Day: 3 February 2017

Are you really safe in your home?

Home security: It’s time to go back to basics

The smart home revolution has roared into action, with Nest leading the charge towards a more connected abode, and Apple Homekit not far behind. But investing in a thermostat that automatically turns on when you wake up doesn't come cheap, so you'll want to make sure you keep your tech-enhanced ...

Final section of £1.35bn Forth crossing fitted

Final section of £1.35bn Forth crossing fitted

The final section of the new Queensferry Crossing was lifted into place today, completing the 1.7-mile link across the Forth. The segment, which is one of 122, was slotted into place by engineers, marking the "culmination of a world class team effort". The £1.35 billion structure, which is replacing the ...

Does promoting a low-cost image at a high-cost airport work?

Does promoting a low-cost image at a high-cost airport work?

There's a deathly silence around the boarding gates of the newly built Terminal 2 at Heathrow. Silly season has passed and the departure lounges are filled with the dulcet whispers of business chit chat, a serene time to fly indeed. With low cost carriers relatively new to the scene at ...

LoveTrue – Film Review

LoveTrue – Film Review

By Linda Marric Produced by Hollywood’s own “enfant terrible” of cinema Shia LaBeouf, LoveTrue is the highly anticipated second non-fiction feature by Bombay Beach director Alma Har’el. Israeli born Har’el, whose roots lie first and foremost in music videos and art installations, explores the broad idea of human love using ...

Teenage thugs spared jail after leaving OAP with smashed skull

Teenage thugs spared jail after leaving OAP with smashed skull

Four teenage thugs who hurled a brick through a taxi window which hit an elderly woman passenger leaving her with a fractured skull, have walked free from court. The 77-year-old victim, who hasn't been named, was returning from a performance of 'The Sound of Music' with her husband when they ...

Veg crisis: Have we really become this removed from food production?

Today an irate Sainsbury's shopper launched a scathing attack at his local store for having a fruit and vegetable selection "like a Third World country". Ray Houghton, 47, said that in this "day and age it's shocking" that the shelves have been left empty, adding that "with Donald Trump in power this ...

10 Amazing London Live Music Venues.

10 Amazing London Live Music Venues.

By Carl Allen, author of London Gig Venues London has a rich and varied history of live music venues from pubs to theatres, churches to warehouses. A new book –‘London Gig Venues’ by Carl Allen explores almost 600 of the capital’s venues from the lost and forgotten to the internationally ...