Day: August 3, 2017

Million pound London moped phone robbing gang face trial 

Million pound London moped phone robbing gang face trial 

A gang of moped raiders armed with hammers, knives and a gun stole £1 million worth of mobile phones and tablets in 17 raids on stores across London, a court heard. The gang of young men allegedly raided Three Mobile shops where they would smash their way in with a ...

LIVE REVIEW – Goat

LIVE REVIEW – Goat

W/ The Moonlandingz, Jane Weaver Brixton Academy, London 29.7.17 For the uninitiated, Gothenburg's Goat are known for generating a psychedlic feast in their live shows, but tonight's performance looks more difficult to predict than most with such a rich and varied line-up - particularly with an appearance from The Moonlandingz ...

Is the date dead?

Is the date dead?

In a world of app dating and social media stalking, it’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t already know TMI about our date. We’ve taken window shopping to the extreme and along with it, we’ve thrown out the traditional date in favour of something far seedier. We know ...

Williams: Film Review

Williams: Film Review

By Wyndham Hacket Pain It may seem unfair to compare every new racing documentary to Asif Kapadia’s Senna, but since its 2011 release there have been a number of films that have covered the sport. Rush, Lauda: The Untold Story, 1, and Senna vs Brundle have all to a certain ...

The Ghoul: Film Review

The Ghoul: Film Review

By Michael McNulty Gareth Tunley’s debut feature, The Ghoul, is a brooding, atmospheric psychological thriller. Blending a dreamlike, occult narrative with suburban noir, Tunely, a Ben Wheatley regular, has made a film that feels part Kill List, with a smattering of Taxi Driver and a Lynch-ian twist. Chris (Tom Meeten), ...

Trump Watch: Caesars, The Appresident and Dead Cats

Trump Watch Three: Sympathy for the Devil’s Daughter

So the latest since our last check-in is that the President has been having imaginary conversations with the head of the Boy Scouts of America and the President of Mexico. These were either bald-faced lies (most likely), possible signs of creeping dementia (not unlikely), or one of those flashbacks we ...

MealPal is about to revolutionise lunch in London

MealPal is about to revolutionise lunch in London

A new lunch membership service is about to revolutionise lunch in London after enjoying huge success in the US. Through MealPal hundreds of restaurants across London are now offering one dish per day to subscribing members which they can choose to reserve ready to pick up at lunchtime. Using the ...

This is the best thing to come from Brexit yet

This is the best thing to come from Brexit yet

Brexit has thrown up few morsels of good news over the past year, but this is one thing that we all can celebrate. With middle aged, patriotic Brits across the country engrossed in political mudslinging the BBC has decided that the time is right to bring Alan Partridge back to our screens. ...

Exoplanet has ozone layer – just like that of earth

Exoplanet has ozone layer – just like that of earth

An ozone layer just like that surrounding Earth has been detected surrounding a planet outside the solar system for the first time. The 'sunscreen' on the distant gas giant known as WASP-121b was identified by british scientists in groundbreaking research. It has a stratosphere - one of the main layers ...

How to Keep Your Bike Safe and Secure Wherever You Go

How to Keep Your Bike Safe and Secure Wherever You Go

Naturally, cyclists are very protective over their bikes and it’s for good reason too, since there are around 376,000 bicycles stolen every year in the UK. Moreover, it’s not always so easy to just replace a stolen bike, due to financial constraints, which inevitably leads to the inconvenience of having ...

Nine Lives Bar

Bar of the Week: Nine Lives

Outside Nine Lives, the newest project from Sweet&Chilli, the bar’s only real tell-tale sign of existence is a tallied number nine logo. Adorned across a vintage leather jacket, on the bar's website, the logo looks as though plucked from a Dead Kennedys or Black Flag album cover. It's so punk, in ...

QuotedData’s round up of views on the global economy – June 2017

QuotedData’s economic round up – August 2017

QuotedData’s economic round up – August 2017 – is a collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairmen and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage ...

QuotedData investment companies roundup – June 2017

QuotedData investment companies roundup – August 2017

QuotedData investment companies roundup – August 2017 – is our latest roundup of news; price, NAV and discount movements; flows in and out of the sector and report on full year dividends announced over the month of July 2017. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. August Investment Companies Roundup Monthly NAV/Price moves: A ...

LISTEN: Son Little begs for forgiveness on ‘Demon to the Dark’

LISTEN: Son Little begs for forgiveness on ‘Demon to the Dark’

GQ once described Son Little as 'Soul music for the hip-hop generation", but never has the description made more sense than on his new track, 'Demon To The Dark' a simultaneously beautiful and heartbreaking soul ballad. The song is from Son Little’s forthcoming album New Magic which arrives 15h September on ANTI-. “Sometimes when things ...

Empiric buys Hahnemann building in Liverpool

Empiric buys Hahnemann building in Liverpool

Empiric buys Hahnemann building in Liverpool - The Board of Empiric Student Property has announced that the Group has exchanged contracts to acquire the freehold of the Hahnemann Building (the "Property") in Liverpool for GBP10.8 million (excluding costs). The acquisition is expected to complete in October 2017. The Hahnemann Building is ...

Live: A Boeing 787 is drawing a giant Dreamliner in the sky!

Live: A Boeing 787 is drawing a giant Dreamliner in the sky!

Live flight data of a Boeing 797 shows it is drawing a huge Dreamliner across the United States of America. Flight BOE004 set off from Seattle over ten hours ago according to AirNav data. It has since travelled east to Michigan before turning back on itself and heading into the central ...