Ex-soldier ‘begging’ for help from UK

Ex-soldier ‘begging’ for help from UK

“I didn’t see sunlight for three months and I wasn’t allowed to see or speak to my fiancée for four months.” He added: “I’m at the point where I am literally begging the British government to do something.” His fiancée Mira...
Why anti-ageing is out in the beauty industry

Why anti-ageing is out in the beauty industry

The term anti-ageing may now be taboo, but the new era of beauty advertising still profits on womens insecurities It is no longer fashionable to be anti-ageing: it has been rebadged as pro-skin, accompanied by ads with pictures of a 41-year-old, a 46-year-old and a...
Man and boy, 8, injured in shooting

Man and boy, 8, injured in shooting

Det Sgt Chris Jones said: “We’re still trying to establish the motive for the shooting, but at this time we don’t believe that the man or his stepson were the intended targets. “Thankfully, they have escaped really serious injury, but the...
Hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned group

Hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned group

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia –  Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians gathered on Saturday to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front amid sweeping reforms to bring opposition groups back to politics. The OLF and two other organizations were removed...
Lovejoy’s ‘Tinker’ dies aged 85

Lovejoy’s ‘Tinker’ dies aged 85

He was later expelled, but went on to join legendary stage director Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop group. ‘Diverse career’ After appearing in numerous plays during the 1950s and 1960s, Sutton’s breakout screen role was the part of a gay...
Ex-aide says Johnson is ‘digging grave’

Ex-aide says Johnson is ‘digging grave’

Brexit: All you need to know At-a-glance: The UK’s four Brexit options “Somebody needs to take the spade out of his hand. It looks to me like he’s digging his political grave. “It’s one to deploy humour and charm and intellect and all...
A rare interview with Comme des Garons designer Rei Kawakubo

A rare interview with Comme des Garons designer Rei Kawakubo

High-concept, high-fashion and radical, designer Kawakubo is considered the queen of fashion. Jess Cartner-Morley meets the designer at her headquarters in Paris I am not here to ask Rei Kawakubo about clothes, because she no longer makes them, though this hasnt...