Day: April 16, 2018

In pictures: Paddy’s day at Cheltenham

Where did your Grand National fancy finish?

Irish-trained horses took the 2018 Grand National by storm as four of the 15-horse raiding party from Ireland filled the first four places, as well as providing eight of the 12 horses that completed the race. That shouldn't come as too much of a shock though as Irish-trainers also supplied ...

How far will you go? The best outer London boroughs for first time buyers

Top ten quietest boroughs in London revealed

New research has used more than 4,000 crowdsourced noise level readings to reveal the quietest boroughs in London. Tower Hamlets was revealed to be the quietest neighbourhood closely followed by Sutton, Waltham Forest, Croydon and Ealing, where the average noise levels range from 53.8-57.3 dB from over 150 readings – a ...

Ant McPartlin pleads guilty to drink-driving

Ant McPartlin pleads guilty to drink-driving

Ant McPartlin, the television presenter, has pleaded guilty to a charge of drink-driving after a crash in London. Seven uniformed police are forming a cordon outside Wimbledon Magistrates where TV presenter Ant McPartlin appeared on a drink driving charge. McPartlin faced a charge of being twice over the limit when he ...

Tart London white chocolate tart | Photo: Laura Edwards

How to Make: White Chocolate, Cardamom and Raspberry Tart

Following the success of their Tart London catering company, established in 2012, Jemima Jones and Lucy Carr-Ellison have just released their debut cookbook – ‘A Love of Eating: Recipes by Tart London’. Featuring over 100 new recipes, the book features dishes spanning from breakfasts to simple one-pot dishes, through to salads and ...

Tory cuts increasing youth homelessness, warns charity

Tory cuts increasing youth homelessness, warns charity

A worrying new report has highlighted how Tory cuts have caused a crisis in homelessness among young people. The documents discovered that delays in supplying Universal Credit payments on time were forcing people onto the streets, in desperation. With no access to welfare payments they have no option but to ...

Flashbacks to ’93: This Boy’s Life

Flashbacks to ’93: This Boy’s Life

If you had been watching films as they were released in 1993, there must have been a fairly jarring moment when, within days of each other, The Sandlot and This Boy’s Life were released. As we discussed last week, The Sandlot idealises and romanticises growing up in the America of ...