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Costa following Starbucks' lead in China



CHINA , UK, FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST October 11, 2017


The 252 stores in the South of China had previously been operated jointly with local partner Yueda. Photo credit - Costa   Costa has become the second firm in recent weeks to bet big on China's growing appetite for cof...

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Selfridges release new Lady Garden tops for Gynaecological Cancer Research



HEALTH, UK, Europe, FASHION, LONDON LIFE October 10, 2017


Lady Garden. Foof. Vajay. Whichever word you choose to call your private area, it deserves your attention.Selfridges has once again partnered with the Lady Garden Campaign to release a new range of tops in a bid to raise...

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Chinese robot police used for crowd control



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 10, 2017


The long arm of the law looks set to become the electronic arm of the law, as China introduces robot police in a bid to control crowds.   Rolled out for Golden Week the first time the Darlek looking robot officers have be...

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Would you buy L'Eau De Chris?



HEALTH, UK, Europe, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE October 10, 2017


This is not a drill. Love Island hunk Chris Hughes has bottled up his tears and named it L'Eau De Chris. Well, not really.The ruse is part of a campaign for World Mental Health Day, meant to symbolise that 84% of me...

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Tourism growth for the UK with an emphasis on China



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 10, 2017


Overseas visits to the UK hit a record 23 million in the first seven months of the year, according to new figures from VisitBritain.   Announced today as part of the tourism organisation's annual review, results show stro...

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