Day: January 12, 2014

UK NEWS: TOTTENHAM MP DAVID LAMMY REFUSED TO ATTEND MARK DUGGAN VIGIL

Via BBC News Tottenham MP David Lammy has said he refused to attend a vigil for Mark Duggan because he did not want to share a platform with “anarchist groups”. He told The Andrew Marr Show he did not want to appear with “people that don’t accept that a jury laboured and reached a decision”. Up to 500 people gathered at Tottenham Police Station on Saturday. On Wednesday, an inquest jury concluded Mark Duggan was lawfully killed when he was shot dead []

BBC 1XTRA PRESENTER SARAH-JANE CRAWFORD GRACES THE FRONT COVER OF FABULOUS MAGAZINE

BBC 1 Xtra presenter Sarah-Jane “I bridge the gap between middle England and the street” Crawford, graces the front cover of The Sun’s weekly ‘glossy’ Fabulous Magazine. According to Fabulous Sarah-Jane is one of the ‘future stars of music, TV and comedy’ and she will also ‘rock your world’. It always makes me laugh when the media attempts to tell us what is cool and who we should embrace. Anyway congratulations Sarah-Jane.

UK NEWS: ACTOR NOEL CLARKE FURIOUS WITH THE GUARDIAN OVER MISLEADING ARTICLE

A misleading article published on The Guardian website has angered actor Noel Clarke. According to blogger and film critic Ben Child, Clarke’s horror flick Storage 24 was America’s lowest grossing film of 2013. Child wrote: A British horror set in a self-storage facility from actor and film-maker Noel Clarke was the poorest performing movie at the US box office last year with a paltry £44 ($72) haul.  Storage 24 was shot on a reportedly tiny budget of around £1.6m and was Clarke’s first film to appear in American []