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Christmas jackpots and pachinko parlours: Communal gambling traditions from around the world

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Here in the UK, gambling principally revolves around lotteries and sports betting, and while it’s certainly a popular pastime across the country, the way we bet has become increasingly isolated. Although casinos and major horseracing events such as the Grand National and Royal Ascot successfully bring people together, betting in the UK is usually a solitary pursuit, thanks to the...

Get Your Free Sharpie @Sharpie

Flavour has teamed up with Sharpie, the nation’s favourite marker, to give 1,000 lucky readers the chance to get their hands on one of Sharpie’s bold and bright fine point markers!Sharpie can write on just about any surface, so from practical tasks through to expressing your individual- ity, a Sharpie is the perfect partner. The options are endless when...

5 Ways to Get Ahead For Your GCSEs

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Your GCSEs are a crucial step to reaching the career that you want. It’s hard work but if you have the right preparation and right plan in place, you’ll get the grades you deserve! We’ve put together 5 ways that you can stay ahead of the game when it comes to your GCSEs, so that by the time exams come...

Riots 2011: London In Meltdown

Here at Flavour we wholeheartedly condemn the riots that happened over this weekend and that are continuing as I write. Families have been displaced, local businesses have been affected, there has been hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage and many people have been injured. This is not on!I’m not going to comment on what happened to Mark...

Unmissable Experiences on the Island of Tenerife

Sitting just a few hundred miles from the west coast of Africa, the Canary Islands are a little drop of tropical paradise riding high in the Atlantic Ocean. An island chain of breathtaking beauty and natural variety, it is the largest, Tenerife, that finds itself the Canary’s chief holiday destination.Standing proud above the Atlantic, the ocean provides a 5-star...

Bulked up or toned down? Working out the perfect male body throughout history

Asked to picture the perfect male body, you would probably think of someone lean with a six pack and toned abs. Say, Brad Pitt in Fight Club? But if you were asked to picture the perfect male body in 1490, you might have thought of something very different. Luckily, Leonardo da Vinci put the 15th Century perfect body down on...

Statement by Wyclef Jean on Haiti earthquake

The following is a statement by Wyclef Jean on yesterday's magnitude 7.0 earthquake outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti:"Haiti today faced a natural disaster of unprecedented proportion, an earthquake unlike anything the country has ever experienced.The magnitude 7.0 earthquake - and several very strong aftershocks - struck only 10 miles from Port-au-Prince.I cannot stress enough what a human disaster this is, and...

Win Ghostbusters on Blu-ray

To celebrate the release of GHOSTBUSTERS, available on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital now, we are offering you the chance to win one of 5 Blu-ray copies of the film! The GHOSTBUSTERS franchise makes its long-awaited return with Director Paul Feig’s unique and hilarious take on the classic supernatural comedy, led by the freshest minds in comedy today, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen...

SIGG reusable water bottles: the new craze

Every day over 30 million plastic bottles are dumped into landfill sites in Europe alone.With most magazines headlining ‘I lost 2 stones by drinking water’ and every doctor encouraging us to drink 2 litres of water a day- no wonder why we can’t stop buying plastic water bottles everyday.So, if you’re tired of buying water everyday from your local...

Chris Rock talks Good Hair

South Carolina-born African American comedian Chris Rock grew up in Brooklyn, his first break arriving after Eddie Murphy cast him in his Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). He went on to work on Saturday Night Live, from 1990-93, and summoned a fine turn as a crack addict in New Jack City (1991). It was his scathing HBO comedy special...

Win a pair of tickets to StreetFest with live performances by Ms Dynamite, Goldie and many more

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StreetFest, the UK’s number 1 Live Art & Urban Culture festival which takes place at its new venue ‘Formans Fish Island’ in Hackney Wick, on Sunday the 4th May (Bank Holiday).This year, MS. DYNAMITE and GOLDIE headline, with support from the likes of; TRUE TIGER who have collaborated with the likes of Snoop Dogg,Professor Green, Maverick Sabre, and Ed Sheeran, DJ WOODY from Capital FM, also presenter of the ‘Hip-Hop is 40’ AV Show,’ AMPLIFY...

The Glamour of Las Vegas – How You Can Experience it on a Budget?

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Anyone looking for a uniquely glamorous adventure on their next trip should be heading the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip. However, you might be a bit concerned that your holiday budget doesn’t quite cover the flights, five-star hotels and casino visits involved. It’s the same story for many of us sadly but a glitch in the wallet department...

Official Mixtape Awards Cancelled

Hundreds of people are fuming, after claims that the Official Mixtape Awards would attract a bad crowd, led to the Metropolitan Police and Hertfordshire Thames Valley Police making the call for it to be cancelled.Police made the decision to cancel the OMAs today, just hours before the awards show was due to take place in Watford, Hertfordshire. This event...

Paulette McKoy’s emotional art gallery

This Friday evening, Red Gate Gallery is holding a private gallery of Paulette McKoy's emotional work entitled 'The Power of Synergy'.In her first solo exhibition, Paulette McKoy captivates the changing moods and feelings that we as humans experience in relationships, through her subconscious creating a series of abstract paintings, expressed by vibrant yet soothing subtle lines and brush strokes,...

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother's are easy to shop for right,  flowers, chocolates, they are happy just to be thought of or are they?  behind our mothers loving smile are they hoping for a little something different this mothers day?  How about this scrumptious marshmallow tree from find me a gift .This stunning candy tree is made from a mass of fluffy pink...

Intro to Studio Lighting workshop

No technical jargon, hours of theory and booklets reading. Instead we offer practical advice that will make you a better photographer. Taught by a published photographer, small groups, understandable language fun and friendly atmosphere, excellent facilities. This is the best way to become familiar with the equipment and to meet other photographers. *3 hour session * Presentation of the photographers work...

Win ‘The Martian’ Official goodies – Out now in cinemas

To celebrate the release of The Martian starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glove we have 5 sets of The Martian goodies to giveaway. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej3ioOneTy8The official synopsis reads,During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his...

Win a DVD prize bundle with FALLEN

To celebrate the release of Fallen on DVD and VOD platforms from May 1st we are giving away three DVD bundles to our readers. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series, romantic adventure FALLEN tells the story ofWhen Luce (Addison Timlin; That Awkward Moment, TV’s Californication) is sent to Sword & Cross reform school, accused of a crime she didn’t commit, she...

Could you have love without sex?

In the latest member survey by online dating service ELITESINGLES, 588 participants have given the thumbs down to a sexless relationship. When asked about the role of sex in building a long-term relationship, those polled agreed unanimously; 80% believe a serious, long-term relationship cannot be maintained without sex.The results of the study reveal the centrality of sex to a...

Review: BCM Planet Dance, Mallorca

...Known for giving you best in dance music, DJ’s and artistes, Magaluf is where it’s at! The likes of Steve Aoki, Radio 1’s Judge Jules, Calvin Harris and Wretch 32 all graced BCM with sets to die for. BCM Planet Dance boasts a state of the art, 65,000w Funkition One sound system, combined with thousands of magnificent lasers, flashing light...

Win a MICHAEL BUBLÉ – TOUR STOP 148 Movie Merchandise Pack

To celebrate the release of the new documentary, MICHAEL BUBLÉ – TOUR STOP 148, in UK cinemas fromSunday 25th September, we are offering you the chance to win a movie prize pack!This exciting pack consists of:Michael Bublé Tour Stop 148 PosterMichael Bublé Tour Stop 148 Poster Michael Bublé Tour Stop 148 SIGNED PosterMichael Bublé Lips Tote Michael Bublé ‘It’s all about love’ Water...

BET Awards 2012 – Who Was Wearing What

Willow and Jaden Smith looked very cute and funky together on the red carpet dressed in tops by MSFTS clothing with Willow wearing a long t-shirt with holey leggings and Chanel Dr.Marten style bootsJaden wore zebra print harem style trousers and the print on his hoodie to match with black and white trainers.Power couple’s Jay Z and Beyoncé, and...

How to make being on a mobile at work part of a productive team effort

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The productivity of your staff has a large impact on whether or not your organisation is successful. A productive team works collaboratively, improving morale and motivation, and ultimately, the level of success for your business. But in today’s digital landscape, smartphones demand a lot of attention. More often than not, smartphones are placed directly in front of staff on their...

Who is your sports personality of the year?

The pressure was on for the 2012 Olympics to deliver, and well, it did! We saw home-grown and international athletes taking to the stage to perform in what was arguably one of the most successful sporting events to date. It was a proud moment for Bradley Wiggins on Sunday as he took the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year...

Is Fitbit the biggest fitness item of 2015?

Now that the dust is settling from the storm surrounding the release of the Apple Watch in April this year, fitness junkies with a tech affinity are getting excited for an even newer gadget. It’s well known that the Apple Watch functions well as a fitness aid by helping you track your movement throughout the day. It does this by...

5 signs of hopeless relationships

Online dating has become ingrained in our everyday lives. Numerous matchmaking sites including free online dating one make it easier and faster search for a compatible person. Nevertheless, this way of finding one’s love is often criticised. Many people believe that relationships that began in the cyberspace can’t last long and are doomed ignoring that real-life relationships maybe tough enough...

Crazy Shoe Game

Chic brand Gio-Goi has teamed up with car manufacturer Citroen to bring us some funky limited edition trainers. The shoe is based on Citroen’s DS3 racing, which is also the name of the distinctive high tops.The shoe is inspired by the cars high quality materials and the sporty orange grille. The shoes are an eye catching black and orange...

GTA 5 Gameplay Walkthrough: Here’s how to get gold in Mission 6-14 of Grand Theft Auto 5

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GTA 5 Gameplay Walkthrough: Mission 6 : Here's how to get gold in Mission 6 of Grand Theft Auto 5, Marriage Counselling.GTA 5 Gameplay Walkthrough: Mission 7 : Here's how to get gold in Mission 7 of Grand Theft Auto 5, Friend Request GTA 5 Gameplay Walkthrough: Mission 8 : Here's how to get...

Welsh Pro Wrestler Rob Terry becomes Body Building Champion in Vegas

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36-year-old Rob Terry, from Swansea, has scooped bodybuilding’s ‘Mr. Natural Olympia’ Trophy after a weekend of competition on the Las Vegas strip. Standing 6ft 4 inches, Rob towered over competitors from all over the globe to win the judge's verdict. The Olympia trophy marks a culmination of massive bodybuilding wins for the man who was once eyed up by WWE’s...

Flavour’s editor Annika Allen presents on Reach 87.7FM

Catch Flavour Magazine’s editor Annika Allen on Reach 87.7FM this weekend presenting The Flavour Show.The show will go out each and every Saturday for the next 3 weeks starting this Saturday 8th May 2010 beginning at 11.30am.On the first show hear chart topping sounds from the likes of Tinie Tempah and Young Money along with a discussion on the...