The 81-year-old songstress fell ill during a charity concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at the Apollo Theater in New York.
Cut grass prickles under the rising heat as the first waves of coaches and players mill around the dugout. Today marks the latest home game non-league South London football team Dulwich Hamlet has been forced to play away from Champion Hill, the ground it’s called home since 1912. Today’s mid-April fixture against Essex team Thurrock […]
A sheet mask is that extra skincare step for when you want to give your face some real TLC and what many use to physically show on Instagram they are definitely having a #selfcaresunday. Derived from South Korean beauty regimes, sheet masks are cloth based masks (usually made from non woven fibres, cotton, hydrogel or bio cellulose) […]
Song : Puch Na Singer : Gurjazz Musician : Preet Hundal Lyricist : Jass Gill
Unions have reacted with fury after it was revealed a super-rich businessman dubbed the “Prince of Darkness” for his reputation for slashing jobs will spearhead a £1bn reform of the courts service. Former Kwik Fit chief executive Tim Parker will be the new chairman of HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), Justice Secretary David […]
With more couples choosing to live together before they get married, the traditional wedding gift list is often redundant. The average UK wedding now costs more than £27,000, so who wants an extra toaster, new kettle or spare bread-maker when what you really need is some help with funding your honeymoon? It’s fair to say that […]
Inequality. We can find it everywhere, throughout the world in all sorts of forms and being directed against all sorts of people. However, arguably one of the most pervasive forms of inequality globally, is gender inequality. It crosses cultures, religions and ethnic boundaries. Wherever you go in the world, you can find similar attitudes when […]
The Commonwealth is a bastion of homophobia. Thirty-six of the 53 member states criminalise same-sex relationships, with penalties ranging up to life imprisonment in in nine countries and the risk of execution in parts of two, Pakistan and Nigeria. Despite this outrageous persecution, the biennial Commonwealth summit has for six decades refused to debate, let […]
A deceivingly heavy bag of groceries in one hand, two gallons of milk in the other and newly bloomed daffodils that smell of spring in abundance balancing in the crevice of my right elbow. I struggle slightly to reach the doorbell, and while doing so, I try to brush off and leave the look of […]
How is Theresa May feeling? Ashamed, I hope, about the Windrush scandal. But, when it comes to the key men around her, angry, put upon and under threat, I’m pretty sure. That’s how Margaret Thatcher felt in her last 18 months as Prime Minister, as I saw first-hand when I worked for her. Equal pay, […]
A former top aide to Theresa May has apparently deleted his Twitter account after his bold claim that she was not responsible for for the infamous “Go Home” vans was disputed. Nick Timothy, who has been a columnist in the Daily Telegraph since he quit as May’s chief of staff last year, wrote in his […]
World-famous DJ Avicii has died at the age of 28. The body of the Swedish-born producer, born Tim Bergling, was found in Oman on Friday, a publicist confirmed.
In spite of accumulating countless TV documentary filmmaking ‘air miles’ over the last thirty-odd years, I found Rivers of Blood: 50 Years On a highly challenging project to work on for a variety of reasons. To begin with, aside from producing and directing this landmark 90-minute documentary for Channel 5, I chose to do most […]