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London’s streets: cock fighting, bear baiting, and hunting

I see in the news that an animal rights group has asked (or demanded, depending on whose report you read or listen to) that Britain’s oldest pub, Ye Olde Fighting Cocks in St Albans, change its name to Ye Olde Clever Cocks, “in recognition of society’s growing compassion for animals and in celebration of intelligent, sensitive chickens”. 570 more words

Street Name

Same Jeans, Different Day

Look: Casual denim on denim brunching

Location: London

Carrying: cupcakes

Jeans: Zara

Over shirt: And Other Stories

Shoes: Mango

Destination: Chiltern Firehouse


Shoes That Swept The World Off It's Feet Come to The V&A This Summer

This month marks the beginning of Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibition at London’s V&A from 12 June to 31 Jan and the title of this showcase of those hardened items of wonder, sex and torment could not have been more apt. 486 more words


Virotherapy: skin cancer successfully treated with herpes-based drug

Image Credit: Bernhard Classen/Alamy

Patients with aggressive skin cancer have been treated successfully using a drug based on the herpes virus, in a trial that could pave the way for a new generation of cancer treatments. 389 more words


London's Prime Location

London is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Not a big surprise considering the huge fashion, music and cultural offerings the city has.  182 more words


Spring Summer Must-Haves

Finally the good times are back! I’m talking about the flourishing spring weather and the opportunity to go bare legs (yikes) while doing some shopping. Because spring also means it’s time to revise your wardrobe and decide what the next items to include in it are. 646 more words