Day: June 23, 2017

Brewers fail to organise piss up in their brewery

Brewers fail to organise piss up in their brewery

Two bungling beer-makers have cancelled their 'Piss Up in a Brewery' event - because they failed to apply for a booze licence on time. Alex Wilson and Nick Folkard had hoped to hold the tongue-in-cheek knees-up at their Black Iris Brewery in Basford, Notts., on Saturday. But they were forced ...

Is this the revolution coffee has been waiting for?

Is this the revolution coffee has been waiting for?

Innovative new coffee bags have been released in a move which may change how the nation drinks its favourite brew. According to research coffee culture has led to a shift in drinking habits in Britain, with more people now opting for a cappuccino or flat white over the traditional cuppa tea. But brewing ...

How I became the king of Lyon

How I became the king of Lyon

I'm about to tell you something that you 100 per cent already know, but probably didn't really realise or put much thought into. There is more than one city in France. Now I'm not going to tell you to stop visiting Paris, but maybe it's time to take a little ...

Queen reported to police for not wearing a seatbelt

Queen reported to police for not wearing a seatbelt

An outraged spectator dialled 999 today - to complain that the Queen was not wearing a seatbelt. The un-named member of the public dialled the emergency number after watching the Queen and Prince Charles from the Palace of Westminster on TV. The caller complained to West Yorkshire Police that neither ...

Forgotten Film Friday: The Last Wave

Forgotten Film Friday: The Last Wave

By Michael McNulty The Last Wave, released in 1977 and directed by Peter Weir, was the film that introduced the director to American audiences. Although Picnic at Hanging Rock, the film that brought Weir and Australian New Wave cinema onto an international stage, had come out two years previous it ...

Michael Palin awarded honorary doctorate from St Andrews

Michael Palin awarded honorary doctorate from St Andrews

Monty Python legend Michael Palin has been awarded an honorary doctorate from one of Scotland's most prestigious universities. The accomplished actor, writer and television presenter was made an honorary Doctor of Science by the University of St Andrews, Fife, this morning. He joins fellow Monty Python members Terry Jones, who ...

Positive Steps to Good Writing Using Textbooks

Positive Steps to Good Writing Using Textbooks

Custom College Essay Writing services are widely accessible over the Internet now days. Each time you read through the web, you will run over many textbooks for sale which is offering and elevating articles to unwary college students all around the world. In actuality, these organizations are unsavoury, ill-conceived and ...

Cupa Pizarras Celebrates 125 Years

Cupa Pizarras Celebrates 125 Years

 It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in the slate industry and reinforces the company’s position in the market. Still producing the CUPA 3 tile today, ...

How Will Brexit Financially Affect Those Currently Living in London?

Retail figures paint grim picture ahead of Brexiversary

Grim retail figures have been released ahead of the one year anniversary of the European Union (EU) referendum. From 2016-2017, UK consumers, on a daily average, made 3,923,336 purchases online, but that number plummeted on key Brexit dates. The day referendum results were announced 1,642,100 purchases were made in the UK ...