The Vatican through the ages

The Vatican through the ages

  When the Roman Emperor Constantine was baptised a Christian on his death-bed in 337AD (whether or not he was sincere in his conversion, or even properly understood the religion’s tenants are another matter) both the Empire and Christianity were changed forever. Early Christians surged to take advantage of this...

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Art St. Kitchen

Art St. Kitchen

Art St. Kitchen takes its moniker from the rather whimsically named Art Street.  Art Street, which presumably earned its name due to it’s a proximity to the Tate Britain, is a snaking capillary leading to the Thames and Art St Kitchen takes full advantage of its scenic position....

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Londoners are UK’s worst recyclers

Londoners are UK’s worst recyclers

  Londoners recycle as little as 25% of their household waste, according to new research from home interior specialists Hillarys.   In spite of a bevy of green initiatives launched by the Mayor’s office, Londoners still fall well below the national average of 45%. The UK average, however, is substantially...

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High-fibre diet could lower stress

High-fibre diet could lower stress

Researchers from the University College Cork, and Teagasc Food Research Centre, both in Cork, Ireland, have found that a high fibre diet could help to relieve stress and anxiety. The researchers particularly looked at the role of short-chain fatty acids which are the small molecules produced when the digestive system...

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The beginner’s guide to ethical eating

The beginner’s guide to ethical eating

It can be difficult to eat ethically in today’s world – but there are a few golden rules to stick by if you want to reduce your impact on the world this Bank Holiday. To make yourself feel good about what you’re putting on your table, just follow these easy...

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How ‘sleep debt’ can take up to two years off your life

How ‘sleep debt’ can take up to two years off your life

Most Brits love a weekend lie-in, and there’s no better time to focus in on getting enough time between the sheets than Sleeptember. But, before the whole nation reaches for the snooze button, it’s worth factoring in what we give up when we sacrifice our free time to dreaming. New...

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