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Expect the worst and be ready to pay quickly: a guide to finding a home in London

Of all the quests of modern life – finding dark matter, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, understanding women – there’s no denying that scoring decent lodging in London is probably the most difficult. 1,602 more words
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"Bombs to Bicycles" (Remastered)

I was unhappy with my previous version so decided to do a new one. I liked the idea of it raining bicycles rather than bombs!. A slightly satirical, tongue-in-cheek, work. 84 more words

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A new work "Bombs to Bicycles" (London Calling)

Another abstract creation. :)

Just to add that for those un-familiar with Boris Johnson he’s the current Major of London closely associated with all things cycling in London and advocate of the rental “Boris bikes ” as they are called. 18 more words

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Heathrow - another dilemma for the Government?

On Wednesday, we learnt that the Airports Commission report chaired by Sir Howard Davies which has taken two years to publish, recommended that Heathrow should have a third runway added to the busiest airport in the UK and Europe. 422 more words

BBC Refuses To Stop Using Name "Islamic State" -- Sparking Anger in Britain

Lord Hall, the director general of the BBC, has provoked a furious response from the Government after saying it has duty of impartiality towards Isil… 1,056 more words

'Gift Horse' by Hans Haacke

A plinth statue, named ‘Gift Horse’, standing on Wednesday 1st July 2015, in Trafalgar Square was created by Hans Haacke (b. 1935 in Cologne). The statue, which was unveiled by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, displays the latest share price of United Kingdom FTSE 100 companies.

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London's Heathrow airport may get a third runway, despite protest by local residents and the mayor

Heathrow is the dilemma of the moment for UK politicians. The world’s third-busiest airport could benefit from an additional runway, but such an expansion would inconvenience thousands of Londoners unlucky enough to live within earshot of its many airplanes. 221 more words