Day: 30 August 2017

Can Chelsea win back-to-back titles?

Chelsea’s title defence has gotten under way in mixed fashion. After suffering a shock home defeat to Burnley, the Blues have come back strong finding last season’s form and winning their next two games, first against Tottenham, and then against new look Everton. You can’t blame Chelsea fans for worrying ...

Inconsistent England will get punished Down Under

Inconsistent England will get punished Down Under

The inconsistency of this England team continued with defeat to West Indies in the Second Test at Headingley. Many would have expected England to cruise to victory after such a lacklustre performance by West Indies in the first test. To everyone’s surprise though, West Indies showed up and won an ...

Film Review: The Limehouse Golem

Film Review: The Limehouse Golem

The streets of Victorian East London must have been a pretty scary place. Before the trendy bars and artisan coffee shops, it was full of dark alleyways, smoky air, questionable characters, and of course murder. It is the latter that The Limehouse Golem is concerned with. Set in Victorian London, ...

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Beer of the Week: Porterhouse Brewing Co. Plain Porter

In celebration of their 21st anniversary, The Porterhouse Brewing Company have recently begun to supply their range of craft beers throughout the United Kingdom. Initially opening Ireland’s first brewpub, The Porterhouse Brewing Company was launched by cousins Liam LeHart and Oliver Hughes, spotting an opportunity to compete against the bland beers being produced ...

Arsonist is jailed after destroying £80k police station

Arsonist is jailed after destroying £80k police station

A man who burned down an £80,000 mobile police station has been jailed for three years. A court heard drug dealers paid homeless Dwayne Curtis, 46, to destroy the vehicle. He denied arson but changed his plea after CCTV footage recorded his pet dog Charlie Boy following him during the ...

Motorist’s close encounter with a wallaby…in Devon 

Motorist’s close encounter with a wallaby…in Devon 

These incredible pictures show the moment a driver came face-to-face - with an escaped WALLABY. Shocked Gina Court pulled over after spotting the wild-running animal, which is believed to have fled from a nearby farm. She initially thought she had encountered a kangaroo but after closer inspection realised it was ...

Man charged with murdering young mother of two

Man charged with murdering young mother of two

A man has appeared in court today (Wed) charged with the murder of a young mum-of-two. Jordon Thackray, 27, who is accused of murdering 23-year-old Jessica King, appeared briefly at Bradford Magistrates Court dressed in a prison issue grey jump suit. The case was adjourned to be heard at Bradford ...

Incredible pictures capture motherhood around the world

Incredible pictures capture motherhood around the world

A new picture project has been launched giving a glimpse of motherhood around the world. People from 56 different countries and cultures around the globe were encouraged to share a picture of 'mum' and provide a description of her role in the family and day to day life. Side-by-side the pictures ...

How to secure long-term tenants for your property

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or about to embark on your first buy-to-let property, the value of having good, long-term tenants can never be under estimated. However, getting such tenants is not always simple, nor is it easy. Landlords can suffer from a high turnover of unsuitable tenants and the ...

Here’s How the Pound Sterling Could Fare as Brexit Negotiations Get Underway

Pound falls to a new eight year low against euro

Anyone heading abroad for some last-minute sun will be disappointed to hear that the pound has fallen to a new eight year low against the euro due to global instability. Britain's currency tumbled to 1.075 against the euro before picking up to around 1.079 on Wednesday, as the third round ...

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Review: Brunch at Sparrow, Lewisham

Lewisham, in South London, has seen significant change in recent years. Long gone are the days of the Battle of Lewisham (celebrating its 40th anniversary this month). The area has become somewhat unrecognisable, even compared to my student years at nearby Goldsmith’s College, not so long ago (relatively speaking: I ...

Film Review: God’s Own Country

Film Review: God’s Own Country

By Michael McNulty Francis Lee’s debut feature film, God’s Own Country, is a delicate and hopeful love story, an intimate portrayal of a budding romance deep in rural Yorkshire that will likely draw comparisons to Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain.  But, there is nothing derivate about this Yorkshire set film. Johnny ...

Domestic abuse victim speaks out over violent ex-boyfriend

Domestic abuse victim speaks out over violent ex-boyfriend

A domestic abuse victim has bravely spoken about the violence she suffered at the hands of her evil ex-boyfriend and released shocking pictures showing the extent of her injuries. Simone Dyche, 24, was repeatedly punched in the face by vile William Coulter, 30, before he almost drowned her by holding ...

The true story behind the Muslim foster care case

The true story behind the Muslim foster care case

Why let a lie get in the way of a good story? This seems to be the case in the reporting of a Muslim foster carer hitting the front pages of the rightwing press. The Times could find itself in hot water this week after publishing several false claims in ...

Film Review: Logan Lucky

Film Review: Logan Lucky

Steven Soderbergh, once dubbed the poster boy of the Sundance generation by legendary critic Roger Ebert, makes his return from a short-lived ‘movie retirement’ with Logan Lucky – a wacky, redneck, Ocean’s Eleven-esque crime comedy. Soderbergh enlists a trio of brawny heartthrobs - in the shape of Daniel Craig, Channing ...

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Conflict Café Syria to pop-up for Talking Peace Festival in September

Part of the Talking Peace Festival, peace-building organisation International Alert are set to launch a Conflict Café Syria pop-up for three days, in collaboration with House of Vans, Grub Club and Cult Events, beginning on International Peace Day (September 21st). Established by International Alert in 2014, Conflict Café has since ...