CULTURE

 

Candy's Crushed It



THAT'S ODD, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 30, 2017


Popular mobile game Candy Crush has become a global phenomenon. Played all around the world by millions of people, games within the Candy Crush franchise have been downloaded almost three billion times worldwide, and have a social...

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New BBC comedy ‘smashes stereotypes’ about Chinese women



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 29, 2017


BBC Three has just aired the first episode of a new sitcom called Chinese Burn, which follows the adventures of three ‘normal’ Chinese women living in London.  “There’s a common assumption about Chine...

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Sleigh Ma Name, Sleigh Ma Name, Sleigh Ma Christmas Jumper



UK, FASHION, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 28, 2017


Mid-December marks another milestone for the holiday season – it’s Christmas Jumper Day! On 15 December, rather than awkwardly appear at work wearing the same jumper as Karen from accounting, you can win the Christmas ...

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Royal Engagement: The Markle Dress



UK, Europe, FASHION, CULTURE November 28, 2017


Image courtesy of Anne Barge designs The royal engagement poises one very important question. Which designer will get the honour of creating Meghan Markle's wedding dress?   Will she go with McQueen, like her soon...

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Celebrities react to the Royal engagement



UK, Europe, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 28, 2017


Photo credit: Toby Melville / Reuters The Twittersphere went wild with congratulations yesterday, following the announcement of a Royal engagement between His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle. But, who ...

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