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When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived in Belfast this morning, making their first official visit to Northern Ireland, there were several things to note about the soon-to-be-Duchess’s outfit. Firstly, the choice of colours; her Greta Constantine skirt was in a patriotic emerald green, and her Mackage coat in a...
Marcel Kittel got off the mark with his first win of the season on Thursday after the Katusha-Alpecin rider won a bunch sprint finish ahead of Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) to win stage two at Tirreno-Adriatico. Following his switch from Quick-Step Floors the German sprinter had struggled to gel...
A new J-pop girl band is capitalising on the cryptocurrency craze by singing about the digital currency market while wearing metallic wrestling-style masks and French maid dresses. Each girl in the eight-strong group, who go by the name of Virtual Currency Girls – or Kasotsuka Shojo in Japanese – wears a furry mask to represent a...
The character of Donatella Versace makes her entrance - and it is an entrance - near the end of the first episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Clad in her signature spray-on jeans, black roll-neck and double-breasted suit jacket, she is impossibly glamorous, even while grieving. With Penelope Cruz...
Holi is one of India’s most astonishing annual celebrations. Every year, sometime in late February or early March, crowds gather for this festival of colour, throwing multi-coloured powders at each other in an explosion of laughter, fun and festivity. It’s an event that could only be Indian, celebrating the...
Elizabeth Gilbert was deep in mourning following the death of her partner, fellow author Rayya Elias, when a feeling suddenly hit her. “I just had an unbelievably strong impulse to shave my head,” she says. “It’s not an unusual response to major life upheaval. If you go to India, its temples are...
Mention “Feldenkrais” and the response tends to be a blank stare, followed by a quizzical expression as to whether an expletive, or unfortunate sneeze, has just been emitted. The “funny F-word,” as practitioner Ryan Jansen calls it, may not roll off the tongue, but its followers are nigh-on evangelical,...
Auto update On Off 6:54PM Welcome Evening everyone and welcome to the second Clasico of the season. The title race has been over for some time, but don't let that stop you from watching the champions-elect of Spain in Barcelona take on Champions League finalists Real Madrid. Teams are as follows, including a start for Gareth...
Dele Alli has been carrying a groin injury that reduced him to a bit-part role for England’s friendlies against Holland and Italy, and also prompted a pep talk from manager Gareth Southgate. Southgate revealed that Dele had been unable to train properly with the England squad because of a groin...
All eyes were on Meghan Markle’s tiara as she made her way to Windsor castle. And what a tiara it is: a beautifully detailed, perfectly sized art deco-style platinum and diamond headpiece that previously belonged to Prince Harry’s great-great grandmother, Queen Mary, and was lent to the bride by...