News & Current Affairs

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Swedish surround-sound coffin puts the life back into death

A Swedish designer has created a surround-sound coffin linked to a music playlist that can be updated by the living. Advertisements

Asteroid incoming! A cosmic close shave

A 300 metre wide asteroid with the potential to strike earth in 2036 will fly overhead this evening.

Getting a grip: wrinkled fingers

Wrinkled wet fingers belong in the bigger evolutionary picture, scientists reveal.

Blue plaques hit a brick wall

They embody a city oozing with history, yet the blue plaques that commemorate the birthplaces, homes and landmarks of London’s great and good face an uncertain future.

Dame Kelly Holmes drops into Tooley Street’s Stress Exchange

Dame Kelly Holmes this week visited the Stress Exchange in Tooley Street to lend her support to the salon’s charity fundraising efforts.

Rae Boocock, 24. An aspiring journalist. Loves: interviewing, writing, reporting, reading, current affairs, culture, travel, food and feminism.