In Gen Z’s eyes I was probably just another old fart, the kind they think plagues Facebook – alas, what’s a millennial to do when they start losing their cool? Alas, what’s a millennial to do when they start losing their cool?
Britain’s second-busiest airport is in disarray after departure screens went blank on one of the busiest days of the summer. Passengers rely upon the screens to find the right gate in a very complex airport. Airport staff are using “temporary flight boards” – whiteboards with handwritten information – while staff are making announcements about gates.
Rose McGowan has responded to the news that fellow #MeToo activist Asia Argento reportedly settled an accusation of assault made against her by a former child actor. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, the actor and director agreed to pay musician Jimmy Bennett a total of $380,000 over the course of a year and a half after allegedly assaulting him in a California hotel room when he was just over the age of 17 years old. The documents report that Bennett was initially planning to sue Argento for $3.5m in damages citing emotional distress, lost wages and assault.
Hotel Hit Squad: Take a swim on the wild side – floating on your back really is the best way to see the Wye Valley
Lucy Gaizely is 38 and the mother of four children including Raedie who is 15. The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and the Narcissistic Mother (Summerhall, until 26 August) is the result, a piece inspired by the one thing they have left in common — a shared love of Australian pop star Sia and dancer Maddie Ziegler. Ballad, one of a number of shows on the fringe this year in which members of the same family perform alongside each other, revels in a wild demented teenage energy as mother and son dance and fight together, their bodies slamming against each other and pulling apart.
Introducing The Royal Box, Yahoo UK's brand new show on all things royal. Presented by Kate Thornton, episode six features Diana's former bodyguard, Ken Wharfe. Charged with protecting the Princess for five years, until her separation from Prince Charles, Wharfe also oversaw William and Harry’s protection during their early years. Wharfe discusses Diana’s desperate, and ongoing, desire for normality and the royal family’s “hatred” of the press. Elsewhere, royal correspondent Richard Palmer and journalist and royal biographer Claudia Joseph discuss the palace’s handling of the latest Thomas Markle interview and what kind of Queen the Duchess of Cambridge will one day be. Plus, we look at what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have planned for the remainder of the summer.
Asia Argento – a leading #MeToo activist – has reportedly settled an accusation of assault made against her by a former child actor. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, the actor and director agreed to pay musician Jimmy Bennett a total of $380,000 over the course of a year and a half after allegedly assaulting him in a California hotel room when he was just over the age of 17 years old. The state’s legal age of consent is 18.
A British Airways flight attendant has been suspended after putting a video of herself sniffing her tights and unbuttoning her shirt online. The female member of cabin crew filmed herself in her uniform after a flight, asking viewers to ignore how “rough” she looks after the journey. The video was uncovered by the Mirror and the unnamed staff member has since been suspended by BA.
The world’s most exciting hikes have been revealed in a new book from Lonely Planet. In Epic Hikes of the World, the publisher has listed 50 of the best walks as selected by travel experts, from urban trails to month-long treks. The guide includes practical information on the best time of year to attempt each hike, how to get there, where to stay and what to eat.