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Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has left the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London early, due to violent protests in his country. Protesters clashed with police after shops were looted and vehicles were set on fire in Mahikeng,...

today, 00:53 in Showbiz

French MPs ban meat-related words for vegetarian substitutes

Vegetarian meat substitutes in France will no longer be able to carry the name of their meat counterparts. This week French MPs voted for the measure proposed by MP and farmer Jean-Baptiste Moreau to ban terms including “bacon”, “steak”, “sausage” and...

today, 00:21 in Auto

Millie Bobby Brown becomes youngest person to make Time's 100 most influential list

Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown has become the youngest person ever to be named as one of the world's 100 most influential people by Time magazine. In a profile for the magazine, US actor Aaron Paul called the 14-year-old an “extraordinary”...

yesterday, 17:10 in Auto

Marion Marechal-Le Pen set to open school for future right-wing leaders

Marion Marechal-Le Pen, the niece of controversial French politician Marine Le Pen, plans to open a far-right management and political science school which she says will “train tomorrow’s leaders”. Marechal-Le Pen, 28, was one of far-right populist...

yesterday, 16:41 in Politics

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal: reaction, tweets and quotes

After nearly 22 years in the Arsenal manager’s chair Arsene Wenger today announced that he will leave the club at the end of the season.  Appointed in October 1996, Wenger “transformed the identity” of Arsenal, said majority shareholder Stan Kroenke,...

yesterday, 15:52 in Sport
Discover Fashioned from Nature at the V&A

Discover Fashioned from Nature at the V&A

From Christian Dior's floral dresses to Gucci's botanical prints, fashion has long looked to the natural world for inspiration. Yet in recent decades the relationship between the two has become an uneasy one, as a move towards disposable trends and...

yesterday, 15:16 in Auto

Royal Hideaway Corales Beach hotel review: the luxury side of Tenerife

Tenerife might not be the obvious choice for a luxury getaway, but Barceló Hotel Group’s chic new outpost makes this sun-baked island the perfect high-end short-haul escape. The newly opened Royal Hideaway Corales Beach is located on the southern tip...

yesterday, 14:13 in Auto

ECB plans ‘radical’ 100-ball cricket tournament - reaction

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has revealed plans for a new ‘100-ball’ tournament to start in the summer of 2020.  Proposed for both men’s and women’s cricket, the competitions will feature eight city-based teams who will each face 100...

yesterday, 13:49 in Sport

Land Rover to launch Defender pickup to rival Mercedes X-Class

Land Rover is reportedly working on a pickup version of its upcoming Defender off-roader in a bid to take on Mercedes’s new X-Class.  According to Autocar, the pickup is likely to take the form of a single-cab vehicle, since it would be “easier to...

yesterday, 13:10 in Auto

Premier League transfer news: Paul Pogba, Riyad Mahrez, Eden Hazard

Premier League transfer news and rumours  Paul Pogba: Manchester United to PSG/Juventus Paul Pogba’s relationship with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is at “breaking point”, the Daily Mail reports, and it looks likely that the midfielder is...

yesterday, 12:11 in Sport

Best lidos and outdoor pools in London

The clouds have parted over London, and city-dwellers looking to soak up the first rays of the summer sun poolside have a wide range of options to choose from this year. When it comes to alfresco swimming, here are some of the finest pools in the...

yesterday, 11:18 in Auto

Arsene Wenger out! Arsenal boss to leave at the end of the season

“Merci Arsene” that was the headline on the Arsenal website’s homepage as it was announced that the long-serving manager would call time on his Gunners career.   Arsene Wenger issued a statement today saying it was “the right time” to step down after...

yesterday, 10:40 in Sport

Best horror films on Netflix

Horror has long been one of film's most beloved genres, but rarely has it been critically fashionable. Recently, however, a new breed of directors has found success in taking classic horror tropes and subverting them, offering fresh interest to older...

yesterday, 10:24 in Auto
Anantara Bophut review: an island of calm on Koh Samui

Anantara Bophut review: an island of calm on Koh Samui

Moments from the historical alleyways of Fisherman’s Village, a short cab ride from the throbbing streets of Chaweng and right in the middle of a two-mile stretch of golden sand, Anantara Bophut is both at the heart of Koh Samui and an idyllic retreat...

yesterday, 10:24 in Auto

Spurs transfer news: Tottenham favourites to sign Bordeaux ace Malcom

Bordeaux forward Malcom is once more the subject of speculation with the Metro reporting that the Brazilian ace will leave France this summer, and is likely to head to the Premier League.  Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have all been linked with the...

yesterday, 09:32 in Sport

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