Panic on the Streets of London as West Ham Fall Flat Again

Spurs. United. Two extremely impressive teams in the first phase of this season, eclipsed only by City, faced off this weekend. But Saturday’s 12:30 match was, quite simply, lacking in quality – particularly in the first half. In spite of…

How Hillary stole the 2016 US election from Bernie

Last year, Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign sent shockwaves through the American political world. When he announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in April 2015, the polls showed him 70% behind Hillary Clinton. Few outside political circles had ever even…

Confused Diplomacy

Distracted, confused and dazzled: that would be a good description of the UK’s foreign policy right now. A vacuum has emerged. The domestic situation, one of uncertainty and frustration, is affecting the external image. The foreign policy arm is no…

One Two Three Swing! in the Tate Modern

Imagine this: you walk into a bare, airy, grey hall. In the background, you can vaguely hear what seems like underwater sounds. You see an informational sign. It tells you that what you are experiencing is artwork. The sounds are…

Mourinho Woe as Scintillating City See Seventh Success

Manchester City have pulled away at the top of the Premier League with a hard-earned 3-0 victory over a valiant Burnley. Guardiola’s machine is now 5 points clear of Manchester United, with Mourinho’s men faltering to a 2-1 defeat against…

The New Street Grill

The New Street Grill is a gentlemen’s club style steakhouse and winery with the Michelin Plate – ‘good food, served simply’ – by Liverpool Street Station. 2 weeks ago it was National Chocolate Week – I know, who knew there…

After Islamic State

Iraq needs a proper strategy to stop IS once and for all. It is said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the infamous leader of the Islamic State terrorist group, now sleeps in a suicide vest. In the event of capture, he…

Confused Diplomacy: Snap Out of This Dazzle

Distracted, confused, and dazzled: that would be a good description of the UK’s foreign policy right now. A vacuum has emerged. The domestic situation, one of uncertainty and frustration, is affecting the external image. The foreign policy arm is no…

‘Me Too’: Shock, Solidarity, and Sexual Assault

This week, the internet was flooded with one simple statement: “me too”. Women all over the world came together on social media to share that they too had been the victims of sexual harassment or assault. Understated but remarkably poignant,…

The Tip of the Iceberg: Beyond Harvey Weinstein

The story of Harvey Weinstein is by now  familiar to everyone. Since first being reported in the New York Times on October 5, allegations from sexual assault to rape against Weinstein now stretch back as far as the 1970s, with…