AI in healthcare

AI in healthcare

A data-driven future is on healthcare’s horizon with ninety percent of NHS jobs set to require digital skills in the next twenty years. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could save 5.7m hours of GPs time across the country, according to a recent report led by Dr Eric Topol, Founder of...

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Communal Living in London

Communal Living in London

Renting in London, has become an arduous task. Five interested tenants to one empty property, selling your soul to live in a shed at the end of someone’s garden and never getting good value for money. The Office for National Statistics found that in 2017, 5% of British citizens experienced...

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Vegan Mania

Vegan Mania

Veganism- the philosophy and lifestyle that rejects using animals in the production of anything consumed by humans, has rapidly moved into the mainstream. Once viewed as a practice only undertaken by a minority of subcultures, plant-based lifestyles have suddenly exploded in popularity throughout society. The Vegan Society; a leading vegan...

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Mindfulness in the School Curriculum

Mindfulness in the School Curriculum

In a world that shows no signs of slowing down, stress and depression levels are growing at an incredible rate. An increase in handheld technology allows us to disconnect from our immediate reality and simultaneously reminding us of global atrocities, makes switching off almost impossible. As social media seeks to...

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150

The Royal Albert Hall at 150

When the Royal Albert Hall first opened its doors nearly 150 years ago, the genteel Victorian audiences that passed through its doors could have no idea that this memorial to Queen Victoria’s deceased paramour would grow into the busiest venue on the planet. Whilst its grand classical environs make it...

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Operation Puglia

Operation Puglia

It is 4am and a gaggle of bleary-eyed journalists and cameramen have congregated at Kensington Police Station. In lieu of coffee, press officers dole out reams of confidentiality agreements for us to sign before we depart for the rendezvous point, or ‘RVP’, in West Kensington. This is the fourth day...

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The Unreasonable Woman: Emma Dent Coad MP

The Unreasonable Woman: Emma Dent Coad MP

Save for a few Liberal Party dalliances in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the Conservative Party reigned supreme for the better part of a century in South Kensington and Chelsea. North Kensington, conversely, pinballed around the political spectrum until it was abolished as a constituency in 1974. Thereafter,...

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Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

PARLIAMENT has a habit of drawing together unlikely bedfellows. On June 26th, an old-school Thatcherite and a socialist who lists one of his hobbies as “fermenting the overthrow of capitalism” were two of the 119 MPs opposed to the motion to build a third runway at Heathrow. Unfortunately for Greg...

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An evening with Kensington’s coppers

An evening with Kensington’s coppers

There are a slew of misconceptions about working as a reporter in Kensington & Chelsea. These misconceptions tend to be prefaced with ‘it must be boring because…’ before participants select from a drop-down list of options ranging from the a) political (‘all residents are raging Thatcherites’) to the b) socio-economic...

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May the Force be with you…

May the Force be with you…

After the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) issued a warning last year that policing in England and Wales was in a “potentially perilous state”, a career in the Force has never looked so daunting: an 8% rise in crime, a budget to be slashed by £325 million, and a decline...

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