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Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

July 26, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

Industry experts have expressed their concerns that match fixing and sports fraud will pose a serious threat to the London Olympics, which are due to start in a few days, since offshore operators cannot be obliged to share information with sporting bodies, the UK Gambling Commission (GC) or the London Organising […]

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Gatz: A Sensational Exercise in Theatre

July 25, 2012 9:30 am0 comments
Gatz: A Sensational Exercise in Theatre

You might have heard of Gatz, the somewhat infamous eight-hour play that’s had a month long run in the West End as part of the London International Festival of Theatre this summer at the Noel Coward Theatre. The fact of it lasting eight hours usually makes an impression and sometimes generates curiosity. […]

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Should More Londoners Open Their Arms to Tourists?

July 15, 2012 9:26 pm1 comment
Should More Londoners Open Their Arms to Tourists?

In 2011, there were approximately 30.6 million visitors into London, who each spent an average of £584*. It’s evident that London is a hotspot for tourists, but how welcoming are we as Londoners? After a recent trip to Brazil, it became apparent to me that maybe we in London look at tourists as […]

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London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

July 4, 2012 9:10 am0 comments
London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

LONDON – With less than four weeks to go before the London 2012 Olympic Games commence, organisers, gambling businesses and sports federations are stepping up efforts to stem match fixing and suspicious betting patterns ahead of the Olympic Games, which kick off on 27 July in East London. James Cook, […]

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‘Dancing with ‘Panic”

June 29, 2012 10:00 am0 comments
‘Dancing with ‘Panic”

How this work of art by Olivia Croce managed to go from being primarily a sculpture to a dance is explained by the crucial experience of seeing it yourself. It will close the gap that previously existed between you and the art. A prime example of this gap would be […]

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London’s Naked Bike Ride 2012

June 17, 2012 7:23 pm0 comments
London’s Naked Bike Ride 2012

While browsing through my e-mails on the evening of Friday 8th June, I came across one advertising this year’s London Naked Bike ride, and as a keen photographer who likes attending and photographing alternative and wakey events, I just had to go along and see it. I made sure my […]

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Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

9:22 am0 comments
Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

On Wednesday a parliamentary bill to introduce a mainly elected House of Lords will be published. Inside the so-called ‘Westminster bubble’, MPs are jostling for position while trying to work out who will support the Government’s plans and who will vote against the proposed legislation. The bill has strong support […]

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