Art+Culture

Spice Girls back together after 18 years apart, ‘new opportunities’

All five Spice Girls members have officially announced that they’re working on “new opportunities” together after 18 years apart. The news comes after Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm reunited on Friday in London at Horner’s home. A spokesperson for the Spice Girls released an official statement confirming the women […]

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Fashion

Iggy Azalea eats Chinese food in a ‘super sexy’ way while in her pool

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea Insta-storied herself eating Chinese food while submerged in her swimming pool on Thursday night. The 28-year-old hip-hop star was goofing around with three pals challenging her to eat dumplings, noodles, orange chicken, and rice in a ‘super sexy’ way. At one point, the cell phone camera panned over far enough to capture four […]

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Economy, Politic

OPEC meeting

OPEC ministers in Vienna have agreed on oil production levels for their countries and crude-producing nations cooperating with the cartel. After a tense few days, producers jointly decided to start pumping more, so that nations would no longer overshoot the target that was set in November 2016. The group agreed to keep 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) […]

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Economy, Politic

The Gulf Friends Win Big in OPEC Deal

More oil, you say? Saudi Arabia is set to gain market share from Venezuela and Iran. OPEC’s decision to “strive” to bring compliance with their output deal to 100 percent means that more oil will hit the market in coming weeks. And most of that oil will come from Saudi Arabia at the expense of […]

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Fashion

Don’t call me white

Don’t call me white, don’t call me white Don’t call me white, don’t call me white The connotations wearing my nerves thin Could it be semantics generating the mess we’re in? I understand that language breeds stereotype But what’s the explanation for the malice, for the spite? Don’t call me white, don’t call me white […]

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Politic

Merkel and Macron Try to Save Themselves

It was supposed to be the day when President Emmanuel Macron of France received a long-awaited response from Germany on his big ideas on how to rekindle Europe as a force for liberalism in the world. And he did, sort of. But his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on Tuesday was overshadowed by […]

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Art+Culture

The perfect sense

tekst: Dorela Lazaj Me siguri në jetë ka shume lloje vetmish. Njëra më goditi derisa po shkoja të lidhja Internetin. Në darke rreth tetës kur dola jashtë, mbante një erë kaq  pranverore. Sikur të gjitha lulet e lagjes, të ishin pajisur me një nga ato  aparatet aromatiket që mbajmë ne shtëpi për erë të mirë, dhe […]

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Politic

Canada after G7

Considering the copious amount of marijuana that Canadians are known to smoke, the error wasn’t too bad. Maybe if Europe adopted a more liberal approach to marijuana its multicultural issues would subside. Nothing like a ‘more the merrier approach’ to immigration after a few joints have been rolled. The story has since been fixed with a proper Canadian […]

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Art+Culture

FAKE BOY

It’s been a tough year for Facebook. The social networking juggernaut found itself engulfed by controversies over fake news, electoral interference, privacy violations, and a broad backlash to smartphone addiction. Wall Street has noticed: The company has lost almost $100 billionin market value in recent weeks.

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Fashion

Saint Laurent homme printemps-été 2019

FASHION WEEK Après avoir organisé deux défilés devant la tour Eiffel, Anthony Vaccarello a choisi le Liberty State Park, dans le New Jersey, pour présenter, ce mercredi 6 juin, son premier défilé masculin pour Saint Laurent. Dévoilée devant une skyline new-yorkaise scintillante, cette collection printemps-été 2019 mêle l’esprit rock’n’roll de la maison à des influences venues du Far West. Blousons et sahariennes en cuir noir, bandanas […]

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Politic

‘This Is a Place That Just Sucks Your Soul’

It was the opening week of the 112th Congress, in January 2011, when Raúl Labrador, then a rookie congressman representing Idaho’s 1st District, joined 86 other Republican freshmen for a series of talks with Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team. Disruption was in the air. It was this group—the rollicking, swaggering, overflowing class of […]

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Politic

Donald dreams of dictators

In the three years since he first descended his golden escalator to announce his presidential bid, Trump has made clear he yearns for fealty along with authority. President Donald Trump reliably tells the truth on one thing: He likes the way dictators do business. “He speaks, and his people sit up at attention,” Trump said […]

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Art+Culture

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH, LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY, LONDON The “you’ve probably seen my art on someone else’s account” artist, Sarah Bahbah, opened her first London solo show, Splash, last week at Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Featuring her dreamy photographs captioned with her signature commentary – which can range from heartbreaking to sassy in the space of a few grid posts – […]

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Art+Culture

Drawing A Blank

 DRAWING A BLANK, VARIOUS ARTISTS, LOCATION TBA, HARLEM Next week, art show Drawing A Blank will pop up in New York City for its third iteration. Featuring a long list of artists from Lotte Andersen to Tyler Mitchell, brothers Frank Lebon and Tyrone Lebon, Rosie Marks, Bolade Banjo, Hanna Moon, and Chase Hall, the show, which runs for […]

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Art+Culture

Robbie Williams is ‘selling his soul’ to Putin

Pop star Robbie Williams is “selling his soul” to “dictator” Vladimir Putin by performing at the World Cup, according to some of the UK’s leading Russia-bashers. ‘Party like a Russian’ singer Williams was confirmed earlier this week as one of the line-up to appear at the World Cup opening ceremony at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on […]

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Savoir-Vivre

Diplomatic delicacies: What was on the menu at the Trump-Kim summit?

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump enjoyed a mouthwatering lunch, complete with prawn cocktail, dauphinoise potatoes and vanilla ice cream, during their historic summit in Singapore. The political heavyweights met at the Capella Hotel island resort to bash out a deal to scrap nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The meeting was […]

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Economy, News, Politic

Nombreux obstacles

A l’ouverture du sommet, Kim Jong-un s’est félicité que Nord-Coréens et Américains aient réussi à « surmonter les nombreux obstacles » qui ont failli empêcher la tenue de la rencontre. Souriants et pouce levé, les deux hommes ont ensuite demandé à la presse de sortir pour un entretien en tête-à-tête qui a duré une quarantaine de minutes. « Nous allons travailler ensemble », a assuré le […]

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Politic

“Sleepless night”

The South Korean government is hoping for a success of the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, since it could lead to peace on the peninsula after almost 70 years. President Moon Jae-in and his cabinet watched the start of the summit before their morning meeting at Cheong […]

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Collector Covers, Economy, Politic

Great Again

​Trump has even managed to turn the boring stuff of world-leader summitry—usually a tightly scripted, rigidly controlled affair where the outcome is largely determined in advance—into a dramatic event more akin to a prize fight than a nuclear negotiation. And he’s tried to turn his reported lack of preparation or interest in the gritty details […]

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