Day: November 8, 2017

How Phone Technology Has Transformed Interpreting

How Phone Technology Has Transformed Interpreting

More than ever, telephones are central to translation. Thanks to the arrival of translation apps like Google Translate, and even language-learning apps like Duolingo, the mobile phone might be more important to the world of translation than it ever has been. But what about the world of interpreting? Though they ...

UK Trading Options with the Rest of the World

UK Trading Options with the Rest of the World

Shanker Singham an acclaimed financial analyst wrote an op-ed for The Times in which he extolled the virtues of a Brexit vis-à-vis the UK’s trading possibilities with the rest of the world. The rising problems associated with regulation in the global economy are having far-reaching implications on trading activity. The ...

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Restaurant Review: XU

Tired of Anglicised Chinese and Japanese food, Taiwanese cuisine has become big business in London. Always on the hunt for something new and exciting, the city’s food fanatics became obsessed with BAO when it opened its first permanent site in Soho a couple of years ago – and rightly so. ...

Film Review: Base

Film Review: Base

By Michael McNulty Slap a GoPro tag on Base, Richard Parry’s film about base jumping and upload it in full HD to YouTube and you have an 80 minute sponsored video.  But, like the content uploaded by thrill seeking jumpers, this film holds an odd fascination that’s not entirely dissatisfying. A ...

Magazine ad featuring “unhealthily thin” model banned

Magazine ad featuring “unhealthily thin” model banned

An advert for a glossy travel magazine featuring an "unhealthily thin" model posing on a beach has been banned. The ad in Glamour magazine for Condé Nast Traveller was branded "socially irresponsible" by watchdogs. An investigation was launched when the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received a single complaint in June ...