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The price of milk is chasing that of petrol… with the current trend, it might actually win. Sugar is no longer sweet. Potatoes are now a luxury… the list goes on. The price of living is now at unsustainable levels.
No sooner had luxury British car brand Bentley announced its launch in Kenya than the luxury vehicles started becoming a common sighting on Kenyan roads. The Bentley dealership is being set up through a company called Bentley Nairobi, with the first models expected to arrive in June. Already,
Nairobi Women rep aspirant Esther Muthoni Passaris has revealed how she once caught her husband with a ‘Mpango Wa Kando’ in a tell-all interview on TV.
The far-right candidate, who was addressing supporters in Villepinte, north of Paris, is accused of using extracts from a speech given by Republican candidate Francois Fillon last month. Le Pen, who trails Emmanuel Macron in the polls, appeared to repeat phrases used by Fillon in a speech on April 15, eight days before he was knocked out of the presidential election race.
The first report on the issue was published on April 1 by the major Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, which claimed that more than 100 men had been detained or disappeared i n Chechnya on suspicion of being homosexual, and that some of them had been killed.
He is trapped in North Korea, accused of committing hostile acts against the Kim Jong Un regime. They have had no word or indication about how he’s doing since March 3, 2016, and they say that with tensions on the rise, it’s now time to speak.
Matthew Bryce, 22, from Glasgow, had not been seen since he left to go surfing off the northwest coast of Scotland on Sunday morning. He went into the water shortly before noon and was adrift until a rescue helicopter run by the Belfast coastguard found him clinging to his surfboard 13 miles off the Scottish coast on Monday evening.
Interns who score gigs at top companies net thousands of dollars per month, according to a list of the 25 highest paying internships in America by jobs site Glassdoor. Unsurprisingly, internships at major tech companies are among the most lucrative. Facebook came out on top with a median monthly pay of $8,000, according to Glassdoor.
Trump signaled that he still believes, as he tweeted on March 4, that “Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory.” Obama aides, intelligence community officials and some prominent Republican lawmakers have all disputed the claim. And the president has provided no evidence to back it up.
The star-turned-festival organizer continues to be roasted over the canceled event in the Bahamas that went from advertised fabulousness to fiasco. Attorney Mark Geragos has filed a $100 million class-action lawsuit on behalf of attendee Daniel Jung against the star (whose legal name is Jeffrey Atkins) and festival co-founder Billy McFarland.
Video, believed to have been filmed on a Japanese ANA flight, was posted online Footage shows the men throwing punches at each other from their seats One man shouts ‘Someone help! This guy is crazy.’ Two men started a brawl on a plane as other horrified passengers looked on.
The Met Gala is the highlight of the fashion calendar. And with ground-breaking Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakuboas named as this year’s theme, the famed fund-raiser is sure to provide plenty of spectacle. The Tokyo-based designer has been deemed worthy of the solo focus of this year’s gala – which inaugurates the museum’s eagerly-awaited accompanying exhibit of her label.
There is a no-selfie policy in place at the Met Gala. But leave it to social media star Kylie Jenner to already start breaking it. The reality star, 19, posted an epic star-studded selfie which featured Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Lily Aldridge, A$AP Rocky, Puff Daddy, Brie Larson, and Paris Jackson.
If you’re happy and you know it, you might be interested in buying these products. With everything about consumers now tracked online, it comes as little surprise that emotions have recently popped up as a quiet – and rather creepy – way for advertisers to target you.
Apologising for the Harry Potter characters she’s killed off is one of J.K. Rowling’s Twitter traditions. Every year, on the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, she says she’s sorry for one character’s death. Last year Remus Lupin received an apology. The year before that, it was Fred Weasley.
Facebook is the world’s most successful social network – but it shows you an abject failure every time you open its app. One month in, no one’s using “Stories,” the Snapchat clone that sits on top of your News Feed on the mobile app.
Scientists have transplanted the head of a rat onto the back of another, ahead of a controversial plan to carry out the world’s first human head transplant later this year. In the experiment, scientists transplanted the head of the smaller rat onto the back of the larger rat, creating a two-headed animal.
Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live opening monologuewas a far more sombre experience than usual – for a serious reason. Kimmel dedicated a 15 minute bit to a story about his newborn son, William (or Billy), who had a heart issue detected by a nurse hours after he was born 10 days ago.
WASHINGTON ― The White House and congressional GOP leaders swear they’re closer to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, but a vote on the Republican health care plan may be further off than President Donald Trump hopes or thinks, as support among the rank-and-file is squishy and opposition among moderates doesn’t look any less fierce than days before.
Rejoice: Late-night TV is safe. Working just past their midnight deadline early Tuesday, The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers reached an agreement on specific terms of a new employment contract, avoiding a strike.
A lawyer for Bresha Meadows, an Ohio teenager accused of killing her allegedly abusive father, is asking a judge to release her on bond until her trial, citing “cruel and unusual” conditions at the Trumbull County Juvenile Detention Center where she is jailed.
Fashion’s biggest night of the year has arrived, and this time it’s gone completely avant-garde. The 2017 Met Gala paid homage to Comme des Garçons and Rei Kawakubo, the fashion house’s visionary founder and designer of over 40 years.