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Images have surfaced online oh what is reportedly new Stormtrooper Helmets for the upcoming geek fest Star Wars EPisode 7. Given that Episode VII is set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, the spacecraft, uniforms and gadgets it features will all surely get an update as technology advances in the fictional universe, and while the Stormtroopers […]

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As you will have all heard by now, the comedic genius Robin Williams committed suicide on August 11th following a long struggle with depression.  Here was a childhood hero of mine and millions of others, being brought up with films like Mrs Doubtfire, Jumanji, Flubber, Aladdin and Hook. The world already seems a lot darker […]

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Having done a bit of reading the other day i came across the rather fascinating revelation that Britain has invaded nearly 90% of the world’s countries during its history, with only 22 out of 193 not on the receiving end of a bit of Great British aggression. The findings are detailed in a book, “All […]

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Hello all, we are coming ever closer to the very important question which will decide the future of our 300 year old union, the United Kingdom. In September Scotland will vote in a referendum as to whether it will continue to be part of the union or go it solo.At a debate held yesterday by […]

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Teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton has died peacefully in his sleep, his mother said on his Facebook page. The 19-year-old, from Burntwood in Staffordshire, raised more than £3.2m for the Teenage Cancer Trust after news of his plight spread on social media. His mother announced on Facebook that he passed away peacefully in his sleep […]

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Stephen Sutton, 19, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15. When he was 17, he learned it was terminal. That’s when he made a bucket list. Sutton dreamed up 46 experiences to complete in the short years he had left, from “hugging an animal bigger than me” to crowd-surfing. But the greatest […]

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In the summer of 2013 Stephen Frey (undoubtedly a bloody genius) did a small series on the City of London, revealing that essentially it is in a world of it’s own. So bear with me whilst I try to explain just how the City of London functions as its own small entity. Firstly the City […]

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The £1 coin is to be replaced with a new 12-sided version, shaped like the old “threepenny bit”, in a bid to tackle forgery, the government announced this morning. Today Chancellor George Osborne will announce the replacement of the current £1 coin – which has been in circulation for over thirty years. The new coin […]

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Some exciting new Star Wars news to hit the circuit this morning! Lucasfilm has announced that Star Wars: Episode VII will set around 30 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi, and will star “a trio of new young leads along with some very familiar faces.” This follows the […]

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Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman “was found dead in his bathroom of an apparent drug overdose” in his New York City home, a New York Police Department official said. He was 46. An official cause of death has not been confirmed by NYC’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Hoffman has a prominent role in […]