Krispy Kreme UK creates World Cup-themed donuts

Krispy Kreme UK creates World Cup-themed donuts

(Relaxnews) – Krispy Kreme in the UK is trying to cash in on World Cup fever by sprinkling its chocolate custard donuts with gold dust to make the shape of a soccer ball and pitching them as ‘Golden Balls.’ The donuts will be available in a special ‘pop and play’ game box that comes with […]

03.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Tech agenda: Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Tech agenda: Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

(Relaxnews) – What will the company unveil — a smartwatch, a smart home platform, new Macs or something completely different? Apple’s WWDC June 2-6 San Francisco, California, USA Apple’s annual developers conference will see the company demonstrate its latest software innovations and the improvements it has planned for its desktop and smartphone operating systems. However […]

02.06.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Online, Science & Technology ·
Relais & Chateaux hotels throwing 60th anniversary dinners worldwide

Relais & Chateaux hotels throwing 60th anniversary dinners worldwide

(Relaxnews) – To help Relais & Chateaux fete their 60th anniversary this year, some of the most luxurious member hotels, castles and manors will be hosting a series of special events and dinners around the world. The anniversary marks a milestone for the hotelier group, which now counts 520 members in 64 countries. From now […]

16.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
‘Baa’ stools are the latest in spring interiors

‘Baa’ stools are the latest in spring interiors

(Relaxnews) – You could be forgiven for thinking this nebulous-looking seat belonged in a field, but the Baa Stool is in fact the latest quirky design to hit the world of interiors. Set to go on display at Clerkenwell Design Week in London later this month, the handmade stool comprises a luxurious removable sheepskin cover on a […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Earth Day: how to eat sustainably

Earth Day: how to eat sustainably

(Relaxnews) – Earth Day. Like New Year’s, it comes every year on the same day, April 22. For the uninitiated, it’s also the perfect time to begin adopting a few simple resolutions that will help you eat green and healthfully — and drive up industry demand for organic, local and sustainably produced foods. To officially […]

21.04.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Art agenda: Italian fashion, Pilgrim/Roy quilts, Wang Gongxin

Art agenda: Italian fashion, Pilgrim/Roy quilts, Wang Gongxin

(Relaxnews) – The V&A in London opens a display of Italian fashion spanning seven decades, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts exhibits the extensive Pilgrim/Roy Collection of quilts, and the National Gallery of Victoria opens an exhibit for Chinese video artist Wang Gongxin. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014 April 5 – July 27 The Victoria […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Global landmarks switch off the lights for Earth Hour 2014

Global landmarks switch off the lights for Earth Hour 2014

(Relaxnews) – Famous buildings and monuments around the world will be plunged into darkness on March 29 to honor the global environmental initiative Earth Hour. In North America, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Empire State Building in New York and the Space Needle in Seattle are just some of the legendary sites which […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Paris to become home to biggest Chipotle restaurant in world

Paris to become home to biggest Chipotle restaurant in world

(Relaxnews) – Chipotle will be opening its largest restaurant in Paris next month, with a location that will be triple the size of the chain’s typical eatery. Set to open in the city’s business district of La Défense in the northwest end of Paris, Chipotle’s third Parisian outpost will span 7,000 square feet (650 square […]

05.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
McCartney honoured at NME awards, 50 years after topping bill

McCartney honoured at NME awards, 50 years after topping bill

(LONDON-AFP) – Beatles legend Paul McCartney received a standing ovation at the NME awards ceremony in London on Wednesday, where he accepted the influential British magazine’s special prize honouring his 50-year-career. On receiving the magazine’s “songwriters’ songwriter” award at the annual show, the 71-year-old admitted to guests at the O2 Academy Brixton that he could […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Cara Delevingne & Mulberry collaborate on presentation

Cara Delevingne & Mulberry collaborate on presentation

(Relaxnews) – The model is reportedly set to be the main event at the London-based brand’s upcoming Fall-Winter presentation. Mulberry, still without a creative director since the departure of Emma Hill after the brand’s Spring-Summer 2014 collection in September, announced that it would be dropping out of its usual runway slot at London Fashion Week. […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Online, Videos ·
Topshop is getting sporty with Adidas Originals

Topshop is getting sporty with Adidas Originals

(Relaxnews) – In exciting news, the German sportswear label and the British high street fashion chain are teaming up for a new capsule collection. Adidas has worked with the design team at Topshop to create a new 20-piece collection, set to hit stores in March, with a focus on “femininity,” creative director Kate Phelan told WWD. […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Wang hauls Brooklyn into NYC fashion week

Wang hauls Brooklyn into NYC fashion week

(NEW YORK-AFP) – For decades the poor cousin of Manhattan, Brooklyn cemented its growing status as the hip soul of New York on Saturday by hosting its first couture catwalk show in fashion week. Alexander Wang, creative director of Balenciaga, unveiled his hotly anticipated collection at the same Brooklyn Naval Yard venue chosen by Lady […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Is the Cragel the Cronut of 2014?

Is the Cragel the Cronut of 2014?

(Relaxnews) – The hyperbole has begun. After the spectacular success of the Cronut last year, the latest Franken-pastry to take the media by storm is the Cragel which is already being touted as the pastry of 2014 less than a month into the new year. Created out of Brooklyn bakery shop The Bagel Store, the Cragel […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
The country deemed to have the healthiest eating habits may surprise you

The country deemed to have the healthiest eating habits may surprise you

(Relaxnews) – Thanks in part to a diet that places the emphasis on vegetables and dairy products, the Netherlands has been named the healthiest country in the world to eat. Conspicuously absent on the top 10 list? The US, Canada the UK. Though the country is better known for its liberal drug laws than its […]

17.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Childless couples are happier with their relationships: study

Childless couples are happier with their relationships: study

(Relaxnews) – New research from Open University in the UK finds that couples without children are more satisfied with their relationships than couples with kids. In a study of more than 5,000 adults, findings showed that childless couples have happier marriages and feel more valued in their relationships, reports The Guardian. But researchers also found that […]

14.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Three ways to lift the winter blues

Three ways to lift the winter blues

(Relaxnews) – When winter is in full swing, all those dark, frigid days can give you “the winter blues” — mild depression that can cause low energy and waning motivation. Here are a few research-backed ways to lift yourself out of the doldrums. Go green: If you’re a city dweller, a new study published last month […]

14.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
The calendar that ignores office days to help you make the most of 2014

The calendar that ignores office days to help you make the most of 2014

(Relaxnews) – Time flies when you’re having fun — one minute it’s January 1 and you’re full of good resolutions and the next thing you know, you’re writing your Christmas shopping list again. Luckily, planning ahead has been made easier by design duo Half Three, with the launch of the Free Days Planner, which handily ignores […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, New Year's Day, Online ·
Sugar overload: WHO may cut sugar recommendations by half

Sugar overload: WHO may cut sugar recommendations by half

(Relaxnews) – The World Health Organization is considering cutting the amount of sugar it recommends in your daily diet to half the current limit. Experts are proposing cutting the recommended level that people should consume from no more than 10 percent of their calories from sugar to no more than five percent, based on fears […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Brussels sprouts may boost fertility

Brussels sprouts may boost fertility

(Relaxnews) – Brussels sprouts may boost fertility in both men and women, a UK expert says. Research has found that 9 percent of all conceptions take place over the holiday period, making December the most fertile month of the year. For couples wanting a baby, Neema Savvides, a nutritional therapist at the Harley Street Fertility […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Elon Musk: a man on a mission

Elon Musk: a man on a mission

(Relaxnews) – Whether it be reaching for the stars or changing people’s attitudes to electric cars, in 2013 the South African-born serial entrepreneur and visionary showed he was doing more than anyone in Silicon Valley to demonstrate how technology can revolutionize the way we live our lives. No wonder people are calling him the next […]

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