Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

(Relaxnews) – Make up brand Rimmel London is searching for the next big thing in beauty vlogging with a little help from singer Rita Ora. The contest is simple and open to anyone: if you think you have the right blend of personality and make up artistry, submit an entry via video or picture. However, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Éric Frechon’s salmon baked in coarse sea salt and vegetables cooked with olive oil

Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Éric Frechon’s salmon baked in coarse sea salt and vegetables cooked with olive oil

(Relaxnews) – We’re in the final run-up to the year-end festivities. This week Relaxnews provides you with recipes from top chefs in Paris to add a gourmet French touch to your Christmas menu. Today, triple Michelin-starred Éric Frechon, who is the chef at the iconic Bristol hotel in Paris, gives us his recipe for salmon […]

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

(Las Vegas-AFP) – Miss Colombia was wrongly named Miss Universe in a dramatic mix-up in front of a global television audience of millions on Sunday, before the rightful winner Miss Philippines was finally handed the glittering crown. The pageant’s host, US comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, World News ·
Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

(Relaxnews) – The Pre-Fall 2016 collections are coming thick and fast, and a few key trends have already emerged. Here are some of our favorite looks. Romantic minimalism Clean, neat romance was the name of the game at Ralph Lauren, where the collection focuses on classic, feminine styles with a modern twist. A crisp color palette […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Why Dingdong Avanzado won’t seek re-election

Why Dingdong Avanzado won’t seek re-election

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Singer and Siquijor Vice Governor Dingdong Avanzado has decided not to run for re-election in next year’s elections since he wants to focus on his family and music career. Avanzado, who is married to singer Jessa Zaragoza, announced that his 12-year-old daughter Jayda is embarking on a music career and had been […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Audit shows city spends more to repair vehicles than they cost

Los Angeles – Controller Ron Galperin released an audit of Los Angeles’s procedures for disposing of surplus and obsolete equipment and vehicles. The audit found that insufficient funding to replace outdated equipment, combined with a decentralized, haphazard approach to the salvage process has led L.A. to spend far more maintaining some vehicles than it would […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Buyer of assault rifles used in San Bernardino terror attack charged

RIVERSIDE, California – Enrique Marquez Jr., a longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged today with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism. Marquez was also charged today with the unlawful purchase of two assault rifles used in the deadly shooting […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Canada’s first transgender judge breaks a ‘glass ceiling’

Ottawa, Canada | AFP | Saturday 12/19/2015 – A transgender magistrate was named this week to the Manitoba provincial court, becoming the first transgender judge in Canada. Kael McKenzie, a lawyer and then a crown prosecutor in Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, was named late in the week by an independent judicial nominating committee. The daily newspaper The Globe and […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: World News ·

Fed agent pleads guilty to taking bribes from Korean exec being investigated for human trafficking

LOS ANGELES – A former special agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) pleaded guilty this afternoon to accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from a man who had been accused of trafficking a woman into the United States to be a sex slave.         Joohoon David Lee, 43, who currently […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

San Bernardino shooter’s visa request was missing key information: politician

Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/19/2015 – A member of the US Congress Saturday accused immigration officials of allowing California attacker Tashfeen Malik into the country despite critical missing information in her request for a fiancee visa. “After reviewing Tashfeen Malik’s immigration file, it is clear that immigration officials did not thoroughly vet her application,” House Judiciary Committee […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘My Bebe Love” ‘goes to Cebu and Davao

‘My Bebe Love” ‘goes to Cebu and Davao

Christmas came early for Cebuanos and Davaoeños as the cast of the Metro Manila Film Festival entry “My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore” visited the region for the movie’s promo tour. The romantic comedy stars Vic Sotto and Ai-Ai Delas Alas, together with Alden Richards and Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza. “My Bebe Love” is AlDub’s first-ever film together, following the unprecedented success of the phenomenal love team […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Infiniti revs up for Detroit with new engines and models

Infiniti revs up for Detroit with new engines and models

(Relaxnews) – With less than a month to go before the Detroit motor show opens its doors to the world’s automotive press, Infiniti has unveiled a brand-new V6 engine plus two of the three new cars that will be making their debut at this year’s event. “We’re unwrapping a few presents early, prior to the […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
The quantity of food we eat depends on the action of a hormone: Study

The quantity of food we eat depends on the action of a hormone: Study

(Relaxnews) – An American study reports that the quantity of food we eat depends on the action of the hormone called ghrelin. This discovery by American researchers could pave the way for new weight-loss therapies. Up until now it was known that certain hormones were responsible for our food impulses. In this study published in […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
‘Silent Night’: from village ditty to global Christmas hit

‘Silent Night’: from village ditty to global Christmas hit

(Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria-AFP) – When “Silent Night” was born in Austria almost 200 years ago, those present had little idea that the Christmas carol would one day be sung the world over, including this year by Miley Cyrus and some Swedish goats. Such though was the destiny of “Stille Nacht”, premiered to a modest […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Christmas, Entertainment, Holidays, International Stars, Music ·
New cyberattack targets in 2016

New cyberattack targets in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Schools, iPhones, connected devices and Wi-Fi networks are all potential targets for cybercriminal attacks in 2016, according to WatchGuard Technologies, a business security solution provider. Schools need better protection  The quantity of data collected on children and students is constantly increasing, due to open network environments in schools and universities. They are likely […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Harbin, China gets new opera house

Harbin, China gets new opera house

(Relaxnews) – Beijing-based MAD Architects have completed construction of the Harbin Opera House in the northern Chinese city of Harbin but it is not yet open to the public. It is part of the Harbin Cultural Island project, which consists of the opera and a cultural center located along Harbin’s Songhua river. The complex covers […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Nutrition trends 2016: go back to basics with ancient foods and algae

Nutrition trends 2016: go back to basics with ancient foods and algae

(Relaxnews) – As we continue to shun modern-day artificial ingredients and GMOs in search of more natural products, 2016 will see nutrition go even more back to basics with a variety of ancient fruits, grains, and even algae. Here we break down for you why and how to add them into your daily diet to give your health a […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·

New York, Washington bask in warm winter weather records

New York, United States | AFP |   Shorts instead of scarves: New York City and the Washington area shattered or matched warm weather records Sunday for December 13, less than two weeks before the usually chilly Christmas holiday. In New York City, some people headed out in light summer clothes to revel in midday temperatures in Central Park […]

18.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Holidays, U.S. News ·

EU diplomats warn US over visa threat

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Diplomats from the 28-member European Union on Monday warned they could respond in kind if the United States makes good on plans to end visa-free entry for some EU nationals. After the November 13 terror strikes in Paris and as part of wider anti-terror efforts, the US House of Representatives voted […]

18.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Grandma’s magic remedy:’ Mexico’s medical marijuana secret

‘Grandma’s magic remedy:’ Mexico’s medical marijuana secret

By Sofia Miselem Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |   – When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country’s cannabis ban, but her family has used the concoction to treat ailments since she was a child, handing it down the generations. “I really have a […]

18.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·