Category Archives: National / International

Halloween’s Origins

Halloween originated in Ireland where the Celts celebrated it as Samhain, which roughly translates as ‘summers end’, but unlike nowadays it had no connection to the Supernatural. It also has roots in the Roman festivals of Pomona – she was … Continue reading

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Japan Tsunami – Horrifying Scenes of Utter Loss of Control

A sea of terror caught lorries, ships and even fires unaware, leaving behind a country in turmoil. This is the biggest natural disaster to hit in the history of Japan. Countries (including Britain an America) have declared support for Japan, … Continue reading

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Nuclear Blast Triggered by Friday’s Tsunami and Quake

After being hit by an earthquake and tsunami, Japan now faces even more problems. With natural disasters come many things. Fear, sorrow and doubt rank highly in the emotional category, whilst in the physical outcomes people are injured, trapped or … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heroine Liz Taylor Dies aged 79

  Screen Star Elizabeth dies of congestive heart failure. Hailed by many as the last Hollywood great, the world was shocked to find Taylor had passed away on Wednesday morning. The star will be best remembered for her eight marriages, … Continue reading

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Congresswoman shot in Arizona coming on “in leaps and bounds”

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is walking and talking, doctors say. On the 8th January 2011, Gabrielle was shot in the head at her own constituency event. Now doctors in Texas say she is stringing together sentences such as “I’m tired and … Continue reading

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Swine Flu

Swine flu is a strain of the H1N1 virus. The annual flu outbreaks are also strains of H1N1, but unlike previous years this strain contains genetic material from humans, pigs and birds.  The reason medical experts are worried about this … Continue reading

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Oil Prices Soar

As VAT soars and wages don’t, heating oil prices are still rising with no indication of slowing down anytime soon. The picture to the right shows the prices of heating oil as of the 18TH of December (based on 500 … Continue reading

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Big Freeze Bites Back

The Big Freeze Due To Bite Back By Carmen   The Snow and cold temperatures returned with a vengeance yesterday through out central and north-east Scotland.   Several roads had to be closed due to heavy snow, ice and rain. … Continue reading

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