When Photos Started Lying

‘Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.’ (V for Vendetta) Is photography an art form? Most people with or without an interest in art will probably answer ‘yes’ without stopping to consider their answer. But is all photography art? Is a perfume ad in a glossy magazine art? Is a police …

Kuwait Announces Apartheid-like Measures in New Hospital

Kuwait is often considered the most democratic of the Gulf nations, even if five parliaments have been dissolved since 2006 because of the Emir’s displeasure. However, its impact on regional politics is defined by its oil. Saddam Hussein cited Kuwait’s violation of export quotas from 1.5 million barrels to 1.9 million that drove oil prices down as the reason for …

Is Pokemon Go The Answer To Our Obesity Crisis?

The world is currently going through a craze on an unprecedented scale. Pokemon Go is a mobile phone game that requires the user to find and catch ‘Pocket Monsters’ in a virtual world using ‘pokeballs’, and then training these creatures up and evolving them to battle with other players’ Pokemon. Same as any other fantasy handheld game you say? Well, no. …

Attempted Coup in Turkey – Live

Coup quashed Relive the events through our dedicated blog below: – Military declare martial law and curfew – Coup believed to be instigated by Fethullah Gulen as a last gasp attempt at power following Erdogan’s decision to retire pro-Gulen army officers. – Commander of the first army divison, biggest division in Istanbul: ‘The army does not support the coup’  – Chief …