A passenger on a long-haul flight is suing British Airways for what he claims is physical harm suffered after being seated next to a large fellow traveller. Long-suffering airline passengers are accustomed to the discomfort of modern flying.
The child is due to be born in the spring, and will be just behind his or her father in the line of succession to the British throne.
If there is one thing that viewers will be looking forward to as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits the big screens today, it is how it addressing the countless controversies that have loomed over the movie since word of its release.
Government records show first lady Melania Trump racked up roughly $174,000 (over £135,000) in hotel bills during her 12-hour trip to Toronto, Canada in September 2017, Quartz reports. It was the first lady's first solo trip abroad without her husband, President Donald Trump. The purpose of the day trip was for Trump to lead the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded veterans created by Prince Harry.
The world’s first underground hotel has opened in Shanghai, buried almost 90 metres deep in an old quarry. In the Sheshan Mountain Range on the fringes of Shanghai, the luxury hotel has two floors above ground and 16 below ground, including two floors that are underwater.
According to a recent poll, a large number of parents want their kids to play with traditional toys such as bikes, board games and teddy bears.
This year marks 100 years since certain women in the UK were granted the right to vote, with events across the country marking the centenary on February 6. Just over a month later women's rights were brought to the fore again with the arrival of International Women's Day, which takes place on March 8 every year - however not everybody was happy about it.
As the new Narcos: Mexico series begins, the Mexican actor recalls his most memorable travels around the world.
The Great British high street hasn’t received a lot of positive press in recent months. Store closures have dominated the headlines.
The traditional Rio bar scene is alive and well, where small establishments remain the pretension-free places to be, serving up ice-cold chopp (draught beer) by the tray-load, accompanied by some of the best bar snacks going. Tap rooms are trendy, the variety of beer now matching that of the indulgent snacks, while a cocktail explosion has seen mixologists curate elaborate drinks menus and local distilleries craft small-batch gins, unashamedly taking the best of London, New York or Paris then pouring it through an unmistakably Brazilian filter. And, of course, there's always the caipirinha.
The world of Mary, Queen of Scots exists in constant juxtaposition: women vs. men, England vs. Scotland, Protestants vs. Catholics. Everyone has their place — except Elizabeth (Margot Robbie) and Mary (Saoirse Ronan). The reigning queens of England and Scotland in the sixteenth century sit astride those strict dividing lines, never completely belonging.
The idea of sucking your child’s dummy might sound a little off-putting, but new research claims that it could benefit your baby’s immune system and help prevent them from developing allergies. According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's annual scientific meeting in Seattle, Washington, parents who suck on their child’s pacifier as a way of cleaning it as opposed to using other methods, such as hand-washing, could be significantly boosting their infant's health for their first year of life. Conducted by medical services provider Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, the study involved 128 mothers of infants, who were interviewed over a period of 18 months and asked how they chose to clean their child’s pacifier.
The cold brings with it seasonal dangers: ‘excess winter mortality’ as it is known, accounts for around a 20 per cent rise in fatalities between December and March. A lot of these aren’t from cold-related maladies, but even in highly developed countries with well-heated homes and public services, many die of hypothermia every winter. Put simply, hypothermia occurs when people get too cold.
Four international hotel chains have issued apologies after a video revealing unsanitary cleaning practices in various Chinese outposts went viral. Captured by hidden camera, the footage, uploaded to Chinese social media site Weibo, shows hotel cleaners using dirty towels and flannels to wipe glasses and cutlery and even using the same cloth to clean the both the toilet and sink. The Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai and the Sheraton in Guiyang city both apologised and said they would be reviewing procedures, while The Shangri-La Hotel in Fuzhou said the behaviour violated its hygiene standards.
Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow will be joining an exclusive tour commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings next June for Telegraph Travel.
For ballet dancers, Nutcracker season is a marathon: Most companies begin shows around Thanksgiving that run up until New Year's Eve, often with ten shows a week. "I still have such a love for it, because even though I've been doing it for 25 years, it's still fresh," Copeland tells Refinery29 at a surprise screening for young dancers in New York City hosted by Under Armour. The movie, The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, is certainly a fresher take on the 1892 classic story.
One of Africa’s least visited countries, São Tomé and Príncipe comprises two tropical islands floating in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Gabon. This remote island nation – nicknamed Africa’s Eden – has been chosen by Lonely Planet as one of the top destinations to visit in 2019. São Tomé is the larger (330sq miles) and more developed of the two islands, home to a population of 200,000, and is where flights arrive from mainland Africa (TAP flies to São Tomé via Lisbon from London).
Die Stadt ohne Juden – “The City without Jews” – was the title of a novel published in Vienna in 1922, whose author Hugo Bettauer wanted to highlight growing anti-Semitism. Its plot sounds familiar: a fictional politician in his fictional city of Utopia orders the expulsion of all Jews, with the government borrowing special trains to help carry out the order. Breslauer was a lifelong opportunist who later joined the Nazi party, but at the time of making the film his vision of the gathering political storm was clear-eyed.