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9 June: Venezuelan short films evening
Culture Latin America Screen

9 June: Venezuelan short films evening

London’s Bolivar Hall has screened five short films which reflect the recent works by young Venezuelan scriptwriters, directors and the present film scene of this Latin American country. “The Reformer” The Venezuelan film evening will open with this short film.  The main character of this science-fiction cartoon is a sinister […]

Sharp rise in London rents
United Kingdom

Sharp rise in London rents

Renting a home in London has never been an easy option for average earners. The capital is notorious for being an expensive place to live compared with other European cities, and all the more so in the current economic climate. In April, average rents in England and Wales rose to […]

Slums: the globalisation of poverty
Economy World

Slums: the globalisation of poverty

More than 3.5 billion, one in two people, live in urban areas. The cause: the world economic crisis, the ravages of nature and the lack of political will from governments. Reina Magdariaga Larduet Around a billion people live in these places in inadequate housing, stated Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General […]

London invests in Green
Okology United Kingdom

London invests in Green

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has announced that the UK Green Investment Bank will open its doors in April 2012 to promote energy saving. The UK Green Investment Bank, the entity which in the near future will look for ways of promoting energy saving in the United Kingdom now has […]