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Harry Potter fans flocking to Platform 9 3/4, even from China.



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST September 21, 2017


One of the most notorious scenes from the Harry Potter films came to life last year as Platform 9 ¾ opened its own ‘Harry Potter Shop’ and fans have been flocking to it ever since. When passing through King&rsq...

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Chinese investors pick Birmingham



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK September 21, 2017


Birmingham's bullring shopping centre. Photo credit - Pixabay   Birmingham is winning investors from all over the world.   Analysts have revealed that Birmingham is attracting strong levels of investment from abroad,...

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China film office for Bradford



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT September 21, 2017


Over the last few days, Bradford has opened a Chinese film office as part of the Qingdao Film Trade and Domestic Film Promotion Festival. Photo credit - Pixabay   UNESCO's City of Film has its sights firmly set on buil...

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China's credit rating has been cut due to concerns about rising debt.



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 21, 2017


Standard and Poor say a prolonged period of strong credit growth has increased the country's financial risks. But the rating agency says they think that China will maintain stable economic growth over the next two to three ...

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Why are outlet stores cheaper?



CHINA , UK, FASHION, EAST MEETS WEST September 21, 2017


Many experienced shoppers may already know the secrets of the outlet store, but the discounts leave some customers confused as to why the price of their new designer suit or handbag reduces the further you go out of town. The out...

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