Day: February 9, 2017

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Government introduces bold new plan to fix broken housing market

By Bea Patel, TLE Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent On 7 February 2017, the Government announced its plan to fix the broken housing market, as published in the 104-page housing white paper. The Government admits the housing market is broken and sets to build more affordable ...

London’s Top 10 Fastest Growing Property Areas

London’s Top 10 Fastest Growing Property Areas

The steady rise of house prices in the capital seems like a subject which is rarely out of the news. Over the past 10 years, despite the threats of the financial crisis and Brexit, the London housing market has not only remained strong, but also grown. New research by online ...

Is pairing wine and food all it’s cracked up to be?

Wine has long been seen as the stuff of connoisseurs, a beverage which comes with its own arcane mythology, only slurped and understood by an insufferable few. Films like Sideways and Somm have only served to deepen the mystery around the hallowed grape, and most sensible-thinking people are put off ...

Descendents Hit Brixton Academy this June

Descendents Hit Brixton Academy this June

Last year punk legends Descendents returned with their first album in 12 years, and now they're heading back to UK shores. The Cali crew, who are the brains behind the mega-influential punk rock staple Milo Goes To College, have announced  a new show scheduled for Sunday 4th June at the 02 Brixton Academy in ...

Navigating Mumbai with a moral compass

Navigating Mumbai with a moral compass

By Will Robinson For those of you who have seen the film 'Slumdog Millionaire' you'll have some understanding of the enormous and ever increasing gap between the rich and the poor in the metropolis of Mumbai which is depicted in the film. Mumbai (Bombay to locals and your granddad) is the ...

London’s first community fridge launched

London’s first community fridge has been launched giving local businesses and residents a place they can leave spare, edible food for those who need it. Powered by a crowdfunding campaign and run by a group of local volunteers the community fridge aims to cut food waste, encourage food sharing and help tackle ...

Review: Tango Fire – Peacock Theatre

Review: Tango Fire – Peacock Theatre

“Gender enlightenment has not exactly reached the world of Tango Fire,” Lyndsey Winship wrote in the Evening Standard ahead of German Cornejo’s latest work, currently playing at the Peacock Theatre. From the outset you can see why that may be the prevailing opinion. “Knicker-revealing slits in the dancers' glamorous dresses” ...

20th Century Women: Film Review

Top Five On-Screen Mothers

The representation of motherhood in cinema has through the years varied from the sublime to the sometimes ridiculous. We’ve had mothers to look up to, mothers to pity and even mothers who simply don’t fit the mould. To celebrate the release of Mike Mills' 20th Century Women which stars Annette ...

Vegan Food Sales Up By 1,500% in Past Year

The 15 best vegan pizza places in Britain

Today is National Pizza Day, and what better way to celebrate it than to take a look at how far vegan pizza has come these last few years? From something we vegans would have to sadly make at home on pitta breads (or shyly ask for without the dairy) to ...

New report highlights art world sexism

New report highlights art world sexism

Art marketplace Artfinder today publishes a report drawing attention to the differences in representation between the high-end art world and its own marketplace, where the gender balance of artists is almost equal. In the high end art world, just 1 of the top 100 lots sold at auction in 2015 ...

Britain in crisis as people overworked to dangerous levels

Britain in crisis as people overworked to dangerous levels

Britain is teetering on the edge of a silent crisis as people are been overworked to dangerous levels. A new study has found millions of employees are so tired at work they are unable to do their job safely, with pressure to meet demanding targets, work being too intense and a ...