Worries over care home fees and funding

Worries over care home fees and funding

Care homes may be charging families for extended periods after a resident has died as well as large upfront fees, a competition inquiry has revealed. The concerns emerged from the initial findings of a review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) which began in December. The CMA has now opened owing to fears that there could be breaches in consumer law. There are more than 400,000 people in care and nursing homes in the…

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Fresh Nut Milk at Home in as Little as 30 Seconds

Fresh Nut Milk at Home in as Little as 30 Seconds

Photos Credit: Nordstrom Plant-based milk alternatives have been on the rise over the years for lactose-intolerant and milk drinkers alike. Milks like almond milk and soy milk have been a blessing for people that can’t drink regular dairy products, or that choose not to. Even for dairy-lovers, the benefits of nut milk are hard to ignore. Nut milk is low in calories, heart-healthy, it tastes amazing, and you can make it yourself. It is especially…

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Sgt Pepper comes home for 50th anniversary

Sgt Pepper comes home for 50th anniversary

It is (almost) 50 years ago today that The Beatles released Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Liverpool is celebrating the landmark album’s anniversary with a festival – and one event is taking it particularly close to home for locals. When actress Brodie Arthur was asked to take part in Liverpool’s official Sgt Pepper anniversary celebrations, she first needed to do some quick research. “When they said ‘Sgt Pepper,’ I said, ‘Oh no, I’ll have…

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Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

Photos Credit: IfOnly Want to experience Napa Valley wine country without leaving the comfort of your own home? Let Napa come to you with the Bougetz Cellars At-Home Private Wine Tasting Experience. Invite up to 40 of your closest friends to experience a comprehensive, professional wine tasting of each and every varietal of Bougetz Cellars wine. Guests will receive a complete overview of every wine from all of the Bougetz Cellars properties in California wine…

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Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

Media playback is unsupported on your device Multi-billion dollar deals between the US and Saudi Arabia will be signed on Saturday as US President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip begins in Riyadh. Mr Trump and his wife Melania were greeted in the Saudi capital by King Salman on Saturday morning local time. The eight-day trip will also take in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican, and Sicily. The visit comes as Mr Trump faces…

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Luxe Home Trend: Velvet Furnishings

Luxe Home Trend: Velvet Furnishings

Photo Credit: Anthropologie If you’re looking to rejuvenate or add a modern piece to your decor, velvet furniture is the end-all be-all for home furnishings this year. From chic brass-trimmed occasional chairs, to classic tufted Chesterfield sofas, the velvet furniture trend is in vogue and here to stay. Mix a velour side chair with a pretty floral-print throw pillow, and your home has a fresh, on-trend update just in time for Summer. Anthropologie If you’re…

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Prince death: Opioid painkillers found at singer's home

Prince death: Opioid painkillers found at singer's home

Numerous opioid painkillers were found at US singer Prince’s home shortly after his death last year, unsealed court documents show. Some of the pills discovered at Prince’s Paisley Park estate in Minnesota had prescriptions in the name of his friend and bodyguard. But the documents do not offer evidence about the source of the fentanyl that killed the singer on 21 April 2016. Medical examiners have concluded that he died from an accidental overdose. No-one…

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Masters favourite and world No 1 Dustin Johnson injured in 'serious' fall at home

Masters favourite and world No 1 Dustin Johnson injured in 'serious' fall at home

Masters 2017 on the BBC Venue: Augusta National Dates: 6-9 April Coverage: Watch highlights of the first two days before live and uninterrupted coverage of the weekend’s action on BBC Two and up to four live streams available online. Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Read live text commentary, analysis and social media on the BBC Sport website and the sport app. Full details Pre-tournament favourite Dustin Johnson…

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