David Letterman saying good night to ‘Late Night’

David Letterman saying good night to ‘Late Night’

(NEW YORK-AFP) – David Letterman, a pillar of American late-night TV talk shows, announced Thursday that he’ll be stepping down as host of “Late Night” on CBS next year after a 22-year run. “We don’t have the timetable for this precisely down,” said Letterman, 66, during a live taping of his highly-rated show at the […]

04.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Glasgow to bring down the house in explosive Commonwealth Games opener

Glasgow to bring down the house in explosive Commonwealth Games opener

(LONDON-AFP) – Glasgow will celebrate the opening of the Commonwealth Games in July with the live demolition of five iconic tower blocks in the north of the Scottish city, officials said Thursday. The 30-storey Red Road residential blocks, the tallest in Europe when they were built in the 1960s, had been earmarked for demolition for […]

04.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Blumarine honored with permanent exhibition

Blumarine honored with permanent exhibition

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury label is creating an exhibition space in the Italian city of Carpi. Founder and creative director Anna Molinari has announced the opening of a permanent space dedicated to Blumarine inside the Museum of the City of Carpi. The company was born in the Northern Italian town in 1977, and has stuck close […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Sao Paulo fashion week: highlights from day 3

Sao Paulo fashion week: highlights from day 3

(Relaxnews) – Here are more highlights from the runway shows in Brazil. Ronaldo Fraga Fraga opened with some loose crochet knit dresses featuring blocks of contrasting color, before serving up a diamond checkerboard print and some stunning bright dresses. A series of pieces matched the colorful woven shoes, and there were also some cool illustrated […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Adidas to stream clips filmed from the perspective of the World Cup football

Adidas to stream clips filmed from the perspective of the World Cup football

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has implanted six HD cameras into one of its official match balls for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and will be streaming films capturing 360-degree action views in the run up to the tournament. The Brazucam ball will be traveling the world and documentary-style films will be streamed weekly from the ball’s […]

Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man ice cream

Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man ice cream

(Relaxnews) – What’s red, blue and striped all over? Why, the latest Spider-Man inspired ice cream, of course. In a tie-in with the May release of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” movie, Baskin-Robbins has created an ice cream flavor made with red and blue, vanilla-flavored ice cream, thread by a web of dark chocolate and popping […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
US approves novel remedy for hayfever, pollen allergies

US approves novel remedy for hayfever, pollen allergies

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US regulators on Wednesday approved a French-made remedy for alleviating symptoms of hayfever and certain allergies to grass pollen. The tablet, called Oralair, dissolves under the tongue and must be taken daily for four months prior to the start of the grass pollen season, and then continued throughout the season. Pre-approval trials on […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Samsung scores marketing home run with Obama selfie

Samsung scores marketing home run with Obama selfie

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Samsung celebrated a viral marketing coup Wednesday after a Boston Red Sox baseball star used one of its smartphones to snap a selfie at the White House with Barack Obama. Obama hosted the World Series champions Tuesday when first baseman and designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz grabbed a cheerful shot of himself […]

Canada’s in-demand list jumps to 43 occupations in days

Canada’s in-demand list jumps to 43 occupations in days

By Atty. Henry Moyal Those who are seeking to immigrate to Canada are getting a crash course in the way bureaucracy is run in Canada – at least on the Canada Immigration level. In the last article we discussed how fast the Saskatchewan program was filled. Before that, we discussed how the 5000 slots for […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Vivienne Westwood intros limited edition summer fragrance

Vivienne Westwood intros limited edition summer fragrance

(Relaxnews) – In keeping with tradition, the British brand has unveiled its annual limited edition summer fragrance, which is none other than the fourth variation on the iconic perfume Alice. Cheerfully titled Sunny Alice, the new perfume consists entirely of scents associated with the seaside, sunshine and sandy beaches. The pale yellow essence combines notes […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Fragrance flash: Bulgari’s Omnia India Garnet

Fragrance flash: Bulgari’s Omnia India Garnet

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury house has revealed a new fragrance. Look A campaign starring Lithuanian model Edita Vilkeviciute and a bottle featuring two interlocking metallic shapes Nose Created by Bulgari and fragrance legend Alberto Morillas, one of the perfumiers behind CK One Inspirations  The famed Indian mandarin garnet meets Hollywood technicolor Scent  Sicilian mandarin, […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
How to score free — or nearly free — ice cream this month

How to score free — or nearly free — ice cream this month

(Relaxnews) – Mark your calendars, ice cream lovers, because major brands will be competing for your taste buds this month. On April 8, Ben & Jerry’s will be hosting its 35th annual Free Cone Day at participating Scoop Shops around the world. The occasion will also be used to promote a trio of new flavors […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Brad Pitt headed for WW2 once again in romance

Brad Pitt headed for WW2 once again in romance

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood actor and producer is currently negotiating the starring role in a romance thriller set during World War II. According to Deadline.com, Brad Pitt is in talks to join this feature produced by GK Films and penned by British screenwriter Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises,” “Locke”). Producers are simultaneously seeking a high-profile director […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Emma Roberts falls for James Franco in ‘Palo Alto’

Trailer: Emma Roberts falls for James Franco in ‘Palo Alto’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for the teenage drama directed by Gia Coppola, Francis Ford’s granddaughter. The feature is based on James Franco’s semi-autobiographical book “Palo Alto: Stories.” After making the rounds at film festivals in late 2013 — including screenings in Venice, Telluride and Toronto — “Palo Alto” has made its […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
New global app lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world

New global app lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world

(Relaxnews) – Does the sight of a light bulb left on in an empty room leave you hopping mad? A new app which lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world could be just the thing. ‘LightsOut‘ is an app which aims to create a global map of geographical examples of inefficient energy use by […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370; PM Razak to head to Perth

Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370; PM Razak to head to Perth

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysia’s civil aviation department said late Monday the last words spoken by one of pilots of missing Flight MH370 were “Good night Malaysian three seven zero”, and not the more casual “All right, good night” originally reported. The admission is likely to add to criticism of the Malaysian authorities’ handling of […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
US firm developing 2,000hp supercar

US firm developing 2,000hp supercar

(Relaxnews) – California-based Trion Supercars announced plans to build the Nemesis, an exceptional sports car designed to rival even the most impressive European models. If it makes it to production, the Nemesis will be powered by a twin turbo V8 engine with over 2,000hp, allowing the car to reach a top speed of over 435km/h […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Motoring ·
PHL signs military aircraft contracts for $528-M

PHL signs military aircraft contracts for $528-M

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines on Friday signed agreements to buy $528 million worth of military aircraft from South Korea and Canada amid ongoing territorial disputes with China. “After more than four decades of stagnancy in its dream of improving its capability, our air force has found a promise of new life with the realization […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Samsung launching lighter, cheaper tablet range

Samsung launching lighter, cheaper tablet range

(Relaxnews) – The new Galaxy Tab 4 tablets range from 7 inches to 10.1 inches in screen size and are designed for mobility and affordability. The new range won’t come as a surprise to anyone with even a passing interest in technology news. Their existence has been leaked all over the net over the past week or […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

(LONDON-AFP) – Britons should eat seven portions of fresh fruit and vegetables a day, according to new research into healthy eating, published on Tuesday. The state-run National Health Service currently recommends each person eats five 80-gramme (three-ounce) helpings of fruit and vegetables daily. But researchers at University College London (UCL) found that eating seven portions […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·