CULTURE

 

The Taxi Driving Heroes of the Manchester Attack Perform At The Manchester International Festival



UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 29, 2017


Bakers, barristers and baristas will join the cabbies on a 100m (330ft) catwalk in Piccadilly Gardens. The parade comes from an idea by artist Jeremy Deller and is the Manchester International Festival's opening event. Many taxi...

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The best 'alternative' holiday destinations revealed



EDUCATION, UK, Europe, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 27, 2017


New research reveals the most popular 'staycation' destinations for Brits. Alex Mearns on East Meets West was joined by travel experts from 'Rough Guides' Greg and Elena to reveal that holidays have become shorter and Brits are sp...

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New Vegan Bar Opens in Camden - Alex Mearns interviews 'VBurgerCamden' creator



HEALTH, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 26, 2017


Camden Lock is about to get a new and exciting bar, but it's not filled with beer and cocktails, this one sells tasty and healthy Vegan food.    (Vegan Burger & Chips)    Alex Mearns was joined b...

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International Yoga Day celebrated in China



CHINA , HEALTH, CULTURE June 21, 2017


(Wenzhou, China)   The Great Wall of China became an unlikely studio for yoga lovers yesterday, as they came together to celebrate the discipline.   In the run up to International Yoga Day, which is observed today an...

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Summer Solstice



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE June 21, 2017


Today marks the longest day of the year, with the UK enjoying 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   The sun rose at 4:43am and will set at 9:31pm, meaning that we can all take full advantage of after work drinks tonig...

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