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5 ways you can save money this party season

5 ways you can save money this party season

Bars, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle
We all know how expensive it is to go out in London, here's some tips on how you can save money if you're a party animal. I may be smiling but inside I’m crying knowing that I could have made these drinks much cheaper at home, instead of having to work an entire shift to afford it! So, here they are: 1. Buy advanced tickets for a night out, so plan earlier. 2. Take a big bag so you can squeeze your coat in, save that £2 to pay for some of your meal deal tomorrow. 3. Food! Make a packed lunch before you go out. That way you save £56 on buying food after a night out in London. 4. Pack your bag with suitable footwear, so you don't need to buy a pair of flip flops on your way home. 5. Pre drink properly, but responsibly.         W
Food and multitasking, is it healthy and  productive?

Food and multitasking, is it healthy and productive?

Featured, Food, Lifestyle, TV
Some of us love having a screen in our faces while eating, whether it is at work on your desk, or at home watching TV. Ayurvedic therapist Niti Nayee, told the Voice of London that we should eat with the TV off. In fact, all screens off. She also says that we eat the meal with a lot more mindfulness and consciousness, as it is about the energy that goes into the process of eating food. What is ayurvedic therapy? This is the oldest holistic medical system in the world. Originated in India, it promotes herbal medicine and very precise diets. Practitioners take the mind, body and soul into account. “I would rather eat a banana cake that I made - which may not be the most nutritious choice from a diet point of view, rather than a store-bought, raw, vegan banana cake. Whe
Fishing for Black Friday hacks

Fishing for Black Friday hacks

Culture, Featured, UK
In a survey by PwC, the second largest professional services firm in the world, found that on average, 50% of Black Friday shoppers spent £170 last year. But this weekend, shoppers are expected to spend £200. We asked shoppers in London for some tips on how to get the best of Black Friday deals.   Presenter: Dipali Limbachia | Video recording and editing: Bishakha Dutta | Still featured image: The Sun

Are digestive biscuits really digestive?

Featured, Food
We all love a cuppa with a digestive biscuit, be it chocolate-topped or just a plain one. But what baffles us all, is the name.  The word ‘digestive’ is derived from what intended to be, actually digestive. The original recipe for the biscuit contains whole wheat and baking soda. Does Britain's favourite biscuit have any health benefits though?  "Literally the name digestive, comes from the reduction of flatulence" (passing wind) McVitie's Factory Manager, Peter Senior confesses that the original digestive biscuit recipe is exclusive to McVitie's, in an interview for The Great British Bake Off. Although a small amount of baking soda dissolved in water can aid indigestion, the same effect is not relatable to the biscuit. When the biscuit is baking, the heat causes the sod