BOOKSMART (15, 102 mins) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Mason Gooding, Victoria Ruesga, Jason Sudeikis. Director: Olivia Wilde SCHOOL'S out for the summer but life lessons about sisterly solidarity and abusing the good nature of a teddy bear never end in the raucous rites-of-passage comedy Booksmart. Actress Olivia Wilde identifies herself as a high achiever with a riotous feature film directorial debut, strutting confidently down the same corridors of beautifully articulated teen angst as Clueless and Mean Girls. A sorority of four female scriptwriters cram in a dizzying array of pithy and potty-mouthed one-liners between some deeply touching moments of self-reflection and realisation. The heartfelt hilarity is delivered with genuine warmth and grin-inducing sincerity by the dream team double-act of Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein. They have us rooting for their sassy, self-aware misfits from the moment they prepare for another day at school with impromptu … [Read more...] about High school comedy Booksmart delivers bountiful belly laughs
On one night in December last year high-achieving, intelligent maths graduate Joe Atkinson - a man with no history of violence - suddenly became a savage, cold-blooded killer. Jealous murderer Joe Atkinson jailed for life over brutal killing of girlfriend Poppy Devey Waterhouse as she was about to leave himFour months after the brutal murder of Poppy Devey Waterhouse, the 25-year-old is still 'wrestling with with the conundrum' of why he did it. Leeds Crown Court heard. Leeds Crown Court heard the breakdown of the couple's relationship had led him to behave like a "Jekyll and Hyde character" in the weeks leading up to the attack.Towards the end of November, Atkinson flew into a jealous rage and attacked Miss Devey Waterhouse's new boyfriend after see them out together.Joe Atkinson pleads guilty to murder of Leeds maths graduate Poppy Devey WaterhouseThe prosecution described how the attack "was a hint of his brewing jealousy."But at other times friends had described how he had seemed … [Read more...] about How did former Wetherby High School pupil Joe Atkinson become a cold hearted killer?
Photo (from left to right): Kerry Fernandes, head of BIS Hanoi's Mathematics, Hai Ha, Hang Giang, Sang Yun and Tim Webb, head of secondary In December 2018, Cambridge Assessment International Education announced the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Vietnam for the June 2018 examination series, the list of awards included Top in Vietnam of all subjects, Best across IGCSEs, AS levels and A Levels, High Achievement, and the most remarkable is “Top in the World”. Out of five students who were awarded the Cambridge “Top in the World”, three students from BIS Hanoi, Sang Yun (Year 12), Hai Ha (Year 11) and Hang Giang (Year 11), were awarded for achieving the Highest Mark in the world for their IGCSE Mathematics papers with an amazing achievement of scoring 100 per cent. “Their hard work, dedication, perseverance and self-motivation throughout the school year really did pay off and our Maths Department are extremely proud of them,” said Kerry … [Read more...] about BIS Hanoi students achieve the world”s highest mark in Cambridge examination
I learned a lot on my recent trip to Kitty Hawk, N.C., but two things stand out. One, Neil Armstrong carried two small pieces of the Wright brothers’ first flying machine in his pocket when he walked on the moon. And two, I might have the skills to be a pretty good hang glider.Visiting Kitty Hawk is a natural draw. After all, it’s about all kinds of flight, beyond the Wright brothers’ historic achievements. A visit there, tucked into the beautiful Outer Banks and filled with history, food and activities, is a chance to truly find your wings. I headed there late season, the weather brisk but walkable with a light sweater at night, warm enough to savor the beach or pool by day. I was drawn by the 115th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first public flight, and the National Parks Department’s complete overhaul of the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Museum (1000 N. Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, N.C.). I was there for the first day it reopened (the … [Read more...] about Study: Auto insurance to feel contact high
0 Have your say OUR high streets are the lifeblood of city and town centres, but the nature and function of high streets and city centres has changed, and are still changing, as they respond to modern day challenges and opportunities. There are a number of reasons for this, none more so than the rapid transformation of consumer demands. Visitors to city centres now seek a different experience. For the high street to thrive, it needs to adapt and it needs to adapt quickly, as The Yorkshire Post’s Love Your High Street campaign demonstrates.The responsibility of reviving the high street does not fall at one person’s door. It needs the long-term support of residents, government, investors and local authorities. Above all, the high street has to meet multiple needs within a well presented package.Kate Hardcastle: With our help, high streets don’t have to reach the end of the roadIn Hull we have identified key changes that need to be made in order to … [Read more...] about Mark Jones: High streets will flourish if they adapt. This is what we’re doing in Hull