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Fairtrade Fortnight 2021: Conscious swaps to make today and always, from chocolate to coffee

Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from 22 February to 7 March 2021, is an annual campaign that raises awareness of the Fairtrade movement and its role in making sure small-scale producers and workers are paid a fair wage, and in supporting cooperatives. This year’s theme focuses on the climate emergency and the growing challenges it poses to farmers and food suppliers. Read more: 10 best ethical coffees for Fairtrade Fortnight The event hopes to...


Gordon Ramsay's new BBC quiz show mocked by viewers over 'weird TARDIS set'

Celebrity chef Gordon, 54, returned to TV this evening for its unusual format which has been likened to a mix of Pointless and The Cube - but viewers were not impressed


How to best organise your fridge - FOUR things you need to know to prevent food poisoning

OUR FRIDGES are essential appliances, keeping foods fresher for longer. However, badly stored food can go off quickly and even cause food poisoning. Here are the four things you need to know about organising your fridge.


How to cook rice - simple recipe for the perfect rice every time

RICE IS the perfect accompaniment to any meal, whether it's a curry, stroganoff or simply a roast chicken. But while rice is undoubtedly delicious, it's one of those foods that can be really hard to get right all the time - here's how to cook the perfect rice at every go.


Nearly half of Britons finding this lockdown 'harder than the first'

Up to 48 per cent of Britons say they are finding the latest lockdown - the third in England - harder than the restrictions in March 2020, according to a new poll by YouGov.


Boris Johnson’s Covid-19 roadmap: When can I see friends and family?

Boris Johnson has announced his road map out of lockdown, with a four-part plan to relax coronavirus restrictions over the next few months. One of the main areas Mr Johnson covered was how social restrictions will be eased if four tests are met at each stage. From the revival of the “rule of six” to the future of indoor mixing, here’s what Mr Johnson said about when people might be able to meet up again with their friends and family: When will...


The best UK retreats to look forward to from 12 April

Luxurious self-catered residences from Cornwall to the Costwolds


Politics latest news: Tory MPs threatened with the sack as No 10 moves to avert Budget rebellion

Politics latest news: Tory MPs threatened with the sack as No 10 moves to avert Budget rebellion


Friends fans compare Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance to iconic Bamboozled game show

BBC One viewers noticed an odd similarity been Gordon Ramsay's new high-pressure game show Bank Balance and a scene from Friends which sees Joey Tribbiani explain the rules of Bamboozled


Storm Keating was 'nervous' about homemade birthday cake for Missy

Ronan Keating's wife Storm treated his daughter Missy to a stunning homemade birthday cake. See why she was nervous about baking it...


Gordon Ramsay shares surprise career move - and fans can't believe it

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is in demand!


A-list booze crews: A critic puts celebrity alcohol brands to the test

"Come quickly, I am tasting stars!” exclaimed Dom Pierre Pérignon in 1693, upon discovering how delightful still champagne tasted when imbued with a straight-to-the-bloodstream bubble. But would the Benedictine monk feel glee were he to taste the drinks endorsed by today’s sparkly cele­brities? In the name of research, I wet my whistle … Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noirs Assemblage A3 (£1,095, harrods.com) ☠☠☠☠☠Armand de Brignac...


Best cocktail making kits 2021 to make your own Mojitos, Martinis and more at home

Here are the best cocktail making kits that will help you to brush up on your mixology skills


What will you do when lockdown is over?

What will you do when lockdown is over?


Asda: Thousands of supermarket jobs at risk as company announce major restructure

Asda has launched consultations with around 5,000 staff over a major restructuring which could put around 3,000 back office store workers at risk.


Thousands of jobs threatened as Asda launches major restructuring

Supermarket giant Asda says its restructuring has been driven by the ‘structural shift’ towards online grocery shopping.


'Difficult to contain my excitement' - Tamworth pub owner on lockdown roadmap

Pubs and restaurants in Tamworth can now begin preparations for a re opening.


Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance, review: a fun game show made needlessly complicated

Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance, review: a fun game show made needlessly complicated


Mother, 29, sheds 7st in 15 months after ditching sugary coffees

Tansy Arnett, 29, from Colchester, admitted she found it difficult to keep up with her youngest son before dropping six dress sizes - going from a size 22 to an 8/10.


Gordon Ramsay's new show Bank Balance branded 'migraine provoking rubbish'

The Scots TV chef launched his new show 'Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance' on the BBC where contestants had the chance to win up to £100,000.


Takeaway pints will be allowed again in England - but only from April 12

Boris Johnson's lockdown roadmap will allow takeaway alcohol from pubs - but only in Step 2, once beer gardens are already open anyway


What is Gordon Ramsay's new game show? The rules as Bank Balance airs on BBC

The rules of Gordon Ramsay's new game show Bank Balance explained


Close, but no cigar: Excise tax on cigarettes should have been increased by 50%

Because they impose such a high cost on society, tobacco products should be heavily taxed. Increasing the tax increases the price which, in turn, reduces the demand for these products.


Fancy up your toast on National Toast Day with these 3 recipes

You can try out different ways to enjoy this go-to snack and get creative with how it’s presented.


Viewers say Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance is just like another show

Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance premiered on BBC One last night (February 24) - although some were not convinced


How to correctly organise your fridge – is your system right?

How to organise your fridge correctly to prevent food poisoning and food wastage. Essential kitchen tips on where fish, meat, fruit, vegetables and dairy should be stored


Restaurants hope for summer gold-rush to toast end of lockdown

The last 12 months have thoroughly rewired our attitudes to eating and drinking. Once second nature, now the thought of The post Restaurants hope for summer gold-rush to toast end of lockdown appeared first on CityAM.


This Rogan Josh Will Beat A Takeaway ANY Night Of The Week

The trick to this is patience, and a seriously good paste.


Friars Walk's newest independent trader believes city centre 'will bounce back' as they prepare to open their doors

Coffee Corner is set to open its doors in the shopping centre imminently


Oreogasm Krispie Treats >>> Every Dessert Ever

Never eat boring plain Rice Krispies again.


Best honeymoon destinations 2021: the most romantic spots to visit post lockdown

Discover the best romantic honeymoon destinations and best honeymoon hotels to visit in 2021.


Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance viewers 'switch off' as they blast 'unbearable rip off'

BBC viewers of Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance blasted the show on Twitter as it made its debut on TV tonight


Business projects in rural Stirling given boost with £1.7 million investment

Rural businesses in Stirling are to benefit from fresh investment as part of the Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER programme.


Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance viewers say show is 'rip off' of Channel 4 game

The celebrity chef is the host of the high pressure game on BBC One that could see contestants walk away with £100,000


Anguilla's resort bubbles allow tourists in quarantine to hit the beach and eat out

Anguilla has 'resort bubbles' so tourists in quarantine can hit the beach while waiting for a Covid test result - and now they're expanding where you're allowed to go


M&S' gin and tonic chocolate egg is all we want for Easter

Chocolate and gin - a partnership made in heaven


Nicola Sturgeon backtracks over lockdown plan by suggesting lower tier of restrictions in April

Nicola Sturgeon backtracks over lockdown plan by suggesting lower tier of restrictions in April


Scots town branded 's***hole' by Gordon Ramsay as angry locals hit back at TV chef

It's left residents in the town furious, with some telling to stay away and never to visit.


Gordon Ramsay's new BBC gameshow reminds viewers of notorious Friends episode

"You've been Bamboozled!"


Rishi Sunak considering lower alcohol duty for pubs than supermarkets

Tory MPs have urged the Government to treat pubs differently to large retailers to stop them being 'undercut by cheap supermarket booze'.


The Blaenau Gwent rocker releasing a new album to cheer people up in lockdown

"I just had this passion for going out there and expressing myself regardless of what people thought, but for every person who didn't understand it, there was one who thought it was great"


Asda job losses: Supermarket puts 3,000 jobs at risk with major restructuring proposal

AROUND 3,000 jobs are at risk after Asda launched consultations involving roughly 5,000 staff over a major restructuring.


Viewers slam Gordon Ramsay's game show debut

Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance, which premiered on BBC1 last night, was slammed for its 'confusing' rules, 'slow moving' format and 'cheap set', while the host left viewers 'cringing' over his banter.


Marks and Spencer unveil Easter 2021 range of hampers and gifts - available online now

Available online at Marks and Spencer now, prices for Easter eggs start from just £10 and £15 for hampers


What time is Gordon Ramsay's Bank Balance on tonight and what is it about?

Gordon Ramsay is back this evening on a new BBC quiz show that has been compared to a mix of Pointless and The Cube


What did Boris Johnson say in his speech and what will the roadmap out of lockdown look like?

Boris Johnson made his long-awaited speech to Parliament on Monday, with the Prime Minister setting out his “irreversible” road map out of lockdown. Mr Johnson announced a number of key dates for reopening of schools, pubs, hospitality, travel and weddings. Speaking later at a Downing Street briefing, he said "there is light ahead" as a result of the vaccination programme, adding that it was time for the jabs to start replacing curbs on liberty...


Tom Cruise viral TikTok - fans divided if it's really the Hollywood star

Has Tom Cruise really joined TikTok?


Friends fans think Gordon Ramsay may have accidentally remade Joey’s game show Bamboozled

Friends fans have spotted parallels between Gordon Ramsay’s new BBC show Bank Balance and a needlessly confusing game show invented for the sitcom. In a 2002 episode of Friends, Matt LeBlanc’s Joey announces that he is auditioning to host Bamboozled, a proposed game show with nonsensical rules. To the confusion of Ross (David Schwimmer) and Chandler (Matthew Perry), Bamboozled is described as a general knowledge quiz involving a spinning “Wheel...


Asda tells 3,000 workers their jobs are at risk in major ‘restructuring’

Asda has launched consultations with around 5,000 workers over a major restructuring which could put around 3,000 jobs at risk. The supermarket giant said the restructuring has been driven by the “structural shift” towards online grocery shopping during the coronavirus pandemic. The grocery firm said it also plans to create around 4,500 separate jobs in its online operations this year, and will look to re-hire some of the staff impacted by the...


An independent coffee shop is taking over the old Burger King in Llanelli

Yes...you read that the right way around