Ageing population: New homes MUST be ‘age-friendly’, say experts | Property | Life & Style

GETTY The over-60s are set to outnumber those aged under 20 by 2045 With over-60s set to outnumber those aged under 20 by 2045, the redevelopment of towns and cities needs to cater for the older generation. And a series of incentives should be introduced by the Government, local authorities and developers in a bid to make new homes more adaptable. Proposed changes include cutting the stamp duty paid by “last-time buyers” to encourage older home-owners to downsize and relieve the demand for family homes. Developers and councils could also…

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Saudi Arabia issues tourist visa for first time – including for women without a chaperone | Travel News | Travel

The desert country boasts some of the world’s most religious sites including the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and Medina’s Masjid an-Nabawi, burial site of the prophet Muhammad. With plans to create a new tourist hotspot twice the size of Wales, Saudi Arabia has miles of unspoilt coastline on both the Red Sea and Gulf Peninsula. There are even plans to build an entertainment capital to rival that of Las Vegas.  This deeply conservative nation is hoping to welcome 30 million visitors annually by 2030. To meet this target, the first tourism visas will be issued to…

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The 5 Things Every Man Needs In His Closet, According to ‘Queer Eye’ Star Tan France

If you, like us, have already binged your way through Netflix’s “Queer Eye” reboot, you’ll be familiar with Tan France, the show’s impeccably coiffed fashion expert.  France is responsible for overhauling and refining each participant’s wardrobe in a way that makes sense for them. For Bobby, a father of six kids, that meant finding some solid basics at Target. For another man, Tom, that meant checking out a local vintage store. “It was really important for us to make sure that this was an accessible version of the show,” France…

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The energy price cap: What will it mean for you? | Personal Finance | Finance

Last week was therefore an appropriate time for the Government to press ahead with its energy price cap legislation, designed to stop the big utility companies overcharging for gas and electricity. The move follows growing public anger about energy company profiteering, as the “big six”, namely British Gas, EDF, E.ON, Npower, ScottishPower and SSE, regularly hit customers on their standard variable tariffs (SVTs) with inflation-busting price hikes. While welcoming the proposed price cap, which could save households £100 a year, energy experts warned that it does not guarantee cheaper utility…

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Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho slammed by Graeme Le Saux for one big reason | Football | Sport

Mourinho has taken Manchester United back into the Champions League places this season and they will overtake Liverpool back into second with three points against Crystal Palace tonight. But they have been criticised for their pragmatic style of play and for failing to spark into life despite their creative talents. And former Chelsea and England defender admits he’s not impressed with the Portuguese and thinks he should be doing more with the players he has in his ranks. “Right now I wouldn’t say that Mourinho has impressed me massively,” Le…

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Oscars 2018: Nicole Scherzinger and Lea Michele risk flashing all in VERY busty outfits | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Away from the official 90th Academy Awards ceremony, Nicole Scherzinger and Lea Michele’s ample assets took centre-stage as they arrived at Sir Elton’s AIDS Foundation Academy Awards bash at The City of West Hollywood Park. The pair stole the spotlight away from their fellow A-list attendees as they posed on the white carpet in risqué frocks. Wearing her tresses in a half up ‘do, Nicole, 39, oozed sexiness in a busty black dress as she pouted at Oscars photographers. The X Factor judge’s asymmetric offering left little to the imagination…

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