Europe Life & Style
Salah eyes Manchester United goal to complete top-six haul
Meghan Markle to 'hit ground running' to empower UK women
Idris Elba - no wedding date yet
Bailey out, balloons on top: London Fashion Week wraps up
Sochi surprises at the Winter International Arts Festival
107,000 Saudi women apply for 140 jobs at passport office
Nick Gordon Allegedly Gets Violent With Girlfriend Laura Leal Before Arrest
2018-03-12 19:35:47 was arrested in Florida this weekend for reportedly getting violent with his girlfriend Laura Leal. Gordon, 28, was arrested for domestic violence after she accused him of punching her repeatedly and pulling her hair. The trouble sparked after Leal, 26, picked him up from a bar where he had been drinking at around 1am on Saturday. Officers were called to Gordon’s home for a possible disturbance and found Leal with a bloody swollen bottom lip, according to his arrest report   Read More ...
Spurs team-mates used to tease 'academy boy' Kane, says Sandro
2018-03-10 12:06:26 Harry Kane’s desire to become the best used to see him teased by Tottenham team-mates, says Sandro, with the striker branded “academy boy”. As he emerged through the youth system in north London, a promising talent was eager to prove his worth to senior stars and coaching staff. Sandro was dragged into that project, as Kane sought to test himself in training against international performers, but few expected him to make the impact he has at Spurs   Read More ...
Salah eyes Manchester United goal to complete top-six haul
2018-03-09 10:04:53 Mohamed Salah is looking forward to getting a goal against Manchester United as he wants to complete his record of scoring against all the top six sides in the English Premier League this season. Salah is the joint top scorer in the division with 24 goals, which include strikes against Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal, with the Red Devils the only side missing in the top-six list   Read More ...
Men and women to compete together in European Team Championships
2018-03-08 15:13:15 (Reuters) - Men and women will compete together in this year’s inaugural European Golf Team Championships after their respective tours announced on Thursday that they had agreed on a format and qualification process. The Aug. 8-12 event at Gleneagles, Scotland, will involve an equal gender split among participants and offer equal prize money for men and women in the matchplay championship as well as the 18-hole foursomes team play championship   Read More ...
Culture Ministry, organizers have to find a way so as many people as possible could see this year's Song and Dance Festival - Vejonis
2018-03-08 12:10:44 RIGA - The Culture Ministry and organizers of the Song and Dance Festival have to find a solution so that as many people as possible could see this year's Song and Dance Festival, President Raimonds Vejonis said after a meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) today. "One solution is that people should be able to see the festival not only as members of the audience, but also on large screens in the city and, of course, live on television," said Vejonis   Read More ...
55 Creative Bridal Shower Ideas She'll Never Forget
2018-03-07 13:09:04 We're not talking about a fistfight. Essentially a baking-themed bridal shower, this pre-wedding tradition goes way, way back. It's called a "pounding" party because guests all bring items to stock the bride's pantry, or "a pound of this, a pound of that." And how cute is this KitchenAid flower arrangement idea for decor? If her kitchen's covered, throw the bride a stock-the-bar-themed shower and set the newlyweds up for their first nights of entertaining together   Read More ...
On The Brink? Kris' Boy Toy Corey 'Miserable' As Romance With Monster Momager Crumbles
2018-03-06 20:40:20 is “miserable” as his relationship with hangs in the balance, has learned exclusively. His four-year romance with the monster momager is said to have hit a bump in the road yet again and he’s been moaning to pals that he doesn’t know what to do with himself! As Radar previously reported exclusively, the tumultuous couple were in a rocky relationship from the start, most recently with Jenner, 62, kicking Gamble to the curb for Nigerian billionaire Christopher Cunningham   Read More ...
Morgan’s Celebrating 50 Years Of The Plus 8 With This Special Anniversary Edition
2018-03-06 09:09:36 50 years is a heck of a long time by most standards. For a car’s lifespan, it’s an eternity. But that’s how long Morgan has been building the Plus 8 for – minus a few years when it was out of production. What you see here represents Morgan’s celebration of that remarkable milestone. Unveiled alongside the Aero GT at the Geneva Motor Show, the Morgan Plus 8 50th Anniversary Edition takes the idea of “old school” to new lengths   Read More ...
Tickets sold out to 17 out of 19 Song and Dance Festival events
2018-03-04 12:03:33 RIGA - Since tickets went on sale yesterday morning, tickets to 17 out of 19 Song and Dance Festival events have already been sold out. As LETA was informed by festival spokeswoman Inga Vasiljeva, tickets to the July 8 Closing Concert and both Grand Dance performances on July 6 and 7 were the first to sell out. Vasiljeva said that 86 percent of the tickets that were released yesterday have been sold   Read More ...
Trump threatens to tax European cars as trade spat continues
2018-03-03 22:45:27 EU promising retaliation on proposed tariffs. . . Trump threatens to tax European cars as trade spat continues EU promising retaliation on proposed tariffs Trump threatens to tax European cars as trade spat continues EU promising retaliation on proposed tariffs President Donald Trump says the U.S. “will simply apply a TAX” on cars made in Europe if the European Union retaliates against the trade penalties he’s seeking on imports of steel and aluminum   Read More ...
Michel Barnier must be sacked as the EU’s chief negotiator — especially if he’s trying to destroy Brexit
2018-03-02 00:34:42 Bin Barnier IT should be clear to everyone, including the 27 other EU nations, that Michel Barnier must be fired as Brussels’ chief negotiator. His destructive games are the biggest threat to a deal. He is putting jobs at risk across Britain and the Continent. We are endlessly told by Brussels, and by sneering Remainers, that our Government’s positions are impossible   Read More ...
Meghan Markle to 'hit ground running' to empower UK women
2018-03-01 16:43:38 London (CNN)Prince Harry's bride-to-be Meghan Markle has said she will "hit the ground running" in her work to empower girls and women in the UK. Her appearance at the Make a Difference Together forum in London on Wednesday marks the first time Markle has appeared in public representing the Royal Foundation, which was launched in 2011 by Prince William and his younger brother Harry   Read More ...
Switzerland: US training European states to use nukes against Russia – Lavrov
2018-02-28 18:03:07 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the United States is training non-nuclear powers on how to use tactical nuclear weapons against Russia, speaking at the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Wednesday. "Non-nuclear NATO member states are discussing the use of US non-strategic nuclear weapons and are engaged in the development of relevant skills, thus violating the non-proliferation treaty. It should be clear to everyone that the US military is preparing the armed forces of European countries for the use of tactical nuclear weapons against the Russian Federation," Lavrov noted. The Russian foreign minister also expressed concern about "the significant change in US attitudes in the context of their renewed nuclear strategy, which calls for an enhanced role for nuclear weapons, including the development and the deployment of so-called low-yield weapons that leads to lowering the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons   Read More ...
Five women golfers to take part in men's European Tour event in Britain
2018-02-27 18:08:50 Five women golfers will compete in a men's European Tour event in May as part of more innovations to the GolfSixes tournament. Suzann Pettersen and Mel Reid will form a European women's team and Georgia Hall and Charley Hull will combine for an England women's team in the six-hole match-play tournament at Centurion Club, England, on May 5-6. In another team, Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn will join forces with Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew   Read More ...
Direct From Europe: High-Tech Holistic Skincare
2018-02-27 07:21:46 These days, plant-based beauty products are de rigueur Stateside. But the roots of many natural skin care solutions can be traced to Europe, where alternative medicine practitioners have been bottling botanical tinctures and homeopathic remedies for centuries. Take, for example, Rudolf Steiner — the Austrian scientist and philosopher launched his Weleda skin care range in the 1920s using flowers, herbs and other extracts cultivated on biodynamic farms   Read More ...
South Korean cosmetics brands lay foundation in Europe
2018-02-26 01:45:11 PARIS (AFP) - South Korean cosmetics brands, wildly successful across Asia, now have their eye on Europe where their penetration is, for now, only skin-deep. Picking luxury goods powerhouse France as its bridgehead to seduce European consumers, South Korea's leading cosmetics firm Amore Pacific launched its top brand Sulwhasoo at the upmarket Galeries Lafayette department store a few months ago. Britain is the next planned stop for Amore, with plans to launch its other flagship brand, Laneige, too   Read More ...
Maltese in cultural employment had lowest educational level in EU in 2016, report shows
2018-02-25 12:02:50 Just under 30 per cent of Maltese citizens in cultural employment had an education level which was either less than primary, primary or lower-secondary, a new report by Eurostat shows, resulting in Maltese in cultural employment having the lowest education in the European Union in 2016. Circa 40 percent working in the cultural area had a tertiary education, whilst just over 30 per cent received an upper secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary education   Read More ...
New designers on London Modest Fashion Week catwalk
2018-02-24 19:06:23 (19 Feb 2018) LEADIN: Emerging new designers have been showcasing their collections at London Modest Fashion Week. Fashionable Muslims flocked to the event to be inspired by the latest conservative but chic outfits. STORYLINE: Fashion with attitude. Models clothed in designs by sportswear brand Strong Habibti stalk the catwalk at London Modest Fashion Week. The event is only in its second year, but it's quickly becoming the hottest ticket in town for stylish Muslims. The designers are catering for fashionistas who can't find the modest outfits they want in highstreet shops or exclusive boutiques. "Currently the mainstream is not serving this market sufficiently with clothing," says Romanna Bint-Abubaker, founder of London Modest Fashion Week   Read More ...
Idris Elba - no wedding date yet
2018-02-23 13:06:31 Idris Elba reveals he hasn't set a date for his upcoming wedding to Sabrina Dhowre and discusses working as a first-time director on "Yardie" at the film's Berlin International Film Festival premiere. (Feb. 23) Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News Get fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events. The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots   Read More ...
Moscow Is #6 in Financial Times Top 10 Cities in Europe (Russian TV News)
2018-02-22 10:03:03 Based on economic opportunities, quality of life, transport and Internet accessibility, Moscow is rated sixth best in Europe and number one in Eastern Europe. The following clip taken from Russian nightly news, with transcript below describes the perks of living in Moscow. Anchor: Moscow is one of the top ten European cities of the future, according to the rating created by Financial Times Group analysts   Read More ...
Bailey out, balloons on top: London Fashion Week wraps up
2018-02-21 09:01:54 LONDON (AFP) - Christopher Bailey's goodbye as the head of Burberry, Christopher Kane's prints of women having orgasms and flamboyant balloon headdresses were among the highlights of London Fashion Week, which wrapped up on Tuesday. - Bye Bye Bailey - Burberry embarks on a new chapter in its history following Bailey's final catwalk for the quintessential British brand. The 46-year-old, who helped boost the historic company's fortunes, is leaving at the end of the year   Read More ...
Queen Elizabeth makes surprise London Fashion Week appearance
2018-02-21 03:26:10 The 91-year-old monarch made her first London Fashion Week appearance for British designer Richard Quinn’s runway show. She wore a pale blue skirt suit with black gloves and shoes for the fashionable event, which saw models take to the runway in floral dresses and motorbike helmets. Following the show, the monarch gave Quinn the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, organised by the Royal Household and the British Fashion Council   Read More ...
Sochi surprises at the Winter International Arts Festival
2018-02-19 13:45:13 But the annual event, now in full swing, offers much more as Artistic Director Yuri Bashmet explains. "It is a festival of research, a festival of premiers, a festival of discoveries of names, a star festival, very star-studded, I mean the participants," he told our correspondent Galina Polonskaya. "Also the educational side is very important." Where else would you seen a bass-balalaika soloing in an orchestra? The king-size folk instrument is not an obvious choice to take the lead but try telling that to musician Mikhail Dzyudze   Read More ...
Diversity under the spotlight at London Fashion Week
2018-02-17 16:14:04 London Fashion Week is getting under way and is expected to draw thousands of visitors. Aside from the glitz and glamour, this year there is a big focus on social issues, such as diversity and the welfare of models strutting on the catwalk. Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from London. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website:   Read More ...
Slovakia launches 'love bank' for Valentine's Day romance
2018-02-13 16:07:55 A picturesque old town in Slovakia is running a "love bank" where couples can go on Valentine's Day to deposit small, cherished tokens of their love. The lovers' vault, containing 100,000 tiny drawers, is in Banska Stiavnica's House of Marina, a museum celebrating the world's longest love poem. Marina, published in 1846, is a 2,910-line poem by Andrej Sladkovic. He loved Maria Pischlova, but her parents made her marry a gingerbread maker   Read More ...
Best-behaved? Mourinho claims he would win award for pitchside manners
2018-02-11 06:02:09 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes he deserves an award for being the best-behaved boss. Mourinho, whose team visit Newcastle United on Sunday, has been involved in numerous confrontations with officials during his career. However, the Portuguese tactician feels he has changed his ways – and deserves to be rewarded for doing so. Related "I'm fully committed to win the award this season of the best-behaved manager on the touchline," Mourinho said   Read More ...
Horns and sheepskin: Hungary marks end of winter with Busós festivities
2018-02-10 20:45:10 This weekend the yearly masked end-of-winter carnival custom, the Busó festivities have kicked off in southern Hungary. The Busó festival at Mohács in southern Hungary is a six-day carnival in late February to mark the end of winter, named after the busós, frightening-looking costumed people (traditionally men) wearing wooden masks and big woolly cloaks. The festival is multifaceted, including a children's costume contest, a display of mask carvers' art, the arrival of more than 500 busós in rowboats on the Danube for a march through the city alongside horse-drawn or motorised fantasy vehicles, the burning of a coffin symbolizing winter on a bonfire in the central square, and feasts and music throughout the city   Read More ...
Shia LaBeouf Can’t Use ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Defense In ‘Racist’ Bartender Lawsuit
2018-02-06 00:25:33 “Do you know who I am?? A judge denied Shia LaBeouf’s outrageous claims that he can’t be sued for defamation because he is a celebrity in court documents exclusively obtained by . The Transformers actor was sued by David Bernstein after he unleashed a drunken rant on him when the bartender refused to continue serving him alcohol. LaBeouf was belligerent in the bar at Jerry’s Famous Deli at the Pinz Bowling Alley on April 5, 2017 and his tirade was caught on camera   Read More ...
Conte calls on Chelsea to deny rift rumours as he ponders contract extension
2018-02-05 02:03:25 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has asked the club to publicly deny persistent speculation about his future, with many in the press linking him with the exit door at the end of the season. The Italian also insisted that Chelsea must learn to be more patient with their manager as they try to compete with the likes of Manchester City with significantly less investment   Read More ...
Winter carnival celebrations around the world
2018-02-04 13:45:21 It's Carnival season in Venice and thousands of people gathered in St Mark's Square for the festivities. Part of the local tradition is the parade of the Marias, 12 young women chosen to represent the city. The show is inspired by the kidnapping of 12 brides-to-be in 1039. Captured by pirates, the young women were freed by local residents. "Venice is unique, and so is the carnival," says Debora Pattarello, one of this year's 12 Marias   Read More ...
Lady Gaga cancels Europe tour due to ‘severe pain’
2018-02-04 12:12:49 Lady Gaga has cancelled 10 concerts in Europe because of severe pain, the tour’s promoter said on Saturday. Live Nation said the musician is “suffering from severe pain that has materially impacted her ability to perform live.” In a statement posted on social media, Lady Gaga said she was “devastated” to disappoint her fans. She said her medical team “is supporting the decision for me to recover at home   Read More ...
Lady Gaga Cancels European  Tour Dates Due to 'Severe Pain': 'I Need to Put Myself First'
2018-02-03 09:03:51 Lady Gaga can no longer finish her Joanne World Tour as she continues to struggle with chronic pain disorder fibromyalgia. The singer, 31, announced on Instagram and Twitter early Saturday that she has chosen to cancel the final ten dates of the European leg of the tour. “I’m so devastated I don’t know how to describe it. All I know is that if I don’t do this, I am not standing by the words or meaning of my music   Read More ...
107,000 Saudi women apply for 140 jobs at passport office
2018-02-02 09:45:07 By F. Brinley Bruton Some 107,000 women applied for 140 positions at Saudi Arabia's passport office within a week of the jobs being posted online, local media reported. The General Directorate of Passports announced via Twitter on Jan. 18 that it was looking for female applicants for roles at airports and the country's land borders. The overwhelming level of interest "amazed" officials who subsequently closed the online application process, the Arab News newspaper reported   Read More ...
Borussia Dortmund bus attack: Footballer Bartra 'feared for his life'
2018-01-29 17:34:02 A footballer has told how he feared for his life when his German team's bus was bombed last April in Dortmund. Spanish defender Marc Bartra spoke at the trial of German-Russian man Sergei Wenergold, who admits setting off three explosives in a complicated plot to make money on the stock market. Mr Bartra, 27, who suffered a fractured wrist and was in hospital for five "terrible" days, read from a statement   Read More ...
Snowboarding: Anderson proves he's still got what it takes
2018-01-26 21:45:09 Veteran snowboarder Jasey Jay Anderson has proved he’s still got what it takes. The 42-year-old Canadian glided into the lead in the parallel giant slalom in the world cup at Bransko, Bulgaria. Swiss rider Nevin Galmarini came in second, extending his overall lead. Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka won the women’s event, giving her an unbeaten run in every world cup she’s started this season   Read More ...
British hijab model leaves L'Oreal campaign after 'anti-Israel' tweets
2018-01-23 11:45:10 UK beauty blogger Amena Khan has stepped down from a L’Oréal campaign after receiving criticism for 2014 tweets considered "anti-Israel". Khan made public her decision to step down from the campaign in an Instagram post. She said she took the decision to leave because she did not want "the current conversations to detract from the inclusive sentiment [the campaign] is set out to deliver”   Read More ...
Top 20 richest clubs in the world: Man Utd beat Real Madrid to Money League crown
2018-01-23 02:07:24 The 2016-17 Deloitte Football Money League rankings have been announced, with the Red Devils retaining top spot, but who else makes the top 20? Manchester United have been named as the highest revenue generating club in world football for a tenth time, topping the 2016-17 Deloitte Football Money League with an income of €676 million (£581m). United were awarded €44.5m in payments from UEFA for winning the Europa League last season, over four times more than Atletico Madrid recieved for claiming the trophy in the 2011-12 campaign, which was enough to place them above Real Madrid in second   Read More ...
Facebook plans European AI investment and digital training programs amid growing regulatory scrutiny
2018-01-22 11:30:16 Trying again to rehabilitate its reputation in Europe, Facebook today announced a wide-ranging training program to help small businesses and provide individuals with critical digital skills. In addition, the company said it would expand its artificial intelligence investments in France by hiring new engineers and expanding a scholarship program, according to a post penned byCiaran Quilty, Faceook’s vice president of small businesses for Europe, Middle East and Africa   Read More ...
Facebook Wants to Open Special 'Community Skills Hubs' in Europe and Train a Million People
2018-01-22 03:46:38 (BRUSSELS) – Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and is committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc. The U.S. company – which has faced regulatory pressure in Europe over issues ranging from privacy to antitrust – said it would open three “community skills hubs” in Spain, Poland and Italy as well as investing 10 million euros ($12   Read More ...
Underage African women trapped in a vicious cycle of prostitution in B
2018-01-21 19:00:03 Girls in underwear pose in squalid rooms of converted shops along the narrow streets of Saint-Josse, near Brussels Gare du Nord. African women sell their bodies for as little as 20 euros. Barely half the rate charged by Western prostitutes. Outside the rates are even lower. 5 euros for a young Nigerian. A price that shocks even some customers. "They make big gestures to try to attract us   Read More ...