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Climate Change Activists Target London’s Financial District

Climate Change Activists Target London’s Financial District

Climate change activists targeted London’s financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe. Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the streets around Bank in the heart of the City of London. “The City of London is a preeminent nexus of power in […]

With Glue And Fake Blood, Climate Protesters Target London Fashion Week

With Glue And Fake Blood, Climate Protesters Target London Fashion Week

“(The demonstrators) are calling for the fashion industry to tell the truth about its contribution to the climate and ecological crisis,” says the Extinction Rebellion group Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured out a “bleeding” red carpet at the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to draw attention to the […]

Major Explosion In Leicester, England

Major Explosion In Leicester, England

Four people have been taken to hospital in a “critical condition” following an explosion in Leicester on Sunday. Emergency services were called to the “major incident” on Hinckley Road shortly after 7pm. Leicester Police said there is no indication that the incident is terrorist related. Emergency services, including a hazardous area response team and ambulance crews, remain at the […]

Queen Elizabeth II Sends An Heartwarming Christmas Message To The Anti-Terror Unit Of London

Queen Elizabeth II Sends An Heartwarming Christmas Message To The Anti-Terror Unit Of London

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will praise the “powerful identities” of London and Manchester in responding to terrorist attacks this year, during her annual Christmas message on Monday. She will also pay a personal tribute to the “support and unique sense of humour” of husband Prince Philip, who retired from solo public duties earlier this year. […]

Staff At Two U.K. McDonald’s Restaurants Vote For First Strike

Staff At Two U.K. McDonald’s Restaurants Vote For First Strike

McDonald’s Corp. workers at two restaurants in England have voted in favor of a strike, in what would be the first industrial action by staff of the American fast-food chain in the U.K. Employees at one site in Crayford, near London, and a second in Cambridgeshire were balloted following a dispute over the use of zero-hour […]

Osinbajo Visits Buhari In London

Osinbajo Visits Buhari In London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will soon brief the nation on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, made this known on his twitter handle on late Tuesday night. He described the meeting as ““a very good meeting.” […]

Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

A British police officer who crawled the London Marathon in a gorilla costume has raised more than $42,700 for charity after completing the 26.2-mile course. Tom Harrison of the Metropolitan Police Department crossed the finish line on Saturday, six days after the race started. The 41-year-old, who went by the name Mr. Gorilla, donned the […]

I Want To Go To London… To See Buhari

I Want To Go To London… To See Buhari

When 15 million plus Nigerians voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 General elections, their expectation was that he would be available to serve them 24/7/365, and that those who fielded him as their candidate had done their home work to avoid what is curiously becoming the Katsina problem in Nigerian politics.  Katsina! But […]

Black Lives Matter Protesters Removed from London Airport Runway, police say

Black Lives Matter Protesters Removed from London Airport Runway, police say

A group of Black Lives Matter activists whose protest temporarily shut down a London airport Tuesday have been arrested and removed from the runway, police said. Nine protesters caused flights to be suspended at London City Airport by locking themselves together on the runway and erecting a tripod, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. […]

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

One is a hipster meeting place in the middle of east London, the other overlooks the Menengai crater in Kenya and is staffed by orphans. But these two bakeries, E5 Bakehouse and Ujima Bakehouse, seemingly worlds apart, have come together over a sourdough starter and a shared passion for healthy bread. Situated in the Nakuru […]

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