Ski chic on Berlin catwalk as Fashion Week kicks off

BERLIN (Reuters) - Comfy puffer jackets, brightly printed tops and sleek goggles gave Berlin a cool start to its fashion week late on Monday, with German brand Bogner mixing ski and clubbing for its latest looks. Models strutted in oversized jackets teamed with tops printed with the logo of the brand founded by ski jumper…

Lady Gaga goes old-school on color-filled Golden Globes red carpet

(Reuters) - Bright colors were back on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday, with pop superstar Lady Gaga, dressed in lavender, leading a trend for old school glamor. 76th Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 6, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Mike BlakeLady Gaga, the front-runner for a best drama…

Fairouz Cafe brings Levantine nostalgia to southern Iraq

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Mohammed Abdul Ameer’s nostalgia for better days and his roots in the Levant were what inspired him to open Basra’s first mixed-gender cafe since the rule of Saddam Hussein, and themed in honor of the Lebanese singer Fairouz. An Iraqi woman reads a book at a cafe called Fayruz Cafe after…

Theresa May vote: PM's ‘astonishing’ body language shows opposition 'need to look out'

Theresa May’s, 62, Brexit deal was crushed tonight, as 432 MPs voted ‘no’ to her plans to keep the UK tied to the EU customs union and single market. The Prime Minister suffered the worst commons defeat in British history, following a tense five days of debates over her withdrawal agreement. She told colleagues before the…

Juggle struggle

What seemed like an impossible job for the world, even a few decades ago, is now the reality for many women. The modern superwoman starts her day at 7AM sharp --some even earlier-- drops the kids to school, aces that meeting at work, calls during lunch to remind her mother-in-law about her medicines, works on…