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VIDEO – Lolz! Brexit: A Titanic Failure

VIDEO – Lolz! Brexit: A Titanic Failure

After a weekend where the UK has threatened to go to war with Spain, the US fancies a pop at North Korea, and the sun was out so everyone in the UK is hungover today. We need a laugh, and a Brexit laugh is timely. This reimagining of the Titanic ...

Shortlist for Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year revealed

Shortlist for Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year revealed

The shortlist for the People’s Choice vote for Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017 has been revealed, with thousands of entries submitted for the prestigious award. The voting period will last just over a week, open from Wednesday 29 March, and closing at 12-noon on Wednesday 5 April, ...

100-Year-Old Lady Shares Her Secret To Longevity

100-Year-Old Lady Shares Her Secret To Longevity

A pensioner has celebrated her 100th birthday and revealed her longevity is down to a cap of whisky in her MORNING cup of tea. Hilda Hutchinson also has a drop of brandy in her coffee during the winter months and a sherry at Christmas. She celebrated the landmark birthday with ...

Britain Wants to Avoid another Cold War with Russia

Britain Wants to Avoid another Cold War with Russia

We live in an age of contradictions – we know that the only constant thing in life is change; yet, the more things change, the more they remain the same. The Cold War triggered some economic problems in the global economic landscape and four decades later, economists can still point ...

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 ...

My Country, a work in progress- National Theatre

My Country, a work in progress- National Theatre

There’s an air of expectancy in the National Theatre's Dorfman, a buzz back grounded by nervous laughter. No wonder, this is the NT’s response to leaving the EU and they have made a verbatim play taken from hundreds of interviews from people of all ages and backgrounds from the UK ...

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 ...

How will Brexit Impact the Fairness of the UK Economy and Job Market?

Government Hires New EU Ambassador Britain Prepares For Brexit

Following the resignation of EU Ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers, the Government has selected his replacement, “seasoned and tough negotiator” Sir Tim Barrow. Sir Ivan Rogers, who has been labelled a ‘Remoaner’ by pro-Leave supporters after saying it may take 10 years for the UK to settle a trade deal, quit ...

The world in 2016: Have we tried turning it off and on again?

The world in 2016: Have we tried turning it off and on again?

Hate-fuelled, morbid and varnished with a disturbing veneer of instability, 2016 will forever be remembered as the year the world took leave of its senses. A reality show celebrity is now the most powerful man on earth, Britain has cut ties with its biggest trading partner and Mo Farah didn’t even make it ...

Press Photo of the Year 2016

Press Photo of the Year 2016

Every year the the largest independent news agency in the UK supplies newspapers and magazines around the world with some of the most fascinating, captivating and powerful photographs you could ever hope to see. It's your chance to vote for the SWNS Press Photo of the Year 2016... VOTE FOR ...

Sadiq Khan pledges £770m for cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan pledges £770m for cycling schemes

More good news for cyclists in the capital as the Mayor of London has announced a plan to invest £770m on cycling initiatives across London. The funding will be spread over five years, seeing £154m per annum to fund infrastructure and promote cycling. Khan wants to make cycling in the ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

Brexit Negotiators Learn Of Interesting European Alliance

Brexit MP David Davis has learnt of an interesting European alliance in which you pay to have access to the single market. The fee, thought to be around £350 million a week, would allow the UK access into an innovative scheme dubbed the European Union, with the caveat that we ...

Moana: Film Review

Moana: Film Review

By Linda Marric @Linda_Marric Moana is the latest big-budget holiday season animation from the team responsible for Disney’s continued renaissance. Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, who gave us the timeless Aladdin and The Little Mermaid, this charming and engaging adventure has an empowering, life-affirming message with a subject ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

UK $1.5 Trillion Poorer Since Voting to Leave the EU

The UK is $1.5 trillion poorer since voting to leave the European Union, according to a Credit Suisse study. Since the referendum in June the pound has weakened 16 per cent against the dollar, with plenty more misery to come according to recent reports. Brexit Secretary David Davis recently met with the ...

Parliamentary Sketch

PMQs 16th November – Post-truths deliver lies

Corbyn promised not to resort to Punch and Judy politics when he became Labour leader and PMQs have been pretty bleak ever since. However lately he has thrown his morals out of the window, bad for his unshakable moral fibre, good for us. Maybe he doesn’t even mind about nuclear ...

Whitehall Could Need 30,000 Extra Staff To Deal With Brexit

Leaked documents have revealed that the government has no plan for Brexit, and that it may need to employ 30,000 extra staff in order to deal with related projects. The Times today unveiled a leaked memo that suggests it will take another six months before the government decides precisely what it ...

The Outrageous Wealth of World Politicians Revealed

The outrageous wealth of World politicians has been revealed in a new study which ranks our very own Boris Johnson and David Cameron amongst the wealthiest politicians in the World. Using a range of different sources, Lottoland has rounded up the likes of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Vladimir ...

Nocturnal Animals: LFF Film Review

Nocturnal Animals: LFF Film Review

By Anna Power Tom Ford’s long awaited follow up to A Single Man is a tale of heartbreak and revenge on an epic scale. Opulent, toxic and devastatingly dark, Nocturnal Animals’ double narrative unfurls with the slow-drip bitterness of the broken enmeshed with Ford’s mesmerising style, underpinned with a caustic ...

DVD Review: Central Intelligence

DVD Review: Central Intelligence

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson original left the WWE to become a movie star, it was easy to see him as a star in the same vein as Arnold Schwarzenegger: A heavyweight presence who may not have a decent set of thespian chops, and would ...

The Making of a National Park City

The Making of a National Park City

Apparently everyone wants London to become a National Park City. 85% of Londoners think it’s a good idea, 203 of London’s wards have declared their support, and hundreds of community groups, businesses, charities and environmental organisations are keen. Not only was it one of Sadiq Khan’s election pledges as Mayor of London, it ...

NFL Season Preview

Sport News 24/7 By Sean Simara  @Sean_FottyMad  @TLE_Sport The NFL made its triumphant return last week as we start on the long and bumpy road to Houston Texas for Super Bowl LI.  During the break of course there's been a hell of a lot of highs and lows. Some players ...

Wine of the Week: Masi Campofiorin 2012

Wine of the Week: Masi Campofiorin 2012

There is something gloriously refined about drinking Venetian wine on a warm summer’s evening. Located in the best vineyard sites in foothill and hillsides near the Italian Austrian border, winemakers Masi has been at the forefront of Venetian wine for several decades, working to identify the historic "cru" vineyard sites ...

The Night Tube: What You Need to Know

After months of delays, strikes and negotiations, the London night tube is finally set to run from midnight tonight. Trains will initially run on the Victoria and Central lines on Fridays and Saturdays, before moving to a 24/7 model across Central, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. According to the ...

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