england

TINNIES

RIP the Can House, a Cultural Landmark Made from Empty Beer Cans

In 2005, Philip Muspratt started covering his Hartlepool house with empty beer cans. “Can House” became a folk art piece, a DIY social club, and an icon for the post-industrial town.
Jenny Rae
2.8.19
WTF

Man Denies Running Restaurant Out of His House, Despite Huge Restaurant Sign Above Door

Maybe it's the giant illuminated sign that says “Orlando’s," or the Facebook page for Sakura Japanese Restaurant listing his home address.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.11.19
dairy

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighbourhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.18
food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser
8.30.18
BBQ

Man Infuriated by People Throwing Casual Barbecue on Cemetery's Tombstones

This seems like a good way to get yourself haunted.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.19.18
Wimbledon

Wimbledon Housekeepers Say Their Pay Is So Low They Have to Eat Discarded Food

Some members of the catering staff make "well below" what is considered an acceptable living wage in London.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.17.18
england

Mystic Pig Receives Death Threats After False World Cup Prediction

Mystic Marcus predicted England would beat Croatia on Tuesday, and now fans want him turned into bacon for his error.
Danielle Wayda
7.13.18
vodka

Distillery Apologises for Vodka Named After Deadly Poison

As Bristol Dry Gin cheekily Instagrammed its new Novichok vodka, a woman died from exposure to the chemical a mere 60 miles away.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.10.18
uk

England's 'Curry Capital' Now Has a Literal River of Curry Running Through It

We wouldn't mind taking a dip in a river of curry, tbh.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.20.18
environment

UK Government to Combat Plastic Waste with New Free Water Refill Locations

Save! The! Turtles!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.25.18
Cheese

Annual Cheese Rolling Competition Cancelled Because It's 'No Longer Seen as Cool'

Do Millennials have no respect for the great athletic traditions of yesteryear?
Mayukh Sen
1.25.18
christmas

Christmas Pork Pies Are a Big Thing in Yorkshire

Every December, Toppings Pies in Doncaster sells hundred of pies filled with pork, apricot, and cranberries, and topped with Stilton cheese.
Luke Slater
12.27.17
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