Colonel Sanders’ Home Is for Sale – With His Fried Chicken Recipe

Most real estate comes with closing costs and the occasional leftover furniture. This Kentucky property comes with a historic restaurant and a coveted recipe for fried chicken. Colonel Harland Sanders – yes, that Colonel Sanders – and his wife’s former estate and Shelbyville restaurant are for sale – and, yes, it comes with their recipes … Read more

Ex-children’s care home worker jailed for 4 months over abuse scandal in Hong Kong

An ex-children’s care home worker has been sentenced to four months in prison after pleading guilty to abusing a toddler on two occasions last year. Barbara Heung, 46, was the first defendant to receive a jail sentence among 27 people charged over a child abuse scandal at the Children’s Residential Home in Mong Kok. Kowloon … Read more

Visit Charles Darwin’s Home At Down House, Bromley

“People come here, almost as pilgrims, from all over the world.” Image: Matt Brown We pay a visit to Down House, the home of Charles Darwin, tucked away in the bottom-right corner of London. “And here’s the slide that Darwin had put in, so that his children could whiz down the stairs.” So notes curator … Read more

Migrant domestic worker found unconscious in employer’s home died of ‘natural causes,’ Hong Kong jury rules

A Filipina domestic worker found unconscious in her employers’ home in 2017 died of natural causes, a Hong Kong jury has ruled following a week-long inquest. The four-person jury returned to the Coroners’ Court at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building on Wednesday. Deliberations began at 10 am and a verdict on the death of … Read more

Immaculate Art Deco home in South London gets preservation order

A perfectly preserved Art Deco house in South London that was at risk of being lost has been granted listed protection. The building was an awarding winning design by architects Leslie Kemp and Frederick Tasker in the Ideal Home Exhibition of 1934 in the “village of tomorrow” offering homeowners on a modest budget an affordable … Read more

Former Hong Kong childcare worker admits abusing toddler in care home

A former children’s home worker has pleaded guilty to assaulting a two-year-boy by grabbing his hair and pushing his head against a wall. Barbara Heung, a 46-year-old former employee of the Children’s Residential Home, appeared at Kowloon City Magistrates’ Courts before Acting Principal Magistrate Peony Wong on Thursday. Children’s Residential Home. File Photo: Children’s Residential … Read more

A Look At The Africa Center’s New Home

Will Noble A Look At The Africa Center’s New Home The Africa Center has been part of London’s cultural scene since the 1960s, and now has a brand new HQ. Image: The Africa Center Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Angélique Kidjo, Fela Kuti, Soul II Soul. Just a sprinkling of the countless inspirational names who’ve appeared at … Read more

Covid-19: Hong Kong scraps home quarantine for patients with some Omicron subvariants

Covid-19 patients in Hong Kong who are infected with certain Omicron subvariants and their close contacts are to be sent to government facilities instead of being allowed to quarantine at home, local health authorities have said. Penny’s Bay Covid-19 quarantine center on Lantau. File photo: GovHK. During a daily Covid-19 press briefing on Wednesday, the … Read more