Day: 7 February 2017

Fences: Film Review

Fences: Film Review

Set in Pittsburg in the 1950s and adapted from August Wilson’s 1983 award-winning play of the same name, Fences is the third feature from Denzel Washington in his directorial guise. The play was part of a bigger body of work titled The Pittsburgh Cycle which charters black lives across the ...

Top 5 gadgets to use within a business

There is a different kind of products; we can use in your own business. Using such kind of goods will make it easier to do your business, and it will also help you to make more and more profit, which is the product that everybody wants from a business. Among ...

The last Concorde makes its final journey to a new home

The last Concorde makes its final journey to a new home

The last Concorde made its final journey to a new home today - just a quarter of a mile and at a walking pace. The iconic supersonic plane was towed across an airfield to an indoor hangar in preparation for it becoming the centrepiece of a new £16 million aerospace museum. ...

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Restaurant Review – Shikumen Finchley Road

On a humid afternoon last summer, I met with Jay Rayner in order to interview the esteemed restaurant critic over lunch. Jay chose for us to meet at Dumplings Legend on Gerrard Street, the beating heart of London’s China Town, and alongside talking about his new book and stage show, ...

The company that could sell palm trees to a desert

The company that could sell palm trees to a desert

You've heard about flogging wood to a forest and selling ice to Eskimos, but this must take the biscuit. A British firm has started exporting palm trees to the desert because there's a growing demand for disease-free trees. Date Palm Developments exports more than 140,000 plants a year to some of the hottest parts of ...

Are Brits actually starting to cook?

British supermarket shelves have long been awash with cooking cheats that are convenient aides but ultimately additive-ridden rubbish. White sauce sachets, bolognese pots, pasta sauce tins and the like have become a mainstay of our culinary landscape, but things may about to change. As Brits become more health conscious and ...

“Hard Brexit” woes as pound falls to 31-year low against the dollar

How to Manage Your Finances Effectively

With the number of people reporting on suffering with stress relating to financial circumstances, there’s no wonder that people are looking for alternate ways to supplement or boost their income. If you’re in a similar situation, you don’t have to panic! Here are four simple ways that you can control ...

Stop dithering and start building – urges union

Solving the housing crisis isn't rocket science - stop dithering and start building, says the GMB. According to the union if the Tories had launched building projects for each of their 1,000 housing announcements since 2010, things would look a lot rosier. The government unveiled its delayed housing strategy today, topping ...

91-Year-Old Believed To Be UK’s Oldest Supermarket Worker

91-Year-Old Believed To Be UK’s Oldest Supermarket Worker

A dedicated pensioner has been named as Britain’s oldest supermarket worker – aged 91. Hardy Tom Brogan spends three mornings a week pushing trolleys at Asda and he has no intention of retiring. The great-granddad packed in work almost three decades ago at the age of 63 but he only ...

Brits Only Panic When They’re Over £45,000 In Debt

Would you trust your partner to buy clothes for you?

Valentine's Day is on the horizon and the sticky issue going through the minds of every taken man in the country is; what should I buy the missus? Flowers are safe, chocolates are safer and jewellery lands in the same minefield occupied by makeup and toiletries - not to be touched. ...

These are the people protecting freedom of expression across the world

These are the people protecting freedom of expression across the world

Artists, writers, journalists and campaigners are among the candidates shortlisted for the 2017 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. Drawn from more than 400 crowdsourced nominations, the shortlist celebrates the people fighting for freedom of expression against immense obstacles, with many of the 16 shortlisted nominees regularly targeted by authorities ...

M.I.A to Curate Southbank Centre’s 24th Meltdown Festival

M.I.A to Curate Southbank Centre’s 24th Meltdown Festival

Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. has been announced as the curator of the Southbank Centre's 24th Meltdown Festival, which will take place from 9-18 June 2017. Launched 25 years ago, the festival is famed for bringing to life the world of its curator, counting Patti Smith, David Bowie, Yoko ...

Alastair Cook gets his final decision just right

Alastair Cook gets his final decision just right

Sport News 24/7 It could feasibly have happened at any point over the past three years. Following England’s harrowing Ashes whitewash in Australia in 2013/14, the captaincy of Alastair Cook has been open to debate. Quite how he survived the cull that took place after that disastrous tour is beyond ...

Spot the one-eyed Jack in this brain teaser

Spot the one-eyed Jack in this brain teaser

Hit the road, Jack - the latest puzzle to bamboozle the web has been dealt out. Lurking among the face cards in this deck is a single one-eyed Jack, and you’ll have to play your cards right to spot him. Greg Tatton-Brown, the Market Manager UK for Casumo.com, who dealt ...

Is the Casual Gaming Trend Still Relevant in 2017?

Is the Casual Gaming Trend Still Relevant in 2017?

The gaming industry has exploded over the past two decades, and there have never been more options for gamers in terms of genre, platform and online capability. A recent study led by ESA found that 155 million people play video games regularly just in the US, with four out of ...