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Swap app keeps fashion sustainable for teens

Swap app keeps fashion sustainable for teens

Shoreditch-based company Inensu has created a new Facebook application that aims to solve teenagers’ fashion woes, while encouraging them to think about ethical fashion.…

Cabbies to protest over Olympic fare rise

Cabbies to protest over Olympic fare rise

The United Cabbies Group  protested outside the Licensed Taxi Driver’s Association on Wednesday over proposals to raise cab fares during the Olympic Games in east London.…

Tower Hamlets police recover footballer’s Rolex

Tower Hamlets police recover footballer’s Rolex

Former Arsenal footballer Laureano ‘Lauren’ Bisan-Etame Mayer flew to London this morning to collect a Rolex watch stolen from him in March 2005.…

Review: Kuljit Bhamra and Jonathan Mayer

Review: Kuljit Bhamra and Jonathan Mayer

Kuljit Bhamra is on a mission to “demystify” Indian music. Playing  with Jonathon Mayer at  Wenlock Barn in Sutton house, Hackney, on Sunday he joked that he had been “blamed” for creating the British Bhangra sound…

Lewisham Young Mayors crown Star of the Future

Lewisham Young Mayors crown Star of the Future

A Greenwich teenager was crowned Star of the Future yesterday as part of a music competition held at Lewisham Shopping Centre.…

Apprenticeships up in East London as uni applications drop

Apprenticeships up in East London as uni applications drop

The number of people interested in apprenticeships and other school-leaver recruitment schemes is soaring across London as the cost of degrees jump to as much as £9,000 a year.…

Prime Minister unveils interactive map of Tech City in a bid to boost east London technology cluster

Prime Minister unveils interactive map of Tech City in a bid to boost east London technology cluster

The Prime Minister has unveiled an interactive map of Tech City, charting more than 600 businesses in east London. The map, created by Trampoline Systems and designed by Playgen, collects social network data for all of the businesses in the area to help analyse their performance. Users can also add…

Croydon advised to invest more in community

Croydon advised to invest more in community

Croydon will have to invest more in the community if it wants to avoid future riots, said councillors on Wednesday.…

DotDotDashDot: Emerging artists and filmmakers on show

DotDotDashDot: Emerging artists and filmmakers on show

A collection of new films on the theme of ‘Private/Public’ was on show this Thursday, in an event run by DotDotDashDot to promote the work of emerging artists and filmmakers.…

Croydon could be site for third Westfield complex

Croydon could be site for third Westfield complex

Croydon could become the third site in London for a giant shopping complex by Westfield, the Australian company behind the new Olympic Centre in Stratford. Westfield today confirmed that it was in talks to take over Croydon’s Whitgift Mall in the town centre. The development would be a significant boost…