While traditional names like Olivia and Amelia for a girl and Oliver and Harry for a boy continue to reign supreme among parents, with the rise of wellness and non-binary ideals, people are expected to get a little more creative with baby names come 2019.
Michael L. Brown noticed something strange on the in-flight menu, and shared it on Twitter.
Who was Emmeline Pankhurst and what did she help achieve for women?
Christmas presents, plans and traditions are all discussed in The Royal Box Christmas special. Royal biographer Duncan Larcombe, royal commentator Victoria Murphy and Prince Charles' former butler Grant Harrold join presenter Kate Thornton on the sofa to talk all things festive. Elsewhere former royal party planner and etiquette expert Alexandra Messervy busts popular Royal Family myths and outlines every detail of the Christmas celebrations at Sandringham. Plus, we hit the streets of London to find out what the British public would gift the Queen for Christmas.
Psychologists have found that internet-based therapy can effectively reduce symptoms of depression, which is traditionally treated in person via talk therapy. In a new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, researchers examined the efficiency of apps and web platforms that provide cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) online, which works by changing thought patterns and behaviour so as to alleviate the effects of depression. While previous research has looked at the effectiveness of internet-therapy, this review is the first to examine the benefits for people with severe depression.
Shopping for Christmas presents is no mean feat, but once you’ve done that, another task arises: wrapping the things. When it comes to tasks, preparation is key, and gift-wrapping is no different. Before you begin the process, ensure you have everything you need, says gift wrapping expert Jane Means, whose clients include Harrods and Dior.
Duncan Larcombe tells The Royal Box that the press can't just make up stories about the royals.
Fawcett Society has announced the launch of a social media campaign to combat gender-stereotyped toys in the lead up to Christmas. The gender equality and women’s rights charity will be teaming up with Let Toys Be Toys, an initiative that advocates for companies in the toy and publishing industries to stop stereotyping products that are geared towards children. The aim of the “Smashing Stereotypes” campaign is to shine on a spotlight on products, including toys, clothes, stationery and books, that have been designed specifically with girls or boys in mind, as opposed to for all.
A documentary that takes viewers behind the scenes of Chanel’s haute couture spring/summer 2018 show is coming to Netflix this month. Titled 7 Days Out, each episode of the documentary series will centre around one week in the life of a visionary and their team in the realms of fashion, food, space, sports and entertainment. The inaugural episode, which airs on 21 December, provides viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at the legendary French fashion house's spring/summer 2018 haute couture show, which took place in January.
From hard-to-kill plants to the game sure to keep your grandma from nodding off on the sofa, look no further for this year's most coveted stocking fillers.