Day: June 15, 2018

GALLERY: Body Count decimate at KOKO

GALLERY: Body Count decimate at KOKO

Venue: KOKO, London Date: 12.6.18 Support: Astroid Boys, Crisix Photos: Jonathan Dadds  This was a hell of a hot ticket. Even Darth Vader was able to take time out of his busy schedule to witness a burly Ice T head up his hardcore outfit Body Count in a KOKO sweatbox. ...

alto by San Carlo @ Selfridges - INTERIOR

Restaurant Review: alto by San Carlo at Selfridges

Over the past four years, the Selfridges rooftop space has been utilised throughout the summer, taken over by Des McDonald Restaurants. This year, the department store’s fifth floor terrace is, once again, home to another restaurant; now overseen by San Carlo – the group behind Fumo, Cicchetti and Gran Café ...

Donald Trump at a press conference at his newly purchased Turnberry Golf Course in South Ayrshire, where he outlined his plans for the course. July 02 2014.

Trade Wars: the historical context

Tensions between the US and China are hotting up, with talk of more tariffs to add to a growing ‘trade war’ between the planet’s two biggest economic superpowers. The starting gun on the conflict was fired when the US announced tariffs on steel and aluminium – a bold move by ...

Is London Europe’s Tech Capital?

Is London Europe’s Tech Capital?

Recent research commissioned by Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, has indicated that the UK’s capital has twice as many artificial intelligence (AI) companies than either of its closest rivals Paris and Berlin. This is welcome news for the British economy and also poses the question, is London Europe’s tech ...

Uber, the London Affair

Uber, the London Affair

For Uber fans, London is a sore spot. This is where Uber got slapped in the face after snubbing its nose at the local regulators. That was the old Uber, under Travis Kalanick. The new Uber under Dara Khosrowshahi is a totally different affair. However, the question remains, was the ...

Film Review: Studio 54

Film Review: A Ciambra

Three years after the release of his debut feature Mediterranea, Italian director Jonas Carpignanoreturns with his second film A Ciambra. The title refers to the region of Italy where the film is set. It is here that we find a community of Romanian gypsies who live on the periphery of ...

Film Review: Studio 54

Film Review: Studio 54

On April 26, 1977, Studio 54 opened its doors for the first time to crowds desperate to get the other side of the velvet ropes and past the blacked out doors that kept them out.  For many, the name undoubtedly conjures up images of whirring disco balls, celebrities and the ...