Day: 24 May 2019

Artesian Bar

Bar of the Week: Artesian Bar at The Langham

A destination bar within The Langham – Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’ – Artesian Bar has launched a new minimalist cocktail menu. Focussing on the mantra ‘less is more’, the list’s 22 new cocktails aim to champion just two flavour combinations. Over the space of eight months, the venue’s award-winning team ...

Cannes 2019 Review: Nina Wu

Cannes 2019 Review: Nina Wu

★★★★☆ Taiwanese director Midi Z’s Nina Wu tackles the theme of predatory male behaviour and exploitation of female bodies in the film industry. The screenplay, co-written with lead actress Ke-Xi Wu, does not pull any punches. Going soft on the audience would hinder the uncompromising message at the heart of ...

Calls for General Election as Theresa May announces departure date

Calls for General Election as Theresa May announces departure date

Calls have been made for a General Election after Theresa May announced her departure date this morning. The Tory leader confirmed she will leave office on 7th June after voicing her frustration at not been able to deliver Brexit. Fighting back the tears she said serving as Prime Minister has ...

Top North East candidate for Brexit Party lives in…. France

Top North East candidate for Brexit Party lives in…. France

Voters in the North East came in for a shock yesterday after discovering the Brexit party’s main candidate lists his primary residence in France. The list of registered parties showed that, although most parties were fielding candidates who resided in the region, the party campaigning to leave the EU was ...

Norwegian ships to be powered by fuel made from dead fish

Norwegian ships to be powered by fuel made from dead fish

A Norwegian cruise line has signed a multi-year deal with biofuel firm Biokraft to power its ships with fuel made from dead fish and other organic waste. In what is the largest ever global contract for supply of liquefied biogas (LBG) to a shipping operator, Hurtigruten and Biokraft has entered ...

Cannes 2019 Review: Matthias & Maxime

Cannes 2019 Review: Matthias & Maxime

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Xavier Dolan is known as a child of Cannes. He is feted at the world’s leading film festival like few directors have ever known. 2014’s Mommy earned him the Jury Prize (which he shared with Jean-Luc Godard) and It’s Only the End of the World ...

What the UK construction slowdown means for London commercial builds

What the UK construction slowdown means for London commercial builds

In April, the UK's construction sector returned to growth due to a rise in house building, as Reuters reported. However, commercial activity in the sector actually continued dropping in April, with political uncertainty blamed for delaying spending decisions. The protracted slowdown in commercial property building has understandably sparked concerns, and ...

What to Expect from An Online Master’s Degree?

What to Expect from An Online Master’s Degree?

For a host of reasons, more people are choosing to develop skills and obtain knowledge through online training. One of those reasons is that online courses offer an appealing level of flexibility. No longer do you have to be based near campus or have to come up with excuses for ...