read the news // live the culture
The Upcoming | Read the news // Live the culture
Thursday 27th November 2014
Menu

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 [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 skies, snowy mountains and strapping on our skis. There’s little that’s more fun than flying down a [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 have to get the morning coffees ourselves). Gone are the days of trying to beat the top score on Snake; it’s now [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 players to others who became living legends for all of the wrong reasons. Regardless of how a player or manager has made [read more]

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 [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 favourite movies onto a laptop or tablet for a subscription fee. Some commentators warn that internet downloads could do [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. The story tells the tale of a group of different people who are desperate to win one of those bizarre Great Depression [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 any other country. There’s a certain flavour around these events which is uniquely British, so if you’re planning [read more]

Setting up your own home cinema

Setting up your own home cinema

It has never been more affordable or easier to set up your own cinema at home. Whether you’re unwinding in front of a favourite movie with the family after a long week, watching the big game or reliving some great memories with a home [read more]

Paris… autumn… the Arc?

Paris… autumn… the Arc?

An early autumnal trip to “gay” Paris for Europe’s most valuable horse race – the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – is a must for many UK racing fans. If you’ve never given it a try – then maybe this should be the year you do? [read more]

 Page 1 of 4  1  2  3  4 »

latest articles

The Ordinary Boys at XOYO | Live review
The Ordinary Boys at XOYO

Most people will remember indie rock band The Ordinary Boys for one of two reasons: their 2006 top ten single Boys [read more]

Looking and feeling good at work
Looking and feeling good at work

Emulating well-dressed celebrities like Olivia Pope, Kate Middleton or Michelle Obama, can create a sense of style and [read more]

Elyar Fox at The Borderline | Live review
Elyar Fox at The Borderline

To descend the stairs of The Borderline to a performance by Elyar Fox is to enter the world of a teen pop sensation. [read more]

Paloma Faith at Hammersmith Apollo | Live review
Paloma Faith at Hammersmith Apollo

A repackaged version of Paloma Faith’s most recent album A Perfect Contradiction: Outsider’s Edition came [read more]

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

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

Archives