Fashion has to do much more if it is serious about catwalk diversity

Jack Eyers, a personal trainer and amputee who also works with Models of Diversity, has had great success as a fitness model (including featuring on the cover of Men’s Health) and more mixed experiences in fashion. He walked in the Antonio Urzi show at New York fashion week and loved it. “He made my leg […]

Crompton underlines silence and savings in SilentPro ceiling fan ad

Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals has unveiled its latest multimedia campaign titled ‘Silence Bhi aur Energy Savings Bhi’ for the launch of its new SilentPro ceiling fans. Showcasing a playful interaction between a husband and wife, the campaign brings out a humorous yet insightful take on silence.Conceptualised by BBDO India, the film showcases a quarrel between […]

‘People are going to go hungry’: pandemic effects could leave 54m Americans without food

“We were getting darn close to closing the meal gap before the crisis,” said Michael McDonald, the CEO. “But if demand continues at this rate for the rest of the year or into next year, we’re going to fall way short. I don’t see us being able to keep up without a longer-term commitment from […]

Sally Pipes: Another coronavirus lockdown would hurt these patients and providers

As one might expect, fewer tests have led to fewer diagnoses. A study published last week in JAMA Network Open, a medical journal, looked at diagnoses for six different forms of cancer between March 1 and April 18. It found a 46.4 percent decrease in the average weekly number of newly diagnosed cancer patients, compared with the […]

A lost summer: How Trump fell short in confronting the virus

One of the clearest examples of how fear and loyalty have infected the response came in Trump’s decision last month to begin formally withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization. Many government officials hoped the president would not take this drastic step, but none had the courage to try forcefully to persuade him […]

Runa Mackay obituary

Runa’s Christian faith was fundamental to everything she did; she was a committed member of the Iona Community, a regular participant in the Women in Black vigil in Princes Street, Edinburgh, a member of Medact and a campaigner against Trident. Humble, with an irresistible twinkle in her eye, she leaves an extraordinary legacy of commitment […]

“Long overdue”: White NHL players find their voice on racism

“It’s unfortunate that it took something of this magnitude to get people’s eyes open or myself having the accountability to realize and look in the mirror and say, ‘I’ve got to be better,’” Seguin said. “Am I part of the stigma because I haven’t thought about this, or haven’t really fully realized it or understood […]

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is hosting a livestream charity fundraiser for his 70th birthday

The big picture: Wozniak is one of the most beloved figures in the tech industry. Along with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne, Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1976 and was instrumental in developing several of the company’s early products. Woz left Apple in 1985 but has remained involved in the tech community ever since. He still […]

Shirley Manson on Hosting ‘The Jump’ Podcast, Future of Garbage

So I try to do a lot of studying. Not so much research, because I just want to have an idea of what’s been happening in their lives. I don’t want to have expectations and I certainly don’t want to direct the interview. A lot of journalists have that style when they talk to musicians […]

‘Stop waiting for it to be over’: Photographer, 31, with a crippling lung condition shares her five key tips for coping with stage four lockdown after enduring 146 DAYS of strict isolation

‘Focusing one day at a time really helped, and just finding the little things that bring joy to us every day. I look back on it now actually as a very special time that we were able to spend together as a family. Lots of patience!’