Obamacare: More than 10 million uninsured signed up

Obamacare: More than 10 million uninsured signed up

WASHINGTON (AFP) – More than 10 million uninsured people in the United States have signed up for health coverage under President Barack Obama’s reform plan since 2013, said a study out Wednesday. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine show a “significant” decline in the uninsured rate for adults aged 18 to 64. […]

25.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Milan Vukmirovic joins Ports 1961

Milan Vukmirovic joins Ports 1961

(Relaxnews) – The designer and general fashion star has been appointed at Ports 1961 as the brand’s new head of menswear. Creative director Fiona Cibani has previously taken care of both the men’s and womenwear collections. Now she’s passing the menswear baton to Milan Vukmirovic. “Fiona and I are thrilled to have Milan on board, as his menswear […]

25.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
New Porsche Cayenne makes its debut

New Porsche Cayenne makes its debut

(Relaxnews) – Leaner, meaner and with a higher level of standard specifications, Porsche’s engineers have worked miracles to squeeze even more power, performance and fuel economy into the latest Cayenne. Which might make it seem like the exterior design team has been coasting by comparison, despite the fact that the new premium SUV’s lines are […]

25.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Football: Premier League set for US big screens

Football: Premier League set for US big screens

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – US fans will have a new venue to satisfy their growing appetite for football when selected 2014-15 English Premier League matches hit movie screens across the country. NBC Sports, which holds Premier League broadcast rights in the United States, is teaming up with entertainment company Fathom Events to show live matches on […]

25.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
America is top of the global spam league

America is top of the global spam league

(Relaxnews) – It might not have won the FIFA World Cup, but when it comes to sending spam email, the USA is the undisputed world champion. According to the latest Sophos ‘Spampionship’ report, for the fourth quarter in succession, the US is home to the most spam-sending computers in the world, responsible for 24.2 percent […]

Steamy ’50 Shades of Grey’ trailer hits the internet

Steamy ’50 Shades of Grey’ trailer hits the internet

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, Universal Pictures UK uploaded one of the most anticipated trailers of the season, which is as suggestive as fans of the novel could have hoped. On the heels of the teaser shared by Beyoncé earlier this week, the advertising campaign for “50 Shades of Grey” is heating up with the release of the […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
South Korean franchise opens bakery in Paris

South Korean franchise opens bakery in Paris

(Relaxnews) – It sounds half-baked, but a South Korean bakery chain has pulled off a gutsy, audacious move and opened a flagship store in central Paris, called Paris Baguette Chatelet. From the outside, the bakery — located in the heart of the city near Chatelet — betrays no sign of being anything other than French, […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Warnings of possible kale shortage cause ripple of panic among fans

Warnings of possible kale shortage cause ripple of panic among fans

(Relaxnews) – If you see crowds of bearded, mustachioed hipsters elbowing one another in your nearest produce aisle, it’s likely because they’re trying to grab the last head of kale before a predicted shortage hits the globe. Because according to a new report out of Australia, one of the world’s biggest kale seed suppliers says […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
In-flight WiFi more important than ever to travelers

In-flight WiFi more important than ever to travelers

(Relaxnews) – Staying connected while off the ground is as important to travelers as in-flight beverage service, according to a recent study conducted by Honeywell Aerospace. From its survey of 1,000 Americans who used WiFi on a plane within the past 12 months, the company concludes that the majority of passengers view connectivity as a […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2015 to open September 12

Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2015 to open September 12

(Relaxnews) – While the World Cup excitement has already come and gone for soccer fans, rugby enthusiasts still have plenty to look forward to, starting with the launch of ticket sales for the next Rugby World Cup. From September 12, official vendors will begin selling a total of 500,000 tickets to the English and Welsh […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Nokia intros most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device yet

Nokia intros most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device yet

(Relaxnews) – With a retail price of €99 (around $135), the Nokia Lumia 530 promises to make Microsoft’s mobile operating system accessible to a wider clientele. In light of its low price, it’s no surprise that this four-inch Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone is not 4G-ready. In terms of components, the Lumia 530 comes with a […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Samsung’s latest UHDTV comes with an ultra-high price

Samsung’s latest UHDTV comes with an ultra-high price

(Relaxnews) – The television, which officially goes on sale in the US this week comes with a 105-inch curved screen and a $120,000 price tag. Samsung describes the new set — currently the world’s largest curved-screen UHDTV — as offering the ultimate immersive experience and, with a 105-inch curved screen (that’s 2.67metres from corner to […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Ice creamery in Virginia scoops up title of best ice cream parlor in US

Ice creamery in Virginia scoops up title of best ice cream parlor in US

(Relaxnews) – America’s favorite ice cream parlor isn’t about gimmicks and ploys. There is no breast milk or insect-laced ice cream at Island Creamery in Virginia. But what drove customers to rave about the small independent shop and drive it to the top of TripAdvisor’s list of best ice cream parlors in the US are […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Kate Moss back at Stella McCartney for fall/winter campaign

Kate Moss back at Stella McCartney for fall/winter campaign

(Relaxnews) – Stella’s old friend Kate Moss has returned as the face of the London-based designer’s Fall/Winter 2014/15 collection in a stunning new campaign shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The images will also be accompanied by a “Kate Dreams” mood film with music by emerging musical talent Fred Gibson. This is Kate’s seventh […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Everything you need to know about Comic-Con 2014

Everything you need to know about Comic-Con 2014

(Relaxnews) – Now a decades-old tradition, Comic-Con San Diego is the world’s premiere celebration of geek culture. The event takes place this year from July 24 to 27. Created in 1970 and originally dedicated to comic books, Comic-Con has expanded its purview to include movies, TV shows, mangas and video games. The event has become […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Games, Hollywood Stars ·
Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

(AVIGNON, France-AFP) – An 18-hour version of Shakespeare’s epic “Henry VI” ended to sustained applause early Tuesday at France’s top arts festival in Avignon, marking a triumph for the play’s 32-year-old director. The daunting task involving 21 actors, 150 characters, seven intermissions and 10,000 verses took a decade to come to fruition, director Thomas Jolly […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment ·
‘Hunger Games 3′: Johanna and Peeta pose for the Capitol

‘Hunger Games 3′: Johanna and Peeta pose for the Capitol

(Relaxnews) – On the eve of Comic-Con San Diego, where the first official trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One” will be screened, Lionsgate unveiled two new animated posters. Like the movie’s first teasers, which were addresses from President Snow, these latest promotional materials are disguised as propaganda for the Capitol. President Snow (Donald […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to team for ‘By the Sea’

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to team for ‘By the Sea’

(Relaxnews) – For the first time since meeting on the set of the 2005 movie “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be seen together on the silver screen in “By the Sea.” Jolie is the driving force behind the production: after writing the screenplay, she will direct the film and star […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

(Relaxnews) – The TV series, which was canceled after one season in 1983, will be adapted for the silver screen. Just like Bruce Wayne, Dr. Jonathan Chase is a rich lady’s man with a secret: he can change into any animal he wants (he prefers black panthers and hawks). Two years ago, Sony bought the […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday outlawing federal employment discrimination based on gender identity and strengthening other LGBT protections. Supporters of expanded anti-bias protections for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have sought legal action for years, but in the absence of legislative moves by Congress, […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·