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Black Lives Matter Protest Closes City Airport Runway cityprotest0609b-1.jpg
The London Met police reported that nine protestors erected a tripod and tied themselves to it in a protest which the movement UK Black Lives Matter claimed responsibility for.  Police were called to the airport at around 5.30 BST, but London City Airport had the runway cleared and operating again by lunch time.  The UK...
The Great British Bake Off – weekly soggy bottoms and innuendo’s begin again.
The Great British Bake Off saw 10.4 million viewers tune in to the first episode of series 7, on Wednesday 24th September, a record breaking figure for the BBC One Show.   Twelve new bakers entered the classic white tent, to face another series of soggy bottoms, raw biscuits and endless puns from presenters Mel...
SW4 brings world class DJs to London this weekend
EVENT: South West Four 2016 VENUE: Clapham Common, London DATE: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August 2016 TICKETS: Weekend  SOLD OUT Saturday & Sunday - £62.50 (Selling fast, purchase here) For 12 years, SW4 has welcomed some of the world’s best DJs and live electronic acts to create one of Europe’s most exciting music festivals. 2015 marked...
Review: According to Yes by Dawn French
Rosie Kitto, an extraordinary woman, who moves from the comfort of her small Cornish town to the Big Apple. The jolly main character is far from your average New Yorker, which creates a fantastic story as she tries to adapt to her new city through a job as a nanny to one of the city's...
Review: The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
The global best-seller The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is a psychological thriller, which debuted at number 1 in the New York Times book rankings, loading this book with high expectations on purchase. Described as “nothing short of sensational” by the Daily Mail, Paula Hawkins certainly delivers a gripping story within the pages of...
Review: The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
"Two brothers, one mute, the other his life long protector. Year after year their family visits the same sacred shrine on a desolate strip of coastline known as the Loney in a desperate hope for a cure." Brothers Tonto and Hanny visit the Loney yearly with their family. The novel follows the boys on their final...
ISIS claim responsibility for the murder of French priest. KTL_Breaking (2).jpg
Two armed men took a priest and four victims hostage during mass this morning in northern France.  The attack led to the the armed men slitting the throat of the elderly priest, Father Jacques Hamel, before being shot by French poilce. ISIS have claimed responsbility for the attack according to the French President, and one man...
Star Wars firm face criminal charges over Harrison Ford leg break
A British production company, owned by Disney, has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges after Hans Solo actor, Harrison Ford was hit by a metal hydrolic door while on set in June 2014.  The incident resulted in the 72 year old actor breaking his leg, taking the traditional theatre expression 'break a leg' a little...
Legal action again Corbyns ballot vote is underway
Former Labour party leadership candidate, Michael Foster, is contesting the decision to allow Jeremy Corbyn's name to go straight onto the ballot paper for the up and coming leadship election.  In order to have your name, as a candidate, on the ballot vote you must obtain the backing of 20% of MP's and MEP's from the...
Priest killed while being held hostage in France KTL_Breaking (2).jpg
Two armed men entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during mass this morning, taking the priest and four other people hostage.  The French priest, ages 92, had served the area for decades, it is reported that he had his throat slit by the attackers. Pierre-Henri Brandet, French interior ministry spokesman, said, while talking to the BBC, that one of the...
Travelling alone – a trip of a lifetime, or a nightmare?
The internet was lead into a philosophical discussion on travelling alone when newly-wed Huma Mobin went on her honeymoon alone after her new husband was denied a visa. Huma went on the planned trip to Greece with her new in-laws while her husband stayed at home, watching his wife send him photos of her posing as...
Three dead in Lincolnshire shooting
Lincolnshire police were called to Caste Swimming Pool, in Spalding, at around 9.00AM where three adults had been shot and later died from their wonds. The suspected gunman was also found shot at the scene.  Locals have reported that the gunman had shot two females before shooting himself, which "looks by all accounts to be a very...
Why I’m voting #Bremain
On June 23rd I will be voting to remain in the EU. Well my dad will be voting for me via the proxy system as I will be away. Here are a few of the many reasons why I am voting to remain in the EU. Unity I'm currently writing this article while on a trip to...
How to maintain your relationship whilst at university.
University and relationships, traditionally, do not go hand in hand. The anticipation of leaving your boring home town for a new exciting city can be dampened by worries over how to maintain your relationship while you are experiencing, what some call, and the best three years of your life. Similarly to everything in life, some work,...