Day: 25 May 2017

Grand Tour filming causes chaos in quaint Yorkshire village

Grand Tour filming causes chaos in quaint Yorkshire village

Residents today slammed ex-Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson and his two co-presenters for 'causing chaos' in a quaint Yorkshire village during filming of the Grand Tour. Householders say they were forced to take a 10 mile detour from one side of their village to the other after TV and security ...

Book Review: The Theoretical Foot, M.F.K. Fisher

Book Review: The Theoretical Foot, M.F.K. Fisher

I suppose there really is a first time for everything. One starts to firmly believe that there is nothing – nothing! - new to be found between the covers of a book. After all, Aristotle nailed down the six elements of plot twenty-four hundred years ago and even the most ...

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Bar of the Week: Shochu Lounge at Roka, Charlotte Street

When Rainer Becker opened Roka – a high-end ‘Modern Japanese’ restaurant – in Fitzrovia during 2004, the space soon became renowned for attracting punters that would have made today’s Novikov, Nobu and Sexy Fish crowds seem desirable. On a humid Wednesday some 13 years later, still, I’m sat in the ...

Mobile hotspot named ‘Jihadi London’ causes plane to be evacuated

Hundreds of horrified holidaymakers were left stranded after a mobile hotspot named 'Jihadi London' sparked a terror alert. Travel plans were thrown into chaos after the Thomson Airways flight from Cancun, Mexico, to Gatwick Airport was evacuated on Tuesday night. After an hour sat on the tarmac, some scared passengers ...

We Love Manchester signs pop up around the city to show solidarity

Armed police to be deployed on trains nationwide for the first time

Armed police will be deployed on board trains nationwide for the first time as security is stepped up to unprecedented levels in the wake of the Manchester bombing. From this afternoon (THURS), specially trained firearms officers will be patrolling on board train services all over the country. This mobilisation is ...

Watch – Jeremy Corbyn insists Labour CAN win a snap election

Labour receives donations from the “many not the few”

Labour is punching its weight with donations but is receiving them from the many and not the few, the Financial Times Chief Political Correspondent Jim Pickard has claimed. Donations to the Conservatives were more than double Labour's during the first quarter of 2017, according to new figures from the Electoral Commission. Theresa May's ...

Best Roulette Strategy for Optimal Results

Best Roulette Strategy for Optimal Results

The key elements weather you play roulette online, in a casino or on a mobile device, are : - The wheel - Roulette ball - Betting table - Gaming chips In a land based casino you’ll also have : - A croupier The aim of roulette is to predict which numbered pocket ...

What Does Turkey Have To Offer As A Travel Destination?

What Does Turkey Have To Offer As A Travel Destination?

With plenty of all-inclusive hotels and some of the big name holiday agents such as Thomson and Thomas Cook offering budget holidays to Turkey, the country has grown in popularity. Nevertheless, due to political tensions and other issues that the country has seen, particularly due to its closeness to neighbouring ...

Watch – Farmer harvests his crops using miniature TRAIN

Watch – Farmer harvests his crops using miniature TRAIN

Karl Avison, 54, has put farming back on track by revving-up his electric train around a 600m trail around his farm. As well as the machinery helping Karl collect vegetables and fruit from fields - it also allows visitors to the site to climb aboard and pick out their own ...

Solar-powered barbecue cooks food using mirrors

Solar-powered barbecue cooks food using mirrors

The world's first solar-powered barbecue has been invented which cooks food using MIRRORS. The SolSource Sport stove heats up using energy from the sun to grill or boil food. The cutting edge design cooks a meal in just ten minutes and heats up fives times faster than a charcoal grill. ...

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Top 50 Signs That You’re A Good Cook

New research has revealed the top 50 signs of culinary expertise. Having the ability to rustle up anything from scratch topped the list followed by been willing to experiment and try all foods and ingredients when cooking at home and being happy to prepare food in front of guests. In ...

Brits Plagued With Sleepless Nights Over Finances

Debit cards to overtake cash by 2018

Debit cards are set to overtake cash as soon as next year, new research has revealed. Rapid growth in the use of contactless cards means cash will be overtaken as Britain’s most frequently used payment method by the end of 2018. Spending on all forms of contactless systems now accounts ...