Tag: Politics

Are The Main Parties’ General Election Immigration Promises Credible?

Four of the political parties may have a hand in shaping an entirely new immigration system on Friday. So what do they promise? More importantly, how realistic are these pledges? Immigration Solicitor Vanessa Ganguin examines how credible these political promises are.   With all kinds of accusations flying around, bold promises, u-turns, ...

Trump Could Add Volatility to Europe and German ETFs

Trump tweeted that he had a great meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now here are his tweets in full, “Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Nevertheless, Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the ...

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 ...

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Donald Trump was right: THE ELECTION WAS RIGGED. In his favour.

ETHNIC VOTES STOLEN IN CRUCIAL STATES HELP FIX US ELECTION FOR TRUMP, REVEALS GREG PALAST By Ben Gelblum Throughout the US election campaign one of The Donald’s main refrains was “this election is rigged.” Turns out this particular Trump election rallying cry wasn’t a lie… Well, not entirely. Veteran election investigator ...

Review: Hell or High Water

Review by Ben Holliday/@bholliday Audiences have been forced to endure one of the worst summer blockbuster seasons in recent memory with 2016 but have no fear, Hell or High Water is here to wash the taste of bitter disappointment out of moviegoers mouths. Tossing the temptation of hyperbole aside, Hell ...

Lena (Emma Watson), Daniel (Daniel Brühl) in “Colonia”

Review: The Colony

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer The Q&A which occurred after the Vue Piccadilly screening of The Colony was one embossed with passion. Director Florian Gallenberger’s near stream-of-consciousness speeches flowed around the auditorium with not only a sense of humility but also a sense of anxiety. At times his voice cracked. ...

In or Out? Reviewing the Evening Standard EU Debate

IN: Chuka Umunna (Labour MP for Streatham) Carolyn Fairburn (Director-General of the CBI) Rohan Silva (Tech entrepreneur) OUT: Daniel Hannan (Conservative MEP) Munira Mirza (Former Deputy Mayor for Health and Education) Jenny Jones (Green Party peer) On 7th June, the Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington staged a debate held ...

Review: Arabian Nights: The Desolate One

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt The second section of Miguel Gomes’ Portuguese austerity odyssey doesn’t lighten the load in anyway, though at time it feels more engaging than the previous entry. This section features more nude women that play along with its fantasy elements. Unfortunately, two of the tales featured ...

Review: Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain

Review by Michael Ewins/@E_Film_Blog Over guttural bass and wobbly drum loops spill a barrage of localized sprechgesang, and from the other side of the pit, stomping boots and tributes of spit. This is what a Sleaford Mods gig sounds like - intoxicated, caustic, and very funny. But a Sleaford Mods ...