Day: June 8, 2017

Exploring Turkey’s tourism capital of Antalya

Exploring Turkey’s tourism capital of Antalya

By Peter Hall Once known as Pamphylia, modern day Antalya is now dubbed ‘Turkey’s tourism capital’. Its sun drenched turquoise coastline, mountainous backdrops, and ancient history attract visitors in their millions. It offers high contrast and variety; from the sublime, to the hairless. Sun worshippers can cook in 300 days of ...

GALLERY: Dua Lipa Meets Fans in London

GALLERY: Dua Lipa Meets Fans in London

Hailed as one of the brightest upcoming stars of UK Pop, Dua Lipa last night signed copies of her critically acclaimed debut album Dua Lipa at London’s hmv Westfied for over 100 of her lucky fans. Today, Dua heads to hmv Birmingham Bullring for another exclusive signing. After a year ...

Daughter acts as surrogate mother for her mother

Daughter acts as surrogate mother for her mother

A woman who acted as a surrogate for her mother has given birth - to her own brother. Desperate Jacky Edwards, 47, was unable to carry a baby naturally but daughter Katherine, 30, offered to help. Jacky had suffered a traumatic pregnancy with her fifth child twelve years ago and ...

REVIEW: Otias – Franki Love

It would be fair to say that an artist that took twenty one months to write, record and produce ten songs may be taking their sweet time over it (unless that someone is called Axl Rose) and perhaps focusing on other aspects of life rather than the music. And this ...

Watch – Alleged ‘UFO’ spotted in Bristol

Watch – Alleged ‘UFO’ spotted in Bristol

This bizarre video footage shows what one man believes to be an extra-terrestrial visit from an 'enormous' UFO over his street. Mike Westlake, 28, shot the mobile phone footage showing three large, bright lights in the shape of a triangle flashing in the same straight line through the sky. He ...

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Bar of the Week: Untitled Bar, Dalston

With Dalston having served as London’s coolest place to live for such a long time, recently overtaken by Peckham, it’s perhaps surprising that such a flagrant tribute to Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory hasn’t seen the light of day – until now. The first East London bar from Tony Conigliaro, often ...

In Pictures: 45 Years of British coach travel

In Pictures: 45 Years of British coach travel

Nostalgic images dating back almost half a century have been released providing a very British trip down memory lane. National Express turns 45 this year, and to celebrate the company has raided the archives and dug out a string of old photographs and marketing material. The rare, previously unseen images, ...

1.6 million Brits use election advice website

More than 1.6 million people have used a new election advice website to help them decide how to vote. University of Exeter graduate Matt Morley, 23, bought the domain name GE2017.com just seven minutes after the election was called. He then created a quiz to help undecided voters choose between the political parties. ...

Top Languages Fervent Travellers Should Learn

Top Languages Fervent Travellers Should Learn

While It is not necessary for travellers to learn a foreign language, it can certainly make their life easier especially if the travel frequently and love to engage in conversations with the locals. Some travellers who visit a certain country more than twice a year tend to study the local ...

Shameless last day for the British media

Shameless last day for the British media

The British press has kept up the tradition of completely omitting their partisan veil this year with election day splashes that read more like propaganda than news coverage. In tradition with the past The Sun attacked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with the front page headline "Don't Chuck Britain in the ...

My Cousin Rachel: Film Review

My Cousin Rachel: Film Review

By Linda Marric Daphne du Maurier's timeless classic My Cousin Rachel gets a timely adaptation in this dark and beautifully atmospheric production from legendary British director Roger Michell (Notting Hill, The Buddha of Suburbia). First adapted to the screen in the 1950s and staring Olivia de Havilland in the central ...