Good morning. Today’s stories are brought to you via Facebook. Animals can make the most surprising of friendships, even across species. Online magazine Epic Universe covers the tale of a gang of orangutans living at the Pairi Daiza Zoo in … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.01.2021: Hope and friendship for the next generation
Good morning! Today HEM brings you news that is hot on Facebook. British prime minister Boris Johnson has been accused by The Guardian newspaper of essentially trashing the country’s reputation in a stinging opinion piece by commentator Jonathan Friedland. The … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.09.2020: The loss of hands and reputations is a painful one
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in Europe in 1945, after the ending of the Second World War. It is VE (Victory in Europe) Day today, a national bank holiday in the UK (early May … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 08.05.2020: Personal COVID-19 impacts in the Americas & Africa
Drones…..it seems these days that these tiny helicopter-like gadgets armed with cameras and fun are becoming as prolific in Britain’s skies as the birds are. Since they burst onto the scene a few years back, drones have taken on a multiplicity of roles. They have been used by the U.S. military to recce terrorist camps and one armed with missiles have obliterated a few of them, reducing the need for boots on the ground. One was used by a filmmaker to fly above the abandoned city of Pripyat in Ukraine, made radioactive by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster in the Eighties. The price … Continue reading DRONES: Have you insured yours?