Day: 12 September 2018

How can we make our cities safer in the face of terror attacks?

  After a series of unpleasant, high-profile terrorist attacks across Europe in the past few years, there has been a huge push in urban planning and civil engineering to mitigate the possibility and impact of these awful events. The main obstacle is that, unfortunately, many of Europe’s beautiful historic cities ...

Why a high-end German kitchen could sell your London property

There’s a slowdown in the UK property market and it’s hitting London hardest. House prices in the capital for the first half of 2018 fell at the fastest annual rate since the financial crisis of 2007-2008. It may not be the best time to sell your London property, especially if ...

BREAKING GOOD NEWS: Gove backs down on animal sentience after public outcry

Compassion in World Farming slam Gove over back tracking

Compassion in World Farming is concerned UK Government may be back tracking on live export commitment. The environmental organisation welcomed the publication of the Agricultural Bill but are concerned that Gove appears to be back tracking on his live export commitment. James West, Senior Policy Manager at Compassion in World Farming, said: “Compassion in World Farming welcome the publication of the Agriculture Bill, ...

Man who can’t build bridge across the Thames wants to construct one across the Channel

Odds slashed on Tory leadership contest to take place amid coup talk

Bookmakers have been forced to slash the odds of a Conservative leadership contest taking place, amid reports that a Tory coup is being plotted. Paddy Power make it 15/8, in from 3/1 yesterday, that a leadership contest will take place this year following a series of large and sustained bets. This comes as ...

Jägerbombed! Wetherspoons bans various EU spirits

Jägerbombed! Wetherspoons bans various EU spirits

JD Wetherspoon have decided to no longer sell Jägermeister (a herbal liqueur from Germany, French brandy Courvoisie and French brandy Hennessy Fine de Cognac. They will offer more drinks from the UK in a bid to crack down on drinks which come from the EU. The move is said to ...

Jaguar Land Rover move production of its Discovery from the UK to Slovakia

Tens of thousands of Jaguar Land Rover jobs at risk due to Brexit

Brexit could put tens of thousands of Jaguar Land Rover jobs at risk and cost the company £1.2 billion, chief executive Ralf Speth has warned. Speaking to Sky News he highlighted that the company depends on “free, frictionless, seamless logistics", which could come under threat if the right deal is ...

Anti-abortion Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg profits from pills used for illegal abortions

Jacob Rees-Mogg proves he really is “a thoroughly modern bigot”

Jacob Rees-Mogg proved accusations that he is a “thoroughly modern bigot” to be true this week after defending Boris Johnson’s adultery despite having strong views on abortion and other religious matters. The Conservative MP made an appearance on the Jeremy Vine show this week and was questioned on his hypocritical ...

Now we know: Brexit means Thatcherism on steroids

The European Research Group, Jacob Rees-Mogg’s hard Brexit think tank, is trying to hide its real views about the UK’s future. The ERG’s 140-page report on post-Brexit Britain has not been published. It was shelved at the last minute because it contains a clear blueprint for the country Rees-Mogg and ...

Best wellness retreats in the world

The stress of modern day life can take a toll on the best of us. Congested cities, high-pressure nine-to-fives, not to mention living lifestyles at supersonic speeds, while trying to squeeze in dinner dates with friends and time for hobbies, can leave anyone burned out and in need of recovery. ...