An increasing number of fashion labels are declaring their commitment to looking after the environment, many of which are available to purchase on the high street. In October 2018, the Environmental Audit Committee wrote a letter to 10 of the biggest high street stores in the UK urging the companies to take action against "fast fashion", and encourage their customers not to waste clothing. Swedish brand Weekday recently released its SS19 collection.
Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has explained how the “gift” of living with Asperger syndrome helps her “see things from outside the box” when it comes to climate change. In an interview with presenter Nick Robinson on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Tuesday, the 16-year-old environmental activist said the disorder helps her see things in “black and white”. Asperger syndrome falls within the autism disorder spectrum, Autism NI explains.
It turned out that an unattended candle in the flat below had got too close to the sofa and caught the apartment alight.
"So yesterday I learned, that apparently you can’t eat Mr Whippy’s when pregnant. Is this true?"
Yahoo UK's royal correspondent Danielle Stacey speaks to Princess Diana's astrologer Debbie Frank about the royal family and their star signs. Debbie was introduced to the late princess in 1989 and had regular contact with her until her death in 1997. She speaks to Yahoo UK's video series 'The Royal Box,' about what Diana would have thought of her daughters-in-law Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle. Host Kate Thornton also speaks to royal commentator Omid Scobie, historian Anna Whitelock and PR expert Nick Ede. They discuss Meghan and Harry's plans to keep details around the birth of Baby Sussex private and how the Cambridges will celebrate their wedding anniversary.
Dame Jacqueline Wilson has said the thought of children receiving gender reassignment treatment makes her “very, very worried”. The 73-year-old author has written some of the most-loved children’s books of all time, but in a new interview with The Daily Telegraph, she confessed that creating a transgender character is not high on her agenda and revealed would only do so “if there was a really strong reason”. “I wouldn’t want people to think I’d jumped on the bandwagon just because it’s current and in the news,” Wilson said.
Anna Whitelock on Harry and Meghan: “I think the line that they’re walking and going to have to walk very carefully is between royalty and celebrity.