Tired Londoners rent sleep pods for some zzz’s

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LONDON (Reuters) – Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where they can grab some shut-eye for £15 ($20) an hour. Graeme Daniel, a regular user of Pop & Rest sits in one of the pods, allowing workers and travellers
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Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world’s fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within its limits. Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz speaks as Tony Kanal, animal welfare activist and bassist for
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Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for commercial gain. FILE PHOTO: Workers wave CGT labour union flags with an image of revolutionary hero Ernesto “Che” Guevara during a
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Russian hair salon chain cuts all the frills

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A new chain of hair salons in Russia offering haircuts for just $3 by employing no staff except for hairdressers is expanding and thinks it has a winning formula for business abroad. The Superman franchise strips out all but the essential overheads, offering customers a menu of five standard styled haircuts, which
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Bright and frilly: designers unveil Brexit wardrobe

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LONDON (Reuters) – If you have been wondering what to wear when Britain leaves the European Union next spring, here are some pointers: Hot pink, skirts slashed at the thigh and plenty of lace and ruffles. FILE PHOTO: Models present creations at the Bora Aksu catwalk show at London Fashion Week Women’s, London, Britain September
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With metal skulls and horns, Turkish artist re-interprets ancient stories

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – In a disused hangar in Istanbul, Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin uses thousands of metal human skulls and twisting, spiky animal horns to re-tell some ancient myths in a towering, fearsome installation. A metal skull, a part of Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin’s artwork “Chamber of Immortality”, is pictured in Istanbul, Turkey September 5,
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Model with Down’s syndrome makes strides worldwide

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, in 2015. In the midst of the high-energy glamour on the runway, Madeline, who has limited speech, turned to her mother and firmly announced that she would like to be a model. Model
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Sunny yellows shine on gold carpet at TV’s Emmy awards

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood’s top TV talent stepped out in bright yellow and sparkling white gowns, jumpsuits and tuxedo jackets that complemented a gold carpet as they arrived for a too-close-to-call Emmys race on Monday. 70th Primetime Emmy Awards– Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2018 – Tatiana Maslany and Kristian Bruun. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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