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Property experts reveal the £40 plant that can add 5% to the value of your home

The Daily Mail 29 May 2023
Last year the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) reported a surge in demand for the English garden favourite, which gently grows across brickwork before exploding into colour in the spring. It's a staple in British period dramas, with the Netflix series Bridgerton apparently sparking a huge demand for pots of it after the latest season aired in 2022.

On top of the world – Paul Clements on the conquest of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

The Irish Times 28 May 2023
A warmth and respect flourished between the two Everest conquerors ... Photograph. Alfred Gregory/Royal Geographical Society via Getty Paul Clements. Sun May 28 2023 - 18.50 ... The expedition was jointly organised by the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club functioning together as the Himalayan Committee, in conjunction with the Times of London ... .

Photographer, author Chris Rainier to bring ‘Cultures on the Edge’ to Lensic

Albuquerque Journal 28 May 2023
In 2002, he was awarded the Lowell Thomas Award by the Explorers Club for his efforts on cultural preservation, and in 2014 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London UK – specializing in cultural preservation.

European royals really are pretty in pink! Stylists say 'empowering' colour 'represents kindness' as Kate, ...

The Daily Mail 28 May 2023
Pink is having a fashion moment, with rosy tones of the hue taking over the S/S catwalks - and the message certainly hasn't gone unheard by royals, with princesses and queens stepping out in the shade ... When it comes to royals donning the colour, notably, Kate Middleton, 41, sported not one, but two pink outfits for recent engagements.

[RAS KOREA] Preserving memories at Cheongju City Archives

Korea Times 28 May 2023
Shields. By Steven L. Shields ... Ms ... At the behest of Mayor Lee, Royal Asiatic Society (RAS) Korea and Cheongju City have signed an agreement of cooperation ... Shields is president of the Royal Asiatic Society Korea ( and columnist for The Korea Times. Visit or email for more information about the society. .

Tropical Gardening: That tropical look may be achieved with the right plants

West Hawaii Today 28 May 2023
Today’s column comes to you from the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew. We are here for a meeting of the International Palm Society. Today’s column comes to you from the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew. We are here for a meeting of the International Palm Society.

'It messed my life up': Richard Coles says he's 'angry' with people who think he ...

The Daily Mail 28 May 2023
Richard Coles has revealed that he has found love again, some three and a half years after the death of his husband ... Explaining his choice of dating site, Richard said ... Pictured ... Richard described how, during their first date to a Royal Horticultural Society, he knew he would want to see Dickie again by the time they had finished lunch ... .

Squirrel haggis and Japanese knotweed reach UK menus as invasive species trend grows

The Observer 28 May 2023
It can be grilled like asparagus, mixed into a sweet-sour ripple ice-cream or even turned into a beer ... Japanese knotweed at Silo restaurant in London’s Hackney Wick ... “People can become seriously ill from eating plants they misidentify, and often there are edible plants that look very similar to poisonous ones,” says the Royal Horticultural Society ... .

Yellowstone wolf population rebounds

Billings Gazette 28 May 2023
BRETT FRENCH ... Hunting ... Changed ... Data ... A 2019 study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface discussed the increasing deployment of recording devices being used for individual animal detection, species detection, location of animals and population monitoring as a noninvasive alternative to techniques like capturing and collaring wildlife.

That tropical look may be achieved with the right plants

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 27 May 2023
Today’s column comes to you from the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew. We are here for a meeting of the International Palm Society.

Just Stop Oil eco-clown risks losing her job as parish council clerk over her Chelsea ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2023
How serial protester, architect and 'therapeutic gardener' who flew from the UK to Australia were among Just Stop Oil and Animal Rising mob causing chaos at royal farm and Chelsea Flower Show ... 'The Royal Horticultural Society is massively – probably more than any other organisation of its kind – moving heaven and earth to push for sustainability ... .

Ghost orchid conservation efforts blossom at Chelsea Flower Show

Journal Courier 27 May 2023
Worldwide orchid conservation efforts have taken an Illinois College biology professor and several others with IC ties to London this past week as part of the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show.� ... .

There's one big reason why workers don't want to go back to the office 5 ...

Business Insider 27 May 2023
Many workers think commuting is a waste of both time and money. Getty Images Few workers enjoy the hassle of commuting to the office five days a week ... Those who drive to work don't fare much better ... A 2016 report from the UK Royal Society for Public Health found more than half of those surveyed said they suffered increased stress from their commutes.

This Morning staff fear show will be 'rested' or revamped with a new name as ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2023
Staff working on This Morning fear the show could be taken off air following Phillip Schofield’s confession that he had an affair with a young colleague and lied about it ... One source said ... Dame Carolyn McCall, chief executive of ITV, during a session at the Royal Television Society London Convention 2022 ... READ MORE. Holly damns Phil ... Advertisement ... .

‘Murderers’ and ‘criminals’: Meteorologists face unprecedented harassment from conspiracy theorists

CNN 27 May 2023
“As scientists communicated this information, they were accused of instigating a nanny state hysteria,” Liz Bentley, the chief executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, told CNN ... It’s easier to believe climate change is fake, or a manipulation by powerful people, than get your head around the complex problem and what it means for society.

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