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Meet your new Top Gear presenters: The Magnificent Seven

The full line-up for Top Gear has been announced, with a total of seven presenters heading up the BBC’s flagship motoring show. Motorsport guru and...

Lucian Freud’s Pregnant Girl fetches £16m at auction

One of Lucian Freud’s most famous paintings has sold for more than £16m at auction. Pregnant Girl depicts the artist’s 17-year-old lover Bernardine Coverley asleep...

New Banksy Les Miserables mural criticises use of teargas in Calais jungle camp

A new artwork by Banksy criticising the use of teargas in The Jungle refugee camp in Calais has appeared on a wall opposite the...

Pope Francis changes Church law on feet-washing Easter rite

Pope Francis is changing church law to correspond to his rule-breaking celebration of the Easter Week ritual of the washing of the feet. Vatican rules...

Only 3% of your Facebook friends are actual friends

What you’ve always thought deep down is now being backed up by an Oxford University professor – not all your Facebook contacts are real...

Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters

Thousands of Russians have taken a dip in icy waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity which marks the birth and...

Time Present and Time Past: The Oresteia

Sean Sheehan It is over a century since Einstein established that the perception of time depends on an observer’s position but at Trafalgar Studios in...

We Love the Internet

(Edited by Afolabi Thomas) Internet usage is a growing topic of interest here at London Glossy, and luckily the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have...

Internet ‘troll’ convictions soar in England

Convictions for crimes under a law in England used to prosecute internet “trolls” have increased eight-fold in a decade, official figures reveal. Last year 1,209...

Not only is bullying horrible, ‘it can shorten your life’

Being bullied at school has effects on the body that last for decades and can even shorten a person’s life, new research suggests. Scientists found...

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Boeing sells just one plane in June amid crisis in aviation

Boeing reported that customers cancelled orders for 60 of its grounded 737 Max jets in June, and the aircraft maker removed another 123 planes...

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City deserve apology after overturning Euro ban

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City deserve an apology after successfully overturning their European ban. The City boss has hit out at rival clubs for what...

France says ‘merci’ to virus heroes on poignant Bastille Day

Medics in white coats replaced uniformed soldiers as stars of France’s Bastille Day ceremonies as the usual grandiose military parade was recalibrated to honour...

Chinese firm Huawei to be stripped out of UK 5G networks by 2027

Boris Johnson risked deepening tensions with Beijing after telecoms firms were ordered to strip Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment from 5G networks by 2027. The...

Samantha Womack settles phone hacking claim

Actress Samantha Womack has settled a damages action over phone hacking, the High Court has heard. The TV, film and stage star, best known for...
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