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70% of Brits want to travel to "eat weird food"



CHINA , UK, FOOD, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 26, 2017


 You don't need to travel to try this (Pic: Twitter) Record numbers of Chinese tourists are heading to London in the latest sign of the capital’s remarkable Brexit-era resilience.   The plunge in the p...

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Katy Perry's 'Witness' Tops NetEase Cloud Music's Sales Charts in China



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST June 26, 2017


Katy Perry's new album 'Witness' has continued its scorching run worldwide by topping sales on NetEase Cloud Music in China.   Fresh from crowdsurfing at Glastonbury, Katy Perry is also surfing a wave in China....

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Huge JD.com investment in UK luxury retailer



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, FASHION June 26, 2017


The home page of Farfetch. Photo credit - Farfetch   China's online mega-store, JD.com, has invested $400m in Farfetch.   Farfetch is a luxury online store, based in London. It is understood that the deal will give ...

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Protests in East London After Death Of Man In Police Custody



UK, EAST MEETS WEST June 25, 2017


  Fires break out in Forest Gate following a protest earlier (Pic: Twitter) Edir Frederico Da Costa, 25, was hospitalised after a stop and search on 15 June and died a week later.   Family of Edir Frederico Da Costa,...

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Prince Charles in high spirits at charity event



UK June 23, 2017


HRH Prince Charles attended the 70th anniversary of the Soil Association in central London today.   The Prince, who is patron of the organisation, spent the morning discussing new techniques in farming and agriculture ...

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