‘Beautiful models, beautiful dresses’ at bridal show – model Irina Shayk
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Russian beauty says Pronovias is good at putting on a show, reckons Russia will do well hosting the World Cup, and 'stong' Russian women could run for president.
Peter Nygard, one of one of Canada's wealthiest people, could face sex-trafficking charges in the US. Canadian authorities, meanwhile, are now adding separate charges of their own.
There are some cases of fake news that are clearer than others. Misinformation or blurring the lines of truth and propaganda is an art form that some TikTok accounts appear to have refined. We take a closer look at two examples concerning the war in Syria.
Climate activists burst onto the catwalk brandishing banners reading "Overconsumption = extinction" at Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week show. Extinction Rebellion, Friends of the Earth and Youth For Climate said in a statement that around 30 people were involved in planning the protest, with two arrested. They called on the government to enforce "an immediate cut in production levels in the sector, given that 42 items of clothing were sold per person in France in 2019".
Prison officials in the southern Russian province of Saratov have been fired following the release of videos seeming to show torture and sexual abuse. Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the claims.
Top Taiwanese designers showcase their spring-summer collection at the opening show of Taipei Fashion Week. The event is organised and sponsored by the government to help promote local designers.
The 26 people are believed to have died from drinking poisonous moonshine. Another 28 are suffering from alcohol poisoning, with some reportedly in a coma.
Last performance dress among Amy Winehouse memorabilia on display in NYC before Beverly Hills auction
Dresses, purses, and heart-shaped glasses, among other objects belonging to the cherished British singer Amy Winehouse, are displayed at New York City’s Hard Rock Cafe, as seen on Monday, before going under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. Over 800 personal effects of the Grammy-winning diva will be auctioned, including the dress she wore during her last performance in Belgrade before her death in 2011. That dress is a really iconic design by her friend Naomi Parry and is estimated to range between 15 to 20 thousand," said Executive Director of Julien's Auctions Martin J. Nolan.
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Europe will need to negotiate new contracts with Russian oil giant Gazprom if it wants to receive more natural gas deliveries, the Kremlin said.
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The Russian leader has finally broken his silence on Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitry Muratov. But Muratov has shown himself to be unimpressed by what seems like a warning.
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The US is leading a two-day, 30-country meeting to discuss the growing threat of ransomware and other cybercrime. Russia, which has often been implicated in cyberattacks, is conspicuously absent.
President Vladimir Putin says that Russia -- one of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters -- is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2060.
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Top US diplomat Anthony Blinken has hinted that force could be used if Iran does not return to the negotiating table to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran is accused of violating the deal by enriching uranium.
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Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about the impressive special effects that recreate the construction of the Eiffel Tower on the big screen, and why she was charmed by central performances from Romain Duris and Emma Mackey in French film "Eiffel".
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To mark the release of the manga 'Kaiju No. 8', the Japanese publisher pulls no punches, with a gigantic illustration of the comic book hero stuck on the facade of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. It may seem extreme, but it reflects the fact that France, the world's second largest consumer of manga, remains a huge market for the Japanese comic book industry.
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Nigerian protesters Legend, Solomon and Samuel were all injured on the night of October 20, 2020 - a night they "can never forget" - when the Nigerian army used live ammunition to disperse a peaceful demonstration at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos. Between anger, deception, and hope, the 'Soro Soke' ('Speak Up' in Yoruba) demonstrators still want their voices to be heard a year later.
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Amnesty said that many governments had used the pandemic as an opportunity to further restrict freedom of expression. It also cited the role of social media in the spread of misinformation.
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Scotland’s Northern Isles, Orkney and Shetland, have long benefited from North Sea oil revenues. But with reserves declining, and climate change forcing a transformation of energy policy around the world, the islands have become a hotbed of renewable energy innovation. As Scotland prepares to host the COP26 UN climate summit in November, the Northern Isles could serve as an example for other nations, both of cutting edge technologies, and of difficult political choices.