Uber drivers claim new London congestion charge is discrimination

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Uber drivers and other private hire vehicle drivers accuse the Mayor of London of discrimination.Image: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images From April 8, private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers will no longer be exempt from the £12.50 ($16.55) daily congestion charge to drive in central London under mayor Sadiq Khan’s new rules.  PHV drivers, including drivers […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner tweets about mental health

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Sophie Turner has posted about depression.Image: Lars Niki/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly Sophie Turner’s Twitter feed has plenty of Game of Thrones and X-Men retweets, plus a whole lot of A+ interaction with her co-star Maisie Williams.  But that’s not all there is. SEE ALSO: Maisie Williams will be Sophie Turner’s bridesmaid because Stark sisters […]

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Veganism could get the same legal protections as religion

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London (CNN)An angry dispute between an animal welfare charity and its former employee will be the first case in Britain to decide whether ethical veganism is a “philosophical belief” that should be afforded the same protections as religion. “They could have given me a warning … they might have thought I would not drop the […]

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The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Heres a look at how and why.

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Image: Photo by Wolfram K from Pexels Anyone who regularly reads business news will recognize the Chinese companies consistently making headlines: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Xiaomi. These companies have established a major role in the global economy. Today, they dominate everything from e-commerce to the Chinese entertainment industry. One of the reasons these organizations have […]

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Kate Middleton chats about mental health in video for children and parents

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Kate Middleton has spoken out about the difficulty in opening up about one’s mental health in a video aimed at children and parents.  Appearing in a video for charity Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, the Duchess of Cambridge explained in simple terms what “mental health” means.  SEE ALSO: Lady Gaga FaceTimed Prince […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ actor Lena Headey opens up about anxiety on Twitter

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Lena Headey plays Cersei in 'Game of Thrones'.Image: hbo When you’re so used to seeing actors dressed up and in character, it’s sometimes easy to forget that they’re real people too. SEE ALSO: Queen Cersei praises Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech in 1 emphatic tweet Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones, […]

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