23Feb/15

Burberry takes inspiration from British folk craft at London Fashion Week

Burberry designer Christopher Bailey takes inspiration from British folk craft for the fashion label’s latest collection; says he is “so proud” of Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.
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23Feb/15

Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo unveils new front page

“Here we go again!” reads the new Charlie Hebdo cover by attack survivor Luz, as 2.5 million copies are about to hit Paris news stands on Wednesday.

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23Feb/15

Burberry goes live online

(Reuters Business Report) – Britain’s Burberry brings London Fashion Week even closer to home.

For the first time its catwalk show has been broadcast live to the world via the internet.
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23Feb/15

First Folio found in French library arrives at Shakespeare’s Globe in London

A rare First Folio discovered in a French library arrives at the Shakespeare’s Globe in London, where the Bard’s plays were first performed.

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23Feb/15

Controversial security law amended in Kenya

A Kenyan court throws out parts of an anti-terrorism law seen as stifling the media but leaves a provision allowing police to hold terror suspects for nearly a year without charge.
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23Feb/15

Congo seeks to draw tourists to troubled, resource-rich east

Rich in minerals but troubled by unrest for two decades, Congo’s east is an unlikely holiday destination, but agents in the region are promoting it’s unique rainforests and endangered species of wildlife as a must see for tourists.
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23Feb/15

Missing British schoolgirls not radicalised at school says principle

Principle of the school attended by three missing British schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria says they were not radicalised at the academy.
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23Feb/15

Freetown neighbourhood sealed off as new Ebola cases emerge

Sierra Leone has imposed a lock down in Freetown’s Aberdeen district, following a spike in Ebola cases, in what is seen as a setback for the country hardest-hit by the virus. Health workers are conducting searches as part of government efforts to contain the virus.
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23Feb/15

11 Wesleyan students treated for MDMA drug overdoses

Eleven students at Connecticut’s Wesleyan University are being treated for overdoses of the drug MDMA.

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23Feb/15

Fashionistas descend on London

(BVO) – A fashion show – with a difference.

Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign.

A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York and designer Vivienne Westwood – all raising money for a new ebola hospital in Sierra Leone.

London Fashion Week is now officially underway.
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