Day: 27 November 2018

GALLERY: Dessa breaks genres in Tufnell Park

Event - DessaLocation - The Dome, Tufnell ParkDate - 10.11.18Photos - Graham Berry  Dome patrons were treated to the high energy rap and pop of Minneapolis genre manipulator Dessa last week, who stormed through the capital on the crest of new material. Her fourth album, 'Chime', dropped in February, and added ...

Gender inequality still stranger than fiction, author claims

Gender inequality still stranger than fiction, author claims

Modern fiction is perpetuating outdated gender stereotypes by portraying women as “submissive, 2D eye candy”, campaigners warned yesterday. Most female characters are still depicted as weak, shallow or romance-driven sidekicks and are rarely allowed to be as clever, charming, funny or adventurous as their male counterparts, it was said. When ...

Top 5 prestigious cars you can’t own

Top 5 prestigious cars you can’t own

If you’ve ever spotted a sleek supercar while you’re out and about you know the sort of attention they draw. It’s the prestige surrounding these supercars that make heads turn and smartphones appear out of pockets. But, when it comes to these cars what does prestige mean? And what elevates ...

5 things you must do now to manage your family life

5 things you must do now to manage your family life

Getting the balance right between your family, work, and other aspects of your life are important. It is fair to say that most parents want to spend as much time with their children as possible especially when they are younger. That said, the bills need to be paid. In this ...

Legislation on increasing flexible working ‘has failed’

Lower wages for young people is “out-and-out discrimination”

The Government has accepted the LPC's recommendations for future minimum wage rates. The rates below will apply from 1 April 2019. Responding to today’s Low Pay Commission report on wages, Young Women’s Trust chief executive Dr Carole Easton OBE said:“The Government should go further than adopting the Low Pay Commission’s ...

If you watch one ad this Christmas, make it this one

If you watch one ad this Christmas, make it this one

A child poverty charity has challenged the traditional festive ad by telling a ‘real’ Christmas story that most people will be unaware of. With 835,000 workers in London being paid below the living wage and working women making up a disproportionate number of those it is children living in poverty ...

President Trump “ready to apologise” for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

Post-Brexit free trade ambitions dealt a blow as Trump backtracks on US-UK deal

Donald Trump dealt a blow to post-Brexit free trade ambitions after suggesting Theresa May's agreement could threaten a US-UK deal. The President had said the UK would be "better off" outside of the European Union during his presidential campaign, but his latest comments indicate he has seriously backtracked on the country's prospects. Speaking ...

Today is the loneliest day of the year for parents

Tuesday November 27 is the loneliest day of the year for parents – with new mums hit the hardest, according to research. A miserable mix of dark nights, bad weather and struggling to budget for Christmas are the most common triggers. But waiting for payday and staying in to save ...