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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Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, who died at the age of 85, has left his £150,000,000 fortune to his cat Choupette. Lagerfeld, best known for giving Chanel the iconic reputation it has today, passed away on pancreatic cancer  on Tuesday 19th February in Paris. He reportedly fell in love with the Birman...

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New River Thames ‘source to sea’ pollution data finds majority of litter found is single-use 

New River Thames ‘source to sea’ pollution data finds majority of litter found is single-use 

Over 60% of litter would disappear from Thames basin if we moved away from single-use items say the Marine Conservation Society and Thames21 A series of river cleans along the Thames and its tributaries has revealed that more than 80% of litter found in the Thames, and 78% on its...

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Online interiors company Hunter and Co. open King’s Road Pop-Up and host star-studded panel event

Online interiors company Hunter and Co. open King’s Road Pop-Up and host star-studded panel event

Hunter & Co, an online homeware and interiors brand, are opening their first ‘real-world’ pop-up store on King’s Road Chelsea from Monday 18th February till Sunday 3rd March. In addition to providing a preview of their Spring collection, the company are throwing an Interiors Panel Event on at the shop [341...

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Children’s Illustrated and Modern First Editions Book Fair

Children’s Illustrated and Modern First Editions Book Fair

Come on out and relive those childhood stories you grew up with at the Children’s Illustrated and Modern First Editions book fair. There will be some of the U.K’s finest specialist book sellers and some of the most beautifully illustrated books. Come and see the first edition covers up close,...

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London Philharmonic Orchestra announces season at Royal Festival Hall

London Philharmonic Orchestra announces season at Royal Festival Hall

  The London Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2019/20 season at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, confirming its reputation for bold, creative and distinctive programming that continues to inspire audiences on a journey of exploration and adventure.  The London Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival...

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Parliamentary Studies to be rolled out across 24 Universities

Parliamentary Studies to be rolled out across 24 Universities

A course, to be adopted by 24 UK Universities, teaching students about how British parliament works, will run between the 2018/19- 2023/24 academic years. Since the five-year contracts with the 20 institutions who previously ran the programme are ending this summer, parliament re-opened applications to the new universities this year....

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Housing Crisis on hold?

Housing Crisis on hold?

Whilst the Brexit fiasco continues, the ongoing crisis in housing the UK’s population fails to receive adequate government focus or funding. The National Health Service has a new ten-year plan which will inevitably have priority finance, as will education and policing as they are more newsworthy vote winners.  Is it...

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‘London deserves a Mayor who will listen’: Assembly Member Tony Devenish speaks out

‘London deserves a Mayor who will listen’: Assembly Member Tony Devenish speaks out

In May I will have been a London Assembly Member for three years. In that time, I have grilled the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on dozens of occasions, so I have a pretty good measure of the man. My overriding impression of Sadiq Khan is that he is simply...

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Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

A researcher has been crowned the winner of the annual Science and Medical Image Competition held by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) for capturing the transformative ‘metastasis’ process of cancer cells infiltrating blood vessels.  The remarkable yet terrifying sight is called ‘extravasation’ where cancer cells move out of a...

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BFS 2019: UK’s only Business Funding Expo is back to London on February 21st

BFS 2019: UK’s only Business Funding Expo is back to London on February 21st

The Business Funding Show brings together leading players in the UK funding arena All attendees to the event will have an ample opportunity to liaise with representatives of leading financial institutions offering Loans, Venture Capital, Private Investment, Grants, R&D Tax Credits and Advice on Investment-Readiness, and Innovations. Notable participants include Newable, British...

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