It didn’t take long for Pac-Man, or Puck Man as it was originally called in Japan, to become a worldwide craze after it was released, on this day in 1980.
Articles written by Dr Matthew Partridge
Despite record high prices, property remains a British obsession. We’d be wiser shopping on the continent, says Matthew Partridge. here, he picks some of the best places to buy.
Los Angeles has agreed a city-wide minimum wage of $15, while New York is being urged to follow suit. Will it boost incomes, or simply increase unemployment? Matthew Partridge investigates.
Maurice and Richard McDonald set up a fast food restaurant in San Bernardino, California, on this day in 1940, and named it McDonald’s Bar-B-Q.
After sliding to well under $50 a barrel, the oil price has bounced back. Matthew Partridge explains why, and looks at how much further the rally has to go.
Sarah Wood left her teaching post at the University of Sussex to start up her own tech company, Unruly.
Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage have all said that they will resign the leaderships of their respective parties. Matthew Partridge looks at who could succeed them.
Staying up to watch the results come in? Matthew Partridge highlights the key moments to look out for throughout election night.
Tesla’s ‘Powerwall’ battery system aims to bring down the cost of energy storage. Matthew Partridge asks if this is the ‘tipping point’ for solar energy.
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal between Asia and the US could herald a new era of global trade. Matthew Partridge explains what the deal means for the world’s economy.