NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2020: Trump’s coronavirus bleach cure lambasted by doctors

  Today’s news digest is brought to you via Google News services. American president Donald Trump has come under fire from the medical community after suggesting that using bleach and blasts of ultraviolet light to cure people of coronavirus, with … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2020: Trump’s coronavirus bleach cure lambasted by doctors

DAFT DOCTOR: UK medical celebrity condemned for insulting Italians during COVID19 pandemic

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via JOSH MILTON/Pink News   Qualified medical doctor and British television personality Christian Jessen has been condemned after he claimed the coronavirus pandemic was an excuse by Italians to have a “long siesta”, despite … Continue reading DAFT DOCTOR: UK medical celebrity condemned for insulting Italians during COVID19 pandemic

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

LOVE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE: Rural matchmaking programme returns to British television

London – VIJAY SHAH via BBC While city dwellers have many means and places at their disposal to find their special someone, it is more of a challenge for their country cousins. With smaller villages and fewer places to meet up, not to mention the toughness of rural life, people in the country have to work that little bit harder to couple up.   The United Kingdom’s public service broadcaster, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been a helping hand to lonely countryside hearts lately, with a difference. They will be meeting their other half via the concrete jungle, with … Continue reading LOVE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE: Rural matchmaking programme returns to British television

HIGH STREET TV – New senior team appointed at media company

York – VIJAY SHAH via Entirely Yorkshire A Yorkshire-based retail channel company, High Street TV, has announced the creation of a new team of senior executives which it is hoped will help boost the profile and success of the company, reports the website Entirely Yorkshire. High Street TV operates five television channels dedicated to shopping in the UK, and is described as the country’s most successful and longest running multi-channel DRTV Home Shopping Channel, diffusing around 3,000 hours of viewing time across its platforms, along with advertising on another fifty channels including major outlets like Channel 4 and Five. The media … Continue reading HIGH STREET TV – New senior team appointed at media company

PHOTO MOMENT: DieselWave

  An image of trainers, a television and 1980s gaming items produced by an unknown artist for the clothing retailer Diesel. Featuring their new SKB model of trainer, the picture draws its influence predominately from the vaporwave art movement (combining pastel and bright colours, retro designs and 1980s nostalgic throwbacks), but with a slight nod to the photography trend known as ‘flat lay’. IMAGE CREDIT: Diesel, Facebook, Facebook Inc. https://www.facebook.com/Diesel/ Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: DieselWave

TRUMP: British actor lays into US presidential candidate

Windsor, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via ITV News As the presidential campaign in the United States heats up with only a month left to go before elections on the 8th November 2016, a well-loved voice from the other side of the Pond has made a few choice words about the controversial Republican candidate Donald Trump, the UK’s ITV News service reported yesterday. Actor and voiceover artist Brian Blessed, famed for his distinctive booming vocals, rounded on the billionaire during a video interview with the ITV channel, in which he described Trump as a ‘total, complete utter moron’ in what ITV … Continue reading TRUMP: British actor lays into US presidential candidate

BAFTA: Guru LIVE sessions this bank holiday weekend

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via BAFTA The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is organising a special series of sessions to offer the latest tips and advice for people working in the industries of film, television and game design this month. The academy, well-known for its yearly televised BAFTA Awards honouring the best in British television, has unveiled ‘Guru LIVE’. This is three days of talks and discussion panels with leading lights in the media industry. The event, which takes place in London over the May Bank Holiday weekend from April 30th to May 2nd, will see attendees … Continue reading BAFTA: Guru LIVE sessions this bank holiday weekend

MR BEAN: Rowan Atkinson celebrates 25th anniversary of comedy by riding in style

British actor Rowan Atkinson, famous for playing the lovable bumpkin Mr. Bean and many other comedy roles in Blackadder and the Johnny English films, has celebrated the 25th anniversary of the character by taking Mr. Bean’s distinctive green and black Mini for a spin around central London, ITV News reports. Atkinson, who still was able to effortlessly slip back into character even at the age of 60, took along the 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000 car for a celebratory ride through the roads around Buckingham Palace, the usual home of Queen Elizabeth II. Photographers snapped Atkinson at one point sitting on … Continue reading MR BEAN: Rowan Atkinson celebrates 25th anniversary of comedy by riding in style