Day: February 23, 2015

First Annual Dubai Property Show arrives in London

 By Steve Taggart The first annual Dubai Property show takes place at the  London Olympia from February 27th-March 1st. The free event will host over 120 exhibitors, offering private islands, beach resorts and luxury villas. Dubai is now the Brit’s third most preferred destination to invest in, and this three-day show ...

It’s Never Too Late

Sport News 24/7 By Noy Shani  @NoyShani  @TLE_Sport A 28-year-old Table Tennis player has won third place in his first national para competition earlier this month.Sweden-born Martin Polash bagged the bronze medal in the Open Table Tennis Championship, part of the BATTAD Grand Prix series in the Waterside Table Tennis ...

Restaurant Review – Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, Greenwich

 By Jonathan Hatchman Situated on the outside corner of Greenwich’s world famous bustling market, Sticks ‘n’ Sushi’s third UK branch is a welcome addition to the area. Inspired by brothers Kim and Jens Rahbek’s half-Japanese, half-Danish background, the cuisine on offer at Sticks ‘n’ Sushi is a fusion between two culinary ...

To rent or to buy? That is the question

 By Mark Coulter, Managing Director, Coulters  In 1918 homeownership was at a mere 23%, but this accelerated from 1953 and this was solidified further by Thatcher’s ‘right to buy scheme’ scheme in the early 1980’s. Britain has traditionally been a nation obsessed by property and house price inflation. Everyone has ...

Restaurant Review – The Britannia, Kensington

By Jonathan Hatchman Situated just off Kensington High Street, The Britannia can be traced all the way back to 1834. Perched atop the original Britannia Brewery site, the pub was bought by Young’s in the 1920s having sold off the brewery while keeping the pub itself. Now having undergone even ...

What Does London’s Future Hold?

By Valentina Magri Ten million people will live in London by 2036 according to a forecast by the business advocacy group London First, but the big question is what does that mean for the future of London and how can the city prepare to the forthcoming boom in its population? The risks of a ...

Global Politics

Managing Risk in a Globalized Economy

By Marina Schlotzhauer Gone are the good old days where the major risks for businesses were costs running out of control or the threat of imminent local competition. Globalization has introduced a whole new array of challenges that vary from foreign financial economic ripples to cyber security and beyond. Just ...

Berlin International Film Festival – Highlights

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel  thefinalreel.co.uk A week on and the dust is settling on the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival. As ever with the Berlinale, this edition mixed the sublime with the ridiculous in a programme so large unwitting critics have been known to lose sense of direction and never ...

Maps to the Stars – DVD Review

By Leslie Byron Pitt @Afrofilmviewer afrofilmviewer.com Nowadays I find myself, much more compelled to revisit the latest features of Cronenberg as opposed to his more explicit shock flicks that appeared earlier in his career. My main reason for this I feel is, as a director, Cronenberg has elevated his themes of ...