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Whisky sales boosted by weak pound



BUSINESS, UK, FOOD December 22, 2016


Scotland may have voted by a large majority to remain in the European Union, but one consequence of the UK’s impending departure, has been a boost in sales of its most famous export, Scotch whisky. Since the vote on June 23...

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Hotel Expansion In Qingdao



BUSINESS, CHINA , ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, TRAVEL December 21, 2016


Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, announced the opening of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel, located within the Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone (QWTDZ). The opening of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel marks the third property in ...

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Caviar brings luxury to the masses in Europe



UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, CULTURE December 16, 2016


An increase in production and special offers in supermarkets have brought caviar to the masses this Christmas, but opinion is divided over dilution of what the word itself actually means. According to Reuters prices have fallen a...

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Drunks help monks to a record profit



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, FOOD, CULTURE December 14, 2016


The benedictine monks who make a fortified wine long associated with violent crime in Scotland have made a record profit of £8.8 million. Buckfast, a 15 per cent ABV “tonic wine” that contains more caffeine than...

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Fish and Chips on a Ferris Wheel? No, We Want Plates!



THAT'S ODD, UK, FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST December 05, 2016


We’ve all been there, found ourselves in an upmarket restaurant, or a downmarket one and ordered, yet when the food has arrived it’s on an old slate, or a piece of wood. Chances are we all thought it was stupid, but we...

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