The Olympic Games could make a dramatic return to London in 2016 under plans being looked into by the organiser’s official body. According to reports, the International Olympics Committee has held secret talks to discuss the possibility of London taking over hosting the event from Rio. The IOC are concerned about the lack of progress […]
Four of the leading thinkers in food futures will take the stage at London’s Royal Geographical Society to discuss the secret of good food on Tuesday, October 23. Organised by debate and critical thinking forum Intelligence Squared, the event will bring together Dr Mark Post, the scientist developing laboratory-grown meat at Maastricht University; notoriously sharp-tongued British restaurant critic A.A. Gill; molecular gastronomy specialist Professor Peter Barham; and Sam Bompas, one half
Bill Sherman is the head of research at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and a professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of York. A visiting professor or fellow at such renowned institutions as University of London, Folger Shakespeare Library, and New York Public Library, Dr. Sherman has written and spoken about codes, ciphers and the history of espionage. His presentation will include discussion of the controversial idea that William Shakespeare’s plays contained secret code.
Sadie Sparrow, a young detective in the London police force, is staying at her grandfather’s house in Cornwall. While out walking one day, she stumbles upon the old estate—now crumbling and covered with vines, clearly abandoned long ago. Her curiosity is sparked, setting off a series of events that will reveal shocking truths.
It’s a scandal that the finance sector, backed by the European Commission, is trying to use TTIP to scrap rules and regulations designed to end ‘too big to fail’ and stop taxpayers footing the bill for greedy and reckless bankers.