On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

Whilst England and Wales saw the decriminalisation of homosexuality fifty years ago today, 72 other countries and territories continue to criminalise same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. According to an annual report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA),...

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The Queen celebrates her 92nd Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall

The Queen celebrates her 92nd Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in the Royal Albert Hall with assorted members of the Royal Family in attendance and alongside an eclectic selection of musicians including Sting and Shaggy, Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue. The Queen was joined in the Royal Box by Prince Charles,...

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Digital Gods versus Print

Digital Gods versus Print

KCW Today celebrates 7 years next month with the publication of its 72nd edition since its inception in May 2011. Last year our paper was shortlisted for Newspaper of the Year Award 2017. The title has grown in content, stature, and circulation and we are constantly amazed and delighted to...

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America’s Cool Modernism

America’s Cool Modernism

If your penchant is for figures in a landscape, or even just figures, then steer clear of Oxford for the next five months, or, at least the exhibition currently showing at the Ashmolean. Hard-edged, geometric cityscapes fight with hard-edged rural scenes of barns, silos and grain elevators. There are some...

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Somnai, Somnai

Somnai, Somnai

Culturally, we’re in a weird place with VR technology. Virtual Reality has been a staple of science fiction stories since the fifties and as a result, along with flying cars, cryogenic freezing and sex robots (depressingly for civilisation, sex robots seem to be the technology that is advancing the fastest),...

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Chestertons gives away 1000 tickets to see historic match at Lord’s cricket grounds

Chestertons gives away 1000 tickets to see historic match at Lord’s cricket grounds

Chestertons, one of London’s top estate agents, is giving away 1,000 tickets to see a historic match at Lord’s Cricket Ground to celebrate its new sponsorship of women’s cricket at Middlesex Cricket.   On Tuesday 24 April Middlesex Women will play a Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) side captained by former...

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Glug, glug: British booze exports on the rise

Glug, glug: British booze exports on the rise

Thirsty consumers from around the world have caused a surge in demand for British food and drink, based on research by supply chain organisation GS1 UK. Its report found that in the year to November 2017, the export of goods rose by 12% and British alcohol by 16%. Due to...

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Saudi movie goers Marvel as first cinema opens

Saudi movie goers Marvel as first cinema opens

Saudi Arabia will open its first new cinemas in 35 years. The Islamic kingdom had some in the 1970s but clerics closed them due to influence from hardliner religious beliefs. But that’s about to change as the nation’s first new cinemas are set to open on the 18th of April...

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Democrafatigue

Democrafatigue

  It’s raining. I’m upstairs on the no. 49 to Clapham Junction in a humid breath fug. Two gents are sitting in front of me, “May 3rd. More bloody elections. Might as well move in to the voting booth I’m in there so often.” “Yeah.” “It’s bigger than most flats...

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Tfl developments on Elizabeth line to bring major revenue

Tfl developments on Elizabeth line to bring major revenue

Transport for London (TfL) has proposed a “huge programme of retail, commercial and residential developments” on a number of proposed Elizabeth line stations in central London as we approach the launch of the new railway. These developments, TfL says, could raise £500 million which could go towards improving transport in...

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One-stop shops to aid in cancer diagnosis

One-stop shops to aid in cancer diagnosis

NHS England are introducing new ‘one-stop shops’ hoping to hasten cancer diagnosis which will be rolled out across London. The hope is that they will help to catch the disease earlier which would keep patients from being referred back several tests at various stages. This is because some patients face...

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