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No more crying over spilt milk



FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST July 08, 2016


Good news for those allergic to dairy.  Experts from China are travelling to the UK to promote pioneering research on dairy intolerance.  Professors Jian-Qin Sun and Professor Xiao-Yang Sheng from Shanghai’s pres...

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Burka Ban in parts of Switzerland - £8000 fine



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST July 08, 2016


The Burka has been banned in parts of Switzerland.  And if you are a practicing Muslim caught wearing one in public, you can face a hefty fine of £8000.  The ban specifically relates to an Italian speaking region...

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Can't Park? This Robot will do it for you!



TECHNOLOGY, TRAVEL July 06, 2016


If you struggle with parking, engineers in China are coming to the rescue. They've invented a robot which can slide under a car, and park it in even the tightest of spaces. Geta - which is a shortened name for 'Get a Car' -...

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Je suis Française! Borough Market celebrates Bastille Day



LONDON LIFE July 05, 2016


Calling all francophiles! Borough Market is hosting it's annual Bastille Festival this weekend. London's most celebrated marketplace takes on the capital's largest Bastille Day celebration on Sunday, showcasing the best in French...

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Shakespeare Lives, in China



CHINA , CULTURE July 05, 2016


As part of an initiative by the British Council, Beijing Fringe Festival will showcase plays by Shakespeare to mark 400 years since his death.  Shakespeare Lives, is a global programme of events and activities celebrating Wi...

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