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International Yoga Day celebrated in China



CHINA , HEALTH, CULTURE June 21, 2017


(Wenzhou, China)   The Great Wall of China became an unlikely studio for yoga lovers yesterday, as they came together to celebrate the discipline.   In the run up to International Yoga Day, which is observed today an...

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Summer Solstice



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE June 21, 2017


Today marks the longest day of the year, with the UK enjoying 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   The sun rose at 4:43am and will set at 9:31pm, meaning that we can all take full advantage of after work drinks tonig...

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Food, for less than £5 in London? Yes but only in Streatham



UK, FOOD, CULTURE June 20, 2017


  Running from Thursday the 22nd, until Sunday the 25th the Streatham Food Festival is coming back to town (well, Streatham. Town).   Many pubs, bars and restaurants in Streatham are taking part (and lets face it, Str...

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The only festival list you will ever need



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE June 20, 2017


The largest greenfield festival in the world is almost upon us.   175,000 people will be braving the elements and porta-loos in order to jump up and down in time to some music.   With one day to go to till Glastonbur...

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Mandarin announcements for British train service



CHINA , UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL June 19, 2017


A typical British station - photo credit, Pixabay   A British train service has started making announcements in Mandarin, to aid visitors to a popular shopping outlet.   That's according to popular train travel ...

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