Superbug threat

Europe, including Britain, could face over a million deaths by 2025 unless more is spent on developing new cures, rapid diagnostics and preventative measures to combat the spread of drug resistant diseases, scientists warn. In Britain alone, 10,000 people die a year and experts fear this number will double or...

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Gorsky by Vesna Goldworthy

  Gorsky By Vesna Goldsworthy Published by Chatto & Windus RRP £12.99 ISBN 978-1784740092   It is difficult not to be drawn in by a novel so clearly inspired by a certain F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, and there is undeniably a large amount of Gatsby in Gorsky. Many would argue...

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Robert Kennedy releases new EP

Robert Kennedy, a local musician and member of the Chelsea Arts Club is promoting a new EP: Sunlight, a delicate combination of folksy instrumentals pared to keening emotive vocals that recall Jeff Buckley, Sea Change-era Beck with a heartbroken melancholic overtone. Listen Here:  www.soundcloud.com/robkennedy79 The EP is available on Itunes...

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Silverstone Classics

Silverstone Auctions will return in July to the ‘Home of British Motorsport’ with, among others, legendary 90s F1 cars. These will include Michael Schumacher’s Benetton as well as some historic and modern icons from a Lister to an Eagle. One to look out for is the Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR, that in...

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Emma Hopkins: Inside Portraits

Emma Hopkins Inside Portraits The Mall Galleries   As the winner of the Bulldog Bursary award last year, Emma had her own three-day residency show-within-a-show called Inside Portraits at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in mid-April. While the blonde L.K. Bennett ladies of...

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Chelsea Arts club celebrates its own Garden Show

To coincide with a slightly larger Flower Show down the road at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea Arts Club is celebrating the week with its own Garden Show. Various members have designed little plots, follies and pieces of sculpture to show off their skills, as well as drawings, plans, sketches and...

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Local crime rates plummet

Residential burglaries have fallen by 23 percent in Westminster and the City and by 10 per cent in Kensington and Chelsea over the last year according to police. This coincides with new numbers showing a fall in overall crime rates in England and Wales, which are at their lowest level...

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The Model-making of Modern London

  What is it that we find so intriguing about scale models, from Jonathan Swift’s  depiction of the island kingdom of Lilliput in Gulliver’s Travels to the modern tourist attraction that is Legoland almost three centuries later, enjoyed equally by children and adults alike? Part of the answer, at least,...

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PE Teacher Receives RLSS Award for saving drowning pupil

A young PE teacher from London has saved the life of one of his swimming pupils just months after completing his lifesaving training from the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK). The news comes as RLSS UK, the UK’s drowning prevention charity, launches its latest dedicated qualification for teachers...

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