Day: 1 February 2019

Wine of the Week: Tesco Finest Saint Mont 2016

Wine of the Week: Tesco Finest Saint Mont 2016

The start of the year often brings with it the most frugal months for Brits, with a demand to live well for less ever-present. And so in keeping with the nation's spendthrift needs we have picked a wine that will return change out of a fiver, but feels like a ...

Five things to know about hiking Mount Fuji

Five things to know about hiking Mount Fuji

by Alex Wright Mount Fuji may well be one of Japan’s most iconic images, but climbing to its 3,776-metre peak it is no easy task with altitude sickness and shortness of breath to contend with. To help you prepare as much as possible, ere are five lesser known facts you ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

Trump pulls out of nuclear weapons treaty with Russia

The Trump administration will end U.S. compliance with a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: "Russia has jeopardized the United States' security interests, and we can no longer be restricted by the treaty while Russia shamelessly violated it. “Countries must be held accountable when they ...

Yeni new restaurant openings | Photo: Jade Nina Sarkhel

London’s Best New Restaurant Openings – February 2019

With plenty of exciting launches constantly taking place across the Capital, we pick London’s best new restaurant openings taking place over the coming month. Yeni - Soho Aiming to introduce London to the flavours and culinary traditions that reflect Istanbul’s rich heritage as the meeting point of Asia and Europe, ...

A third of UK firms may now move abroad because of Brexit

Industry bosses have warned that a third of British businesses are thinking of relocating abroad. The latest figures from the Institute of Directors (IOD) warn 16% of companies have already started the move, and 13% have now started actively planning it. The IOD surveyed 1,200 company directors and in shocking ...

Film Review: How To Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World

Film Review: How To Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World

Dean DeBlois has done it again! One of the most noticeable and remarkable things about the How to train your Dragon franchise is its ability to make adults realise their inner child and come into touch with those feelings once again. Furthermore, the animation captivatingly brings to life a world where ...

Theresa May under pressure over blocking security services probe into Arron Banks Brexit campaign millions

Arron Banks and Leave.EU fined £120,000 by ICO

Leave.EU and an insurance company owned by Arron Banks have been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for serious breaches of electronic marketing laws during the referendum campaign. The ICO announced an audit and an intent to fine Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance in November 2018 as part of its investigation into data ...

Tributes as comedian Jeremy Hardy dies of cancer aged 57

Award winning comedian and News Quiz favourite Jeremy Hardy has died after battling cancer his publicist has announced. Tributes from the greats of broadcasting, comedy and social activisim have poured in this morning (see below). The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "Jeremy Hardy was a dear, lifelong friend. He always gave ...

Film Review: Green Book

Film Review: Green Book

The Copacabana nightclub, 1962. The rugged chief bouncer Tony 'The Lip' Vallelonga finds himself out of work while the club is refurbished, and agrees to drive concert pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) across country for his upcoming tour. Snags to this arrangement are that not only is Don a ...

Is Britain finally ready to embrace carbon capture?

Is Britain finally ready to embrace carbon capture?

New analysis indicates that last year, the UK generated the least electricity in a quarter century—while renewable power generation hit fresh highs. Meanwhile, Alstom released designs for a zero-emissions hydrogen train which could be used on British railways as soon as 2022. These are encouraging developments—but they are by no ...