News Roundup 380

A bit of good news to start with: Tesco, the largest supermarket chain in the UK, is to ditch all shrink-wrap packaging on multi-packs of tinned food, which will get rid of 67 million pieces of plastic from products sold in their stores. It is all part of a pledge to make sure all their […]

On This Day

January 1st 45 B.C. – New Year’s Day was celebrated on January 1 for the first time in history as the Julian calendar took effect. 1600 – Scotland began its numbered year on January 1 instead of March 25 for the first time. 1651 – Charles II was crowned King of Scotland. 1772 – The […]