TimeLine Layout

October, 2018

  • 17 October

    Blue Peter: Secrets of the show’s badge room

    Image caption We can’t show you pictures of “the badge room” (but it’s somewhere in Salford, Greater Manchester) For Blue Peter fans, there’s a piece of plastic that can be an absolute game changer: the Blue Peter badge. One million have been given to bring and buyers, “here’s one I …

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  • 17 October

    Elvis Costello revives an old friend on his new album Look Now

    Image copyright Tabatha Fireman Look Now, the bittersweet, elegiac new album from Elvis Costello and his band The Imposters, has been 20 years in the making and sees the prolific songwriter work with his heroes Burt Bacharach and Carole King. It also sees him reintroduce a character from his 2010 …

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  • 17 October

    What do astronauts and one in five women have in common?

    Image copyright Getty Images For thousands of years, nutrition has been a driving factor behind the success or failure of human exploration. This is particularly true in the case of space flight. It is vital to prevent the astronauts from becoming malnourished during missions, which often last months. But modern …

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  • 17 October

    Lady Gaga on assault: ‘I want to take the power back’

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lady Gaga at the ELLE Women in Hollywood celebration Lady Gaga has spoken out about the objectification of women in entertainment, saying she wants to “take the power back”. The actress and singer also spoke about her experience of sexual assault. In a powerful …

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  • 17 October

    Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pompeii was famously destroyed on 24 August in 79 AD – or was it? Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered an inscription they say may show that the history books have been wrong for centuries. Historians have long believed that Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 …

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  • 17 October

    Northern Thailand food: 9 dishes every visitor needs to try

    (CNN) — Northern Thailand is home to elephant sanctuaries, the iconic white temple Wat Rong Khun and the buzzy city of Chiang Mai. For photographer and author Austin Bush, however, its biggest draw is its wealth of under-the-radar, regional culinary specialties. Bush’s first book, “The Food Of Northern Thailand,” blends …

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  • 17 October

    Cwm Taf baby deaths: ‘My baby is buried 4,000 miles away’

    Image copyright Family photo Image caption Chioma Udeogu, who lives in Nigeria, has never been able to return to visit her daughter’s grave in Glyntaff Cemetery, Pontypridd Chioma Udeogu hopes one day she will be able to visit her baby girl’s grave thousands of miles away from her home in …

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  • 17 October

    Live Nations League: Republic of Ireland 0-0 Wales

    Man ‘murdered two schoolgirls in 1986’ Russell Bishop was cleared of killing the nine-year-olds but his acquittal was quashed, a court hears. 16 October 2018 From the section Sussex News credit : Bbc

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  • 17 October

    Tri-Cities: The new West Coast wine country

    (CNN) — Washington wine country has had its skeptics. “When my grandfather claimed that the best wine grapes could be grown here, I remember people telling him that he was crazy,” says JJ Williams. Turns out that Williams’ grandfather was a visionary. Today, three generations of his family are at …

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  • 17 October

    The eccentric cafes that belong in a Wes Anderson movie

    This article was originally published by The Spaces, a digital publication exploring new ways to live and work. Wes Anderson is best known for his surreal and highly stylized movies — but he’s no stranger to interior design, having crafted Prada’s whimsical Bar Luce in Milan. ‘I tried to make …

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