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Sultan of Brunei, who passed anti-LGBT laws, owns slew of luxury UK properties

Hassanal Bolkiah, who believes gay people should be stoned to death, is assisted by leading City auditing firmsThe architect of new laws mandating the stoning to death of gay people in Brunei has billions of pounds of property wealth in the UK, shares in a leading tech fund and gets assistance from City auditing firms, a Guardian analysis has found.Hassanal Bolkiah, the sultan of Brunei, owns a slew of properties in the super-rich enclaves of Kensington and Ascot, including luxury hotels and pol...
Tags: UK, City, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, LGBT rights, Brunei, Kensington, Ascot, Hassanal Bolkiah

PE-backed Stanadyne acquires Pure Power

Stanadyne LLC, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, has acquired Columbia, South Carolina-based Pure Power, a maker of OEM and aftermarket diesel fuel injectors, turbochargers and EGR valves for commercial and off-road vehicles. No financial terms were disclosed. Pure Power is backed by Kensington Capital Partners LLC and The Smithfield Group Limited. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kensington Capital Partners LLC and The Smithfield Group Limited announced the sale of ...
Tags: New York, Trends, M&a, Kensington, Columbia South Carolina, Navistar, Smithfield, PE, Blythewood, Kohlberg Company, Industrial/Manufacturing, Stanadyne LLC, Pure Power, Kensington Capital Partners LLC, Smithfield Group Limited PRESS, Smithfield Group Limited

SPOTTED – 4/9/2019

Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Honestly Veggie Popper Duos Zesty Queso Honestly Veggie Popper Duos BBQ & Ranch (Spotted by Sarah D at Five Below.) IKEA Beloning Mix of Chocolate IKEA Beloning White Chocolate with Raspberries (Spotted by Rachel C at IKEA.) Sir Kensington’s Dressing & Marinade Raspberry Pink Peppercorn and...
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Where Buying a House is Least Affordable for Residents

Source: StatistaNew official statistics on the affordability of housing has revealed the areas where homes are the most and least affordable. In this chart, we look at the places where getting onto the property ladder is the toughest. When compared to the average annual earnings of residents in the area, property in Kensington and Chelsea is the least affordable, where putting a roof over your head will cost 45 times more than your salary.  This is a lot higher than anywhere else in the coun...
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Where Buying a House is Most Affordable for Residents

New official statistics on the affordability of housing has revealed the areas where homes are the most and least affordable. In this chart, we look at the places where getting onto the property ladder will hurt your bank account the least. When compared to the average annual earnings of residents in the area, property in Copeland is the most affordable, where buying a home will cost just 2.5 times more than your salary.  This local authority, located in Cumbria, encompasses England’s beaut...
Tags: Real Estate, England, Wales, Radio, Chelsea, House, Kensington, Cumbria, Copeland, General Interest, Lake District National Park

I visited the most expensive neighborhood in the world's most expensive city — a billionaire enclave where where Alibaba founder Jack Ma may have bought a $191 million mansion

Hong Kong was named the least affordable city in the world to live in for the ninth year in a row.  Hong Kong's most expensive neighborhood is The Peak. The Peak is a gorgeous, secluded neighborhood that overlooks Hong Kong and is home to bankers, expatriates, business magnates, celebrities, and millionaires and billionaires. Jack Ma, the Chinese billionaire who founded Alibaba, is said to have purchased a $191 million mansion in the neighborhood in 2015, but it has never been confirmed. Ever...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, New York City, Trends, Bill Gates, Alibaba, Miami, Jeff Bezos, Kensington, Jack Ma, Frommer, Victoria Peak, Hong Kong Island, CNN Travel, Fifth Avenue London, South Beach Hong Kong

Boy charged with murder of London teenager Ayub Hassan

Fifteen-year-old to appear in court over fatal stabbing of Ayub Hassan, 17, in KensingtonPolice have charged a 15-year-old boy with murder in relation to the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old in west London.The victim, Ayub Hassan, from Shepherd’s Bush, was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest in west Kensington on Thursday afternoon. He was taken to hospital but died soon after. Continue reading...
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LG gram 17 Review: The Lightest 17-inch Laptop Around

LG Ultralight laptops are nothing new, but it’s unheard of to find a 17-inch laptop this light. If you want a spacious screen and a laptop that’s effortless to lug around it’s tough to beat the LG gram 17. One of the more unique laptop lineups of the last few years is LG’s gram series which encompasses a range of ultralight laptops. The gram laptops offer high-end internals, great battery life, and—true to their name—the lightest possible weight LG can manage. Previous years have seen 13-,...
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'Unusual activity' at Russian embassy before novichok attack

UK intelligence investigated ‘frantic comings and goings’ at time of Skripal poisoningsIntelligence services investigated unusual activity at the Russian embassy in London in the days before and after the novichok poisoning, it has been reported.MI5, MI6 and GCHQ looked into “frantic comings and goings” at the building in Kensington in the days leading up to the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a source with knowledge of the investigation told the Press ...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Gchq, Russia, UK News, World news, Espionage, Kensington, Press Association Continue, Yulia, Sergei Skripal, Novichok poisonings

I say, that sucks! Crooks are harnessing hoovers to clean out parking meters in Chelsea

£120,000 literally slurped from council coffers over past year The Toff-tastic West London borough of Kensington and Chelsea has recommended that Hugo and Caggie stop paying to park their Bentleys with cash – because hoover-hauling hoodlums are sucking coins out of the meters.…
Tags: Software, Chelsea, Kensington, West London, Caggie

The Best Neighborhoods in London: Where to Stay When You Visit

Posted: 2/25/2019 | February 25th, 2019 I’ve always liked London, but when I visited last year something in me just clicked—and poof! I finally saw the light and came to love it. London has a million things to do to keep you busy a lifetime over. With its amazing architecture, world-class art museums, tons of historical sites, and unique shopping experiences, what’s not to love? What’s not to love about a city where the pubs are so small everyone just stands on the street with their pint glass?...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, London, Thames, Paddington, Chelsea, United Kingdom, Oxford, Camden, Mayfair, West End, Tate Modern, Royal Opera House, Shakespeare, Oxford Street

Six Nations: Ellis Genge in injury scare to hand England a fresh concern ahead of Wales Grand Slam eliminator

England’s front-row injury problems took another turn for the worse on Thursday as Ellis Genge was forced to withdraw from training, just two days after first-choice loosehead prop Mako Vunipola was ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations. Genge was named in the 25-man squad that convened in Kensington this week to prepare for their third-round fixture against Wales, a clash that has been labelled a Grand Slam eliminator as the last two remaining unbeaten sides meet in Cardiff next Saturday. “E...
Tags: England, News, Wales, Cardiff, Kensington, Mako Vunipola, Ellis Genge, Genge

Best Picture noms filming locations

Every year between November and February, all of Hollywood glams up for the red carpet, and the rest of us kick back on a couch with the television on to watch it all unfold and judge. The Academy Awards is one of the most prestigious awards anyone in the film industry can receive, and as the oldest entertainment awards ceremony, all similar ceremonies, such as the Emmy and Grammy awards, are made in its image. Of all the Oscars a film can receive, Best Picture is typically the race everyone ...
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Purcell completes magical weekend with Australian Amateur win at 37th

Conor Purcell with the Australian Amateur Championship trophy Portmarnock's Conor Purcell completed a magical weekend for Irish golf when he triumphed at the 37th to become the first Irishman to win the Australian Amateur Championship in the event's 125-year history.Just hours after Shane Lowry's epic Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship win and the historic vote by Irish clubs (94%) to ap...
Tags: Australia, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Shane Lowry, Kensington, Facetime, Geelong, Gary, Mary, Joey, Nathan

Redfin Ranks the 10 Hottest Affordable Neighborhoods of 2019

Most of the Country’s Most Popular Affordable Neighborhoods are in Baltimore and Philadelphia Seattle, WA – Jan. 15, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) Expensive coastal hubs remain the most coveted places to live, but neighborhoods in Baltimore and Philadelphia are gaining popularity as the most desired affordable neighborhoods in 2019, according to new reports from Redfin (, the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin’s Hottest Affordable Neighborhoods report is an adaptati...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Washington, Boston, Chicago, Radio, Portland, Philadelphia, Portland Oregon, Baltimore, Kensington, San Antonio, Hamilton, Redfin, Rebecca Hall, Lowell

Kensington SD4700P USB-C & USB 3.0 Universal Dual 2K Docking Station Review Features Universal Docking Station A savvy technology investment for evolving and mixed computer environments, the SD4700P connects to any laptop equipped with USB-C or USB 3.0, and supports both Windows and Mac operating systems. Universal Docking Station Simple Set-up Deploying a universal dock has never been easier. The SD4700P offers quick connections to transfer audio, video, data and power (supported USB-C devices only). Supporting clean and clutter-free workspaces, w...
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Kensington SD4800P Universal USB-C Scalable Video Docking Station Review Features Driverless USB-C Connectivity Allows users to transfer data (up to 10Gbps), video, and audio, and provide up to 60W of power delivery (PD 3.0)* via a single cable for a simple plug and play experience with no drivers required. *Host device must support Power Delivery and DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C. Driverless USB-C Connectivity Dual or Triple Video Output Options** Provide two DisplayPort++ ports and one HDMI port to allow users to select the right connectio...
Tags: Reviews, Seo, Usb, Computers, Kensington, Vesa, Chris Voss, Kensington Security Slot Zero

Meghan Markle Has Been Giving Fashion Advice To Unemployed Women In Need

Meghan Markle has already proved her fashion credentials by being the unofficial guest of honor at 2018's Fashion Awards, and presenting Givenchy designer Clare Waight Keller, the woman who made her wedding dress, with British Designer of the Year for Womenswear. Earlier today, though, the Duchess of Sussex used her love of fashion for a greater cause.At the north Kensington-based charity Smart Works, which provides long-term unemployed and vulnerable women with interview clothes and training, ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Paris, Victoria Beckham, Stella Mccartney, Tommy Hilfiger, Kensington, Gatwick Airport, Beckham, Sussex, Givenchy, Patsy, Markle, MEGHAN MARKLE, Clare Waight Keller, Association of Commonwealth Universities


Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Brown Cow French Desserts Creme Brulee Brown Cow French Desserts Chocolate Pot De Creme (Spotted by Christine B at Giant.) Quaker Chewy Chocolate Brownie-Licious (Spotted by Sarah R at Target.) Marketside Bourbon Pecan Cake (Spotted by Bob K at Walmart.) Sir...
Tags: Shopping, Walmart, Sam, Kensington, Sylvia, Spotted on Shelves, Bob K, Deborah S, Christine B, Sarah R, Dijon Mustard Honey Mustard, Sprouts Mac, Tomato Basil Sauce Spotted

The Grenfell Tower inquiry: ‘You want to believe they know what they're doing’

As phase one of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire ends, and hopes of justice remain in the balance for the survivors and the bereaved, it’s time to reflect on the process and ask, have we learned the lessons of past public inquiries?In giving evidence to the Grenfell Tower inquiry last month, Robert Black, chief executive of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO), which was responsible for the tower block, could not recall very much of the most fateful night of ...
Tags: London, Law, UK News, Kensington, Robert Black, Grenfell, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation KCTMO, Grenfell tower inquiry, Black a Scot

American’s New Domestic First Class Cheeseburger

American Airlines has a new cheeseburger in domestic first class at lunch. A year ago United upgraded their condiments in a deal with Sir Kensington. United then added Sir Kensington chipotle mayo this summer. American is using these same exact condiments -- which are good but exhibit a sad lack of originality. Continue reading American’s New Domestic First Class Cheeseburger...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Kensington, United, American Airlines, Sir Kensington United

Over $133 in New Ibotta Offers – Save on Sir Kensington’s, Crystal Farms, COTY & More!

Ibotta Offers Some new Ibotta offers are available today. Now is a really great time to join Ibotta! Lately we’re seeing so many double and triple dips using Ibotta Offers paired with manufacturer’s coupons and eCoupons, etc. Groceries $0.75/1 Litehouse Dressing for any variety, 12 oz., 13 oz. or 20 oz. size. (LIMIT 5) (Various... Read More Read more about Over $133 in New Ibotta Offers – Save on Sir Kensington’s, Crystal Farms, COTY & More!
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Grenfell Tower management company chief sent warning memo during fire

Robert Black told colleagues that they needed to find answers about the cladding and refurbishmentThe chief executive of the company that managed Grenfell Tower warned colleagues they needed to find answers to questions about the cladding and the specification of the refurbishment even as it burned in front of him, it has emerged.At 6am – just over five hours after the fire started – Robert Black emailed senior officials at the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO), sayin...
Tags: UK News, Kensington, Robert Black, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation KCTMO, Grenfell tower inquiry

DT Daily: Num Pang Chef Ben Daitz talks offers for successful collaborations

We were joined by chef Ben Diatz of Num Pang Kitchen on this episode of DT Daily to talk about his restaurant's latest collaboration with condiment company Sir Kensington's and the benefit of searching for outside perspectives. The post DT Daily: Num Pang Chef Ben Daitz talks offers for successful collaborations appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Interview, Trends, Kensington, Ben Daitz, DT Daily, Brenda Stolyar, Ben Diatz

Two stabbed in Sony Music's Kensington office building

People were evacuated from the office block and local roads were closed.
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2 stabbed, man arrested in incident near Sony’s London HQ

LONDON (AP) — Two people were stabbed and a man arrested Friday at an address in central London that is home to the offices of Sony Music, police said. The Metropolitan Police force said armed officers were sent to Derry St. in Kensington at about 11 a.m. Friday and the building was evacuated as a […]
Tags: London, News, Ap, Sony, Kensington, Sony Music, Derry St, Nation & World

After disaster declaration, Philly outlines goals for opioid-plagued Kensington

The city's new plan for the neighborhood includes immediate goals to be completed by Nov. 16; short-term goals to be accomplished by Dec. 31; and longer-term goals that should be completed by June.
Tags: Kensington, Incidents, Philly

Duke and Duchess of Sussex Expecting First Royal Baby

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child, it was announced Monday. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were said to be “very pleased” to be expecting their first child in spring 2019. The royal baby will become the seventh in line to the British crown. The announcement was made via the Kensington […]
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'Huge concentrations' of toxins found in Grenfell soil, study finds

Exclusive: Public Health England has not acted on early findings of report warning of potential carcinogensToxins that could have long-term health implications for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire and thousands of people who live nearby have been identified by one of the world’s leading toxicology experts, the Guardian can reveal.Early results of the study by Prof Anna Stec prompted her to privately urge Public Health England (PHE), the Department of Health, the police and Kensington and...
Tags: Health, Science, London, UK News, Chemistry, Chelsea, Health policy, Public Health England, Kensington, Grenfell, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Grenfell tower inquiry, Anna Stec, Public Health England PHE the Department of Health

As opioids ravaged Kensington, a career cop learned how to police a crisis | Mike Newall

The opioid epidemic touches everything, changes everything, including the career of a veteran cop in Kensington.
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