Day: 4 September 2017

Would you eat these fried chicken doughnuts?

Would you eat these fried chicken doughnuts?

Ma’ Plucker of Soho's Beak Street has combined fried chicken with doughnuts to create new "Dirty Doughnuts". The eatery has created three dirty doughnuts including fried chicken with peanut butter, streaky bacon served on a jam filled doughnut, fried Chicken with jalapeño jelly served on a honey glazed mini doughnut and ...

GALLERY: Birdskulls

GALLERY: Birdskulls

In what must have been the best-value gig in London of the evening, Friday night saw a trio of the country's most exciting punk crop roll through the shadowy confines of the Old Blue Last. First up, Bloody Death kept it wavy in a low-key run-through of some Rock On, ...

Coastal communities among the most deprived in UK, report finds

Coastal communities among the most deprived in UK, report finds

The picturesque seaside resorts many of us visit are not what they seem to be. Behind the sunshine (and showers) is a worrying level of deprivation. The Social Market Foundation has found that the coastal communities of the UK are among the worst off for employment, health, education and earnings. ...

Voice controlled speakers to change device interaction

Voice controlled speakers to change device interaction

A powerful voice…  How voice controlled speakers will change the way we interact with our devices Created in 1924, the IFA Show in Berlin is one the world’s largest tech shows. Unlike the US’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), in Germany, the consumers and not just the industry can also get ...

“You Have To Support The Home Nations”: Not If You’re English

Five reasons England will lose tonight

Gareth Southgate’s England face a huge challenge tonight when they host Slovakia - their biggest threat to automatic qualification to the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Southgate’s side have come under scrutiny following a below par performance against Malta on Friday night. A 4-0 victory doesn’t reflect how sloppy England were, ...

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

Pound slips towards parity with Euro as Brexit weighs

Speculation that the pound is set to reach parity with the Euro is rife after construction PMI data highlights Brexit’s negative impact on the economy. Following a week of heightened tensions over the North Korean missile aggression and stalled Brexit negotiations sterling took yet another battering at the start of the ...

Prince William times paternity leave to perfection

Prince William times paternity leave to perfection

Prince William is set to cash in on two weeks paternity leave just as the football World Cup kicks off in June. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced today that they are expecting their third child with just nine months to go until the tournament kicks off in Russia. ...

Theresa May’s U-turns shows her abject disregard of any risk posed by the Labour party

Is Theresa May about to U-turn on public sector pay cap?

Theresa May could be about to make a U-turn on public sector pay caps, according to leaked documents. The PM stoically rejected calls to lift the 1 per cent pay cap after the controversial policy saw the average public sector worker lose £13,000 over the last seven years. But according ...

62 Years of Extra Hours Imposed on London Prisoners in Broken System

800 years of additional imprisonment imposed on prisoners in a YEAR

Almost 800 years of additional imprisonment were imposed on prisoners found to have broken prison rules last year, as jails across England and Wales descended further into chaos. Research by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveals today (Monday 4 September) that prisons are routinely and increasingly resorting to draconian ...

‘Back to Burgundy’ (‘Ce qui nous lie’) Review

‘Back to Burgundy’ (‘Ce qui nous lie’) Review

A sense of history hangs heavy over ‘Back to Burgundy’ (‘Ce qui nous lie’), the new film from French filmmaker, Cedric Klapisch. ‘Back to Burgundy’ is a sentimental film and one that has a very good first act with the strongest writing of the whole film, nicely setting up the ...