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Teenagers arrested over killing of 17-year-old boy in London

Victim’s mother calls for end to violence as three questioned over Islington knife attackMurder detectives are questioning three teenagers arrested over the stabbing of a teenage boy in the street in Islington, north London.The 17-year-old died at the scene, 30 minutes after the attack on Caledonian Road, near to the multi-million-pound redevelopment of Kings Cross in London. Continue reading...
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My Top 10 Hostels in Sydney in 2019

Updated: 1/9/2019 | January 9th, 2019 Hostels in Sydney are expensive. Since I started visiting the city, I’ve seen hostel prices skyrocket as just the cost of living in Australia has gone up. Even when you factor in the favorable exchange rate right now, it’s just expensive to get a bed here, especially at some of the larger, more upscale hostels. However, with a little planning, you can make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck. The cheapest hostels in Sydney are found in the K...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Sydney, Broadway, Chinatown, Kings Cross, Opera House, Bondi Beach, Don, Sasha, Effie, Central Station, Luna Park, Darling Harbour, Potts Point, NomadicMatt


Adults Only At Dulcie's Bar Bohemia, Kings Cross

Dulcie's Bar Bohemia is just what Kings Cross needs a bit more of. A bar in a renovated former stripjoint, it pays homage to Kings Cross's colourful identities, alive and deceased with a fun cocktail list.
Tags: Travel, Kings Cross, Dulcie, Dulcie s Bar Bohemia Kings Cross, Bar Bohemia


My Top 10 Hostels in Sydney

Posted: 12/24/2018 | December 24th, 2018 Hostels in Sydney are expensive. Since I started visiting the city, I’ve seen hostel prices skyrocket as just the cost of living in Australia has gone up. Even when you factor in the favorable exchange rate right now, it’s just expensive to get a bed here, especially at some of the larger, more upscale hostels. However, with a little planning, you can make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck. The cheapest hostels in Sydney are found in th...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Sydney, Broadway, Chinatown, Kings Cross, Opera House, Bondi Beach, Don, Sasha, Effie, Central Station, Luna Park, Darling Harbour, Potts Point, NomadicMatt


Film Festival examines key Aboriginal issues: Culture and Ecology

The Kimberley is a vast and rugged region – 420,000km2 of unique landforms and species of wildlife, swathes of wilderness defined by rugged ranges, spectacular gorges, savannah, waterfalls, cave systems and a largely isolated coastline. It is among the world’s most ecologically diverse areas and home to the highest percentage of Aboriginal people living on country in Australia – all of which is threatened by the relentless expansion of mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture. The Aborigina...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Australia, Culture, United States, Vanuatu, Kings Cross, Max, Kimberley, Festivals & Events, Ray, Gina Rinehart, Stewart, Pacific Island, Sonia


Learn All About Why London is a Haven for Harry Potter Fans

If you are among the millions of Harry Potter fans across the world, London should be your next choice of holiday destination! Hundreds of thousands of die-hard Potter fans make a pilgrimage of sorts to the many Harry Potter locations spread across London. These range from guided tours to movie locations, encompassing everything related to the Harry Potter legend. If you are an ardent Potterhead, London should be your next port of call!   If you need to book accommodation in central London, ...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, London, Harry Potter, Kings Cross, Soho, Potter, Hogwarts, Harry Potter Fans, Hogwarts Express, Great Hall, Diagon Alley, Palace Theater, Cutter Squidge, Potterhead London, Park Grand London Kensington Hotel


The Zennström manifesto

At almost 86 degrees Fahrenheit, London is enduring a mini heat wave by traditional British summer standards. News reports at the weekend had relayed findings from the Met Office’s latest “State of the U.K. Climate report” confirming that the country is officially warming. Perhaps the first two industrial revolutions have finally taken their toll on the planet, just as the World Economic Forum argues that we are ushering in a fourth industrial revolution based on emerging technology such as arti...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Spotify, Europe, London, News, Microsoft, Ebay, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Tech, Eu, Munich, Silicon Valley, Met Office


The Perfect English Townhouse, Courtesy of a UK Design Authority

Design writer Ros Byam Shaw is the creator of the “Perfect” series of books: Perfect English made its debut in 2007, followed by Perfect English Cottage, Perfect English Farmhouse, and Perfect French Country (as well as the instant classic Farrow & Ball Decorating with Colour). The former features editor of The World of Interiors, Byam Shaw teamed up with another WOI contributor, photographer Jan Baldwin, on all but the first of these titles, and the prolific duo has recently come out with Perfe...
Tags: Books, London, India, Germaine Greer, London School Of Economics, Kings Cross, Bedrooms, Wynn, Baldwin, Kiki Kogelnik, Remodel & Renovation, Kitchen Design, House Call, Required Reading, Ros Byam Shaw, Jan Baldwin


A guide to collecting vintage menus

We’ve all handled a restaurant menu but have you ever held one worth hundreds of dollars? Even though vintage menu collecting is a relatively inexpensive pastime, there are numerous antique menus worth four-figure sums and a handful worth thousands. The challenge for all menu collectors is finding surviving copies that are in good condition – by their nature, menus are stained, torn, and thrown away once the dishes and prices change. But some survive, and in remarkable condition too. Vintage me...
Tags: Food, Books, New York, Hollywood, London, California, La, Iraq, Restaurants, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Britain, Chelsea, Hawaii, Morocco


Luke Lazarus breaks silence over Kings Cross rape trial to criticise media

Lazarus, who was acquitted of rape, says Four Corners ‘got things totally wrong’ and ‘painted me as a guilty man getting away with a crime’• Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningLuke Lazarus, the man acquitted of raping 18-year-old Saxon Mullins outside of his father’s Kings Cross nightclub five years ago, has spoken publicly for the first time, saying he had been misrepresented by media reporting of the case and that he has “nothing to hide”.Lazarus, 26, said ...
Tags: Abc, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Kings Cross, Lazarus, Soho, Guardian Australia, Mullins, Rape and sexual assault, Luke Lazarus, Saxon Mullins


Former Facebook executive Joanna Shields tells us why she just became CEO of a $2 billion AI startup

Drug discovery startup BenevolentAI has appointed former Facebook executive, ex-government minister, and peer Joanna Shields as its chief executive. Shields is one of the highest-profile women in UK technology, but has been under the radar since stepping down as the British government's first internet safety minister last year. BenevolentAI uses artificial intelligence to help discover new drugs to treat diseases such as Parkinson's. The company recently raised $115 million from existing backe...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, New York, London, California, US, Trends, House Of Lords, Silicon Valley, Kings Cross, Business Insider, Deepmind, Shields, Parkinson, EMEA


Kings Cross station closed amid pro-Kurdish demo

A large gathering outside Kings Cross station in London results in a temporary closure.
Tags: UK, London, News, Kings Cross


Industrial gasholders transformed into luxury modern residences in London

Work has officially completed on the Gasholders residential development in London’s King’s Cross, and the adaptive reuse project is as every bit as stunning as we expected. The trio of Victorian gasholders, an iconic landmark of the city’s industrial past, have been transformed into modern luxury apartments, duplexes, and penthouses under the design direction of Wilkinson Eyre, while Jonathan Tuckey Design led the interior architecture with interiors by No 12 Studio. Created for King’s Cross C...
Tags: Design, London, Architecture, Gallery, Aluminum, King, Kings Cross, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Morrison, King 's Cross, Cross, Atrium, Dan Pearson, Jonathan Tuckey


Gone To Market: The Kings Cross Farmer's Markets

The Kings Cross markets have changed from a Sunday bric a brac market to include a Saturday farmer's market with plenty of places for people to buy produce and tasty treats. Imagine freshly filled jam and custard donuts, rainbow cakes and bacon and egg rolls!
Tags: Travel, Kings Cross


Google is finally, officially starting work on its new $1.3 billion London HQ (GOOG, GOOGL)

Better late than never. Google is finally, officially starting work on its new British headquarters in London, years after it was first announced. On Tuesday, Google held its official groundbreaking of the site, where it will build a "landscraper" designed by famous architect Thomas Heatherwick. Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Google and its parent company Alphabet was in attendance, as was London mayor Sadiq Khan (who officially "broke ground"), and Google's UK managing director Ronan H...
Tags: Google, UK, London, Navy, Trends, Central London, Kings Cross, Sadiq Khan, Ronan Harris, Thomas Heatherwick Ruth Porat


Whirlwind London visit

Geo 51.5002 0.126236Wow we hit London for a quick visit.Dinner at ONeills Irish pub and drinks with Dan and Rachel.Stayed in a little room near Kings Cross station.Then a huge day Stonehenge Glastonbury and Avebury all in one day.Caught up wi
Tags: Travel, London, Kings Cross, Glastonbury, Dan, Rachel, Avebury


Farewell, competitive commuting: TfL paints zones where tube doors open

Transport for London trials green paint to indicate where to board in bid to ease congestion – but has provoked the ire of some combative passengers Seasoned London Underground commuters have complained green platform markings indicating where carriage doors will open have ruined their “competitive advantage” at being first on trains. The trial on the Victoria line at Kings Cross station is designed to reduce congestion by encouraging people to avoid green areas on the platform while waiting for...
Tags: London, UK News, Transport, Rail transport, Victoria, London Underground, Tfl, Kings Cross


Harry Potter fans flock to Kings Cross on special date

Harry Potter fans have gathered at Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross station to mark the date in which Albus Severus Potter made his first journey to Hogwarts
Tags: News, Stories, Harry Potter, Kings Cross, Albus Severus Potter


Today Is A Major Milestone In Harry Potter & People Are Losing It

Just because Harry Potter and his friends grew up doesn't mean their story is over.As any die-hard fan of the book series will tell you, September 1, 2017 happens to be the day Potter's son, Albus Severus Potter, heads to Hogwarts. Albus' story kicks off in the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows epilogue and continues in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.Naturally, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling tweeted about the occasion. "Today's the day Albus Severus Potter boards the Hogwarts E...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Harry Potter, King, Kings Cross, Rowling, Potter, J K Rowling, King s Cross, Beth, Isaac, Hogwarts Express, Albus, Warwick Davis, Slytherin


Best things to see in London: Top 15 Tourist Attractions

Finding the time to fit in all the best things to see in London is the hardest part of a trip to England, but hopefully this guide will give you somewhere to start. From all the famous sights that you’ve heard about for years (Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, etc) to the must-do activities like high tea and shopping at Oxford Street, there’s just an overabundance of things to see and do. If you are planning to visit London, make sure to include these ones and let me know of any other favourites you...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, London, Britain, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill, Oxford, Camden, Buckingham Palace, Sherlock Holmes, Circuit, Oxford Street, Hyde Park, Bond, Kings Cross


Arsenal's new home shirt features darker red, button collar design

Arsenal's home shirts for the 2017-18 season will include a darker shade of red, a button collar and a cannon on the yoke. The shirts, unveiled at an event at Kings Cross station involving legends Robert Pires and Martin Keown, resemble those they have worn each of the last two years. They again include the white shoulders that have appeared since Puma became the kit supplier in 2014 but remove the dark red stripe down the front of the shirt that was introduced for last season. Presenting.....
Tags: Football, Sport, Arsenal, Puma, Martin Keown, Blog Post, Kings Cross, Robert Pires, English Premier League, kfPd6jpeZN Arsenal FC


Christmas markets

Geo 50.6372 3.06302Jess Shona and I got up really early today and met at Kings Cross at 6.15am on a Saturday We caught the Eurostar to Lille France to spend the day there and visit the Christmas markets. The plan was to sleep on the train because i
Tags: Travel, Kings Cross, Lille France


In the middle of the souk

Geo 31.6334 7.9996We finally made it to Morocco after my doubts. Yesterday afternoon it began to snow in London with no sign of it stopping. All airports had been affected. I met Charlotta and Carolina at Kings Cross and we just after midnight we caug
Tags: Travel, London, Morocco, Kings Cross, Carolina, Charlotta


Best Airbnbs in Sydney

Sydney is a harbor city with some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. The Opera House is at the top of every visitor’s itinerary, but you’ll discover Sydney’s true charm when you start to explore the city’s neighborhoods. What better way to do that, than by staying in a local Airbnb. Here’s a quick guide to some of the most popular neighborhoods and the best Airbnb option. Bondi $424/night, North Bondi, 3 bedroom beachhouse Photo: Airbnb Bondi is one of Sydney’s most well-visite...
Tags: Travel, New York, Travel Planning, Australia, Accommodation, House, Sydney, Harry, Airbnb, Coca Cola, Newtown, Manly, Kings Cross, Opera House, Cbd, All


DXC Technology puts reluctant office movers on naughty step

'We'll send you to Kings Cross... or Coventry, you've got a week to decide' DXC Technology staff who continue to ignore orders to haul their asses 4km (2.5 miles) across London to repopulate shiny offices in Kings Cross will soon be locked out of the building they're reluctant to exit.…
Tags: London, Software, Coventry, Kings Cross


Google unveils giant green landscraper for London HQ

Google has finally unveiled plans for its new London headquarters—and it’s a beaut. Designed by the architecture studios of Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels, the gargantuan one-million-square-foot office building is dubbed “landscraper” for its length that’s longer than the Shard is tall. Set parallel to the King’s Cross railway station, the Google building is punctuated with greenery and energy-efficient systems including rooftop solar panels and smart solar blinds. Recently submitted to ...
Tags: Google, Design, London, California, Architecture, Gallery, Bjarke Ingels, Mountain View, Green Building, Thomas Heatherwick, Big, Kings Cross, Carousel Showcase, Bjarke Ingels Group, Office Building, Google Headquarters


Luke Lazarus found not guilty in retrial over Kings Cross nightclub rape allegation

Woman alleges she was assaulted behind Soho nightclub but judge finds ‘no reasonable grounds’ for believing the complainant did not consentA Sydney man has been cleared of raping a teenager in the laneway outside his father’s Kings Cross nightclub after a retrial.Luke Andrew Lazarus, now 25, was sentenced in 2015 to at least three years’ jail over the 2013 rape of an 18-year-old woman on her first night out in Kings Cross but his conviction was later quashed on appeal. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Crime - Australia, Kings Cross, Soho, Luke Lazarus, Luke Andrew Lazarus


How To Get Music On Spotify’s Playlists

Anyone working in music industry promotion has doubtless tried to figure out how to get their music on a Spotify playlist, and while it's not as simple as most would like, there are certain steps you can and should take to increase the likelihood of earning a coveted playlist spot. _______________________________ Guest post by Lucie Watson of Platoon  If you’re working in the music industry as an artist, manager, label, distributor or any other field you’ve probably had or heard a...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, Lorde, Youtube, Marketing, Dave, Ed Sheeran, Guest Post, Drake, John Legend, Kings Cross, Deezer, Lagos, Music Business, Streaming & Cloud


The day after Westminster, my morning commute

I’m sat on the 07:50 from Welwyn North to London Kings Cross. It’s the day after the Westminster attacks and if I wasn’t listening to Radio 4, I would hardly know anything has happened. The carriage is packed, people are glued to their smartphones: life goes on.  When I arrive at Kings Cross, it’s a […]
Tags: London, Uncategorized, Pr, Kings Cross, Welwyn North


Meet the startups that just pitched at EF’s 7th Demo Day in London (and our top picks)

 Company builder and early-stage investor Entrepreneur First’s Demo Day for its 7th London cohort has just taken place. The event, held in Kings Cross, saw 18 newly outed startups pitch their wares on stage to investors, press and other actors in the European tech scene. Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, London, Tech, Kings Cross, Entrepreneur First