Queen: Royal portraits created using varieties of cake Sign up for royal alerts including a daily special Jubilee edition SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info But surprisingly, cheesecake topped the poll with 37 percent of the vote – beating some UK classics including coffee and walnut cake, and fruitcake. Related articles Doctor on foods to eat and avoid to lose menopause weight Nutritionist recommends one drink that’s ‘essential for burning fat’ Chocolate cake took second spot, ahead of the classic Victoria Sponge. Other varieties of bake to make the list were Christmas cake and Battenburg, as well as fondant fancies, madeira loaf, spotted dick, apple cake, and flapjack. The research was … [Read more...] about Britain’s favourite cakes revealed – with cheesecake topping the list
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Nicola Sturgeon should be enjoying a landmark week in her political career as she becomes Scotland's longest-serving First Minister. Instead, she's been suffering from a bout of COVID that really "knocked her for six" since coming back from a working visit to the US. With seven years and 187 days in office under her belt, Sturgeon has now outlasted her predecessors, Scotland's early Labour Party First Ministers Donald Dewar, Henry McLeish, Jack McConnell - and the man who led Scotland into the 2014 independence referendum, her former friend and one-time mentor Alex Salmond. Sturgeon is still planning to hold a fresh referendum in 2023, recently repeating the mantra that her government has a "very firm mandate" to do so. And it's true: the Scottish National Party won an extra seat in the Scottish Parliament elections last year, missing out on an overall majority by just one seat; and in May's local council elections the SNP also increased its number of … [Read more...] about Nicola Sturgeon is Scotland’s longest-serving leader. Will she deliver an independence vote?
Boris Johnson has faced mounting pressure from the public and politicians over the partygate scandal. Since news first emerged of Covid-breaking events at Downing Street and Whitehall, calls were made from across the political spectrum for him to stand down. Mr Johnson received one fine attending his own birthday party where he was infamously ‘ambushed with a cake.’ There was fresh scrutiny on the partygate scandal yesterday with the much-anticipated publication of the Sue Gray report. Yesterday Mr Johnson said: ‘I full responsibility for everything that took place on my watch.’ Metro.co.uk have compiled a list of the Tory rebels who have spoken out and called for their leader’s resignation. Stephen Hammond: MP for Wimbledon The Tory MP turned on Mr Johnson and submitted a letter of no confidence to 1922 committee today. Stephen Hammond, the veteran MP for Wimbledon, said he refuses to ‘defend the indefensible’. In a statement, he wrote: ‘The Sue … [Read more...] about Full list of Tories who have called for Boris Johnson to quit over Partygate
Grindr, the dating app, has teamed up with British public health officials to warn users about the rising number of monkeypox cases among gay and bisexual men. Britain’s tally of monkeypox cases is now 78, one in Scotland and 70 in England, and a “notable proportion” are in men who have sex with other men, health officials said. It is thought the virus is highly prevalent among members of the LGBTQ+ community after originating and spreading at gay raves, parties and saunas in Europe . In response to the number of cases among gay and bisexual men, Grindr sent a message to all its European users. Those on the Continent were directed to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s website on monkeypox, and British users were pointed towards official guidance from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). Close contact is needed for the virus to spread , either via droplets from a person’s breath or direct skin-to-skin contact with virus-laden lesions. Dr Susan … [Read more...] about Grindr sends monkeypox warnings to users as cases rise
High cholesterol: Nutritionist reveals top prevention tips Sign up for FREE health tips to live a long and happy life SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Cholesterol deposits along the artery walls, thereby narrowing the passageway for oxygenated and nutritious blood to circulate around the body. If blood can't reach the brain, a stroke occurs. A clogged artery, caused by excessive cholesterol , could also prevent blood from reaching the heart, thereby leading to a heart attack. Dietary choices can have a great influence over cholesterol levels, with experts at Harvard Medical School pointing out the best fruits to eat. Related articles Dementia symptoms: Craving three types of food is a warning sign … [Read more...] about High cholesterol: The best fruits to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol