Day: August 6, 2018

Flashbacks to ‘93: The Fugitive

Flashbacks to ‘93: The Fugitive

In my article for the BANNED! Series on The Toolbox Murders, I talked about how, when I was a kid, I wasn’t able to watch many films that I wasn’t supposed to be seeing. That was why I considered the 12 certificate - which came in in 1989, the first ...

The Newcastle United crisis continues

The Newcastle United crisis continues

Another day another problem at Newcastle United. The players have now refused to take their walk up shots for TV as a row over bonuses, which has still not been resolved...the season starts in 5 days. The squad have no problem with sky or any other broadcaster, their ire is ...

Companies profiting from privatisation of NHS are unlikely to ever pay tax

Branson pockets £2bn in NHS cash over five years

Richard Branson's Virgin Care has been awarded almost £2 billion in NHS England contracts over the past five years. The Guardian analysis revealed Branson's firm has "quietly become one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers" after scooping reams of government contracts. In one year alone, the company’s health arm, Virgin Care, ...

Plate kitchen

Restaurant Review: Plate

In Shoreditch and its surrounding neighbourhoods, countless restaurants seem to come and go – occasionally without us even noticing. With so much competition, new local restaurant openings are arguably under more pressure than counterparts elsewhere in London. Here, a unique selling point is absolutely necessary. Enter Plate - a bakery, ...

How to get fabulous cruises to Canary Islands

How to get fabulous cruises to Canary Islands

Most visitors on the Canary Islands in Southwestern Spain are attracted by 600 miles of coastline and its more than 500 beaches. In addition to the noisy resorts and lively nightlife, there are wild forests, craters, exotic lunar landscapes and ancient towns. These exotic islands have the ability to surprise. ...