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Snow in Paradise – Film Review

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel  thefinalreel.co.uk The premise at the heart of Snow in Paradise, director Andrew Hulme’s debut film, is an intriguing one. Based loosely on the life of Martin Askew who broke out of crime by converting to Islam (he also co-writes and stars as Uncle Jimmy here), the ...

Home Is Where The Heart is

By Dr Stephen Fear, British Library's Entrepreneur in Residence and Chairman of Fear Group   A home is somewhere we can be ourselves. Somewhere we can dress how we like, slob out on the sofa with an Indian takeaway, or watch exactly what we like on TV!   Sadly this ...

Interview – Pumajaw

For those looking for a taste of outsider art the unthemed festival VAULT is a standout in the London musical calendar. From January 28th to March 8th expect everything from subversive stand-up comedy, leftfield musical acts from around the world and, in one case a roadkill taxidermy cabaret show. It ...

#StopJihadism: France’s new online weapon against radicalisation

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics Correspondent  In a bid to fight the recrudescence of radicalisation on its territory, the French government is launching its own “anti-propaganda” online platform under the hashtag #StopDjihadism. “Search for paradise and find hell: the jihadist propaganda wants to convince by describing a misleading " ideal ...

Brits’ Top 20 Worries Revealed

A new study has revealed the top 20 things Brits worry about, with money, dead-end relationships and unfulfilling jobs among the main reason people in the UK say they're unhappy.   A meagre three in ten Brits are ‘happy with their lives', the survey 2,000 people found, with 69 per cent feeling ...

Parliamentary sketch 21st Jan – Obama’s care received by PM

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor I’m quite paranoid and believe the whole world is a conspiracy (against who, I’m not certain), but I am sure there was a very elaborate planned “joke,” during today’s PMQs. The sting began with Robert Jenrick, Con, who said of Miliband’s economic policy, “to be ...

How the media push though the Human Trafficking legislation

By David Thomson "They had for the present no object immediately before them, but that by putting stop directly to the carrying of men in British ships to be sold as slaves,” were the words of evangelical christian MP William Wilberforce after his Slave Trade Act won an overwhelming Commons ...

Ched Evans 0 – British Legal System 0 (or maybe less than)

By Will Herrmann Writing about Ched Evans, his past misdemeanours and his future employment in a week that’s seen the tragic unfoldings  in Paris seems wrong.  However, the huge amount of bile that I keep being bombarded with on both mainstream and social media has driven me to try and ...

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