A speakeasy-style bar in a former men’s toilets in Sheffield has tonight been named the best place to drink in the country – less than a year after opening. Hidden gem Public, which has transformed the disused, 19th century toilets under Sheffield Town Hall on Surrey Street into a stylish destination for innovative cocktails and imaginative food, claimed the ‘best place to drink’ prize in the prestigious Observer Food Monthly Awards held in London. The awards, co-hosted by chef Nigella Lawson, recognise the finest food and drink establishments and the ‘best place to drink’ category was voted for by Observer readers across the nation.Public is the fourth venue from James O’ Hara and James Hill, who also run Picture House Social on Abbeydale Road, plus The Great Gatsby and Daisy’s on Division Street.It opened less than a year ago, and favourite features include its subtle nods to … [Read more...] about This Sheffield bar has just been named the best place to drink in the UK
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THE government is set to ban the selling energy drinks to kids. Here’s what we know about the proposal. Will there be a ban energy drinks in the UK? The sweeping ban will cover higher caffeine drinks like Red Bull and Monster will apply to all retailers. The government is to launch at 12-week consultation on whether to set the ban at 16 or 18. Speaking during her Africa tour, the Prime Minister Theresa May said: “With thousands of young people regularly consuming energy drinks, often because they are sold at cheaper prices than soft drinks, we will consult on banning the sale of energy drinks to children. “It is vital that we do all we can to make sure children have the best start in life and I encourage everyone to put forward their views.” A Downing Street source added that on the ban that “it is a question of how, not whether we do it.” Theresa May to ban sale of energy drinks to kids in sugary beverages crackdown after the high caffeine drinks … [Read more...] about Will there be an energy drink ban in the UK and how old do you need to be to buy Red Bull and Monster?
OBESITY in the UK is a common problem as it's estimated to effect every four adults and a fifth of ten to 11 year olds with a third of children aged 2 to 15 overweight or obese. With that in mind, we ask - how bad is the UK's obesity crisis? Obesity a common problem in the UK that's estimated to affect around one in every four adults What is the UK obesity crisis? The term "obese" describes a person who's very overweight, with a lot of body fat. It's a common problem in the UK that's estimated to affect around one in every four adults. In 2016 according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development nearly 27 per cent of adults in the United Kingdom were obese, the highest proportion in Western Europe and a 92 per cent increase since 1996. It's claimed that by 2030, half of the UK could be obese if the trends continue. How bad is childhood obesity in the UK? According to the Government, younger generations are becoming obese at earlier ages and staying … [Read more...] about What is the obesity crisis, how bad is childhood obesity in the UK and what’s the definition of clinical obesity?
These are the 29 Most Wanted fugitives in the UK, suspected or convicted for offences included murder, rape, drug smuggling and fraud. Their crimes include paralysing a victim using a machete, the rape of a child, leading a drug trafficking gang that expected to bank £1.25m every month, and defrauding an estimated 20,000 people with a scam. Their details have been shared by the National Crime Agency in an effort to locate them. Members of the public are advised not in any circumstances to approach them but to report their whereabouts to police by calling the non-emergency number 101. In an emergency call 999. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Jamie Acourt Wanted by the Metropolitan Police on suspicion of conspiracy to supply cannabis resin between 1 January 2014 and 1 February 2016. Acourt is believed to be a principal member of an organised crime group involved in the large-scale supply of cannabis. He is described as 173cm … [Read more...] about These are the 30 most wanted fugitives in the UK right now
Between 7,000 and 10,000 England supporters are expected to travel to Russia for the 2018 World Cup, with a major security operation currently underway. Police have issued travelling fans with a guide to “sensitive sites” in the city of Volgograd, which stages England’s opening Group G match against Tunisia, while football policing lead Mark Roberts this week warned that acts of disorder carry “severe” sentences in Russia. “Don't assume an offence will be dealt with like in the UK,” he told the BBC. “The punishments could be far more severe.” Although Roberts said that he is “confident” the event will pass without serious incident – adding that the Russian authorities have provided assurances a “safe” tournament will play out – the behaviour of English supporters in the Netherlands has raised concerns. England fans have been urged to behave in Russia (Getty ) Ninety fans who had travelled to watch … [Read more...] about World Cup 2018: Smoking in public, swearing and drinking — the offences England fans should avoid in Russia