Day: July 5, 2017

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Beer of the Week – And Union ‘Steph Weiss’

Set up in 2007, Bavarian craft beer brand And Union is the product of a father, a son and his business partner, with a focus on rationality and simplicity – the basic principles of modernism – at the helm. Working with brew-masters from four small, family-run Bavarian regional breweries, all ...

Traffic Warden’s terrible job at parking has left people outraged

Traffic Warden’s terrible job at parking has left people outraged

  Baffled residents were left outraged after a parking warden left his car carelessly across half a bay - and say he should have given himself a ticket. A picture snapped by local Steven Way shows the enforcement officer's shoddy parking outside the white lines, although not obstructing other cars. ...

How did long-necked beast from dinosaur age manage to swim?

How did long-necked beast from dinosaur age manage to swim?

A sea monster that roamed the oceans during the age of the dinosaurs kept its 23 foot neck straight as a rod as it hunted like crocodiles or snakes, a study shows. The plesiosaur was a swimming reptile that thrived for 140 million years despite having a neck that measured ...

The Last Word: Film Review

The Last Word: Film Review

By Anna Power An intergenerational female friendship flick with some nice ideas at its core but like so many others panders to schmaltz in its execution, though not unenjoyably so. Octogenarian Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine) lives a loveless life. Her days roll on relentlessly; her pristine home a prison of ...

Residents strip off & go nude in protest over incinerator

Residents strip off & go nude in protest over incinerator

  Campaigners protesting against a planned incinerator have staged a rally at council offices - NAKED. Residents staged a nude protest outside Shire Hall in Gloucester in an attempt to reverse a decision on the controversial plan. The small group brandished placards outside the building on Tues in the latest ...

87 recoveries of human remains made from Grenfell Tower

87 recoveries of human remains made from Grenfell Tower

Specialists working at Grenfell Tower have made 87 'recoveries' of human remains in the tower - but warn that could mean more than 87 separate people. More than 250 investigators are still working at the scene, and will have to comb through over 300 tonnes of debris in the burnt-out ...

Music Lovers Prefer Smaller Festivals

Music Lovers Prefer Smaller Festivals

A new survey into the festival preferences of the nation has revealed that nearly seven out of ten people prefer smaller music festivals to larger ones. The rise of the boutique festival is attributed to people’s desire to relax, with nearly three quarters saying that smaller festivals are more enjoyable ...

Steady as she Goes: The Economic Fallout of Brexit a Year on

Steady as she Goes: The Economic Fallout of Brexit a Year on

A year ago the world — and especially Europe — was reeling from the unforeseen results of the Brexit referendum: the then prime minister, David Cameron, was one of the first victims with his resignation coming on the morning of the referendum results. Sterling was another one. In the wake ...

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Restaurant Review: Bronte

Bronte is the second venture from father-son duo Trevor and Adam Davies and judging by the success of their first project (Circus in Covent Garden), it has a lot to live up to. The brainchild of ‘cook to the stars’ Executive Chef Andrew Lassetter and Head Chef Guy Betteridge (previously ...

Song To Song: Film Review

Song To Song: Film Review

Terrence Malick has seemingly become so committed to his own self-aggrandising brand of philosophically indulgent, freeform filmmaking that one could arguably be justified in calling him the Michael Bay of arthouse auteurism. Granted, it’s impossible not to be intrigued by the output of a director who’s driven solely by his ...

Pilot captures stunning footage of Boeing 787 contrails

Pilot captures stunning footage of Boeing 787 contrails

A pilot has captured stunning footage of the contrails of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner over eastern Russia. Contrails are line-shaped clouds produced by aircraft engine exhaust, typically at aircraft cruise altitudes several miles above the Earth's surface. They are composed primarily of water, in the form of ice crystals. Lou ...

Brexit Mess: Nestle moves production of Blue Riband to Poland – Just to export it back to Britain

£176 billion Nestle could keep Blue Riband in UK for £1 million

New research has revealed £176 billion company Nestle could keep production of the Blue Riband in the UK for just £1 million. Nestle announced it was going to move production of the iconic chocolate biscuit to Poland in April. Some 300 jobs in Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland are ...

The sick man of Britain: The NHS turns 69

The sick man of Britain: The NHS turns 69

In 1853 in the run up to the Crimean War John Russell quoted Nicholas I of Russia as describing the Ottoman Empire as "the sick man of Europe". Over the years the term has been applied to most failing states within the continent and as 2016 ticked around it was Britain's turn ...