First trailer for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

First trailer for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

(Relaxnews) – Clint Eastwood’s period piece “Jersey Boys” charts the phenomenal success of 1960s rock ‘n’ roll vocal group The Four Seasons. Based on the multithreaded Tony-winning musical play, “Jersey Boys” was reworked for cinema by “Gladiator,” “The Aviator” and “Hugo” screenplay writer John Logan. It wasn’t just talent that got Valli and his lads […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Izumo and Juno: Sperm-egg secret unscrambled

Izumo and Juno: Sperm-egg secret unscrambled

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists said Wednesday they had made the long-sought discovery of how sperm latches onto an egg in the very first spark of reproduction, the outcome of a near decade-long hunt. The find opens up avenues for new contraception or treating infertility, they said. When a sperm meets an egg, they fuse to form […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Cutting back on salt has saved lives, study suggests

Cutting back on salt has saved lives, study suggests

(Relaxnews) – Have nutritional awareness campaigns had an impact on the UK population over the past decade? Absolutely, according to a recent study published in the medical journal BMJ Open. A reduction in daily salt intake is thought to be linked to a 40% reduction in the rate of mortality by heart attack or stroke in […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Original Jesus Ted Neeley brings ‘Superstar’ to Rome

Original Jesus Ted Neeley brings ‘Superstar’ to Rome

(ROME-AFP) – Ted Neeley, the original lead in “Jesus Christ Superstar”, is back four decades on as the son of God in the hit musical in Rome, and hopes Pope Francis will be in the audience. The pontiff will be “just down the street and we’re hoping he’s going to come visit us and see […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Art, Easter, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

(FUKUSHIMA, Japan-AFP) – Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. Choo was inspired to come up with the creations after visiting workshops in the area, which is struggling […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Swiss Air Lines becomes world’s ‘first allergy-friendly’ carrier

Swiss Air Lines becomes world’s ‘first allergy-friendly’ carrier

(Relaxnews) – In response to the rise of food intolerances and allergies among consumers, Swiss International Air Lines has announced that it’s become the world’s first certified “allergy-friendly” airline. Beginning next month, the carrier says it will begin rolling out new products and services to improve the flying experience for allergy sufferers, ranging from the […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Domino’s Pizza debuts crustless chicken pizza

Domino’s Pizza debuts crustless chicken pizza

(Relaxnews) – Watch out KFC and Chick-fil-A, there’s an unlikely player who’s trying to disturb the pecking order of fast food chicken chains: Domino’s Pizza. In its latest product, Specialty Chicken, there’s no pizza crust in sight. Instead, the US chain has replaced it with breaded, white boneless chicken pieces that are then topped with […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Athletics: Three in the mix to host 2019 outdoor world championships

Athletics: Three in the mix to host 2019 outdoor world championships

(PARIS-AFP) – Barcelona, Doha and American city Eugene will compete to be the hosts of the 2019 outdoor World Athletics Championships, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced on Tuesday. All three have experience of hosting major athletics meetings. Barcelona, hosts of the successful 1992 Olympic Games, hosted the 2010 European Athletics Championships while […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Paco Rabanne introduces Lady Million’s more delicate side

Paco Rabanne introduces Lady Million’s more delicate side

(Relaxnews) – The Spanish brand has introduced a new eau de toilette based on its iconic women’s fragrance Lady Million. Represented by the Czech supermodel Hana Jirickova, Lady Million Eau My Gold! will arrive at perfume counters this summer. After launching 1 Million and Lady Million in 2008 and 2010, Paco Rabanne has unveiled a […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
X-Men: Channing Tatum could play Gambit in spin-off

X-Men: Channing Tatum could play Gambit in spin-off

(Relaxnews) – The actor could play the mutant once again in a spin-off of the “X-Men” franchise, he confirmed in an interview with MTV. Channing Tatum announced that he had met with Lauren Shuler Donner, the producer of the previous “X-Men” movies, to discuss the possibility of playing Gambit in a forthcoming film. The 33-year-old actor […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
DS presents its first premium SUV for Chinese market

DS presents its first premium SUV for Chinese market

(Relaxnews) – Citroën’s premium brand DS, which is marketed exclusively in China, has just introduced its first SUV. Slated to premiere at the next Beijing Auto Show, the DS 6WR is directly derived from the Wild Rubis concept and aims to combine performance and luxury. In terms of design, the DS 6WR is equipped with […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home

Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home

(TOKYO-AFP) – If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call. Unlike “E.T.” in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film, modern-day Japanese fashionistas need only pick up their Android-powered smartphone to set […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Chocolate Easter eggs get the haute couture treatment

Chocolate Easter eggs get the haute couture treatment

(Relaxnews) – Design houses like Roberto Cavalli and Armani are creating some of the chicest Easter eggs on the block, enrobing confectionery in animal-inspired prints and wrapping their Easter collections with a pink sash. Cavalli’s springtime ode, for instance, comes in the form of a trio of zebra and giraffe-inspired white, milk and dark chocolate […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Easter, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy said the concert, dubbed “After the Storm,” will be staged at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts here […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Couples who suffered honeymoon disasters offered free do-over

Couples who suffered honeymoon disasters offered free do-over

(Relaxnews) – Cathay Pacific Airways and boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith are offering couples who were rained-out on their Caribbean honeymoon or never took one at all a luxury ‘honeymoon makeover’ package to Bali. For couples who were forced to put their “for better or worse” vows to the test early because of […]

Karine Arabian unveils new handbag collection

Karine Arabian unveils new handbag collection

(Relaxnews) – Spring-Summer 2014 marks the return of handbags at Karine Arabian, as the brand’s accessories line consisted solely of leather cuff bracelets last season. The new collection will be available from April 30. Like the latest Karine Arabian shoe collection, the new handbag line is characterized by a sophisticated yet trendy style. Round and […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
James Franco to headline ‘Michael’

James Franco to headline ‘Michael’

(Relaxnews) – The actor and director will play a former gay activist turned anti-gay Christian pastor in this drama, Deadline.com reports. James Franco will appear in the title role of “Michael,” the directorial debut of 22-year-old Canadian actor Justin Kelly (“Maps of the Stars”). The film will be based on the true story of Michael […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Johnny Depp to appear in Kevin Smith’s next movie

Johnny Depp to appear in Kevin Smith’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – The actor and producer will take part in “Tusk,” the forthcoming feature from the director who gained a cult following in the 1990s with “Clerks” and “Mallrats.” News of Johnny Depp’s involvement was revealed by Justin Long, the star of “Tusk,” in an interview with Long-island.newsday.com. According to Thewrap.com, the 50-year-old actor will […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fasting in the land of plenty: Germans say less is more

Fasting in the land of plenty: Germans say less is more

(UEBERLINGEN, Germany-AFP) – What to give the patient who has everything? Well-off Germans in Europe’s top economy are increasingly deciding less is more and fasting to cure what ails them. High-end clinics specialising in deprivation rather than pampering are all the rage in Germany, one of the homes of the fasting movement, and in some […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Clean cutting boards a must for avoiding E. coli contamination

Clean cutting boards a must for avoiding E. coli contamination

(Relaxnews) – According to a recent study, hospitals aren’t the only places where the multi-drug-resistant bacteria E. coli may be lurking. The results of the investigation confirm what most germophobes already know: hands and cutting boards should be thoroughly washed to avoid contamination, particularly after coming into contact with raw poultry. Along with hands, cutting […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·