Canada’s Tim Hortons coffee chain to open first UK shop in May

Company famed for its donuts and sugary ‘double double’ plans more British outlets after European debut in Glasgow

Canadian company Tim Hortons is to open its first UK coffee shop in May, entering the crowded but still growing British market for food and drink on the go.

Promising to bring its “signature coffee, delicious food and Canadian charm” to the UK, the chain’s first UK coffee shop – also its first foray in Europe – will be on Argyle Street in central Glasgow, with further outlets planned in other city centre locations around the country.

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Serena Williams indicates she will return to tennis after birth of child

  • Star writes message to her unborn baby in Instagram post
  • Williams reclaims world No1 spot from Angelique Kerber

In her first public statement since her pregnancy was announced, Serena Williams has indicated she intends to return to tennis after the birth of her first child.

Williams posted a message to her baby on her Instagram account on Monday. “I can’t wait for you to join the players box next year. But most importantly, I am so happy to share being number one in the world with you,” wrote Williams. The baby is due later this year.

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Black entrepreneurs are the driving force behind urban farming in Boston | Letters

Mel King, Glynn Lloyd and Klare Shaw are among those who should be credited, writes Dave Madan, founding board member of the Urban Farming Institute

Boston is more than our complicated history with racism, but your article on urban farming (Is Boston the next urban farming paradise?, 16 April) unintentionally perpetuates the image of a city stuck in the past, entirely ignoring the innovative black entrepreneurs who founded and lead Boston’s urban farming sector.

Boston’s most famous activist and former politician, Mel King, pioneered the movement in the 1970s, kickstarting growing food across the city and protecting small farmland statewide. In 2011, entrepreneur Glynn Lloyd’s farming enterprise, City Growers, lobbied for the legalization of urban agriculture and piloted the city’s first test farm.

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