The funding for the Prince of Wales that comes out of the taxpayers pocket has increased by almost 12%, at exactly the same time as budgets are being slashed across all government departments. Accounts that have just been published show that Prince Charles and his household had received £2.19m from the publics purse during the financial . . . → Read More: Prince Charles cost the taxpayer an extra 12% in the year ending April 2012
Australian-born Julian Assange, Wiki-Leaks founder, has delivered a bitter attack on Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Assange is awaiting extradition to Sweden on rape charges and claims he has received next to no help from the Australian Embassy.
Assange has given up on getting any consular assistance from his homeland. The Queensland-born Assange says the Embassy denied several . . . → Read More: Wiki-Leaks founder launches scathing attack on Aussie PM
Organisers of the Hackney Weekend and the Isle of Wight festival have advised attendees to bring their wet weather gear as weather forecasters have predicted a wet and windy weekend. The bleak weather continues an expectedly damp June which seems certain to carry on into July.
The Isle of Wight festival is expected to attract up to . . . → Read More: Music festival attendees warned to bring their wet weather gear
The latest edition to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and the Pilgrimage Route, has been celebrated by Palestinians who have hailed it as being as much of a diplomatic and political achievement as a cultural one.
Hanan Ashrawi is the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisations Dept of Culture and Information, . . . → Read More: UNESCO controversially give World Heritage Status to Palestine church
The government recently announced they are going to be allocating £140 billion in extra funding to help support the economy and this did a favour for the shares of the largest banks in the country. On the morning after the announcement, shares in RBS, jumped 7 percent.
A similar rise was seen at Barclays, where shares increased . . . → Read More: Bank shares leap after government announce £140bn recovery fund
A nine-year old girl created a blog about her lunches at school and it was so popular that over 2 million people have visited the website. Her father has recently said that the girl, Martha Payne, has been banned from taking photographs of her school meals.
The site is a charitable endeavour and since beginning it she . . . → Read More: 9 year old blogger banned from taking pictures of her school lunches
Campaigners against racism in football have recently backed the stance that UEFA have taken in order to limit racial abuse that is seen at the European championship. The president of UEFA is Michel Platini and he has confirmed that referees at the football matches are going to have the power to halt any matches where racial . . . → Read More: Campaigners against football racism back UEFA
It has recently emerged that a computer hacker who broke into LinkedIn’s database and stole nearly 7,000,000 passwords, has also recently hacked the website eHarmony and has published over 1 million passwords online.
The hacker published the password lists online in a web forum and has asked other hackers to help and decode them so that they . . . → Read More: Hacker steals 1,000,000 passwords from eHarmony website and publishes them online