A thousand people took to London’s streets this weekend to protest a new deal between the EU and the US that the protestors say “will give big business more power over our society, our environment, our public services, and our democracy.”
A larger than life character who is no stranger to controversy, but one who remains an extremely popular politician, Boris Johnson has turned 50. To mark the occasion we run through 50 facts, quotes and anecdotes about the Mayor of London:
A Ukip candidate in Brent has been drawn into a race row after he accused them of grooming sex slaves, compared a Willesden road to war torn Helmand Province and claimed Islam was an ideology not a religion.
As the nation remembers the centenary of the First World War, we wanted to share this heartbreaking letter sent by Air Mechanic Raymond Keith Barlow to his ‘mam’ back home just before he leaves for the war. He reassures her that the war will soon be over and asks her to give some money to a relative – but he never made it home.
When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.