Day: January 18, 2017

Farewell Kempton Park…What Next?

Farewell Kempton Park…What Next?

British racing jockeys, trainers, officials and fans alike were saddened and surprised to hear news of Kempton Park’s closure. The historic south-west London course is set to be bulldozed and sold to developers in order to find an investment programme for racecourses elsewhere. The closure is part of a Jockey ...

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London’s Best Scottish Restaurants

With more than a quarter of a million Scottish people now living in London or the South East it's safe to say that Burns night has become quite a big thing in the capital, and sourcing the best restaurants to enjoy the evening is paramount. With whisky on the mind and Balmoral chicken, ...

Lion: Film Review

Lion: Film Review

By Anna Power @powerpops An extraordinary story, Lion will lock your heart in a vice and squeeze it till all the tears come out and do so without pandering to melodrama. Based on the heartbreaking true story of five year old Saroo (Sunny Pawar), who having pestered his teenage brother ...

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Beer of the Week – Beavertown Brewery Lupuloid IPA  

Strength: 6.7% ABV Brewed: Tottenham Hale, London Named after the old Cockney name given to the De Beauvoir area of London, where the brand was born in 2011, Beavertown Brewery now operates from a site in Tottenham Hale. Having upgraded to a premises with a 50HL Brew House to work from, Beavertown has become ...

HSBC set to move 1,000 jobs to Paris

HSBC set to move 1,000 jobs to Paris

HSBC could move up to 1,000 jobs from London to Paris after an announcement that it is to relocate staff responsible for generating around a fifth of its UK-based trading revenue after Britain leaves the EU. The bank's Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver told Reuters that the firm will move staff in about two ...

Couple embark on round-the-world trip – as digital nomads

Couple embark on round-the-world trip – as digital nomads

A couple are taking remote working to another level by embarking on a round-the-world trip while still keeping their jobs - thanks to Britain's most understanding boss. Chris Smith, 36, and Suzanne Walker, 33, will spend the next year travelling 35,000 miles to 12 cities across the globe in a ...

Uber-style flight service expected to launch this year

Uber-style flight service expected to launch this year

Britain's first Uber-style flight service which will see people order PLANES from their phones is expected to launch this year. The service, brainchild of an Italian tech-millionaire, will see customers order flights for as little as £55 via an online app and leave within 30 MINUTES of booking. Waves airline, ...

Is this the UK’s most expensive council house?

Is this the UK’s most expensive council house?

A riverside home with a Michelin-starred restaurant on its doorstep is set to become one of the UK's most expensive council houses after it was put on the market for £750,000. Ferry House is a three-bedroom 'doer upper', which sits on the bank of the River Cam in Cambridge. It is ...

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Too much stress at work can increase the risk of getting cancer

Working in a stressful job for 15 years increases the risk of getting cancer, according to new research This prolonged exposure raises the risk of lung, colon, rectal and stomach cancer - along with non-Hodgkin lymphoma that develops in the vessels and glands, according to the first study of its ...

The Case Against Heathrow Is Not The Case For Gatwick

What is the RE100 alliance?

This week Gatwick Airport - which can ship over three million passengers in any given month - pledged to become carbon neutral by the spring as the airport prepared to join the the RE100 alliance at Davos for the World Economic Forum. It will join over eighty of the world's most influential companies committed ...