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Snakes’ Weird Feasts

Snakes’ Weird  Feasts

All over the world, we see lots of disgusting sights but surely not many compare with the following accounts. In South Africa, there was a sighting of a python that had made the unwise decision to dine on a porcupine – with fatal and highly predictable results for both. Pythons like to suffocate their prey […]

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Healthiest hearts in the world

Healthiest hearts in the world

The Tsimane are people from lowland Bolivia and are rather special as they have the healthiest hearts in the world! 17% of their diet of these hard-working people is wild pig tapir and even capybara (the world’s largest rodent). 7% of their diet is fresh water fish, including catfish piranha. Most of the rest, such […]

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Why do we change the clocks?

Why do we change the clocks?

Last Sunday was the day to change our clocks and deprive us of an hour snug in our beds. The clocks moved forward at 1 am in the morning, when we were all (probably) still fast asleep, but why do we meddle with time? The change on Sunday morning will make our evenings lighter, which […]

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Cycling to Support the Homeless

Cycling to Support the Homeless

Last summer, YJA had the pleasure of meeting some of the amazing people behind a charity cycle ride that started just outside Lincoln and ended at Westminster Abbey! That route followed the 1290 funeral cortege of Queen Eleanor. You can listen to the YJA interview here. This is the press release for their 2017 repeat event: A […]

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The Knights’ Trail: Part 1

The Knights’ Trail: Part 1

After Lincoln’s great 2015 success of the Barons, an exciting new project has been launched in the form of a knight’s trail across the city to celebrate the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest. Much to the delight of its pupils, Heighington Millfield Primary Academy has acquired a half-sized […]

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Smartphones can keep us healthy

Smartphones can keep us healthy

In our cosy world full of labour-saving gadgets more and more people worry about their general fitness. But they shouldn’t worry too much because there are loads of ways to stay healthy. Nowadays, smartphones hold lots of really useful health-related information about our food and drink, such as the number of calories or the sugar […]

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YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

Now in his final year at Priory LSST, Kobe Tong has proved a remarkable ambassador for The Young Journalist Academy. I first met him some five years ago when he was a Year 8 applying for admission into the school’s first-ever YJA team. During that first interview, whilst he came across a shade on the […]

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Sin-bin rule to be looked at by football’s law-making body

Sin-bin rule to be looked at by football’s law-making body

  The sin-bin rule is something that every rugby player is familiar with, however, it is something that the game of football is not. It is used when a card is shown in rugby, therefore the same is looking to be applied for football. Football is a game that millions play competitively over the globe, […]

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Justice League coming soon!

Justice League coming soon!

When superman (Henry Cavill) got killed by kryptonite in “Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice”, fans all around the world knew that he would be back in the upcoming film “Justice League”. The superheroes destiny was possibly one of the world’s worst kept secret. However, viewers also predicted that he was going to be back […]

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Will Silverstone survive as venue for the British Grand Prix?

Will Silverstone survive as venue for the British Grand Prix?

Brand new F1 boss, Chase Carey says there will be a British Grand Prix – despite the speculation of Silverstone (the British F1 track) being dropped by 2019. The tracks presence on the calendar had been under threat because of the “potential ruinous risk” of staging the loss-making event. Although Carey (pictured), who has been put […]