Help the Disasters Emergency Committee save lives in Nepal

The devastating earthquake in Nepal has claimed over 5,000 lives and counting. Rescuers are still trying to reach some of the remote mountain villa with injured survivors still waiting. It’s easy to feel helpless in the wake of such a disaster but international rescue crews are swarming into Nepal to...

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum wins prestigious award

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum continues to be high on the list of attractions for visitors from all over the world, a fact highlighted by the achievement of a Best Told Story accolade for 2014 by VisitEngland. Each year, a number of attractions in England receive VisitEngland accolades in recognition of their...

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Happy Ed Balls day

Four years ago a world changing event took place. Ed Balls accidentally tweeted his own name whilst trying to see what people were saying about him online, and set the internet on fire. Thus Ed Balls day was born. The tweet was immediately picked up on and has been retweeted...

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New London Overground entrance at Shepherd’s Bush station

London Overground customers using Shepherd’s Bush station now have a new second entrance and a new footbridge, which will make their journeys easier and more convenient. The £1.35m station upgrade includes two new ticket machines, improved customer information screens and a new pedestrian footbridge bridge – enabling customers to cross...

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London Bridges Walk to raise vital funds for local hospital

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity are organising their 2nd annual London Bridges Walk to raise money for a new state-of-the-art operating theatre at Royal Brompton Hospital.  The Walk and family fun day starts just before Lambeth Bridge and loops you across up to six bridges, depending on how far...

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Turnout’s soar for St George’s Day celebrations

Celebrations for St George’s day swept across the country from Thursday April 23rd. Members of every political party made an attempt to capture the spirit of the day with David Cameron delivering a speech extolling English achievements which covered everything from the Magna Carter to the Industrial Revolution. Whilst there...

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Election pledges on NHS primary care under fire

The effects of the Conservatives’ and Labour’s pledges on NHS primary care are unclear, according to researchers. Both main parties have promised large increases in the number of GPs and significant improvements in access to appointments. Writing in the British Medical Journal, researchers from Imperial College London say the pledges...

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Schools in the dark about using solar panels

Schools in Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham are failing to exploit renewable energy, according to Friends of the Earth (FoE). According to a report published by the charity, the two boroughs come bottom in the UK for utilising solar panels. Kensington and Chelsea is close behind.   The report shows...

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Danger of art attack

Forget exiting through the gift shop, the way to get out of the Hayward gallery, later this year, will be exhilarating. Two giant spiral slides are being installed as part of an exhibition featuring Belgian artist Carsten Höller’s work.   In 2006, the slides he installed at Tate Modern became...

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The International Women’s Forum’s 25th anniversary

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) UK, a social forum and network for women of diverse achievements and interests, will reach the end of its 25 year anniversary come May 27th. To celebrate the Chelsea gallery, on Kings Road, are running an exhibition featuring portraits of 16 of the IWF founders and chairs....

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