Author Noriko Morishita draws parallels between the art of Japanese tea making and life

CULTURE THE WISDOM OF TEA by Noriko Morishita (Allen & Unwin £12.99, 224 pp)   You may think you’re particular about how you make your tea — warm the pot? Milk in first? Teabag in a mug? Whatever your brew, it’s nothing to the Japanese tea ceremony. As this delightfully quirky little book, which is part … Read more Author Noriko Morishita draws parallels between the art of Japanese tea making and life

Justin Hartley’s friends are ‘glad’ Chrishell Stause is ‘no longer in his life’

Chrishell Stause seemingly shaded estranged husband Justin Hartley’s first ex wife after she defended him as a ‘solid man’ and ‘devoted father.’ And now some of his friends have also come to vouch for his character… while also shading his reality star ex in the process. The 43-year-old This Is Us actor’s  pals are happy … Read more Justin Hartley’s friends are ‘glad’ Chrishell Stause is ‘no longer in his life’

Air pollution cuts down life expectancy by two years, despite global efforts to improve air quality

Air pollution continues to cut global life expectancy, despite efforts worldwide to improve air quality. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 4.2 million people die every year due to outdoor air pollution, making it a bigger threat to human health than cigarette smoking, AIDS and tuberculosis.    Particulate matter is a mixture of solid and liquid … Read more Air pollution cuts down life expectancy by two years, despite global efforts to improve air quality

Live YouTube webcam shows sea life in Miami’s harbor

Live YouTube webcam showing sea life in Miami’s harbor just yards from the shore – from sharks to manatees – becomes an online hit Called Coral City Camera, it’s located next to an ‘urban reef’ in PortMiami A vast array of creatures has dropped by, including stingrays and barracuda  It’s billed as a ‘real-life aquarium … Read more Live YouTube webcam shows sea life in Miami’s harbor

Man fights for life after being stabbed by McDonald’s in London

McDonald’s ‘is evacuated by police’ after a man in his 20s is stabbed outside leaving him fighting for his life in hospital Man ‘in his 20s’ stabbed near a fast food restaurant in Colindale, Barnet tonight  Witnesses reported seeing victim run into eatery after being attacked nearby Restaurant and roads cordoned off by police following … Read more Man fights for life after being stabbed by McDonald’s in London

Man fights for life after being stabbed by McDonald’s in London

McDonald’s ‘is evacuated by police’ after a man in his 20s is stabbed outside leaving him fighting for his life in hospital Man ‘in his 20s’ stabbed near a fast food restaurant in Colindale, Barnet tonight  Witnesses reported seeing victim run into eatery after being attacked nearby Restaurant and roads cordoned off by police following … Read more Man fights for life after being stabbed by McDonald’s in London

Roman industrial site gives new picture of life in Roman Britain

A Roman industrial complex has been uncovered by archaeologists and it provides a detailed picture of what life was like in Rural Britain under Roman occupation.  Archaeologists in the Borough of Corby, Northamptonshire, made the unique discovery during an excavation at the Priors Hall Park housing development. Two tile kilns, a large lime kiln for the … Read more Roman industrial site gives new picture of life in Roman Britain

Maura Higgins ‘vows to make ex Curtis Pritchard’s life hell’ after learning of his new romance

Maura Higgins is reportedly so furious about Curtis Pritchard’s new romance with Amber Pierson that she’s said to be ‘on the warpath to make his life hell’. The Love Islander, 24, was pictured putting on a cosy display with dancer Amber, 21, with a source close to Maura, 29, saying the pair’s outing was ‘a … Read more Maura Higgins ‘vows to make ex Curtis Pritchard’s life hell’ after learning of his new romance

TV vet Rory Cowlam: Joy, tragedy and the three-legged love of my life

All creatures great, small and cuddly at Rory’s south London surgery It’s not every vet who admits to falling head over heels for a stray cat, but that’s Rory Cowlam for you. The star of CBBC’s The Pets Factor reveals the highs and heartbreaks of the job – and the day the fur really flew   … Read more TV vet Rory Cowlam: Joy, tragedy and the three-legged love of my life

Lion cub subjected to horrific abuse in Russia will be flown for new life in Africa 

A lion cub called Simba subjected to horrific cruelty in Russia is to be flown to Africa to start a new life. The tortured animal’s legs were deliberately broken to stop it running away while being exploited on beaches as a photo prop for tourists. Holidaymakers paid to have their pictures taken with the cute … Read more Lion cub subjected to horrific abuse in Russia will be flown for new life in Africa