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By Sarah Remsky On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Opinion: Why the Bishopsgate Goodsyard scheme needs changing

An aerial view of the proposals for the Bishopsgate Goodsyard, with the city’s current skyline in the background Local businessmen, hipsters, yuppies and artists: these are the people that belong to Shoreditch. More...

By Sarah Remsky On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Opinion: The careless capital

Is London  Europe’s capital of loneliness? As a new survey focuses on how many Britons around the country live in isolation,  Sarah Remsky argues it’s time for our city in particular to change its ways  More...

Brits will spend almost £2 billion this Valentine's Day
By Sarah Remsky On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Opinion: Why I don’t need Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us once again, but Sarah Remsky explains why it’s not for her  More...

By Sarah Remsky On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Opinion: New Era estate tenants need someone else than Russell Brand

The possible eviction of 93 families from Hoxton’s New Era estate is the height of London’s housing dilemma. Someone has to save these people from homelessness before it is too late. And it is not Russell Brand  More...

By Sarah Remsky On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Opinion: May is right to ban hate preachers from universities

It is one thing to practise a religion, but quite another to despise everyone who does not agree. On Monday, extremist preacher Imran ibn Mansur, known for his homophobic attitudes, was banned from speaking at an More...

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By Sarah Remsky On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Opinion: Why I couldn’t wear a poppy

Remembrance Day is a yearly fixture in British life, but not everyone living in the UK takes it for granted. One German student in London mulls it over and decides that poppies are not for her Over 40 million More...

By Sarah Remsky On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Opinion: Increasing the London living wage will not do the trick

The capital is now the most expensive city on the planet   It is no secret that London is one of the most beautiful cities in the world; but it is also the most expensive. Supported by the strong pound and More...

By Sarah Remsky On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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One street, many faces: people of Brick Lane

Banglatown, a vintage hotspot, a graffiti-painted street, a creative hub for artists and the face of the tough East End: this is Brick Lane, defined by the people who live and work there  More...

By Sarah Remsky On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Kurz&Lang: Why bratwurst is more than just a sausage

St John Street is home to bratwurst shop Kurz&Lang, founded by Berlin-born Valentin von Amsberg. We paid a visit, as part of our St John Street At Work series  More...

Chris Millington loves the library's flair
By Sarah Remsky On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Finsbury Library: Borrowing books 21st century style

For our St John Street At Work series we visit Finsbury Library, which houses more than 40,000 items, from books to DVDs. We talked to its enthusiastic manager, Chris Millington, about the importance of libraries More...