Sharon Bilsby-Vint

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I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

When it comes to making electric cars, there’s China and everyone else

The global electric car market is pretty straightforward: China is racing ahead, and everyone else is still getting off the starting line.<p>China accounts for half the world’s production and sales of electric cars, according to the research non-profit International Council on Clean Transportation …

Electric Vehicles

Starling Bank's app crashes after Martin Lewis recommends its bank account

THOUSANDS of customers struggled to open a Starling bank account last night after the app crashed.<p>There was an influx of customers grappling to open …

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

3 Stocks That Could Put Apple's Returns to Shame

Here's why we think these three businesses are poised to outperform.<p><b>Apple</b>'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) knack for churning out hit product after hit product has …

The first 3D printed houses for rent will be built in the Netherlands this year

What do you do when there are too few skilled bricklayers to meet national housing demands? Figure out a workaround—like 3D-printed houses.<p>That’s the solution the Dutch construction company Van Wijnen and researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands came up with. The city …

Environmentally Friendly

The 4 Subtle Make-Up Tweaks Behind Victoria Beckham's New Youthful Look

The 43-year-old is currently undergoing a Benjamin Button-style transformation and here’s why.<p>Take a quick glance at pictures of Victoria Beckham now compared to snaps of the fashion mogul attending A-list parties and sitting FROW over the years, and you’ll notice a subtle difference when it comes …

Nine financial year price hikes that will hit households in March and April - and how to avoid them

As the tax year draws to a close, consumers should start preparing for price hikes to everyday goods and services. The costs of passport renewals, stamps and council tax are all expected to increase this year, as are TV licences and NHS prescriptions.<p>Here we list what is about to become more …

The 11 best UK Irons for 2018: The top irons from AEG, Russel Hobbs, Phillips and more

A good iron can make any outfit look ten times better. Because lets be honest, you can't be turning up to work with a crinkled shirt, no matter how …

Shopping

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

What Yolanda Hadid eats in a day to make 54 look like 34

Her daughters Gigi and Bella Hadid are currently taking over the modeling world, but former "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Yolanda Hadid was the original model in the family — <b>and she's looking better than ever</b>. She recently took part in Harper's Bazaar's Food Diaries series and revealed …

How Britain's 'Diva of Divorce' Wins Bumper Payouts for Spouses of the Super-Rich

Pauline Chai seemed to have everything. The former Miss Malaysia spent over four decades married to the scion of one of her country’s richest …

University of London

This #StreetStyleDog Probably Owns More Chanel Than You Do

Anyone who follows me on Instagram/has ever spoken to me for even the shortest amount of time could probably confirm I'm a cat person through and …

All of the stunning real estate in this year's best picture nominees

This was a real estate-heavy year for the Academy Awards: From the Kubrickian southern manse in <i>Get Out</i> to the London townhouse in <i>Phantom Thread,</i> production designers were well aware that a film’s setting could be a core part of its overall narrative.<p>While we were all charmed by the breezy Italian …

Real Estate

Landlords set to see buy-to-let profits cut in 2018

<b>Buy-to-let landlords could be heading from the best of times to the worst of times, according to research released this week.</b><p>A new study shows that …

Home sales are slumping all over the country

<b>But it just started. Could it be the new tax law and sky-high home prices?</b><p>The National Association of Realtors is already blaming rising mortgage rates. Pending home sales - an indicator of future home sales, based on contract signings - in January fell 3.8% from a year ago, to their lowest level …

Teeny Tiny House Packs a Ton of Style Into a Small Space

If you love the woods and solitude but aren't totally sold on the idea of roughing it, or are looking for an unconventional guest room option, this …

At 101, a Survivor of Hollywood’s Golden Age Throws Down the Gauntlet

Emailing from the Paris hotel where she lives, Dame Olivia de Havilland sounded defiant, and understandably so. The topic at hand was her lawsuit against the FX network and Ryan Murphy Productions over her portrayal by Catherine Zeta-Jones in last year’s docudrama “Feud: Bette and Joan,” about the …

havilland

What you need to know about menopause and pregnancy

Menopause is a significant time for women, and understanding whether it is possible to get pregnant, during or after the menopause, will influence …

America's richest people buy homes in 'power markets' — here are the 17 most expensive and exclusive places

Location is paramount when money is no object, whether a home is steps from the beach, tucked in the mountains, or in the heart of a city.<p>The world's richest people own $2.7 trillion worth of real estate, according to Wealth-X, and they flock to many of the same cities to buy property.<p>In a new …

Shopping in America can save you enough to pay for your flights to USA

British shoppers pay more than twice as much for the same goods as Americans, a Sunday Mirror probe found.<p>The savings are so great that families …

This Model Got a Bold New Haircut for the Roberto Cavalli Runway

Last season, Austrian-born Stella Lucia saturated her bleach blonde lengths in a show-stealing “rose quartz” hue for Alexander Wang. And now, at Roberto Cavalli’s Fall 2018 show in Milan, she proved yet again she’s a beauty risk-taker to watch.<p>Backstage, Lucia traded in her long, chest-grazing mane …

With a larger premium cabin, Norwegian is expanding beyond its budget reputation

Throughout Norwegian airline’s aggressive long haul expansion over the past four years, one thing has seemed clear: Their target passenger’s first priority is a low cost airfare.<p>Through a slew of tactics—such as flying hyper-efficient modern aircrafts, selling pay-for-what-you-use tickets, and …

British Airways

This Valentine’s Day, almost every country has its own GIF to say “I love you”

It turns out love is not a universal language. In the time leading up to Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14), the world expressed its love and angst in—often dramatically—different from country to country.<p>Quartz analyzed data provided by Tenor, a search engine for GIFs, to identify how people in 45 countries …

Saudi Arabia

Graffiti artists could see millions after a developer painted over their work at 5Pointz

It’s a victory of law-abiding artists over insolent developers. In a landmark decision, a court has ordered the New York City real estate developer Jerry Wolkoff to pay $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists whose work he whitewashed from his buildings in Queens in 2013.<p>The case is of particular …

Streetwear

India’s sanitary towel hero Pad Man bound for Bollywood glory

The community thought I was a pervert. They wanted an exorcism because they thought I was possessed by demons Arunachalam Muruganantham<p>Menstruation isn’t the most obvious topic for a blockbuster, but the story of how a lower-caste man from a village in India dropped out of school at 14 and became …

Tamil Nadu

Shoulder Length Haircuts To Show Your Hairstylist Now

Ah, this length is just right.<p>Shoulder-length hair gets flack for lacking gumption. It’s often dismissed as a transition stage between, say, a blunt …

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture

17 incredible buildings opening in 2018