A young victim of the Grenfell Tower fire will live on in the name of a character in an upcoming trilogy by Philip Pullman, following a fundraising campaign by authors. The His Dark Materials author invited people to bid for the naming as part of the Authors for Grenfell Tower auction, raising money for the British Red Cross' relief fund for those affected by the tragedy. One bidder was former teacher James Clement, who taught 16-year-old Nur Huda el-Wahabi, believed to have died in the fire along with her family, parents Abdul Aziz and Fouzia, and siblings Yasin, 21, and Mehdi, 8.
Theatre goers have vomited and fainted in the latest Broadway production of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984. At least four audience members have passed out during performance, some attendees have thrown up, and others have shouted at actors on stage. An incident following one performance led to people getting into a fight, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Luckily though, Good Housekeeping Institute has put together a handy infographic to help you get it right this summer. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the U.S. topped the list with the biggest restaurant tip with wait staff expecting to be left anywhere between 15 and 25 per cent of the bill. The information also reveals that tipping is not expected in many South East Asian countries but is appreciated.
Unlike a handbag, glasses are not a one-size-fits-all deal. What ultimately determines which eyewear options work and which don't is your face shape. Once you've got your frames in hand, you'll want to focus on the details: namely, the color of your glasses.
Airline passengers in America may be required to separate out books, magazines and papers from cabin baggage - but civil liberties campaigners have insisted that airport security staff should not be able to scrutinise and assess a passenger’s choice of reading matter. New airport security procedures being tested by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) require travellers to remove paper products — as well as foods such as chocolate and cheese - from their carry-on bags. The TSA says it allow screeners to assess the contents of hand baggage more effectively.
It’s hard to believe, but JK Rowling’s world-famous creation, Harry Potter, hit shelves for the first time 20 years ago today. While some of us are still awaiting our Hogwarts acceptance letter (it’s coming any day now guys), there are still plenty of opportunities for muggles and squibs alike to enjoy a taste of the wizarding world. Here’s our ultimate travel guide to celebrate all things Potter.
In a quiet corner of West Yorkshire, there's a secluded glamping experience so luxurious it'll convert the biggest camping-haters.
I thought writing novels from home was the dream - I didn't realise how lonely I had become
Until then, we'll just have to settle for some Ed Sheeran musical appreciation. As NME reports, the superstar couple paid a special visit to Glastonbury on Sunday night to catch Sheeran's headlining set at the nation's biggest music festival. Much to the horror of their four children, we expect, Posh and Becks were filmed in full-on Sheeran stan mode.