Three surprising ways Chinese people benefit from Hong Kong

Three surprising ways Chinese people benefit from Hong Kong

July 1 marks the 20th anniversary since the United Kingdom handed sovereignty of Hong Kong back to China following the expiry of its 99-year lease. Two decades on China and Hong Kong still have many differences, some of those heavily benefit China. Here are three more surprising ways they do. Jul 1, 2017
Grenfell Tower Fire: Kensington and Chelsea leader quits

Grenfell Tower Fire: Kensington and Chelsea leader quits

The leader of Kensington and Chelsea council, Nick Paget-Brown, has resigned following weeks of criticism for the boroughs handling of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Announcing the decision, he said he accepts a share of responsibility for perceived failings in the councils response to the fire at the tower block in west London. Jul 1, 2017
This High Heel Race is only for men

This High Heel Race is only for men

This annual high heel race is only for men. Its part of World Pride Madrid festival for LGBT communities. This festival is held to celebrate the diversity and commemorate the Stonewall riots in 1969, which led to the first protest march for LGBT rights. Runners wear stilettos, wedges, kitten heels and colorful customs. Runners heels are required to be at least 4 inches high. Winners can get prizes worth up to 500 euros. Jul 1, 2017
Texting and talking while walking makes you move funny

Walkie-talkie-textie? Watch how you are walking ;)

New research indicates that cellphones are changing the way we walk, slowing us down and exaggerating our movements. The study, led by scientists at Anglia Ruskin University, investigated how cellphone use affects where people look and how they move whilst on the phone. Jul 1, 2017
From India to Hong Kong: How Britains empire crumbled

From India to Hong Kong: How Britains empire crumbled

Britains biggest and most important possession, India was viewed as the jewel in the crown of the Empire. In the 1930s and 40s, the Indian independence movement picked up steam under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and other revolutionary leaders and by 1947, the country was given its independence. 50 years later, Hong Kong was handed back to China, and so came the symbolic end of the British Empire.  Jul 1, 2017