Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds: Ghosteen

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds: Ghosteen

For more than four decades Nick Cave has spun out a lyrical universe that has ensnared countless fans like flies in a web. At the beginning of his career his songs were cracked Faulknerian operas, complete narratives full of crazed priests, consumptive prostitutes, whiskey and murder. As he wore on,...

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How to vote in the December election

How to vote in the December election

The next general election will be on 12th December, the first December election since 1923. To vote in the election here is what you need to know.  The deadline to register to vote is midnight on 26th November. To register for a postal vote is 5 pm on that day...

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National Centre for Gang Research opens in London

National Centre for Gang Research opens in London

The National Centre for Gang Research (NCGR) centre will be based out of the University of West London. It is the first research centre of its kind to open in Western Europe. The NCGR aims to study the causes and find solutions to rising gang violence, providing advice and research...

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Winners released for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

Winners released for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were revealed at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum on 15th October. The two most prestigious prizes, the Adult and Young Wildlife Photographers of the Year were awarded to Yongbing Bao from China and Cruz Erdmann of New Zealand...

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Sadiq Khan announces minimum wage raise for London

Sadiq Khan announces minimum wage raise for London

The recommended minimum wage for London will increase by 20 pence per hour – meaning at least 60,000 workers will get a pay rise, the Mayor of London announced today. Sadiq Khan said the London Living Wage would rise from £10.55 to £10.75 per hour. The Mayor announced the boost...

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

The noisiest, largest, and most colourful event in the City of London’s calendar took place on Saturday 9 November, bringing together over 6,500 people, 120 horses and more than 60 decorated floats in a major spectacle dating back to the 13th century. William Russell was elected as the 692nd Lord...

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