The Cyber Den – November 19th

Siren FM – The Cyber Den – 19.11.2014 by Sirenfmcyberden on Mixcloud Jake is back once again with the weekly, two-hour discussion on the latest news in the world of video games and technology, along with the latest game releases, the answers to the previous Question of the Week from their wonderful listeners, the Strange…

Is the world getting fatter?

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/obesity.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:39 — 2.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSA recent damning report by the McKinsey Global Institute claims that 2 billion people, or almost 30% of the global population, are now in the obese category. Obesity now accounts for nearly 3% of annual economic activity and has cost the UK £47 billion. It suggests that it’s now…

More than 40% of jobseekers in the East Midlands could face sanctions

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/emjs.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:39 — 5.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSNot enough jobseekers in the East Midlands are attending work placements and training. This comes after new figures that show over forty percent of referalls haven’t been completed in the region for nearly four years. If claimants do not complete training or a work placement they could…

Holi Holy

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/ewellman/holyholi.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 4:14 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSAt a reception for Shirley Rogers the artist talks to Geoff Thompson about her mosaic “Holi Holy” which was inspired by the Hindu Holi Festival and St Patric’s Day. In 2014 the festivals fell on the same day and were celebrated jointly at the University of Lincoln…