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Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted on Tuesday October 09, 2018

Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) created a new standard for First Ladies because instead of retreating to a private life of decorating and entertaining, Eleanor continued her public life by holding press conferences, giving lectures, doing […]

Christopher Columbus

Posted on Tuesday October 02, 2018

“In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” And his arrival in the West Indies led to enduring links between Europe and the Americas. In the early years of our nation’s history, Christopher Columbus was raised to hero […]

In Pursuit of Tolerance

Posted on Tuesday September 25, 2018

Edmund Burke, an eighteenth-century writer and philosopher said “The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” If spreading tolerance and stopping hatred is important to you, the following sites offer both historical perspective […]

BBC Newsround

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

VAR: What is it and why's everyone talking about it?

Posted on Tuesday June 26, 2018

VAR (video assistant referee) technology has been debated for a long time in football. Now, it's being talked about again after being used in the World Cup for the first time.

BBC News (UK)

Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament

Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018

The ex-Soviet president says scrapping a Cold War missile deal will undermine nuclear disarmament.

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018

The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.

Hamilton misses out on F1 title win at US GP

Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018

Lewis Hamilton's wait for a fifth world title goes on as Kimi Raikkonen wins the United States Grand Prix.