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David Attenborough celebrated with award from Prince William



SHOWBIZ, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 15, 2016


Snow leopards have been among the animals starring in David Attenborough's latest BBC series, Planet Earth II The Duke of Cambridge has presented Sir David Attenborough with an award recognising a lifetime of achievement and cont...

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Emma Watson inspires China’s booklovers



THAT'S ODD, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL November 15, 2016


The actress, best known for playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, left Maya Angelou books for commuters in London to enjoy Credit: Emma Watson/Instagram A Chinese bookseller has been inspired by the British actor Em...

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Qing-dynasty hat stand found in Wales fetches £600,000



THAT'S ODD, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 11, 2016


The hat stand survived 50 years' use as a lamp with no damage Credit: Christie's A 200-year-old hat stand made for a Chinese emperor has sold at auction in London for nearly £600,000 after being used as a lamp in a Welsh bu...

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Christmas season starts with a John Lewis advert



UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 10, 2016


The festive season has started in Britain with the arrival of the John Lewis Christmas advert. Buster the boxer dog is the star of this year’s commercial, which is set to a cover by the Vaults of Randy Crawford’s 1980...

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World Travel Market success for far east exhibitors



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 09, 2016


Beautiful China stand at WTM Credit: Phil Walder The World Travel Market exhibition, that filled all of the halls at the huge ExCEl exhibition centre in east London from November 7-9, was a great success for far eastern...

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