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By Tom Buxton On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Editorial: A Brief Note on the Westminster Attacks

In the wake of the terrorist incident which left five dead and over 40 injured in Westminster this week, St John Street News editor Tom Buxton offers his perspective on these tragic events and how the city of More...

By Tom Buxton On Monday, November 7th, 2016

London Goes Stateside – How to Watch the US Presidential Election Live

Ahead of Judgement Day on November 8, St John Street News editor Tom Buxton reveals how to catch all of the action without booking the next flight to the USA… Image Credit: Fox 2 It has all come down to this. 112 More...

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By Tom Buxton On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Review: ‘London in Video Games’ at the Museum of London

Image Source: Games Wiki As the Museum of London moves from 150 London Wall to West Smithfield on June 16th, Tom Buxton delivers his verdict on one of the final displays to grace the venue’s Show Space… If More...

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By Tom Buxton On Friday, May 6th, 2016

London Mayoral Election: Boris’ Manifesto, Four Years On (Part 2)

Image Credit: The Telegraph With just a few hours remaining until the new Mayor of London’s identity is revealed, Tom Buxton concludes his two-part investigation into how Boris Johnson’s tenure affected More...

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By Tom Buxton On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

London Mayoral Election: Boris’ Manifesto, Four Years On (Part 1)

Image Credit: New Statesman Tom Buxton investigates whether London’s ex-mayor fulfilled his electoral pledges and how his actions affected Islington… Few documents enable the public to hold their leaders to More...

By Tom Buxton On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Review: ‘What’s in a Name’ at Museum of London

Image Credit: Museum of London Hot on the heels of recent celebratory events timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, Tom Buxton visits the Museum of London’s new Shakespeare-themed More...

By Tom Buxton On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Islington and Hackney’s Top 6 Christmas Light Displays

Text by Tom Buxton, Images by Valerie Browne It’s that time of year again – the advent calendars are out, the tinsel’s already been draped across every available wall, John Lewis have released More...

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By Tom Buxton On Friday, November 27th, 2015

Opinion – ASDA’s Black Friday U-Turn should get the green light elsewhere

Image Credit: The Times “Cry ‘Havoc’, and let slip the dogs of war…” There are those who say that the words of William Shakespeare still very much resonate with today’s society, More...

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By Tom Buxton On Friday, November 20th, 2015

Opinion: Why ‘Suffragette’ Proves Period Comedies Need A Revival

A screenshot from Suffragette which perfectly summarizes our thoughts on being dragged to see another soulless period drama. (Image Credit: The Telegraph) Back in 2010, a heartwarming British comedy called Made More...

Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes and Jude Law as his assistant Watson in the Sherlock Holmes film franchise
By Tom Buxton On Friday, February 27th, 2015

The enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes

The Great Detective has graced the big screen more than once and still enjoys great popularity today – this week a historian even found a long-lost Sherlock Holmes story in his attic. Now he is the subject More...