LONDON EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTESTS: Belgian princess among hundreds arrested

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via Sky News   Eco-activist collective Extinction Rebellion recently began a month-long wave of protests and sit-ins in major cities around the world to protest government inaction on climate change. In London alone, more … Continue reading LONDON EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTESTS: Belgian princess among hundreds arrested

THE ARCHITECTS UNDERGROUND: Weekly arts magazine on stage to launch next week

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH   National architectural association the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that it is launching an innovative and culturally-rich new ‘weekly live arts magazine’ next week to promote architecture and the arts … Continue reading THE ARCHITECTS UNDERGROUND: Weekly arts magazine on stage to launch next week

ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via ELLENA CRUSE/Ilford Recorder   Commuters using the London Underground’s Central metro (Tube) line between Wanstead and Leytonstone stations may be familiar with the ear-splitting screeching noise rising up from the tracks as they … Continue reading ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

BORIS JOHNSON: Police called to UK PM hopeful’s flat after reports of screaming

  London, England VIJAY SHAH via Sky News/The Guardian, sources   Police have allegedly been called to attend the flat (apartment) of former London mayor and current British prime ministerial/Conservative Party leader hopeful Boris Johnson, after a neighbour reported hearing … Continue reading BORIS JOHNSON: Police called to UK PM hopeful’s flat after reports of screaming

RAMBO KNIVES: East London police considering to license ownership of large blades

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via RACHAEL BURFORD/Newham Recorder   Police in the east London borough of Newham are considering proposals to require owners of large hunting knives,¬†often¬†known as ‘Rambo’ knives, to have their blades licensed in response to the wave of knife crime currently inundating the capital, local newspaper the Newham Reporter said yesterday. Senior detectives from the Metropolitan Police have begun key discussions with government officials on bringing in a system of ‘licensing or registration’ to keep track of the circulation of hunting knives, many of which are owned by collectors or hunters, but are also a … Continue reading RAMBO KNIVES: East London police considering to license ownership of large blades