Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

“It’s true your honour, these ghostbusters have no dicks” – paraphrased from the original Ghostbusters By 2016, the old adage about the certainty of death and taxes could stand to be expanded to include Hollywood remakes. Whilst the film industry has always shown a willingness to cannibalise its own offspring...

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Explore Westminster Abbey in unprecedented detail with Google Street View tour

Explore Westminster Abbey in unprecedented detail with Google Street View tour

It is one of the world’s great churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years. Now, for the first time, visitors from around the world can take a virtual tour inside Westminster Abbey using Google Street View.  The tour gives visitors the chance to explore the Abbey –...

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Thousands Protest in National Strike against Education Cuts

This article was kindly supplied by Bianca Barratt Thousands of teachers and education professionals marched on Westminster today in a show of solidarity against education secretary Nicky Morgan and her plans to cut funding in schools. As part of a national 24 hour strike organised by the largest UK teachers’...

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Royal Albert Hall sends tickets into space for Independence Day Live world premiere

  One of London’s most iconic venues has sent a pair of show tickets into space to celebrate the world premiere of Independence Day Live – a new film-and-orchestra event being held in September. The Royal Albert Hall has marked the occasion by blasting the tickets into the stratosphere on...

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The construction of the Nine Elms Bridge is set on hold, requiring support from all

A new pedestrian and cycle crossing between Nine Elms and Pimlico has been planned, being dubbed as the Nine Elms Bridge. However, it seems as though only one side of the river Thames wishes its construction.   The Labour Assembly Member Andrew Dismore expressed his concern on behalf of Pimlico...

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The British Museum announces most successful year ever

This morning (1 July 2016) the British Museum launches its Annual Review 2016. 2015/16 was the Museum’s most successful year ever with nearly 6.9 million visitors to Bloomsbury (6,853,540) and a digital audience in excess of 40 million. A 7.7 million people in the UK saw British Museum objects outside...

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The Somme centenary remembrance events held across the UK and France

The Somme centenary remembrance events held across the UK and France

Commemorations are being held in the UK and France to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. The nation fell silent to mark the moment on 1 July 1916 when the battle began and the start of the bloodiest day in British military history. A...

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Chelsea Nanny: Scheduling

‘I need to see an updated copy of the kids’ term-time weekly timetable. Can you print them off and put them on the wall? Laminated, obviously. Also iCal me all their new appointments,’ says American Mom waving her iPhone as she breezes out of the door. Managing the Brats’ diaries...

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Pupils from Westminster celebrate multi-faith Iftar with Mayor, Archbishop & Chief Rabbi

Pupils from Westminster celebrate multi-faith Iftar with Mayor, Archbishop & Chief Rabbi

  Today (June 30)  Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Chief Rabbi attended Lambeth Palace’s interfaith Iftar which brought 100 young Londoners of all faith, in order to celebrate both Ramadan and multi-faith co-operation. Sadiq Khan said: “This is my first Ramadan as the Mayor of...

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Putin’s “Disneyland”

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has reportedly approved plans to build a “Russian-style Disneyland” which will cost upwards of $4 billion. The new theme park, which will be built on the border of the Kaluga and Moscow regions has already been allocated 220 hectares of land by the Regional Governor Anatoly...

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