Thursday, 21 March 2019

News in Pictures

Photo of the day

With its countless bands of turquoise, lavender, and gold, the Andean peak known as ‘Rainbow Mountain’ has become the latest must-visit destination for tourists headed to Peru. For much of the decade since its discovery by tourists nearly a decade ago, the mountain was a secret passed among hikers. But ...

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Floral tributes for Munster victims

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (2nd right) and State leader in North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Laschet (right) lay flowers at a makeshift memorial at the square where a man drove a van into an open-air restaurant in Muenster, western Germany. (Michael Gottschalk/AFP)

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The Best of London Fashion Week

Models present creations from the Marta Jakubowski collection during their catwalk show on the first day of London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2018 A model displays a creation during the Central Saint Martins show at London Fashion Week, in London, Britain Models wait backstage ahead of the catwalk show by British ...

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Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Sunderland

  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been in Sunderland today where they took in the city’s vibrant arts scene and state-of-the art engineering. William and Kate officially opened the Fire Station, which was transformed into the city’s £3.5 million pounds new music and arts hub. Chatting to a ...

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The Queen makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn’s runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week’s BFC Show Space in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool photo via ...

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Time’s Up takes centre stage at the BAFTAs

LONDON: The 71st British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards were held last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall. A plethora of stars, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in attendance at the ceremony where celebrities stood in solidarity with the #MeToo movement which took centre stage. ...

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Winter Olympics begin

SEOUL: In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger, suspicion and bloodshed. The sister of North Korea’s leader, ...

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