To mark Chinese New Year Bournemouth Coastal BID have teamed up with local businesses to get people involved in their latest family-friendly app to unlock characters and special prizes. By Gabriella Cassandro and Drew Wyllie Chinese New Year is an opportunity to celebrate a new start with millions of people around the world. This year […]
Dorset Chinese Arts Society celebrated the Chinese New Year at the Bournemouth Life Centre. The society put on a family show featuring, international musicians, choirs, and a traditional dragon for over 600 people in Winton. The Mayor of Bournemouth, Edward Coope, welcomed everyone to the evening, which was filled with traditional dance, chamber choir, orchestra […]
A BBC project is looking into the music people search for on their phones to discover musical “twin towns” -places all over the world with similar tastes in music. Bournemouth’s “twin town” is Abu Dhabi, with five tracks in common. The top searched track is currently WSTRN In2. The data was provided by Shazam – a company that helps its […]
British businesses have been moving their production overseas for years now, but it seems the tables have been turning.
One of the trends identified in 2014 was British businesses reshoring their production in the UK from China, the manufacturing capital of the world.
The UK has joined a worldwide race to provide new supplies of rare earths, as China dramatically cuts its exports of the materials key in making the products we rely on everyday.
Rare earth metals are key to almost everything we use, but thanks to China their supply is under threat. This project takes a look at how the world, joined by the UK, is fighting back.
A timeline chronicling how China built up its empire on rare earths via several government programs, leaving its global competitors trailing in its wake.