These don’t look like children to me’: Concerns raised over ages of child refugees arriving in Britain


 Children from the migrant camp arrive in south London to register with the Home Office after travelling by coach from Calais CREDIT: NICK EDWARDS FOR THE TELEGRAPH   By: Peter Dominiczak (political editor) & Steven Swinford (deputy political editor) Uk Telegraph The Home Office has no way of verifying the age of child refugees beingContinue reading “These don’t look like children to me’: Concerns raised over ages of child refugees arriving in Britain”

Welcome to Generation M: Muslim women are set to define our global future – get ready


  Meet Generation M By: Shelina Janmohamed/UK Telegraph   If I were to pick on face to define our global future, she would be female, Muslim, urban and digitally connected. That might sound surprising, especially given that most of what we know of Muslim women is limited to what they wear or how oppressed weContinue reading “Welcome to Generation M: Muslim women are set to define our global future – get ready”

Be Like The Queen and wear Neon Green


The Queen arrives at the Trooping the Colour earlier in June CREDIT: JOHN STILLWELL/PA WIRE Thanks to The Queen neon sales have risen 137% in Britain By: Alice Newbold-Junior Style Editor/UK Telegraph You might have thought that neon was a no-go area once your highlighter-hued festival crop top days were over. But it seems thatContinue reading “Be Like The Queen and wear Neon Green”

China’s Leftover Women: What its really like being Unmarried at 30


A ‘leftover woman’ in the SK-II ad  By: Yuan Ren/Beijing As I turn 30, I am left wondering what it means to be a Chinese woman – and a well educated one at that – entering her third decade. One thing is for sure: if like me, you’re unmarried at 30, your life “is over”. JustContinue reading “China’s Leftover Women: What its really like being Unmarried at 30”

20 things no man over the age of 40 should ever wear


  From/UK Telegraph It’s always difficult to know what’s acceptable to wear once you hit middle age, but a survey of 2,000 men has resulted in a definitive list of clothing to give up past 40. Among the most offensive items in the top 20 list are hoodies, beanie hats, Speedos, parkas and flip flops,Continue reading “20 things no man over the age of 40 should ever wear”

Britian: Fat People who refuse treatment may be denied benefits


Picture/Daily Mail UK Too fat to work? Almost 12,000 people received Disability Living Allowance in Britain last year because they have metabolic disease – the medical term for a combination of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.   Obesity currently cost British taxpayers 9 million pounds a year ($14US) Nearly one in five British secondary school pupilsContinue reading “Britian: Fat People who refuse treatment may be denied benefits”

Why British Muslims need a ‘poppy hijab’ to remember World War One


British Muslim student Tabinda-Kauser Ishaq (24) has created a new headscarf decorated with poppies for Remembrance Day. She tells Radhika Sanghani why and about the 400,000 Muslim soldiers who fought alongside UK troops Three Muslim models wear the poppy hijab Photo: ROOFUL ALI/ALIWAY.CO.UK     By:Radhika Sanghani/UK Telegraph Poppies have become the symbol of Remembrance Day. AnyoneContinue reading “Why British Muslims need a ‘poppy hijab’ to remember World War One”

Why France is better than Britain


“French villages will have a boules pitch, associations, a weekly market, a carnival and an annual church trip to Lourdes” Photo: ALAMY Le Rosbif Writes: The boss of John Lewis reckons France is “downbeat and hopeless”. At least it’s not packed with Poundlands, kebab shops and staggering drunks, says Anthony Peregrine   First, a deep breath.Continue reading “Why France is better than Britain”

Sex-crazed, bitchy and sadistic: Why do female bosses still come across so badly in TV and film?


(Clockwise from top left) Tina Fey in 30 Rock, Jessica Hynes in 2012, Jennifer Anniston in Horrible Bosses and Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation Photo: BBC/AP/REX Female bosses are still widely lacking in the modern world – with a 25-year wait until a third of chief executives are women – and it’s just as depressingContinue reading “Sex-crazed, bitchy and sadistic: Why do female bosses still come across so badly in TV and film?”

Your friend had married and idiot. Now what?


What to do if your best mate marries a prat: Rebecca Holman runs through how to keep your mouth shut and play nice while your friend works out she’s shacked up with a total chopper By: Rebecca Holman/UK Telegraph In the film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Sarah dumps her boyfriend of five years and gets withContinue reading “Your friend had married and idiot. Now what?”