MOUNT Everest is the world’s highest mountain and its severe conditions making it an extremely risky summit to climb. Sadly, many people have died this year trying to reach the top. Here’s what we know. How many people have died this year? A British climber was a the tenth person to die on Mount Everest after falling ill in the “death zone”. Robin Haynes Fisher, 41, was 150m from the top of the world's highest mountain when he fainted. Murari Sharma, of Everest Parivar Treks company - which arranged his logistics - said: "He died because of weakness after a long ascent and difficult descent. "He was descending with his sherpa guides from the summit when he suddenly fainted." The climber is the tenth person to die on Everest this season - with most suffering weakness, exhaustion and delays on the crowded route to the summit. Among the victims are four climbers from India, and one from the US, Austria and Nepal. Who else has died this year? Dad-of-two Kevin … [Read more...] about How many people have died climbing Mount Everest?
BRITS will today elect 73 Members of the European Parliament in an election that is expected to show views over Brexit. But what's the process like and how does the D'Hondt voting system work? Read on to find out... How does the D'Hondt voting system work? The UK use the D'Hondt voting system, which is a form of proportional representation where voters choose a single party instead of an individual candidate. In D'Hondt, voters rank their preferred candidates and an average is taken to determine the winners. The proportion of seats given by a party directly reflects the proportion of votes won. In the first round of counting, the party with the most votes is allocated a seat for the candidate at the top of its list. Under the d’Hondt method, each party’s total number of votes is repeatedly divided – until all seats are filled – by divisor 1 + the number of seats already allocated. If it is still top it gains another seat. If not, whichever party has the most … [Read more...] about European Elections – how does the D’Hondt voting system work?
NETFLIX is rolling out yet another impressive line-up of shows and films for you to watch next month. From superhero movies to the return of the ever-so-popular Black Mirror, here’s all the new content you can catch on Netflix in June. Black Mirror The highly-anticipated fifth season of Black Mirror is finally coming to Netflix and following the recent trailer release, fans are super hyped to catch this series when it hits the streaming site. The series will kick off with its first episode on June 5, 2019, and if you weren’t already aware, there will only be three episodes to conclude the fifth run. While that’s rather upsetting to know, at least the addition of Miley Cyrus should be fun to watch. That’s right - Miley is appearing in one of the episodes, having already made her debut in the trailer. Marvel’s Jessica Jones Netflix is finally ready to give us another season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. While it’s been confirmed that the show will … [Read more...] about New on Netflix June 2019 – movies, TV and original series
THE Virtues returns on Channel 4 tonight - and it stars Line of Duty actor Stephen Graham. The opening episode saw him struggling with the hangover from hell - something we can probably all relate to. What have the reviews been like? The Virtues had critics excited ahead of its TV debut - with Stephen Graham being heralded for his performance. TV reviewing site The List gave the show four out of five stars and praised its "economical dialogue and fly-on-the-wall camera work "for creating a "hugely suspenseful" show. The review also praised lead actor Graham's portrayal of recovering alcoholic Joseph - calling it a "possibly career-best performance." Likewise The Guardian described the show a as an "emotionally eviscerating four-part drama." And said it had "every chance" of being a "small-screen classic." Joe.co.uk said the first episode is "arguably the greatest work of Stephen Graham's career". They also describe the drama as "an excellent piece of powerful and humane British … [Read more...] about What time is The Virtues on Channel 4 tonight?
RIVERDALE’s popularity on Netflix continues to grow with every new episode that debuts on the streaming platform. The show, which is under the CW Network umbrella, has concluded its third season run and fans wants to know when the fourth series will commence. Has there been an announcement concerning Riverdale's renewal yet? Let's find out... Will there be another series of Riverdale? In January, 2019, it was announced by Riverdale's showbosses that there will certainly be a fourth series to the ever-so-popular Netflix show. It goes without saying that Riverdale is one of the biggest teen drama programmes, having amassed a global fanbase throughout its three-year run. The CW also announced that it would be renewing several others shows for its upcoming line-up including season six of The Flash and the third series of Black Lighting. Supernatural and Legacies were also among the nine shows that the network commissioned another series of. Luke Perry dead - Beverly Hills, 90210 … [Read more...] about Will there be a Riverdale season 4 and when will it come out?