Westminster mother fights ‘social cleansing’

A mother of five is taking Westminster City Council to the Supreme Court in what her lawyers are calling a ‘landmark case’ that could prevent councils from freely moving housing applicants out of the area. Titina Nzolamesois is currently homeless after losing her Court of Appeal battle against being rehoused...

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Two die, six hurt, in Knightsbridge balcony collapse

Two men have died after a balcony collapsed on Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge. The two men, who have not yet been named, are thought to be removal men who were working at the address. The first-floor balcony is thought to have been connected to property number 37, a five-storey terraced...

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Who can afford to be an intern?

Working an internship in London costs interns, on average, nearly £1000 a month. According to education charity, The Sutton Trust analysis of government data, 31% of all interns, or around 22,000 people, are unpaid. Unpaid internships can cost an individual £804 a month in Manchester and £926 a month in...

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Ocado joins John Lewis at new Park Royal warehouses

Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online grocery supermarket, is set to move into Segro’s new warehouse in Park Royal. Ocado will join John Lewis and Mash Purveyors, who distribute fruit and vegetables to London hotels and restaurants, when it moves into the 68,393 sq ft unit on a 15-year lease....

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Children let down by mental health services

There are serious problems with children’s and adolescents’ mental health services, according to a review from the Health Committee. Disturbing findings include the fact that a shortage of beds results in children and young people being sent to distant parts of the country and even, at times, waiting in prison...

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John McLaughlin + Hedvig Mollestad Trio, EFG London Jazz Festival, Royal Festival Hall, Thursday 20 November 2014

John McLaughlin + Hedvig Mollestad Trio, EFG London Jazz Festival, Royal Festival Hall, Thursday 20 November 2014

Hedvig Mollestad Trio The Mollestad trio is a powerful trio and opened this memorable evening and played an excellent set with a programme ranging from jazz fusion, psychedelica to sheer hard rock in the vein of Led Zeppelin. This band is gifted and original, led Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen who plays...

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