Day: March 16, 2017

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Restaurant Review – Madison

Have you ever been to a high-rise restaurant so bad, so incomprehensibly grim, that you’ve genuinely considered jumping from the top floor, if only to spite them? Madison, owned by D&D London, is a rooftop restaurant and bar on the top of the One New Change shopping centre in the ...

Tiny detached home goes on the market for a whopping £600k

What Can Sadiq Khan Do To Solve London’s Vacant Property Crisis?

During his successful campaign to become the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan promised to make London’s housing crisis his “single, biggest priority.” In fact, Khan said in his manifesto that “it doesn’t matter whether you’re talking to business leaders, local residents, charities or community groups: far and away the biggest ...

Man bikes around the world on a Boris bike

Man bikes around the world on a Boris bike

A biking mad entrepreneur made a round the world cycling trip - on a Boris bike. Chris Astil-Smith, 24, rented the Boris bike in London and cycled around seven cities including New Delhi, Las Vegas and Paris - and landed himself a £300 late return fine. For three weeks in ...

Tony Blair isn’t innocent, he’s not guilty

Tony Blair isn’t innocent, he’s not guilty

As anyone who has been gripped by the Netflix series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story will attest, in certain cases power and influence is all you need to get a "not guilty" verdict. The trial was a case of hard evidence on the side of the State versus a ...

Cheshire rescue dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’

Cheshire rescue dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’

An extraordinary search and rescue dog from Cheshire was honoured today (Thursday 16 March 2017) by leading vet charity PDSA for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town Hall, Border Collie Bryn became the latest recipient of the ...

Top 5 artworks at Hockney’s Tate Britain exhibition

Top 5 artworks at Hockney’s Tate Britain exhibition

David Hockney is one of the most iconic living artists in the world and as he approaches his 80th birthday the Tate Britain has gathered a huge selection of his works. His career has spanned six decades and the versatile artists working in various forms including drawing, print, photography, painting ...

Missing Banksy mural up for sale on Facebook

Missing Banksy mural up for sale on Facebook

A famous Banksy once valued at a million pounds which "fell" off a wall appears to be for sale on Facebook. The elusive artist created 'spy booth' depicting three 'spooks' snooping on a phone box with listening devices near GCHQ in Cheltenham, Glos., in 2014. But it was reduced to ...

Finding Nemo: Goldfish survives 20 minutes out of water

Finding Nemo: Goldfish survives 20 minutes out of water

Nemo the world's luckiest goldfish was saved after it escaped the jaws of a cat and survived 20 minutes out of water on a doorstep - close to a vets. The 12cm-long fish is thought to have been snatched from a garden pond by a cat who fancied it for ...

The Lifespan of a Business: recognising when to wind down

The Lifespan of a Business: recognising when to wind down

When we think about the lifespan of a business, we less commonly think about the end of the cycle. Nevertheless, it is a critical phase: business life spans have shortened dramatically in the last 100 years. In this rapidly changing environment, being able to recognise and bring a business's life ...

Watch – Thugs open fire on busy London street

Watch – Thugs open fire on busy London street

Police have released footage of moment gunman opened fire on a busy street. The incident took place in New Cross, south London, in August last year. During the shooting a black male wearing blue latex gloves ran into the middle of the street with his arm outstretched before firing off ...

Death Race 2050: DVD Review

Death Race 2050: DVD Review

Review By Leslie Byron Pitt At 90 years young, Roger Corman is still shucking and jiving his way through the film world. He may no longer be in the director’s seat (Frankenstein Unbound was his last directed piece in 1990), yet this hasn’t stopped him from wearing his producer's hat. ...

Don’t wait for the summer to have a BBQ

Don’t wait for the summer to have a BBQ

Year Round BBQ BBQ was always a strictly summer thing here in the UK, a nice sunny day, head out to buy some charcoal from a garage, a few sausages and burgers, have a few beers, burn the sausages, all good... But times are changing quickly... many people have been ...

The Age of Shadows: Film Review

The Age of Shadows: Film Review

Wyndham Hacket Pain @WyndhamHP Set during the Japanese occupation of South Korea in the 1920s, Lee Jung-Chool (Song Kang-Ho) is a former member of the Korean independence movement, who has betrayed his former loyalties and become a member of the Japanese police force. An order for him to take down ...