Anita Liu

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One Beacon Court by Tara Benet

Located in the One Beacon Court building inside the Bloomsberg Towers sits this modern condo designed by painter and interior designer Tara Benet. …

Technologically-Repurposed Vintage Objects

Like many of us I've got a soft spot for vintage objects that actually do something, and I don't mind being advertised to when the delivery vehicle …

Iran removes filters from Twitter and Facebook

A number of web users in Iran reported late on Monday that they could access Facebook and Twitter without restrictions, raising hopes that the authorities have finally lifted the filtering on the social networks.<p>It was not immediately clear whether Iran had in fact permanently unblocked access to …

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth split

Miley Cyrus has called off her engagement to actor Liam Hemsworth after four years together. Representatives for both stars confirmed that the couple had decided to split.<p>Cyrus, 20, and Hemsworth, 23, first met in 2009 on the set of their film The Last Song. In May 2012, they announced that they …

Apple iOS7 software review – video

Almost one-third may have updated within 12 hours - but Apple's new iPhone software some way from 'world's most popular'. By <b>Alex Hern and Charles Arthur</b><p>Published: 19 Sep 2013<p>It's nearly three weeks since Apple overhauled its iPhone software, but some users aren't happy. Tell us what you think needs …

Apple iOS 7: app developers explain its key features and implications

At some point today, Apple will make its iOS 7 software update available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners to download.<p>It's one of the biggest updates to iOS for some time, and developers have been working hard to update their apps accordingly since the software was revealed at Apple's WWDC …

M&C Saatchi profits increase 6% after UK growth

M&C Saatchi has reported adjusted pre-tax profits up 6% to £9.3m in the first half, on the back of strong growth in the UK, Europe and US.<p>M&C Saatchi reported total revenues up 5% to £87m in the first six months.<p>The UK operation increased revenues by a healthy 8% in the first half to £39m, with the …

The Fashion - A New Biannual Magazine from Guardian

Guardian and The New York Observer are launching a new fashion magazine called “The Fashion.” It will be a biannual publication sold in “select …

Fashion news, advice and pictures | The Guardian

Fashion<p>The idea that trends that trickle down from the catwalk has become one of fashion’s most enduring truisms. But does it hold water?<p>Worn by Cardi B, Hailey Baldwin and Rihanna, hoops now come in many different shapes and sizes. See discreet minis, classic midis and attention-grabbing …

Ralph Lauren

Typography - photograph your favourite fonts

Everyday we encounter hundreds of different typefaces on road signs, letters, tickets and buildings. Many of us don't notice the font itself, concentrating instead on reading the words. There are some designs that are instantly recognisable, though. Helvetica is perhaps the most well known; it even …

Barbour jackets? Satchels? Denim hotpants? We owe them all to Alexa Chung

According to Chung, she is "just a TV presenter". According to US Vogue, she is "a style bombshell who flattens the best efforts of any American counterpart with the indescribable force of her courageous chic". And according to the hundreds of blogs dedicated to photographing her every outfit, and …

Guardian Editors Debate a Former NSA Lawyer on PRISM, Snowden and Surveillance

Last night, I attended a pretty good debate in New York about the surveillance by the National Security Agency, PRISM, Edward Snowden, and exactly …

Surveillance

Edward Snowden has raised 'real issues', says head of UK spy watchdog

The head of the watchdog responsible for scrutinising Britain's intelligence agencies has defended their spying techniques but admitted that the whistleblower Edward Snowden has raised "real issues" about safeguarding privacy in the 21st century.<p>Sir Malcolm Rifkind argued that the UK had an …

What rubbish, Sir Simon! Our intelligence agencies are not outside the law

I usually am impressed by Simon Jenkins, but his polemic in today's Guardian on the Edward Snowden affair was well below par and full of howlers. If his emails are like that he can relax. No intelligence agency will waste its time trying to read them.<p>He repeats the original accusation that GCHQ …

London fashion week: backstage views – in pictures

Street style during fashion week is a tricky thing. I always wonder what all those peacocks look like during the rest of the year. This season I decided to try using my clout as a Guardian blogger to get into the backstage areas of as many shows as I was able to. This is what I got up to.<p>Fashion …

Nigel Slater: 'I have worked since I was 16. I'm lucky. And I'm grateful'

<i>Friday</i><b>:</b> <i>North London</i><p>Friday is my day off. Sacrosanct. Written in stone. Everyone who works with me knows I haven't so much as taken a phone call on a Friday for 25 years. There is the odd bugger who pushes their luck, but most people know they take their chances. The exception is my breakfast …