Single use plastics: Cruise bosses announce plans to ditch by 2022 | Cruise | Travel

The sister Carnival UK lines have also stated their intention to remove single use plastics from the hotel operations of ships by the end of 2022, as part of an overall environmental compliance plan.  This comes only one week after Royal Caribbean International boss Michael Bayley pledged to eliminate single use plastics from 38 combined ships, including all on-board operations of Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Royal Caribbean International. When speaking to The Telegraph he said his strategy to abolish single use plastics was three-fold and will include all…

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Pancake Day 2018: Pancake crepes with Nutella | Food | Life & Style

Pancake Day 2018 falls on Tuesday 13 February this year, a time otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday.  While a traditional lemon and sugar pancake never goes amiss, why not treat yourself with Nutella pancakes this year? A recipe by Nigella Lawson promises the most delicious variation possible, with added hazelnuts for an extra crunch. It even allows shop bought crepes, if cooking pancakes from scratch doesn’t appeal to you.  So what’s in the Nutella pancake recipe? Nigella’s Nutella pancake recipe Eight crepes (shop bought is fine) 1 x 400 grams…

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Eurovision Song Contest 2018 – The United Kingdom’s biggest ever chart FLOPS | Music | Entertainment

GETTY Eurovision Song Contest: Biggest ever chart flops The United Kingdom’s entries always used to fare reasonably well in the tallies, with Sandie Shaw not only winning the competition but also becoming the first to fly to the top of the charts with Puppet On A String in 1967. However none of our hopefuls have hit No1 since 1996 when Gina G’s Ooh Ahh… Just A Little Bit went to the summit, after coming eighth in Eurovision. In fact, only one of our flag-bearers this century – Scooch’s Flying The…

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The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation And Appreciation Is Tricky. Here’s A Primer.

Last month, during Couture Fashion Week in Paris, Zuhair Murad became the latest fashion figure to be accused of cultural appropriation. The Lebanese designer, whose garments have been worn by stars like Jennifer Lopez and Kristen Stewart, created a beautiful collection ― but it incorporated Native American imagery in a way that left a lot of people uncomfortable. Many of the garments featured details and accessories (like feathers in the models’ hair) that appeared to reference an “outsider’s view of many Indigenous cultures,” as Teen Vogue wrote. Then there was the social…

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9 Black Beauty Vloggers You Should Be Following On YouTube

Our Favorite Things: Beauty Naturopathica Gotu Kola Healing Balm <strong>Kristen Aiken, Senior Editor, HuffPost Taste and Style</strong><br>My facialist at&nbsp;<a href=”https://shop.thinkheyday.com/” target=”_blank”>Heyday</a>&nbsp;recommended I slather this thick, slick balm on my face before my morning swim to protect my skin from the pool’s chlorine. It creates an impenetrable barrier of moisture much like Vaseline would, without&nbsp;requiring me to put petroleum on my face. Now that I’ve seen what it can do, I put it on my face all winter, as well as my feet, hands and elbows. It’s made with gotu kola,…

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Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert’s best savings accounts revealed | Life | Life & Style

Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert appeared on Good Morning Britain today to reveal his best savings accounts in the Uk currently. The financial expert told viewers the latest account with the highest interest rate. ICICI is the new top saving account on the marker according to Martin. ICICI Bank has an interest rate of 1.35 per cent with a 0.7 per cent bonus. This means after a year the rate will plummet – and you need £750 in the account to benefit. Recently Martin Lewis’s best current account on the high…

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Bitcoin news: CEO says cryptocurrency will be worth $5trillion | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin had a market evaluation of $135 billion on Wednesday, according to CoinDesk data, after its price recovered from the plunge of the last few weeks.  Cameron Winklevoss, CEO of Gemini Exchange, claimed the cryptocurrency will be worth 40 times its current value. Speaking on CNBC, Mr Winklevoss said: “Taking bitcoin in isolation, putting all the other assets aside, we believe bitcoin disrupts gold.  “We think it’s a better gold if you look at the properties of money. And what makes gold gold? Scarcity.  “Bitcoin is actually fixed in supply…

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Pokemon Go news: Niantic reveal latest update as fans prepare for 2018 event | Gaming | Entertainment

Trainers are hoping for a new Pokemon Go event to launch later this week. Recent Pokemon Go news has been dominated by Niantic’s decision to change how the Mewtwo EX Raid’s function. But having found out that invites will be more readily available to those who play the game more, Trainers are still hoping for other news this week. A Pokemon Valentine’s event could still be on the cards, with plenty of time before the big day. Niantic ran a week of bonuses last year, and Trainers are hoping that…

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Own a Galaxy S8? Samsung’s Android Oreo update could be here within weeks | Tech | Life & Style

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners have been waiting patiently for news on when they’ll get access to Android 8 Oreo. This major update was released by Google last year and, despite many smartphone makers including Sony and Nokia releasing the new software, Samsung has kept quiet on when a launch might be expected. Rumours have been rife that a release is imminent with a number of leaks and the fact the Oreo beta programme has now come to end all pointing to an official launch. Now some new information has appeared online…

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