Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Morpher, the flat folding bike helmet’s crowdfunding campaign has so far raised nearly £700,000 on Seedrs. The campaign smashed its initial target just two weeks after launch with more than 400 investors pledging money on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform. Sir Andy Murray has invested in Morpher’s campaign as part of...

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Yellow cheeks & red teeth: Travelling around Myanmar

Yellow cheeks & red teeth: Travelling around Myanmar

He was a wiry young man with glossy black hair wearing the usual longhi but when he turned round in the cosy cab of his tuk tuk and beamed, it was a ghoulish sight. Fortunately, his teeth were in tact but for many, a gappy grin is the norm, such...

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Oh! Kolkata!

Oh! Kolkata!

Arriving at the main Howrah railway station during the evening rush hour, one can feel the dynamism of Kolkata as the many thousands of commuters stride past, confident and purposeful, there is an electric force in the air. Kolkata, as Calcutta, started as the headquarters of the East India Company...

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New study finds 3 million social media posts are sent by motorists each week

New study finds 3 million social media posts are sent by motorists each week

As a nation we have never been more addicted to our smartphones. We use them everywhere – we take them into meetings, we use them at funerals, in church, at the dinner table, and even in the bathroom! It seems people are so obsessed with their phones, there really is...

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China to fingerprint all foreign visitors

China to fingerprint all foreign visitors

China will begin taking fingerprints of all foreign visitors as it steps up security on its borders. The fingerprinting of foreigners will be introduced at Shenzhen airport in the south from Friday, and it will then be gradually rolled out at other entry points around the country, the Ministry of...

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Costa Rica: the country for all seasons

Costa Rica: the country for all seasons

We travelled to San Jose in Costa Rica by BA; the flight was delayed by 90 minutes as the fuel gauges did not match (the recent crash in Columbia was a thought but not spoken) so understandably we had to wait for them to be rectified.  The flight was packed...

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New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

  A new hard-hitting campaign to encourage people to report unwanted sexual behaviour on public transport has been launched by Transport for London. The campaign forms part of a programme of policing activity to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London’s transport network. Building on the ground breaking 2015 ‘Report it...

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A great escape, Orestone Manor

A great escape, Orestone Manor

A Hotel, situated on a slight rise from the car park, a little quirky, a little historic, quite individual, and on the doorstep of Torquay. Even joint owner and chef Neal D`Allen admits that thoughts of ‘Fawlty Towers’ can spring unbidden to mind, but fear not, this place has not...

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Europe’s biggest cruise event returns to Olympia 18-19 February

Europe’s biggest cruise event returns to Olympia 18-19 February

Europe’s biggest event dedicated to discovering a world of voyages, The 9th annual London CRUISE Show, is taking place at Olympia London from February 18-19. Join the largest collection of world leading cruise lines and specialist operators all under one roof, showcasing everything from large resort style ships catering for...

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Heathrow flights cancelled over foggy weather

Heathrow flights cancelled over foggy weather

Any passengers hoping to fly from Heathrow have been warned of potential chaos as of Monday morning (23rd January) as thick and freezing fog has already seen 100 flights cancelled at the airport. The Met office has delivered a severe weather warning over south-east and south-west England along with the...

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