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Comedian Amy Schumer gives birth to ‘her own royal baby‘

Comedian Amy Schumer gives birth to ‘her own royal baby‘

Comedian Amy Schumer and husband Chris Fischer are celebrating the birth of their first child – a boy. Schumer posted about the birth with the caption: “10:55pm last night [03:55 BST on Monday]. Our royal baby was born.” Their new arrival was announced on the same day . The couple […]

Jean Vanier: Founder of L‘Arche dies aged 90

Jean Vanier: Founder of L‘Arche dies aged 90

The son of a Canadian diplomat, Jean Vanier embarked upon a naval career that saw him serve during World War Two. But in 1950 he resigned his commission saying that he wanted “to follow Jesus”. He studied theology and philosophy, completing his doctoral studies on happiness in the ethics of […]

Preserving a loved one‘s tattoos after death

Preserving a loved one‘s tattoos after death

Would you consider preserving the tattoo of a loved one who has died? It‘s becoming an increasingly common request from people in their final weeks. Chris Wenzel‘s lifelong love affair with tattooing began when he was just nine years old when his aunt asked him to design her a tattoo, […]

Garth Brooks on country‘s gender bias: ‘We don‘t have enough female voices‘

Garth Brooks on country‘s gender bias: ‘We don‘t have enough female voices‘

Country singer Garth Brooks has called for more gender diversity in the genre, telling the : “We do not have the female voice in it enough.” He said his wife, country singer Trisha Yearwood, “works a thousand times harder than me to get a tenth as much as I do […]

Is WeWork really worth nearly $50bn?

Is WeWork really worth nearly $50bn?

The We Company is a business that defies description, at least according to its co-founder and chief executive Adam Neumann. But for many it‘s the firm‘s valuation that is really defying explanation. As it prepares for a stockmarket listing, the parent company of WeWork, provider of trendy shared office space, […]

The boy who survived a plane crash in Alaska

The boy who survived a plane crash in Alaska

Willy Phillips Jr was 13 years old when he survived a plane crash that killed his father in 2010. Almost nine years on, he explains how he is still coming to terms with how he survived. The weather in Alaska on 9 August 2010 was awful – raining and foggy. […]

Would you get buried in a mushroom suit like Luke Perry?

Would you get buried in a mushroom suit like Luke Perry?

Former Beverly Hills 90210 star Luke Perry was laid to rest in a “mushroom suit”, his daughter has revealed, but what exactly is this eco-friendly burial option? Sophie Perry spoke in an Instagram post of how mushrooms now hold an entirely new meaning for her, as she praised her late […]

Met Gala 2019: Celebrities reveal their ‘campest‘ looks on the red carpet

Met Gala 2019: Celebrities reveal their ‘campest‘ looks on the red carpet

The Met Gala, an annual benefit event for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is considered one of the world‘s biggest fashion events. It is known for its exclusive guest list, its expensive tickets and – most of all – its extravagant outfits, based […]

Denver to hold referendum on magic mushroom use

Denver to hold referendum on magic mushroom use

The US city of Denver is set to vote in a referendum that could in effect approve the use of magic mushrooms. If passed, the measure would bar officials from “spending resources to impose criminal penalties” for personal use and possession of the drug. Magic mushrooms contain a psychedelic chemical, […]

Georgia abortion law: What‘s behind the US ‘heartbeat bills‘?

Georgia abortion law: What‘s behind the US ‘heartbeat bills‘?

Georgia has joined a slew of states in legalising an anti-abortion measure that bans the procedure as soon as a foetal heartbeat can be detected. What‘s behind the push – and the backlash – for these bills and what exactly do they mean for women? On Tuesday, Republican Governor Brian […]