Tag Archives: Health

 
 

Environmental health officer hit by ‘strong smell of mice’ at London Starbucks

Starbucks has been fined £12,000 after one of its coffee shops was found to be infested with mice.

‘Mouse droppings were found next to spoons, knives, cups, clingfilm and boxes of biscuits and coffee that were about to be used, London’s City of Westminster magistrates heard.’

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The staff need to wake up and smell the er… mice.

An inconvenient truth: Gay Manchester was better 20 years ago

I get tired of newspaper articles that make out that the gay 'scene' in Manchester used to be so seedy and bad years ago, but now it is so wonderful. It just isn't true. Take this article from 2003 which appeared in The Manchester Evening News -- a newspaper that can be relied on to […]

Tony Blair’s assault on civil liberties

The Independent newspaper has an article (reprinted from Vanity Fair) about the way Tony Blair has eroded civil liberties and freedom in Britain and the scary way

Fireworks on the top of Beetham Tower, but does Manchester really need more city centre apartments for the rich? (VIDEO)

At 9.15pm tonight fireworks erupted from the top of Beetham Tower in Manchester. A topping out ceremony was taking place, marking the completion of the highest point. The Tower stands 171m (561ft) and 47 storeys tall, making it the highest residential development in Europe. Read more in my blog entry (includes a photo):