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Spain on stage at New York Fashion Week
Health & Beauty Tue, Sep 9, 2014

Spain on stage at New York Fashion Week

SPANISH designers took over the catwalk this weekend at the New York Fashion Week and showed that the country's creations can hold their own among some of the world's top household names. Custo Dalmau, whose...

Lidl's own-brand face cream sold out after consumer group claims it is the most effective
Health & Beauty Thu, Jun 5, 2014

Lidl's own-brand face cream sold out after consumer...

AN ANTI-AGEING face cream declared by a leading consumer group to be the most effective on the market has sold out within days of the report hitting the news. According to the OCU, tests on 14 anti-wrinkle moisturisers...

Carrefour told to withdraw 'enhancing' bikinis for nine-year-olds from sale
Health & Beauty Sun, Jun 1, 2014

Carrefour told to withdraw 'enhancing' bikinis for...

A CONSUMER giant has ordered French hypermarket chain Carrefour to withdraw from sale a bikini with foam 'enhancers' aimed at children as young as nine years old. The bikini top has sponge inserts to make the...

Skin cancer 'causes two to three deaths a day in Spain', but is 98% curable if caught early
Health & Beauty Mon, May 26, 2014

Skin cancer 'causes two to three deaths a day in...

BETWEEN two and three people die every day in Spain from late-diagnosed skin cancer, medics warn – and around 4,000 patients are diagnosed with malignant melanoma every year. The outcome is very positive indeed for...

More than one in five children in Spain are 'abdominally obese'
Health & Beauty Wed, Jan 29, 2014

More than one in five children in Spain are...

A TOTAL of 21.3 per cent of Spanish children aged six to 11 and 14.3 per cent of teenagers from 12 to 17 years old suffer from 'abdominal obesity', an expression coined by the Hospital del Mar Institute of...

Glasses and contact lenses go up in price due to IVA bracket change ordered by EU
Health & Beauty Sat, Jan 11, 2014

Glasses and contact lenses go up in price due to IVA...

CONTACT lenses and spectacles will be more expensive this year thanks to an EU-based order to streamline IVA (VAT) paid. Eyeware is now considered to be a healthcare product and as such, should attract top-rate IVA,...

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