The non-profit organisation TED is facing sexual harassment claims both internally among their staff and externally from conference attendees. Claims by women attending the conference depict the conferences as environments that are not safe for women, having an atmosphere of predatory male behaviour that not only exists but is getting worse, according to emails and interviews conducted by the Washington Post. At least five people, one of whom is a past main stage speaker, spoke with TED officials about being harassed or groped during the organisation's Vancouver conference in April, reports the Washington Post.
British Airways passengers have responded rapidly to the revelation that travellers on the airline's cheapest tickets will be held back at the departure gate until everyone else is on board. Many reactions to the “pay least, board last” policy were negative. Instead of competing with the Aldi and Lidl of the airline world they should have stuck to offering more and costing more.
Legendary fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away as a result of heart failure. Born to Tunisian farmers, he lied about his age in order to attend the École des Beaux-Arts in Tunis before he moved to Paris and started his career working for Christian Dior. Alaïa was never one to follow the rules, be it through his creations or in response to the industry's strict demands or scheduling.
Ryan Seacrest has issued a statement vehemently denying a wardrobe stylist's allegation of sexual misconduct, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. E! is reportedly investigating the claim, which is said to have occurred while the unnamed stylist was working with Seacrest on E! News about a decade ago. The exact details of Seacrest's alleged behaviour have not yet been revealed.
Without a doubt, monochromatic makeup looks were the biggest beauty trend of 2017. Every cool girl in the game — from Zendaya and Shay Mitchell to Gigi Hadid and Rihanna — tried it on for size and looked incredible in the process.
Love it or hate it, Black Friday – and its counterpart Cyber Monday – are here to stay. Here are the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals for 2017. The Half Moon resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica, is offering 50 per cent off all bookings made on Cyber Monday.
Meryl Streep said she "once played dead and waited until the blows stopped" as she opened up about her experience of being “beaten” in a speech addressing violence against women. “I do know something about real terror," The Devil Wear's Prada star told the audience at the International Press Freedom Awards in New York.
Last month it was widely reported that Harvey Weinstein had body-shamed Hayley Atwell, the actress now starring in the BBC's very relevant Howard's End miniseries , when she was working on the 2008 film Brideshead Revisited. The disgraced mogul allegedly said the British actress looked like a "fat pig on screen," before being called out by Atwell's co-star in the movie, Emma Thompson. According to the story, Thompson even threatened to quit the film if she heard Weinstein body-shaming Atwell or another female cast member again.
British Airways passengers paying the lowest fares on European flights will be kept back at the departure gate until everyone else has boarded the plane. On 12 December, the carrier will introduce a “group boarding” system on all its flights. “This number will then be displayed prominently on the boarding pass, printed or mobile,” says British Airways in an internal newsletter.
Momo Pixel, the art director of Wieden+Kennedy advertising agency, is breaking it down for the baffled masses with Hair Nah!, a travel game with a retro look and a message that needs to be heard right this second. Clearly, there are plenty of people who relate: Her tweet about Hair Nah! has been shared by Shonda Rhimes, DeRay Mckesson, Jenna Wortham, and more. "And Black women as a whole are my inspiration." Ahead, the creator speaks on the message, the response, and — of course — the hairstyles in the game.
Living legend Serena Williams and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian tied the knot in a Beauty and the Beast -themed wedding at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans on Thursday night. Famous guests like Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, and Anna Wintour were in attendance, according to The Daily Mail, as well as some of Williams' best friends, like Ciara, La La Anthony, and Kelly Rowland.
Did you know that one in three women around the world don't have access to decent toilets? When carrying out a basic human function risks the safety (and dignity) of so many women, it's a feminist issue. Out of Order is a multimedia exhibition exploring the impact this has on women globally.
It does have its fair share of critics, however, who point to Rose's lack of self-awareness, the sheer speed with which the lovers fall for each other, and the size of that damn piece of wood. Hunter provided the con arguments, pointing out all the reasons why Titanic is a terrible movie, and I stood up for the film. Read through our thoughts in this slideshow, and decide for yourself if James Cameron's great love story was worthy of your teen devotion, or if you were blinded by the swelling music and Leo's dapper grin.
Meet 'Her Deepness' - the 82-year-old deep sea diver who spent two weeks living under water
While Donald Trump may be enjoying cordial relations with heads of state in China and the Phillippines, the picture is a little less rosy when it comes to the US President's business dealings. 300 days after becoming the 45th US President on January 20th, average prices of a luxury room at his hotels has dropped by 20 per cent, FairFX reveals. Of his 13 hotels, 10 are offering rooms at a lower rate this weekend than when he took office, a 26 per cent price cut.
When travelling around the world, vegetarians often have hard luck. And a vegetarian diet combined with an economy class airline meal is, some might say, asking for failure.