Houses of Parliament repairs could cost £7.1bn
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Houses of Parliament repairs could cost £7.1bn

Restoration work on the Houses of Parliament could cost as much as 5.7 billion pounds – and take 32 years to complete. However, the hefty pricetag could drop to 3.5 billion pounds if MPs and peers are moved out of the building. The 150 year old Grade one listed property is partly sinking, contains asbestos […]

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Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories
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Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories

[Speech from 1940] On this day we are gathered together at this place to commemorate the greatest event in the annals of New Zealand’s history, the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. This great document, simple in form, fundamental in application, has stood the test of time in spirit and in letter. It has been […]

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The science of attraction – Dawn Maslar
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The science of attraction – Dawn Maslar

We like to think of romantic feelings as spontaneous and indescribable things that come from the heart. But it’s actually your brain running a complex series of calculations within a matter of seconds that’s responsible for determining attraction. Doesn’t sound quite as poetic, does it? But just because the calculations are happening in your brain […]

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