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How to get The 1975 tickets for the 2023 At Their Very Best tour in January

With a fifth studio album due to be released this October, The 1975 have announced a 13 show UK leg of their next tour in January, with general sale tickets going live this morning (September 9).

Being Funny In A Foreign Language will be available to purchase on Friday October 14 including the already released singles Part of the Band and Happiness earlier this year.

The announcement of the UK show dates follow the band’s headline set at Reading and Leeds festival and coincides with the third

Mahala Botanical on making its way in the no low alcohol spirits category

Mahala Botanical first hit the UK market in March as the latest addition to the burgeoning no & low alcohol spirits category. It has since gone on to win the trophy for Best No/Low Alcohol Spirits at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. So what makes this new South African brand stand out and demand to be taken seriously? Natalie Wilson talks to the master distiller behind the triple-distilled botanical blend, Danielle Schoeman, and co-founder and brand director Paul Scanlon, ab

Under the influence of on-screen drinking

The power of pop culture to influence what we watch on TV has elevated shows such as Normal People, Euphoria, Bridgerton, and Peaky Blinders. But have we ever thought about how these shows promote unhealthy relationships with alcohol to their young audiences?

Sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime make infinite streaming a possibility. This means more possibilities for viewing experiences without alcohol marketing in advertisements, but on-demand platforms lack the 9pm watershed, designed to prote

Lo & No Labels: Noughty, Thomson & Scott

The global non-alcoholic drinks market is anticipated to grow tenfold by 2025 as sales continue to boom. With big drinkers turning away the rosé this summer, alcohol-free alternatives that do not compromise on style are in high demand.

Leading the global shift to alcohol-free drinking is Amanda Thomson, CEO of Thomson & Scott. Thomson, praised in 2019 as one of Business Insider’s Coolest People in Food & Drink, is a former BBC arts broadcaster with a diploma in wine from Le Cordon Bleu School.

Vida Wines on opening up Central & Eastern European wines to the UK

Start-up wine importer business, Vida Wines & Spirits, has a very clear mission. To showcase lesser-known wines, producers and winemakers from countries across Central and Eastern Europe. With interest in the new, unusual and different at an all time high it arguably could not have chosen a better year to launch. Here breakthrough wine writer Natalie Wilson talks to Olivier Freymuth, Vida’s wine buyer and head of UK sales, about how it has built up a portfolio of wines it believes can start to f

Aldi has dropped a Tom Ford perfume dupe that’s £172 cheaper

If you’re in the market for a great dupe, Aldi is renowned for its beauty alternatives – taking inspiration from the likes of Carolina Herrera and Jo Malone.

The latest launch that’s got everyone talking is Aldi’s hotel collection tobacco and vanilla eu de parfum. Fans of Tom Ford’s fragrance of the same name (£178, can rejoice, as the Aldi perfume reportedly has very similar woody notes to one of the fashion giant’s most popular fragrances. Best of all, the supermarket’s 50ml bl

Get Hailey and Kendall’s slicked back look for less

The slicked back bun has become a staple of every hot girl walk and celebrity supermarket trip. It’s a signature trend worn by the likes of Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber, and Kendall Jenner, and it seems as though it’s here to stay.

But now the key to this flawless hairstyle free from flyaways has been revealed. TikToker, Arielle Lorre said, “When I went to the Emmy’s this year, I had Kendall and Hailey’s hairstylist Iriniel de León do my hair. She taught me about Tancho, which is what they use to

Kate Middleton styles business chic while supporting Ukraine

In support of the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, helping those affected by the ongoing conflict, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) on Thursday 21 April. The royal couple met with aid workers returning from Ukraine to learn more about the appeal that has raised almost $400m (£311.3m).

No stranger to a trend, or a high street brand, Kate layered a simple a neutral blazer (£285, with classic black cigarette trousers (£75,, a w

Aldi’s new desk lamp lights up the office and your phone

A sunny bank holiday weekend has left us all counting down the days to summer – but there is no ignoring the approaching exam season and imminent deadlines.

While budget-friendly supermarket Aldi has been gearing up for the holidays with bargain garden furniture, log burners, and their sell-out hot tub all back in stock, they still haven’t forgotten about those of us still working at our desks – be it from your bed, or the office.

To help simplify your lighting and charging needs, the retailer

Australia bans fine wine exports to Russia | VINEX - Bulk Wine Market

The Australian government has announced a ban on the export of luxury goods to Russia including fine wine and spirits. The ban will prohibit supplying, selling, or transferring wines, sparkling wines and spirits.

This sanction includes both direct and indirect exports through third party countries to target Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wealthy Russian enablers and not the ordinary Russian consumer.

While Russia accounts for only a small percent of Australia's wine exports (0.1%), A