I was one hour and 40 minutes and eleven miles away from London’s new Amazon Fresh supermarket before I had a clue what I’d spent in there. I was already home and munching on my impulse-purchased cinnamon scroll from Britain's first 'no till' store before a receipt of my purchase popped up on my phone screen. I immediately clicked through to the Amazon Shopping app to assess the damage. For £18.89 - not terrible, but not exactly cheap either. I visited the new supermarket at 59 The Broadway, Ealing, west London, on Friday as it drew its first flocks of shoppers curious to try out the experience. What do you think of Amazon Fresh - will you shop there? Join the debate in the comments below... How it works Surveillance technology allows shoppers to simply scan in using a QR code then place items in their bag. Instead of handheld scanning equipment, the sophisticated 'Just Walk Out' camera technology tracks shoppers' movements and determines the items they take … [Read more...] about Inside Amazon’s ‘dystopian’ store with no tills, booze ‘bouncers’ and surveillance cams
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Back in 1986 I made a film for the BBC science series Tomorrow’s World about a remarkable new class of drugs called statins. Studies had shown that statins could cut people’s risk of heart disease by lowering their cholesterol levels. It was all very exciting. Thirty-five years on and statins are now one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the UK, with around eight million people, including me, taking them daily. Yet they continue to be dogged by controversy and fear of side-effects. Studies had shown that statins could cut people’s risk of heart disease by lowering their cholesterol levels. It was all very exciting Last year, for example, there were claims that statins might increase your risk of dying from Covid-19. Studies had shown that people admitted to intensive care tended to have lower levels of cholesterol, so there was a fear that taking cholesterol-lowering drugs might make you more vulnerable. Well, like so many health scares, this one turned … [Read more...] about DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Can statins save you from Covid as well as heart disease?
Katie Price has thrown her support behind Ant Middleton after he was axed from SAS Who Dares Wins for personal conduct. The former glamour model, 42, appeared on the 2020 celebrity edition of the series but was forced to leave early because she was recovering from a breast reduction surgery and was not physically healed enough to take part. The mother-of-four credits meeting Cold Justice author Ant during her short stint on the show for turning her life around and says she is keen to work with him again. Katie told The Sun Online: "I would do another show with him at the drop of a hat." Her representative added: "Katie looks back on her time on SAS: Who Dares Wins with fondness. It was, in Ant's words, 'no s*** banter and tough love' that Katie found her strength, and fight. After the show, she turned her life around and a year on, is smashing it." Former Page 3 icon Katie backing Ant follows on from the adventurer having to leave his job with Channel 4. The … [Read more...] about Katie Price backs Ant Middleton and praises his ‘tough love’ on Who Dares Wins set
Alex Reid and his fiancée Nikki Manashe have shared the gender of their baby. The former MMA fighter - who was previously married to Katie Price - are soon to welcome a baby girl after a seven-year-long IVF battle following fertility struggles. Alex, 45, and Nikki, 36, revealed the happy news in a sweet video clip shared on his Instagram page on Friday and appeared overjoyed in the happy footage. In the video, the duo explained that they had taken a stroll to the park and were armed with a balloon that once popped would reveal blue or pink confetti to unveil the sex of the tot. Nikki told: “So we are in the park and we are about to reveal, all four of us, including the bump – the sex of the baby!” “I have got my scissors but we are actually going to use Lola our Chihuahua!” Alex was seen bending down to pop a black balloon which he pricked with scissors to reveal a shower of pastel pink paper shapes. Alongside the upload, Alex penned: "We have been keeping his a … [Read more...] about Alex Reid announces his fiancée is having baby girl after 7-year IVF battle
Molly-Mae Hague seems to never have bad skin. Her complexion always appears clear, smooth and healthy. However, the former Love Island star recently took to Instagram Stories to reveal she has been "suffering really badly with breakouts". The 21-year-old beauty also showed her 5.2 million followers the skincare routine she has been using every morning to help keep clear her pesky spots. As she filmed herself doing a sponsored tutorial, Molly-Mae shared the Nip+Fab products that have been leaving her skin feeling “really fresh in the morning”. “I’ve been using products from Nip + Fab to sort of combat these blemishes and try to calm them down a little bit,” she said. The YouTube sensation began with Nip + Fab’s new Charcoal and Mandelic Acid Fix Cleansing Bar , which is £7.95 at Boots . She then applies Nip + Fab’s Charcoal and Mandelic Acid Fix Tonic , £19.95, to promote a clearer and more even skin tone. The new toner uses witch hazel and 2% mandelic acid to … [Read more...] about Molly Mae praises Nip & fab products that are clearing up her skin