The first Wakefield City Centre Restaurant Week is here, and with it a whole host of tasty offers. Here’s some ideas to get you through the weekend. If you find yourself feeling a bit peckish this weekend, pop on down to Robatary. With influences from Peru to San Francisco paired with a Japanese cooking style, the restaurant, located at 25-27 Northgate, describes itself as “a collaboration of cuisines, combining Yorkshire’s best bits with influences from the Pacific plate.”In honour of restaurant week, the eatery is offering a variety of lunchtime options for just £5. The Yaki Soba features, stir fried noodles and shredded chicken in a light soy sauce, with pickled ginger and cucumber to top it off, and is also available in a vegetarian variety. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, try the classic New Orleans Gumbo, a gluten free meal loaded with chicken, prawns and chorizo, or a chicken flatbread with salad and yoghurt dressing, accompanied with a … [Read more...] about Fine dining as restaurant week arrives
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From a Siberian city locked in permafrost in Russia’s diamond mining region, a startup is growing thanks to a twist on the business model that has made Uber Technologies Inc. the world’s leading ride-hailing service.While Uber and most copycats typically assign fares using algorithms that account for peak hours, traffic or even what they think a customer requesting a ride is willing to pay, InDriver lets passengers enter what they want to spend on a trip — and drivers nearby use the app to accept or bargain for more.InDriver’s bidding feature has let the company broker 1 million rides since April in six Latin American countries, including Mexico and Colombia. Now, the company — which has 200 employees — has raised $10 million in early funding from Leta Capital to enter the U.S. market in the fourth quarter.“We started the international expansion in Latin America because we felt it’s a region where people like bargaining," … [Read more...] about Siberian Uber Imitator Takes Bidding-Based Business Model to U.S.
Satellites are orbiting in record numbers. These are just some of the companies, government agencies, and NGOs putting them to use.World Bank● Monitoring high-risk urban development● Sierra LeoneIn 2017 at least 400 people died in Freetown after torrential rains set off a mudslide. Using images from NASA’s Landsat and the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1 satellite programs, overlaid with census and other data, World Bank researchers demonstrated how the city’s haphazard development bore some blame for the loss of life.Almost two-fifths of Freetown’s expansion since 1990, they found, was in areas at medium to high risk of natural disasters, such as on steep hillsides or below sea level, despite laws designed to prevent just that. What’s more, from 1975 to 2015 just 3 percent of the city’s construction was within existing neighborhoods. The farther the city sprawls, the harder it is for public authorities to provide vital infrastructure … [Read more...] about All the Things Satellites Can Now See From Space
El torero José Reina Rincón, de 22 años, no murió sobre el albero. Su cadáver fue hallado sobre la pedregosa playa de Waikiki, en Lima (Perú), el martes 9 de julio, a miles de kilómetros de su Ciudad Real natal, tras permaner seis días en el agua. Su padre, José Reina, marmolista de profesión, no le pudo ni reconocer porque tenía el rostro desfigurado de la brutal paliza que le dieron sus asesinos. Su padre no pudo reconocerle porque tenía el rostro desfigurado Reina murió de los puñetazos en la cara y de un golpe en la cabeza realizado 'con un objeto contundente', según ha trascendido de la investigación de la Policía peruana. La policía peruana le identificó por la cicatriz que le dejó una cornada en la pierna derecha y el tatuaje que se hizo en la ingle izquierda con la cara de un diablo. Reina llevaba 1.200 dólares encima, y las primeras hipótesis apuntaron a que los … [Read more...] about El sueño ahogado de un torero humilde asesinado en Perú
World 2 July 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/world-44681234 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Sunday's elaborate prison escape in northern France sounds like fiction, and for good reason. Redoine Faid - who escaped in a helicopter after an … [Read more...] about A history of dramatic prison escapes