Ivana Trump's new Italian-inspired diet — which she has marketed as a solution against obesity — comes at a hefty price tag of more than $1,000 for just 45 days of food. The former model, 69, has teamed up with her friend Gianluca Mech to promote the Italiano Diet, a low-carbohydrate diet that mixes herbal extracts, flavored drinks that come in pouches, and pre-packaged food including pasta. A 'luxury kit' for sale on Gianluca's website, which includes four different kinds of herbal-extract-based 'tonics', two kinds of flavored drinks, soup, and fusilli pasta, comes at an original price of $1,072.80 for just one person. Duo: Ivana Trump has teamed up with Gianluca Mech (pictured with her last week) to promote the Italiano Diet, a low-carbohydrate diet that she has promoted as a solution for obesity Pricey: A 45-day 'luxury kit' comes at an original price of $1,072.80, thought it is currently offered at a discounted price of $749 While … [Read more...] about Ivana Trump’s new Italian-inspired diet plan will set you back $1,070
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These are dangerous times for democracy. Russia, Turkey, Hungary, Poland and other countries that once offered democratic hope are now, in varying degrees, falling into authoritarianism. Democracy is also in trouble in sturdier places. In the United States, Donald Trump poses the greatest threat to the American constitutional order since Richard Nixon. And yet, despite the floundering first year and a half of Trump’s presidency, the opposition has yet to find its voice. One might think that Trump’s inflammatory tweets, erratic behaviour, and persistent disregard for democratic norms would offer the opposition an easy target. But it has not worked out this way. For those who would mount a politics of resistance, the outrage Trump provokes has been less energising than paralysing. There are two reasons for the opposition’s paralysis. One is the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia. The hope … [Read more...] about ConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightRight-wing populism is rising as progressive politics fails – is it too late to save democracy?
PUBLISHED: 16:17 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 23 April 2018 Norwich and Great Yarmouth will go to the polls next month. Picture: Matthew Usher. © Archant Norfolk 2015 Norwich goes to the polls next month for the city council elections. DAN GRIMMER focuses on the fights for Bowthorpe, Catton Grove and Crome wards. Candidates for Bowthorpe in the Norwich City Council elections 2018: Andrew Wiltshire (C), Sue Sands (L), Jean Bishop (G) and Oliver Healey (LD). Pics: Conservative Party, Labour, Green Party, Liberal Democrats. When Norwich last went to the polls to pick who should represent them at City Hall two years ago, it was a good night for Labour, taking 44pc of the vote and four seats from the Greens. Labour will be keen to build on that performance, but the Greens, who lost all their Norwich seats at county council level last year, will want to prove they can still thrive. However, the wards of Bowthorpe, Catton Grove and Crome are unlikely to be a barometer for the … [Read more...] about City Council elections: Candidates in Bowthorpe, Crome and Catton Grove say why they deserve your vote
Learn more about what employers can do to best support expat workers and their families. Moving to another country, whether on assignment or independently, can be incredibly rewarding. Such a move offers the opportunity to experience a different culture, a new city, new people and an alternative working environment. However, international assignments present a unique set of challenges for the health and well-being of an expatriate and their family, who must cope with the emotional stresses associated with moving overseas. When 43-year-old Aurélie, a financial services employee, relocated from France to Singapore with her two young daughters, things went well at first. "The girls were settling in their new school and I felt like I was adjusting to my new role,” she recalls. However, just two months into her assignment Aurélie learned that her mother had a serious illness, and she began to doubt her decision to move to Singapore. Get a quote on an Allianz Care … [Read more...] about The key to making the most of your assignment abroad
A MAJOR expansion is being carried out at the Thorp Arch Estate in Wetherby by fast-growing biotechnology company Avacta Group Plc. More than 10,000ft sq of additional space is being leased by Avacta for use as new laboratories and offices.The expansion is a welcome move for the Thorp Arch Estate’s management, which is keen to develop a science park on the north side of the two million ft sq site.Avacta, which creates analytical tools for drug developers and diagnostics for vets, currently has 70 staff and posted increased revenue of £1.7 million in the six months to January 31. It relocated to the Thorp Arch Estate from The Bio Centre, York Science Park, two years ago.The company has taken 3,400ft sq of additional space at Unit 651, the estate’s first purpose-built office premises, which is being fitted out as new laboratories, and a further 7,244ft sq at Unit 706 to create more offices and manufacturing space.The expansion follows Avacta’s acquisition in … [Read more...] about Burgeoning company expands at Thorp Arch