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8 best women's white trainers

No matter the season, fashion’s love-in with white trainers means they are now considered a wardrobe staple. A style that’s no longer confined to sporting activities, nowadays you’re more likely to find fashion editors wearing box-fresh sneakers than a pair of stilettos on the front row – and is it any wonder why? Comfortable, affordable and seriously versatile, white trainers ...

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Royal Mail to raise cost of stamps from end of March

Royal Mail is increasing the cost of First and Second Class stamps by 2p from the end of March. The postal service said that while it understands that many companies and households are struggling in the current economic environment, the changes are necessary to ensure the sustainability of the service.   From 26 March, the price of a First Class ...

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8 best sex toys for couples

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with it the suggestion that you might want to slip into something a little less comfortable and slip between the sheets. Now, there’s no pressure to succumb, but if you’re feeling that way inclined, we’ve got some ideas for you.   Here are our suggestions for the eight best investments any couple could make ...

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Florida coast to coast: Beautiful lakes and bargain antiques in the heart of the Sunshine State

The shore of Lake Okeechobee is halfway between Miami, 100 miles south, and Orlando 100 miles north. But it’s so peaceful that they could be a million miles away. Country singer Hank Williams even sang, “Wish I was camped out on the Okeechobee”. And running all the way around it? The Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail — Lost for short.  At ...

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Lebanese officials deny Rex Tillerson was made to wait for meeting on purpose

Lebanon has been forced to deny that visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was made to wait ahead of a meeting with President Michel Aoun on purpose, a departure from diplomatic protocol.  Footage from the media conference on Thursday, showed Mr Tillerson sitting next to an empty chair waiting for several minutes for his counterpart Gebran Bassil to arrive. When ...

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Donald Trump travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries is unlawful, US appeals court rules

Donald Trump‘s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries unlawfully discriminates against Muslims, Virginia’s appeals court has ruled. The Richmond-based 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals said the ban violates the US Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion.  On a 9-4 vote, it became the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban, which the US President announced in September.  ...

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Ryan Shotton and George Friend on the steps Middlesbrough are taking to return to the Premier League

“The beer would arrive at 6.30 every morning so I was up at 6. I loved it. You’re just seen as a normal person, which is brilliant.” Two years ago Ryan Shotton, the Middlesbrough defender, bought a country pub in Cheddleton, along with his father-in-law. He was a Birmingham City player last summer, so when the season finished with the ...

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Bitcoin price – latest updates: Cryptocurrency value recovers after early February slump

The value of bitcoin skyrocketed in 2017, and its rapid rise generated huge amounts of interest in it and other types of cryptocurrency. However, bitcoin is notoriously volatile, and a multitude of financial experts have advised people not to get involved, calling it a bubble that could burst at any moment. There are now fears that it already has. Gadgets and ...

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Florida shooting: Donald Trump says 'we need to make a difference', but makes no mention of gun control

President Donald Trump has pledged action in response to the school shooting in Florida, saying that it “not enough to feel like we are making a difference, we actually have to make a difference” – but did not mention the issue of gun control. Instead, he vowed to prioritise school safety and “tackle the difficult issue of mental health”. He did not ...

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Japanese technique of patting is best skincare application method

If you aren’t getting the promised results from your skincare products, it may because you are applying them all wrong. Skincare aficionados in Japan say that patting on lotions, serums, and creams is the key application for perfect skin – rather than rubbing. Referred to as the “skin patting” approach, the technique encourages people to pat on their skincare – so ...

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