December 12, 2019

Man returns Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease jacket’ after auction, donates money to her cancer charity

The buyer of Olivia Newton-John’s leather jacket from the 1978 film Grease has returned it to the singer and donated his $243,000 winning bid to her […]
December 12, 2019

Greta Thunberg, 16, is named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year, youngest ever recipient of the title

Greta Thunberg has been named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year, becoming the youngest ever recipient of the title.The activist, 16, inspired the school strikes for […]
December 12, 2019

An Irish school is ditching homework for a month, assigning ‘acts of kindness’ instead

Despite controversial-but-compelling evidence that homework takes time away from families with little or no appreciable benefit for students, kids continue to slog through hours of school […]
December 11, 2019

Africa is borrowing like it’s the 1990s – and IMF is worried

Record commodity prices and low global interest rates have encouraged African countries to borrow like they did in the 1990s, but now some are struggling to […]