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As the popularity of visiting and volunteering at orphanages rises, so does the controversy surrounding it.
Daily Telegraph - Designed to improve standards
When Zaha Hadid’s Evelyn Grace Academy in London scooped the 2011 Stirling Prize — Britain’s architectural Oscar — its startling £37.5 million zigzag of steel and glass set down a powerful marker in a debate about the place of bold contemporary architecture in British schools.
Too shy to dance? Learn from these over-50s
It’s Friday night and reggae is booming out of the speakers in St Paul’s Church hall, East London. Couples sway and singles sashay to the thumping Jamaican rhythms, hips grinding...
Beat the bloat forever: best recipes for healthy digestion
For some of us, certain foods can trigger a range of symptoms from bloating to cramps to a whole lot worse. The digestive system is a complex process and a...
What's it like to be a Mx?
The word "Mx" has become the honorific of choice for those who don’t want their title to define them as male or female.
From platform to panoramic views
These days when the Orient Express goes nowhere near the Orient, Concorde has been grounded and long-haul describes the queue at US immigration, there is still luxury and romance to be found in travel, even in the unlikeliest of places. I found it when invited to my friends' wedding in …
Coroner attacks 'Alice in Wonderland' NHS phone system that 'let down' suicidal woman found hanged
A suicidal young mother was found hanged after she was let down by a "bonkers" NHS care system worthy of a "world in Alice in Wonderland", a coroner has ruled at an inquest of her death.
Teen wages war on Himalayan balsam, the alien weed destroying Britain's countryside
A teen who has seen her local riverbanks overtaken by a giant alien weed is waging war on the invading plant.
Everything you need to know about London Collections: Men
Now in its seventh season and newly expanded from three to four days, London Collections: Men returns to the capital tomorrow for a long weekend of catwalk shows, film screenings, presentations, talks and glitzy after-parties.The British Fashion Council ’s menswear answer to London Fashion Week, some would describe it as …
Why men should take outlandish catwalk looks more seriously
Last month, at New York Fashion Week, designer Shayne Oliver sent models out on the runway with dresses split to the thigh in figure hugging designs that clearly declared the lower limbs as erogenous zones. Nothing strange about that, you might think, except that these were not the angular thighs …
Working online: The rise of ‘e-ployment’
Annual leave is a foreign concept for branding strategist Julian Stubbs. He can travel whenever he feels like it and manage his business uninterrupted from anywhere in the world, including beaches, airports and parks.
When only a specialist will do - Telegraph
For the majority of us, car maintenance tends to be the job of the local garage or dealer. But for some, a run-of-the-mill mechanic isn’t good enough. They want someone that will know their pride and joy inside out. They want a specialist. Virtually every notable car has a community …
The full English: Get the beauty look
To prep the skin, makeup artist Akgun Manisali cleansed the skin with Bioderma cleanser and toned with Aesop Parsley Seed Toner. He used a Brown Suger Lip Scrub by Sara Happ on the lips to ensure a smooth setting for lipstick later. He then applied RMK Colour Control in shades …
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: dealing with the man in the mirror
Spending up to ten hours staring into the mirror and taking hundreds of ‘selfies’ every day, Danny Bowman became so obsessed with his reflection that he didn’t leave the house for six months. He had dreamed of being a model for years, yet these strict daily rituals had nothing to …
Obsessed: The scariest stalker experiences
Perhaps John Hinckley Junior is who Nicolas Sarkozy has in mind when he is defending his expansive security team...
US trolls knock al-Qaeda off Twitter
An American author is claiming success in a call to arms against al-Qaeda fundamentalists using Twitter after his followers and thousands of others "trolled" an account that asked for suggestions...