Art

Naomi Campbell is putting African fashion center stage

Naomi Campbell is putting African fashion center stage

Decades after making her name on the most watched runways of Paris and Milan, supermodel Naomi Campbell has decamped for new ground: Lagos, Nigeria. In April, the British supermodel was the most talked about face at the city's Arise Fashion Week, one of Africa's most respected fashion showcases. For her second season at Arise, Campbell modeled for several brands, including Tiffany Amber and Kenneth Ize, bringing her signature walk and a touch ... Full story

Education

Most parents reject nearest school

Most parents reject nearest school

Most families do not choose to send their children to their nearest school, shows the biggest ever study of state secondary school choices in England. More than 60% opt for a school that is further away - usually because it is higher achieving. "Contrary to a widely-held belief, only a minority of parents choose their local school as their first option," say researchers. It also debunks the idea that richer families are more engaged with ... Full story

Economics

Prada to stop using fur from next year

Prada to stop using fur from next year

Fashion house Prada has announced it is to stop using fur from next year. Joh Vinding, chairman of the Fur Free Alliance (FFA), said: "The Prada group with its brands now joins a growing list of fur-free brands that are responding to consumers' changing attitudes towards animals.". The FFA is a coalition of more than 50 animal protection organisations. Animal fur will not be used in its designs or new products, but items already made will ... Full story

Entertainment

The best TV shows to watch after Game of Thrones

The best TV shows to watch after Game of Thrones

Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan star in Outlander. The moment Game of Thrones fans were dreading is finally here - after eight years of magic and mayhem, HBO’s hit fantasy came to an end this week. The finale has divided viewers and critics, but there is no denying the show has become a global television phenomenon. There is some consolation for fans in that George R. R. Martin hasn’t yet finished his novels yet. There are also three spin-off ... Full story

Health

Two female loos for every male, experts recommend  News

Two female loos for every male, experts recommend News

Public health experts are calling for fair provision of public toilets for women, saying the aim should be to have two female loos to every male one. With more urinals than cubicles, men - unlike women - rarely queue, a Royal Society for Public Health report says. It blames the closure of hundreds of council-run toilets for deterring some people from leaving the house. The government said it was down to councils to manage their resources and ... Full story

Law

Seven Kings mosque: Man held after gun fired  News

Seven Kings mosque: Man held after gun fired News

Image caption Scotland Yard said investigations suggested that a "blank-firing handgun" had been discharged. A man has been arrested after a gun was fired outside a mosque in east London during Ramadan prayers. Police were called to reports of a man with a firearm entering the Seven Kings Masjid in Ilford at 22:45 BST on 9 May. A 28-year-old man was arrested earlier on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence, ... Full story

Living

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Politics

Pagans, History Buffs Rage as Sweden Considers Banning "Nazi" Runes

Pagans, History Buffs Rage as Sweden Considers Banning "Nazi" Runes

12:13 22.05.2019 Get short URL. 10 2. The government's reported plans to ban the traditional runic alphabet alongside heathen imagery, due to their alleged popularity in Neo-Nazi circles, have sparked the ire of politicians and ordinary Swedes alike. The government is currently investigating the possibility of banning the use of old Norse runes, the Swedish news outlet Samhällsnytt reported. The background to the investigation, lobbied by ... Full story

Sport

Sophie Turner Slams ‘Disrespectful’ Petition to Remake ‘Thrones’

Sophie Turner Slams ‘Disrespectful’ Petition to Remake ‘Thrones’

[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers for “ Game of Thrones ” Season 8.]. The final season of “Game of Thrones” proved to be the most polarizing run of episodes the show has ever seen. Each week a different plot twist or story development provoked outrage from “Thrones” fans, whether it was Arya losing her virginity to Gendry, Missandei being executed by Cersei, or Daenerys burning King’s Landing to the ground. The backlash ... Full story

Technology

SS President Hoover - Wikipedia

SS President Hoover - Wikipedia

Dollar Steamship Lines [1] Operator: Dollar Steamship Lines Port of registry: San Francisco [1] Route: Ordered: 26 October 1929 [4] Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding [1] Yard number: 339 [5] Laid down: 25 March 1930 [6] Launched: 9 December 1930 [4] [7] Completed: 11 July 1931 (delivered) [6] Out of service: 12 December 1937 [8] Homeport: San Francisco Identification: Fate:. - ran aground, written off. - and scrapped in situ [3] [7] [8]. ... Full story