Day: January 23, 2017

Scientists rubbish “irresponsible” FSA cancer warnings

Scientists rubbish “irresponsible” FSA cancer warnings

Scientists have rubbished warnings from the Food Standards Agency that browned potatoes and toast could be cancerous. The FSA has launched a new campaign which warns people against cooking starchy foods at high temperatures for long periods which creates chemicals that help the formation of “acrylamides”, shown to cause cancer in laboratory ...

50 things only dads with daughters know

50 things only dads with daughters know

How to French plait, who Barbie’s boyfriend is and all the words to Olly Murs’ ‘Troublemaker’ are just some of the top 50 things only Dads of Daughters will know, according to a new survey. A study of 500 dads with daughters under the age of 18 has revealed that ...

Theatre Review: Us/Them, National Theatre

Theatre Review: Us/Them, National Theatre

The Beslan School Massacre in Russia began on September 1st 2004 and lasted for three days before special forces brought it to an end. Of the 1,100 hostages held by the Chechen rebels, around 385 were killed, 186 of them children. Us/Them is a physical theatre response by playwright Carly ...

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Food & Drink Guide to Burns Night in London 2017

In celebration of Scottish poet and writer Robert Burns’s Birthday (25th January), Burns Night takes place this week. Falling on Wednesday, a great number of Burns Night events are taking place across the week to celebrate. From Scottish-inspired set menus to whisky tastings and the occasional deep-fried Mars bar, here’s ...

Playlist: Best of JANUARY 2017

Playlist: Best of JANUARY 2017

There's a healthy mix of material for our first playlist of the year. We're still reeling from Run The Jewels' surprise Christmas Day release of their third LP. With the Presidential Inauguration and the civil unrest in Washington that accompanied it fresh in our minds, Killer Mike and El P's ...