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Eight Sunday Roasts To Try In London

Oblix<p>The Orange<p>Dean Street Townhouse<p>Harwood Arms<p>The Flask<p>Blacklock<p>Smokehouse<p>The Laughing Gravy

Townhouses

Forget Cornwall, move to the Kent Riviera (that's Thanet to you and me)

Move over Cornwall: there’s a newish kid on the block, with award-winning blue flag beaches, white cliffs, period piles, art galleries and its own micro climate. The Isle of Thanet is fast becoming the Kentish Riviera – with property prices at less than half the cost of its celebrity strewn …

20 great British winter gardens to visit before spring

100 Genius Hacks Guaranteed To Make A Parent’s Job Easier

Enough hacks to get you from birth through high school graduation.<p>View this post on Facebook

The Real Reason I Kept You Home From School Today

You weren't particularly sick today. Just a slight cold. You could have gone to school and been just fine. But your sniffles were enough of an excuse to call you out sick from your pre-k class.<p>I'm sure I could have used the time while you were at school to finish work for our home business or …

Parenting

Plight of EU nationals seeking UK residency to be investigated

Exclusive: Taskforce will assess cases where citizens trying to secure status have hit ‘bureaucratic wall’ since Brexit vote<p>The European parliament is to investigate the British government’s treatment of EU nationals living in the UK who have applied for citizenship or permanent residency since the …

United Kingdom

London's best art exhibitions to see this spring

Vanessa Bell at Dulwich Picture Gallery<p>Vanessa Bell, Landscape with Haystack, Asheham, 1912, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts. …

Art

The London Roads That Have Already Breached Their Annual Pollution Limits

And the areas that are expected to very soon.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE UK.</i><p>Yesterday, a "very high" pollution alert was issued for London. This might not surprise you if you've witnessed any of the beautiful, smog-enhanced sunsets we've been having recently, or woken up coughing jet-black …

Pollution

Your easy 8-step guide to becoming an online influencer

When using this strategy, watch your analytics carefully to see which sites are most effective in terms of targeted traffic. It may be tempting to post to big-name sites, but if you’re not getting results, you’re wasting your time.<p>And don’t discount smaller, niche sites just because of their size! …

Marketing

Anti-ad blocking company Sourcepoint has raised another $16 million

The company describes itself as a "content compensation platform" that helps publishers claw back money lost to ad blockers by providing users with other ways to compensate publishers — such as subscriptions or one-off payments — rather than seeing ads.<p>In a press release, Sourcepoint's CEO Ben …

Digital Advertising

CEO Secrets: How to make a small business really big

Think about how you can "scale up" your company from the moment you set it up. That's one piece of recurring advice we've been hearing on CEO Secrets, our series where we ask prominent bosses to share their business advice.<p>But what's it like to turn a very small company into a huge, multinational …

Small Business

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Online

A leaked report shows how much money publishers make from platforms like Facebook, Google, and Snapchat

The report, from premium publisher trade body Digital Content Next (DCN), claims that the (mean) average premium publisher generated $7.7 million in revenue from distributing their content on third-party platforms in the first half of 2016 — equivalent to around 14% of their overall revenues in the …

Digital Advertising

Startup investing for the little guy

<b>In the old days, an investor hoping to get in on the ground floor of the next Google GOOG, -0.37% or Facebook FB, +1.17% had a couple of options:</b> …

Venture Capital

Digital trends 2017: 106 pages of internet, mobile and social media stats

Each year creative agency We Are Social delivers its massive annual report about the latest digital trends in internet, mobile and social media usage – and now the company is back with an updated collection of insights and statistics reflecting the world’s most recent web developments in …

Native ads will drive 74% of all ad revenue by 2021

Native ads — or ads that take on the look and feel of the content surrounding them — are taking over digital advertising.<p>By 2021, native display ad revenue in the US, which includes native in-feed ads on publisher properties and social platforms, will make up 74% of total US display ad revenue, up …

Digital Advertising

Why Introverts Are Actually a Lot Better at Sales | Inc.com

The stereotype of a successful salesperson is an extrovert who sells anything to anybody. He (or, less commonly, she) charms customers so thoroughly that they sign on the dotted line before they know what hit them.<p>Customers, however, don't find extroverted salespeople charming. On the contrary, …

Personality

How Social Native is Becoming the King of Native Advertising | Inc.com

If anyone has an eye for what's next in the world of marketing, it's probably Jeff Ragovin.<p>After co-founding and being one of the key figures in building Buddy Media into a major Salesforce acquisition and then staying on with Salesforce for a few years, he launched Ragovin Ventures, a strategic …

Digital Advertising

How To Craft The Ultimate Hygge Home

By now, you've probably come across the word, whether through a conversation with friends or a glance through the <i>New York Times</i> or <i>New Yorker</i>. It …

Hygge: the Danish secret to surviving winter

Slick roads, sunless skies and soul-crushing snowbanks — Edmonton's winters can make even the hardiest of people despair for spring.<p>But there may be …

Hygge

Lessons From the World's Happiest Country

by Elior Moskowitz<p>Now that the holiday season has wound down and those graceful first snows have transformed into muddy slush, it's easy to start resenting the weather and wishing the chill away. But while drab winter days can feel draining on our psyches, they're a great time to boost our …

Happiness

10 Easy DIY Craft Projects to Bring the Cozy Hygge into Your Home

Hygge is the Danish way of life of finding the coziness in simple things. It means cuddling up in a bed in a kit blanket with a cup of tea, having a …

Our 12-Month Hygge Challenge Will Help You Embrace Coziness All Year Long

Toward the end of 2016, the world fell head over fuzzy-sock-clad-heels for the Danish concept of hygge, a lifestyle movement that celebrates warmth, kinship, and coziness. Like most good things, hygge shows no sign of slowing down — it's set to become an even more popular form of self-care in 2017. …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Parenting

The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

<b>Ten slides</b>. Ten is the optimal number of slides in a PowerPoint presentation because a normal human being cannot comprehend more than ten concepts in …

Guy Kawasaki

Economists think London's property bubble will finally burst in 2017

That's according to a Times survey of leading economists released on Wednesday. Twenty-two from 39 economists surveyed predicted that London house prices would either flatline or drop in 2017.<p>At the more extreme end of the predictions, DeAnne Julius, a former member of the Bank of England's …

Housing

In pictures: The 12 walks of Christmas

Continuing the tradition of a Christmas Day stroll, the National Trust has chosen a selection of images of its best festive walks.<p>Botallack Mine, West Cornwall<p>Corfe Castle, Dorset<p>Box Hill, Surrey<p>Stowe, Buckinghamshire<p>Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire<p>Mam Tor, Peak District<p>Lyme Park, Cheshire<p>Fountains Abbey …

National Trust

Instagram can help you become full time photographer. Here's how

A few people requested an in-depth post on how to grow your instagram. Here’s how I grew my instagram account without using any online services. …

The Four Pillars of Performance for Digital Marketing Campaigns

Compared with just a decade ago, consumers have an unprecedented amount of control over the content they see across all media.<p>DVR and premium …

Marketing