Summer opening of State Rooms at Buckingham Palace

Summer opening of State Rooms at Buckingham Palace

This year, the Ball Supper Room has been made into an octagonal gallery for an Exhibition entitled,  ‘Prince and Patron’, which has drawings, paintings, classical sculpture, curiosities, and personal memorabilia jostling for space. HRH The Prince of Wales has created this Exhibition from both the Royal Collection and his own...

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World Cup and heatwave help UK retailers in July

World Cup and heatwave help UK retailers in July

England’s run to the semi-finals of the World Cup and a sweltering summer led to a spending rise on food, drink, and electric fans in July, caused a minor spike in spending in July. Total retail sales values grew by 1.6% compared with July 2017, the weakest increase since February...

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Fulham Market Halls announces its new opening

Fulham Market Halls announces its new opening

“We’re very excited to bring the Fulham Broadway ticket hall back to life and think we’ve created something new and unique for Fulham and London. We’ve studied the local area and pulled together a varied roster of traders, from local favourites to street food stars, that we hope will please...

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British Museum returns looted art treasures

British Museum returns looted art treasures

Eight 5000 year old historic artefacts, which were stolen from Iraq in the chaos of Saddam Hussein’s fall, are to be returned after being identified by the British Museum. The Metropolitan Police initially suspected that the items had been looted and seized them from a now defunct London antiques dealer...

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New figures show full extent of student debts

New figures show full extent of student debts

The average debt of a student at graduation is £50,000, with poorer students being stung more with an average owed of £56,000. This consists of £27,000 student loan to pay for fees and between £16,290 and £27,000 over the three years as a maintenance grant for rent, bills, loan etc....

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Brunello Restaurant

Brunello Restaurant

The Baglioni has a covered walk way to the lobby that’s quite reminiscent of some high end apartment blocks in New York, and to reinforce that 5* style I was twice greeted at reception, then led through to the bar in case I wanted to wait for my partner there,...

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Top diet tips from people with extraordinary careers

Top diet tips from people with extraordinary careers

Bored with your diet? Maybe it’s time to change it up. But instead of trying to get your head around the rules and calorie-maths of the latest fad, why not create a bespoke meal plan? After all, the best diet is one you can stick to, as nutritionist Fiona Hunter...

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Affordable biotech hub launched in Shepherds Bush

Affordable biotech hub launched in Shepherds Bush

Shepherds is the new home of innovation in biotech according to Dr Tom Meany, the co-founder of Open Cell. He and co-founder Helene Steiner have launched one of the capital’s most affordable biotech hubs at the Old Laundry Yard in Shepherds Bush Market. With prices as low as £4 per...

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