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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: new trailer ‘Knock Knock’

In the 80s and early 90s, companies kowtowed to teen culture
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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Richard Ayoade’s The Double: exclusive image gallery

Richard Ayoade is quickly becoming one of the UK’s mos
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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LuvBug – Resonance (Official Video)

Allow us to introduce you to Luvbug; The enigmatic London DJ
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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Predestination: first trailer starring Ethan Hawke

Did you ever watch Daybreakers? It was a surprisingly good v
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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The Imitation Game: first trailer starring Benedict Cumberbatch

To put it mildly, Benedict Cumberbatch is great. And his position in the movie industry is only going to be strengthened if he continues to choose to appear in a mixture of huge block busters and smaller, more artistically interesting projects. It’s all the better if these worthier works are set in the past, which is where Cumberbatch looks like he comes from. The Imitation Game falls into the latter category,
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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Loving The New FW14 Adidas Originals

Revolutionising some of adidas Originals most enduring sneaker stories, we reimagine them for a demanding and fast paces women’s fashion arena by taking it back to basics and literally evolving our cult classics. Keeping the iconic original colourways and vamping them up with luxury materials, such as Italian leather uppers, we see the legendary ZX 6000, the game-changing Bankshot and the beloved Top Ten Hi dressed u
Posted On 21 Jul 2014
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Fifty Shades of Grey: teaser trailer for the movie

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare your loins, because funny feelings are about to be stirred within them by Fifty Shades of Grey, the big screen adaptation of every mum’s favourite pornographic novel. We’ve just got the first teaser trailer, ahead of the full version which is due this Thursday. And, as is often the case with this kind of thing, it’s more smoke and mirrors than a concrete look at the fil
Posted On 21 Jul 2014
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Track Of The Day: Phantom Runners – On The Run

This week’s track of the week comes from the super talented Phantom Runners. ‘On The Run’ is bound to wake you up this Sunny Monday morning, giving us a well needed dose of guitars a
Posted On 21 Jul 2014
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Are You Ready For The Bikini Bike Ride?

The Luv Handles Bikini Bike Ride 2014. Get your kit off and your ‘kini on! August 9 (the same day as ‘Prudential Ride London’), our event is hosting a jaw-dropping, traffic-stopping, cycling-spectacul
Posted On 21 Jul 2014
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2008 Fifties Style fashion Shoot – WJ Issue 10

Another throwback post for you. This time our fifties inspired fashion shoot back in 2010 – styled by Hannah Rochell, shot by James Parsons and art directed by Lu Orcheston Findlay.  
Posted On 20 Jul 2014
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Interview: A Quickie with The Dealer

We caught up with new producer on the block, The Dealer, to talk Southampton, his latest single ‘Right Beside You’, Peter Gabriel, and dance moves in a rave! Read on to find out who this g
Posted On 20 Jul 2014
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Top 10 Things We’ve Seen on the Internet This Week 18.07.2014

Here’s this week’s top 10, with not a single one of Weird Al’s lazy, rushed parody songs in sight! You’re welcome. 1) This picture of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson take
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Ping! Comes To Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf’s ever-popular table tennis event, Ping! returns this August from 1st to 10th. Everyone is encouraged to head down to Canary Wharf to take part! Participants can polish up their skills wi
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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31p Iced Tea At The Diner

To mark the hottest day of the year so far, The Diner will be offering up their refreshing Iced Tea’s for just 31p! With temperatures soaring, the population of London is trying to find new ways to ke
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Steam and Rye Launches ‘All You Can Eat Ribs and Shrimps’

Steam and Rye is the new one-stop nightlife destination venue, created by London entrepreneur Nick House (Mahiki, Whisky Mist and Bodo’s Schloss) and British model and national sweetheart Kelly Brook.
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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London’s Iconic Bridges Over The Ages

Old meets new in 16  hybrid images that The Museum of London has put together showing London’s most
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Get Free Curries From Indian Restaurant Laksha Bay

Award-winning Wapping Indian restaurant Laksha Bay has announced two brand new schemes for loyal cus
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Suki Waterhouse Designs Exclusively For Superga

Superga UK have to announced a new venture and collection with British actress and model, Suki Water
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Get 50% Off Patty & Bun’s New Breakfast Bun

Patty & Bun have gone into the breakfast business at their Liverpool Street location. On the men
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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Today Uber’s Giving Out Icecream On Demand!

No matter where you are in the world, there’s little that captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream. Today, July 18th (set to be the hottest day of the year so far), Uber are serving up ice cream on demand in 144 Uber cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents and that list of course includes London. When it comes to London, nothing says ‘British Summertime’ like a Mr. Whippy in the park!  Ice cream vans wi
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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London’s First Cafe Dedicated To Boardgames

There’s been cats, retro video games and rats who have had cafes dedicated to them but now it’s the humble board games turn. The cafe will stock around 500 board games Draughts will be found in Hackney and opens this September. It’s certainly a nice change when it seems that our main down time pass time involves staring at screens. Toby Hamand, took out a bank and government loan to fund the project, he is confident that it̵
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Something Cool To Do This Weekend? Visit Kings Cross’s Ice Well

We’ve not always had fridges – go knows how anyone coped with that. One of the ways people coped (which would probably be nice today ) is to store ice that came around in carts and blocks were chipped off for anyone that wanted to keep something cool. Fresh ice in the olden days however was rare and as well as being used for keeping meat and dairy products cool it was also used instead of anaesthetic for surgical procedures – ou
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Need Euros? Head To The Underground

70 London underground stations now have cash machines the dish out Euros – Why? You might ask… well yeah, we asked the same thing. They do dispense pounds as well so at least that’s one sure fire bonus. They are provided by Raphaels Bank and are currently to be found
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Creating Small Bathrooms For City Living

Houses are expensive commodities and many people today find it difficult to even get a foot on the property ladder, let alone climb it! It’s no wonder then that many first-time buyers settle for a modest city apartment. After all, it’s somewhere to call home and city-based properties
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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500 Free Burgers This Sat In Tooting

We love an Honest Burger Launch – the newest outlet comes to Tooting this weekend and they are giving away 500 free burgers to celebrate! First come first serve peoples so get down their early as these free burger offerings are always quick to go. The date and time for the diary
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Google Launches A Computer Game-esque 3D View of London

Googles 3D mapping feature has been extended to London, their 45-degree aerial image capture enabling the city to be seen in massive amounts of detail almost like you were there! You can now zoom right in and see amazing details on the buildings on existing services Google Maps and Go
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Free Underwater Disco This Weekend In Camden

This weekend Camden opens a new pool (indoors sadly but a pool none the less) and to celebrate they are putting on a free under water disco! The new pool opened on Saturday 19 July and is part of a fantastic new leisure centre in the heart of King’s Cross at 5 Pancras Square. Th
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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How Will You Cope With The Heat This Weekend?

So it turns out the hottest day of the year is still to come. Temperatures will hit 30 Degrees this Friday and as Londoners this might worry you rather than excite you. If you can’t get out of the city and don’t have a garden heat isn’t quite so exciting. So how to e
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Ouija: official trailer starring Olivia Cooke

We’ve all used ouija boards at some point, right? And the collective trembling and unconscious movements of several people making a glass tumbler slide suspiciously across a bit of paper with letters hastily scrawled on it can be quite spooky, if you don’t think about it t
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Kite: new trailer starring Samuel L. Jackson

Check it out, Samuel L. Jackson is in an anime adaptation! Although to be fair he’s more of an enabler for the violent young protagonist of Kite, rather than the film’s focal point. But still, this new trailer paints it as a stylish and over the top action movie that doesn
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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Laggies: first trailer starring Keira Knightley

Extra, extra, read all about it! Directionless Young Woman Shows Older Single Dad That There’s More To Life Than Work, While Also Discovering What She Wants To Do With Her Life Through Their Relationship! That’s the first trailer for Laggies in a nutshell. Keira Knightley
Posted On 17 Jul 2014
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DJ Fresh collaborates with Ellie Goulding for ‘Flashlight’

With Ellie Goulding’s dance influenced music and recent collaborations with Skrillex and Calvin Harris amongst others it was a natural fit for her and DJ Fresh to get in the studio together. The single is a punchy reworking of the version that appears on Ellie’s million-selling album
Posted On 16 Jul 2014
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Take a listen to Pablo Nouvelle’s new track featuring A-L-X – ‘You Don’t Understand’

Black Butter Records’ new recruit Pablo Nouvelle’s been hyped by both The Guardian and Mixmag as one of the prodigal sons of the house scene. A-L-X is one of the most exciting young talents coming out of the UK with a BBC R1 Introducing and Zane Low’s ‘Next Hyp
Posted On 16 Jul 2014
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JP Cooper – Oceans 2 (Produced by iLL BLU)

Following on from the release of the sensational ‘Keep The Quiet Out’, Island Records signee, JP Cooper has today unveiled a bonus track from his forthcoming EP also titled ‘Keep The Quiet Out’ set for release this Sunday.  ‘Oceans 2’ matches JP’s usual soulful inflections to electron
Posted On 16 Jul 2014