england

Vegan

Bank Employee Tells Customer That All Vegans 'Should Be Punched in the Face'

Knuckle sandwiches: probably not vegan.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.20.19
food safety

Theresa May's Official Stance on Moldy Jam: Just Scrape It Off, Who Cares

With many Brits stockpiling food ahead of Brexit, this advice could come in handy soon.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
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 Neighborhood 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
11.14.18
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
8.29.18
Cheese

Widow Lived for Weeks on Leftover Cheese from Husband's Funeral After Error Marked Her as Dead, Too

Warning: This story is sad even though it's about cheese.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.18
BBQ

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

This seems like a good way to get yourself haunted.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.18.18
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
7.16.18
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
7.12.18
vodka

Distillery Apologizes 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
Space

British Schoolchildren Attached a Pastry to a Balloon and Now It's Lost in Space

Do aliens like flaky, buttery crusts and fruit jam fillings?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.21.18
kids

Backlash Ensues After Restaurant Hands Out Note Asking Parents to Control Kids

One patron has already decided that the policy ruined their birthday.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.7.18
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