Day: April 12, 2016

Pushed Pork: The Viral Campaign That Never Was

Pushed Pork: The Viral Campaign That Never Was

The hipster had it coming. After a decade of beards, tattoos, check shirts, retro glasses and fixed-wheel bikes they became victim of their own subculture as a symbol of gentrifying neighbourhoods. Cocktails in jam jars stopped being cool. Sandwiches served in flat caps just pissed people off and craft beer became a loose translation for ...

Sadiq Khan leading in the polls and on social media

Sadiq Khan leading in the polls and on social media

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The analysis, from social intelligence company Brandwatch, looked at tweets coming from Londoners and shows Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith had a difficult time on Twitter last week while his Labour rival dominated the conversation. While Khan’s larger presence on the social network usually leads to ...

Corbyn fined £100 for filing his tax return late

Corbyn fined £100 for filing his tax return late

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Jezza was slapped with a £100 fine for filing he tax return for 2014/15 on Feb 6th missing the Jan 31st deadline by quite a long time. Corbyn declared an additional income of £1,850 which included earnings from lectures, taking his total pay to £70,795 and ...

Losing The Battle For Europe’s Soul

Watch: How Much Does Britain Pay The EU?

Claims and counter-claims about how much it costs the UK to belong to the European Union have been rife in the run-up to the referendum in June, with both sides of the debate cherry-picking the statistics that support their side of the argument. To clear the debate up, The UK in ...

England Cricketer James Taylor Forced To Retire At 26

England Cricketer James Taylor Forced To Retire At 26

England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor has been forced to retire at 26 years-old due to a serious heart condition. The sad news was revealed by the England Cricket Board today ahead of the 2016/17 counties season. Taylor withdrew from last week’s fixture against Cambridge MCCU with what was believed to ...