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How is the West handling Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

How is the West handling Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

Since Iran’s nuclear programme was exposed in 2002, Western powers have expressed grave concerns over the [read more]

Pegida’s first UK march: frightening consequences for British unity?

Pegida’s first UK march: frightening consequences for British unity?

The Germany-based, right-wing group Pegida (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamification of the West) held its first [read more]

Putin’s reign of terror: the Kremlin’s bid to kill the opposition

Putin’s reign of terror: the Kremlin’s bid to kill the opposition

On the day of the anti-government march that he was due to lead, all eyes remain on Russia following the killing of [read more]

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25 NOVEMBER 2014

Live music

Josef Salvat at Oslo Hackney

Probably best known for his cover of Diamonds by Rihanna, Australian [read more]

Benjamin Booker at Village Underground

The beauty of Benjamin Booker lies in contrast. The torrid, explosive noise with which [read more]

Andrew McMahon at Islington Assembly Hall 

Andrew McMahon strides on stage and holds up a sign to rapturous cheers from the [read more]

King Charles at The Forum

King Charles hasn’t released any music since 2012. From the size of the crowd at [read more]

The Levellers at Union Chapel

In Islington’s biblical Union Chapel, The Levellers’ fans made a pilgrimage for [read more]

Jape at Electrowerkz

Last, Irish electronic four-piece Jape played a knock-out show in the minimalist [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

The designers dressing Hollywood

With this year’s awards season in full flow, it’s time to look at the big names that [read more]

Karl Lagerfeld announces kidswear collection

Fashion’s most iconic and influential designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has revealed his plans [read more]

New fashion app: I Style Myself

Fashion and technology have been having a loving, harmonious relationship for a while [read more]

Disney reveals Cinderella-inspired designer shoe collaboration

Disney’s latest collaboration with nine of the world’s best shoe designers will give [read more]

No7 launch brow kit and brow pencils

With cosmetic trends shifting focus on the need for luscious brows, Boots’ brand, No7 [read more]

Think pink for spring 2015

With April fast approaching, spring is well and truly in our sights. For all you beauty [read more]


Art

Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery

Impressionism is no longer considered a controversial art movement, but in the 1870s it was universally disparaged and mocked. Paul Durand-Ruel was an art dealer who risked [read more]

William Cobbing: The Duddo Field Club Audit at Tintype Gallery

Renowned artist William Cobbing’s latest exhibition The Duddo Field Club Audit is a proud display of his talent for sculpture work and accompanying visual performance that [read more]

An Abiding Standard: The Prints of Stanley Anderson at the Royal Academy of Arts

Stanley Anderson dedicated his artistic life to creating etches, engravings and drawings of immense detail and skill. An Abiding Standard exhibits some of his most well-known [read more]

Theatre

The Honey Man at The Albany

An ageing, solitary West Indian beekeeper finds his peace disrupted when a frustrated, wealthy teenager enters his seemingly abandoned cabin to smoke a furtive spliff. This [read more]

Flamenco Festival London: Compañía Manuel Liñán’s Nómada

Manuel Liñán is a multi award-winning and respected dancer: Nómada is his fourth offering as director and choreographer. Liñán uses simplicity as a base for his [read more]

Flamenco Festival London: Ballet Nacional de España – Grito and Suite Sevilla

Director Antonio Najarro is an accomplished dancer, whose professional career began at the age of 15. He has always displayed exceptional creativity and was drawn to [read more]

Food & drinks

Bunnychow in Soho

After starting life as a pop-up, Bunnychow has had a heavy South African revamp and now fits seamlessly into the abundance of eateries in Soho. If you had no idea that a [read more]

El Patron in Putney launches with Mexican-inspired cocktails

In keeping with the tradition of a bar launch, El Patron’s bar staff are both beautiful and speedy. Most people expect to queue at a bar making cocktails this good, [read more]

Street food: the exponential growth of London’s scene

The street-food scene in London has expanded in an exponential way to facilitate access to a wealth of varied culinary delights.  With the emergence of the Street Food [read more]

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Music

Justin Townes Earle – Absent Fathers

Justin Townes Earle was born in Nashville, Tennessee, raised on a strict diet of country music. While the genre may not appeal to everyone outside the region, for Earle it [read more]

The Charlatans – Modern Nature

To be a flourishing indie band, you need to acquire three core virtues: a first-rate frontman, inventive ideas and a colossal amount of motivation. Fortunately, The [read more]

The Unthanks – Mount the Air

The Unthanks (formerly Rachel Unthank and the Winterset) are a traditional folk group who specialise in the music of their native Northumbria. The band is comprised of [read more]

Literature

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

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

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

No7 launch brow kit and brow pencils

With cosmetic trends shifting focus on the need for luscious brows, Boots’ brand, No7 have set their sights on the release of their first eyebrow kit (£12.95) and wax [read more]

Think pink for spring 2015

With April fast approaching, spring is well and truly in our sights. For all you beauty babes out there this means updating your make-up bag with the new season’s focal [read more]

Nails Inc continues to expand Nail Kales

Nails Inc adds to their Nail Kale selection as the superfood nail range continues to grow in both range and success. Launched 15 years ago in Britain, Nails Inc is run by [read more]

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New York City

powerHouse Portfolio Review at powerHouse Arena

It’s back! Returning for an 11th year, the powerHouse Portfolio Review took place this past weekend and they launched their new decade with a review panel packed with [read more]

The Soul Rebels at Brooklyn Bowl

It’s easy to see why the New Orleans-based Soul Rebels would be an obvious choice to headline an annual three-night residency at Brooklyn Bowl – the popular Williamsburg [read more]

Avenue Q at New World Stages

They may not have legs, but these foul-mouthed puppets dominate the stage, along with the actors who play them. The puppets of Avenue Q, the Sesame Street-style musical for [read more]

Cinema

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]

Oscars 2015: A complete overview of the 87th Academy Awards

Roll out the red carpet, it’s awards season again. It’s that wonderful time of year, full of bickering about little things like who looked better than who, and [read more]

Hinterland: An interview with actor and director Harry Macqueen

Hinterland is a picturesque, emotive debut from young British actor and filmmaker Harry Macqueen. Its undertones of a post-recession fallout will resonate with young [read more]

Fashion news

Karl Lagerfeld announces kidswear collection

Fashion’s most iconic and influential designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has revealed his plans to unveil a childrenswear collection, set to launch in spring 2016 and function under [read more]

New fashion app: I Style Myself

Fashion and technology have been having a loving, harmonious relationship for a while now, and new fashion app I Style Myself thinks it has what it takes to add to the [read more]

Disney reveals Cinderella-inspired designer shoe collaboration

Disney’s latest collaboration with nine of the world’s best shoe designers will give every girl the chance to have her own Cinderella moment. To mark the release of the [read more]

Tech & Sport

How online gaming has an effect on British culture

How online gaming has an effect on British culture

British video-gaming culture really began with the introduction of home-gaming consoles and arcade video games in the 70s and 80s. Gaming was originally considered in a predominantly negative light; gamers were considered reclusive individuals who lacked the necessary [read more]

Grand National at Aintree

Grand National at Aintree

We’re just a few weeks away now from the first big sports fashion event of the year, the Grand National at Aintree on [read more]

Important equestrian dressage competition and events in the 2015 calendar

Important equestrian dressage competition and events in the 2015 calendar

The equestrian dressage competition is one among the few events that everyone will mark off on their calendars so as to [read more]

Four ways to spend your Friday night in

Four ways to spend your Friday night in

Watch some all-time classic movies Get yourself signed into Netflix and settle in for a movie marathon that’ll last well [read more]

Feature of the week

    Unusual ways to make money: thinking outside of the box

    Have you ever wondered how you could earn a fortune by going against the grain? Although climbing the corporate ladder or inventing a life-changing product are common ways to get on the world’s rich list, there’s also a lot of money in areas of life you […]

Live music

Josef Salvat at Oslo Hackney

Probably best known for his cover of Diamonds by Rihanna, Australian [read more]

Benjamin Booker at Village Underground

The beauty of Benjamin Booker lies in contrast. The torrid, explosive noise with which [read more]

Andrew McMahon at Islington Assembly Hall 

Andrew McMahon strides on stage and holds up a sign to rapturous cheers from the [read more]

King Charles at The Forum

King Charles hasn’t released any music since 2012. From the size of the crowd at [read more]

The Levellers at Union Chapel

In Islington’s biblical Union Chapel, The Levellers’ fans made a pilgrimage for [read more]

Jape at Electrowerkz

Last, Irish electronic four-piece Jape played a knock-out show in the minimalist [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

The designers dressing Hollywood

With this year’s awards season in full flow, it’s time to look at the big names that [read more]

Karl Lagerfeld announces kidswear collection

Fashion’s most iconic and influential designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has revealed his plans [read more]

New fashion app: I Style Myself

Fashion and technology have been having a loving, harmonious relationship for a while [read more]

Disney reveals Cinderella-inspired designer shoe collaboration

Disney’s latest collaboration with nine of the world’s best shoe designers will give [read more]

No7 launch brow kit and brow pencils

With cosmetic trends shifting focus on the need for luscious brows, Boots’ brand, No7 [read more]

Think pink for spring 2015

With April fast approaching, spring is well and truly in our sights. For all you beauty [read more]

Art

Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery

Impressionism is no longer considered a controversial art movement, but in the 1870s it was universally disparaged and mocked. Paul Durand-Ruel was an art dealer who risked [read more]

William Cobbing: The Duddo Field Club Audit at Tintype Gallery

Renowned artist William Cobbing’s latest exhibition The Duddo Field Club Audit is a proud display of his talent for sculpture work and accompanying visual performance that [read more]

An Abiding Standard: The Prints of Stanley Anderson at the Royal Academy of Arts

Stanley Anderson dedicated his artistic life to creating etches, engravings and drawings of immense detail and skill. An Abiding Standard exhibits some of his most well-known [read more]

Theatre

The Honey Man at The Albany

An ageing, solitary West Indian beekeeper finds his peace disrupted when a frustrated, wealthy teenager enters his seemingly abandoned cabin to smoke a furtive spliff. This [read more]

Flamenco Festival London: Compañía Manuel Liñán’s Nómada

Manuel Liñán is a multi award-winning and respected dancer: Nómada is his fourth offering as director and choreographer. Liñán uses simplicity as a base for his [read more]

Flamenco Festival London: Ballet Nacional de España – Grito and Suite Sevilla

Director Antonio Najarro is an accomplished dancer, whose professional career began at the age of 15. He has always displayed exceptional creativity and was drawn to [read more]

Food & drinks

Bunnychow in Soho

After starting life as a pop-up, Bunnychow has had a heavy South African revamp and now fits seamlessly into the abundance of eateries in Soho. If you had no idea that a [read more]

El Patron in Putney launches with Mexican-inspired cocktails

In keeping with the tradition of a bar launch, El Patron’s bar staff are both beautiful and speedy. Most people expect to queue at a bar making cocktails this good, [read more]

Street food: the exponential growth of London’s scene

The street-food scene in London has expanded in an exponential way to facilitate access to a wealth of varied culinary delights.  With the emergence of the Street Food [read more]

Music

Justin Townes Earle – Absent Fathers

Justin Townes Earle was born in Nashville, Tennessee, raised on a strict diet of country music. While the genre may not appeal to everyone outside the region, for Earle it [read more]

The Charlatans – Modern Nature

To be a flourishing indie band, you need to acquire three core virtues: a first-rate frontman, inventive ideas and a colossal amount of motivation. Fortunately, The [read more]

The Unthanks – Mount the Air

The Unthanks (formerly Rachel Unthank and the Winterset) are a traditional folk group who specialise in the music of their native Northumbria. The band is comprised of [read more]

Literature

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

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

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

No7 launch brow kit and brow pencils

With cosmetic trends shifting focus on the need for luscious brows, Boots’ brand, No7 have set their sights on the release of their first eyebrow kit (£12.95) and wax [read more]

Think pink for spring 2015

With April fast approaching, spring is well and truly in our sights. For all you beauty babes out there this means updating your make-up bag with the new season’s focal [read more]

Nails Inc continues to expand Nail Kales

Nails Inc adds to their Nail Kale selection as the superfood nail range continues to grow in both range and success. Launched 15 years ago in Britain, Nails Inc is run by [read more]

New York City

powerHouse Portfolio Review at powerHouse Arena

It’s back! Returning for an 11th year, the powerHouse Portfolio Review took place this past weekend and they launched their new decade with a review panel packed with [read more]

The Soul Rebels at Brooklyn Bowl

It’s easy to see why the New Orleans-based Soul Rebels would be an obvious choice to headline an annual three-night residency at Brooklyn Bowl – the popular Williamsburg [read more]

Avenue Q at New World Stages

They may not have legs, but these foul-mouthed puppets dominate the stage, along with the actors who play them. The puppets of Avenue Q, the Sesame Street-style musical for [read more]

Cinema

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]

Oscars 2015: A complete overview of the 87th Academy Awards

Roll out the red carpet, it’s awards season again. It’s that wonderful time of year, full of bickering about little things like who looked better than who, and [read more]

Hinterland: An interview with actor and director Harry Macqueen

Hinterland is a picturesque, emotive debut from young British actor and filmmaker Harry Macqueen. Its undertones of a post-recession fallout will resonate with young [read more]

Fashion news

Karl Lagerfeld announces kidswear collection

Fashion’s most iconic and influential designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has revealed his plans to unveil a childrenswear collection, set to launch in spring 2016 and function under [read more]

New fashion app: I Style Myself

Fashion and technology have been having a loving, harmonious relationship for a while now, and new fashion app I Style Myself thinks it has what it takes to add to the [read more]

Disney reveals Cinderella-inspired designer shoe collaboration

Disney’s latest collaboration with nine of the world’s best shoe designers will give every girl the chance to have her own Cinderella moment. To mark the release of the [read more]

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