Pantone Prophesy: What’s the new black?

Pantone Prophesy: What’s the new black?

Colour is a universal, yet silent form of communication that defines the world. From an early age, the colours of our environment provide a heavy influence on psychological decision-making in our everyday lives; from something as simple as choosing an outfit to the more subconscious, such as how different colours...

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Getting away with murder?

Getting away with murder?

The desire to see justice is overwhelming for most people. In the trial of Oscar Pistorius, we find ourselves looking down the unmistakable darkness of a double barrelled shotgun. In the left barrel, is the South African criminal justice system, which even by British standards seems eccentric, and down the...

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3 in 4 Europeans blame EU for high unemployment

3 in 4 Europeans blame EU for high unemployment

Despite the EU unemployment rate being 8.6%, its lowest rate since 2009, the majority of Europeans want the EU to do more to address the issue, according to a Eurobarometer survey.    77% of the 28,000 European’s surveyed said that they want more EU action to reduce the unemployment rate,...

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Chuka Umunna MP warns black men about increased cancer risk

Chuka Umunna MP warns black men about increased cancer risk

Chuka Umunna, Labour MP for Lambeth, has warned that black men are particularly at risk of contracting prostate cancer, pledging his support for Prostate Cancer UK.   According to new research by Prostate Cancer UK, black men face almost double the risk of getting prostate cancer. 1 in 12 black men...

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Facts on Facial Fillers

Facts on Facial Fillers

Once the domain of film stars and celebrities, the past decade and more has opened the world of ‘dermal fillers’ to those of us who are not regularly photographed by the paparazzi but nevertheless, want to enhance or regain our best profile.   A ‘dermal filler’ creates volume in areas...

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Scientists combat the ‘survival of the nastiest’ cancers

Scientists combat the ‘survival of the nastiest’ cancers

A new plan to target cancer’s ability to evolve has been announced today and is scheduled to be implemented over the next five years.   Recent research has shown that cancer has the ability to adapt in response to intense treatment.  Resilient tumour cells are able to duplicate themselves and thrive...

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All eyes on the British Fashion Council’s Instagram

All eyes on the British Fashion Council’s Instagram

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has officially launched its new Instagram account (@londonfashionweek) to coincide with the release of the London Fashion Week in September 2016. The new account will introduce BFC followers to all of the London Fashion Week and London Fashion Week Men’s content. Each member will be...

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The Great Stink

The Great Stink

For the anniversary of the so-called ‘Great Stink’ of July 1858, Max Feldman holds his nose and plunges into the fetid history of London’s sewers. Whilst the BBC’s near constant drip feed of period drama make it easy to romanticise the Victorian era, it’s worth considering the deeply unpleasant state...

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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

“It’s true your honour, these ghostbusters have no dicks” – paraphrased from the original Ghostbusters By 2016, the old adage about the certainty of death and taxes could stand to be expanded to include Hollywood remakes. Whilst the film industry has always shown a willingness to cannibalise its own offspring...

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It’s better the (Dare)devil you know for the newly announced Season 3

It’s better the (Dare)devil you know for the newly announced Season 3

Daredevil’s success (and indeed its quality) has always felt somehow quite hard to believe. Perhaps it’s something to do with the existence of the feature film, one of the all-time worst Ben Affleck vehicles that doesn’t star Jennifer Lopez (less a subcategory, more a circle of hell) but seemingly everyone...

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