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Lee Kuan Yew: remembering an authoritarian leader

Lee Kuan Yew: remembering an authoritarian leader

  Today, when one thinks of Singapore, a powerful little hub in the middle of Asia springs [read more]

Council bans: helping or aggravating social cohesion?

Council bans: helping or aggravating social cohesion?

The Manifesto Club, a campaign group opposed to the “hyper-regulation of everyday [read more]

One-year space mission: its importance for humans in space

One-year space mission: its importance for humans in space

As of 01:33 GMT on Saturday 28th March, US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut [read more]

Should cockpit safety doors be reviewed?

Should cockpit safety doors be reviewed?

Following the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2001, the role of cockpits and their port of entry [read more]

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25 NOVEMBER 2014

Live music

Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse | Live review

Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse in Camden is a big venue, but with the astounding success of his [read more]

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios | Live review

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios

Making their London debut, the American trio performing under the name of singer and [read more]

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall

No doubt Ward Thomas are bored to tears of people making a fuss of the disparity between [read more]

Train at the O2 Arena | Live review

Train at the O2 Arena

The band has the audience’s attention the moment the sounds of the locomotive echo [read more]

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

It’s an emotional return to London for Kiesza. She’s clearly quite overwhelmed as [read more]

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall | Live review

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a world-renowned conservatoire that has [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

An interview with upcoming designer Jonathan Harris

An interview with upcoming designer Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris recently stole the limelight at Oxford Fashion Week with a very unique [read more]

JumpFromPaper: Cartoons for handbags

JumpFromPaper: Cartoons for handbags

People love cartoons and people love handbags, so why not combine the two and make [read more]

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Nails have become the essential accessory to ensure your outfit is up to A-list standard. [read more]

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

After undergoing a creative refresh, the cult 90s clothing brand Dready is back with a [read more]

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Branded “bizarre” and “creepy” by some critics, Victoria Beckham has sparked [read more]

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

French patisserie Ladurée has partnered up with Italian fashion mogul Emilio Pucci to [read more]


Art

Things that Tumble Twice at Tenderpixel Gallery | Exhibition review

Things that Tumble Twice at Tenderpixel Gallery

Things that Tumble Twice takes over both sides of Tenderpixel’s viewing space, each side imperfectly reflecting the other. The works sit easily alongside, almost [read more]

From Her Wooden Sleep: An interview with ICA curator Philip Larratt-Smith

From Her Wooden Sleep: An interview with ICA curator Philip Larratt-Smith

Philip Larratt-Smith is a Canadian curator and writer who’s published books on artists such as Tracey Emin, Philip Guston and Louise Bourgeois. His previous exhibitions [read more]

Dissonance at Lazarides | Exhibition review

Dissonance at Lazarides

Approaching Lazarides on the eve of the opening, visitors are greeted with a packed-out gallery that has embraced a trendy, hip and artistic-looking crowd. The atmosphere is [read more]

Theatre

Cardinal Burns at The Four Thieves | Comedy review

Cardinal Burns at The Four Thieves

Cardinal Burns finish their latest tour at The Four Thieves in Battersea, performing a mixture of sketches old and new much to the delight of a devoted crowd. The sketch duo [read more]

Vernon God Little at The Space | Theatre review

Vernon God Little at The Space

Based on DBC Pierre’s highly successful debut novel, Vernon God Little was originally adapted for the Young Vic by Tanya Ronder in 2007. Having impressed both audiences [read more]

Buttery Brown Monk at Leicester Square Theatre | Comedy review

Buttery Brown Monk at Leicester Square Theatre

Buttery Brown Monk are a trio of sketch show comedians who had tonight’s sold-out crowd in stitches. Each member of the troupe brought something unique to the fold and were [read more]

Food & drinks

Shake Shack in Covent Garden | Restaurant review

Shake Shack in Covent Garden

Since it first opened its doors to the British public back in the summer of 2013, Shake Shack has had no trouble becoming accustomed to its Covent Garden setting. Brits and [read more]

The House of Peroni takes over Harvey Nichols’ terrace for spring

The House of Peroni takes over Harvey Nichols’ terrace for spring

Peroni Nastro Azzurro brings a taste of Italian life to Knightsbridge. For two months, the fifth floor terrace of luxury retailer Harvey Nichols, will be transformed into a [read more]

The Promenade at The Dorchester launches Chelsea Flower Show afternoon tea

The Promenade at The Dorchester launches Chelsea Flower Show afternoon tea

From Monday 18th to Sunday 24th May, in collaboration with Laurent-Perrier, the Promenade at the Dorchester will be offering a themed afternoon tea, drawn from this year’s [read more]

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Music

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony | Album review

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony

Catfish and the Bottlemen sound older than they are in more ways than one. Frontman Van McCann was named by his Van Morrison-adoring parents in honour of their hero; while [read more]

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Set in one of London’s most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset House returns this year for 11 nights from 9th – 19th July 2015. London’s intimate live [read more]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday | Album review

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday

Standing on your own two feet after conquering the world in one of Britain’s most iconic bands is no mean feat, yet this is something that Noel Gallagher seems to have [read more]

Literature

A look at Gayle Forman’s latest novel I Was Here

A look at Gayle Forman’s latest novel I Was Here

I Was Here is the latest novel by New York Times bestseller Gayle Forman, set to be published on 29th January. Forman started out her career as a journalist for Seventeen [read more]

Five 21st century authors you should know about

Five 21st century authors you should know about

If you take a second to look around, you’ll notice that our world is united around one big idea: the story. We read them every day in social media posts; we hear them in [read more]

Four books that mysteriously haven’t been made into movies yet

Four books that mysteriously haven’t been made into movies yet

Many cinematic treasures started life as books. Directors wanting to relate the amazing things they imagined when reading a book to the big screen is not a new idea, but one [read more]

Beauty

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Nails have become the essential accessory to ensure your outfit is up to A-list standard. With the price of nail varnish being a lot less than a statement necklace, this is [read more]

Suki Waterhouse stars in new campaign for Burberry Kisses

Suki Waterhouse stars in new campaign for Burberry Kisses

British beauty Suki Waterhouse and her ever-advancing career with Burberry are once again hitting the spotlight – this time through the power of the pout with the [read more]

MAC Cosmetics collaborates with Bao Bao Wan

MAC Cosmetics collaborates with Bao Bao Wan

From celebrities such as Lorde and Rihanna to celebrated brands like Barbie and Hello Kitty, make-up super giant MAC is well known for its noteworthy collaborations.  Now [read more]

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New York City

The delicious eighth annual Choice Eats

The delicious eighth annual Choice Eats

Food, booze, music and more food: the eighth annual Choice Eats tasting event hosted by The Village Voice managed to get close to 70 restaurants and bakeries from all [read more]

Ski Lodge at Pianos Bar | Live review

Ski Lodge at Pianos Bar

At first listen, Ski Lodge is a band that creates simple, light-hearted melodies that are both catchy and inviting. Yet beneath a placid exterior is a much more cerebral [read more]

Coffee and Tea Festival at the Brooklyn Expo Center | Event review

Coffee and Tea Festival at the Brooklyn Expo Center | Event review

For the tenth year of the Coffee & Tea Festival NYC, more than 60 vendors took over the Brooklyn Expo Center to showcase countless varieties of caffeinated beverages to [read more]

Cinema

BBC Films 25th anniversary: An interview with Christine Langan

BBC Films 25th anniversary: An interview with Christine Langan

Over the last couple of decades, British cinema has seen a massive increase in popularity, especially overseas. One of the institutions leading the way is the BBC. As BBC [read more]

The Water Diviner press conference with Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko

The Water Diviner press conference with Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko

Russell Crowe and leading lady Olga Kurylenko explain their beliefs about war, and discuss what drew them to their work on their new project, The Water Diviner. Russell, you [read more]

London’s best independent cinemas

London’s best independent cinemas

As concentration spans wither, more and more of us find it hard to sit through an entire film on our laptops without stopping to make tea, pop to the loo or reply to trivial [read more]

Fashion news

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

After undergoing a creative refresh, the cult 90s clothing brand Dready is back with a re-launch of its products, with the help of Florence + the Machine’s Rob Ackroyd as [read more]

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Branded “bizarre” and “creepy” by some critics, Victoria Beckham has sparked recent controversy with the latest campaign for her Victoria by Victoria Beckham [read more]

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

French patisserie Ladurée has partnered up with Italian fashion mogul Emilio Pucci to create a box of the designer bakery’s iconic macaroons all in the name of food and [read more]

Tech & Sport

A recap of the Six Nations 2015

A recap of the Six Nations 2015

Ireland won their third Six Nations title in six years as they destroyed Scotland 40-10 at Murrayfield on a dramatic last day, despite both England and Wales earning huge victories over France and Italy respectively. We provide our thoughts on the Six Nations tournament as [read more]

Skiing the skies: raising the bar with ski jumping

Skiing the skies: raising the bar with ski jumping

Thousands of skiers flock to destinations like Jackson Hole every year to enjoy the fantastic skiing on offer. However, [read more]

Battlefield Hardline is going to make crime pay

Battlefield Hardline is going to make crime pay

Feel bad for video game cops. Video game cops live in a world that makes Bad Boys look like Dixon of Dock Green. If a [read more]

Can poker be solved?

Can poker be solved?

Echoing back to Big Blue and the race for an unbeatable chess engine in the mid-nineties, computer scientists at the [read more]

Feature of the week

    How to create an energy efficient home

    As the cost of living rises and utility costs go through the roof, it’s become increasingly important to make your home as energy efficient as possible. Not only will a few small changes save you money, but it’ll also protect the world around you by […]

Live music

Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse | Live review

Nick Mulvey at the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse in Camden is a big venue, but with the astounding success of his [read more]

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios | Live review

Hannah Cohen at Corsica Studios

Making their London debut, the American trio performing under the name of singer and [read more]

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review

Ward Thomas at Islington Assembly Hall

No doubt Ward Thomas are bored to tears of people making a fuss of the disparity between [read more]

Train at the O2 Arena | Live review

Train at the O2 Arena

The band has the audience’s attention the moment the sounds of the locomotive echo [read more]

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Kiesza at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

It’s an emotional return to London for Kiesza. She’s clearly quite overwhelmed as [read more]

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall | Live review

Guildhall Jazz Singers: Ellington’s Second Sacred at Milton Court Concert Hall

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is a world-renowned conservatoire that has [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

An interview with upcoming designer Jonathan Harris

An interview with upcoming designer Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris recently stole the limelight at Oxford Fashion Week with a very unique [read more]

JumpFromPaper: Cartoons for handbags

JumpFromPaper: Cartoons for handbags

People love cartoons and people love handbags, so why not combine the two and make [read more]

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Nails have become the essential accessory to ensure your outfit is up to A-list standard. [read more]

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

After undergoing a creative refresh, the cult 90s clothing brand Dready is back with a [read more]

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Branded “bizarre” and “creepy” by some critics, Victoria Beckham has sparked [read more]

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

French patisserie Ladurée has partnered up with Italian fashion mogul Emilio Pucci to [read more]

Art

Things that Tumble Twice at Tenderpixel Gallery | Exhibition review

Things that Tumble Twice at Tenderpixel Gallery

Things that Tumble Twice takes over both sides of Tenderpixel’s viewing space, each side imperfectly reflecting the other. The works sit easily alongside, almost [read more]

From Her Wooden Sleep: An interview with ICA curator Philip Larratt-Smith

From Her Wooden Sleep: An interview with ICA curator Philip Larratt-Smith

Philip Larratt-Smith is a Canadian curator and writer who’s published books on artists such as Tracey Emin, Philip Guston and Louise Bourgeois. His previous exhibitions [read more]

Dissonance at Lazarides | Exhibition review

Dissonance at Lazarides

Approaching Lazarides on the eve of the opening, visitors are greeted with a packed-out gallery that has embraced a trendy, hip and artistic-looking crowd. The atmosphere is [read more]

Theatre

Cardinal Burns at The Four Thieves | Comedy review

Cardinal Burns at The Four Thieves

Cardinal Burns finish their latest tour at The Four Thieves in Battersea, performing a mixture of sketches old and new much to the delight of a devoted crowd. The sketch duo [read more]

Vernon God Little at The Space | Theatre review

Vernon God Little at The Space

Based on DBC Pierre’s highly successful debut novel, Vernon God Little was originally adapted for the Young Vic by Tanya Ronder in 2007. Having impressed both audiences [read more]

Buttery Brown Monk at Leicester Square Theatre | Comedy review

Buttery Brown Monk at Leicester Square Theatre

Buttery Brown Monk are a trio of sketch show comedians who had tonight’s sold-out crowd in stitches. Each member of the troupe brought something unique to the fold and were [read more]

Food & drinks

Shake Shack in Covent Garden | Restaurant review

Shake Shack in Covent Garden

Since it first opened its doors to the British public back in the summer of 2013, Shake Shack has had no trouble becoming accustomed to its Covent Garden setting. Brits and [read more]

The House of Peroni takes over Harvey Nichols’ terrace for spring

The House of Peroni takes over Harvey Nichols’ terrace for spring

Peroni Nastro Azzurro brings a taste of Italian life to Knightsbridge. For two months, the fifth floor terrace of luxury retailer Harvey Nichols, will be transformed into a [read more]

The Promenade at The Dorchester launches Chelsea Flower Show afternoon tea

The Promenade at The Dorchester launches Chelsea Flower Show afternoon tea

From Monday 18th to Sunday 24th May, in collaboration with Laurent-Perrier, the Promenade at the Dorchester will be offering a themed afternoon tea, drawn from this year’s [read more]

Music

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony | Album review

Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balcony

Catfish and the Bottlemen sound older than they are in more ways than one. Frontman Van McCann was named by his Van Morrison-adoring parents in honour of their hero; while [read more]

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Jessie J, George Ezra and James Bay to headline Somerset House Summer Series 2015

Set in one of London’s most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset House returns this year for 11 nights from 9th – 19th July 2015. London’s intimate live [read more]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday | Album review

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday

Standing on your own two feet after conquering the world in one of Britain’s most iconic bands is no mean feat, yet this is something that Noel Gallagher seems to have [read more]

Literature

A look at Gayle Forman’s latest novel I Was Here

A look at Gayle Forman’s latest novel I Was Here

I Was Here is the latest novel by New York Times bestseller Gayle Forman, set to be published on 29th January. Forman started out her career as a journalist for Seventeen [read more]

Five 21st century authors you should know about

Five 21st century authors you should know about

If you take a second to look around, you’ll notice that our world is united around one big idea: the story. We read them every day in social media posts; we hear them in [read more]

Four books that mysteriously haven’t been made into movies yet

Four books that mysteriously haven’t been made into movies yet

Many cinematic treasures started life as books. Directors wanting to relate the amazing things they imagined when reading a book to the big screen is not a new idea, but one [read more]

Beauty

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Top nail trends for S/S 2015

Nails have become the essential accessory to ensure your outfit is up to A-list standard. With the price of nail varnish being a lot less than a statement necklace, this is [read more]

Suki Waterhouse stars in new campaign for Burberry Kisses

Suki Waterhouse stars in new campaign for Burberry Kisses

British beauty Suki Waterhouse and her ever-advancing career with Burberry are once again hitting the spotlight – this time through the power of the pout with the [read more]

MAC Cosmetics collaborates with Bao Bao Wan

MAC Cosmetics collaborates with Bao Bao Wan

From celebrities such as Lorde and Rihanna to celebrated brands like Barbie and Hello Kitty, make-up super giant MAC is well known for its noteworthy collaborations.  Now [read more]

New York City

The delicious eighth annual Choice Eats

The delicious eighth annual Choice Eats

Food, booze, music and more food: the eighth annual Choice Eats tasting event hosted by The Village Voice managed to get close to 70 restaurants and bakeries from all [read more]

Ski Lodge at Pianos Bar | Live review

Ski Lodge at Pianos Bar

At first listen, Ski Lodge is a band that creates simple, light-hearted melodies that are both catchy and inviting. Yet beneath a placid exterior is a much more cerebral [read more]

Coffee and Tea Festival at the Brooklyn Expo Center | Event review

Coffee and Tea Festival at the Brooklyn Expo Center | Event review

For the tenth year of the Coffee & Tea Festival NYC, more than 60 vendors took over the Brooklyn Expo Center to showcase countless varieties of caffeinated beverages to [read more]

Cinema

BBC Films 25th anniversary: An interview with Christine Langan

BBC Films 25th anniversary: An interview with Christine Langan

Over the last couple of decades, British cinema has seen a massive increase in popularity, especially overseas. One of the institutions leading the way is the BBC. As BBC [read more]

The Water Diviner press conference with Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko

The Water Diviner press conference with Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko

Russell Crowe and leading lady Olga Kurylenko explain their beliefs about war, and discuss what drew them to their work on their new project, The Water Diviner. Russell, you [read more]

London’s best independent cinemas

London’s best independent cinemas

As concentration spans wither, more and more of us find it hard to sit through an entire film on our laptops without stopping to make tea, pop to the loo or reply to trivial [read more]

Fashion news

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

Re-launch of the cult 90s clothing brand Dready

After undergoing a creative refresh, the cult 90s clothing brand Dready is back with a re-launch of its products, with the help of Florence + the Machine’s Rob Ackroyd as [read more]

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Victoria Beckham: the latest lookbook

Branded “bizarre” and “creepy” by some critics, Victoria Beckham has sparked recent controversy with the latest campaign for her Victoria by Victoria Beckham [read more]

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

Emilio Pucci and Ladurée create stylish confectionary

French patisserie Ladurée has partnered up with Italian fashion mogul Emilio Pucci to create a box of the designer bakery’s iconic macaroons all in the name of food and [read more]

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