Day: March 22, 2018

UK supermarkets end trade in kangaroo meat

UK supermarkets end trade in kangaroo meat

Animal welfare charity Viva! is celebrating another victory after supermarket chain Lidl caved to public pressure to end its trade in kangaroo meat. With frozen food giants Iceland dropping sales earlier this year, Lidl had remained the only UK supermarket carrying the meat on occasion as part of their weekly ...

The-Glenlivet-Code

Can you unlock The Glenlivet code?

The Glenlivet has unveiled a new dram that pays tribute to the famous British codebreakers of WW2 by hiding a hologram in a bottle in a unique test of the senses. The mysterious Single Malt Scotch whisky is released without any cask information or tasting notes, leaving it up to the ...

Former Greek finance minister makes appeal to humanise economics, saying “the strong do as they will and the weak suffer as they must”

Former Greek finance minister makes appeal to humanise economics, saying “the strong do as they will and the weak suffer as they must”

Former Greece finance minister Yanis Varoufakis used the madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters to demonstrate how we can humanise economics in a powerful speech delivered at the Rose Theatre. The leading economist highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage following an invitation ...

Film Review: The Third Murder

Film Review: The Third Murder

Kore-eda Hirokazu intrigues with his investigative crime drama, The Third Murder, but the film falls prey to contrivances that sell it short. When Misumi (Yakusho Kôji), an employee at a food packaging plant, confesses to the murder of his boss, hot-shot lawyer Shigemori (Fukuyama Masaharu) is brought on to take ...