East London

What is the true human cost of your £5 hand car wash?

There are drivers who are only interested in getting the cheapest wash. If it looks too good to be true, it probably is<p>Too often we rush in, give your £6 and drive off. We’re just saying, please stop and think first<p>One night in August 2015, after a long shift at the Bubbles car wash in east London, …

World News

Purveyor of London’s Finest Reuben Sandwich Eyes Major Expansion

<b>Monty’s Deli</b>, the celebrated “Jewish comfort food” restaurant whose salt beef and reuben sandwiches, and homemade chicken soup, are among the most celebrated in the city, has announced that it will, for the first time, offer equity to those outside of friends and family ahead of a planned …

England

Grenfell firefighter 'took impossible decision' for distressed father

A fire officer recalled advising a father trying to escape Grenfell Tower to turn back and search for his children in the smoke-logged stairwell, despite fearing that he would not survive.<p>Jason Oliff, station manager at Chiswick and Feltham north-west area, told the public inquiry into the blaze of …

News

Sacha Baron Cohen age, career, net worth and wife as he returns to TV in Who Is America?

Having found fame on the small screen for his infamous comedy creations, Sacha Baron Cohen’s heading back to TV in satirical new series Who Is …

Entertainment (UK)

People are extending their business trips for leisure activities as "bleisure" trend grows

Jobs and holidays might often fail to make the same sentence, but new research shows a growing trend of people mixing business with leisure travel in …

UK News

Designing cities for kids helps everyone. Here's how to convince government

“It’s been pretty mind-blowing to be honest.” Sam Williams, a consultant at the planning firm Arup, was shocked by the response to a report he …

Government

Why These Women Are Smashing Beauty Ideals And Embracing Their Armpit Hair

'My arms are so tired and I have razor burn’<p>In the summer, cardigans are forgotten, jackets are left behind and armpits are out. But on women they’re …

Lifestyle (UK)

Hotelier Michael Achenbaum Speaks Out

Michael Achenbaum never shies away from a hospitality industry challenge. An entrepreneurial visionary, he and his associates have co-developed more than $1 billion in property since 1999. He faced seemingly endless diversions while constructing The Curtain, his London masterpiece, including a WWII …

East London

West Ham Fans Call for Chelsea Flop to Join on Loan as Summer Spending Spree Continues

fans have been in full voice on social media asking the club to make a move for Chelsea midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko as they look to continue their …

Soccer

Gunman told Barry George "watch your back" after he was cleared of BBC presenter Jill Dando's murder

Barry George had a gun pressed to his head and was told “watch your back” shortly after he was acquitted of BBC star Jill Dando’s murder.<p>He believes …

Crime (UK)

Artist Hofesh Shechter and 150 dancers to stage performance at The Tower of London

Ever slipped into an idle daydream about storming your way into the depths of the Tower of London? This week sees artist-cum-contemporary dance …

East London

‘We’re more powerful together than alone’ says Buzzfeed reporter of UK scheme pairing 100 new women journalists with mentors

“It’s really great that there’s a group of female journalists working together to help support others,” says Buzzfeed UK investigative reporter Jane …

Journalism

See loads of free art at the new Nocturnal Creatures festival this Saturday night

You can sleep all day and party all night at this new contemporary arts festival sprawling across the East End. It’s called Nocturnal Creatures, and …

London

Cheyenne Westphal Is Breaking the Art World’s Glass Ceilings

The auction world’s highest-ranking woman is championing young—and female—talent.<p>When Phillips Chairman and CEO Edward Dolman decided to shed half of …

Luxury Lifestyle

Owner of Thai Restaurant in the Middle of a Racism Storm Responds

Over the weekend, the racism row, which engulfed east London Thai restaurant som saa on Friday, has drawn responses from across a shocked London restaurant industry. Som Saa’s co-founder and co-head chef Andy Oliver, who it had been revealed tacitly endorsed one of the offender, Shaun “Boring Thai” …

Dining Rooms

Everyone Is Asking Why Samira Mighty’s Relationship Was Edited Out Of Love Island

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Tv And Film<p>by Georgia Aspinall | 35 mins ago<p>© Shutterstock<p>On this year’s Love Island, producers are being called out more than ever. From …

Lifestyle (UK)

Labour party must listen to the Jewish community on defining antisemitism | Letter from 68 British rabbis

As British rabbis, it is with great regret that we find it necessary to write, yet antisemitism within sections of the Labour party has become so severe and widespread that we must speak out with one Jewish voice.<p>The Labour party’s leadership has chosen to ignore those who understand antisemitism …

Israel

UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than Fiat

Economics<p><b>A British Mosque has collected four times more donations in cryptocurrencies than fiat, showing another example of the growing importance of</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Man Utd still want Gareth Bale, Arsenal's rebuilding and Burnley prepare for Europe - what you may have missed during World Cup 2018

Antonio Conte has (finally) left Chelsea<p>It’s over, <i>finito</i>. The only words missing from Chelsea’s brief statement announcing Antonio Conte’s departure were “mutual contempt”.<p>Ever since Conte sat at a table in a Beijing hotel and declared “we need new players” seven times in the space of ten minutes, …

Soccer

Bhisho in rental wrangle

A legal battle is ensuing between an East London property mogul and Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s office over the failure by provincial …

Eastern Cape

#TheLIST: Instagram Brands That Fashion People Can't Stop Shopping

Discover these rising fashion labels on the 'gram.<p>Like most things in the year 2018, some of the best new fashion brands can be found on Instagram. After finding myself in a serious shopping rut recently, I finally discovered some new brands to inspire my nothing-to-wear mentality, thanks to my …

Fashion

How British Jews became such a struggle for Corbyn’s Labour party | Financial Times

Adam Langleben wants to be a good Labour party member and a good Jew. But it is not easy if you believe, as he does, that anti-Semitism has …

Israel

Logan Paul is in London and sticking magnets on Bentleys ahead of KSI boxing match

<b>Logan Paul is sticking magnets on Bentley’s during his trip to London ahead of his press conference with rival YouTuber KSI.</b><p>Because, why not?<p>The …

Celebrity (UK)

Ethan Johns with The Black Eyed Dog announces London residency

<b>Ethan Johns has announced details of a three-night residency in London with his band The Black Eyes Dogs – and he’s also shared the video for</b> …

Paul McCartney

Emma Watson Surprises Schoolchildren for a Hockey Session!

<b>Emma Watson</b> plays a game of hockey with some lucky schoolchildren in East London while surprising them at a launch event for the new charity Hockey …

Celebrity News

16 reasons to be cheerful this summer

They think it’s all over. The exhilaration of the World Cup, the shock heatwave, Wimbledon — everything we looked forward to has drawn to a …

Lifestyle (UK)

Davies calls for Trump tariff exemptions, warns against car levies

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies has again argued for an exemption for tariffs on exports of steel and aluminium into the US, saying SA …

Business (South Africa)

Car insurance prices drop at fastest pace since 2014

Car insurance prices drop at fastest pace since 2014 with average premium now £95 cheaper than last year<p><b>Motorists paying £752 a year on average for</b> …

Money (UK)

What is Amazon Prime? How to get a free trial and more questions answered

It's Amazon Prime Day and the online retailer is offering 'thousands' of deals to lock you in online.<p>But to access them, you'll have to be a member - …

Personal Finance (UK)

Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 17 July 2018

What we're reading:<p>Boat-dwellers 'are being priced off London's canals' as mooring costs soar.<br>• Reality check: is London's murder rate still higher …

England