AMAZON shoppers wanting to scoop a mega bargain will want to check out the online retailer’s upcoming Prime Day. It’s a 48-hour sale bonanza, and there’s usually plenty of deals to be had. But when is it, and what discounts can bargain hunters expect? We explain what we know so far. What is Amazon Prime Day? Amazon Prime Day is an online sale the retail giant holds every year. It was originally launched in 2015 to celebrate Amazon’s 20th birthday, but has since evolved into a cult-like sale a bit like Black Friday or Cyber Monday. It lasts for two days, and only Amazon Prime members can access the deals. Shoppers can snap up huge deals on Amazon's own brand items or branded goods across a variety of departments, including tech, booze and clothing. Some offers are available for the entire period of Amazon Prime Day, while "Lightning Deals" are only available for a limited time. How can I get the deals? To get involved in the two-day sales … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Day: When is it and what discounts can we expect?
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Drifting asleep in the front seat of her car, influencer Asha Grand had already blacked out by the time she slammed full-speed into a vehicle parked on the side of the road. The shocking near-death experience, captured on CCTV, came after the American YouTuber had taken Apetemin, an unlicensed medicine used by thousands of young girls desperate to get Kim Kardashian-style curves. Dangerously promoted as a means to gain weight rapidly, the product - which is illegal to sell in the UK - has seen users report terrifying side effects, ranging from severe fatigue to jaundice and even liver failure. Now, NHS leaders have urged Instagram to clamp down on accounts advertising Apetemin following a BBC documentary that revealed it is being widely flogged on social media and in shops. One woman tells the show she has been hospitalised twice after using it, before admitting: "I took it again and I collapsed down the stairs at home. Apetamin is the devil." With girls as young as 12 … [Read more...] about ‘We nearly died taking illegal ‘Slim Thick’ drug to look like Kim Kardashian – with terrifying side effects’
BRITS hoping to head to Turkey on holiday may this summer may have to wait a bit longer, as the country faces a second Covid wave. Last month, the daily case rate hit pandemic-highs of 63,000, forcing Turkey into its first full lockdown . The tourism sector is fearing another lost season, with hopes that the current lockdown will allow holiday bookings to return in time for the summer. Istanbul-based Andiamo Tour's Cem Polatoglu told local media : "The lockdown decision will probably not be able to save the season." Even if cases drop below 5,000 by the end of the month - yesterday the country reported 24,000 daily cases - then he said it still means "losing July too" as countries won't be lifting the travel ban in time. Tourism accounts for some 12 per cent of Turkey's economy, with 45m tourists visiting in 2019, a record for the country, but fell by 71 per cent last year. Turkish Hoteliers Federation Chairman Sururi Corabatir told Reuters: "We had hopes for … [Read more...] about Turkey holidays may be off all summer as country battles third Covid wave