06Jan/24

The Body Shop becomes the first global beauty brand with 100% vegan product formulations certified by The Vegan Society

Millions of eyes will roll around the world today as The Body Shop announces that it has become the world’s first global beauty brand* to achieve 100% vegan product formulations across all ranges including skincare, body care, haircare, makeup and fragrance. The entire product formulations portfolio has been certified by the Vegan Society.** The trailblazing beauty retailer has achieved the ambitious target it set itself in 2021, when 60% of its products already carried the Vegan Society trademark. Continue reading

06Jan/24

Four tips for a healthy news diet in 2024, from an expert in media psychology

Sharon Coen, University of Salford

The start of the new year brings inevitable pressure to start fresh, with new hobbies, exercise regimes and healthy diets. But there is one diet you may not have thought of improving this year: your media and news consumption.

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04Jan/24

Understanding the Outbreaks in Zambia

Jan. 4, 2024 /Health/ — The recent outbreaks of Cholera, Typhoid, dysentery, syphilis, and Anthrax in Zambia are concerning and raise questions about the effectiveness of the Zambia health service and the need for transparency in data. Here’s a breakdown of the situation and potential explanations: Continue reading

04Jan/24

Who are the upcoming musicians of any genre?

Jan. 4, 2024 /Music/ — 2023 was a phenomenal year for female musicians, setting the bar high for the future! As a fellow music enthusiast, I’m equally thrilled to discover fresh talent breaking through. To spark your excitement, here are some promising artists across various genres: Continue reading

03Jan/24

Africa Cup of Nations showcases the continent’s finest footballers – and China’s economic clout

Simon Chadwick, SKEMA Business School and Chris Toronyi, Loughborough University

When the Africa Cup of Nations begins on January 13, the opening match between Guinea Bissau and the hosts, Ivory Coast, will be played at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan. The state-of-the-art venue is one of six stadiums being used during the football tournament.

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02Jan/24

Innovative Smart Sports and Digital Health Tech From ITRI Debut at CES 2024

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech applied research institutions, today announced the introduction of smart sports and digital health innovations at CES 2024 booth 9255, North Hall, LVCC, and its event website. ITRI will also exhibit its smart sports innovations at CES Unveiled Las Vegas booth 226, Shoreline Exhibit Hall, Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Continue reading

02Jan/24

2024: The year of democratic elections

Jan. 2, 2024 /Politics/ — 2024 is shaping up to be a bumper year for elections! Here are some noteworthy examples beyond the UK and USA: Continue reading