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Free doughnuts in central London today

Free doughnuts in central London today

Food, Lifestyle
Friday night treat anyone? Well, you can pick up a free doughnut on your way home today. Doughnut Time and Deliveroo are giving away thousands of the sweet treats from 5pm outside Euston, Waterloo and St. Paul’s stations. Deliveroo have had the glazed doughnuts designed by Doughnut Time with an 'I heart London' motif. You better be quick – there’s only 2000 of doughnuts available. That's 666.6 doughnuts per station, assuming they're distributed equally and Deliveroo staff don't eat too many themselves. Joe Groves at Deliveroo told Metro: “We’re so proud to call London our hometown and wanted to treat Londoners to something delicious. Deliveroo has delivered millions of meals across the capital since it was set up 5 years ago and we know our customers love to devour a swee
Are fast food burgers really immortal?

Are fast food burgers really immortal?

Food, Lifestyle
The Internet is filled with photos and videos of burgers which seem to never go bad. Photos of McDonald's burgers (also known as immortal burgers), in particular, not showing any signs of mould after being left out in the open for a while have been extremely popular. If you haven't heard or seen any of this, then my friend, you've been living under a rock. Don't worry about it though because we've got your back. We've decided to test this theory -- three burgers from three different fast food chains were filmed for seven days to see whether any of them would get mouldy, and if so, which one would get mouldy first and the most. To find out more click on the video below: It is a bit concerning that it took all burgers around four to five days to show the first signs of mould, s...
Make your own burger or pay the price

Make your own burger or pay the price

Food, Lifestyle
According to a global study by Mercer, London is officially in top 20 most expensive cities in the world for expats to live in. How does this fit in the busy life of a student? After a long day spent between trying to meet deadlines and working late hours to pay the rent, one can't be expected to have the energy to cook a proper meal. Unless you want to have cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the most hassle-free option is eating out. Student Money Survey has recently published an article which can help us get an essence of what the true cost of getting a degree in the UK is. According to the survey, 78% of students are worried about making ends meet and while most of them are worried about money, some can't even afford to eat or drink. Therefore, 11% of students turn to gambli
Healthy vs Unhealthy high streets

Healthy vs Unhealthy high streets

Food, Health, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
A report has warned that high streets filled with fast-food outlets, betting shops and tanning salons can have a significant impact on shortening the residents’ lives. While locals living in towns stacked with book shops and pharmacies have a potential for longer life. UK’s high streets The research, conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), analysed 70 major UK towns and cities and it turned out that Britain’s High Streets are getting unhealthier. Grimsby, which is known as Europe’s Food Town because of its fish-processing industry, now has a worse reputation. The town is the first in the unhealthy High Streets list, followed by Walsall and Blackpool. The healthiest outlets awards go to Edinburgh and Canterbury. London’s high streets Muswell Hill Broadway w
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