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Helen Mirren explains why calling a woman 'sassy' is just plain 'insulting'

Helen Mirren has called for new words to define female humour and power, because she believes branding a woman “sassy” is “insulting”.<p>The actress …

Feminism

Hatton Garden jewellery burglary: The extraordinary underworld of London's jewellery quarter

There is a complex and hidden geography to the jewellery quarter of Hatton Garden, unknown even to those who have been working there for decades, …

Orthodox Judaism

Woman accuses school of body shaming her sister after it sent her home for wearing leggings and long basketball shirt

A simple Facbook post a sister wrote to defend her young sibling, after she was sent home for breaking her school’s dress code, has gone viral and …

High School

I have autism and I wouldn't want it 'cured' - the world needs people who are different

For many years I was sceptical, but as the years pass I am increasingly coming to believe that it is an advantage to be living with autism.<p>I do not …

Autism

Eating cheese may help you lose weight, new study finds

A new scientific study has suggested that eating cheese may help individuals struggling to lose weight – and contribute to keeping the pounds off.<p>The …

Holistic Medicine

Allegations of a cover-up at Scotland Yard show that the British are as prone to malfeasance as any other nation<p>It just doesn’t compute. Almost every day the news is filled with stories that look to me like corruption. Yet on Transparency International’s corruption index Britain is ranked 14th out …

Corruption

The age of loneliness is killing us

What do we call this time? It’s not the information age: the collapse of popular education movements left a void filled by marketing and conspiracy theories. Like the stone age, iron age and space age, the digital age says plenty about our artefacts but little about society. The anthropocene, in …

Falling Apart

Competition and individualism are forcing us into a devastating Age of Loneliness<p>By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th October 2014<p>What …

CCTV camera in Fabindia trial room: Goa Police crack case

A week after the hidden camera was detected by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at a Fabindia outlet near Panaji, police on Saturday claimed to have …

Architizer

Microapartments Designed by Italian Prisoners

We've included English descriptions with the diagrams<p>You know how jail cells feature a combination toilet/sink? Years ago I joked that if Milan had a …

Photographer Creates Beautiful Abstract Images Using an Assortment of Art Materials

Mark Lovejoy creates work that’s quite difficult to classify. What at first appear like complex digital renderings could also just be photographs of …

Ukip Deputy Leader Paul Nuttall Criticises EU For Not Recognising Russia's Annexation Of Crimea

During his time as Russian leader, Vladimir Putin has presided over a brutal war in Chechnya, encouraged the fracturing of South Ossetia from …

Heist investigation: London police didn't respond to burglar alarm

<b>London (CNN) —</b> British police investigating a spectacular heist in the heart of London's jewelry district said Friday they knew a burglar alarm went off but didn't respond.<p>Southern Monitoring Alarm Company called the Metropolitan Police Service, also known as Scotland Yard, at 12:21 a.m. April 3 to …

Denmark: Tackling homelessness the Odense way

Denmark is battling homelessness.<p>Between 2009 and 2013, the northern European country saw a 16 percent rise in the number of people lacking permanent housing.<p>But one Danish town has tackled the problem head on. In the same four-year period, Odense has managed to reduce the number of homeless people …

Housing

No significant breakthrough in Syria talks

Days of talks between Syria's government and some opposition figures have ended in Moscow, with no sign of a breakthrough to end the conflict, which has entered its fifth year.<p>The second such meeting this year in Russia, an ally of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, was marred by friction among …

France to Work With India on Semi-High Speed Rail

<b>Paris:</b> France will partner India in a study for upgrading the speed on Delhi-Chandigarh rail line to 200 kilometers per hour and help in …