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first_imgEating habitsOne in four Brits admits they rarely eat dinner at the traditional time of 6-8pm because their hectic schedules don’t allow it, a new study from microwaveable snack company Feasters revealed. The national study of 3,000 men and women also found that ’elevenses’ was now a regular fixture in the diets of more than 50% of Brits and, for many, has become the new breakfast.Online place-finder A website that lists things to do, and places to go around the world, is encouraging bakeries that offer bread- or cake-making classes to list them on the site for free. Ooh.com also enables firms that list their activities to take direct bookings and payments on the site.Lob the Cob contest The Alliance for Bakery Students & Trainees has devised an inventive way of raising funds for their next conference a sponsored Lob the Cob competition. The challenge will be to throw a 400g fully baked cob from a bakers’ peel over the furthest distance. A male and female winner from each college will then go forward to the grand final, to be held at the annual conference. The heats are due to take place in November and December.Higgidy’s Boots deal Premium quiche company Higgidy has signed a deal with Boots that will see its mini-quiches sold as part of the retailer’s meal deal.Life’s a lottery A man who quit work after winning over £5m on the National Lottery has opened a cake shop, after growing tired of the jet-set lifestyle. Ron Ullah travelled the world and bought top-of-the-range cars after scooping the jackpot in 2002, but has now opened a cake shop called Carousel in Ipswich.last_img read more

O’Donnell to earn 100th cap for Munster tomorrow

first_imgO’Donnell will be joined by Captain Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander in the back row.There’s also good news for Munster’s Donnacha Ryan, as he’s been named to start in tomorrow’s game in Cork – his first competitive match since returning from injury. There’s one change to the backline as Rory Scannell partners Andrew Smith in the centre. Antony Foleys side are second in the table and will go top with a victory if Warriors lose to Connacht.last_img

Tipp minors hoping to repeat Cork victory

first_imgRobbie Quirke, Ray McCormack and Cathal Bourke all come into the Tipperary side for tonight’s Munster minor hurling semi final.They face a Cork side that’s unchanged from their quarter final victory over Waterford.Tipp manager Liam Cahill says they’re well prepared. Photo © Tipp FM Throw in this evening is at 7.30 in Semple Stadium and Tipp FM’s live coverage comes in association with Tipperary Kitchens, Killinan, Thurles.Despite racking up 22-wides, Clare saw off Limerick in last nights first semi-finalTwo late Gary Cooney points saw the young Banner side beat Anthony Daly’s charges 0-19 to 0-17 in Ennis.last_img read more

Mookie Betts: “Pretty cool” to be feted for feeding homeless

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Boston Red Sox slugger was surprised to find himself in the spotlight this week for a late-night good deed. A few hours after the Red Sox won Game 2 on Wednesday night , Betts and his cousin were spotted providing hot meals to the homeless outside the Boston Public Library, braving temperatures in the 30s to feed dozens of people.Former Red Sox infielder Lou Merloni, now a radio host on WEEI, was tipped off about Betts’ distribution of several trays of hot food. Merloni publicized the good deed on social media , leading to widespread acclaim for the probable AL MVP.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“It’s pretty cool,” Betts said in the Dodger Stadium visitors’ dugout before Game 3 on Friday. “I’ve been blessed with everything I have, and I might as well share it.”Betts, who batted .346 with 32 homers and 80 RBIs during the regular season, never intended for anyone to find out about his good work in the community. He and his cousin went out in hoodies with no fanfare, providing steak tips and chicken to anyone trying to make it through Massachusetts’ brutal cold. MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “No question about it, yes, he’s a role model,” Aaron said of Betts. “When you think about who he is, where he is, he certainly is a role model.”Whether it’s good food or good fortune, Betts said he has one rule.“Don’t waste it,” Betts said. “That’s what my dad told me: don’t waste it.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Betts simply feels an obligation to do what he can, whenever he can, for the less fortunate.“It’s not the first time I’ve done it,” Betts said. “It wasn’t supposed to get (the attention) it got.”Betts is taking care of his work on the field as well after a slow start to the postseason at the plate. The 26-year-old outfielder went 4 for 8 in the first two games of his first World Series, boosting his postseason average to .255.Betts also fed untold thousands in a decidedly different way Tuesday: By stealing a base in the World Series opener , Betts triggered Taco Bell’s famed “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” promotion, providing everybody in the country with one free taco available Nov. 1.Betts’ charitable nature even caught the attention of Hank Aaron. The Hall of Famer was in Los Angeles to present the Hank Aaron Award, given annually to the player selected as the best hitter in each league — to Boston’s J.D. Martinez and Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Azkals hire former England manager Eriksson LATEST STORIES Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts watches during batting practice before Game 3 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES — Mookie Betts figures he should always use his baseball success to give back to the world.Even in the middle of the World Series.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownlast_img read more