• 'Fur is back in fashion but who's to blame?'

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    It was all mink everything at Astrid Andersen's stellar debut bespoke show for MADE Fashion Week. The London designer's fall/winter 2015 collection featured all sorts of fur...

  • Junk food giant's attacks on staff damage its image

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    McDonald’s, that once-great American symbol of ingenuity and ruthless efficiency, is having some major difficulties, as its plummeting profits and recent C-suite shake up can attest. But while...

  • 'Use Parliament for social housing' say UK campaigners

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    Britain’s Houses of Parliament should be converted into affordable flats to save taxpayer money and provide much needed accommodation, claims social housing campaign group Generation Rent.With...

  • Exploited child labourers face injury and death in Philippines

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    Child labour abuse is worsening in the Philippines. In 2011, the Philippine National Statistics Office reported that there were 5.5 million working children in the country, 2.9 million of whom were...

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EU countries 'dealing in dodgy food' must be stopped

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Horsemeat scandals sent shockwaves across the European food industry in 2013, setting off investigations, launching communications into a frenzy and even driving some major players to bankruptcy. ...

Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Farage?

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As affable as he may seem, as much as you might think you could have a pint down the pub with him, UKIP leader Nigel Farage has a dangerous and confused message for Britain.This week he called fo ...

Derelict house is setting for pop up art show

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Daring art students from two UK universities in the leafy Home Counties mounted a one-day pop up exhibition of their work at an unusual inner city location today.Installations, a film, sculpted p ...
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New app 'takes back' texts you might regret sendingHave you ever wished you hadn't sent that late night text to an ex? Or maybe you've accidentlly sent a naugh ...
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'We need pop stars who rock the establishment' From Rihanna’s liberated nipples to Iggy Azalea’s fake accent to Eminem’s freestyle about punchin ...
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Hypocrisy of left liberals over Paris murders by 'Muslims'There seems to be two themes that I have heard from progressive friends who have defended the cartoons of the M ...
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Our Facebook group becomes largest of its kind We have reached 3,000 members, cementing our position as Facebook's largest independent English language citize ...
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UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists' Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protes ...
Culture
Feasts and massacres: bitter sweet origins of Thanksgiving USA For the majority of Americans Thanksgiving is a time when families come together to give thanks for many things, in ...
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Afua's Diary brings African cinema to the mainstream Set in the UK and Ghana, this romantic drama-comedy follows the life of a pretty young Ghanaian woman who goes ...
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UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the hi ...

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Italy's right-wing could be defeated by shattered unity

While Britain embraces its first coalition government in more than 60 years, a European country where such politics is the norm struggles to find political stability, as Ylenia Lemos reports.“We will...