Kate Winslet becomes global ambassador of the world's largest cosmetic company

Kate Winslet is among one of the greatest actresses of any generation; she is an icon for the importance of self-belief, and an activist for change. Which is why she is the new face of the world's largest cosmetics company L'Oreal Paris to share the mission for women, "never doubt yourself; we're

Meghan and Harry welcome second child, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana

The second baby for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is officially here: Meghan gave birth to a healthy girl on Friday.A spokesperson for Prince Harry and Meghan said Sunday the couple welcomed their child Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Their daughter weighed in at 7 lbs, 11 o

Facebook bans former US president Trump for 2 years

Facebook on Friday set its ban on former US president Donald Trump for two years, saying he deserved the maximum punishment for violating platform rules over a deadly attack by his supporters on the US Capitol. The two-year ban will be effective from Jan.7, when Trump was booted off the platform,

Trump’s blog page shuts down a month after launch

Former US President Donald Trump’s blog page, launched last month in the wake of major social media platforms banning him, has been removed from his website. Trump aide Jason Miller on Wednesday said that the page, which had been called “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump,” would

French investigators begin Ghosn hearing in Lebanon capital

French investigators started interrogating former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn Monday in Lebanon, where he has sought refuge since a dramatic escape from Japan, a court source said.The source told AFP that Ghosn, his defense team, a Lebanese prosecutor sitting in on the hearing and the visitin

Boris Johnson marries Carrie Symonds at London’s Westminster Cathedral

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds married on Saturday in a small private ceremony in London's Westminster Cathedral. They wed in front of a small group of close friends and family, in line with Covid-19 restrictions that limit ceremonies to 30 people.

Palestinians thank Algeria footballer for raising Palestine flag

Palestinians thanked Manchester City's Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez for raising the Palestine flag at the Etihad stadium on Sunday during his team's celebration of the title win. Just minutes after raising the flag of Palestine, Mahrez became the most prominent celebrated figure by Palestinians o

Fenerbahce's Ozil sends Eid prayers to Palestinians

In his Eid message, Fenerbahce star Mesut Ozil sent prayers to Palestinians who are facing incessant Israeli attacks, Anadolu Agency reported. "Eid Mubarak to all Muslims around the world. May all our fasts and duas [prayers] be accepted from this blessed month. My prayers are with thos

Ethereum co-founder donates over $1bn in cryptocurrencies to India’s Covid relief fund

Vitalik Buterin, billionaire co-founder of the cryptocurrency network Ethereum, donated more than $1 billion in digital currencies to the India Covid-Crypto Relief Fund, according to a report. The 27-year-old Mr Buterin, who is the world’s youngest known crypto billionaire, m

Olympia Dukakis who won an Oscar for ‘Moonstruck’ dies at 89

Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actress who won an Oscar for her role as Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy Moonstruck, has died. She was 89. Dukakis died on Saturday morning in her home in New York City, according to Allison Levy, her agent at Innovative Artists.

Prince Harry and Meghan to chair Global Citizen's Covid-19 vaccine campaign

Prince Harry and Meghan will serve as the campaign chairs of Global Citizen’s effort to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to medical workers in the world’s poorest countries. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will appear at Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World, to be taped Sunday at S

Fashion designer Alber Elbaz dies at 59

Alber Elbaz, the fashion designer whose audacious designs transformed the storied French house Lanvin into an industry darling has died at the age of 59, reported Richemont luxury group. "It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber's sudden passing," Richemont chairman Johann Rup

BBC to mark Prince William and Kate Middleton's 10th wedding anniversary with documentary

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary this week, and to mark the occasion the BBC will broadcast a special documentary. Royal Wedding: A Day to Remember, will be shown on Friday, a decade on from their wedding. The couple married on

Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 115 … or 116?

A North Carolina woman who grew up picking cotton, got married at 14 and went on to become the oldest living American with more than 120 great-great-grandchildren has died peacefully in her home, her family says. Hester Ford was either 115 or 116 years old, depending on which census report was ac

Ivanka Trump receives first dose of Pfizer vaccine

Ivanka Trump has received her first COVID-19 shot and is encouraging others to get vaccinated as quickly as they can. Two people familiar with Ivanka Trump’s plans say she was eligible to get vaccinated along with other White House staff when she worked as a senior adviser, but that she cho

Ozil donates $120,000 to children of Rohingya, Syria, Somalia

German Fenerbahçe midfielder, Mesut Ozil, has donated €101,000 ($120,770) to the Turkish Red Crescent for an aid campaign run during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Anadolu news agency reported. The Turkish Red Crescent Society said in a statement yesterday that Ozil's don

Prince Philip to have ceremonial funeral on April 17, Harry to attend

Colombia will allow the private importation of COVID-19 vaccines, the health ministry said on Monday, but the shots must be free for those being inoculated. The Andean country plans to immunize about 70% of its 50 million people this year under a free national program and has administered some 2.

Britain’s Prince Phillip dead at 99

Britain’s Prince Philip, a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II’s side for decades, died Friday at age 99, Buckingham Palace announced.The death of the Duke of Edinburgh is a profound loss for the 94-year-old monarch, who once described him as her “strength and stay all these