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Men In Black International: Entertaining yet wipeable

Men In Black International: Entertaining yet wipeable

★★★☆☆ The fourth instalment in the iconic Men In Black franchise sees Liam Neeson and Chris Hemsworth joined by Hemsworth’s Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers co star Tessa Thompson in a sequel which isn’t half as bad as many would have expected it be.  Directed by F. Gary Gray and written ...

25 years of the National Lottery

25 years of the National Lottery

Do you remember 19th November 1994? “Baby Come Back” by Pato Banton featuring Ali and Robin Campbell of UB40 was number one, Chelsea and Manchester City were flirting with Premier League relegation, and Mr. Blobby was only two years old. Most significantly, it’s also the date that the first ever ...

Major attractions in Israel

Major attractions in Israel

Israel has been a prime destination to spiritual faculties. They believe that this place is holy having traced their origins in this region as documented in their Holy books. Places like Jerusalem, The Red Sea and the Sea of Galilee are very popular with Christian pilgrims specifically. But besides religious ...

International Biotechnology trust – Beating the odds

International Biotechnology trust – Beating the odds

International Biotechnology trust – Beating the odds Strategic positioning in mid-2018 helped International Biotechnology Trust (IBT) beat its benchmark over the past six months and close its discount to net asset value (NAV). This continued its outperformance of the US Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) over three and five years. Active management of the portfolio and an ...

Britain’s Brexiversary woes in 10 “I told you so’s”

Tariffs, Trade Wars and the Effect on  International Shipping

Since early 2018, the U.S.  international trade policy has focused on increasing tariffs for many goods that are imported into the country. This new plan has shaken the foundations of international trade, and many people are wondering what effect tariffs and trade wars will have on international shipping. Some economists ...

Theatre review: Exit the King, National Theatre

Theatre review: Exit the King, National Theatre

Commonly seen as a theatre of the absurd play, Exit the King (this is a new version by Patrick Marber) is one of four by Eugène Ionesco where the main protagonist Berenger is written as a kind of Every Person. Though Ionesco is a towering presence in the history of ...

Government inaction freezing the self-employed out of Universal Credit

Government inaction freezing the self-employed out of Universal Credit

The Government’s refusal to change its position on monthly calculations for Universal Credit payments will continue to unfairly punish the self-employed, IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) said today. The Government ruled out making changes to the system of monthly calculations in its response released today to the Work ...

Scotland greets Donald Trump as he plays golf at his Turnberry resort

How much national humiliation is Britain willing to accept?

In a classic episode of Yes, Minister the hapless minister Jim Hacker and adroit civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby desperately try to stop a visiting African president from making a controversial speech in front of the Queen. The fictional country's leader successfully extorts money from the British government in exchange ...

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