UK set to bring in strict new junk food rules including pre-9pm ad ban

The government is set to implement strict rules on how junk food is advertised and sold in the UK, with restrictions such as a ban on online adverts and TV commercials before the 9pm television watershed.Sources say that the plans, which have been spearheaded by Boris Johnson following his coronavirus health scare, are yet to…

Acclaimed chef Jerome Grant taught black history through food. Now he wants to tell...

After all the collaborations, all the tastings and all the research that went into the debut of Sweet Home Cafe, the restaurant inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, chef Jerome Grant still wasn’t quite prepared for opening day in fall 2016, at least not emotionally. As the A-listers, politicians, VIP donors…

With a shorter MLB season, it could be a whole new ballgame

Washington Nationals players and coaches keep face masks on in the dugout Monday during an exhibition game with the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Maryland. Masks aren’t the only thing that’s different this year: The season, normally 162 games, will be only 60 games. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)The Major League Baseball (MLB) season starts Thursday as…

What are the Favourite Sports in the UK?

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different sports out there for people to try – everything from rock climbing to rugby.Here, we’ll look at the 10 most popular by UK participation. And for sports with an initial outlay, considering your finances before picking a new hobby is vital, ensuring they are within your budget.…

6 Ways to Care for an Elderly Loved One

Family is of prime importance among the people of the Northern Mariana Islands.Many adult children welcome their parents or other relatives to live with them in their old age, which isn’t so surprising since many Mariana Islanders consider this as a gesture of gratitude for the people who raised them and have shaped their lives.If…

Will Wearing A Mask Be Bad For My Skin?

As we approach the sixth month of the Coronavirus pandemic, the hottest topic on everybody’s lips is face masks. The nation seems divided on whether we should be wearing one or not.Despite the guidance by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organisation (WHO), both advocating the use of face-coverings to…

Carolyn Hax: She wanted a baby. He didn’t. Now, she’s pregnant and lonely.

(Nick Galifianakis/for The Washington Post)Dear Carolyn: My fiance and I parted ways after he admitted he never wanted children. I've always wanted kids, so we made the gut-wrenching decision to break up. During this time, I cried and told him I probably would never find anyone to love me and have children with me. My…

5 Better Alternatives to Amazon

My relationship with Amazon is confusing. For years it was my go-to for fast, reliable and cheap access to various life essentials when I was too lazy to go to the store to buy them. I’m certainly not alone in this sentiment. 82% of US households have an Amazon Prime membership + over 112 million…

Hints From Heloise: Hurricane preparedness

Dear Readers: We are in the middle of peak hurricane season, and some reports indicate this could be an active one. Hurricanes impact coastal states in a major way, but their effects (high winds, tremendous rainfall, possible infrastructure damage such as gas leaks, etc.) can spread inland for many, many miles.Let’s get prepped. AARP (AARP.org)…

Miss Manners: Ungrateful golfers don’t bow when I clap

Dear Miss Manners: My question is how to respond to applause.Golfers get it on every green, even if they have missed two putts. Some do not acknowledge it at all; some just raise a hand to the waist or even lower. The better ones touch the front of their cap or wave to the crowd,…
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