Students’ trip to Auschwitz


Hundreds of students from across west London joined charity the Holocaust Education Trust last week on a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz. Among them were youngsters from Kensington and Chelsea and their MP, Sir Malcolm Rifkind. As a journalist, it can be easy to become desensitised, but I’m not sure anything could have […]

Christian Louboutin Exhibition


From 1st May to 9th July, the Design Museum will exhibit the work of iconic French shoe designer Christian Louboutin. Examine the evolution of the French designer’s famous red-soled shoes from the launch of his label in 1991. The display celebrates an impressive career in high fashion shoe design, showcasing twenty years of designs and inspiration. […]

Muslim students condemn ‘divisive and irresponsible’ university alcohol ban


Muslim students at a university which proposed to ban the sale of alcohol from parts of campus on their behalf are claiming the decision is “divisive”, “irresponsible” and based on a “gross generalisation”. Earlier this month, he said: “There are students who do come from a tradition that stays alcohol is evil and they need […]

London Mayoral Election 2012


The 2012 London mayoral election will be held on Thursday 3 May 2012 to elect the Mayor of London. It will be the fourth election since the office of Mayor of London was created in 2000. Who will you be voting for?

British Soap Awards 2012


Their legs had been hidden away beneath long gowns at the soap awards themselves. So when it came to the after party, Corrie actresses Michelle Keegan, 24, and Brooke Vincent, 19, made sure their hemlines were hitched cabove their slender knees. The pair had managed to battle through the Great British weather and into London’s […]

First Night: Sundance London Film Festival, O2 Arena


  Even Rufus Wainwright couldn’t help quipping at the inaugural Sundance London, “We could be in Utah: the weather is so sh*t.” The Sundance uniform of snow boots, skinny jeans and fur coats may have been replaced by anoraks but the festival’s ability to attract stars both on-screen and in the audience was not diminished. […]

Missiles put on London rooftop to guard Olympics

Apartments facing the Olympic Park are seen in Bow Quarter in east London

(Reuters) – Britain’s military has told residents of an upscale apartment development near the Olympic Park in east London it is installing a missile battery on top of a tower within their housing complex to defend the 2012 Games this summer. The site is one of a number around the capital the army is considering […]


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