Day: 4 July 2014

Are we living in 1984?

By Jack Peat  In an information economy where our personal data is wilfully publicised, recorded and used for political and corporate gain, the question of whether we are living the prophesied dystopian theories of Nineteen Eighty-Four is more poignant than ever. George Orwell’s timeless work paints a frightening picture of ...

Why bowel cancer survivor is supporting City Giving Day

  By Jo Walker, Senior Press Officer, Beating Bowel Cancer We all spend a fair bit of time on the loo over our lifetimes but tend to avoid talking about any problems we might have there, which can lead to life- threatening illnesses going unchecked. Londoner, Stephen Browne, was a ...

Le Tour de France 2014

  By David de Winter - Sports Writer Saturday sees the start of the 101st edition of the world’s most famous bicycle race, the eponymous Tour de France. And where does this three week lycra-clad epic begin? Paris? Non. Some chic, picturesque village in the south of France? Absolutement non. ...