Metropolitan police to use facial recognition software at Notting Hill Carnival

Metropolitan police to use facial recognition software at Notting Hill Carnival

Police will use facial recognition software to scan the faces of tens of thousands of revellers at this year’s Notting Hill carnival even though civil liberties groups believe such an action would be discriminatory. The Metropolitan police has described the planned deployment as a pilot project intended to look for...

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A date with ‘The Master’: Balenciaga at the V&A

A date with ‘The Master’: Balenciaga at the V&A

Christobel Balenciaga was called ‘The Master’, and for anyone in any doubt, a walk around the current celebration of his work at The Victoria & Albert Museum will explain why. Despite the fact he died in 1972, his influence can be seen in silhouette after silhouette on the catwalks today,...

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Introducing Kensington Park School

Introducing Kensington Park School

Kensington Park School: A new academically rigorous school near Hyde Park, enrolling now and offering six form scholarships to bright pupils Kensington Park School is a new independent school for boys and girls aged 11-18 in the heart of London. Whilst the school is new, its leadership and teachers have long,...

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Africa Centre’s Summer Festival lights up London

Africa Centre’s Summer Festival lights up London

On Saturday August 19th in Southwark, the Africa Centre held their 2017 summer festival which brought together music, art, food and fashion from Africa and the Diaspora to Great Suffolk Street in London. This immersive event of African and black British music, art and culture brought together new young voices...

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Spain criticised over child migrant human rights abuses

Spain criticised over child migrant human rights abuses

Spain is holding unaccompanied child refugees in adult detention centres, in breach of their human rights, say the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). The group has also criticised Spain for treating unaccompanied child migrants as if they were adults under the law. In many cases, minors are not able to...

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Tanguera dazzles audiences at Sadler’s Wells

Tanguera dazzles audiences at Sadler’s Wells

The Tango dance is seductive, sexy and full of intrigue.  It creates a steamy atmosphere with deep lunges juxtaposed with lighting fast flickering foot work followed by erotic use of the eyes between partners that can embrace the dancers and audience alike. Every tango has a story to tell and...

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US prepares for solar eclipse

US prepares for solar eclipse

Across the US today, 21st August, Americans will huddle together in excitement looking up at the skies to watch as the moon entirely eclipses the sun. At about 5pm British time a shadow will begin to travel at 5,400 kilometres an hour across 14 American states. The journey from Oregon...

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