Changes to state pension take effect 6th April

  From the 6th April, a new and “simplified” single tier state pension, will replace the former basic and additional state pensions.    In guidance about the changes to state pensions, the Government has claimed that the new state pension is designed to be “a clearer, single payment for the...

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Containing the divine: a sculpture of the Pacific god A’a

17 March – 30 May 2016 Room 3, Free Supported by the Asahi Shimbun   The iconic sculpture of a deity known as A’a is the focus of the new Asahi Shimbun Display. This display explores the figure’s extraordinary story and reveals the findings of new research that allows for...

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

National Portrait Gallery Until 22 May 2016 Admission £17 www.npg.org.uk   It is probably easier to say who is not in this show than who is. Certainly, the list of contributors reads like a Who’s Who of photographers going back over the last hundred years, with names like Cecil Beaton,...

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City Hall to celebrate International Women’s Day

London women who lead in traditionally male dominated industries are meeting at City Hall’s International Women’s Day celebration to inspire the capital’s young women. Women make up six per cent of the UK’s engineers, and 15.5 per cent of the whole science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. City Hall’s...

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Healthcare professionals applaud the Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre as it celebrates first anniversary

A new centre aimed at improving care at home for people approaching the end of their life in Wandsworth celebrates its first anniversary this month as the professionals using it say it has already made a real difference to patients and their families. The Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre, based at...

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Beer meets fine dining at Outlaw’s at the Capital

Michelin starred Outlaw’s at The Capital has teamed up with Sharp’s Brewery to offer an exclusive Beer Meets Fine Dining dinner in the heart of Knightsbridge, to be held on 23rd February as part of London Beer Week. Newly appointed Head Chef, Tom Brown and Sharp’s Brewery’s Beer Sommelier Ed...

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Port of London Authority to host public meeting

The Port of London Authority (PLA) will host a public meeting on Thursday to discuss the river Thames. The meeting will be chaired by PLA Chief executive Robin Mortimer and chief harbour master David Phillips, and will range from the work of the PLA, as well as recreational use of...

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher series, developed by CD Projekt RED, started in 2007 with the release of The Witcher and in 2011 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings followed for a sequel. The newest addition to the series, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, was released in May 2015. The new features and...

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Chris Moss, The University Paper

The University Paper, despite its success as a newspaper (having reached a monthly circulation of 320,000 in just three years), did not actually begin life as one. The remarkably young founder Chris Moss originally set up a student orientated coupon website (think Groupon) while still at university in 2013, but...

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F is for Family

F is for Family is Netflix’s latest grown up cartoon, a somewhat new genre that is already getting crowded (Archer being the most famous example, joined in recent years by Rick and Morty and Netflix’s Bojack Horseman, comparisons to which we will come to). Set in 70s America, we join...

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