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These are the best restaurants in Farringdon

Forget Peckham, Shoreditch and Dalston – one of London’s most exciting neighbourhoods for eating out, at the moment, can be found in a considerably more central location. Tucked between Islington, King’s Cross and the square mile, Farringdon (commonly known as Clerkenwell) has always been deeply rooted in food history, but ...

Camden KFC turned into nightclub

Camden KFC turned into nightclub

KFC transformed its latest London restaurant into a nightclub for its grand opening this weekend. The brand new Mornington Crescent KFC launched with blacked-out windows and high-tech lighting as it became a hip hop club for the night. And given that you're probably going to end up there anyway, this ...

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London’s Best British Restaurants

British food isn’t boring, and these best British restaurants in London prove it. Over the past 60 years, British food has received a, somewhat unfairly, horrendous reputation. Yes, some of our most iconic “national dishes” are famously bland or borrowed from other cultures. But with such a vast melting pot ...

Hidden Figures: DVD Review

Hidden Figures: DVD Review

By Wyndham Hacket Pain It is easy to get caught up in the annual awards coverage and forget that entries are films, and not just news stories. Articles surrounding Hidden Figures have placed a large emphasis on its diverse cast and how it is somehow an antidote to the failings ...

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Restaurant Review – Cecconi’s at The Ned

Until recently, I felt like the only person in London with an Instagram account, still yet to visit The Ned. Quite honestly, I could have probably lived without a trip to Soho House’s new landed cruise ship, if not for the torrent of social media photographs from a tribe of pretty ...

How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

This interactive map below features the climate, fracking and environmental issues in your constituency with a breakdown below of where candidates stand on these issues. With the general election upon us, these are the constituencies where candidates’ positions on fracking, energy, air pollution, airport expansion and climate change issues could be decisive if you are ...

The Greatest Political Writer Ever

The Greatest Political Writer Ever

He could have blown out eighty candles on a birthday cake this July 28, 2017 if he hadn't blown one bullet through his head on February 20, 2005. If the earlier event never happened the future one likely would have happened in the exact same place, in the kitchen cum ...

The Fate of the Furious: Film Review

The Fate of the Furious: Film Review

As inevitable as getting old and paying taxes, there is another instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise. Seemingly unstoppable, the latest adventure represents the eighth outing in 16 years, with a sense that after years of trying the series had finally hit its groove. The last three films have ...

The Smoke hit The Smoke

The Smoke hit The Smoke

By Jay Williams If you like your rock and roll straight up, no chaser, then you’re probably already well acquainted with Blackberry Smoke.  They’re for you if you’re into the real thing and by that I mean Little Feat, Led Zeppelin, Black Crowes, George Jones … Like most great bands, ...

Protests: What are they good for?

Protests: What are they good for?

We live increasingly, it seems, in an age of protest. Sales of cardboard and marker pens must surely be at an all-time high, as the public laces up it boots and takes to the streets in favour of, or, more commonly, against any number of causes. Fracking being proposed in ...

Playlist: Shrove Tunesday

Playlist: Shrove Tunesday

Eggs, flour, butter and BANGERS. Get your flip on with our Pancake Day Playlist. Yes, most of the songs here were selected for their relatability to this Pancakiest of days, but let's not ignore these buttery-smooth jams from the likes of MF DOOM, A Tribe Called Quest and Scienze, to name ...

Fences: Film Review

From Stage To Screen: Ten Films That Were Plays First

Stage to Screen dramas are composed of powerful and heavy dialogue, focusing heavily on the commanding performances of actors and their ability to deliver lines. This enables the audience to decipher the messages that lay otherwise hidden within the dialogue and actions. August Wilson’s long awaited stage to screen adaptation ...

Hidden Figures: Film Review

Hidden Figures: Film Review

It is easy to get caught up in the annual awards coverage and forget that entries are films, and not just news stories. Articles surrounding Hidden Figures have placed a large emphasis on its diverse cast and how it is somehow an antidote to the failings of last year’s nominations. ...

Cameraperson: Film Review

Cameraperson: Film Review

By Linda Marric  @linda_marric After 25 years spent as a camerawoman on various award winning documentary features, Kirsten Johnson amassed hours upon hours of outtakes and candid moments from her trips to Bosnia, Kabul and Darfur, to name but a few places. Born out of this was a truly unique ...

Barnes pub to host 2017 Great Sausage Roll Off

Barnes pub to host 2017 Great Sausage Roll Off

The Red Lion is set to host the fifth annual Great Sausage Roll Off this evening, with finalists from across Britain entering sausage rolls with the hope of been crowned Britain's best. The Barnes pub has been giving this much overlooked buffet item the attention it deserves since 2013 with an event ...

The Case Against Heathrow Is Not The Case For Gatwick

What is the RE100 alliance?

This week Gatwick Airport - which can ship over three million passengers in any given month - pledged to become carbon neutral by the spring as the airport prepared to join the the RE100 alliance at Davos for the World Economic Forum. It will join over eighty of the world's most influential companies committed ...

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Think the UK has a free press? You're sadly mistaken, and what's happening to journalism right now should worry you... Whilst the threat of litigation is silencing real journalists and publications, an even darker threat, fake news, is putting them clean out of business. Politicians, climate change deniers, corporations and even countries ...

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