Day: August 16, 2017

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Beer of the Week: Celia Organic Lager

Strength: 4.5% ABV  Brewed: Žatec, Czech Republic Batch brewed in the cellars of a 14th century castle in the historic Czech town of Žatec, CELIA produces two different beers. Both are notably vegan-friendly and gluten-free, thanks to a silicon filtration technique used during the brewing process. As a result, the brewery takes great ...

Trump Watch: There is no alt-right, just Nazis

Trump Watch: There is no alt-right, just Nazis

The late George Carlin, a man who knew well the subtle trickery of language, used to do a routine based on the shifting terms used to describe the same condition. The easily understandable shell shock gave way to the slightly vaguer battle fatigue, ending up with today's post-traumatic stress disorder. ...

These are the top 10 beaches in the UK

These are the top 10 beaches in the UK

Salcombe beach in Devon has been voted as the best beach in Britain in a new study, closely ousting Weymouth of the same county and North Yorkshire's Whitby. Online searches for ‘staycations’ and bookings for holidays in the UK have increased by almost a quarter in 2017 compared to 2016, ...

Dark Night: Film Review

Dark Night: Film Review

The Century 16 massacre of 2012, where a lone gunman, James Holmes, entered a packed cinema auditorium in Aurora, Colorado during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises and began shooting – leaving 12 people dead and another 70 injured – forms the stimulus from which indie writer/director Tim ...

Brooklyn-based New Kingston to release fourth studio album

Brooklyn-based New Kingston to release fourth studio album

NEW KINGSTON, the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, have confirmed details of their upcoming album A Kingston Story: Come From Far, due out August 25th, on maverick indie imprint Easy Star Records. This marks the band’s fourth studio album and follows their 2015 breakthrough release Kingston City (on Easy Star), which debuted at #1 ...

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These are the best restaurants in Farringdon

Forget Peckham, Shoreditch and Dalston – one of London’s most exciting neighbourhoods for eating out, at the moment, can be found in a considerably more central location. Tucked between Islington, King’s Cross and the square mile, Farringdon (commonly known as Clerkenwell) has always been deeply rooted in food history, but ...

Ethics is a County Just to the East of London, in the Eyes of British Workers

Real wages fall yet again

GMB has called for action after new statistics show average wages have fallen once again. According to ONS figures, the value of earnings fell by 0.5 per cent in the three months to June. They previously fell 0.6 per cent in the three months prior to that. GMB calls on ...

Incredible photos of kingfisher catching its prey

Incredible photos of kingfisher catching its prey

This is the stunning moment a kingfisher majestically catches its prey in one swift dive. Wildlife photographer Roger Coan captured the perfect shot as the brightly coloured bird pierced the water in the hunt for its next meal. The kingfisher waited for the perfect moment before diving into the river ...

Final Portrait: Film Review

Final Portrait: Film Review

By James Mackney Films about artists and the process of creating art, especially portraiture, can be a risky prospect. There is a fine line between creating an engaging piece of cinema and with that of making the audience feel like they too are sitting in the subject’s chair for hours ...

These glass blocks allow buildings to generate their own power

These glass blocks allow buildings to generate their own power

New glass blocks that convert the sun’s energy into electricity could soon be used to build houses thanks to innovative new technology. Renewable Energy experts from the University of Exeter are developing a pioneering new technique that could accelerate the widespread introduction of net-zero energy buildings through the latest Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV). ...