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FA People's Cup: Romance FC - the female five-a-side football collective

Meet Romance FC - the collective of creative women from East London who are playing in this year's FA People's Cup.
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Neil Gaiman Reads His Manifesto on Making Art: Features the 10 Things He Wish He Knew As a Young Artist

I think you're absolutely allowed several minutes, possibly even half a day to feel very, very sorry for yourself indeed. And then just start making art. - Neil Gaiman It’s a bit early in the year for commencement speeches, but fortunately for lifelong learners who rely on a steady drip of inspiration and encouragement, author Neil Gaiman excels at putting old wine in new bottles. He repurposed his keynote address to Philadelphia's University of the Arts’ Class of 2012 for Art Matter...
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Campaigners call for Whitechapel Bell Foundry to re-open

Developers want to turn the historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry in East London into a boutique hotel.
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Finally: The definitive movie about the custom moto scene

We’re surprised it’s taken so long. The ‘alt moto’ movement has been on fire for at least a decade, but it’s never made the jump onto the big screen. Oil In The Blood is the first film to catalog the builders, riders and artists who are driving the scene forward. It’s directed by Gareth Maxwell Roberts, a founding member of the Bike Shed club in London and the possessor of an unfeasibly large Rolodex. Gareth knows everybody in the business—and the cast list feels like a Who’s Who of the ...
Tags: England, London, La, US, Chicago, Motorcycles, Ducati, Portland, Wisconsin, Honda, Vespa, Brick Lane, East London, Husqvarna, Yamaha, PAUL

Current Obsessions: Getaways

From a 189-square-foot micro flat to a glimpse inside the studio of a Remodelista favorite, here are 9 things to pore over this weekend: Above: Photograph from The Insta-Famous Airbnb: Villa Arunja in Bali. For avid followers of Last Seen, the podcast about the art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, here’s another case to get hooked on—Frank Lloyd Wright edition, A look inside Faye Toogood’s East London studio, via T. And, a micro flat that somehow feels spacious, despite its ...
Tags: Books, Bali, Austin, East London, Frank Lloyd Wright, Design News, Current Obsessions, Faye Toogood, Maria Popova, Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, Villa Arunja, Floyd Airbnb On Margot, Brainpickings Nalata Nalata

It’s a Theater, With Craft Beer and D.J.s Until 6 a.m.

The Yard in East London is bringing young people to theater with programming that mixes avant-garde stage productions and club nights.
Tags: News, Theater, East London, London (England, Bars and Nightclubs, Yard Theater

Meet The Mixologist & Entrepreneur Reimagining London’s Food Scene

“There is very little in the world that brings people together like food,” says mixologist-turned-entrepreneur Missy Flynn. That's exactly why she’s centered her career, studies, and personal life around food and building community.In her early 20s, the lifelong Londonite noticed a gap in the food and drink scene: There wasn’t anywhere that offered the sense of community she craved. “There weren’t many restaurants that I, as someone in my early 20s, would be truly excited about going to hang ou...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Mexico, America, Amnesty International, States, North America, Visitbritain, Shoreditch, East London, Soho, Flynn, Rita, Gabe, Columbia Road

Man Hiding Face From Police Facial Recognition Test Fined for Telling Cops to 'Piss Off'

On Thursday, Metropolitan Police trialed a face recognition system in the East London town of Romford. The technology led to three arrests, according to The Independent. One individual was fined after an altercation that reportedly stemmed from his response to the facial recognition technology.Read more...
Tags: Science, London, Police, Facial Recognition, Biometrics, East London, Romford

Mystery of newborn baby Roman found dumped in Sainsbury’s plastic bag after being abandoned in 1C London p - The Sun

Mystery of newborn baby Roman found dumped in Sainsbury’s plastic bag after being abandoned in 1C London p   The Sun A NEWBORN baby was last night found dumped in a plastic Sainsbury's bag after being abandoned in an East London park in freezing temperatures. The baby ...
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West Ham or Real Betis? Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi has a deadline day decision to make

According to numerous reports across the English media this afternoon, Chelsea have agreed deals in principle with both West Ham United and Real Betis, over Michy Batshuayi. Chelsea struggles 25-year-old striker Batshuayi has been on the books of the Blues since 2016, when he made the move to Stamford Bridge from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille for 40 million Euro. However, despite the hefty fee splashed out on his signature, Batshuayi has since largely failed to impress with Chelsea. After managing ...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, La Liga, Marseille, West Ham United, Tottenham, Everton, West Ham, Huddersfield, Borussia Dortmund, Stamford Bridge, Valencia, Real Betis, East London

Blood Orange Performs For NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

Blood Orange recently visited NPR headquarters, appearing as the latest Tiny Desk Concert guest. The artist, born Devonté Hynes, performed a beautiful four-song set of records off last year’s Negro Swan LP. Backed by his band that included Jason Arce (saxophone), Eva Tolkin and Ian Isiah (vocals), and Mikey Freedom Hart (keyboard), Hynes delivered live renditions of “By Ourselves” and “Jewelry.” The East London native showed off his artistic versatility playing the guitar and piano at one poi...
Tags: Jazz, Npr, East London, Blood Orange, Dagenham, Hynes, Dev Hynes, Performances, Tiny Desk Concert, Georgia Anne Muldrow, JASON ARCE, Devonté Hynes, Ian Isiah, Pat TeiShi Ian Isiah, Eva Tolkin, Mikey Freedom Hart

Lucky Kaizer Chiefs avoid joining South African Cup casualty list

Johannesburg (AFP) – Famed Kaizer Chiefs narrowly avoided joining the casualty list Sunday in a shock-riddled South African FA Cup round of 32. The Soweto club, who have won more trophies than any rivals in the republic, needed an own-goal and an incorrect refereeing decision to pip third-tier Tornado 1-0 near East London. Attempting to steer a cross from Colombian Leonardo Castro away from danger on 94 minutes, defender Abongile Twani diverted the ball over his goalkeeper Khanya Mini and into ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Johannesburg, East London, Soweto, Afp, Chiefs, CAF, CAF Champions League, Mamelodi Sundowns, Leonardo Castro, Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, Bidvest Wits, Maritzburg, Giovanni Solinas

Idris Elba’s Gang Drama Yardie Acquired by Rialto Pictures

Idris Elba’s gang drama Yardie acquired by Rialto Pictures Idris Elba’s directorial debut, Yardie, has been acquired by Rialto Pictures, per a report from The Wrap. The gang drama is set to receive a theatrical release on March 15. The film originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, and was later picked as the opening night film at this year’s Caribbean Film Festival at BAM in New York City. “I’m very happy that this movie is going to get play in the States,” said Elba in a ...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, New York City, US, Brooklyn, Idris Elba, Kingston, East London, KINGSTON Jamaica, Elba, Movie News, Aml Ameen, Yardie, Victor Headley, Hackney Yardie

Swindle Seeks Common Bonds That Connect People on 'No More Normal'

The old saying "coming together is a beginning; staying together is progress; working together is success" would serve as an appropriate axiom for the new album from London-based producer, Swindle. His second album, No More Normal is an album about joining together. About finding the common bonds and the shared experiences that connect people, and uncovering the shared musical affinities that can be fostered to create powerful and lasting music.Swindle has always been an artist that can find...
Tags: Music, London, Review, California, Soul, Hip-hop, Manchester, R&B, Grime, Music Review, East London, Anderson Paak, Daley, Andrew Ashong, Kojey Radical, Etta Bond

Theydon Bois Tesco wants to install anti-ram bollards - East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Theydon Bois Tesco wants to install anti-ram bollards   East London and West Essex Guardian Series Security bollards could be erected around a supermarket after it was smashed into and structurally destabilised with a digger.
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2019 Travel Bucket List South Africa – Where to Holiday THIS Year

Our 2019 travel bucket list South Africa, comes laden with surprises. Think you know South Africa? Think again… South Africa’s vastness means there are endless nooks and crannies lurking in amongst which you’ll find surprising mountain passes, caves, hamlets, little towns, or even whole cities that deserve a closer look. Scroll your way through our […] The post 2019 Travel Bucket List South Africa – Where to Holiday THIS Year appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, South Africa, East London, Destinations, Springbok, Cederberg, Clarens, Ten (10) to Inspire, Greyton, Kaapsehoop, Sabie, Cape Overberg, Nieuwoudtville

Man stops in traffic to steal parked car's catalytic converter

Watched and filmed by the other drivers he has delayed, a man in East London slowly, laboriously, loudly removes and steals the catalytic converter from another vehicle. If you have plans to be in Britain any time after March or thereabouts, maybe just cancel them.
Tags: Post, Crime, News, Britain, Thieves, East London

What Slump? #Dubai Finance Hub Plans Canary Wharf-Sized Expansion - Bloomberg

What Slump? Dubai Finance Hub Plans Canary Wharf-Sized Expansion - Bloomberg:Dubai plans to triple the size of its financial district, adding an area almost the size of London’s Canary Wharf, even as the emirate faces slower growth and rising competition from neighboring banking hubs.The expansion, dubbed DIFC 2.0, will add 13 million square feet (1.2 million square meters) to the center over several phases, with a focus on fintech and innovation, the district’s operator said. It’ll include 6.4 ...
Tags: Travel, London, Canary Wharf, Dubai, East London, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase Co, Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Ultramarathons in South Africa

It’s the start of the year and time for new resolutions. If completing trail running in your hometown seems like kids’ stuff, consider an ultramarathon overseas. South Africa hosts several ultramarathons that may just be the highlight of your year. South African races like the Comrades Marathon and Two Oceans Ultra Marathon are well-known globally, but the list of ultra-races is growing, as is the community of runners gearing up to take them on. Here’s everything you need to know about ultra...
Tags: Travel, Earth, Nature, South Africa, Running, Cape Town, Hodgson, Namibia, East London, Durban, World Heritage, Pietermaritzburg, Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Cape, Chapman, Valley

We Asked 6 Highly Organized People How To Stay Neat & Tidy All Year Long

If Thanksgiving is a holiday that centers on being thankful for what you have, then the new year is a celebration of half-assed attempts to acquire whatever it is that you don't. Hence why phrases like "getting organized" and "de-cluttering" tend to get tossed around a lot this time of year, right alongside similar sentiments about exercising more, "figuring your career out" (whatever that means), and not texting your scummy ex-boyfriend back anymore. It's all very festive, isn't it?But while i...
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I Live In East London — & This Is What My Flat Looks Like

What Does £400 Get You in East London? In Refinery29's Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial women. Today, 29-year-old Pip Jolley shows off her multi-level East London flat — with a crazy good deal.Minimalism might have taken over a few of our Instagram feeds, but IRL, sometimes more is just fine. Or at least, that's the case with Pip Jolley and her boyfriend, who filled their two-level Hoxton home with art, antiques, and shoes — his...
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What’s streaming on Amazon Prime in January: ‘Informer,’ ‘The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle’ and more

Amazon Prime is offering a wide range of new views in January. The dramatic series, “Informer,” continues following Raza Shar (Nabhaan Rizwan), a second-generation Pakistani in East London, who is pressured into becoming an undercover informant by counter-terrorism officer Gabe Waters (Paddy Considine). Waters has a secret past and a new and overly curious partner, Holly Morten (Bel Powley) and, as the investigation deepens, the threat to all three of their lives and relationships grows. Familie...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sport, Amazon Prime, Things To Do, Soccer, Brazil, Pasadena, East London, Rwanda, Steve Coogan, Van Halen, John C Reilly, Boris, Natasha, Mary Poppins

True Colors: Historical Paint Expert Pedro da Costa Felgueiras’ Beautifully Idiosyncratic London Home

Most people wouldn’t call a centuries-old home that had been abandoned for 30 years and had no roof, no working electricity, and no reliable plumbing a “dream house.” But Pedro da Costa Felgueiras is not like most people. The Portuguese-born Londoner is a hot-shot expert on historical paints and pigments (see T Magazine‘s profile of him here), and where most of us would have seen a tear-down, he saw his next project, one that would unite his professional life with his personal. “When I first sta...
Tags: Books, UK, London, Paint, Ireland, Times, Pedro, East London, Historic, House Tour, Plaster, Modern House, Rita, Spitalfields, Architecture & Interiors, Palette & Paints

A Week In London On A $63,516 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an accountant working in banking who makes $63,516 per year and spends some of her money this week on Massaman curry.Editor's note: All prices have been converted to U.S. dollars.Occupation: Accountant Industry: BankingAge: 27Location: London, England...
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Explained: Why Crystal Palace’s Wilfired Zaha is banned for Gameweek 17

Crystal Palace will be without Wilfried Zaha for Gameweek 17 against Leiscter City due to suspension. The Ivorian was shown a fifth yellow card of the season against West Ham United on Saturday afternoon. Defeat at the London Stadium now means the Eagles have won just once in their last 11 Premier League matches. Zaha suspended vs Leicester for fifth yellow card of the season BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 01: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between AFC Bournem...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, West Ham United, Roy Hodgson, Kevin McGuire, Hodgson, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Afc Bournemouth, Leicester City, Pablo Zabaleta, East London, Wilfried Zaha, Eagles, Vitality Stadium

New Video: Blood Orange “Dagenham Dream”

For his latest video offering from his excellent Negro Swan album, Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) gives “Dagenham Dream” a VHS-style visual makeover. Despite the song title’s reference to the East London town, the Jack Greer-filmed clip is set in New York City as it follows skater Caleb Barnett around for the day. “Dagenham Dream” is the fifth video off Negro Swan following “Charcoal Baby,” “Jewelry,” “Saint” and “Chewing Gum” featuring A$AP Rocky and Project Pat. Watch after the jump… ...
Tags: Videos, New York City, Jazz, East London, Blood Orange, Dev Hynes, Ian Isiah, Negro Swan, Jack Greer, Dagenham Dream, Caleb Barnett, AP Rocky and Project Pat Watch

Second Home closing in on new £20M funding round to bring its ‘creative workspace’ to more locations

Second Home, the “creative workspace” company co-founded by Rohan Silva, a former tech and startup policy advisor for then British Prime Minister David Cameron, is closing in on a new funding round, TechCrunch has learned. According to sources, the London startup has secured £20 million in investment from Boston-based investor Gerald Chan, who owns Hang Lung Group with his brother Ronnie Chan. Both were also the first investors in Xiaomi, and Gerald Chan recently gave the biggest ever philanthro...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, London, Boston, Tech, David Cameron, Harvard University, Xiaomi, Goldman Sachs, Yuri Milner, East London, Spitalfields, Rohan Silva, Silva

Go on a Trip through Berlin Nights in Black and White

The new photo book “BerlinNights” captures the surreal and other-worldly atmosphere of the cities nightlife with a candid style in intense monochrome. Bored of his profession as a commercial web designer in the late 90’s, Christian Reister found diversion in night strolls through Berlin. He found himself in intimate moments and cinematic scenes that inspired him to pick up his camera. He wanted to try capturing this intangible atmosphere on film that comes truly alive after dark. Reister started...
Tags: Art, Photography, Fashion, Berlin, Party, Night, East London, Nightlife, Berlin Berlin, AfterHours, Reister, Christian Reister, Street Photography Luxembourg, Berlin Berlin Mitte, Alle Katzen Grau, Hoxton Mini Press You

East London Hideout: Inventive Small-Space Quarters for Two Designers

“It wasn’t a house and it had no details you’d feel bad about getting rid of, so we could sort of do what we wanted.” Textile designer Eleanor Pritchard—our Material Girl—is talking about the converted flour storage building with its own tiny courtyard in East London that she and her husband, Peter Pritchard, purchased 12 years ago. The plan: after years of living in a 1930s apartment with detailing that they found “quite prescriptive,” the two creatives—Peter is a lighting designer—wanted to st...
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Our East London House Costs $2,100 A Month — & We Have A Garden

What £1650 gets you in London In Refinery29's Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial women. Today, 31-year-old Megan Parry shows off her three-bedroom home in East London.When 31-year-old Megan Parry decided to take the jump from Wimbledon to Leyton in East London, she knew she was probably going to have to give up some space. "The best place I've lived was in Wimbledon, a leafy big house with a large room and my own balcony," Parry s...
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