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

May 2, 20160

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 exhibit to
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The Outsiders’ View of Britain: Photographs of a Nation

April 29, 20160

Martin Parr, one of the most renowned documentary photographers of modern life, is not everyone’s cup of tea. When Henri Cartier-Bresson – the grandfather of street photography – attended an
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Opinion – Why London’s Cycle Safety Needs Serious Attention

February 26, 20161

A pressing local issue; can outdated inner London road infrastructure cope with the fastest growing commuting trend in the area? My friends ask me if I get scared riding my
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Opinion – ASDA’s Black Friday U-Turn should get the green light elsewhere

November 27, 20150

“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, and that’s certainly the case with
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Opinion: Why ‘Suffragette’ Proves Period Comedies Need A Revival

November 20, 20150

Back in 2010, a heartwarming British comedy called Made in Dagenham appeared on the cinematic scene. The film, directed by Nigel Cole, focused primarily on the true story of the
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Opinion: hypocrisy and the diesel surcharge

March 11, 20154

Diesel car owners will face an additional charge of £96 per year on their parking permits to reduce Islington’s pollution levels. Meanwhile nearly 90% of the council’s fleet still runs
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Opinion: Why the Bishopsgate Goodsyard scheme needs changing

March 5, 20150

Local businessmen, hipsters, yuppies and artists: these are the people that belong to Shoreditch. But the wild monster of capitalism raging over London’s housing market has now crept upon one
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Opinion: The careless capital

February 18, 20150

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

February 11, 20150

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

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

December 6, 20140

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
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