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8 Dec
Architects from Spain have completed a novel design for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Named the 974 Stadium, the 40,000-seater facility it's designed to be relatively easy to disassemble and rebuild, and was constructed using almost 1,000 shipping containers.⁣
24 Oct
Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
3 Jul 2021
Kristina Varaksina’s models reveal how diverse beauty can be. The Russian photographer transcends established ideals.
10 Apr 2021
Worried about reports of rising domestic violence during lockdown, Polish teen Krysia Paszko came up with a website which on the surface looks like a cosmetics shop, but actually is a virtual helpline offering victims covert help. With families cooped up together under stress, one abuse hotline saw a 50% hike in calls during Poland’s first lockdown. But despite helping hundreds of people and winning 10,000-euro ($12,000) EU award for the page, Paszko says there is a long way to go to safeguard victims.
21 Mar 2021
Young Tanzanian Farida Othman teaches dozens of girls how to make a living in the beauty and fashion industry. Her goal is to help the young women to employ themselves and be independent.
4 Feb 2021
Have you listened to Joe Boyofficial's debut album Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic? In this chat with The Guardian Life, he reveals his favorite track off SBBM, do you agree with him?
22 Apr 2020
Dino Melaye releases song on beauty of character
7 Sep 2019
The singing superstar Ariana Grande has sued Forever 21 for $10 million, accusing the fashion retailer and a beauty company started by its billionaire founders' daughters of piggybacking off her fame and influence to sell their wares. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
8 Aug 2019
21-year-old Kang Na-ra fled to South Korea from the North in 2014 and is now a beauty and cosmetics social media influencer in Seoul. She said while the South Korean products still triumph, North Korean products are increasingly jumping on the K-beauty bandwagon.
25 Apr 2018
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.
30 Mar 2018
Beauty Pageant Winner, Rapper, On Air Presenter, Actress and event compere Munachi Abii simply known as Muna has described her creative skills as a function of her mood.

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