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Council leaders admit they were kept in the dark over Princes Street Gardens 'debenture scheme'

Council leaders admit they were kept in the dark over Princes Street Gardens 'debenture scheme'

2 hours ago   |   The Scotsman

Council leaders have admitted they were kept in the dark over plans for a controversial ‘debenture scheme' to help pay for a new-look Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh. C
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Boris Johnson Has Not Been Seen For A Week Despite Storm Dennis Floods

Boris Johnson Has Not Been Seen For A Week Despite Storm Dennis Floods

4 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

You're reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. It's been a week since we last saw Boris Johnson, despite hundreds of...
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Why Wood Burning Stoves Are Facing A Fuel Ban From 2021

Why Wood Burning Stoves Are Facing A Fuel Ban From 2021

11 hours ago   |   Huffington Post   |   3 articles

The most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out from next year to clean up the air, the Government has said. Owners of wood burners...
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Packed with goodness, could this be the food of the future? - Bill Jamieson

Packed with goodness, could this be the food of the future? - Bill Jamieson

1 day ago   |   The Scotsman

An exotic new food is being prepared by scientists in Scotland - seaweed, writes Bill Jamieson.
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8 Ways Workplaces Can Become More Vegan-Friendly

8 Ways Workplaces Can Become More Vegan-Friendly

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Vegans could soon find themselves with a dedicated shelf in the work fridge, as well as separate food preparation areas. These are just some of the recommendations made by The...
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A handy guide to climate vandalism

2 days ago   |   The Spectator

As we speak, Extinction Rebellion activists are busy digging up green space outside a Cambridge University college to help promote their cause of natural protection. Critics...
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Why Is Recycling So Complicated?! 8 Common Questions Answered

Why Is Recycling So Complicated?! 8 Common Questions Answered

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Recycling is complex. There, we said it. Yes, it should be the simplest thing in the world - popping your cardboard, paper and plastic bottle into that box - and Bob's your...
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‘Forget The Pain Of Birth? It's Hard Not To Remember Having Two Spoons Wedged In Your Vagina'

‘Forget The Pain Of Birth? It's Hard Not To Remember Having Two Spoons Wedged In Your Vagina'

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post

In HuffPost Birth Diaries we hear the extraordinary stories of the everyday miracle of birth. This week, Shipla Bilimoria shares her story. If you'd like to share yours, email...
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If the woke Fashion Week warriors really cared about saving the planet, they'd abolish themselves

If the woke Fashion Week warriors really cared about saving the planet, they'd abolish themselves

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

JANET STREET-PORTER: In the run-up to the shows, we were told that designers were highly 'concerned' about the environment, determined to use ethical fabrics and cut waste.
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Is Climate Change To Blame For Flooding After Storm Ciara And Storm Dennis?

Is Climate Change To Blame For Flooding After Storm Ciara And Storm Dennis?

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

“The number of big storms we get, one after another after another, is predicted to increase with climate change - and we think that this is what we're seeing right now,” says...
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Simone Biles practices a daring vault that no female gymnast has EVER...

Simone Biles practices a daring vault that no female gymnast has EVER performed in competition

Simone, 22, took to Twitter on Thursday to share a five-second video of herself doing a Yurchenko double pike onto a mat in a foam pit. Read more ...

Tartan Week: Succession and Braveheart star Brian Cox to lead annual parade...

Tartan Week: Succession and Braveheart star Brian Cox to lead annual parade through Manhattan

Succession and Braveheart star Brian Cox is to follow in the footsteps of Sir Billy Connolly, KT Tunstall and Sam Heughan by leading the annual Tartan Day parade through New... Read more ...

Danny Cipriani Details His Past Struggles With Suicidal Feelings In Powerful...

Danny Cipriani Details His Past Struggles With Suicidal Feelings In Powerful Video

Danny Cipriani has shared a powerful video in which he detailed his own struggles with suicidal feelings, following the death of his friend, Caroline Flack. The former rugby... Read more ...

Lady Kitty Spencer dons a pleated midi skirt with a colour-coordinated shirt...

Lady Kitty Spencer dons a pleated midi skirt with a colour-coordinated shirt at Milan Fashion Week

Lady Kitty Spencer, 29, looked chic in a black and cream pleated midi-skirt teamed with a colour-coordinated collared shirt as she arrived for Tod's show at Milan Fashion Week... Read more ...

Film Company Has Perfect Response After Donald Trump Mocks Parasite's Oscars...

Film Company Has Perfect Response After Donald Trump Mocks Parasite's Oscars Success

The American film distributor behind the Oscar -winning Parasite has responded after Donald Trump publicly mocked the South Korean film. Director Bong Joon-Ho's searing... Read more ...

Grace Millane's Mother Tells Killer Her Daughter Died 'Terrified And Alone...

Grace Millane's Mother Tells Killer Her Daughter Died 'Terrified And Alone At Your Hands'

The mother of murdered backpacker Grace Millane told her killer she is tormented over “the terror and pain she must have experienced at your hands”. A 28-year-old man, who... Read more ...

Dame Julie Walters Discusses Private Bowel Cancer Battle For The First Time

Dame Julie Walters Discusses Private Bowel Cancer Battle For The First Time

Dame Julie Walters has spoken for the first time about having been diagnosed with bowel cancer. The two-time Oscar nominee revealed to Victoria Derbyshire that she was... Read more ...

Prince Harry shares amusing exchanges of messages with Jon Bon Jovi

Prince Harry shares amusing exchanges of messages with Jon Bon Jovi

Prince Harry, 35, took to Sussex Royal Instagram to share exchange of messages between himself and Jon Bon Jovi - confirming they'll be attending Invictus Games event on 28... Read more ...

Roger Stone, Long-Time Trump Ally, Sentenced To Three Years And Four Months...

Roger Stone, Long-Time Trump Ally, Sentenced To Three Years And Four Months In Jail

Roger Stone , the political consultant and longtime ally of US president Donald Trump , has been sentenced to three years and four months in prisonafter being convicted of... Read more ...

Jeremy Corbyn Says He Could Accept Shadow Cabinet Job Under Next Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn Says He Could Accept Shadow Cabinet Job Under Next Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn has indicated he wants a job in the shadow cabinet after he steps down as Labour leader. Speaking to broadcasters on Thursday afternoon in Wales, Corbyn said he... Read more ...