Sunset on Chelsea Embankment

Sunset on Chelsea Embankment

These pictures were taken yesterday by one of our readers, Jane Radford. It was sunny this Sunday 11th of December, great for photos. Feel free to share more with us on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KCWToday/

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One in five workers ‘forced to use holidays’ to attend funerals

One in five workers ‘forced to use holidays’ to attend funerals

One in five workers are forced to use holiday or take unpaid leave to attend the funerals of family members or friends, new research by MetLife has found. The study found that 19 percent of workers have taken unpaid leave for funerals, 11 percent have taken time off for family funerals and eight...

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Confucius bird fossil’s preserved feathers contain traces of colour

Confucius bird fossil’s preserved feathers contain traces of colour

  This 10-15cm Eoconfuciusornis bird on the right was alive 130 million years ago. It was discovered in the paleontological treasure trove called the “Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota” (Jiufotang formation) in the provinces of Hebei and Liaoning, China. Chinese and U.S. scientists analysed the feathers in search of a protein...

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Airbnb to police 90 day London rental limit

Airbnb to police 90 day London rental limit

In a dramatic shift in policy, Airbnb has agreed to police the newly set yearly rental limits on the number of days that you can let out your property in London and Amsterdam.   The new rules state that you can only rent out your property, using the short stay...

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Elderly in Japan exchanging driving licenses for ramen discount

Elderly in Japan exchanging driving licenses for ramen discount

Elderly people in central Japan are being offered discounts at ramen eateries if they turn in their driving licenses. Japanese police have launched a programme that will offer drivers over the age of 74 a fifteen percent discount on ramen meals at the popular restaurant chain Sugakiya in exchange for...

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Premier League Football: 10 – 11 December

Premier League Football: 10 – 11 December

By Joshua Davies. Check his Football Survivor challenge at footballsurvivor.co.uk Saturday 10: Arsenal v. Stoke City The Gunners ended a fine week with a great display as they marched to three points at home. Wenger spoke of the importance of keeping up their momentum and good performances and his side duly delivered...

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Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan announces record £770 million for London cycling schemes

Sadiq Khan has announced an annual £154 million spending on cycling in London over the next five years, including new routes in Hammersmith and the West End. Khan said in a statement on Monday December 5 that the cash injection into cycling is to help Londoners get about quickly without...

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