princes Street Gardens up to scratch after delays to £22m revamp

National Galleries stump up to help bring Princes Street Gardens up to scratch after delays to £22m revamp

3 days ago   |   The Scotsman

The saga over Edinburgh's controversial Christmas market has taken a new twist after it emerged the National Galleries of Scotland has agreed to help foot the bill for bringing...
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National Galleries agree to stump up to help bring Princes Street Gardens up to scratch following delays to £22m revamp

National Galleries agree to stump up to help bring Princes Street Gardens up to scratch following delays to £22m revamp

3 days ago   |   The Scotsman

The saga over Edinburgh's controversial Christmas market has taken a new twist after it emerged the National Galleries of Scotland has agreed to help foot the bill for bringing...
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Book review: Three Hours, by Rosamund Lupton

Book review: Three Hours, by Rosamund Lupton

3 days ago   |   The Scotsman

There is no shortage of books about school shootings: We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver; Jodi Picoult's Nineteen Minutes. What makes Rosamund Lupton's Three Hours...
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A Japanese minister sparked shock by taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork culture

A Japanese minister sparked shock by taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork culture

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Japanese Environmental Minister Shinjiro Koizumi announced he is taking two weeks of paternity leave when his child is born in a few weeks. Koizumi said those two weeks would...
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Miley Cyrus celebrates Dolly Parton's birthday with hilarious impersonation

Miley Cyrus celebrates Dolly Parton's birthday with hilarious impersonation

Country music icon Dolly Parton turned 74 on Sunday. Read more ...

PS5 to be unveiled in February, reveals developer

PS5 to be unveiled in February, reveals developer

With Xbox unveiling the design of its next-generation console, Xbox Series X , during the Game Awards in December, it's only a matter of time before PlayStation follows suit... Read more ...

Fortnite and TikTok team up for create-your-own-emote contest

Fortnite and TikTok team up for create-your-own-emote contest

Following Ninja's arrival in Fortnite , it looks like Epic Games is giving players the chance to see a little of themselves in the battle royale, too. It's teaming up with... Read more ...

Folk Singer David Olney Dies On Stage, Aged 71

Folk Singer David Olney Dies On Stage, Aged 71

Folk singer David Olney died over the weekend at the age of 71, during a performance at a music festival in Florida. On Saturday night, David was giving his second performance... Read more ...

SW4 festival line-up: Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano among first...

SW4 festival line-up: Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano among first confirmed acts

Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano are among the first wave of acts confirmed for this year's South West Four festival. The annual music event returns to London's Clapham... Read more ...

Joaquin Phoenix thanks 'favorite actor' Heath Ledger after winning AGAIN for...

Joaquin Phoenix thanks 'favorite actor' Heath Ledger after winning AGAIN for Joker at SAG Awards 

Heath Ledger gave a memorable performance as the comic book villain in the 2008 movie The Dark Knight, shortly before he tragically died of an accidental overdose at 28 years old. Read more ...

SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany struggles with mole bombshell

SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany struggles with mole bombshell

Bethany found the mole bombshell ‘difficult' to deal with SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany Robinson struggled with Jamie being revealed as the mole. Jamie is exposed as the... Read more ...

Cheryl Vows To 'Get Todrick Hall Back' After 'Shady' Dig At Liam Payne Romance

Cheryl Vows To 'Get Todrick Hall Back' After 'Shady' Dig At Liam Payne Romance

The Greatest Dancer star Cheryl Tweedy has vowed to “get Todrick Hall back” after her fellow dance captain made a joke about her past romance with Liam Payne in this week's... Read more ...

Simon Cowell showcases his slimline figure and puffs on a cigarette while...

Simon Cowell showcases his slimline figure and puffs on a cigarette while leaving the BGT auditions

The music mogul, 60, showcased his slimline figure and deep holiday tan as he was spotted leaving the first day of the Britain's Got Talent auditions at the London Palladium on... Read more ...

Newly-single Rihanna hangs out with A$AP Rocky just a day after split from...

Newly-single Rihanna hangs out with A$AP Rocky just a day after split from Hassan Jameel

The global music sensation was spotted enjoying a concert with A$AP Rocky just a day after her rumoured split from boyfriend of three years Hassan Read more ...