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The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

How Did Cinderella's Lily James Really Get That Tiny Waist?

Lily James is silencing rumors that her teensy waist in Disney’s <i>Cinderella</i> was digitally altered.<p>The 25-year-old actress has faced scrutiny from fans …

Lily James

Facebook can be sued if it tries to censor content, says French court

Frenchman whose Facebook account was shut by the social media giant after he posted an image of an explicit 19th century painting cries victory after Paris High Court rules his legal complaint can be handled in France<p>The High Court in Paris has set a legal precedent after ruling that the American …

Social Media

Gender Fluid Generation: Evolving Gender Norms at School

<i>Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe.</i><p><b>By: Nanette Thompson</b><p>The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the 9th grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don't identify their …

Death penalty in Indonesia: an executioner's story

A police officer who has been part of an Indonesian firing squad tells how he and his prisoners prepare for the death sentence, and how he hopes those who are killed find their peace<p><b>As Indonesia prepares to execute up to 11 prisoners, including two Australians, a Brazilian and a Nigerian national,</b> …

Death Row

20 British teenage girls have gone to Syria to join Isil

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball says 60 women have travelled to Syria to join Isil including 18 teenage girls<p>Nearly 20 teenage girls have travelled to Syria to join Isil in the past year after being "carefully prepared" for travel to ensure they don't stand out, one of Britain's most …

Counterterrorism

Taylor Swift: the last time I...

The Telegraph gets nosey and asks the world's biggest star a few burning questions we've always wanted answering<p>The Telegraph was recently granted an audience with Taylor Swift, music's biggest star and nicest person. You can read the exclusive interview <b>here</b>.<p>We also had a few extra questions to put …

Taylor Swift

Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years for child sex offences | Reuters

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a “glam-rock” star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of indecently assaulting three girls.<p>Glitter, 70, whose real name is Paul …

Celebrity Gossip

Teenage knife victim in wrong place at wrong time, say grieving family

Family of teenager Alan Cartwright pay tribute to the "lovely boy" stabbed to death while cycling through Islington, north London<p>A 15-year-old teenager was <b>stabbed to death for his bike</b> while cycling with friends through a north London suburb.<p>Alan Cartwright was attacked in Islington, on Friday …

Crime

Older workers must pick their own retirement age, says IDS

Government stresses the importance of older workers and says it will do more to ensure people can stay in work for longer<p>Britain's retirement age "should be when someone chooses to retire", Iain Duncan Smith will say, as he pledges to ensure that older workers are not “thrown on the scrapheap”.<p>The …

Calm Down Everyone, Emma Watson Is NOT Dating Prince Harry

Fashion<p>by Joe Stone | 23 02 2015<p>Emma Watson [Getty]<p>Emma Watson has denied that she is dating Prince Harry, thereby denying the world of the best …

Emma Watson

More than 100 men and boys abducted by ISIL in Iraq

More than 100 Iraqi men, including nine boys, have been abducted by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters near Tikrit, an influential sheikh says.<p>Sheikh Anwar Assi al-Obeidi told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that 118 men and nine boys were originally captured three days ago from Rubaidha …

Human Rights

Trade Minister stays silent on potential TPP concessions

Trade Minister Ed Fast is pushing back at U.S. efforts to goad Canada into spelling out how it might open dairy and poultry markets to more foreign competition, saying he won't be drawn into public negotiations with the Americans as talks on a Pacific Rim trade deal intensify.<p>In recent weeks, …

5 Comforting Dinners to Make Using Only Pantry Staples

What’s for dinner when the fridge is bare? Plenty, thanks to some well-selected staples.<p>Most nights our family dinners rely on a philosophy followed by chefs the world over: Use fresh ingredients and mess with them as little as possible. This is easy to live by early in the week, when our fridge …

Cooking

This Is How "Modern Family" Filmed An Episode Entirely With iPhones, iPads, And MacBooks

In a BuzzFeed News exclusive clip, see how executive producer and co-creator, Steve Levitan, put together the Feb. 25 episode using only everyday modern technology.<p>This week's episode of <i>Modern Family</i> does something network television hasn't ever done before: The installment, called "Connection …

TV

Oscars 2015: John Travolta's kiss sums up sexism in Hollywood

Everyone whooped when Patricia Arquette made her speech demanding gender equality in the film industry. Will it make a difference? asks Robbie Collin<p><b>Patricia Arquette’s firebrand Oscar acceptance speech</b> was the second most articulate expression of women’s ongoing struggle for equal rights at the …

Scarlett Johansson

19 Hearty Root Vegetable Recipes We Love

Gallery19 Hearty Root Vegetable Recipes We Love<p>Yes, root vegetables have a reputation for being heavy and sweet, long-cooking, and, well, boring. But for a class of vegetable that spends its lifetime underground and survives conditions that most produce simply cannot endure, root vegetables could …

How To Make Big Mac Secret Sauce At Home

McDonald's have long been set apart from their fast food rivals by one critical element - the Big Mac Sauce. The tangy, sweet and gooey condiment …

McDonald's

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Facebook's Privacy Policy Breaches EU Law, says Watchdog

Facebook’s privacy policy violates European law, according to a study commissioned by the Belgian privacy commission, and released today, The Guardian reports.<p>Conducted by the Centre of Interdisciplinary Law and ICT at the University of Leuven, the report says the social network’s updated policies, …

Privacy

94-Year-Old Who Allegedly Served in Auschwitz Faces 3,681 Accessory to Murder Charges

BERLIN — German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old man with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served in the Nazi death camp Auschwitz. Schwerin prosecutors' spokesman Stefan Urbanek said Monday the suspect was an SS sergeant who served as a medic in Auschwitz in an SS …

Auschwitz

Authorities scramble to find teen girls before they join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amira Abase told her father she was going to a wedding. Instead, the 15-year-old British girl hopped on a plane with two friends to Turkey -- and police fear they are headed to Syria to join ISIS.<p>"What she's doing is completely nonsense," said Amira's father, Abase Hussen.<p>He implored Amira …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The world’s 11 worst anti-women laws: How do these still exist?

Did you know that in some countries it's actually legal for a man to abduct a woman if he marries her afterwards? And that nine women are currently …

Human Rights

Amber Heard Reveals Wedding Ring From Johnny Depp

Amber Heard doesn't waste any time. If some of us had just married one of the world's biggest actors, we'd take a minute to relax and just hang out …

Chelsea fans allegedly involved in Paris Métro racist incident identified

Metropolitan police say they have spoken to three men about incident on Paris Métro and are liaising with French authorities<p>Three men sought in connection with an alleged racist incident involving Chelsea football fans on a Paris Métro train have been identified.<p>A Metropolitan police spokesman said …

Soccer

Surge in UK child kidnappings recorded in wake of Rotherham child grooming scandal

Nearly 900 cases of child kidnapping recorded in UK last year<p>There has been an increase in the number of child abductions and kidnappings in the UK, …

No injuries reported after Kardashian car slides off road

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Thank you God for watching over us and keeping us safe."<p>That's what Kim Kardashian had to say Saturday afternoon after a car in which she was riding slid off the road in Montana, southwest of Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.<p>Sister Khloe Kardashian and "at least one other …

Kim Kardashian

Sony Xperia V gets Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update via CyanogenMod 12 Nightly ROM: How to install

Sony is far from releasing the Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for its flagship Xperia devices, while industrious custom Android developers have already …

Syria-bound missing schoolgirl's father urges her not to fall into clutches of Isis

The father of one of the London schoolgirls feared to be on her way to Syria has said her family “cannot stop crying” as he urged her not to fall into the clutches of Islamic State (Isis) militants.<p>As British counter-terrorism officers were accused of failing to pick up on signs that the teenagers …

Terrorism