Day: April 16, 2019

Decanter which keeps wine from for 2 weeks reaches funding target on Kickstarter

Swiss wine set to make inroads into UK market

Wine from the Swiss canton of Valais will soon be more readily available to buy in the UK after producers announced plans to ship more of their produce to Britain. Despite being home to a nation of “passionately obsessive winemakers” who cultivate some 37,000 acres of land for viticultural purposes ...

DWP paid £315,000 for this Gogglebox advert

DWP paid £315,000 for this Gogglebox advert

The Department of Work and Pensions has been accused of wasting taxpayer’s money after they paid £315,000 for a single Gogglebox advert. A Freedom of Information request submitted by Alex Tiffin using the website WhatDoTheyKnow.com revealed the production company of the Channel 4 programme was paid hundreds of thousands of ...

Quiz: How well do you know your bones?

Quiz: How well do you know your bones?

Brits don't know their a*se from their elbow, new research has found. A detailed study has revealed most people are clueless about the make up of our body, with one in four admitting they didn't know the thigh bone is called the femur. Even fewer, just 37 per cent, correctly ...

Mid90s: A stylish coming-of-age gem

Mid90s: A stylish coming-of-age gem

★★★★☆ From Superbad to The Wolf of Wall Street, Jonah Hill has long proven to be a comedic maestro, but with his debut feature Mid90s, he’s reinvented himself as a serious voice in cinema. This film takes viewers on a nostalgic trip back to 90s L.A., where 13-year-old Stevie (Sunny ...

Pachamama East Chifa menu

Pachamama East launches Chifa-inspired menu

Following the mid 19th Century labour shortage in South America, approximately 91,000 Chinese immigrants were brought to Peru to work on the sugar plantations and mines. Typically hailing from China’s Guandong region, the settlers arrived with few material possessions, though most brought memories of recipes and ingredients such as ginger, ...