People in the UK usually start work at 9 a.m. but some start earlier if they work in shops, hotels, or public transport. Working from home is becoming more popular. Commuting to work in cities like London can take up to 1 hour, with the majority of people taking the underground train (Tube).
Breakfast is important, with healthy options like cereals and fruit. Lunch is usually a sandwich and dinner is around 6 or 7 p.m. with takeaways and international cuisine like Indian and Thai food being popular. Schools start at age 5 with children attending primary and secondary schools before going to university. Work routines are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunch break.
After work, people often socialize at pubs or attend the cinema or theater for evening entertainment. Dinner at home is usually at 6 p.m. for families with children or 7 p.m. for dinner in a restaurant.