Gianni Versace

What Amazon does to wages

WHEN Amazon announced in 2010 that it would build a distribution centre in Lexington County, South Carolina, the decision was hailed as a victory for …

Economics

Chiara’s top outfits: Versace tribute

Friday is… <b>Chiara’s top outfits</b> day! This week her 3 top looks a brand in common: <b>Versace</b>.In the first outfit, Chiara wear one of the five limited …

Donatella Versace

The new space race

LATER this month, if all has gone according to plan, a rocket called the Falcon Heavy will take off from Cape Canaveral, in Florida (see article). …

Falcon Heavy

Journalist Jamilah King Recounted a Wild Story About Meeting Gianni Versace's Killer

Last night, FX premiered its newest series <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i> about the tragic 1997 murder of fashion icon …

Offbeat News

Something doesn’t ad up about America’s advertising market

IMAGINE a world in which you are manipulated by intelligent advertisements from dusk until dawn. Your phone and TV screens flash constantly with …

Advertising

Edgar Ramirez Is a Suit Magician

One suit, two outfits. Take note.<p>Check out our recent street-style roundups or runway coverage from the Fall 2018 menswear shows happening right now and you might walk away feeling more confused than inspired. But having great style isn't just about wearing 12 ultra-hyped grails. Jeff Goldblum, …

Men's Fashion

Offset Apologizes For 'I Cannot Vibe With Queers' Lyric, Drops Dictionary Definition As Defense

Offset of Migos has apologized for a lyric that many claim is homophobic, Vulture reports.<p>The entire Migos clan has been on the rise the past year, …

Diversity

Opinion | “I am not a serial killer:” The time I was mistaken for Gianni Versace’s killer Andrew Cunanan

And before I knew it, I was standing in front of a small army of men in blue.<p>I remember inhaling deeply, swallowing my heart back down my throat …

Andrew Cunanan

Innovative materials from bamboo are helping a new industry to sprout

FANNING out from the sodden delta of the Yangtze, and southward to the flanks of the Nanling mountains, over 6m hectares of emerald bamboo …

Economics

Great Movies About Terrible Parents

Not all parents are good. Let’s take a look at some of the worst. In Cinema.<p>When we think of parents, we envision our earliest protectors and role …

Filmmaking

Why armed intervention in Venezuela is a bad idea

WHAT should be done when a regime remains in power by dictatorial means while pitching its people into penury? That is the question that Venezuela’s …

Venezuela

Wednesday cable ratings: ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ leads, down a lot from ‘People v. O.J.’

The second installment of “American Crime Story” premiered to Wednesday’s top 18-49 rating among cable originals, but it was also down quite a bit …

TV

China’s ambitions in space are growing

NATTY yellow carts whizz tourists around Wenchang space port, a sprawling launch site on the tropical island of Hainan. The brisk tour passes beneath …

China

The era of the cloud’s total dominance is drawing to a close

CONNECTED devices now regularly double as digital hoovers: equipped with a clutch of sensors, they suck in all kinds of information and send it to …

Economics

Making multicopters easier to use will increase the number in use

SMALL multicopter drones—souped-up versions of those sold by the million as Christmas toys—have tremendous potential for use in industry and …

Drones

Power in Whitehall is draining from the Brexit department

BREXITEERS have long fretted that the civil service dislikes the whole business of leaving the EU. Former officials have made this plain, criticising …

Brexit

Military ties between Britain and France will not be shaken by Brexit

IT WAS in his typical, headline-grabbing mode that Boris Johnson pitched the notion of building a bridge across the Channel. At least it served as a …

Brexit

Labour’s left-wing tightens its grip on the party

AS ELECTIONS to arcane committees in the Labour Party go, the race for slots on its National Executive Committee (NEC) was star-studded. The …

Economics

Thicker eggshells help cuckoos hatch earlier than their nestmates

THE exhausting chore of raising young is one a few birds manage to avoid. By laying their eggs in the nests of others, they dupe those others into …

Economics

The safety net in Republican states is about to get skimpier

KENTUCKY, a poor, rural state nostalgic for coal, has never been quite sure of its politics. For three years it was the darling of Obamacare. …

Matt Bevin

This is a bad time for the special relationship to be under strain

THE opening of the new American embassy should have been the highlight of London’s diplomatic season. The American president himself had been lined …

Hugo Chávez

How people name sensations depends on those sensations’ salience

THE human sense of smell is weak. That is well known, and is suspected by many anthropologists of being the result of a trade-off in the primate …

Economics

Can an increase in stop-and-search cut knife crime?

IN A school classroom in north-east London, Ken Hinds preaches calmness and confidence. Mr Hinds, who runs the Haringey Independent Stop & Search …

Economics

Prince Charles expands his property empire

THE marketing material for Nansledan, a settlement a couple of miles from the Cornish coast, paints a picture of time-worn rural bliss. Houses daubed …

Prince Charles

Where did Carillion go wrong?

LABOURERS building the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Birmingham got a rude shock when they arrived for their morning shift on January 15th. …

Economics

After a huge loss on old reinsurance contracts, GE contemplates a break-up

DECISIONS made long ago, and often long since forgotten, can come back to haunt. General Electric (GE), an American industrial conglomerate, has …

Economics

China is getting tougher on Taiwan

WHEN is a country with its own territory, laws, elected government and army not a country? Answer: when China deems it so. In recent days Chinese …

China

Masayoshi Son may raise yet more cash to pump into tech

AT AN investor briefing in 2015, Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank, flashed up a picture of a goose. The company is like the bird of legend …

Economics

The regime in Syria is closing in on a rebel stronghold

IN THE spring of 2015 the rebel takeover of Idlib province in north-western Syria seemed to signal the beginning of the end for President Bashar …

Syria

The Guardian heads back into the black

ON JANUARY 15th the <i>Guardian</i> showed off its new, trimmer look, shifting from its idiosyncratic “Berliner” format to a tabloid shape with a redesigned …

Economics