“Snoopers’ Charter” set to become law

“Snoopers’ Charter” set to become law

The Investigatory Powers Bill, also known as the “Snoopers’ Charter”, is set to become law by the end of 2016. The bill, supported by Theresa May, will require 12 months of metadata about personal phone calls, text and voice messages, social media conversations, and internet browsing history to be made...

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TfL fares frozen for four years as Khan urges the government to follow his lead

TfL fares frozen for four years as Khan urges the government to follow his lead

Fares on Transport for London services are to be frozen for the next four years, Sadiq Khan has confirmed, in a move that he claims will result in the average household saving up to £200. The announced pricing for 2017 has shown that pay-as-you-go fares on the tube, buses, the...

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Barack Obama gives his final pardons to Thanksgiving Turkeys

Barack Obama gives his final pardons to Thanksgiving Turkeys

Barack Obama presided over his last traditional turkey pardoning ceremony as US President, although he plans to continue the ceremony privately after his term ends in January. Obama officially spared the lives of 40-pound turkey “Tater” and backup turkey “Tot” in the White House Rose Garden; Tater and Tot will...

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Donald Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving speech

Donald Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving speech

In a speech delivered the day before the Thanksgiving holiday, President-elect Donald Trump called for national unity in a video released by the official White House transition team. Trump acknowledged that during this holiday season, many Americans still felt the raw emotions that drove the recent “long and bruising” election...

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Canine Partners Carol Service

Canine Partners Carol Service

Hosted by Draycott Nursing & Care for the 5th year, this wonderful magical family Carol Service has become a must-not-miss diary date. Every year celebrities, canine partners and their Assistance dogs take part in the service that always proves to be an awe inspiring and heart warmingly emotional experience. This...

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The Berners Tavern, 10 Berners St, W1

The Berners Tavern, 10 Berners St, W1

Chef Jason Atherton is the presiding star here, but this visit was a little unusual in so far as I was attending a wine tasting of Chateau de Santaney wines hosted by Thierry Budin (Credit Agricole Gran Cru, the owners of the estate) and Jennifer Doherty, Master of Wine (Liberty...

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