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Current affairs

NHS needs £2bn more next year to avert crisis says charity

A fortnight ahead of the chancellor’s autumn statement to the parliament, a briefing note published by the [read more]

Ferguson protests lead to rioting in California and Oakland

America has been gripped by a series of protests in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to prosecute the [read more]

Private schools to lose £700m tax breaks if they fail to help state schools

Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has warned private schools over a risk of losing £700m tax relief subsidy [read more]

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25 NOVEMBER 2014


Live music

Imelda May at the Shepherds Bush Empire

Having released four albums and enjoyed performances on Jools Holland, along with [read more]

Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways

If you’re ever unfortunate enough to meet someone who claims not to like the Foo [read more]

Pink Floyd – The Endless River

There was a weight of cultural importance poised ready to engulf what is sure to be Pink [read more]

Christina Perri at Koko

Koko is packed – like, London-Underground-at-rush-hour packed – and the crowd [read more]

Moon Gangs and Cheatahs at The Lexington

The Lexington has quickly become a staple on the London music scene, showcasing bands [read more]

Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Despite no new material, having broken up in 1998, indie-punk duo Carter USM have had [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

Simone Rocha X J Brand: collaboration of colour

Since her much applauded spring/summer 2015 collection showcased at London Fashion Week, [read more]

Festive knits for Christmas Jumper Day

The days of Christmas jumper shame are long gone: no longer are we obliged to have an [read more]

The return of the knee high boot

London is, and has been for the past couple of years, a city which suffers with an [read more]

Rihanna launches ROGUE MAN fragrance

You can’t deny that perfumes make wonderful, unique gifts. And pop sensation Rihanna [read more]

Harvey Nichols request injunction against anti-fur protestors

Renamed “Heartless Harvey Nichols” by outraged anti-fur protesters, the luxury [read more]

Top 10 fashion people to follow on Instagram

For the fashion-obsessed folk among us, searching for style inspiration has become one of [read more]


Art

Gerhard Richter: Selected Works at the Marian Goodman Gallery

With its blinding white walls, columns and ceilings, naked of the dust and smudges that colour more weather-worn galleries, Marian Goodman’s new London space is cold and [read more]

Cécile B Evans: Hyperlinks at Seventeen

Hyperlinks is an audacious new exhibition by award-winning Belgian-American artist Cécile B Evans at Seventeen gallery. The full title of the exhibition – Hyperlinks, or [read more]

The Institute of Sexology at the Wellcome Collection

The past was not always as sexually repressed as people believe, something visitors to The Institute of Sexology at the Wellcome Collection are brought to realise. As [read more]

Theatre

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown launch with Tamsin Greig at the ICA

Women are moving centre stage at the Playhouse Theatre as Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown previews in London’s West End from 16th December. David Yazbek and [read more]

Sheltered at the Tabard

Sheltered by Greg A Smith is a seriously funny, intense piece of art. Set in today’s west London, we meet a typical middle class family with a dark and underlying [read more]

Hoke’s Bluff at Shoreditch Town Hall

Ever noticed how similar sports movies are, even the ones “based on a true story”? Devised by Action Hero (Gemma Paintin & James Stenhouse), Hoke’s Bluff [read more]

Food & drinks

Taste of London Winter: the capital’s food festival is back with festive treats

Can you hear it? The faint ringing of sleigh bells, the soon-to-be-regretted booking of office parties and the smug chatter of those who have already secured their gifts, [read more]

Alexis Gabriel inspires with Le Parfait preserves masterclass at Made in Hackney

Hidden beneath a health food shop, Made in Hackney has been helping to bring the joy of cooking to local residents since 2011. This clever little community kitchen makes the [read more]

Canvas in Chelsea

Drawing heavy inspiration from molecular gastronomy and nouvelle cuisine, Canvas attempts to amuse, challenge and delight diners in equal measure through its unique serving [read more]

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Music

TV on the Radio – Seeds

On previous albums, TV on the Radio were so far ahead of the curve it was ridiculous. The breadth and depth of the material on albums like Return to Cookie Mountain and Dear [read more]

Röyksopp – The Inevitable End

Whether you know their name or not, there is a high probability that your ears have been exposed to an abundance of Röyksopp’s creations, from video games and [read more]

Jack White at the O2 Arena

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Jack White would use a show on the biggest stage in London as a great opportunity to exclusively plug his second solo album, the [read more]

Books

The Temporary Bride by Jennifer Klinec

The Temporary Bride is a work born of a colliding of cultures, a life of food and adventure. Densely atmospheric from the beginning, Jennifer Klinec charts her early life, [read more]

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]

Beauty

Rihanna launches ROGUE MAN fragrance

You can’t deny that perfumes make wonderful, unique gifts. And pop sensation Rihanna agrees. So much so that the We Found Love singer, has even launched a new fragrance of [read more]

Demi Lovato launches skincare range Devonne

Demi Lovato has always been an advocate of looking after yourself both on the inside and the outside, and now she is here to help you “express your best, most beautiful [read more]

Autumnal nail polishes worth falling for

Autumn is officially here and whilst we all say a sad farewell to iced lattes, beach days and BBQs, it is time to embrace the new season and its rich, glamorous colours, and [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

Get on Up screening with Heineken Star Access

Trying to compress the turbulent and triumphant life of James Brown, the self-styled “hardest working man in show-business”, is something of a challenge for any [read more]

Interviews with Interstellar stars Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine

In advance of the release of Christopher Nolan’s latest offering Interstellar, here are the interviews with Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine who [read more]

Interviews with Interstellar actor Matthew McConaughey and director Christopher Nolan

Interstellar is the latest film from director Christopher Nolan – well known from his work on Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy. It is one of the most anticipated [read more]

Fashion news

Simone Rocha X J Brand: collaboration of colour

Since her much applauded spring/summer 2015 collection showcased at London Fashion Week, Simone Rocha has taken a step away from the elegantly dark designs that she has [read more]

Festive knits for Christmas Jumper Day

The days of Christmas jumper shame are long gone: no longer are we obliged to have an awkward photo taken on Christmas Day wearing Granny’s latest offering. Christmas [read more]

Harvey Nichols request injunction against anti-fur protestors

Renamed “Heartless Harvey Nichols” by outraged anti-fur protesters, the luxury department store is seeking an injunction from the High Court of England and Wales, to [read more]

Sport & Tech

How to squeeze the value of out of online bingo

How to squeeze the value of out of online bingo

Bingo is a game that has been around for a long time now; the games that are played in bingo halls up and down the nation aren’t too much different from those played when bingo was originally patented in the US back in the 1930s, and other versions of the game had been [read more]

The definitive skiing etiquette for your winter holidays

The definitive skiing etiquette for your winter holidays

We are fast approaching the coldest season of the year, and our thoughts immediately turn to three things: scenes of blue [read more]

Top three mobile phones out there right now

Top three mobile phones out there right now

These days, mobile phones are our dependable personal assistants that we can slip into trouser pockets (although we still [read more]

The top three football auto biographies: telling it like it is

The top three football auto biographies: telling it like it is

Football is full of controversial and emotive characters, from those who were considered to be the worlds’ greatest [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 […]

Art

Gerhard Richter: Selected Works at the Marian Goodman Gallery

With its blinding white walls, columns and ceilings, naked of the dust and smudges that colour more weather-worn galleries, Marian Goodman’s new London space is cold and [read more]

Cécile B Evans: Hyperlinks at Seventeen

Hyperlinks is an audacious new exhibition by award-winning Belgian-American artist Cécile B Evans at Seventeen gallery. The full title of the exhibition – Hyperlinks, or [read more]

The Institute of Sexology at the Wellcome Collection

The past was not always as sexually repressed as people believe, something visitors to The Institute of Sexology at the Wellcome Collection are brought to realise. As [read more]

Theatre

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown launch with Tamsin Greig at the ICA

Women are moving centre stage at the Playhouse Theatre as Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown previews in London’s West End from 16th December. David Yazbek and [read more]

Sheltered at the Tabard

Sheltered by Greg A Smith is a seriously funny, intense piece of art. Set in today’s west London, we meet a typical middle class family with a dark and underlying [read more]

Hoke’s Bluff at Shoreditch Town Hall

Ever noticed how similar sports movies are, even the ones “based on a true story”? Devised by Action Hero (Gemma Paintin & James Stenhouse), Hoke’s Bluff [read more]

Food & drinks

Taste of London Winter: the capital’s food festival is back with festive treats

Can you hear it? The faint ringing of sleigh bells, the soon-to-be-regretted booking of office parties and the smug chatter of those who have already secured their gifts, [read more]

Alexis Gabriel inspires with Le Parfait preserves masterclass at Made in Hackney

Hidden beneath a health food shop, Made in Hackney has been helping to bring the joy of cooking to local residents since 2011. This clever little community kitchen makes the [read more]

Canvas in Chelsea

Drawing heavy inspiration from molecular gastronomy and nouvelle cuisine, Canvas attempts to amuse, challenge and delight diners in equal measure through its unique serving [read more]

Music

TV on the Radio – Seeds

On previous albums, TV on the Radio were so far ahead of the curve it was ridiculous. The breadth and depth of the material on albums like Return to Cookie Mountain and Dear [read more]

Röyksopp – The Inevitable End

Whether you know their name or not, there is a high probability that your ears have been exposed to an abundance of Röyksopp’s creations, from video games and [read more]

Jack White at the O2 Arena

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Jack White would use a show on the biggest stage in London as a great opportunity to exclusively plug his second solo album, the [read more]

Books

The Temporary Bride by Jennifer Klinec

The Temporary Bride is a work born of a colliding of cultures, a life of food and adventure. Densely atmospheric from the beginning, Jennifer Klinec charts her early life, [read more]

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]

Beauty

Rihanna launches ROGUE MAN fragrance

You can’t deny that perfumes make wonderful, unique gifts. And pop sensation Rihanna agrees. So much so that the We Found Love singer, has even launched a new fragrance of [read more]

Demi Lovato launches skincare range Devonne

Demi Lovato has always been an advocate of looking after yourself both on the inside and the outside, and now she is here to help you “express your best, most beautiful [read more]

Autumnal nail polishes worth falling for

Autumn is officially here and whilst we all say a sad farewell to iced lattes, beach days and BBQs, it is time to embrace the new season and its rich, glamorous colours, and [read more]

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

Get on Up screening with Heineken Star Access

Trying to compress the turbulent and triumphant life of James Brown, the self-styled “hardest working man in show-business”, is something of a challenge for any [read more]

Interviews with Interstellar stars Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine

In advance of the release of Christopher Nolan’s latest offering Interstellar, here are the interviews with Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine who [read more]

Interviews with Interstellar actor Matthew McConaughey and director Christopher Nolan

Interstellar is the latest film from director Christopher Nolan – well known from his work on Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy. It is one of the most anticipated [read more]

Fashion news

Simone Rocha X J Brand: collaboration of colour

Since her much applauded spring/summer 2015 collection showcased at London Fashion Week, Simone Rocha has taken a step away from the elegantly dark designs that she has [read more]

Festive knits for Christmas Jumper Day

The days of Christmas jumper shame are long gone: no longer are we obliged to have an awkward photo taken on Christmas Day wearing Granny’s latest offering. Christmas [read more]

Harvey Nichols request injunction against anti-fur protestors

Renamed “Heartless Harvey Nichols” by outraged anti-fur protesters, the luxury department store is seeking an injunction from the High Court of England and Wales, to [read more]

Sport & Tech

How to squeeze the value of out of online bingo

Bingo is a game that has been around for a long time now; the games that are played in bingo halls up and down the nation aren’t too much different [read more]

The definitive skiing etiquette for your winter holidays

We are fast approaching the coldest season of the year, and our thoughts immediately turn to three things: scenes of blue skies, snowy mountains and [read more]

Top three mobile phones out there right now

These days, mobile phones are our dependable personal assistants that we can slip into trouser pockets (although we still have to get the morning [read more]