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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

28 November 2023

Bristol Airport roundly mocked for multi-faith “bus shelter”

A new structure at Bristol Airport, intended as a multi-faith space of prayer and reflection, has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The small […]
24 November 2023

Pre-revolution Iran brought joyfully to life in Cambridge exhibition

An exhibition on until early February in Cambridge is showcasing the work of Iranian-born UK-based artist Soheila Sokhanvari. “We Could Be Heroes” takes inspiration from images […]
20 November 2023

Solar-powered “arificial leaf” can both clean dirty water and turn it into fuel, say researchers

Scientists have found a way to purify dirty water and generate hydrogen fuel at the same time. The new device, dubbed an “artificial leaf”, can not […]
17 November 2023

British sunseekers not prepared to scrimp on travel this winter

Brits are prioritising travel in their spending plans this winter, with the search for winter sun driving their choices of destination. Data released in Tripadvisor’s Winter […]
15 November 2023

Did you know you can sleep with dinosaurs at London’s Natural History Museum?

London’s renowned Natural History Museum is offering an extraordinary opportunity for both kids and adults to have a sleepover surrounded by the awe-inspiring presence of dinosaurs. […]
14 November 2023

London’s subway stations to be featured on Google Street View

Google Street View is set to venture into the subterranean world of the London Underground, capturing 360-degree images of approximately 30 metro stations. Stations such as […]
7 November 2023

Virgin Atlantic granted authorisation for world-first transatlantic flight with 100% SAF

Earlier this year, Virgin Atlantic announced it was planning to fly from the UK to the US using only sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a world first […]
7 November 2023

Airbus with missing windows reached 4,400 metres before turning back to airport

A flight to Orlando from the UK’s Stansted Airport has had to turn back after just 36 minutes, after a crew member discovered “substantial damage” to […]
1 November 2023

Why hospitality should give back more than it takes

Glenn Mandziuk, CEO, & Claire Whitely, Head of Environment at the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (SHA), were amongst the first to sign the 2022 Responsible Tourism Charter, […]
31 October 2023

The ultimate auction for movie lovers to take place in London this November

What’s better than watching your favourite movie over and over again? Watching your favourite movie over and over again while holding one of its main characters’ […]
31 October 2023

Frontiers in Responsible Tourism

On Tuesday, November 7th there is a Responsible Tourism Conference at WTM London this year, which ends with a celebration of 21 years of panels and […]
23 October 2023

Storm Babet wreaks havoc as flood warnings and travel disruptions plague UK

Storm Babet is wreaking havoc across the UK, having claimed at least four lives and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The persistent downpour […]
19 October 2023

Welsh landowner says Roman fort visitors are “scarring the landscape”

A Welsh farmer and landowner who says he has been looking after an historic site for years has lost patience with poorly-behaved visitors and taken guerilla […]
18 October 2023

Is UK’s rail network failing?

Almost 200 years ago, in 1825, the world’s first public railway opened in the UK, connecting Stockton and Darlington. Two centuries later, while other countries around […]
18 October 2023

UK Space Solar farm initiative could beam clean energy back to Earth by 2035

Space Solar, a tech firm specialising in the commercial development of space, particularly space-based solar power, has revealed its vision for the future of clean and […]
12 October 2023

UK has nothing to fear from French bedbug invasion because “they’re already here”

Reports of a bedbug infestation sweeping public transport and spaces across Paris and France have many people’s skin crawling and have raised concern about the vampiric […]