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How Do I Teach My Daughter That She Is More Than The Sum Total Of Her Appearance?

Photo Credit: Pixabay There isn't a day that goes by where there isn't some mention of plus size women in the media, and it seems the era of the plus size model is upon us. Ashley Graham, Robyn Lawley, girls who are regular sized, by mere mortal standards, have been plugging away, trying to get the fashion industry to change their views on what a 'normal' body looks like. But sadly the plus size moniker is here to stay. Which…

Theresa May Accused Of Ignoring Past Warnings About Westminster Sexual Abuse

Theresa May has been accused of ignoring warnings that party whips used evidence about sexual abuse to demand loyalty from MPs. It came as more claims of sexual harassment in Westminster were uncovered. Labour MP Lisa Nandy told the Commons on Wednesday she had told the prime minister three years ago about evidence that abuse in parliament was being covered up. “On three occasions I asked her to act and on three occasions she did not,” Nandy said during PMQs.…

Japanese Police Find 9 Human Heads And 240 Pieces Of Bone In ‘Serial Killer’ Home

Japanese police investigating a suspected serial killer found nine human heads and around 240 pieces of bone in an apartment just outside of Tokyo. Police have arrested Takahiro Shiraishi, who allegedly confessed to killing and dismembering his victims for their money and “obscene purposes”, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The paper writes he was already serving a suspended sentence for sex-related crimes when the grim discovery was made. STR via Getty Images Suspect Takahiro Shiraishi covers his face with his hands…

Brent Council Defends Controversial Anti-Littering Campaign Material

A London council has defended putting up an “inappropriate” anti-littering poster featuring a black man holding a placard featuring the hashtag #CrimeNotToCare. The posters, which have appeared on Kilburn High Road, are part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. But they sparked concern from one Labour councillor who wrote to his local authority to demand that the signs be taken down, the Kilburn Times reports. Posters in Kilburn advertising litter crime deemed ‘inappropriate’ https://t.co/4ilHoP4rA8 pic.twitter.com/1gps3dUEGv — Borough Of Brent (@rrBrent)…

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RIOTS on streets: William Hague condemns bid to call second referendum – UK would implode!

William Hague, now a House of Lords representative, claimed the UK needs to get on with the result of the Brexit vote and that “we have to stick to the decision”. The Lord said the UK could not turn round to the British people after its historic decision to vote to leave the EU and tell them “you got this wrong”. Speaking on the Today programme, Lord Hague said another…

‘Brexit doesn’t matter!’ Economist DISMANTLES Project Fear’s attack on British economy

The TS Lombard economist said Brexit will not impact the British economy as greatly as many believe. Mr Dumas said: "I think the main point about Brexit is that the whole thing actually matters a lot less than people make out. "There are very strong feelings on both sides over here but in terms of markets, I’m not so sure how significant it all is." BLOOMBERG/GETTY Mr Dumas said Brexit…

World Bank says UK is ‘better for business than Germany AND France’ as EU nations fail

A study by the World Bank found just one EU nation ranked higher than Britain, which held firm in seventh place a year on from the nation’s decision to leave. Denmark, the EU’s top ranking member state and one of the few bloc controlled states not to be tied to the failing Euro, came in at third place. Meanwhile, the bloc’s economic powerhouses of Germany and France languished behind the…

‘Not pretty!’ Labour politician’s SHOCK claim about ‘no deal’ Brexit will rile Brexiteers

Welsh Economy Secretary Ken Skates hinted that a "no deal" Brexit scenario would damage UK businesses. Speaking to the BBC, Mr Skates said: “We’ve been working with academics. We’ve been working particularly with Cardiff business school looking at the implications of a "no deal" scenario and it’s not very pretty, it must be said. “That’s why we’ve been very clear in our call for free and unvetted access to the…

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How truck terrorist mowed down his victims over 17 blocks

Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, started his rampage at 3:05pm, police said, when he turned onto West StHe mounted a bicycle lane and drove 4,000 feet for 17 blocks, striking pedestrians and cyclists alikeThe rampage only ended when he struck a school bus - intentionally, one witness said - near Chambers StreetFootage viewed by DailyMail.com showed one person injured or being treated every 10 feet in that areaAlong…

Video shows suspect waving fake gun before NYPD shot him

Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov has been named as suspect in Tuesday attackVideo from the scene shows Saipov attempting to flee on foot before being shot in the stomach by NYPD officer Ryan Nash, 28Saipov, 29, came to U.S. from Uzbekistan in 2010 and used addresses in Florida and New Jersey He worked as commercial truck driver and Uber driver, according to a friendIt's suspected Saipov rented truck used in…

200 dead in North Korea nuke tunnel collapse, report says

Japanese media report says 200 have been killed at North Korean nuke test siteUp to 100 were said to have been trapped before a second collapse took placeUnverified report claims North's sixth nuclear test had weakened the ground near the tunnelsBy Julian Robinson for MailOnline Published: 05:31 EDT, 31 October 2017 | Updated: 12:07 EDT, 31 October 2017 e-mail 12k shares 403 View comments At least 200…

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Pictured: suspect Sayfullo Saipov, accused of mowing down eight people in New York terror attack

The man who allegedly mowed down eight people in a rented pick-up truck in an attack described by New York's mayor as a "cowardly act of terror" pledged allegiance to ISIS before carrying out his rampage, it has emerged. The attacker, named by police as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, careered down…

New York terror attack: Everything we know about suspect Sayfullo Saipov, aged 29

At least eight people were killed and 11 seriously injured when a rental truck ploughed into pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path in New York. Police said a man drove a rented Home Depot truck on to the cycle path on West Street at around 3pm local time (7pm…

Defiant New Yorkers attend spectacular Halloween parade hours after deadly terror attack

Around 2 million defiant New Yorkers ventured out for the city’s annual Halloween parade just hours after eight people were killed in a terror attack. Security was heavy as the Greenwich Village parade started about a mile away from where a truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along the bike…

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Exclusive: Cressida Pollock to leave English National Opera

The chief executive of English National Opera, Cressida Pollock, is to leave her job only three years after she was appointed to rescue the company from financial disaster. Pollock said she was “greatly saddened” to be leaving. Her departure follows rumours of clashes with Daniel Kramer,…

The Difference Between First And Second Pregnancies (It’s Not Pretty…)

It has been said, time and time again, by many wise women across different time zones and generations, that there are fundamental and common differences between first and second pregnancies. Being most of the way through my second, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect…

Just How ‘Exclusively Gay’ Is The New ‘Beauty And The Beast’? And Is It Worth Anything?

The new “Beauty and the Beast” doesn’t open until March 17, but Disney’s marketing team has probably already suffered several convulsions. Luke Evans stars as Gaston and Josh Gad as Le Fou in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a live-action adaptation of…

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New York terrorist who killed 8 left behind an ISIS flag

Police insiders say Uzbek man Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, is the terrorist who killed civilians TuesdayEight people are dead and 15 people have been injured after he drove for a mile down a bike pathHe immigrated to the US in 2010 and has lived…

Great British Bake Off: Sophie Faldo crowned winner

Track cyclist and former Army officer Sophie Faldo, 34, from Surrey, has won eighth series of GBBOThe trainee stuntwoman was prematurely revealed as the winner in Twitter gaffe by judge Prue LeithJudges were wowed by her showstopping entremet cake in dramatic scenes in Tuesday…

Teenage barman claims Kevin Spacey flashed him at hotel

Daniel Beal, 19, said Spacey flashed him at Goodwood Park Hotel, West SussexMr Beal was on his break when actor exposed himself and said 'It's big, isn't it?'Teen returned to bar but was followed by Spacey who insisted he took his watch By Alex Matthews…

Kevin Spacey accused by second Hollywood figure of groping

A second Hollywood figure has come forward Tuesday with sexual assault allegations against actor Kevin Spacey Tony Montana, a documentary filmmaker, says that the House of Cards star groped him in the Coronet Pub in Los Angeles in 2003 'He put his hand on my crotch…

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Florida nursing home death count reaches 10, as state suspends license for facility

A tenth patient from a Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma died Wednesday, as state officials…

Oklahoma City cop shoots, kills man despite neighbors yelling, ‘He can’t hear,’ witnesses say

Magdiel Sanchez was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer in front of his home Tuesday.  (Sanchez…

Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after Irma

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. –  Ten elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox…

Hurricanes stall start of New Jersey beach repair from Sandy

MANTOLOKING, N.J. –  Two hurricanes have delayed the start of beach widening and dune construction in some of the…

Express Politics

REVEALED: The scariest chart in the world when it comes to Brexit negotiations

M&G INVESTMENTS The UK does 51% of its trade with the EUWith the UK set to leave the EU in April 2019 and talks still not progressing to a future relationship, Brexit Secretary David Davis and his team face a race against time. And a chart put together by M&G Investments…

Seven Cabinet ministers among 40 Tory MPs named in ‘sexual misconduct dossier’

GETTY Seven Cabinet ministers are among 40 Tory MPs named in ‘dossier of alleged sexual misconduct’Twenty-five of the MPs named are alleged to have behaved inappropriately, but the other 15 are included for consensual relationships or personal sexual preferences, with no suggestion of harassment. The dossier also contains eight former…

No deal Brexit is ‘NO nightmare’: Experts warn transition deal could become ‘PERMANENT

GETTY The IEA has argued that a hardline 'no deal' Brexit would implement a timelineThe Institute of Economic Affairs has today claimed a clean break from the EU may provide more certainty for UK businesses and trade than protracted talks.  IEA chiefs argue a hard, "no deal" Brexit would implement…

‘Speed up Brexit’ EU costs Britain £267million A WEEK

GETTY The mammoth spending is the equivalent of £267 million per week Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the eye-watering sum, equivalent to £267 million a week, was paid to Brussels by UK taxpayers to cover the country's membership of the bloc. Details of the lavish contribution…

GET ON WITH IT! Alistair Darling says time is running out for UK to get GOOD Brexit deal

Former New Labour Chancellor Alistair Darling was in power at the time of the financial crisis in 2007. A renowned Remain voter, last month he claimed the Brexit vote was a result of people’s "cynicism" following the economic crash - adding the EU departure will just make people even worse…

‘You’re facing the END of Europe’ Catalan leader Puigdemont in chilling warning to EU

GETTY•REUTERS Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont The ousted regional president told a packed press conference in Brussels that Madrid had violated “the very basis of the values on which Europe is founded” and that EU inaction would come “at a very high cost”. Mr Puigdemont, who has fled Spain to avoid…

TOOK YOUR TIME! Barnier finally admits EU is ready to SPEED UP Brexit negotiations

GETTY Michel Barnier plans to move brexit talks forwardThe European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said that the agenda and dates for the next round of Brexit talks would be set "in next few hours or days". The announcement today could be a sign the EU is finally trying to move forward…

REVEALED: Belgium’s plots to lure companies away from London post Brexit

GETTY Belgium is plotting to poach banks and businessesBelgium is planning to set up an English-speaking commercial court to encourage companies to uproot from the UK. A court would give companies a place to sort legislative disputes if Brussels were to become an international economic centre. Belgian Prime Minister Charles…

‘UNDERMINING’ Britain’s hand: Labour’s attempt to trip up Brexit negotiations BLOCKED

The MP, who resigned from her party’s frontbench over Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, requested information regarding the economic impact on 58 industries after Brexit.But her freedom of information (FOI) request was rejected by the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU), who said revealing such information would "undermine" the nation’s preparation…

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REVEALED: The scariest chart in the world when it comes to Brexit negotiations

M&G INVESTMENTS The UK does 51% of its trade with the EUWith the UK set to leave the EU in April 2019 and talks still not progressing to a future relationship, Brexit Secretary David Davis and his team face a race against time. And a chart put together by M&G Investments shows just how much of UK trade is done with the bloc. According to the figures, 51 per cent of this country’s trade is carried out under an agreement with the EU.…

Seven Cabinet ministers among 40 Tory MPs named in ‘sexual misconduct dossier’

GETTY Seven Cabinet ministers are among 40 Tory MPs named in ‘dossier of alleged sexual misconduct’Twenty-five of the MPs named are alleged to have behaved inappropriately, but the other 15 are included for consensual relationships or personal sexual preferences, with no suggestion of harassment. The dossier also contains eight former ministers and 15 other Government members. The most serious claims involve one unnamed minister and an MP who are said to have been included for paying women to “be quiet” and another…

No deal Brexit is ‘NO nightmare’: Experts warn transition deal could become ‘PERMANENT

GETTY The IEA has argued that a hardline 'no deal' Brexit would implement a timelineThe Institute of Economic Affairs has today claimed a clean break from the EU may provide more certainty for UK businesses and trade than protracted talks.  IEA chiefs argue a hard, "no deal" Brexit would implement a timeline for the UK's departure from EU trade agreements, avoiding a scenario where a "transition period" becomes "mysteriously permanent". The IEA in its paper ‘Putting some flesh on a 'bare bones'…

Guardian Politics

Brexit vote has cost each household more than £600 a year, says NIESR

British households are each more than £600 a year worse off following the vote to leave the European Union, according to one of the UK’s leading economic forecasting bodies. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said it is “almost certain” the leave vote has damaged living standards and hit the growth potential of the economy. The thinktank also scaled back its expectations for growth in the UK for the next three years. Against a backdrop of improving economic conditions around the world, the UK is expected to record GDP growth of 1.6% this year, down…

David Davis concedes Brexit financial deal will probably favour EU

David Davis has conceded that Britain’s Brexit withdrawal agreement is likely to favour the European Union in money terms but insisted that the future relationship would favour both sides. His comments, which could be designed to soften people up to the idea of a hefty multibillion-pound financial settlement, came after the government said it was accelerating domestic preparations by hiring 8,000 new civil servants. The Brexit secretary told a House of Lords committee that talks with the EU would resume in the latter half of next week, and that he hoped to make a breakthrough by December that…

Banks need Brexit transition deal by end of year, warns FCA chief

Banks could start to make irreversible moves to transfer staff from London to rival cities in the EU unless there is clarity over Brexit by the end of the year, the Financial Conduct Authority chief executive has told MPs. Andrew Bailey, in a wide-ranging appearance before MPs on the Treasury select committee, said contingency plans being implemented by major banks involved leasing office space, which could be reversed in the event there was not a hard Brexit, or a transition deal was agreed. “They regard those as fairly reversible,” said Bailey. “Where it starts to get more irreversible…

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How Do I Teach My Daughter That She Is More Than The Sum Total Of Her Appearance?

Photo Credit: Pixabay There isn't a day that goes by where there isn't some mention of plus size women in the media, and it seems the era of the plus size model is upon us. Ashley Graham, Robyn Lawley, girls who are regular sized, by mere mortal standards, have been plugging away, trying to get the fashion industry to change their views on what a 'normal' body looks like. But sadly the plus size moniker is…

Theresa May Accused Of Ignoring Past Warnings About Westminster Sexual Abuse

Theresa May has been accused of ignoring warnings that party whips used evidence about sexual abuse to demand loyalty from MPs. It came as more claims of sexual harassment in Westminster were uncovered. Labour MP Lisa Nandy told the Commons on Wednesday she had told the prime minister three years ago about evidence that abuse in parliament was being covered up. “On three occasions I asked her to act and on three occasions she did not,”…

Japanese Police Find 9 Human Heads And 240 Pieces Of Bone In ‘Serial Killer’ Home

Japanese police investigating a suspected serial killer found nine human heads and around 240 pieces of bone in an apartment just outside of Tokyo. Police have arrested Takahiro Shiraishi, who allegedly confessed to killing and dismembering his victims for their money and “obscene purposes”, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The paper writes he was already serving a suspended sentence for sex-related crimes when the grim discovery was made. STR via Getty Images Suspect Takahiro Shiraishi covers his…

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Damian Green investigated over alleged inappropriate advance to female activist 

Theresa May has ordered an investigation into allegations that her effective deputy, Damian Green, made inappropriate advances to a female activist. Kate Maltby, who is three decades younger than the First Secretary of State, told The Times that Mr Green had "fleetingly" touched her knee during a meeting in a Waterloo pub in 2015 and a…

New York terror attack: Eight dead as truck rams cyclists in Manhattan as driver shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’

Eight people dead, 11 injured in 'terror attack' Suspected identified as Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov Five Argentinians and a Belgian among the victims Trump brands attacker as 'very sick and deranged' Theresa May: UK stands with New York Donald Trump orders increased vetting  Eight people died and 11 injured in the worst terror attack on…

Sayfullo Saipov: Uzbek ‘left note claiming allegiance to Isil’ – everything we know about New York suspect

Sayfullo Saipov, the man accused of the New York terror attack  on Tuesday, is an Uber driver who lives in New Jersey after emigrating from Uzbekistan seven years ago. Eight people were killed and 11 injured when a pickup driver mowed down cyclists and pedestrians near the World Trade Center, before striking a school bus. The driver was…

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Stephen Colbert Does The Real Math On Donald Trump’s Promised Border Wall

President Donald Trump has promised so many things of his controversial southern border wall. On the 2016 presidential election campaign trail, Trump vowed that his proposed U.S.-Mexico barrier would be “big, “powerful,” “impenetrable,” “physical” and “beautiful.” With the due date for contractors to submit prototypes falling Friday, “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert talked to construction experts to find out just what it would take to build the barrier ― if all Trump’s promises were to be met. Find…

Conan O’Brien Hilariously Suggests How Team Trump Earns Its Money

Conan O’Brien says he’s got the scoop on how members of President Donald Trump’s administration, his family and his political allies make their money. In a clip posted online Friday, the late night show host lightheartedly suggested the various ways in which celebrities and key figures in Team Trump ― such as his son Eric Trump, wife Ivanka Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and White House press secretary Sean Spicer ― earn their dollars. Here’s what O’Brien thinks…

Stephen Colbert Skewers EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s Climate Change Theory

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt may want to listen to what Stephen Colbert has to say. On Thursday, Pruitt controversially claimed that carbon dioxide emissions were not principally to blame for global warming ― a theory which goes against the thinking of pretty much all of the scientific community. So on Friday night’s broadcast of the “Late Show,” Colbert suggested that Pruitt do just one thing — and that was to check his own agency’s website. Because…