Day: August 4, 2017

Footage of Highland street brawl where man lost his thumb

Footage of Highland street brawl where man lost his thumb

This is the shocking a moment a man was left staggering around the street after losing part of his THUMB during a daytime street brawl. Four people have been arrested following the incident outside a chain of the popular betting shop Ladbrokes. Horrified onlookers could not believe their eyes as ...

Here’s some tough talk Theresa: You can’t fight terrorism on the cheap

Right to Buy: Whose interest does it serve?

Right to Buy, the policy no one wants to talk about, is decimating local councils’ housing stock and costing us all dearly in state subsidy. In London alone, this amounts to £104,900 per discount. The Grenfell Tower fire has justly led to widespread debate about the state of social housing ...

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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: G’Vine Gin Red Snapper

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, G’Vine Gin (Spain’s top-selling gin) pushes boundaries with a unique approach. Produced in Villevert, France, G’Vine is distilled with French grapes, juxtaposed to traditional grain. The grape spirit is then infused with vine flowers and nine other ‘luxury’ botanicals including juniper berries, green cardamom ...

Forgotten Film Friday: Black Girl

Forgotten Film Friday: Black Girl

By Michael McNulty Ousmane Sembene began his career as a story teller in literature, writing a number of successful novels which were published in France.  After Senegal gained its independence from France in 1960, Sembene turned his attention to filmmaking and recognizing the universality of the moving image he travelled ...

The Kyle Jenner effect: Give her a break

The Kyle Jenner effect: Give her a break

Who influences you? Of course the obvious answer would be our parents, people in power and a handful of celebs that we follow on social media. But the reality is, we are influenced daily, hourly and most of the time, without even realising it. Adverts, music, colours and people in ...

London Businesses Face Uncertain Future as GDPR Draws Near

London Businesses Face Uncertain Future as GDPR Draws Near

In hopes of protecting the personal information of EU citizens everywhere, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into effect on 25 May 2018, tasking London businesses with the duty of compliance. While the regulation does replace the 1995 Data Protection Directive, which was considered outdated by many in these technological times, ...

Clinton Was Part Of The System Americans Wanted To Escape

In full: Transcript of telephone call between Trump and president of Mexico

Donald Trump dubbed New Hampshire a "drug-infested den", boasted about his election victory and urged his Mexican counterpart to remain quiet about a border wall in a telephone call which has been leaked by the Washington Post. The transcript provides a rare glimpse into the private conversations of a new US President testing ...

Restaurant review: Darwin Brasserie, Sky Garden

Restaurant review: Darwin Brasserie, Sky Garden

One of the first things you should consider when pairing wine with food is whether to mirror or contrast the bottle with the dish. For some people the like-for-like flavours of say, chardonnay and lobster make the perfect duo, whereas others opt to contrast with the crisp and bold flavours ...

North Ferriby United announce signing of £200m Neymar

North Ferriby United announce signing of £200m Neymar

A non-league football team claimed to have clubbed together to sign the world's most expensive player Neymar Jr - by raising season ticket prices to almost £3m. North Ferriby United sparked a hilarious reaction on social media as they photoshopped Brazilian striker Neymar, 25, on to their very own green ...

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities invests in toll road operator

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities invests in toll road operator

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities invests in toll road operator - VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities has become a significant investor in Tasco JSC (HNX: HUT), a leading toll road operator and real estate development company in northern Vietnam, via a private placement. Tasco's private placement raised USD23 million by issuing 21% of post-investment common ...

Wine of the week: Marques De Casa Concha Syrah, 2014

Wine of the week: Marques De Casa Concha Syrah, 2014

OK, so who switched winter on? Following two months of what promised to be a glorious summer normality has returned to the shores of Britain bringing with it wind-swept and rain-drenched mugginess that has sufficiently clouded our memories of deck chairs in the garden and strawberries and cream in the ...