Links Of London

18 Jul 19
Townlands of Ulster

Today’s townland is Copeland Island, off the east coast of County Down. From the townland name, you might think there is only one island.  In fact there are three, the largest of which is Great Copeland Island, which I last visited on a Sunday School trip in the 1970’s, giving me happy memories of running […]

18 Jul 19
Ace News Services

#AceNewsReport – July.18: Darren Pencille, 35, had an argument with a father, Lee Pomeroy, 51, after they boarded a train at the same time on Friday, 4 January 2019: Pencille then got out a knife and stabbed Pomeroy 18 times in an assault that lasting around 25 seconds. Mr Pomeroy’s murder occurred when he was […]

18 Jul 19
Explorations in collectivity and intimacy

Sara Hibbert, visual artist on the CID Project provides an insight into her process and experience working with the Dancing with Parkinson’s Company

18 Jul 19
Statutory & Mandatory Training Providers - UK Accredited

Children with gender identity issues ‘need help from all sides’. GETTY IMAGES Solving gender identity issues in children is complicated, and is not always going to be the answer to everything, says NHS England‘s gender identity development service. They need help “from all sides”, say experts from the London clinic, because many of the under-18s […]

18 Jul 19
janaherbert

Today Dave and I begin our next adventure…. The Mongol Rally 2019!! Described as the greatest motoring adventure on the planet, the Mongol Rally is a 10,000 mile car rally across mountains, desert and steepe on roads ranging from questionable to non-existent, in a suitably ill-equipped car. The only rules are that we must complete […]

18 Jul 19
The Long and Short Stories of Life

Burning Out in Tokyo By Ronald E. Yates Clayton Brandt stood just behind the glass doors of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry building waiting for a let-up in the storm that pummeled the hot Tokyo pavement. Wisps of vapor rose into the air as the rain hit the warm ground. He searched the […]

18 Jul 19
BikinginLA

A bike-raging Hermosa Beach bicyclist could face charges for attempting to punch a motorist. Then again, so could the driver. The incident started when the guy on the bike complained that the driver passed too close while he was riding on the city’s sharrows. Then allegedly attack the other man after he stepped out of […]

18 Jul 19
Abba's Prayer Warrior Princess

This was a great book. It had mystery, drama, intrigue, and romance. It took me one page to become invested and want to read this riveting story with the haunting blue cover. This was a page turner.

18 Jul 19
Art Agency, Partners

Charlotte Burns: Hello and welcome to In Other Words, where we cover everything you ever wanted to know about the art world but didn’t know who to ask. Welcome to our Venice Biennale special, which we recorded live in Italy last month. Together with Allan Schwartzman—who’s returning to his roots as an art critic—we’ll take […]

18 Jul 19
downthetubes.net

50 years ago today, Apollo 11 and its crew were at the half way stage in their journey from Earth orbit to lunar orbit in their Command Service Module, Columbia. 10 years ago on downthetubes, Jeremy Briggs wrote a 40th anniversary day-by-day celebration series of articles marking the Apollo 11 mission, featuring contemporary British comics […]

18 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

Many "minority" sports, from mainstream television by the dominant of various football codes, cricket, tennis or golf, lake live streaming as a means of building their own audiences. One 180-year old English sporting institution is in the fortunate position of being able to play a long game with its broadcast initiative. Five years in, Henley […]

18 Jul 19
Matt Walsh's digital notebook

As a journalism teacher in higher education I am used to getting it in the neck from both industry and academics. Neither of them really believe journalism is a university-level subject. Old hacks like to complain that a degree doesn’t teach shoe-leather reporting or how to handle a death-knock. While academics moan that it is […]

18 Jul 19
Metro
Love Island’s Amy Hart bumps up profile with Towie girls (Picture: Backgrid) Amy Hart is making sure she mingles with the right people after leaving the Love Island villa. Yes, the BA Flight Attendant, who has recently gone and landed a job on Loose Women, was seen beaming into the camera as she posed with the cast of Towie. Attending the ITV Summer Party, in Shoreditch, London, the 27-year-old appeared to be in high spirits as she brushed shoulders with her fellow reality stars. She was dressed in a bright pink floral two piece, and could be seen hanging out with Ferne McCann, Danielle Armstrong and Billie Faiers. Even Emily Atack had tagged onto the group, as the girls smiled down the lens for a number of pictures. The stars were enjoying time together at the Nobu Hotel, and it seems they were having an absolute blast. Emily Atack tagged along (Picture: Backgrid) She looks like she’s fitting in just fine (Picture: Backgrid) On leaving the venue, Emily made her buddies laugh by pulling hilarious faces and making rude gestures with her hands. The star had opted to wear a knee length red dress and looked all glammed up in golden heels. And it seems Amy was fitting in well with her new A-lister buddies, who surrounded the fast growing star during their night out. The former islander, who decided to leave the show after being dumped by Curtis Pritchard, has gone on to land a job on Loose Women. The star recently landed a job on Loose Women (Picture: Backgrid) [metro-video id=”1965662″] ‘I’m so excited, I’ve been a fan of Loose Women since I was 12,’ the former air stewardess squealed to The Sun. ‘It’s my birthday tomorrow so this is the best present ever. I can’t wait to see the ladies next Wednesday.’ Amy appeared on the talk show just last week, where she clearly made quite the impression on bosses. With a new look and fierce new attitude, the ex-islander revealed she was moving on from ballroom pro and finally came clean over her feud with Maura Higgins. [metro-tag-post-strip] Talking to her new work buddies, she confessed: ‘Initially I didn’t warm to Maura because of her treatment to Molly and her treatment of Elma. ‘However because she’s kind, caring an funny and we’ve both travelled a lot, so we bonded over that, you live in the same house as people – we did form a friendship.’ [metro-fact-box id=”7022752″ title=”Got a showbiz story?” icon=”exclamation” /] [metro-link url=”https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/18/megan-barton-hanson-holds-hands-demi-sims-strike-romance-celebs-go-dating-10412523/” title=”Megan Barton-Hanson holds hands with Demi Sims as they ‘strike up romance on Celebs Go Dating’”] [metro-link url=”https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/18/ayda-field-puts-brave-face-robbie-williams-amid-mums-heartbreaking-parkinsons-battle-10411325/” title=”Ayda Field puts on brave face with Robbie Williams amid mum’s heartbreaking Parkinson’s battle”]
18 Jul 19
Joeyblogs

Erik Keihl is a member of the now (for the world – hopefully) defunct cult: Those Who Will Be Left. After the recent notoriety, Erik is the only cult member who was released on bail. He spoke to us for twelve hours over a rainy Tuesday. Helping to clear some of the confusion on what […]