Exodus crisis facing Catholic Church

    The Second Vatican Council opened in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. With the prophecy that “a new day is dawning on Church, bathing her in radiant splendor” The identity of the Catholic media, about strict adherence to the church’s teachings, especially on marriage and sexual morals or is it a more liberal approach,…

Unsocial digital life

Ji Tolentino is The New Yorker’s professional millennial journalist, in an era of malleable truth and widespread political delusion,  who  writes both contemporary and classical from social media to the gig economy, enhanced the pages of the old magazine with Zeitgeist animated essays, reports from the trenches of today’s gender wars. Her new book Trick…

Emiliano Sala and his pilot poisoned

Emiliano Sala (28) and his pilot was poisoned by carbon monoxide just before the plane he was in crashed into the Channel, it was revealed. Tests on the body found in the wreckage showed he had enough of the gas in his system to potentially knock him unconscious and induce a heart attack. The body David…

WeWork goes public with $4bn IPO

WeWork’s IPO would see the office-space provider becoming the latest private unicorn to go public in the face stormier markets and glooming economy. Executives are keen to complete the IPO while US stocks remain near record highs,  as its rapid growth and balooning losses and heavy debts. The IPO doucments show the company had a…

FINDING “BUDGET” GOOD FOOD IN LONDON

Rio’s Piri Piri at 112 Lisson Grove London NW1 6UL opened on April 5th this year and is the third branch in London joining Croydon and Wembley. There are eleven more outside the London area. Rio’s Piri Piri branches first opened in 2015.  Affiliated with Deliveroo Just Eat and Uber Eat, with a minimum order…

The Passion of the Playboy Riots, by Neil Weatherall

The Passion of the Playboy Riots, by Neil Weatherall Review by Rick Alancroft   The play’s title is drawn from, The Playboy of the Western World by fellow Abbey director, J.M. Synge which in 1904 caused riots in the audience. The Passion of the Playboy Riots, is play that takes us on a whistle stop…

Apple Card woos users with White titanium bank card

Apple’s first foray into personal finance includes a white platinum bank card with 16-digit numbers. Apple actually wants people to pay for goods using Apple Pay via iPhone or Apple Watch. The card’s hardware is mostly irrelevant as Apple incentivises consumers not to use it, giving 1 per cent cashback on purchases made with the…

Vista sell 50 % of Advanced to BC partners

Vista Equity Partners is selling a 50 per cent stake in Advanced, a UK , Software company whose clients include British Gas, Virgin Atlantic and the NHS for around £2bn including debt to BC Partners which plans to grow the Slough based business  by buying up smaller competitors. The deal comes in the midst of…