Danube River Cruise: Ama Waterways to launch new cruise in 2019 | Cruise | Travel

Launching in May 2019, AmaWaterways has revealed its new Danube river cruise. The new cruise, AmaMagna, is set to be the biggest ship launched in 2019, twice the width of traditional European river vessels.  The 194-passenger ship includes 98 standard staterooms, each covering over 300 square feet. Other features include a large heated sundeck for taking in the endless vistas, swimming pool equipped with whirlpool and sky bar, an al fresco glass-enclosed restaurant, spa with new treatments, fitness room and generous common areas for a variety of onboard events and entertainment. It will…

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Diabetes news: New skin patch will measure glucose levels without need for finger-prick | Health | Life & Style

University of Bath researchers said it could even be linked to a smartphone app which warns diabetics when to take action. The new device promises to replace the current and unpopular method to test blood sugars used by millions of diabetics. Almost 3.7 million Britons and have been diagnosed and it is expected to increase to five million by 2025. Professor Richard Guy, from the university’s Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, said: “A non-invasive – that is, needleless – method to monitor blood sugar has proven a difficult goal to…

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Property news: Gazumping crackdown reassures couple who lost dream home | Property | Life & Style

Senior technical specialist Maria, 33, and Kieron, 30, a manager at a pharmaceutical firm, had an offer accepted on a three-bed semi in the Aigburth area of south Liverpool. The owners had conducted the viewing and the two couples got on well – having similar careers. The £325,000 offer was accepted. “It was the home we’d been searching for for months,” said Maria. “As soon as the agent called to say it was a yes we began making plans.” However, within two weeks their dreams were dashed when the agent…

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Home improvements redecorating gardening new floor add value | Personal Finance | Finance

GETTY FRESH: Give your home a new lease of life Britons love DIY, spending more than £40 billion on home improvements over the last five years, at an average cost of £1,875 per household. Redecorating, garden landscaping, new flooring and upgrading the bathroom are among the favourite jobs, but which adds the most value to your home? There are plenty of reasons why you might be looking to freshen up your home. Older people may want to prepare it for later life by say, adding handrails or stair lifts, or…

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Conor McGregor must beg me for a title shot – Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 223 win | UFC | Sport

Dagestan native Nurmagomedov became the new ruler of the lightweight division in the main event of UFC 223, in the early hours of the morning. Nurmagomedov claimed the vacant 155lbs belt by registering a unanimous decision victory over Al Iaquinta, a late replacement for Max Holloway. Immediately Nurmagomedov saw off Iaquinta, talk of a fight with McGregor, the lightweight division’s former ruler, began to arise. The desire for a fight between the pair is currently at fever pitch following the UFC 223 media, which saw McGregor and his friends attack…

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Samsung Gear S4 release date is almost here, rumour claims | Tech | Life & Style

SAMSUNG • GETTY • EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS Samsung Gear S4 is purportedly currently in development and scheduled to launch in late 2018 Samsung Gear S4 could launch this year, according to a new report from SamMobile. The technology blog has a solid track record when it comes to forecasting forthcoming Samsung hardware. SamMobile claims the South Korean technology firm is developing a new smartwatch with the model number SM-R800. Whether this upgraded wearable is marketed as Gear S4 is not yet known. Samsung launched its Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3…

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