Day: 21 April 2016

Review: Arabian Nights – The Restless One

Review: Arabian Nights – The Restless One

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt Arabian Nights – The Restless One is the type of film in which you can easily imagine certain cliques chomping at the bit to discuss and lavish praise upon. However, if the film doesn’t hit the same sweet spot, you can easily see the same ...

Government plans to part-nationalise UK steel plants

Government plans to part-nationalise UK steel plants

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The Government has announced that it is willing to take up to a quarter of Tata’s UK steel assets and offer hundreds of millions of pounds to help finance their debts if a buyer can be found for the loss making plants. This part-nationalisation was ...

Turkish court throws out 275 convictions in Erdogan coup plot

Turkish court throws out 275 convictions in Erdogan coup plot

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The Turkish appeals court has decided to overturn 275 convictions from 2013 involving a military chief in retirement and a host of other senior figures, accused of plotting a coup against his Government. At the time the case was seen as a chance for Erdogan ...

Ched Evans rape conviction quashed

Ched Evans rape conviction quashed

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Ched Evans has just had his rape conviction quashed through the Court of Appeal in London, however he faces a new trial. Evans, who played for Wales, was incarcerated in 2012 for raping a woman at a hotel in North Wales. In October 2014 he ...

Obama arrives in UK to tell Britain to stay in the EU

Obama arrives in UK to tell Britain to stay in the EU

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The US President Barack Obama has flown into the UK to urge Britain to remain in the EU. The PM, David Cameron, has urged voters to “listen to advice from friends and other countries.” He also said that: “I struggle to find the leader of ...

TLE Meets…Dane Bapiste

TLE Meets…Dane Bapiste

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Congratulations on your new BBC3 sit-com, Sunny D. Can you tell us about it? Sunny D is a semi-autobiographical comedy show that tells the story of my life, loves and loathes before I started comedy. The show stars veteran actor, Don Warrington, what was it ...