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Hawk hides from Hurricane Harvey in taxi, refuses to leave
 
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A Houston taxi driver made an unusual friend during Hurricane Harvey. William Bruso returned to his taxi after getting food to find a hawk sitting on the passenger seat. Dubbed Harvey, the Coopers hawk refused to leave his shelter. Bruso made sure the bird wasn't injured and tried to release him but Harvey seemed unwilling to brave the storm on his own. Eventually, Bruso agreed to let the hawk stay until the hurricane has passed. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2fNDngG - - - - - - - - - - - - - For more videos: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBTimesUK Twitter: https://twitter.com/IBTimesUK Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ibtimes_uk
Views: 9404477 IBTimes UK
'You're harassing her': Co-passenger yells at American Airlines crew as they kick model off flight
 
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Instagram model Jen Selter was kicked off a New York-bound American Airlines plane after a disagreement with airplane staff on Saturday night, January 27. The video clips Selter posted on Twitter show parts of a conversation involving the 24-year-old fitness model, her sister, a flight attendant and the pilot.
Views: 4193807 IBTimes UK
Jason Momoa Performs Haka At 'Aquaman' Premiere
 
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'Aquaman' hits theaters Dec. 21, 2018.
Views: 342735 IBTimes UK
Chris Eubank's son buries hatchet to play his dad in Michael Watson biopic
 
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IBTimes UK interviews boxer Nathanael Wilson to learn more about his big screen debut in biographical film 'Michael' in which he plays the role of his father Chris Eubank.
Views: 106085 IBTimes UK
The Vamps talk music, girlfriends and manhood
 
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For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 406950 IBTimes UK
Japan floods: Couple and their dogs rescued from rooftop after Joso City submerged under water
 
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Dramatic video footage shows families rescued by helicopter as floods hit eastern Japan. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2fNDngG - - - - - - - - - - - - - For more videos: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBTimesUK Twitter: https://twitter.com/IBTimesUK Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ibtimes_uk
Views: 9117742 IBTimes UK
Tommy Wiseau talks James Franco, Hollywood respect and underwear
 
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT: IBTimes UK chats to Tommy Wiseau about James Franco filming the Disaster Artist, based on The Room. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 1089344 IBTimes UK
Composer creates music just for cats and they love it - listen here
 
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Cats enjoy "species appropriate" music, with purring, chirping and sliding tunes topping the kitty charts. Researchers tested what music cats like to listen to by playing them human music and cat music, composed by composer David Teie (who was not involved in the study). Publishing their findings in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science, researchers noted that many studies have tried to use music to influence the behaviour of animals, but outcomes have been conflicting. "We have developed a theoretical framework that hypothesises that in order for music to be effective with other species, it must be in the frequency range and with similar tempos to those used in natural communication by each species," they wrote. The team used species appropriate music composed by Teie and compared it with human music. The cat music was created by looking at the natural vocalisations of cats, using a lot of sliding frequencies commonly found in their calls, along with sounds they thought would be interesting for the animals, including purring, suckling and chirping. Speaking to Discovery News, study author Charles Snowdon, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said: "We looked at the natural vocalisations of cats and matched our music to the same frequency range, which is about an octave or more higher than human voices." They tested the tunes on 47 domestic cats at home with their owners present. While they ignored the human music, they rubbed their heads against the speakers when the cat music played. When cats display this rubbing behaviour, they are claiming that object or individual. Researchers believe this shows the cats wanted to claim the music. The authors concluded: "Cats showed a significant preference for and interest in species appropriate music compared with human music. Younger and older cats were more responsive to cat music than middle-aged acts. The results suggest novel and more appropriate ways for using music as auditory enrichment for nonhuman animals." Researchers believe the findings could have implications for helping shelter cats feel calmer: "We think of cats as highly independent of their human servants, but there is some research showing that cats experience separation anxiety, which is greater in human-raised cats than in feral cats," Snowdon said. Teie's cat music is available to purchase from his site, musicforcats.com. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 232531 IBTimes UK
Human or Machine? The Incredibly Life-Like Android Robots From Japan
 
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A new exhibition entitled "Android: What is Human?" launching tomorrow at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo will showcase some of the most realistic humanoid robots that have ever been seen.
Views: 1440024 IBTimes UK
'Use English only': Woman launches Starbucks tirade against customers speaking Korean
 
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A woman in a Starbucks in Walnut Creek, California, was escorted from the premises by police after launching a tirade against two people speaking Korean, in which she said they should stop speaking "oriental." Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2fNDngG - - - - - - - - - - - - - For more videos: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBTimesUK Twitter: https://twitter.com/IBTimesUK Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ibtimes_uk
Views: 546367 IBTimes UK
Open Bionics: UK startup creates custom fitted 3D printed bionic arm for less than £1,000
 
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3D-printed bionic arm offers fashion, function and affordability through 3D printing.
Views: 91025 IBTimes UK
Vigilante Biker Gets Revenge on Drivers Who Litter
 
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A vigilante biker has released a video of them gaining revenge on litter bugs by picking up litter dropped by drivers and throwing it back into their cars, before speeding off. The anonymous woman, who is only heard and not seen, films the events with a camera attached to the helmet. It is assumed the video was filmed in a Russian city, as whilst no description is given of the location of the video, Russian is heard being spoken.
Views: 116428 IBTimes UK
Alcosynth: The hangover-free future of drinking
 
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British psychiatrist David Nutt explains the science behind the hangover-free synthetic alcohol known as 'Alcosynth'. He believes the new beverage can prevent future generations from developing alcohol dependency problems and reduce the number of premature deaths due to alcohol consumption.
Views: 17784 IBTimes UK
Using Apple Pay in the UK: Simple and brilliant but limited
 
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Apple Pay has launched in the UK and we have tested it the contactless payment system to see how it works.
Views: 73882 IBTimes UK
Rollercoaster built inside house for Dutch advert
 
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A company in the Netherlands offered would be home-buyers a rather unusual way to view one of their properties, by building a rollercoaster through a house. In the advert, individuals take their turn touring the property by riding the mini-coaster, which twists and turns along it's track through the rooms of the house, before finishing in the garden outside. The advert, by Dutch bank ABN AMRO, is part of a promotion running through December to help home sellers advertise their properties.
Views: 53881 IBTimes UK
These 'Lego' homes are helping to house London's homeless
 
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Lewisham council and architects from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners have built 24 modular housing units to help homeless families get off the streets of London.
Views: 21056 IBTimes UK
How a homeless actor turned his life around by shining shoes
 
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Drew Goodall was once a professional actor who worked alongside Brad Pitt and Hugh Grant but ended up on the streets after a negative review destroyed his confidence and his career. During his spell of homelessness, he began shining shoes on the streets and eventually founded Sunshine Shoeshine, a shoe shine business which now has an annual turnover of £250,000.
Views: 3787 IBTimes UK
Meet Tomatan, a wearable robot that feeds you tomatoes as you run
 
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A Japanese vegetable juice company has designed a new a wearable robot that dispenses tomatoes for people to eat while on the go. Tomatan is a robot that can be worn as a backpack. Weighing 8kg (18 pounds), it features a tomato shaped head with a mouth that opens to dispense the tomato into circular metal arms that then come down over the person's mouth to feed them a tomato. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 409658 IBTimes UK
Google founder's flying taxis set to launch in New Zealand
 
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Google co founder Larry Page has unveiled plans to start a commercial flying taxi in New Zealand.Page invested in flying car start up Kitty Hawk who have designed the all electric prototype Cora.The New Zealand government are supporting the venture to make the flying taxi a reality as it fits in with their plans for the country to have net zero emissions by 2050.
Views: 16393 IBTimes UK
Akala: Theresa May And The Conservative Party 'Patronise' People
 
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The UK conscious rapper on why his songs never get played on daytime radio, the 2017 general election, and whether he would ever go into politics.
Views: 21027 IBTimes UK
Lindsay Lohan Tries To 'Kidnap' Refugee Kids Then Gets Punched By The Mom
 
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Lindsey Lohan has posted a bizarre video in which she offers to put what she claims to be a refugee family up in a hotel room for the night, before accusing the parents of child trafficking and attempting to take the children away from them. The actress broadcast the clip via Instagram Live showing her approaching a family of four in what is believed to be the streets of Moscow on Friday night.
Views: 60467 IBTimes UK
Usain Bolt ready for Justin Gatlin showdown at World Championships
 
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Sprint supremo Usain Bolt says he is taking his time before August's Beijing world championships. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 126419 IBTimes UK
Buddy the robot is 'more useful than an iPhone'
 
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Buddy's creators believe the companion robot will be as ubiquitous as smartphones in the future.
Views: 22857 IBTimes UK
Apple Watch Unveiled by CEO Tim Cook
 
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For the first time since Steve Jobs debuted the iPad in January 2010, Apple has launched a completely new product - the Apple Watch. Apple Watch will hit retail in early 2015 starting at $349 in the US. Apple Watch is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus running the latest version of iOS 8. Apple CEO Tim Cook said "Apple Watch is the most personal device we've ever created." Apple calls it "a comprehensive health and fitness companion" and "an extremely precise and customizable timepiece."
Views: 24176 IBTimes UK
Amazon, Starbucks and Google grilled by MP's over tax
 
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Executives from three of the world's most famous corporations - Amazon, Starbucks and Google - were grilled in a fiery encounter with British parliamentarians amid accusations that they were not paying enough tax to the Treasury. The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by Labour MP Margaret Hodge, hosted representatives from the three firms to probe their financial arrangements following recent outcry against corporate tax avoidance, given government austerity and swingeing cuts to public services. Troy Alstead, Starbucks' chief financial officer, was asked how the coffee giant made 13 years of losses in the UK, the reason it had given for paying just £8.6m in corporation tax during that time. "You're either running the business badly, or there's some fiddle going on," said Austin Mitchell MP, who sits on the PAC. Alstead said high rents were eating away at the company's UK revenues and batted away claims that Starbucks was simply exporting its profits from the country so as to avoid tax. Amazon's director of public policy, Andrew Cecil, told MPs that France's taxman was trying to claw $252m (£142m) from them in unpaid taxes after European revenues were funnelled through Luxembourg. Cecil said Amazon is challenging the attempt by the French government to claim the tax. He also angered the British lawmakers by refusing to reveal the value of Amazon's UK sales. "We have not disclosed those figures ever publicly," he claimed. Chairperson Hodge described Cecil's avoidance and failure to answer certain questions as "outrageous" and said it was "just not acceptable". Google executive Matt Brittin, who is the internet search behemoth's vice president for sales and operations in Northern and Central Europe, dismissed the corporation's 2011 UK tax bill of just £3.4m, despite $4bn of sales in the country. It had actually made a loss in the UK in 2011, said Brittin, and the corporation pays "all the tax that it is required to." He said that Google was directing European profits through Bermuda and that this was an entirely legal thing to do. "We are not accusing you of being illegal, we are accusing you of being immoral," said Hodge. Perhaps, taking a swipe at the company's famous motto: "Don't be evil." The world's biggest economies, led by Britain and Germany, are seeking ways to clamp down on corporate tax avoidance and plug black holes in state treasuries across the globe. Written by Shane Croucher
Views: 20228 IBTimes UK
Collabro: Q&A with Musical Theatre's Answer to One Direction
 
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They are melting hearts across the globe with their unique sound and now Britain's Got Talent 2014 winners Collabro are preparing to release their debut album. Stars, the classical boyband's first offering ,includes impressive covers of Stars and Bring Him Home from Les Misérables. The highly-anticipated record, which they describe as 'musical theatre with a twist', also features their rendition of popsongs such as Let It Go from Frozen and John Legend's All Of Me. Speaking to IBTimes UK at the Sony offices in London, the five-piece musical theatre group, which consists of Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Matt Pagan and Tom Redgrave, said fans should expect something special. Stars will hit shelves on Monday (18 August).
Views: 18974 IBTimes UK
Expo Milano 2015: Inside the supermarket of the future
 
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Located on the south side of the Expo 2015 venue in Milan, the Future Food District aims to show how new technologies can be applied at each step of the food chain. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 27413 IBTimes UK
DUP vs Sinn Féin: Northern Ireland politics explained
 
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For months now, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin have been at loggerheads, collapsing the Northern Ireland executive at Stormont. Now, as the DUP find themselves thrust into the role of Westminster kingmakers, we take a look at what exactly is happening in Northern Irish politics.
Views: 7956 IBTimes UK
Aberfan disaster: Archive footage of the coal tip landslide that killed 116 children
 
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Fifty years ago, on 21 October 1966, disaster struck in Aberfan, Wales. 116 children aged between 7-10 and 28 adults were killed when a landslide destroyed the local school and several houses. The avalanche happened after a build-up of water in a coal tip above the village. The National Coal Board (NCB) had ignored concerns of local authorities about the location of the tip. They were found guilty of extreme negligence by a tribunal in 1997. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 19711 IBTimes UK
Donna Summer's funeral attended by close friends and family
 
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She was a musical sensation who came to define the disco era, and yesterday afternoon close friends and family said goodbye to Donna Summer at a funeral held in Nashville, Tennessee. Hundreds of people close to the singer, along with well renowned members of the music business such as record producer David Foster, turned up at the Christ Presbyterian Church to say their farewells to the disco legend.
Views: 296928 IBTimes UK
US states that will vote on marijuana legalization in 2018
 
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Marijuana legalization advocates may find several victories in 2018 with expansions in marijuana policy. At least 12 states are poised to consider marijuana legalization this year, with more possibly joining as legislative sessions continue.
Views: 286795 IBTimes UK
Miss P the Beagle wins 139th Westminster dog show
 
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A beagle named Miss P won the top honour at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 77995 IBTimes UK
London to host UK's first professional drone race in June
 
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The Drone Racing League (DRL) has announced that it will be launching a series of world championship races dedicated to professional First Person View (FPV) drone racing in June, and the events will be televised and broadcast around the world.
Views: 16087 IBTimes UK
Louis van Gaal reacts angrily to David Moyes comparison
 
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacted angrily to being told that the Red Devils have at this stage the same points as they did under David Moyes last season, following on from losing 1-0 at home to Southampton. A goal from Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic saw the Saints win at Old Trafford for the first time in 27 years, and inflict United with their first home defeat since the opening day of the 2014-15 season. After being asked by a journalist in the post-match press conference if there has been any progress under his tenure, seeing as United have the same amount of points (37) after 21 games this year as they did last year, van Gaal reacted angrily by accusing the journalist of "waiting for the moment so you can put this question". Southampton's in saw them leap-frog United to go third in the table, and leaves the Red Devils just a point ahead of fellow Champions League chasers Arsenal. Manchester United's next game is against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Views: 147515 IBTimes UK
Bring Back British Rail: Meet the group who want to renationalise UK railways
 
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IBTimes UK speaks to pressure group Bring Back British Rail about re-nationalising Britain's railways. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 6314 IBTimes UK
Hacking your money: Cloning credit cards, stealing bitcoin and spoofing Verified by Visa
 
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IBTimes UK technology editor David Gilbert looks at how easy it is for cyber-criminals to clone our credit cards and steal our money online. When in crowded places we are regularly warned to watch our wallets. But increasingly, the real threat to our money is not from pickpockets but from cyber criminals. In this week's Tech Talk, IBTimes UK technology editor David Gilbert speaks to James Lyne from security company Sophos, who explains just how easy it is for cyber-criminals to clone our credit cards, steal our money online and even empty our bitcoin wallets. "A lot of people would think with a modern credit card like this with chip and pin and the latest security features, it would be very difficult," says Lyne. "But unfortunately, retailers are the weakest link and a lot of countries where we do transactions don't support these more modern technologies". "Online transactions in fact represent a bigger opportunity for the cyber criminals, because they can achieve scale. There's actually some terribly bad user habits that have been drilled into them that can get them into a lot of trouble," he adds.
Views: 271648 IBTimes UK
Pennsylvania Golf Club Calls Police On Black Women Members For 'Playing Slowly'
 
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The Grandview Golf Club in Braddock, Pennsylvania, has apologized after calling the police to eject a group of black women who had allegedly refused to leave the premises after being told they were playing too slowly.
Views: 285605 IBTimes UK
Smart Nation: Singapore's vision to connect 'everyone to everything, everywhere, all the time'
 
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In Singapore there are almost as many smartphones as there are people. 90% of the population of the South-East Asian city-state owns a smartphone - a higher proportion than any other country in the world. But for Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore, this isn't enough. Lee has tasked one government agency, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), with transforming Singapore into the world's first "smart nation" and bring about a vision referred to as E3A: "Connecting everyone to everything, everywhere, all the time." For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 33688 IBTimes UK
Ripe economy: Meet the Russian farmers benefiting from the ban on Western produce
 
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At a strawberry farm in Kaliningrad Oblast, workers are busy picking ripe fruit to sell to locals during the summer. It's a sight that has become a lot more common in Russia over the past year. The Russian exclave, sandwiched between Lithuania and Poland, used to get up to 90% of its food products from abroad. But in July 2014, the Russian government imposed an embargo on EU and US food produce in retaliation for Western economic sanctions over the country's involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Now, a year on, local farmers in Russia are benefiting. "Before then, our produce was not in demand. But after the counter-sanctions, all the local shop chains as well as the majority of people turned around towards us and started to buy our produce with big success," says Shaig Memedov, a strawberry farmer based in Kaliningrad Oblast., head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 22417 IBTimes UK
Bloody Sunday explained: Why the Northern Ireland killings remain controversial today
 
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British Paratroopers killed 14 Catholic protesters, and injured 13 more, on 30 January 1972 in Londonderry. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 8966 IBTimes UK
Sully movie: Real-life pilot Chesley Sullenberger on 'amazingly accurate' flying sequences
 
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Based on Captain Chesley Sullenberger's memoir, Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters, upcoming biopic Sully: Miracle On The Hudson explores one pilot's heroic achievement of water landing an Airbus A320-214, after both of its engines failed, back in 2009. All 155 passengers and crew aboard survived the incident thanks to Sullenberger and his co-pilot Jeff Skiles' calm and pragmatic quick-thinking, and according to Sullenberger, the film re-enacts what actually happened in that cockpit when things started to go wrong perfectly. In an exclsuive interview with IBTimes UK, Sullenberger talks about the aesthetics behind the flying sequences.
Views: 7202 IBTimes UK
How to get started with bitcoin
 
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If you've never been involved in Bitcoin before and you want to get started using Bitcoin, the first thing you need to think about is what you are going to do when you get it. You have to think about security first, know how to get your Bitcoin and what to do with it.
Views: 30888 IBTimes UK
London's American food boom uncovered
 
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There is an American food boom in Britain at the moment, with countless burger restaurants, BBQ joints and 50's diners dotted across the country, offering a large slice of Americana. But what's the driving force behind this US food revolution, and why are people lapping up the calorie-laden food that is almost as synonymous with the States as the stars and stripes? In a special short documentary, IBTimes UK spoke to some of the leading players in London's American restaurant scene to find out how the trend towards US food emerged, and whether the British public will continue to want their grub American-style in the future.
Views: 19287 IBTimes UK
Rolls-Royce Dawn review: No finer way of getting around
 
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IBTimes UK senior technology reporter Alistair Charlton reviews what is according to Rolls the “sexiest Rolls-Royce ever built".
Views: 60178 IBTimes UK
Polar bear cub walks outside for the first time at Munich's Hellabrunn Zoo
 
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A polar bear cub has taken its first steps outside at Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich. Mother bear Giovanna carefully showed the cub around its home. Giovanna and her baby spend the last three months enclosed in their den. The 14-week-old cub will be named in March. Its emergence comes three days before International Polar Bear Day on 27 February. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 60471 IBTimes UK
Why do people wear poppies to mark Armistice Day in the UK?
 
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IBTimes UK explains why people in the UK wear poppies to commemorate Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday every November. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 10679 IBTimes UK
Robotic chef can cook Michelin star food in your kitchen by mimicking world's best cooks
 
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A smartphone-controlled robotic chef that can cook world-class food using recipes downloaded from an online store sounds like pure science fiction - but the robot is real, will go on sale in 2017 and just made me a crab bisque. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 128424 IBTimes UK
British beer guide: The differences between ale, stout and IPA
 
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Jane Peyton, Britain's beer sommelier of the year 2014, shows how to pair beer with food.
Views: 28197 IBTimes UK
World Cup 2014: A Look at the England Squad
 
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England's 23-man World Cup 2014 squad: Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Fraser Forster, Ben Foster Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Frank Lampard, James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling, Jack Wilshere Forwards: Rickie Lambert, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Danny Welbeck Standby list: Michael Carrick, John Ruddy, Jon Flanagan, John Stones, Tom Cleverley, Andy Carroll, Jermain Defoe
Views: 6812 IBTimes UK
Tommy Wiseau tries to steal mic from James Franco but fails during 2018 Golden Globes speech
 
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James Franco invited 'The Room' creator Tommy Wiseau onstage for his second Golden Globe win Sunday night, winning best actor in a comedy or musical for "The Disaster Artist." Unfortunately, Franco didn't let Wiseau come up to the mic to say anything. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2fNDngG - - - - - - - - - - - - - For more videos: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBTimesUK Twitter: https://twitter.com/IBTimesUK Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ibtimes_uk
Views: 331474 IBTimes UK