Day: December 13, 2017

Theresa May

Prime Minister accused of “one law for her own constituency” as Parliament hears it’s the least hit by austerity

In a question about sprinklers being urgently needed in tower blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster, Prime Minister’s Questions today heard how the Prime Minister’s constituency has been protected from the austerity cuts that have ravaged other local authorities around the country. “Not one penny to fit sprinklers to Birmingham’s ...

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 ...

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 ...