Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

How can you rate sorrow? Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds began work on the album that became Skeleton Tree in 2015, but whatever form the record was originally envisaged was thoroughly eclipsed by the shattering event of Cave’s son Arthur’s tragic death at that year’s end. Every song on...

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Fisheries expected to lose $10 billion by 2050 due to climate change

Fisheries expected to lose $10 billion by 2050 due to climate change

Global fisheries are expected to lose $10 billion by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked. Climate change impacts such as rising temperatures, changes in ocean salinity, acidity and oxygen levels are expected to result in decreased catches, according to research from the University of British Colombia’s Institute for the Oceans...

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Last act for Odeon Kensington High Street Cinema

Last act for Odeon Kensington High Street Cinema

Odeon Kensington High Street Cinema faces impending demolition by real estate developers Minerva-Delancey. The community has been struggling to save it for over 10 years but the time to convince Kensington and Chelsea Council is running out. The Great Gatsby style 1920’s Art Deco building got more than 20,000 physical...

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Coffee could be extinct by 2080 due to climate change

Coffee could be extinct by 2080 due to climate change

The effects of climate change on coffee growing regions could render the plant extinct by 2080, according to researchers from The Climate Institute. Reportedly, climate change is already putting pressure on production from regions along the ‘bean belt’ as the global demand grows. Temperature rise and the increase of extreme...

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London’s status as global leader in foreign exchange threatened by EU exit

London’s status as global leader in foreign exchange threatened by EU exit

The city of London looks set to lose its position as the world’s pre-eminent foreign exchange centre once the UK officially leaves the EU, warns a former Bank of England deputy governor. Sir Charlie Bean, who served as  member of the Bank’s rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee for 14 years (2000-2014)...

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Prince Charles plants 90th Coronation Meadow in Green Park

Prince Charles plants 90th Coronation Meadow in Green Park

Prince Charles helps to plant The Queen’s Meadow in Green Park in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Prince Charles is a patron of the conservation charity Plantlife that has been raising awareness about the loss of wildflower meadows in the UK since the Queen’s coronation in 1953. In 2013...

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