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Why Japan is changing its pacifist constitution

Why Japan is changing its pacifist constitution

Fresh Security Laws, which entered into force on March 29th, were met with strong opposition in pacifist Japan. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister, wants to go even further. TOKYO – It has…

Culture

BP Portrait Award: Bo Wang’s ‘Silence’

BP Portrait Award: Bo Wang’s ‘Silence’

Feeling existential? Bo Wang’s BP Portrait Award-nominated portrait is a painting for you. No one likes to talk about death.…

A look at the Beauty and the Beast trailer

The Disney classic returns for a live-action remake It has been 25 years since the original movie made its cinematic…

Netflix series to binge on

Netflix series to binge on

If you are anything like me, you probably spend more time collectively throughout the year deciding what film you want…

Art and poetry’s missing link: Benjamin Sullivan’s Hugo

Art and poetry’s missing link: Benjamin Sullivan’s Hugo

      It’s good for different forms of art media to come together. That’s what Benjamin Sullivan’s done with his…

The Irishman is a go!

The Irishman is a go!

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman comes together Despite sitting in development limbo and among rumours fuelled by Robert De Niro himself,…

Movie review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Movie review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Tina Fey stars in an American lady white story—an interesting dramedy about a journalist in Afghanistan Tired of her mildly…

Dressed for success: Clara Drummond

Dressed for success: Clara Drummond

Learn more about BP Portrait Award shortlisted artist, Clara Drummond  It’s that time of year when artists are recognised for all…

Sunday movie marathon: martial arts

Sunday movie marathon: martial arts

This Sunday, watch the best of martial arts movies Other than action movies,  the martial arts genre is one of…

Review: The Jungle Book

Review: The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s famous work comes alive on the silver screen Here comes the re-imagined live-action version of the classic we…

Movies to watch in May

Movies to watch in May

Movies to hit the silver screen this month Summer is beginning and you’re ditching the hermit lifestyle to embrace “summer”…

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

Our take on the latest Friday release Going in to watch this movie I was team Captain America because I…

Henri Rousseau: an archaic life

Henri Rousseau: an archaic life

     Having a childlike approach to the world doesn’t mean you won’t find success. Just look at this artist. Archaism…

What hit the art headlines ten years ago?

What hit the art headlines ten years ago?

Thinking of smashing a toilet? That is so 10 years ago. Join the carriage for a whistle-stop tour of what the…

Rising from ashes

Rising from ashes

Fire doesn’t just destroy. It can create beautiful artwork, too. Soot, as we all know, comes as the result of…

Our World View all

The drought in Africa – a growing humanitarian crisis

The drought in Africa – a growing humanitarian crisis

Many parts of Africa face a crippling drought that will affect the livelihood of millions while the international community struggles…

When culture becomes politics

When culture becomes politics

How culture is used by governments in order to achieve political goals Nowadays, we are used to talking about globalisation…

Science View all

Fast-moving star duo heading out of the Milky Way

Fast-moving star duo heading out of the Milky Way

A team of astronomers at the Friedrich Alexander University have recently published the discovery of a curious anomaly: a pair of stars that have been…

Tech View all

Apple Music now available on Sonos

Apple Music now available on Sonos

Apple and Sonos join hands to deliver Apple Music to every Sonos user Apple and Sonos have delivered on the promise that they made on…

Lifestyle

Road trippin’ down under—Cairns to Brisbane

Road trippin’ down under—Cairns to Brisbane

Our road trip adventure from Cairns to Brisbane For many intrepid travellers and backpackers, an Australian road trip is high…

Soft and chewy dark chocolate chip pecan recipe

Soft and chewy dark chocolate chip pecan recipe

Have you every been stuck in a cookie recipe rut? A sugary sweet dead end? Tired of baking plain oatmeal…

On the road: from London to Edinburgh

On the road: from London to Edinburgh

A scenic route vacation along the east coast of the UK When most people think of vacations, they think of…

The 2016 travel bucket list

The 2016 travel bucket list

Our round-up of the destinations you must visit this year Dreaming of escaping this wintry weather, packing your swimwear and…

Powerful passports in 2016

Powerful passports in 2016

The US has dropped from the top and been replaced by Europe Germany has been ranked as the most powerful…

Travel hacks: how to travel smart

Travel hacks: how to travel smart

7 tips to make traveling cheaper and easier Traveling can always be fun. However paying too much for flights, having…

World’s best waterfalls

World’s best waterfalls

Want to find out more about some overlooked natural wonders? Read on.  When trying to decide which waterfalls claim the…

New year, new trends

New year, new trends

A look at what’s in and what’s not in 2016 Looking at the catwalks for S/S 2016, we can see…

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele presented with ‘Fashion Designer of the Year’ title

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele presented with ‘Fashion Designer of the Year’ title

Alessandro Michele received the prestigious International Fashion Designer of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards, which took place…

The beaches of Cape Tribulation

The beaches of Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation—where the Great Barrier Reef meets Daintree Rainforest Cape Tribulation is located within the oldest rainforest in the world,…

The best ski holidays in the world

The best ski holidays in the world

Places to visit for ski holidays Winter is here and it is the perfect time of the year for one…

Into the jungle: top 3 forest holidays

Into the jungle: top 3 forest holidays

The best forest holidays—from jungle adventures to a walk in the woods. Forest de Fontainebleau (France) is located on the…

Vegan bites: spinach and potato curry

Vegan bites: spinach and potato curry

Want to something nice and warm to keep you company this weekend? Look no further than this curry recipe that…

No trick, only treat

No trick, only treat

Halloween baking can be so much fun. It doesn’t have to be difficult either. Here are a few simple ideas.…