Safeyah Aljabouri is an artist from Manchester who’s popular for her lifelike portraits with oil paint. She works in realism, and a popular request is her portraits of celebrities. Her process is to work from dark to light, starting with the shadows, hair, and dark parts under the chin. Highlights […]
Huawei has unveiled plans to open three stores in the UK. The announcement comes days after the British government said it would remove the Chinese telecoms giant from its 5G network by 2027. Huawei will invest $US12.5 million in the stores and create more than 100 jobs, it said. The […]
Plans for a huge new waterpark in Manchester, UK, have been approved. Therme Manchester, estimated to cost £250 million ($US315 million), will be set across 28 acres and is expected to launch in 2023. It will have a wellbeing focus, with mineral baths, steam rooms, saunas, water-based fitness classes, and […]
Amazon has opened its new UK corporate office in Manchester, not the capital city London. Located inside the city’s historic Hanover Building, the new office is expected to create 600 jobs. London still dominates the UK tech scene at large, with tech startups based in the UK capital gobbling up […]
A student convicted of 159 sexual offences is likely the most prolific rapist ever brought to justice, British prosecutors have said. On Monday, Judge Suzanne Goddard allowed British media to name Reynhard Sinaga after he was given a life sentence at Manchester Crown Court. The judgment was the last of […]
Students at Flowery Field Primary School in Hyde, England, took part in a writing project that featured an “elf murder” on Tuesday. The eight- and nine-year-old kids walked into class to find an elf body outline and fake blood smeared on tables. One parent said her daughter is having nightmares […]
Amazon announced it’s opening a new office in Manchester, UK. The new office, based in the Hanover Building, will accommodate at least 600 staff. Amazon is also expanding its research and development teams in Cambridge and Edinburgh. Amazon has that it’s opening up a new office in Manchester, and investing […]
We visited McVitie’s factory in Stockport, Manchester. We saw the process of how Chocolate Caramel Digestives are made. Other products made at the factory include Penguin bars and Jaffa Cakes. The factory makes 60,000 tons of Caramel Digestives every single year. McVitie’s is a British food brand which was founded […]
We visited McVitie’s factory in Stockport, Manchester. We were shown the entire process of how Jaffa Cakes are made. Other products made at the factory include Penguin bars and caramel Digestives. We also found out if Jaffa Cakes are actually biscuits or cakes. McVitie’s is a British food brand which […]
It’s one of those things that make soccer such an intense and nail-biting sport – penalty shootout. But are penalty kicks actually fair and how likely is it that the goalie can successfully block a penalty kick? With the help of statistics and economist, Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, who studied more than […]
Liverpool Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram says Liverpool and Manchester should be given “differential” Brexit settlement if Theresa May goes ahead with plans for Northern Ireland. Rotheram joined Sadiq Khan, Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones in calling for regions to be given opt-outs from hard Brexit. The Labour man told BI […]
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