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Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

How to be a pickup artist (with science)

It’s not a good time to be a pick-up artist, or the sort of bloke who relies on his “wisdom”, or whatever it is you’d call that noxious guff they emit on a regular basis, like a cow with irritable bowels. On one hand you’ve got Julien Blanc, provoking such a strong backlash with his seminars on …

The most romantic things to do in London for couples

Rare £16,000 dog stolen from owner's home

A man posing as a dog breeder stole a rare lilac-coloured British Bulldog puppy worth £16,000<p>A rare puppy worth £16,000 has been stolen by a man posing as a buyer.<p>The lilac-coloured British Bulldog puppy was snatched from the home of a dog breeder in Surrey<p>The thief, posing as a buyer, turned up at …

London's new Tube trains come from the future

London is getting ready to welcome new Tube trains for the next 40 years. Last week, London unveiled the new cars to the public for the first time, and when the trains finally hit the tracks starting in the mid-2020s, they'll bring an appreciable list of improvements to riders.<p>With the new design, …

10 cities you will love to leave behind

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Quinoa, chia seeds and kale: superfoods or supermarketing?

Over the past decade, superfoods have become a marketing success story. Coinciding with the natural foods movement and greater public awareness around healthy eating, 61% of people in the UK have purchased a food because it had been labelled a superfood, according to YouGov research commissioned by …

What causes paranoia, hallucinations and grandiose ideas?

Have you ever wrongly suspected that other people are out to harm you? Have you been convinced that you’re far more talented and special than you really are? Do you sometimes hear things that aren’t actually there?<p>These experiences – paranoia, grandiosity and hallucinations in the technical jargon …