Day: December 13, 2017

Electoral data highlights stark racial divide in Alabama

Electoral data highlights stark racial divide in Alabama

White Alabamans voted enthusiastically for Donald Trump's Republican candidate in yesterday's election. Doug Jones became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, ...

Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes - Brixton Academy 8.12.17. Photos by Grant Bailey

GALLERY: Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes O2 Brixton Academy Support: Vukovi, Basement If it was still in any doubt after his first record finally ended its run last winter, Frank Carter has surely solidified his position with tour two as one of the best frontmen working today. His performance with The ...

Otto's

Restaurant Review: Otto’s

“Are you with me, or are you with The Woolwich?” Otto Tepasse probes before insisting I become heavily involved in the ceremonial crushing of a duck carcass. The question has no real relevance, but it’s just one key example of the endearing eccentricity that environs dinner at Otto’s – a ...

Pressure from TV ads plunging Brits into debt at Christmas

Pressure from TV ads plunging Brits into debt at Christmas

Pressure from family, friends and TV advertising is plunging Brits into debt at Christmas. The latest Disposable Income Index (DII) published today by ISA provider Scottish Friendly reveals that many British families feel pressure to create the perfect Christmas and are taking out loans or spending more on credit cards ...

The Express backtracks on Brexit

The Express backtracks on Brexit

Pro-Leave daily The Express has dramatically backtracked on Brexit - admitting that the UK will be worse-off under "most plausible scenarios". The paper, which actively encouraged Brits to vote Leave before the referendum, has today published a damning report seemingly reversing its stance on the breakup. A report from the ...

3i Infrastructure gets bid for Elenia

3i Infrastructure gets bid for Elenia

3i Infrastructure gets bid for Elenia - In a statement released on 12 December, 3i Infrastructure said "Further to recent speculation, the board of 3i Infrastructure plc confirms that bids have been received from potential acquirers of Elenia.  These bids are currently being considered by the company and the other ...

Understanding Fast Fashion

Understanding Fast Fashion

The fashion industry is one that is full of consumer demand, timeframes and seasonal shifts that can happen in a matter of weeks. As shoppers demand an influx of new trends and looks that they can get their hands on at the right price, the industry has forged its own ...