A Year After Successful Plastic Bag Charge, Let's Focus On Coffee Cup Waste

Andrew Pendleton | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Andrew Pendleton

It's estimated that 2.5billion coffee cups end up in landfill every year. It's sadly undeniable that we have a cultural problem with litter blighting our beautiful countryside: a leaf-denuded autumnal hedge pockmarked with flapping supermarket plastic bags is viscerally awful, and what a miserable scene a litter-strewn high street is at any time of the year.

Give Coffee Cups #1MoreShot

Trewin Restorick | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Trewin Restorick

This summer the celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall launched a highly publicised campaign announcing that 99% of the 2.5 billion coffee cups us...

This Coffee Promises To Give Guys An Erection For Days

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you need to wake up - in more ways than one - then a new coffee promises to help. ‘Stiff Bull’ coffee claims to give men an erection that can l...

French Ban Disposable Coffee Cups - Will Britain Follow Suit?

Suzanne Themps | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK
Suzanne Themps

The French government has made a bold decision this week in the name of reducing waste and tackling climate change - good on them! By committing to ban disposable cups and plates by 2020 - except those that are completely compostable - France is taking a huge step towards tackling the one million coffee cups that reach landfill every minute. Perhaps it's time that Britain took the leap?

Would You Try 'The World's Strongest Coffee?'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than a strong cup of coffee, it may be time to book a holiday to Australia. Viscous Cafe in Adelaide is serving a brew that...

11 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Addicted To Coffee

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Can’t imagine living without your morning cup of coffee? A new study has revealed that your caffeine addiction might actually be encoded in your DNA...

Coffee In A Cone Is Now The Only Way To Drink Our Morning Caffeine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Flat whites and double-shot soy chai lattes: your standard coffee order is no longer just black in a paper cup. But the newest coffee trend in South ...

Connie and Ted's, Los Angeles

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Before travelling somewhere, I always like to hit up friends for recommendations, so this was no different when travelling to Los Angeles. On a list filled with the obligatory trips to the Hollywood Sign and Walk of Fame, one eating spot made multiple appearances - Connie and Ted's

Coffee, Cream and Self-Esteem

Ever Mainard | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Ever Mainard

It took a lot of self-care and practice to get this awesome. People ask me all the time- "Ever, how did you get this awesome?" Actually no one's ever asked me BUT I picture them asking me. That's the same thing, right? Right. I know you're wondering it too. So I'll tell you...

An Excellent Reason To Drink More Coffee

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel guilty about the amount of coffee you drink daily, we have good news for you. Researchers at Ulster University recently reviewed 1,277 stu...

Costa Sells 'Rainbow Flat White' To Celebrate Pride

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Costa Coffee has created its very own rainbow flat white, in what is a glorious tribute to the LGBT community. The coffee brand announced it will be s...

5 Things You Can Do To Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to live a long and healthy life, there are five things you should be doing, says Dr Sanjiv Chopra. In his new book, 'The Big Five', Dr Cho...

Drinking 'Very Hot' Drinks May Cause Cancer, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking coffee may increase your risk of cancer, but only if it's piping hot, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. In a new report the WHO's...

Coffee - How Our Caffeine Addiction Is Bad for the Planet

Steve Backshall | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK
Steve Backshall

We can individually take responsibility for our own actions, but to make big changes decisions need to be taken on a national, continental and even global scale. If the big coffee companies are going to make billions out of our legal addiction, they need to be forced to clean up the mess that's left afterwards.

This Deconstructed Coffee Proves 'Hipsterism Has Gone Too Far'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just when we thought we'd seen all the world had to offer in the form of hipster food and drink, a café in Melbourne has gone and taken things one st...

7 Ways To Wake Yourself Up Without Guzzling Coffee

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're not a morning person, waking up can be a real chore. Thankfully coffee exists to help give you that much-needed boost. But what happens if y...

Think for Yourself: Why Being a Jobsworth Is Bad for the Planet

Jemma Moran | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK
Jemma Moran

Image: "I'm not allowed to do that" is a phrase that I seem to be hearing all too often these days. You might hear it in a range of frust...

This Man Wants To Power All Of London's Buses Using Coffee Grounds

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.04.2016 | UK

“I’m the most boring person to sit next to at dinner parties,” Arthur Kay jokes about his obsession with waste. Specifically, he’s interested ...

12 Reasons Why Tea Kicks Coffee's Ass

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We Brits have always been proud of our ability to drink gallons of tea. But it seems that a usurper is in the midst. Earlier this year, a study found ...

The London Coffee Festival 2016

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

On arrival at the East London destination of the Truman Brewery, I was met with the sweet smell of coffee, which practically guided me in from street level. The festival spreads across two floors and multiple rooms, with pumping beats from live DJs and the whizzing sounds of coffee theatrics in progress.

James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Coffee

David Leigh | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
David Leigh

When overseas on assignment he orders double portions of coffee to go with his scrambled eggs in France, espressos in the United States, Irish coffee to follow a steak and champagne dinner at Shannon airport, and iced coffee for lunch while on the road to Saratoga with Felix Leiter.

Drinking Six Small Cups Of Coffee Daily Could Reduce MS Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking six small cups of coffee every day could reduce a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), research has suggested. Consuming m...

In 2016 Can There Be No More Prets, Starbucks, Neros and Costas, and More Local, Independent Coffee Shops?

Adam Seldon | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Seldon

What positive change could be generated in the UK if there were more local coffee shops? A common disappointment in the UK is a loss of a sense of community and networks among citizens. Could the humble local coffee shop help to reverse this trend?

Will Adding Butter to Your Coffee Make You Bulletproof?

Lauretta Ihonor | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauretta Ihonor

The marvel that is bulletproof coffee first started making waves in the health scene back in 2014 and despite sounding like a crime against dietary common sense, its maker (Dave Asprey) is hell-bent on making buttery coffee drinkers out of all of us before the year's end.

Coffee And Tea Have Merged To Create A Lovely Liquid Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Those who can't decide which they love more out of tea and coffee could be saved hours of pondering - because some genius has created a coffee/tea hyb...