A new book challenges the myth of the ever-chic ‘Parisienne’

They include prominent figures like Paris’ recently reelected Spanish-French mayor, Anne Hidalgo and Franco-Moroccan writer Leila Slimani, but also lesser-known activists working in disability and transgender rights, a female rabbi, a Romanian-born coffee roaster, a feminist podcaster, several successful entrepreneurs, an aeronautical engineer and even a boxer pushing for gender equality in sports.

Mike Pompeo opens anti-China, anti-Russia tour in Czech Republic

Amid post-election violence and concerns about significant democratic backsliding in nearby Belarus, Pompeo plans to use his visit to push his hosts to counter Russian and Chinese influence. Russia and China are active and seeking greater roles throughout the continent in the energy, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors, a trend the United States is keen to […]

Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal the show on Royal tour – video

There’s no denying that Prince George and Princess Charlotte managed to steal the limelight during this week’s royal tour in Poland and Germany. As they touched down at Warsaw airport on Monday afternoon, young George looked overwhelmed when emerging from his private plane. After a little encouragement from his father Prince William, the three-year-old royal […]

‘I Was in the Room Too’: Pompeo Calls Bolton ‘Traitor’, Refutes Upcoming Book’s Claims

On Wednesday, several US media published excerpts obtained from copies of Bolton’s book, “Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir,” before its scheduled release on 23 June. In the book, Bolton accuses US President Donald Trump of misusing his powers in a number of cases, including asking China for help in the 2020 election. […]

Priyanka Chopra debuts book cover for upcoming memoirs, Unfinished, shares details

The feeling of checking something off your “bucket list” gives you an indescribable sense of accomplishment…and that’s where I am in this moment. I’ve always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right. With each opportunity that presented itself, my first instinct was always to wait…because I wasn’t (and I’m still not) […]

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

The Times exposé, headlined “Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches from His Father,” was posted on Oct. 2, 2018. While it got plenty of attention at the time, and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize, there was plenty else going on that week, including the pending confirmation of Supreme Court […]

Who wrote the Meghan and Harry book Finding Freedom and what’s it about?

Do Harry and Meghan know the authors? The authors met Harry and Meghan in the past, but have repeatedly said the pair did not contribute to the book.

Fact check: False Hitler quote on “World War 3”

The Biblical Hebrew Israelites movement has roots in Black Judaism, and the idea that America’s emancipated slaves were the “true Hebrews” ( here ). The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the movement has a complicated history, with some of its sects enacting hateful and racist practices ( here ).

Defending world snooker champion Judd Trump beaten by Kyren Wilson

The defending champion Judd Trump crashed out of the world championship after a 13-9 defeat against the eighth seed Kyren Wilson. Trump became the 18th player to suffer the so-called “Crucible curse” where no first-time winner has retained the crown since the event moved to the venue in 1977.

Meghan Markle said she was expected to ‘serve Archie on a silver platter’ after criticism over christening, book reveals

Meghan felt like people wanted her to serve her child “on a silver platter” after Archie was born Prince Harry was “delightfully surprised” when Meghan reportedly peed in the wood on their luxury camping trip in Botswana Harry was stunned after Meghan’s estranged family gave a series of interviews criticising the duchess Meghan had to […]