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Beijing 'Cancels New Year Celebrations' In Bid To Contain Coronavirus

Beijing 'Cancels New Year Celebrations' In Bid To Contain Coronavirus

14 hours ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Authorities in Beijing have reportedly cancelled all large-scale Chinese New Year celebrations in a bid to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Action in the Chinese...
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Mother accused of 'neglect and cultural appropriation' for letting daughter, 3, have dreadlocks

Mother accused of 'neglect and cultural appropriation' for letting daughter, 3, have dreadlocks

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Mother-of-three, Kristin Miller, 34, from Maui, Hawaii, said her daughter Loretta, 3, hated having her hair brushed, and so she decided to stop forcing her and let dreadlocks form.
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'Reimagined' Princes Street Gardens would host 15 major events a year under new business plan

'Reimagined' Princes Street Gardens would host 15 major events a year under new business plan

1 day ago   |   The Scotsman

All ticket events would be allowed to be staged in Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens on up to 15 days every year under plans for a £25 million revamp to turn it into a...
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It's time to ditch phones and rewild our dinner parties

It's time to ditch phones and rewild our dinner parties

1 day ago   |   The Spectator

One of the things I love about The Crown - and it's my favourite TV drama since The West Wing - is the complete absence of mobile phones. Perhaps that is why I feel...
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Philip Long

Philip Long

1 day ago   |   The Scotsman

What do you value about Scotland's art and ­culture? This is a complex question I've considered a lot recently, as V&A Dundee ­completed the independent review of its ­economic...
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Chinese New Year 2020: celebrations and events in Scotland and the rest of the UK

Chinese New Year 2020: celebrations and events in Scotland and the rest of the UK

2 days ago   |   The Scotsman

Beginning on the first of the Lunar Calendar is Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, which lasts until the 15th of the first month. This year, Chinese New Year...
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The best mindfulness apps in 2020

The best mindfulness apps in 2020

3 days ago   |   Future Licensing

The best mindfulness apps can help with all manner of mental and physical health problems, and improve overall life quality. In our culture of information overload, many people...
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7 ways to mark Brexit if Big Ben won't bong

7 ways to mark Brexit if Big Ben won't bong

3 days ago   |   The Spectator

Big Ben is a bell, and as such, an appropriate symbol for our nation's political class: Loud, outdated, lofty and, as it turns out, inanimate. It has, though, also become...
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6 Unanswered Questions We Have About The Peppa Pig Universe

6 Unanswered Questions We Have About The Peppa Pig Universe

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Peppa Pig just seeps into family life. You can be insistent you're not going to watch it, but via some kind of cultural osmosis, it happens, and suddenly your toddler wants...
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Honours His Father And Fellow Wrestler, Rocky, Following His Death

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Honours His Father And Fellow Wrestler, Rocky, Following His Death

5 days ago   |   Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has paid tribute to his late father, fellow wrestler Rocky Johnson , following the news of his death. Earlier this week, World Wrestling Entertainment...
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Victoria Derbyshire Addresses BBC's Decision To Axe Her Show: 'I'm...

Victoria Derbyshire Addresses BBC's Decision To Axe Her Show: 'I'm Absolutely Devastated'

Victoria Derbyshire has spoken out for the first time since it was confirmed that her BBC current affairs show was being axed. On Wednesday, reports claimed that Victoria's... Read more ...

Apprentice star Ryan-Mark Parsons says fur of dead koalas should be sold as...

Apprentice star Ryan-Mark Parsons says fur of dead koalas should be sold as 'luxury goods'

Apprentice star Ryan-Mark Parsons,19, from London, appeared on GMB where he claimed that fur from the koalas that died in Australian bushfires should be harvested and sold on... Read more ...

Keir Starmer Cancels Labour Leadership Campaigning As Mother-In-Law...

Keir Starmer Cancels Labour Leadership Campaigning As Mother-In-Law Critically Ill

Keir Starmer has cancelled planned campaigning for the Labour leadership today and tomorrow as his mother-in-law is critically ill. The shadow Brexit secretary has asked for... Read more ...

Dolly Parton sparks 'LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Tinder' photo challenge

Dolly Parton sparks 'LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Tinder' photo challenge

Dolly Parton, 74, from Tennessee, has sparked a new photo trend among celebrities after poking fun at a how people project different versions of themselves on various social... Read more ...

Terry Jones Remembered By Monty Python Co-Stars John Cleese And Michael Palin

Terry Jones Remembered By Monty Python Co-Stars John Cleese And Michael Palin

John Cleese has led the tributes to his former Monty Python co-star Terry Jones , following the news of his death. On Wednesday, it was confirmed that Terry had died at the age... Read more ...

The Science Behind Why Stress Turns Your Hair Grey

The Science Behind Why Stress Turns Your Hair Grey

In the middle of a bout of stress, you look in the mirror, only to find a strand of white lightning running through your hair. Is it a coincidence, or does stress actually make... Read more ...

MPs Reject Protections For Lone Child Refugees In Brexit Bill

MPs Reject Protections For Lone Child Refugees In Brexit Bill

Make sense of politics. Sign up to the Waugh Zone and get the political day in a nutshell. MPs have voted to leave protections for lone child refugees out of Boris Johnson's... Read more ...

Exclusive: Lisa Nandy Through To Final Round Of Labour Leadership Contest

Exclusive: Lisa Nandy Through To Final Round Of Labour Leadership Contest

Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy has secured her place on the final ballot, having won the endorsement of two unions and one affiliate group. The MP for Wigan joined... Read more ...

PM Accused Of 'Punishing' Greggs Workers As Universal Credit Rules Swallow...

PM Accused Of 'Punishing' Greggs Workers As Universal Credit Rules Swallow 75% Of Sausage Roll Bonus

Boris Johnson was accused of backing “punishing” Universal Credit rules that left Universal Credit claimants working at Greggs only able to keep £75 of a £300 bonus. Around... Read more ...

Meghan Markle friend Claire Waight Keller divides opinion with an haute...

Meghan Markle friend Claire Waight Keller divides opinion with an haute couture wedding dress

British designer Clare Waight Keller, creative director at Givenchy, divided opinion when she sent Kaia Gerber down the runway as an haute couture bride in Paris yesterday. Read more ...