The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging

Shops that minimise the environmental impact of our consumer habits are springing up across Britain. Could they help us avert catastrophe? The smell in the best high street in Britain, is lovely, too. I am captivated. Natural Weigh is part of a quiet revolution. Over the past two years, well over 100 of these stores…

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‘We made more than five billion teabags last year’

Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Yorkshire Tea makes billions of teabags every year So why is Yorkshire Tea so well loved? “Because it tastes so good,” says Lesley Wild, chair of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, the family business behind the brand. Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Frederick Belmont…

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Ivanka Trump returns to the world stage with Africa trip

(CNN)Ivanka Trump is taking her women’s entrepreneurship initiative to Africa, arriving in Ethiopia Sunday to promote the Trump administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative.

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Obama, Snoop Dogg and Stevie Wonder were among those paying tribute to Nipsey Hussle

(CNN)During Nipsey’s Hussle’s Los Angeles funeral service Thursday, Snoop Dogg remembered the first time Nipsey “pushed up on me with a tape,” trying to get the world-famous Long Beach rapper to listen to his music. Snoop said the two shared a kinship. They repped Los Angeles. They’re both tall, lanky, wear braids and claim their…

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‘Why I quit as a barrister to follow my dream job’

Image copyright Mowgli Street Food Image caption Nisha says the food at Mowgli is a “far cry” from what’s served at traditional curry houses The Liverpool restaurant, which specialises in “authentic” Indian cuisine, quickly took off and has since grown into a UK-wide chain with sales of £10m. Image copyright Mowgli Street Food Image caption…

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‘A lot of the team started to get ill’

Image copyright Paul Adams Image caption There are now 25 Wahaca branches across the UK Financially the outbreak had a substantial impact on the business, with Wahaca saying it was responsible for a £4.7m loss that financial year, compared with profits of £600,000 for the preceding 12 months. Thankfully, the company was able to recover.…

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Dr. Dre Has Been ‘Pushing’ His Daughter To Go To USC For A While – Look! – Perez Hilton

The fallout from Dr. Dre‘s social media bragging — and deletion — of his daughter’s University of Southern California acceptance continues!!! The rapper, as you’ll recall, Hours later, Dre and Truly both deleted their social media posts when fans and commenters noted that the Kush artist and Jimmy Iovine made a one-time $70 MILLION donation to the University…

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The race for 2020 is on. The time to prioritize the Hispanic vote is now | Claudia Romo Edelman

Next year, Hispanic voters for the first time will be the largest minority group voting for a president and yet, we are often a last-minute addition to a campaign Memo to presidential candidates: the time for Hola, amigo campaigns is over. If you want the Hispanic vote one of the largest up for grabs in…

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We asked how the college cheating scam made you feel. Your stories were incredible

(CNN)For our readers, real life doesn’t have a Hollywood nickname like “Operation Varsity Blues” and the scandal, as it continues to unfold, isn’t an abstraction. “It’s a slap in the face to the American dream and to the other kids in the Chicago Public School system,” said Christian Badillo, the first student from his high…

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Exam failure who became a multi-millionaire hotelier

Image copyright Robin Hutson Image caption To launch the first Hotel du Vin, Robin and his wife Judy put their home up as guarantee She advised her son to enrol on a course in hotel and catering operations, which whetted his appetite for a career in the hospitality industry. Image copyright Home Grown Hotels Image…

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