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Nigeria is free of Ebola, declares WHO

Nigeria is now officially free of the Ebola virus, according to a declaration by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on [read more]

Exiled US Nazis still receive pension payments, finds report

Dozens of Nazi war criminals are still receiving their US social security payments despite living overseas, an [read more]

MPs call urgent Rotherham file investigation

MPs have called an urgent investigation into the Rotherham child sex scandal files that went missing from a council [read more]

SPECIAL: London Film Festival 2014

Mommy

Thursday 16th October, 6pm – Odeon West EndSunday 19th October, 8.30pm – BFI Southbank Five years ago, [read more]

Far from Men

Saturday 18th October, 5.30pm – Vue 5 Sunday 19th October, 3.30pm – Cine Lumiere Cinema Against the backdrop of the [read more]

Loreak

Saturday 18th October, 12.30pm – Cine Lumiere Cinema Sunday 19th October, 6.30pm – Curzon Soho Cinema The [read more]

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Live music

The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko

Koko in Camden has the sort of tacky grandeur that’s perfect for hosting a night of [read more]

Palace at St Pancras Old Church

An actual working church, St Pancras Old Church is the stunning venue that played host to [read more]

Wooden Arms at St Pancras Old Church

There is a point at which, watching Wooden Arms, a self-styled chamber-alternative-folk [read more]

Si Cranstoun at The Borderline

On Tuesday Si Cranstoun played at The Borderline to an extremely polite, older crowd with [read more]

Only Real at The Macbeth

Only Real is 22-year-old Niall Galvin from West London, who has a curious blend of [read more]

Dan Wilson at St Giles Church

Dan Wilson is an established artist who has that annoying burden of being categorised as [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s marks 10th anniversary

Daisy Fuentes, former MTV House of Style host, has created 10 stylish and well-priced [read more]

Mr Men and Little Miss collaborate with House of Holland

What comes to mind when you think of Mr Men and Little Miss? Cartoons, loveable [read more]

Lily Allen launches nail art collection

Pop star Lily Allen is often at the forefront of nail art. You only need to follow her [read more]

Top ten lip balms to keep chapped lips at bay this winter

At this time of year your lips are more prone to getting chapped and cracked. It’s [read more]

Have you started planning your Christmas gifts?

Can you believe it’s only two months until Christmas; two months until the festive [read more]

Cara Delevingne collection for DKNY

Yes, it’s finally here! The model that is on everyone’s lips, Cara [read more]


ART GALLERY
11 SEPTEMBER 2014

Art

Women in Digital at the Hospital Club

Women in Digital is an innovative exhibition at the Hospital Club that focuses on the graphic works of various female artists and art collectives in collaboration with LG and [read more]

Frieze Masters 2014

However impressive and polished the gallery displays in the Frieze London tent are, Frieze Masters is undoubtedly the sophisticated sister event. Its dynamic is more [read more]

Frieze Art Fair 2014

Regents Park is currently playing host to the international art flocking that is Frieze 2014. In its 12th year, the Frieze franchise, founded by Matthew Slotover and Amanda [read more]

Theatre

The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick

In Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, nine black boys were tried for the alleged rape of two white girls. They were sentenced to death by electric chair. Even when one of the [read more]

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at the Charing Cross

The show opens with a woman sitting smoking with arched back, a silhouette against smoke-blurred backlighting. It’s a tableau that aches with noir-ish, Parisian sensuality, [read more]

Our Town at the Almeida

Our Town is the creation of Pulitzer Prize playwright and author Thornton Niven Wilder, which took audiences by surprise in the late 1930s. Wilder removed the “fourth [read more]

Food & drinks

London Restaurant Festival 2014: Chinatown Tour

The Chinatown tour, held by the London Restaurant Festival, aims to open people’s eyes to the rich and varied cuisine that can be found in the area – it’s not all [read more]

White Night at Skylon

Robust, complex and surprisingly versatile, the Bordeaux red is one of the culinary industry’s most revered icons. Served everywhere, from the humble bistros of France to [read more]

The Michelin Guide 2015: an exceptional flurry of single stars marred by stagnation higher up the ladder

The prestigious Michelin Guide today announced that 14 new restaurants in the UK had been awarded its much coveted star. What the guide gave with one hand however it took [read more]

Music

Take That’s new album III due in December

Take That have announced they will be releasing their seventh album entitled III on 1st December. The news was released on Twitter with the album cover artwork revealed [read more]

Billy Idol – Kings and Queens of the Underground

Billy Idol’s first album in eight years shows the workings of the mind of a wholly self-aware man who has been in the music industry for a long time. There are some [read more]

U2 – Songs of Innocence

Last month more than 500 million iTunes customers saw U2’s latest release Songs of Innocence automatically appear in their iTunes libraries without consent; the result of a [read more]

Books

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self in conversation

Will Self was at ArchWay With Words to promote his new work Shark. The Upcoming caught up with him at the literary festival to talk allegory, anarchy and humankind. In your [read more]

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self

Will Self is one of those increasingly rare and precious figures in contemporary British culture; a polemical and voracious man of letters with an oceanic intellect that [read more]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Nella Oortman has married a man apart, though she does not yet know it. Her diffident welcome to wealthy Amsterdam is compounded by the arrival of her wedding present: a [read more]

Beauty

Lily Allen launches nail art collection

Pop star Lily Allen is often at the forefront of nail art. You only need to follow her Instagram page to see a feed filled with her fancy nail designs. So, it only seems [read more]

Top ten lip balms to keep chapped lips at bay this winter

At this time of year your lips are more prone to getting chapped and cracked. It’s important to invest in a lip balm but it doesn’t have to be one from a high street [read more]

Paul’s Boutique launches beauty range

Most of you will know Paul’s Boutique for its gorgeous handbags. However, they’ve now added another string to their bow with a beauty range. Paul’s Boutique continues [read more]

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New York City

Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages

The brand new New York musical Heathers, based on the cult 1989 dark comedy of the same name, manages to cover most of the important moments of the film – no details [read more]

Rocky: the Musical at the Winter Garden

The iconic story of small-time South Philly boxer turned local hero, Rocky Balboa, is brought back to life in this dazzling, high-tech musical adaptation that packs a whole [read more]

Machinal at the American Airlines

Last night actress Rebecca Hall and the Roundabout Theater Company previewed Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play Machinal at New York City’s American Airlines Theater. [read more]

Cinema

London Film Festival 2014: Testament of Youth premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

Testament of Youth is a deeply soul searching film: it has hope, love and loss at the core of its existence. This new release documents the life of Vera Brittain, a girl at [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: The Drop premiere – a chat with Noomi Rapace on the red carpet

The Drop is a crime thriller starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and the late James Gandolfini in his last role. Michael Roskam’s English debut has been adapted from the short [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Madame Bovary premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

French director Sophie Barthes presents her own retelling of Gustav Flaubert’s classic debut starring Mia Wasikowska, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Rhys Ifans, Laura Carmichael [read more]

Fashion news

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s marks 10th anniversary

Daisy Fuentes, former MTV House of Style host, has created 10 stylish and well-priced pieces for her anniversary capsule collection. Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s offers [read more]

Mr Men and Little Miss collaborate with House of Holland

What comes to mind when you think of Mr Men and Little Miss? Cartoons, loveable characters and the famous book series. Well now you can add another few credentials to the [read more]

Cara Delevingne collection for DKNY

Yes, it’s finally here! The model that is on everyone’s lips, Cara Delevingne, has designed a new collection for US fashion heavyweight, DKNY. Inspired by [read more]

Sport & Tech

Five things to say in your first message

Five things to say in your first message

First impressions count – and nowhere more than in the dating arena. A poorly chosen word or phrase is just as much a killer in the digital world as in the offline world – but what do you say when you’ve found a person of real interest at somewhere like the [read more]

Blu-ray vs VOD

Blu-ray vs VOD

Online movie downloading is on the rise, with just a click sites such as Netflix and Hulu allow users to stream their [read more]

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? was 1969 American movie by Sydney Pollack, based on a 1935 novel of the same name. [read more]

Great British sporting events

Great British sporting events

There are some events in the British sporting calendar that are national institutions and which the UK does better than [read more]

Feature of the week

    Why teen drivers are no longer the unsafest of road users

    Road accidents have become a major safety issue on public highways. In the UK, safety statistics and research have shown that accidents are more likely to happen when a young person, particularly a male driver, is behind the wheel. This is in comparison to older-aged […]