Omarion Cancels Appearance at London Nightclub Accused of Racism.


On Oct. 2, promoters at DSTRKT announced an appearance by Omarion. However, the R&B star tweeted that he would not support the club.  The very popular west end  club has been embroiled in controversy surrounding the entry of four black women on Sep 26. Zalika Miller said, a promoter said one of her friends wasContinue reading “Omarion Cancels Appearance at London Nightclub Accused of Racism.”

Italy: Women ‘shop for men’ on new dating site


The Local Italy Looking for an Italian boyfriend? A new social network is trying to overturn traditional Italian attitudes by giving women the chance to “shop for men”. The Local speaks to the founder to find out how it all works. In the last few years, cities such as New York and London have witnessedContinue reading “Italy: Women ‘shop for men’ on new dating site”

‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared”


For this week’s My French Career we meet tour guide for Localers, Thomas Butler, 28, from Dublin. He made an impulsive decision to move to the capital three years ago. Anyone can do it, he says, they just need to be prepared. How did you end up living in Paris? Well I came here onContinue reading “‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared””

Anna, 105, offered spot in Swedish preschool


A 105-year-old Swedish woman was surprised recently when she received a letter explaining she had been offered a spot at a local preschool class. Anna Eriksson, 105, lives in a nursing home near Tierp in eastern Sweden, about 130 kilometres north of Stockholm. But the Swedes‘s three-digit age didn’t stand in the way of her receiving a letter recentlyContinue reading “Anna, 105, offered spot in Swedish preschool”

The Queen Advertises for Cleaner below Minimum Wage


  British Campaigners criticize her for “setting a bad example”  The Queen is advertising for a cleaner at Windsor Castle – at 78p an hour below the recommended living wage. Campaigners last night ­criticised her for “setting a bad example” on the heels of the drive for better pay launched last month by ­Ed and David Miliband. While BritainContinue reading “The Queen Advertises for Cleaner below Minimum Wage”

It’s a Nicki, Nicki, Nicki Minaj Winter


Her way over the top  wardrobe instantly makes one think of Lady Gaga.    Like Gaga, Nicki has a large fan base, she affectionately calls the “barbz” this base  goes where no other rapper has gone before as she appeals to small children and adults. Her debut album “Pink Friday” was released in November, 2010 and in 2011 she scoredContinue reading “It’s a Nicki, Nicki, Nicki Minaj Winter”

Being Mitt Romney Sucks Today !!! He makes headlines (Mitt the twit) in London


What do they say about first impressions? Mitt Romney is off to a bad start in his international presidential candidate tour.    The good news is the Brits can’t vote in November.  The bad news this gaffe has gone global. From the UK Sun Mitt the twit Wannabe US President Romney in Games insult, but DavidContinue reading “Being Mitt Romney Sucks Today !!! He makes headlines (Mitt the twit) in London”

Jubilation Across The Pond:The Queen smiles through the wet weather at record-breaking Diamond Jubilee pageant


The 1,000 vessel flotilla set a new world record for the largest parade of boats as rain could not spoil the day The Queen smiled her way through the spectacular Diamond Jubilee river pageant despite rain putting a dampener on the occasion. The bad weather saw the Royal Navy diamond flypast of helicopters planned for the finaleContinue reading “Jubilation Across The Pond:The Queen smiles through the wet weather at record-breaking Diamond Jubilee pageant”

Rich French head for the exits


On the day Socialist president Francois Hollande takes power, there are signs that wealthy French citizens are thinking about moving abroad to escape tough new tax rules. A survey by London-based real estate agent Knight Frank recently reported it saw inquiries about expensive London properties from French residents spike by 20 percent. That was atContinue reading “Rich French head for the exits”

Black and white twins


James and Daniel are twins. What sets them apart is that one is white and one is black – and the differences don’t end there, as Joanna Moorhead discovers James (left) and Daniel Kelly, twin brothers The two teenage boys sitting on the sofa opposite are different in almost every way. On the left isContinue reading “Black and white twins”