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You Always Shall Be Our Friend

By on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has died. He was 83 year’s old and had been suffering from Chronic Pulmonary Disease, an illness he blamed on years of smoking.   listen to ‘Leonard Nimoy Dies, Aged 83’ on audioBoom   Last week, just after being admitted to hospital he sent this poignant tweet, which many fans took to be a “goodbye”. It was signed off “LLAP” – Live Long and Prosper, his character Spock’s famous catchphrase.   A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015   Fans and fellow actors have flocked to social media to pay tribute to one of the greatest icons of science fiction.   William Shatner, Captain Kirk to Nimoy’s Mr Spock, said he feels like he’s lost family "I loved him like a...

THAT Dress!

By on Feb 27, 2015 in Current Affairs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Forget that Bobby Beale killed Lucy Beale! Forget Eddie Redmayne’s acceptance speeches at the Oscars! Forget Madonna falling over at the Brit awards! We have a problem!!   There is a dress that is causing friends to fall out, office workers to stop working and trains to be delayed…no change there then!     We have looked at the arguments that have even left Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at loggerheads:     Whilst I think it is white and gold, there are users that think its all sorts of colours:   I don’t understand this odd dress debate and I feel like it’s a trick somehow. I’m confused and scared. PS it’s OBVIOUSLY BLUE AND BLACK — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) February 27, 2015     Justin Bieber does not even need to say what he is talking about! His Beliebers can read his mind:   And for everyone asking I...

The BIG stories from the BRITS 2015

By on Feb 26, 2015 in #Trending, Entertainment, Music | 0 comments

Missed the BRITs last night? We’ve got it covered.  The ceremony closed with a bang last night, as everything came tumbling down, we got caught up and couldn’t tear ourselves away. Or was that just Madonna. (Sorry Madge) The 38th Annual Awards celebrated the best of British music (as well as the odd import, see Taylor Swift) from the past 12 months. Over the years the ceremony has become famous for it’s controversial moments and performances. And last night proved to be no exception.  Unless you’ve turned off all forms of communication only to switch it back on now you can’t have missed the Madonna incident. Due to a cape calamity poor Madge was yanked down a flight of steps, and quite literally rolled to the floor. Being the true professsional  she is, Madonna carried on like nothing had happened, unfortunately there’s no way the millions watching will forget it anytime soon.  ...

Focus set to hit our screens soon!

By on Feb 26, 2015 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Will Smith has been out in London with his co-star Margot Robbie, promoting their forthcoming film Focus. Focus is an action-filled, dramatic comedy with a heavy dose of romance. It follows the life of a veteran con artist named Nicky (Smith) who takes a young girl called Jess (Robbie) under his wing to show her all the tricks of the trade in the world of fraud. Inevitably, things soon take a turn for the worse when feelings between the two start to grow strong and Nicky is forced to end their relationship. Focus is the first of two movies that their pair are set to star in together with another of Warner bros’ properties ‘Suicide Squad’  heading to our screens in 2016. Suicide Squad is set to turn heads as it also features Academy Award-winning Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Aussie rising-star Jai Courtney (Divergent / Terminator: Genisys) and model / recentely...

The 5 most memorable moments from the BRITS

By on Feb 25, 2015 in Entertainment, Music | 0 comments

The BRITs always bring some kind of controversy with them. So whilst we wait with baited breath to see what this year has in store, let’s recap the top five most memorable – and cringeworthy – moments in the Award’s history…   5…. Remember DJ Brandon Block? No us neither. But we don’t think Ronnie Wood will ever forget him. As the Rolling Stone was due to announce the winner of Best Soundtrack, a jubilant Block suddenly appeared on stage… he’d had a few too many beers and his mates told him he’d won. We’re not envious of that hangover. At all.   listen to ‘Brandon Block at the BRIT’s’ on audioBoom 4… Sweet Joss Stone, the soul singer from Devon who stole the hearts of many, went Stateside and came back with an American slash Jamaican accent. Wait. What!? Don’t believe us? Listen to the woman herself here.   listen to ‘Joss Stone...

Midweek Business Roundup

By on Feb 25, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Eurozone finance ministers accepted reform proposals submitted by Greece on Tuesday, giving the country a four-month extension of its bailout. How will the ruling Syriza party, who have already been accused of betraying their previous anti-austerity promises, cope with enforcing these new measures?   listen to ‘WBR: Greece wins reprieve from creditors – 24 Feb 15’ on audioBoom   Just a day after the Low Pay Commission recommended a 3% rise to the minimum wage, 70 companies have been found to be failing to pay their workers the current national minimum wage. So who was the worst offender, and how are the government going to tackle this problem?   listen to ‘Big brands named & shamed for failing to pay National Minimum Wage ’ on audioBoom   The Royal Bank of Scotland and Natwest have become the first UK banks to incorporate Apple’s fingerprint...

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off: Week 3

By on Feb 25, 2015 in Entertainment, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Last week Gok Wan joined Jennifer Saunders in the battle to be crowned star baker on the final of the Great Comic Relief Bake Off on March 13th:   Well done, @therealgokwan! Now for your next show… 'How To Bake Good Naked'. #GBBOComicRelief pic.twitter.com/1DJDvfeqtG — BBC One (@BBCOne) February 18, 2015   This week, a third lot of celebrities are entering Britain’s most famous tent:   listen to ‘Great Comic Relief Bake Off: Week Three’ on audioBoom   Tonight our celebrities will need to bake twenty-four cupcakes as their signature bake. What could go wrong? Our resident baker Georgia Green told us how to make the perfect shortbread biscuit:   listen to ‘Georgia Green: Making Shortbread’ on audioBoom   Tonight, our bakers will need to make a three layered pavlova:   listen to ‘Georgia Green: Three Layered Pavlova’ on...

The Lunchtime Playlist – February 24th

By on Feb 24, 2015 in Current Affairs, Entertainment, News, Sport | 0 comments

The World’s Biggest News, the World’s Best Audio: Sir Malcolm Rifkind Resigns Sir Malcolm Rifkind has quit as the Chairman of the Commons Intelligence and Security Committee. He’s also pledged to step down as an MP at the next General Election. It follows him being embroiled in a “cash for access” scandal. Family Lawyer Says Uk Could Have Stopped ISIS Runaway Schoolgirls Aamer Anwar, who represents the family of Aqsa Mahmood, says British security services were “utterly inadequate” when it came to stopping three schoolgirls leaving the country to join Islamic State. Green Party Leader’s “Car Crash” LBC Interview Natalie Bennett struggled to answer questions on how the Greens would pay for their manifesto in a radio interview described as “a car crash”.   Apple’s Diverse Emojis After years of criticism,...