Day: October 11, 2016

Is this burger the ultimate food challenge?

Is this burger the ultimate food challenge?

If you’re stepping out of the smoke for the weekend and you’re in search of something gorgeous and filthy (food I’m talking about), you’ll do well to beat Smokey's American Grill restaurant and takeaway in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. Since opening in 2014 Smokeys has already scooped up the Wiltshire Restaurant of the ...

A Londoner’s Favourite View

A Londoner’s Favourite View

When it comes to buying a house, there are many things that top the ‘must have’ list - off-street parking, a decent garden, a bathroom suite that isn’t avocado to name a few. But, it’s not just about what’s on the inside that counts, the outside matters too. We’re talking ...

Brexit: is London’s loss the North’s gain?

Brexit: is London’s loss the North’s gain?

Brexit has already proved hugely divisive - to the point where the unity of the United Kingdom is once again in question - but it is also presenting golden opportunities for those able to position themselves on the right side of history. It is, however, hard to see how metropolitan ...

Driverless cars hit the UK for the first time

Driverless cars hit the UK for the first time

You can now fall asleep at the wheel, as driverless cars have arrived on our shores for the first time. Google and Uber are already busy developing this technology and the race to launch the first fully functioning driverless car is hotting up. The self-drive cars were being trailed for ...

Son stole £300,000…off his elderly dad

Son stole £300,000…off his elderly dad

A twisted son pretended to be his own father so he could swindle a small fortune from him. Ian Huntley, 63, managed to pass himself off as his unwell 94-year-old dad in phone conversations with an insurance firm. Using his devious methods he obtained £246,333 in June 2013. But he ...

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Restaurant Review – Simpson’s-in-the-Strand

In this modern-day world of inescapable food fads and single menu demi-chains dominating London’s restaurant scene; the notion of visiting a British institution for dinner is actually somewhat refreshing. First opened in 1828, Simpson’s-in-the-Strand is located within The Savoy hotel and looks as though very little has been changed over ...

Police Land Rover Spray Painted Silver by Vandals

Police Land Rover Spray Painted Silver by Vandals

A police Land Rover has been spray painted silver by vandals in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. The authorities are now appealing for information following the criminal damage incident, which took place sometime between 9.30pm last night and 4.45am this morning on Royd Villas. The vehicle is used to access rural areas in an ...

The Pigeon Detectives: Here’s to the Class of ‘07

The Pigeon Detectives: Here’s to the Class of ‘07

Why do bands insist on finding a ‘new sound’? It’s like the musical equivalent of a mid-life crisis. You’ve released a couple of records, toured more times than you can count and embarked on a brief hiatus before being compelled to reform and re-invent yourself into some refined version of ...

Listen up Amber Rudd: This is Progress

Listen up Amber Rudd: This is Progress

In stark contrast to Amber Rudd's proposals to force British businesses to publish lists of foreign workers, companies in Germany will soon be required to publish data on gender pay parity in a move to tackle the gap. After Home Secretary Rudd's plans to name and shame companies who do not hire British ...

Wow! Skydiver takes mind-blowing pics as he flew over a rainbow

Wow! Skydiver takes mind-blowing pics as he flew over a rainbow

This isn’t something you see everyday, a daredevil skydiver was able to take pictures as he flew over an entire rainbow. As if that wasn’t exciting enough it was also his FIRST skydive, as he drifted over a circular rainbow in the Bay of Islands at the sub-tropical north of ...

Feline Hungry? Luxury Cat Food Launched

Feline Hungry? Luxury Cat Food Launched

A luxury cat food for the “insanely rich” goes on sale this week costing an eye-watering £9,000 a year and including ingredients such as Arenkha caviar, line-caught Scottish salmon, hand-caught Norfolk lobster and locally-sourced Devon crab! The yearly cost of the fodder is more than twice the average food and drink ...

Peckham Commuters Treated to Celebrity Train Conductor

Peckham Commuters Treated to Celebrity Train Conductor

Peckham commuters were treated to a celebrity train conductor when Star Wars actor John Boyega took over the train tannoy. The 24-year-old actor told stories and attempted to make the train “go at lightspeed” when joined his sister Blessing from the control room of the Southeastern service to Orpington on Friday. ...