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Battle of Britain hero presumed dead is actually alive and well as family reveal he's enjoying a quiet retirement

He's one of the last surviving heroes of the glorious Few who saved Britain from a Nazi ­invasion.<p>But Battle of Britain pilot John Hemingway has been …

Battle of Britain

Whitby burn victim launches lawsuit against ethanol-fuelled lamp company

Douglas Foston was sitting on his porch with his wife Roxanne back in 2014 on a warm August night. They had just finished their dinner and all was …

Ethanol

America’s first black president and corruption

ANALYSIS/OPINION:<p>There was so much hope in January 2009 when Barack Obama took office. Here was the first black president of the United States, …

United States

12 Bathroom Trends on the Way Out

These bathroom trends are so last year...<p>Glass block bathroom windows may give you privacy and plenty of light, but they also make for a gaudy look …

Interior Design

Your Complete Guide to Ramadan, Including the Proper Greeting and When It Starts

This week marks the start of Ramadan for more than a billion Muslims around the world.<p>The month-long observance — which starts on either May 15 or …

Islam

How to keep your kitchen *really* clean, according to restaurant pros

For professional chefs, the kitchen is the kingdom, which means it’s absolutely necessary to keep things spotless. After all, those shiny blue “A” …

Kitchens

America is plagued by a chronic misunderstanding of slavery and white supremacy

A recent study from the Southern Poverty Law Center traces our ignorance to our schools, and provides a path to solving this problem.<p>Several years …

Black History

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

Unseen photographs of civil rights conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963

In spring 1963, African American civil rights activists in Alabama started the Birmingham campaign, a series of sit-ins, boycotts and marches against segregation laws. The peaceful demonstrations were met with violence, teargas and police dogs. The events were a turning point in the civil rights …

Black History

Amazing: Read These Newly Discovered Letters Between JFK And Marilyn Monroe

<i>In February, 1962, President John F. Kennedy met the famous pinup girl, model, and actress Marilyn Monroe, and within days, the two had started an</i> …

Marilyn Monroe

Geena Davis' Fourth Husband Reza Jarrahy Files for Divorce After Nearly 17 Years of Marriage

Geena Davis’ fourth marriage is headed for divorce.<p>The actress’ husband Reza Jarrahy filed for divorce after nearly 17 years of marriage on Tuesday, …

Engagement Rings

Saucy secrets of St. George’s Chapel, site of the Royal Wedding

On May 19, all eyes will be on St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get hitched. The chapel – not really a chapel but a vast Gothic church with room for 800 people – dates from 1475 and is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Britain. Ten former …

Henry Viii

Full Comment: Demands for a papal apology border on anti-Catholic bigotry

<b>By Mario Silva</b>As a former member of Parliament, I’ve viewed with alarm the recent call from the New Democratic Party’s federal caucus, apparently …

Christianity

How the investigation into the deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman turned from murder-suicide to double homicide | The Star

Information in this story is based on interviews with people with close knowledge of the private investigation into the case, who provided the …

Crime

This WWII soldier liberated a whole town by himself, but most Canadians still don’t know his name

Most soldiers would probably have gone home after the first explosion claimed their left eye.<p>It was the dying months of the Second World War and …

Netherlands

32 Unseen Photos Of The Royal Family

Taken by the public<p>We're used to seeing official pictures of the royal family at engagements like the opening of hospitals or Trooping the Colour. Esteemed photographers are usually on hand to capture the moment and then we get a glimpse through news reports. But some lucky royal fans, or even just …

Family

Queso flameado for Cinco de Mayo

Saturday marks Cinco de Mayo — an annual celebration of the Mexican army's unexpected victory over the French empire at the Battle of Puebla on May …

Cinco de Mayo

50 Found Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Canada From the Early 20th Century

These found photos from gt_hawk63 that show how everyday life of Canada (mostly Ontario) looked like from over 100 years ago.<br>Three yong women at the …

Toronto

13 Creepy Dog Stories On Reddit That Will Terrify You

I don't think I need to tell you that dogs are special, wonderful pets who can make your life a lot more magical. Dogs are your number one buddy who …

Pets

5 Paint Trends We’re Loving Right Now

Why do we love paint so much, you ask? Because it’s hands down the cheapest and simplest way to <i>tooootally</i> transform a space. And switching things up …

Home Decorating

As a white male, I did not get a job due to my race and gender. What are my options?

The Question<p>After interviewing for a senior role in a large, well-known Canadian organization, I was told by the recruiter‎ that, despite “hitting all the high notes from a capabilities and experience” perspective, their client ”couldn’t do it. White males just won’t cut it. I am so sorry as I …

What I Learned About Swedish Death Cleaning After Experiencing My Own Loss

As I stood atop a makeshift ladder, an old door atop two sawhorses, with a mask over my face, pulling down pieces of wood that were covered in dust that may have been there from the 1920s Dust Bowl, I found myself resenting my grandparents and their parents for holding onto all this junk. I then …

Minimalism

Starbucks CEO calls arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store 'reprehensible'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson responded to public outcry over the arrest of two black men on Saturday from a Philadelphia branch of the coffee shop, calling the incident "reprehensible."<p>The arrest, which was captured on video that has since gone viral, sparked accusations of discrimination …

Justice

8 Real Brides Share One Thing They Regret Splurging On For Their Wedding

There’s no doubt about it, weddings are expensive. Regardless of your budget, venue or headcount, it all adds up to be quite a strain on the bank account, to say the least. While deciding where to spend and where to save can be tricky, most couples make concessions and compromises, and then splurge …

B.C. Supreme Court challenge of public health-care system set to resume

The constitutional challenge with the power to reshape Canada’s public health-care system is expected to resume Monday, after a series of delays.<p>The trial, brought forward by a private Vancouver clinic and involving both the province of B.C. and the federal government, opened to significant …

'Anti-malarial for mosquitoes': The British scientist behind a major malaria breakthrough

​In his office, Professor Jake Baum drinks his tea, strong with no milk, while talking about his frantic morning. His day, like any other, starts …

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Food

A neuroscientist explains what could be wrong with Trump supporters’ brains

There’s no doubt that Donald Trump has said many things that would have been political suicide for any other Republican. And almost every time he …

'Roseanne' had a joke about ABC's minority-led comedies 'Black-ish' and 'Fresh Off the Boat' — and people were not pleased

ABC's reboot of the beloved sitcom "Roseanne" has generated a plethora of controversy in just a few episodes.<p>On Tuesday night's episode, a joke about ABC's minority-led sitcoms, "Black-ish" and "Fresh Off the Boat," upset a lot of people as much as the Trump storyline did last week. The show's …

Christie Blatchford: Living in a country where you daren’t be anything but gay friendly

I read a plaintive piece the other day by John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, the organization that takes on …