ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via ELLENA CRUSE/Ilford Recorder   Commuters using the London Underground’s Central metro (Tube) line between Wanstead and Leytonstone stations may be familiar with the ear-splitting screeching noise rising up from the tracks as they … Continue reading ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

TITANIC: New Mexico museum marks 101st anniversary of ship’s sinking with artefact display

April 15 will mark the 101st anniversary of the sinking of the transatlantic liner Titanic on its first voyage. The Belfast-built ship, once dubbed the ‘unsinkable’, sunk within minutes after striking an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean, with the loss of 1,500 lives. The downing of the New York-bound liner is still regarded as the worst maritime disaster outside of the World Wars. To mark the anniversary, the Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA will be running an exhibit of artefacts taken from the stricken ship and will open to the public this Saturday … Continue reading TITANIC: New Mexico museum marks 101st anniversary of ship’s sinking with artefact display

HEAR ME ROAR: ‘Beast from the East’ scheduled to make London’s temperature plummet

Londoners have been warned to brace themselves for below-freezing temperatures and the first snows of the new year as an intense cold front from Siberia strikes British shores this coming week.  The front, nicknamed the ‘Beast from the East’ by the popular media, will originate from the Arctic regions of northern Russia and is expected to bring snow flurries, biting cold winds and possibly torrential rainfall to the length and breadth of the UK. Siberia: the extremely cold weather of the Russian tundra will soon be making an appearance in the U.K. While London and much of the South-East is … Continue reading HEAR ME ROAR: ‘Beast from the East’ scheduled to make London’s temperature plummet