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How much will tickets for MLB in London set you back?

How much will tickets for MLB in London set you back?

American Sports, Sport
The Major League Baseball game is coming to the London Stadium this summer, and will be the first to be played in the UK. The primary use of the stadium after the London Olympics in 2012 has been as the home ground of Premier league side West Ham United, but it has since hosted various sporting events. CEO of LondonStadium185, Graham Gilmore  said at the time of the announcement: “We’ve hosted Premier League football, world athletics, international & domestic rugby union and league, Race of Champions in 2015 and invited some of the world’s biggest musical names to perform in concert at the venue each summer. “The event will see London Stadium further its aims to become the most widely used stadium in Europe.” MLB is following in the footsteps of the NFL which has hosted gam
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Who’s Performing?

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Who’s Performing?

Fashion, Lifestyle, Shopping
Up to this point, we know which models are walking the show, where it will be held and when. The long-anticipated event of the year can be the pedal to a promising Christmas season (great gift ideas alert!). One of the highlights of the show, besides the actual lingerie line and stunning models, are the performances. Shawn Mendes and Halsey are among the named singers. Victoria’s Secret has named singers who will be performing at the show. According to Harper’s Bazar, Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts have been named as the musical acts at the 2018 VS show. The catwalk is known for its spectacular aesthetics and musical performances, with previous names including Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber.
London crime rates soar past New York

London crime rates soar past New York

News, UK, World
Words: Leanne Hall | Brenda Zini     The Office for National Statistics has released new data implying that London now has a higher crime rate than New York. The number of violent crimes logged by police has risen by a fifth (19 per cent) to 1.2 million compared to the previous year. https://twitter.com/ONS/status/920937715369160704 Criminal justice experts insist the rise of crime in London is due to the way it is policed, budget cuts have reduced the number of neighbourhood patrols. Meaning police will come after the crime has happened, and are not there to prevent it. Unlike New York where the police department have seen an increase in neighbourhood patrol and a decrease in crime rate. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/921323063945453574 President...

EKAJ: A Film Highlighting Key Issues Amongst LGBT Youth

Entertainment, Film & TV
EKAJ is the debut feature film created by first time female director, filmmaker and photographer; Cati Gonzalez. Reporter:  Sasha Wickenden | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement The film is currently doing the film festival run across the US and has also previewed in Spain and Lisbon. Already the film has done well to impress the critics and has been awarded ‘Best Film’ at the NY Downtown Urban Arts Festival. It was also awarded ‘Best Feature Film’ and ‘Best First Time Director’ at the Philadelphia Independent film festival. The movie had its UK debut in Leeds this October at the No Gloss Film Festival. EKAJ is filmed in an unconventional style. It has both a documentary and raw feel to it, tackling a lot of serious issues such as homelessness in a big city. The film was inspired by Midnight Co
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