Deliveroo drops off LGBT+ children's books with food orders during Pride

Ahead of World Pride Month, which starts on 1 June, Deliveroo has announced a partnership with Leon to educate children about LGBT+ communities. Whenever someone orders a dish through the app from the healthy fast food chain, the order will also include a special gift: a free book written by LGBT+ children’s author and illustrator, Olly Pike. There are two […]

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Former Secret Service agent is teaching how to take on the world

How to beat fear and win a fight! She’s protected four U.S. presidents and nearly died rescuing people on 9/11 – Now this fierce former Secret Service agent is teaching the rest of us how to take on the world Evy Poumpouras was on duty at the World Trade Centre during the 9/11 attacks Former U.S. Secret Service Agent has penned a […]

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How the Lancaster was more than just an aircraft

Bomber like a startled stallion: How the Lancaster was more than just an aircraft and stood for ‘a symbol of British freedom’ and ‘a monument to those who gave their lives in the war’ John Nichol describes visiting RAF Museum, Hendon, in company of Ron Needle Ron Needle, 93, was a former rear gunner in a Lancaster bomber crew in […]

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Blood, guts and junk food!

Blood, guts and junk food! Fascinating new book delves into the lives of fishermen on trawler boats Lamorna Ash recounts the months she spent living with Cornish fishermen  A playwright in London, she lodged with a couple in the village of Newlyn Almost everyone she met in the fishing village has lost someone to the sea DARK, SALT, CLEAR   by […]

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Never let your collapsing husband spoil a dinner party

Never let your collapsing husband spoil a dinner party: Guests expected nothing less of the Mail’s redoubtable columnist Anne Scott-James, who propped hers up on a cushion and carried on Clare Hastings has penned a memoir about her mother Anne Scott-James Ann who read at Oxford, was one of the famous journalists of her generation She began her career at Vogue […]

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Food for the brain! Fascinating book of 'uncommon knowledge'

Food for the brain! Fascinating book of ‘uncommon knowledge’ reveals a series of little-known facts – from how carrots became orange to why Finnish people are the ‘happiest in the world’ Tom Standage collated a series of fascinating little-known facts in a new book  UK-based deputy editor of The Economist, reveals how carrots became orange He also shares the relation […]

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Book reveals how half a billion people live close to volcanoes

She’s gonna BLOW! Terrifying book reveals how half a billion people live close to the planet’s 1,500 active volcanoes that are like unruly toddlers Dangerous Earth looks at how the planet can be wonderful and also very violent Marine scientist and science communicator Ellen Prager explores disasters  Prager writes about hurricanes and earthquakes and tsunamis and volcanoes  NATURE Dangerous Earth […]

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Why things go VIRAL and why the world goes mad when they do

Why things go VIRAL and why the world goes mad when they do: How pandemics and ice bucket challenges spread and fade with incredible speed Adam Kucharski reveals why outbreaks and information spread at high speed Author gives an insight on human behaviour and how we can better predict  He is an associate professor at London School of Hygiene and […]

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