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Travel: Hot Travel: Tirana, Albania

2017-10-18 11:44:00


Albania is the last undiscovered secret of Europe and the capital of Tirana is its heart. This fascinating city offers the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle and surprises visitors with its unexpected possibilities. By Anisa Kurtaj

Education Feature: Study: Women Who Frequently Dye Their Hair Have An Increased Risk Of Getting Breast Cancer

2017-10-17 15:56:00


Women who regularly use permanent hair dye may be putting themselves at increased risk of contracting breast cancer, new research findings suggest.

Fashion: The newest collection of ERDEM for H & M is absolutely beautiful

2017-10-12 14:20:00


Soon the long wait will be over, and fans of fashion will be able to buy the exclusive new H & M collection produced in collaboration with the designer ERDEM.

Fashion: Beauty Collaboration: Gigi Hadid is getting her own makeup line with Maybelline

2017-10-10 13:52:00


There is always a reason why the entire world talks about Gigi Hadid. Whether it is the Tommy Hilfiger collection or her collaboration with Messika Paris - Gigi Hadid has managed to carve out a name for herself as both a model and influencer.

Fashion: For the First Time in 163 years of fashion history, Louis Vuitton Had a Black Model Open Their Show

2017-10-06 17:39:00


Yesterday was the final day of Paris Fashion Week, which symbolises the end of Fashion Month. It was also the day of Louis Vuitton’s show, and it came with a surprise which should have happened a long time ago for an established brand like Louis Vuitton.

Fashion: 4 fashion trends of Spring/Summer 2018

2017-10-05 19:05:00


The fashion month has just ended. We have carefully watched all the shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris and now we are finally ready to unveil the 4 best fashion trends that we will wear for the Spring/Summer 2018 season.

Fashion: Victoria Beckham visits Dublin for her newest beauty launch

2017-10-05 18:52:00


Victoria Beckham has flown to Ireland on Wednesday to launch her second collection with Estée Lauder in the luxury store Brown Thomas. Speaking on her short visit to Dublin, the former Spice Girl said that she always loves coming to Ireland, and she is thrilled to back at Brown Thomas to celebrate her new collection with Estée Lauder.

News: EU Commission is taking Ireland to court

2017-10-05 10:27:00


Apple is being forced to pay 13 billion euros to Ireland - but the country does not want to impose taxes. Now the EU Commission is putting pressure on Ireland and is moving the case to the European Court of Justice.

Fashion: Trend Alert: These are the coolest ankle boots for the fall season

2017-10-04 10:44:00


These ankle boots are made for walking.

Fashion-STREET FASHION: Paris Fashion Week Street Style

2017-10-02 13:32:00


While the best creative directors of the four major fashion houses of France - Chloé, Givenchy, Lanvin and Carven – made strong debuts leading their respective French houses, the real standouts were the street style fashionistas on the streets of the mode metropolis showing off their skillful, elegant and sovereign looks

Film: The biggest fear of Lady Gaga

2017-10-02 12:41:00


Five Foot Two is not just a journalistic documentary, which can be seen on Netflix. It is also the diary of a woman who is an incredibly gifted musician, and socially relevant as a symbol for all those who do not want to adapt to what is perceived as normal. Gaga: Five Foot Two treats, singer-songwriter Lady Gaga’s life as being one split between glamor, fame and chronic illness.

Book Review: The Atlas of Beauty: These women show how diverse beauty is

2017-10-02 11:34:00


Mihaela Noroc travelled through dozens of countries for five years to tell the stories of the women whom she photographed in the context of their own cultures. She is of the opinion that beauty knows no norms.

Fashion: Plus-size model shares photo of cellulite in Instagram post: “I am more than #cellulite I am more than the #bellyrolls and the #backfat and #celluliteisnormal”

2017-09-28 15:23:00


Women have always been compared to each other at all times. This is no different today. "Is she slimmer than me?", "She's got real bacon rolls," "Well, I'm not as hungry as I am back there."Whether in the gym, swimming pool or while shopping: we always compare ourselves with others and often quite critically. But when judged only by outward appearances, this is no longer normal, but body shaming.

Fashion: Autumn Trend 2017: deconstructing the trench coat

2017-09-27 16:32:00


The trench coat is an absolute must-own item for this season. This timeless piece can be the perfect touch when combined with sporty outfits, and it also looks amazing when paired with elegant looks.

Fashion: The hottest street style icons interpret the new & Other Stories collection

2017-09-26 14:28:00


If you are a big fashion fan of Maje, Acne and Sandro but your budget stretches only to New Look and Top Shop, then the new collection by & Other Stories, a premium brand from the Hennes & Mauritz group, will be a blessing for you this season.

Fashion: The Hottest New Combo: Boots and Midi Skirt

2017-09-25 17:23:00


For those who love to combine their wardrobe pieces to create fun new combinations, pairing midi-skirts with boots is one of the hottest fashion decisions of the season.

News: Alarming German election: Anti-immigrant AfD is third-strongest party and enters into parliament for first time

2017-09-25 10:18:00


Having led Germany since 2005, Angela Merkel yesterday won a fourth term as chancellor, in the latest national election. But coalition arrangements may be hard to negotiate...

Entertainment News: Mental health: Emma Stone has been in therapy since she was 7

2017-09-22 12:04:00


Hollywood Star Emma Stone did not have a stable childhood, after she revealed that as a seven-year-old, she was in therapy for panic attacks. Today however, she usually has her anxiety disorder under control.

Fashion-Hot-Style: Trendy: These are the cuddly jackets of the season

2017-09-21 16:23:00


As the temperatures of fall continue to drop lower and lower, now is the time to start thinking about a new jacket. There is no better way to stay warm and confident than in a faux fur coat. Fashionable, glamorous and so very, very comfortable, funny toppers are more popular than ever this season.

Fashion: The newest fashion looks for September

2017-09-20 14:36:00


The arrival of September is upon us. With the change of season, now is the perfect time to change your wardrobe as well. Check out this parade of new looks that designers are presenting for Pre-Fall 2017 and Autumn/Winter 2017-18.

Fashion: Selena Gomez is the new image of Puma

2017-09-19 15:28:00


Selena Gomez (25) is now part of the Puma family a few days after the singer ('Bad Liar') revealed that she had received a kidney transplant while battling Lupus disease. Making a speedy recovery, the stunning singer has shown her fans that she is already feeling great again.

Fashion-Hot-Style: Baker Boy caps are the autumn trend 2017

2017-09-19 13:45:00


Anyone who regularly scrolls through his or her Instagram feed has certainly discovered the latest autumn trend. The ultimate sartorial statement appears on every second photo.

Fashion: Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Critiques Rihanna!

2017-09-18 14:43:00


Ashley Graham, the 29-year-old star and model from Nebraska, who walked for the plus-size fashion line Addition Elle at New York Fashion Week this season, called out Rihanna for her lack of representation of plus-size models in her recent Fenty x Puma show.

Entertainment News: Emmys 2017: The Highlights, The Winner and the Red Carpet Look

2017-09-18 12:15:00


In Los Angeles last night, the red carpet was rolled out once more for the 69th Emmy’s, television’s most prestigious set of awards. In addition to the numerous actors, the focus was on a man who was not present at all: US President Donald Trump.

Fashion: Trendy: White is the new black

2017-09-15 16:11:00


White shoes have been a faux-pas in the fashion industry for a long time. They seemed somehow cheap because of their striking and susceptible colour.

Food: Asian food: now with all the colours of the rainbow

2017-09-15 15:14:00


Food aficionados rejoice! Our beloved Asian summer rolls and dumplings suddenly look quite different: they now can come with a rainbow of fruits and veggies that are filled with healthy benefits and feature the full spectrum of colours. So much goodness in one wrap!

Fashion-Hot-Style: Asymmetrical Blouses are trendy in 2018

2017-09-14 16:16:00


We were already crazy for the freshly draped blouses and dresses that dominated the fashion world this summer, and it seems that this trend does not intend to fall away this season.

Fashion: ‘Dangerous Woman’ Ariana Grande joins the Reebok Family

2017-09-14 15:50:00


Ariana Grande, the 24-year-old pop music sensation, is now the newest Reebok spokesmodel. The international star signed a deal with Reebok today to support a line of women’s workout, shoes and activewear clothing

Entertainment News: The IAA shows the future of cars

2017-09-13 16:45:00


From September 14th to 24th, the 67th International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) will open its doors in Frankfurt am Main and show visitors from all over the world the latest trends automotive technology.

Fashion: Ciao Bella! Emilia Clarke Is the One For Dolce & Gabbana Fragrance

2017-09-13 13:54:00


Imagine this: The Mediterranean sun casts reflections of its glittering, golden light off the sea, Neapolitan locals wander through an open market in the streets of the city and cheerfully barter with the street vendors, all around you is the melodic chatter of beautiful Italian families and the wafting smell of delicious Italian food.

Fashion-Hot-Style: Trend Red: This colour is the best medicine against the dreary autumn days

2017-09-12 17:03:00


Red, which celebrates the modern woman this season, is the trend colour for Autumn/ Winter 2017.

Fashion: Sexy Model Ashley Graham presents her new lingerie collection

2017-09-12 16:28:00


Ashley Graham, the 29-year-old star and model from Nebraska, walked for the plus-size range Addition Elle at New York Fashion Week on Monday. Graham, who is well known for breaking down barriers in the fashion industry, was the main attraction at the brand's presentation.

Fashion: The Weeknd: New collaboration with H&M

2017-09-11 13:29:00


It has finally been announced that The Weeknd will be the face of H&M’s upcoming line in menswear.

Fashion: Heidi Klum has launched her Lidl collection at New York Fashion Week: “My favorite piece is only £16.99”

2017-09-11 13:44:00


Model-turned-designer Heidi Klum, who teamed up with German superstore Lidl debuted her first collection at New York Fashion Week on Thursday.

Fashion: No more female models in size 6

2017-09-06 16:21:00


Fashion designers like Gucci and Marc Jacobs will no longer hire female models smaller than a size 34 - a UK size 8.

Fashion: Asos launches its own beauty line

2017-09-06 13:00:00


The global online fashion and beauty retailer Asos is entering into the beauty business by launching its first cosmetic line.

Fashion: “Fenty Beauty by Rihanna”, new make up line for all beauty lovers

2017-09-05 15:20:00


When a fan asked Rihanna at the Puma event in L.A. on April 18 what highlighter she was wearing, the singer responded with, "It's mine. It's a secret until September."

Comedy: Chris Rock in Dublin: “No phones at my gig”

2017-09-04 13:54:00


Rock will play the 3Arena in Dublin on Saturday September 30th, but fans will not be allowed to use their phones unfortunately.

Fashion: These are the new angels of Victoria's Secret Show

2017-09-04 11:06:00


For these girls, a dream came true as they became the new Victoria's Secret Angels. The most beautiful lingerie models in the world are allowed to float over the catwalk with famous colleagues such as Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima.

News: Robbie Williams: "Music career is bad for my health”

2017-09-04 10:58:00


Millions of fans know him as a life-loving guy, trained and healthy, but in reality Robbie Williams has serious health problems. He suffers from eating disorders and depression.

News: Dua Lipa leads European Border Breakers Charts

2017-09-01 16:18:00


Pop-Goddess Dua Lipa, who made her name via Youtube at the age of 16 has ascended to the top of the European Border Breakers Charts with her song ‘New Rules’.

Book Review: Book Review: Under the Sun

2017-09-01 12:28:00


Between all the movies, music, and TV shows coming out this autumn, there's a lot to do if you plan on staying up to date with pop culture. For those who have an amorous affair with books, Under the Sun may well be the ultimate love letter to the reader.

News: Kanye West’s insurance company refuses to pay compensation for his canceled tour

2017-09-01 11:58:00


No money for Kanye West! The rapper will not receive any compensation for his canceled "Saint Pablo" tour.

Fashion-Hot-Style: The Top 5 Fashion Online Shops

2017-08-31 13:46:00


Online shopping has become very popular in recent years and is becoming the traditional shopping experience. When it comes to designer collections, accessories and vintage findings: here are some of the best online shops for luxury fashion.

Fashion: Model with skin condition Winnie Harlow: ‘Differences make us beautiful’

2017-08-31 13:01:00


Winnie Harlow is a Canadian fashion model who found fame on America's Next Top Model. After placing fifth in the reality competition series, Harlow booked campaigns with Desigual, Diesel, Swarovski and Burt’s Bees. The Canadian girl was diagnosed with skin condition vitiligo at aged four, the same condition which is believed to have affected Michael Jackson.

Fashion: Eva Longoria shows her first collection at New York Fashion Week

2017-08-30 15:40:00


The US-Actor Eva Longoria has turned her hand to fashion design and is set to showcase her eponymous debut collection on September 13th at the New York Fashion Week, according to Vogue.

Fashion: Belfast Fashion Week: Shows and Trends

2017-08-30 12:12:00


Belfast Fashion Week, the biggest fashion event in North Ireland, has launched its 24th season. Running from 26th to 29th October the models will present the latest collections. The highlight of the fashion event will take place at St Anne's Cathedral, which with her greatness will make the runway shows even more spectacular.

Fashion: MAC launches Aaliyah collection 16 years after her death

2017-08-28 15:46:00


The American R'n'B singer Aaliyah died in a plane crash when she was only 22 years old. Now, after 16 years the cosmetics producer MAC honours Aaliyah posthumously with a collection dedicated to her. MAC officially announced the surprising collection by publishing a trailer for the new make-up line, which is to come to the market in 2018.

News: US pop superstar Jason Derulo is coming to Dublin

2017-08-18 10:53:00


The megastar will play to the 3Arena next March 22 as part of his second ever UK and Irish tour. He will also play Belfast's SSE Arena on March 21. Tickets for his Dublin show go on sale next Friday August 25 from 9am and priced at €50.10.

Fashion: Kanye West nominated for Design Award

2017-08-17 15:32:00


Kanye West, who has been involved in fashion design for several years, just got nominated for the Beazley Design of the Year Award

News: Willie Nelson cancels concert early due to health problems

2017-08-14 11:18:00


US country legend Willie Nelson - writer of world-renown songs such as "Always on my mind" and "Crazy" - ended an appearance prematurely due to health problems.

Fashion: Instagram reveals its Top 15 fashion trendsetters

2017-08-11 17:36:00


Instagram have published their top 15 most influential accounts to celebrate the one year anniversary of their ‘Instagram Stories’ Feature.

News: Irish Travellers facing trouble in Germany

2017-08-10 15:54:00


Travellers are playing a cat-and mouse game with German authorities.

Fashion: M.I.A is the new inspiration of Danish designer Astrid Anderson.

2017-08-09 17:16:00


Following a recent collaboration, a new collection produced by the two renowned artists is now available.

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