In an industry worth approximately $250million per year with over 100million visitors, there’s a serious dark side. I’ve just returned from documenting Thailand’s Wildlife Tourism industry. As an environmental photojournalist and filmmaker, I have spent the last decade observing the cruelty humans do to animals. Yet what I witnessed in Thailand was beyond the pale; […]
Over recent years the world of social media has opened the door to a new generation of makeup artists. For better or worse Instagram has been flooded with tutorials of a new one look fits all kind of makeup. Instaglam makeup is perfectly adapted to photograph beautifully under a halo light and with a soft […]
Mark donated his fee for the reshoots to the Time’s Up movement, and has now said that he thinks there’s still a lot of work to be done before scandals like that one are a thing of the past.
“I’ve loved getting back into cycling because getting fresh air, getting out of the home (or office) and being in nature allows you to ground yourself and recharge instead of being sat in front of the TV.” Amanda Daniels, 42, recently started using her bike again after 19 years. She stopped riding after getting a […]
Amber Rudd has admitted the Home Office has been using deportation targets, but claims she did not know about them. The Home Secretary is fighting for her political life over the Windrush scandal which has seen people with the legal right to live in the UK being wrongly threatened with being deported. On Wednesday a […]
An American woman gave birth alone in a hotel room in Turkey, with only YouTube tutorials to guide her through labour, after she doubted she was really pregnant. Tia Freeman, 22, who shared her extraordinary birth story on Twitter, was travelling from the USA to Germany on 7 March – via a connecting flight in […]
Amazon is reportedly working on a new Alexa-enabled robot that would answer questions, perform tasks and even follow you around your home. That’s according to Bloomberg which says it has spoken to people familiar with the tech giant’s plans. Codenamed ‘Vesta’ after the Roman goddess of health, home and family the robot is still in […]
As the first woman to represent my constituency of Midlothian at Westminster, you would expect me to feel proud and emotional at the unveiling of the amazing Millicent Fawcett statue by Gillian Wearing. The first statue of a woman, and by a woman artist in Parliament square. Well yes, I am proud, but I’m also […]
Amber Rudd has denied the government’s target of reducing net migration to below 100,000 has contributed to the Windrush scandal. During an intense grilling at the Commons Home Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the home secretary admitted she was “surprised” she did not realise the scale of the problem earlier. Rudd said no one from the […]
On Wednesday, forty MPs and Peers escorted their colleague Ruth Smeeth MP to give evidence at a disciplinary hearing of a member of the Labour Party, Marc Wadsworth, accused of antisemitic behaviour. A protest in support of Wadsworth had been arranged at the (not so secret) venue. Whilst, no doubt, their support would be welcome at […]
Labour members found guilty of anti-Semitism should be treated like the extreme left-wing entryist group Militant and thrown out of the party, its former complaints chief has said. In an explosive blog shared with HuffPost UK, Mike Creighton, who stood down as director of audit and risk management last year, accused Jeremy Corbyn of taking […]
Damian Green, Theresa May’s closest political ally, has been accused of “ignoring” the plight of a man caught up in the Windrush Generation scandal when he was in the Home Office. Green, then the immigration minister, said in 2011 it “was not clear” William O’Grady, who came to Britain aged six in 1959, had an automatic […]
Dorinda Medley stopped by the DailyMailTV studio on Wednesday to discuss her explosive row with Sonja Morgan on last week’s episode of Real Housewives of New York.