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When did the tradition of making and eating hot cross buns begin? Where did they come from?Why have they become so popular? What’s their history? Read on to learn more about thispopular Easter treat. And don’t forget to make a batch and share it with friends and family!You’ll be guaranteed a year of friendship. This sweet treat was first introduced in England,where it was widely consumed.OriginsDid you know that the origin of hot cross buns dates back to 1884? They were first advertisedin an advertisement in Hawaii for Good Friday in 1884. Despite their infamous history, hotcross buns remain a…

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Ready, set, bake! Well, you viewers at home don’t have to be up for the challenge, but a handful of celebrities are certainly ready to take a stab at baking for all to see. And just last week, British TV network Channel 4 shared the upcoming cast of a special edition of the Great British Bake Off — its celebrity edition. In a series of tweets, Channel 4 tweeted out a thread of all the stars who will be joining the series this season. And none other than Rey herself, Daisy Ridley, will be among the star-studded cast. In the tweet introducing…

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An image making its way around the internet and social media claims to show Oscar Mayer’s ‘Hallowieners.’ According to the label, the hot dogs are made with chicken, pork, beef, and black licorice. But, we’re happy to report, the product is fiction. It came from the Instagram account of a user named @boxofchowder, who specializes in creating fake products including a birthday cake-flavored mayonnaise, a Dorito-flavored coffee creamer, and a bologna seltzer.

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Canadian singer Justin Bieber has been criticised for mocking Islam after wearing a headscarf during his recent concert in Utah, United States. Snippets of the performance can be watched in a YouTube video where he sings songs such as Sorry and Lonely while wearing the headscarf. Middle East 24 reported that Bieber was called out for allegedly offending Islam and the Muslim community through his choice of attire of headscarf, white pants and a loose T-shirt. Back home, Malaysians also took to Twitter to troll the Peaches singer for not covering his ‘aurat’ while others joked and labelled him names…

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet have been BFFs since their Titanic days. Years later, they admitted they text each other frequently and still quote lines from the movie every now and then. Like most best friends, DiCaprio and Winslet look out for one another and aren’t afraid to call each other out if the time comes. This is why DiCaprio had no problem telling Winslet she was out of her mind for filming one of her most dangerous movies. Winslet once revealed that The Departed star Leonardo DiCaprio thought she was crazy for filming The Mountain Between Us with Idris…

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On Saturday night’s Strictly Come Dancing, the remaining celebrities took to the dancefloor in a bid to impress the judges. AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington managed to wow the audience with their energetic dance routine, and they even scored a massive 39 points from the judging panel. However, it wasn’t just the pair’s showstopping performance which caught the eye of BBC viewers. When it came to chatting to host Claudia Winkleman following their performance, the cameras showed Kai’s dad watching in the audience. During the interview, Claudia pointed out that Kai’s dad Tommy was in the crowd. “We were screaming…

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The Kiss rocker lost his cool as he told GMB of his frustration how 20-months into the pandemic there are still selfish individuals refusing to get vaccinated or wear masks despite rising Coronavirus cases. Mr Simmons told the show these people should “get over yourself” adding “we are not concerned whether you agree with it or not!” He slammed: “We are concerned about you making us sick! “So get your goddamn Covid shot and prevent other people from getting your stuff!” Mr Simmons then launched a ferocious takedown of citizens who complain that Covid measures breach their human rights. JUST IN Covid LIVE:…

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Two indoor character sightings are set to return to Walt Disney World November 19. One character sighting will reopen at both EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. At EPCOT, guests will be able to meet Mickey Mouse just inside the entrance to the Magic Eye Theater in World Celebration. The theater hosts the Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival. Minnie Mouse will be meeting guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The character sighting features Minnie modeling one of her red carpet gowns. Red Carpet Dreams is located along Commissary Lane. Although Mickey is mentioned and shown on the Disney website, only Minnie…

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Two Black, light-skinned former friends reconnect as adults during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s but find themselves worlds apart: Clare (Ruth Negga) chooses to “pass” as white, while Irene (Tessa Thompson) stays true to her roots. “They’re two sides of the same coin who have made opposite life choices,” says director Rebecca Hall. “They are both attracted and repelled by their differences.” Available Wednesday, November 10 After a string of dating duds, single L.A. journalist Natalie (Nina Dobrev) clicks with East Coaster Tag (Never Have I Ever’s Darren Barnet) via a dating app. But when she travels 3,000 miles…

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While some people learned how to bake bread or knit during the pandemic, Jennifer Tilly mastered the art of great lighting. Perched at the makeshift desk she created in her hallway, the actor, who just left her L.A. Times photo shoot, is in full Hollywood glam from the neck up — her chestnut curls tousled in an updo with a killer red lip, surrounded by a halo from carefully angled lamps and the natural sunshine from the front door of her Los Angeles home. “I learned a lot about lighting,” the fast-talking actor explains over Zoom. “I read that you…

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After last year’s gala had to shift into a virtual event, the 2021 Met Gala is back (with public), a bit later than usual, having initially been postponed due to the global pandemic. This year’s gala will be hosted by actor and recording artist Keke Palmer and comedian, writer and director Ilana Glazer. Despite this year’s gala will be held intimate, it will still be full of the most important stars and celebrities of the moment. With the official guest list yet to be confirmed, Vogue announced May 2021 Met Gala co-chairs to be Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilleish, Amanda Gorman…

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A section of scaffolding has been installed near the upper floors of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. The iconic Disney’s Hollywood Studios attraction remains open. From a distance, the scaffolding is barely noticeable. A closer look reveals the scaffolding at the tower’s center. The scaffolding rests atop the steel frame holding the Hollywood Tower sign. Crews were not working during our visit. We will continue to monitor the work being done at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. As always, keep following WDWNT for all of your Disney Parks news, and for the absolute latest, follow WDW News Today…

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Not only does Steve Gagliastro pop up in the new trailer for the George Clooney-directed movie “The Tender Bar,” starring Ben Affleck, the Worcester native has a speaking scene in it. In “The Tender Bar,” Gagliastro plays a regular barfly at a neighborhood dive where Affleck bartends. At the 30-second mark, the two actors have a four-line, back-and-forth exchange that made it in the trailer. “Hey, whose kid is that?” Gagliastro asks Affleck. “My sister’s,” Affleck answers. “Which sister?” Gagliastro questions. “The hot one or the crazy one?” “What?” a smirking Affleck snaps, as he pours a Scotch. “Do you want to…

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BEAVER — Two national recording artists from Beaver County will perform, and speakers will address unity and change, at the Arise USA! event on July 21 at the gazebo in Beaver. Karen Staley, who grew up in Hookstown, toured with Reba McEntire’s band, and wrote No. 1 songs for Faith Hill (“Take Me As I Am”), Michael Martin Murphy (“A Face in The Crowd”) and Tracy Byrd (ACM Song of The Year “Keeper of The Stars”), will sing. So, too, will Brynn Marie, the Center Township resident who charted with “Bandaid on a Bullet Hole,” and opened for Pat Benatar. Arise USA!’s event in Beaver…

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Felicity Lott soprano says: “If I’m choosing a song that I’ve sung often and that moves me, it would be Britten’s arrangement of Waly Waly – I’ve been performing it for years. The text is lovely and simple, and the accompaniment is really simple too. The harmony changes so remarkably in the last verse – ‘Love is handsome and love is fine, and love is a jewel while it is new. But when it is old…’ – and then changes again on ‘cold’ where there’s this fantastic bleak chord. It’s such fun to try and capture the same kind of…

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New York-born Piven, 56, told the Sunday Express: “I pride myself on being harsh medicine. If I get enough people to walk out, my work is done.” The award-winning actor turned comedian went on, “I am taking the show to London for a reason ‑ I know how much comedy means to the UK. There are no harsher critics than the Brits. “Sarcasm doesn’t work in the States, but thank God it does work in the UK! I’m lucky enough to have an understanding of both countries, the differences and the culture. “I grew up loving British comedy. My first…

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On a September morning in SoHo, the airy, light-filled Inamorata office was filled with women. Beside racks of bathing suits and “city sets” (matching crew necks and bike shorts bearing versions of the logo also found on the hand towels in the bathroom), they sat around communal tables, cooing over a baby. Sylvester is the 8-month-old son of the apparel company’s founder and chief executive, Emily Ratajkowski. He and her giant Husky mix, Colombo, were the only boys around. “As you see, you’re in my safe space,” Ratajkowski said, sitting on a pink velvet couch facing the room where her…

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