Inspiring chef cooks up a posh bistro in rundown town centre

Now Gary Usher has turned his attention to revamping an old betting shop into a posh eatery. The chef’s mission to launch Pinion in Prescot, Merseyside – the first restaurant to open there for 30 years – features in a Channel 4 documentary. Cameras follow Gary as he crowdfunds cash, facing scepticism from locals and […]

Friends: The One Where We Rank the Cast’s Best & Worst Follow-Ups: Joey, Cougar Town, People v. O.J. and More

It’s been 15 years since Monica, Rachel et al. last headed out to Central Perk — but our favorite Friends have never really gone away. In addition to myriad cast reunions, many of the stars of the beloved ’90s comedy — which aired its series finale on May 6, 2004 — have gone on to […]

Syrian Christian town where Jesus’ language remains in use celebrates Christmas (VIDEO)

One of the places where Christmas was celebrated on Tuesday is Maaloula, a small town near Damascus, where residents still speak Aramaic, the language used by Jesus Christ. Maaloula is located in a mountainous area near the Syrian capital, where two ancient Christian monasteries also stand. The area saw heavy fighting against Al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadists in […]

Staggering photos show what life is like in the northernmost town in the world, where it’s dark 4 months of the year and you’re told to carry a rifle because of polar bears

Shutterstock.com The world’s northernmost town is Longyearbyen, which is located in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard and has 2,100 citizens. It is around three hours by plane from Oslo and 650 miles from the North Pole, making it one of the most remote human settlements on Earth. It’s dark for four months a year and […]

This Italian Town Has Started Charging People to Enter Its Historic Center

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New Kid in Town: A Review of The Barcelona Edition

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UK police release footage of Skripal case suspects Petrov & Boshirov walking about town

Police have released three new video clips showing Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, who London believes are culpable in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, arriving in Salisbury and walking the streets. London Metropolitan police have posted an update on the long-running investigation into the poisoning of former Russian double agent […]

TV's Worst Show Titles: Cougar Town, Kevin (Probably), Rise, Trophy Wife, Manimal, Shasta McNasty and More

Sometimes you land on the perfect TV show title (think Friends, Cheers, Revenge). Other times, you land on Cougar Town. Or worse, Shasta McNasty. We here at TVLine have championed many a show with titles that simply don’t do them justice — titles so bad that they befuddle, irritate or potentially alienate viewers altogether. There have been good […]

Serial killer fears after second woman stabbed to death in provincial Russian town in 24 hrs

The northern Russian town of Petrozavodsk has been plunged into panic with rumors of a serial killer, after two young women were found dead less than a day apart. Police have arrested a potential suspect. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 20-year-old fourth-year medicine student Lyudmila Serebryakova stepped outside her halls of residence in a well-lit part of town […]