Highlights

Britain To Close Its Borders To Unskilled Workers – Would You Get Enough Points?
Posted in: Editorial, Highlights, People, Videos

The new immigration system which is based on points has come under examination and scrutiny since its announcement, with much stricter rules for those who apply for visas and essentially eliminating entry to unskilled workers. Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, has pushed for this new system before in Brexit debates, but has admitted it meant […]

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Features

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High-Octane Fun and Games Online
Posted in: Features

With the current lockdown, it’s easier than ever to entertain yourself from the comfort of your sofa using laptops, tablets and phones. We bring to you the best and latest games and activities online that will challenge, entertain and enthral in equal measure. Some of the games and sectors have been around for decades, but […]

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Reviews

The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN, Immersive theatre
The Great Gatsby [Theatre Review]
Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

For those who know little about great American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, his novels are set in Prohibition-era US with all the flamboyance of the Roaring Twenties. The Great Gatsby depicts the wealth, excess and dazzling society parties hosted by his lead character millionaire Jay Gatsby. This immersive theatre and dining experience starts with a […]

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Places

  • Freddie Mercury
    Freddie Mercury Plaque
    Posted in: Highlights, People, Places

    Flamboyant Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara) has been honoured with an English Heritage blue plaque on the walls of his childhood home in Feltham, West London. Band member Brian May and Mercury’s sister Kashmira Cooke addressed the media outside at 22 Gladstone Avenue sharing memories of his early years and beyond, when […]

  • Theatreland
    London Comes Alive as All Night Tube Service Begins
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    Night clubs have been losing business at a rapid rate, with a 50% increase in closures since 2008 but tonight’s introduction of all night Tube services may reverse the trend. Despite contention over how the stations would be manned and whether staff would receive equitable pay increases, the Central and Victoria lines will be the […]

  • First Traffic Lights London
    August 3rd: The First Traffic Lights in London
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    The first electric traffic lights to be introduced in Britain were erected in London on this date August 3rd in 1926 whilst August 5th is the centenary of the first such lights anywhere in the world. We take for granted these safety signallers and their red, green and amber  commands but with our capital city now […]

  • Theatreland
    Theatreland
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    Ever wondered why London’s West End is known as Theatreland? This ‘theatrical’ photo series by Eddie Saint-Jean tells you exactly why!

  • The Queen of 9 days - Lady Jane Grey
    July 19th: The Nine Days Queen & The Tower of London
    Posted in: Highlights, People, Places

    So what does the average 15 year old girl get up to? It’s the age at which they have their first kiss with 77% saying they remember it as clear as the day it happened. Also according to a Daily Mail survey parents claim they are more concerned with boyfriends and make-up than school work. […]

  • Dum Dum Doughnut Bar, Shoreditch
    A Doughnut Bar
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Food & Dining, Highlights, Photos, Places

    Looking for a cool hang out this summer but had your fill of clubs and booze? Got a sweet tooth? Well your first destination should be cool n’ trendy Shoreditch where you will be a little spoilt for choice for ‘hang-out’ credibility. Although Dum Dum Doughnuts at the ever-so-hip Box Park fits the bill. It’s […]

  • Brick Lane Graffiti
    London’s Hottest Graffiti
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    So where is the hottest graffiti in the capital? Quite simply in London’s East End! Brick Lane is best known for the colourful visuals found along the side walls of many Indian restaurants with more artwork crawling up the backstreets. Also in Bethnal Green you’ll find Hackney Road has become an important hub for street […]

  • The Horse Hospital
    A Horsey Art Centre
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    A weird name for a London arts venue and a hub for even weirder creative ideas – the type that are more likely to be rejected by traditional exhibition spaces – but the Horse Hospital has a ‘stable’ enough footing amongst the capital’s artistic community (if you forgive the pun). This Bloomsbury venue holds book […]

  • London Film Studios Academy
    London Film Studios Launch
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    London Film Studios Academy CEO Shantelle Rochester-Henry (centre of photo) headed the organisation’s launch at Stratford Circus Arts Centre on Thursday 30th June. Also in attendance was Nick Moran, star of Guy Ritchie’s East End gangster movie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (right of photo). With Moran also promoting his latest movie London Heist, the […]

  • Tower Bridge London
    Last Day of June: Tower Bridge Anniversary
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    The Prince of Wales officially opened Tower Bridge on June 30th 1864, 122 years ago on this very date. This photo series by Eddie Saint-Jean commemorates the event where the bridge was raised to allow the first ships through its bascules and along the Thames.